CONFERENCE PROGRAM

MAY 7, KLAIPĖDOS PILIAVIETĖ

10.00-10.10

Opening of the conference

Vytautas Grubliauskas, Mayor of Klaipeda City

EUROPEAN CHALLENGES AND NATIONAL AMBITION

10.10-10.20

Lithuania’s goal – to lead the green economy

Ingrida Šimonytė, Prime Minister of Lithuania

10.20-10.30

“Green without blue would be yellow”

Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner

RACING WITH PURPOSE

10.30-10.35

Greeting from the Ocean Race

Richard Brisius, CEO of The Ocean Race

10.35-10.45

The Relay4Nature project

Richard Brisius, CEO of The Ocean Race

10.45-11.00

How does sailing contribute to global sustainability in partnership with business?

Anne-Cecile Turner, Sustainability Program Director at the The Ocean Race

DOWNWIND IN FULL SPEED: UNTAPPED SOCIAL POTENTIAL

11.00-11.10

Tasks of the Green Course for the Lithuanian Government and Society

Simonas Gentvilas, Minister of Environment

11.10-11.20

How will changes in the industry affect each of us?

Vidmantas Janulevičius, Chairman of Lithuanian Association of Industrialists

11.20-11.30

Green economy to benefit the society: business examples

Donatas Dailidė, YPO Lithuania Chapter Chair

11.30-11.40

The marginals in sustainability: greenwashing & greenhushing

Ieva Bieliūnaitė, TBWA\Vilnius partner & strategist

11.40-12.10

Discussion: Together for a Green future: how to involve society?

S.Gentvilas, V.Janulevičius, D.Dailidė

SUSTAINABILITY IN THE OCEANS AND THE SEAS is a guarantee of economic strength and viability

12.10-12.25

State of the Baltic sea: could it be better?

Vice-rector for Science and Innovations of University of Klaipeda Dr. Darius Daunys

12.25-12.35

Sustainability in the oceans: why is it important to us?

Mairead O’Donovan, The Ocean Race Science & Learning Programmes

12.50-13.00 LIVE broadcast of Klaipėda Coastal Race