The Low Carbon City Development Forum, (previously as Sino-Finnish Innovativeness Forum) which marks its 7th gathering, has a solid reputation in bridging EU - China collaborations and public-private partnership. Under the name of the Low Carbon City Development Forum, the conference examines the latest developments in low-carbon fields, through addresses from panel speakers, including industry leaders, policy-makers and scholars; panel discussions and workshops. In addition, the forum attracts high-level international speakers who lend an insight to the global context.

This year’s key features

  • Ministerial address
  • Ambassador’s acknowledgement
  • Public-private partnership
  • Corporate ecosystems
  • Urban planning
  • Urban transportation
  • Green building
  • Renewable resources 

Forum highlights

  • The high-level EU– China conference in Finland
  • Valuable EU-China business match-making opportunities (26-27 September)
  • High quality plenary & workshop sessions
  • Networking with over 100 international stakeholders
  • Industrial insight and policy highlights
  • 20+ international speakers

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Reframing City Districts (ReCiDi)

A research project conducted by the Universities of Turku and Tampere which aims to form a new conceptual framework which will help shape the collective identity and common vision necessary to realize the future low-carbon and sustainability targets.

Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation (SASUI)

An action learning and research project conducted by Aalto University and the University of Tampere which aimed to form a better understanding of the architectural requirements for successful innovation projects.