syyskuu, 2020

03syys11:0015:00Webinar: Smart Village Leader Network


Tapahtuman kuvaus

Programme (Current local time in Finland):

10.45 Lines open

Smart Development

11:00 Introduction

11.05 Smart Villages: what has been happening on European level and in Finland –
Marianne Selkäinaho, Senior Officer, Rural Affairs at Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland

11.20 Outcomes and opportunities of the Smart Rural 21 project – Edina Ocsko, E40 Group, Project Coordinator


Smart Agriculture

11.40 SMART Agriculture: its relevance in the mountains – Prof Davy McCracken, Head of Department of Integrated Land Management and Head of Hill & Mountain Research Centre, Scotland

12:00 Smart villages and Smart farms: building smartness side by side – Liisa Pesonen, Senior scientist in Luke (Natural Resources Institute Finland)


12.25 “Blind Dates” in Break out -rooms


Smart Communities

12.50 The Finland’s Smartest Village competition – Salla Pätilä, Network Expert, Finnish Rural Network

13.00 Kythera Smart Village, Greece – Dimitris Bogiatzis, Attica Islands Network (FLAG)

13.15 Restoring Rural Communities Through Coworking – TBC, “Zied zeme” (LAG), Latvia

Networks and digital solutions

13.30 Local digi support in rural areas – Examples from “Digisti kylässä” -project – Specialist Tuukka Kivioja, JAMK University of Applied Sciences.

13.40 Broadband in Scottish Lochs and Glens – Shaun Marley, Forth Valley & Lomond (LAG)

13.55 Kuitu kylässä / Village optical fibre project – Seppo Alatörmänen, Finland

14.05 Raudanmaa Village Broadband – Mirka Huhtanen, Finland

14.15 “Blind Dates” in Break out -rooms 15min

14.40 Summary and closing words – Kari Kylkilahti, Executive Manager, Leader Kantri, Finland


Address for registration:

Last day for registration is Mon 2020-08-31. The link to the webinar will be sent by e-mail for participants.



(Torstai) 11:00 - 15:00


Leader Kantri & Leader Pirkan Helmi, co-operation with Finnish Rural Network



Kari Kylkilahti, Executive Manager, Leader Kantri (LAG)

Yhteystiedot, 358 40 707 1470