top of page

Conference organization

We organize a conference from scratch regardless of your industry and region. After receiving a request for a conference, ​we identify the topics and design the program completely. In addition, we design and manage the sponsorship programs. We have successfully organized conferences both in Europe and America, bringing together companies, universities and authorities from North America, Australia, Europe and Latin America. Investing in a conference has a large impact on creating new projects in other regions and generating effective networking.

For conference organization requests and inquiries


Patricio Sazo Arellano


Sustainable Construction and Wood Industry Chile-Finland. June 14th, 2023.
Helsinki, Finland

The request for a conference was sent to Latnord from two of the most important institutions for wood industry in Chile, namely: the Wood Innovation Centre from the university Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and  National Centre for Excellence for the Wood Industry (CENAMAD)

According to the topics mentioned in the request Latnord designed a conference with three parts, including companies and speakers from both countries. Latnord also rented the venue after agreement with Finnish Chamber of Commerce (Finncham). The complete process of invitation to speakers was done by Latnord and it lasted two months, several preparation meetings were required.

The result was the conference Sustainable Construction and Wood Industry Chile - Finland.

Information from Finnish Chamber of Commerce:

The full content of the conference, topics and speakers were the following:



I. Introduction

  • Introduction and welcome from the organizer. Patricio Sazo Arellano, Founder at Latnord

  • Opening remarks.

       Heidi Virta, Head of Latin America at Business Finland

       Catalin Butnariu, Trade Representative in the Nordic Countries at Embassy of Chile in Sweden

  • Regulatory framework for wood construction in Finland. Tomi Toratti, Chief Advisor at Federation of the Finnish Woodworking Industries (Puutuoteteollisuus)

  • Overview and challenges of wood construction in Chile, Francisca Lorenzini, CEO at Centro de Excelencia para la Industria de la Madera CIM-CENAMAD 

II. R&D centers and companies on forestry, bioproducts and wood construction


  • Raute - the leading maker of veneer, plywood and lvl technologies. Jari Myyryläinen, CCO at Raute

  • Sustainable and renewable building solutions from Stora Enso. Tomi Jussila, Sales Director – Northern Europe, Wood Products Division at Stora Enso.

  • Lunawood the global market leader and forerunner in sustainable thermowood solutions. Maija Masalin, VP Customer Experience at Lunawood

  • Protection and humidity control in wooden structures. Stefania Fortino, Senior Scientist at VTT

III. Multi storey wooden buildings and wooden houses


  • A new era for wood and architecture. Ruben Tomás Verde, Architect at Lundén Architecture Company

  • Large solid wood projects in Finland and abroad, and element manufacturing. Mikko Leino, CEO at Puurakentajat Group

bottom of page