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Sustainable Construction and Wood Industry Chile - Finland.

Latnord organized the conference Sustainable Construction and Wood Industry Chile - Finland. The venue was WTC Helsinki, headquarters of Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Helsinki, Finland. June 14th, 2023.

Information from Finnish Chamber of Commerce:


Part 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,  Director of ProChile for Nordic countries

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

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

Part 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

Part 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

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