Investment conference a different style Paldiski 2023

Investment conference „Different Paldiski“ is taking place for the 6th time already. This year, we will meet on August 29th at the seaside conference tent in Paldiski South Harbor.

The main agenda of the conference is Paldiski at the forefront of green changes. We will hear exciting presentations from decision-makers and experts in the field, both from Estonia and abroad, about the transition to green energy, ensuring energy security, and creating the environment of the future.

Additionally, there is an opportunity to leave a mark in history by contributing to the cornerstone laying of the pier intended for the construction and maintenance of offshore wind parks and for enhancing military capabilities.

The evening will conclude with a lively celebration and the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Paldiski South Harbor, featuring Anne Veski.

The invitation is personalized. Check the schedule ⇓ and kindly confirm your participation by August 21th at the latest HERE.

Vi investment conference "Different Paldiski" 2023 agenda

29.08.2023, PALDISKI SOUTH HARBOR in the conference tent
9.00 Registration, morning coffee
10.00 Opening of the conference Neeme Raud, moderator
10.05 Greetings from Lääne-Harju municipality Külli Tammur, chairman of the municipal council
10.10 Opening presentation ” Future is green” Kristen Michal, Minister of Climate



10.30 Paldiski South Harbour boldly and energetically creates a green future Valdo Kalm, chairman of the board of Port of Tallinn
10.45 Conversation round about security and green changes Neem Raud – moderator,  Kersti Kaljulaid – President of Republic of Estonia 2016-2021 and member of counsil of AVH Grupp AS, Kristen Michal – Minister of Climate, Jüri Luik – The Permanent Representative of Estonia to NATO



11.15 Greetings Kaja Kallas, the prime minister
11.25 The corner stone of Paldiski Lõunasadama 6a quay
11.45 Lunch



12.45 Saare Wind Energy – offshore wind farms Edwin Van De Brug, Van Oord
13.00 The marine wind farm is the cornerstone of Estonia’s green turn and climate goals Aavo Kärmas, chairman of the board of Enerfit Green AS
13.15 Carbon Neutral Power Plant Sven Goethals
13.30 Accelerating the green transition Aleksandra Billeskov, McKinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping
13.50 Discussion round: Estonian energy giants’ positions on green energy Lauri Ulm – Enefit Green’s wind energy area manager. moderator, Andrus Durejko – chairman of the board of Eesti Energia, Marti Hääl – board member of Alexela AS, Keit Kasemets – chancellor of the Climate Ministry
14.20 A coffee break



14.50 GreenLab presentation Tallinn Christopher Sorensen, Chairman of the Board of GreenLab Skive
15.10 Living environment and green changes Tarmo Tamm, Chairman of the Estonian Parlament Environment Committee
15.25 About planning the living environment of the future, including in Paldiski Indrek Allman, architect
15.40 Discussion round: What should be done to create a better living environment in the future Heiti Hääl – moderator, Jaanus Saat – mayor of Lääne-Harju County, Indrek Allman – architect, Pärtel-Peeter – member of Estonian Parlament etc, Ivar Kruusenberg – doctor of technology
16.10 Closing the conference, summaries Neeme Raud


Paldiski South Port’s 30th anniversary

16.30 Water show by the sea
17.00 – 20.00 PALDISKI SOUTH HARBOR 30 Port of Tallinn, Anne Veski, Estonian Academy of Arts


Organizers reserve the right to make changes to the program. The conference will have Estonian-English and English-Estonian translation.