RURAL NETWORK online: Smart villages - Finnish experience and vision

Time: 06.05.2021

Place: Zoom & Youtube


On 6 May 2021, the Rural Networking Department (Estonian Rural Network) of Agricultural Research Centre will organize a web-based thematic seminar on smart villages `Finnish experience and vision´.

Finland is one of the countries that is most advanced in preparing a support framework for Smart Villages for the near future. Much is already happening! This webinar gives a good overview of the development of smart villages in Finland. In addition, we also hear about an Estonian LEADER smart villages cooperation project.

The working language of the webinar is English. The webinar will be held via Zoom, but also possible to follow in YouTube.

Smart villages - Finnish experience and vision

LINK to YouTube is HERE


13.00 - 14.30

(Estonian/Finnish time)

  • Welcoming words - Olavi Petron Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs, Policy and Analysis Department
  • Smart villages vision in Finland - Marianne Selkäinaho, Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Rural Network support activities - Salla Pätila - Rural Network Support Unit of Finland
  • Finland's Smartest Village award winner Vuolijoki village - Jussi Soini
  • Estonian LEADER cooperation project "Smart Villages Development Program"  - Kristiina Tammets, LAG Tartu Rural Development Association

The moderator of the webinar is Ave Bremse from the Estonian Rural Network


Link to EST



Viimati muudetud: 12.10.2021

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