2020 JUNE

Special Webinar:


With all four Team Finland parties in Japan (Embassy of Finland, Business Finland, Finnish Institute in Japan and Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Japan), we are bringing you the first ever Team Finland Japan Day in a webinar format. We are planning to provide updates from all Team Finland parties, and also insight on the current economic situation from by a guest speaker. You will also have a great chance to have a peak on the new METSA PAVILION which was built on the embassy compound this Spring.

Please note that this webinar will be held in English. Please use the registration form below to register. A link to the webinar will be sent via email afterwards.



Program of the event:

§  14.00–14.05  Opening of the day by Pekka Orpana, Ambassador of Finland

§  14.0514:25 Economic Outlook by Takuji Okubo, Director of The Economist Corporate Network Tokyo

§  14:25 – 15:00 METSÄ Pavilion project

       14.25–14.40  Company case: Metsä Group as a main partner of the Metsä Pavilion in Tokyo Olympic Games by Mikko Saavalainen, Senior Vice President, Business Development at Metsä Wood + promotion video

       14.40–15.00  Metsä Pavilion Program and Preparations by Laura Kopilow BF and Anna-Maria Wiljanen, Director, Finnish Institute in Japan


§  15.05–15:25 Team Finland Greetings and High Level Visits from Helsinki by Päivi Mähönen, Delegations Team BF Helsinki and Mari Lankinen, MOFA of Finland

§  15:25 – 15:45 Finnish Chamber of Commerce in Japan: new chairman E. Ullner presentation and plans for 2020, Antti Kunnas, Executive Director

§  15:45–16.15 Discussion, closing words by Ambassador