Agenda ReGeneration 2030 Summit 2020

Thursday 20/8

Venue: Local hubs & online 
Time: The schedule is set in Central European Time 


Welcome in local hubs

12:00 - 13:00

Time to register and meet the other in the local hub. Open
space for local hub to do what they want. 

Formal opening of the meeting in hubs and online

13:00 - 13:15

Planting a seed: A short inspirational video setting the tone for the summit, and a teaser for the coming cultural activities during the summit, hosted by NIPÅ, Nordic Institute on Åland and the HållbArtfestival (Sustainability art festival). 

A warm welcome


Jonas Faergeman, chair of the ReGeneration 2030 steering committe makes a welcome speech. Jonas works as a Climate Reality Leader for the Climate Reality Project, a global organisation spreading awareness and educating on climate change. 

Around the region with our host


Karin Bylund, secretary of the ReGeneration 2030 steering committé, takes us around the region and let us meet the local hubs. Karin will be the online host for the summit. Karin works as a a project manager at the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development 



Workshop cross borders

14:30 - 15: 30

Cooperation and ice-breaker activities. Getting to know each
other, despite of being spread out. 

ACTER - How to revolutionise the way we solve global challenges.


Emil Vincentz will introduce ACTER, a digital collaboration platform built to accelerate action on global challenges, including the UN sustainable development goals. He will showcase how it will be used by both people and organisations, such as ReGeneration 2030 and how it will radically change the way we as humanity work together."

See presentation

Inspiration: Youth with huge impact


Annika Lepistö, Nordic Youth  delegation and advisory group for  Biodiversity Theme: How young people are getting real impact in global negotiations  on new common goals for biodiversity, and how youth can get impact in other issues as well. 

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Inspiration: Clean games - playful way to help nature


Speakers from the russian organisation Clean Games explains how competitions on collecting litter and sorting it out has been spread wordwide and provides a playful way to change mindsets and behaviour.

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      Panel discussion: Young people leading the way to a sustainable economy


Young innovators and entrepreneurs from across the Baltic Sea Region discuss with the participants and researcher Alberto Giacometti from the the BeUBio project. 

See the discussion 

Around the region with our host


 Our online host, Karin Bylund,  summarizes the day . 



 Have a meal with the others in your hub or with your online   friends. 

Movie time - Washed ashore


All summit participants have been challenged to make a photo/film of trash in a creative way. The results will be a short movie we watch together. Inspired from the exhibition "Washed Ashore" - Art of rubbish at Nordens institut på Åland.

Friday 21/8

Venue: Local hubs & online 
Time: The schedule is set in Central European Time 


Welcome in hubs and online

12:00 - 12:15

Karin Bylund,  welcomes everyone to day 2 of the summit and checks in with some of the hubs. 

Meditative Powertalk: Environment x Humans

12:15 - 12:30

Michael Polejaev and Maxi Shilov, creators of Aestetik Documentary Film and founders of New Visual Culture Foundation, will share their big vision on the impact on environment of humans and their activity today and tomorrow in a form of meditation. (Hosted by NIPÅ)

UN Youth of Finland with Professor Tony Addison: The more the merrier - Partnerships for Sustainable Development 

12:30- 13:45

Tony Addison, Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and former Chief Economist and Deputy Director of UNU-WIDER in Helsinki, gives an expert speech tying together partnerships in developmental economics with examples on extractive industries. The following online workshop will provide interactive learning on SDG 12 (sustainable consumption and production) and SDG 17. 

See presentation 

Politics: Why youth is important and what youth can achieve


Paula Lehtomäki, general secretary of the Nordic Council of Ministers about youth involvement and sustainability.

See presentation and Inteview with Karin Bylund) 

Workshop : Action workshop 

14:30- 16:30

Final workshop in local hubs and online. Time to  explore why youth voices are important, how they can be supported and what practical actions the participants want to take that can be implemented until next year. We will end the workshop with each hub presenting their ideas for future work by uploading their final document . 

Closing words from steering committe


End of the summit online


Our host Karin Bylund summarises the outcome and results of this year's summit and we will say goodbye to all the hubs and see you soon again (online) and next year on the Åland Islands! 



Dinner together with other participants, online or IRL. 

Live concert från Åland


Live concert from Åland with Yohan och Emil on NIPÅ live. 

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