Preliminary program

Please note that the preliminary program schedule is subject to change.

 

1st DAY – 4 September, 2019

Ice-Breaking Party at the RAMYBE Cultural Centre

14.00 – 17.30 Registration to the Forum (at the Vanagupe hotel)
18.00 – 18.30 Busses to the Ice breaking party from Vanagupe hotel and Gradiali hotel
18.30 – 22.30 Ice breaking party, RAMYBE cultural centre

 

2nd DAY – 5 September, 2019

Conference at the Vanagupe hotel

08.00 – 09.00 Registration to the Forum
09.00 – 09.10 Welcome speech (Mr G. Kavaliauskas, Lithuanian Peat Producers’ Association)
09.10 – 09.30 Economic outlook (Mr A. Izgorodin, SME Finance)
09.30 – 09.50 Trends in greenhouse sector (Mr M. Pupienis, “Kietaviškiu gausa”, Ltd.)
09.50 – 10.10 IPS news (Mr G. Ludwig, IPS)
10.10 – 10.25 Platinum Sponsor: Klasmann-Deilmann Lithuania
10.25 – 11.05 Coffee Break
11.05 – 11.15 Golden Sponsor: ICL-group
11.15 – 11.35 RHP/ECAS news. Testing of processes in growing media production on sanitation effectiveness with Bacillus globigii as a test organism (Mr H. Boon, RHP)
11.35 – 11.55 “Peatland Fires in Lithuania, Latvia. Problems and solutions” (Mr V. Kurkulis, Association of Fire Prevention Works)
11.55 – 12.15 “Energy Peat Europe” (Mr J. Silpola, EPE)
12.15 – 12.30 Golden Sponsor: Premier Tech Chronos
12.25 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.20 Growing Media Europe news (Ms C. Luetgebrune, GME)
14.20 – 14.40 Labor market challenges (Ms A. Grybauskienė, “Talentor Lithuania”, Ltd.)
14.40 – 15.00 Treasures under the peat – research of prehistoric settlements at Aukštumala peat-bog (prof. Mr A. Girinininkas and Mr T. Rimkus, Klaipėda University)
15.00 – 15.20 RPP news (Mr M. Kuenen, RPP)
15.20 – 15.45 Coffee Break
15.45 – 16.00 “Peat production in Estonia 2019” (Mr E. Niitlaan, Estonian Peat Association)
16.00 – 16.15 “Peat production in Latvia 2019” (Ms I. Krīgere, Latvian Peat Association)
16.15 – 16.30 “Peat production in Lithuania 2019” (Mr G. Kavaliauskas, Lithuanian Peat Producers’ Association)
16.45 – 16.55 Discussion
16.55 – 17.00 Closing speech

Gala Dinner
18.30 – 19.00 Busses to Gala Dinner venue from Vanagupe hotel and Gradiali hotel.

 

3rd DAY – 6 September, 2019

Custom sightseeing excursions

3 options: Curonian Spit, Nemunas Delta Regional Park by boat or guided tour in Palanga city (pre-pregistration is required). More information soon.