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Estonia-UAE Business seminar

UAE business delegation’s visit to Estonia
*with invitations only

Tuesday, 06.07

  • Arrival as per individual flight schedule
  • Transport: pick up from the airport and drop off in the hotel (Hotel Telegraaf & Swissôtel Tallinn)
  • Accomodation: Hotel Telegraaf
    Address: Vene 9 Tallinn 10123, phone: +372 600 0600
  • Accomodation: Swissôtel Tallinn
    Address: Tornimae Street 3, 10145 Tallinn, Estonia, phone: +372 6240000
  • Time to be confirmed: Dinner hosted by H.E Jaan Reinhold, invitations only


Wednesday, 07.07 


Estonia-UAE business seminar. Location: Maarjamäe Castle (Eesti Ajaloomuuseum – Maarjamäe loss, Pirita Tee 56)

Estonia introduction video

Welcome words from moderator Sven Aulik

10.00– 10.10 Keynote H.E Ando Leppiman, Secretary General at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications for Estonia

Keynote H.E Abdulnasser Al Shaali – Assistant Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs, MoFAIC

Estonia – digital society video

10.10-11.30 “Best practices of building a digital society” Ms. Anett Numa, Digital Transformation Adviser E-Estonia Briefing Centre

Mr. Marek Helm, Nortal Ltd

Mr. Aare Reintam, CybExer Technologies LLC

Mr. Oliver Väärtnõu, Cybernetica Ltd

11.30-11.45 coffee break

11.45-12.00 “Trade with Estonia“ Mrs. Marge Pihlapuu, Enterprise Estonia

12.00-12.15How to benefit from investment opportunities in Estonia” Mr. Egert Anslan, Deputy Head of Global Business Development, Estonian Investment Agency of Enterprise Estonia

12.15-13.15 lunch


13.15-14.15 “Estonia at EXPO Dubai: digital, smart and sustainable” H.E Daniel Schaer, Comissioner General, Estonian Pavilion EXPO 2020 Dubai

“Building a better tomorrow with knowledge-based digital tools supporting the ecosystem“ Merylin Rüütli, Projekt Kuubis LLC

“Cleaning up the world one gigabyte at a time – Digital clean-up” Ms. Anneli Ohvril, Let’s do it World, Civic & Social Organization

 “Digital education in a new reality” Mr. Priit Kongo, Net Group LLC

 “The Post-covid work environment” Mr. Sparry Kivilo, Mr. Henriko Pärnpuu,  Silen LLC

“Personalized prevention of cancer and other common complex diseases” Mr. Peeter Padrik, MD, PhD, Antegenes, LLC

New era technical solutions to engage with wide audience” Mr. Lehari Kaustel, Global Virtual Solutions


Thursday, 08.07 Location: Hotel Hilton Tallinn (F. R. Kreutzwaldi 23)


SPACE – moderator: Madis Võõras

10.00-10.10 Introduction

10.10-10.30 Estonian Space Policy and Programme”

Paul Liias, Head of Space at Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications
Madis Võõras, Head of Estonian Space Office at Enterprise Estonia

10.30-10.45 Q & A

10.45-11.05 „Innovation Driven Nation“ Raido Lember, Business Development Manager, Estonian Investment Agency, Enterprise Estonia

11.05-11.20 Q & A

11.20-11.40 „Sille.Space – Infrastructure deformation monitoring using satellite data” Mr. Aimo Kõva, Head of international operations, Datel

11.40 -12.00 Q & A

12.00-13.00 lunch

13.00 site visit to Taltech, group will be assited by Birgit Lao


EDUCATION – moderator: Birgit Lao

10.00-10.20 “Personalised Education with AI” Mr. Peep Küngas, Data Architect, The Education and Youth Board

10.20-10.40 “Digital competence and teacher training in Estonia” Ms. Kerli Požogina, Project Manager of Training Centre, The Education and Youth Board

10.40-11.00 „Opiq: from textbooks to digital learning environment“ Mr.Hendrik Väli, Creative Director of Opiq

11.00-11.20 „Mobi Lab augmented reality solutions to assist in teaching and learning complex subjects.“ Mr. Allan Valm, Product Manager of Mobi Lab

11.20-11.40 „Schoolaby – digital learning 2.0“ Mr. Mart Laus, Founder and CTO and Ms. Kristiina Kägu, Founder and CEO of Schoolaby

11.40-12.00 Q & A

12.00-13.00 lunch

13.00 site visit to Taltech, group will be assited by Birgit Lao


ENVIRONMENT & FOOD  – moderator: Siim Tiidemann

10.00 -10.10 opening words Mr. Siim Tiidemann, Deputy Secretary General for Fisheries Policy and Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Rural Affairs

10.10-10.30 „Food safety system and surveillance in Estonia and export certificates for animal products“, Ms. Hele-Mai Sammel, Deputy DG, Estonian Agricultural and Food Board

10.30-10.45 „Food waste prevention in Estonia“ Mrs. Kristel Kibin – Adviser to the Environmental Management Department, Ministry of the Environment

10.45-11.00 „R&D to create, develop and implement innovative biotechnological solutions for food and feed “ Ms.Epp Songisepp, Head of Research & Development, Bio-competence       centre

11.00-11.15 „Breeding and animal production-Estonian success story“ Mr. Tanel-Taavi Bulitko, CEO of Animal Breeders Association

11.15-11.30 „Company perspective on production and sustainability“ Liis Tuur, Development Manager at E-Piim Ltd

11.30-11.45 „ Plant production and export perspectives from Scandagra Estonia“ Margus Venelaine, Chief Executive Officer at Scandagra Estonia

11.45-12.00 Q & A

12.00-13.00 lunch

13.00 site visit to TFTAK (Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies), group will be assisted by Kristiina Lillestik

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