Forest&Photonics is a unique professional event that brings together the forest and technology
experts to network, collaborate and share their experiences, challenges and solutions. Forest&Photonics 2021 is held in recently renewed Original Sokos Hotel Kimmel (Itäranta 1, Joensuu, Finland) You can also follow presentations via live stream if you are prevented attending the event in Joensuu. The event will not be recorded.


Forest&Photonics 2021 program

Program and schedule EET (Helsinki) time zone.

MONDAY – 22nd November  2021

11:30  Registration and lunch

12:30  Opening of the Forest&Photonics 2021, Juha Purmonen, Business Joensuu Ltd


13.30  Presentations

14:30  Coffee break

15:15   Presentations

  • Up-to-date forest data with AI and satellite monitoring, Sanna Härkönen, Bitcomp Ltd
  • Photonics to prevent forest fire, Matthieu Roussey, UEF
  • Blockchains, cryptocurrencies, forest big data and carbon credit markets – will green financing change forestry? Andrus Aaslaid, Single.Earth
  • Keynote: Bright future for the forest sector with photonics. Risto Linturi, Futurist

17:30   Matchmaking

18:30   Networking dinner


TUESDAY – 23rd November 2021

9:00  Registration and coffee

9:20  Wake up

9:40  Presentations

11:00  Lunch


12:45  Presentations

14:05   Summary and closing

Business Joensuu Ltd. reserves the right to make changes to the program and right to change the Forest&Photonics event to a fully virtual event based on the COVID-19 regulations and restrictions.