e-Estonia Pavilion Schedule

 

September

Time & Venue
Event
Description
Speakers from Estonia

12 September

16:30–17:30

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01

e-Estonia pavilion soft-opening

e-Estonia Pavilion soft opening with the Minister of Enterpreneurship and IT Andres Sutt, with guests from Estonia and Dubai

Minister of enterpreneurship and IT Andres Sutt; Commissioner General Daniel Schaer

 

October

Highlights of this month are two Thematic Business Forums co-curated with Estonia, Technological Thursday about Africa and Estonia`s IT companies visit to EXPO.

Estonian Delegations in EXPO and UAE

 

  • 13–21 October Est-Lat-Swe technology companies visit to UAE: Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications (ITL), Icefire, Aktors, Admiral Markets, Auve Tech, Cybernetica, Singleton group. SK ID Solutions, GoSwift, Guardtime, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, Timbeter, Nortal, EyeVi Technologies, FiscalAdmin Ltd, Tallinn University of Technology, Mobi Lab, B.Est Solutions Estonia, Net Group.

Date
Event
Description
Speakers from Estonia
Venue
02/10/2021
Climate Change & Biodiversity Week (until 9th of October)

 

 

03/10/2021
Thematic Business Forum Climate Change & Biodiversity Breakout session

15:00–15:40 Promoting Sustainable Management of the Forest Ecosystem 

16:10–16:50 Role of Public Sector in Driving a Sustainable Future


Full agenda

Anna-Greta Tsahkna - CEO of Timbeter

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
14/10/2021
Delivering Digital Dividends in Africa Global Business Forum Africa side-event powered by ITL

14:30-18:00 Key-note speech, panel discussion on new approaches for creating an innovative economy and achieving digital dividends is followed by a networking reception 



Doris Põld - CEO, (ITL); Margus Rava - Ambassador-at-Large for economic cooperation with Africa, MFA; Daniel Schaer - Commissioner General; Jana Krimpe - Estonian ICT Cluster; moderator Kevin Tammearu -  Estonian ICT Cluster

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
16/10/2021
Space Week (until 23rd of October)

 

 

18/10/2021
Thematic Business Forum Space

15:50–16:30 Trust, Security and Data in Space

Moderator Paul Liias - Head of Space at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications; Marika Popp - Head of Space solutions at Guardtime

DEC Hall 2A South
20/10/2021
e-Residency: Expand your business to Europe Learn more about how Estonia´s e-Residency can enable you to establish and run an EU company 100% online

15:00-16:30 Over 85,000 people have signed up to the programme, and 18,000 companies have been created through e-Residency. We are introducing the programme, followed by a networking reception. 

Meliisa-Palipea Tasker - Community Manager at e-Residency;

Mats Kuuskemaa - Head of Business Strategy at e-ResidencyFabrice Guest speaker: Amalaman, CEO of PayQin.com

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01
22/10/2021
EU Honour Day

EXPO event

Ambassador of Estonia to UAE Jaan Reinhold and Deputy Commisioner General Andres Kask are participating

A Wasl Plaza
 

November

Highlights of this month are two Thematic Business Forums co-curated with Estonia. 

Date
Event
Description
Speakers from Estonia
Venue
World Governance Summit

 

Keynote by Kaja Kallas, Prime Minister of Estonia

30/10/2021
Urban & Rural Development Week (until 6th of November)

 

 

31/10/2021
Thematic Business Forum Urban & Rural Development

09:15–10:00 Tomorrow`s cities – Sustainable and secure 

11:50–12:40 PPP for Urban&Rural Inrastructure 

14:00–15:00 Technology & Innovation for Tomorrow

Marek Rannala - Lecturer, Estonian Academy of Arts (Estonia); Einari Kisel - Head of Strategy and Partnerships at the FinEst Centre for Smart Cities; Tõnis Arjus - Chief Architect, Tartu.

DEC Hall - 1A North
03/11/2021
TechThursday: the future of cities and how the technology will affect it?

 

 

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01
15/11/2021
Thematic Business Forum Tolerance & Inclusivity

 09:00–17:15

Mailin Aasmäe - former spokesperson of President Kersti Kaljulaid, digital governance advocate.

DEC Hall 2A South
 

December

Highlights of this month are visit of the Minister of Education with our EdTech companies and her speaking at RewirED.

Estonian Delegations in EXPO and UAE

 

  • 12–16 December Education Minister Liina Kersna and Estonian EdTech companies` visit to Dubai. Accompaning business delegation: Clanbeat, Tutor.id, Cognuse, Schoolaby, DreamApply, MobiLab, Opiq, Eliis. Universities: Tallinn University of Technology, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, Estonian Academy Of Arts, Tallinn University, Tartu University, Estonian Business School.

Date
Event
Description
Speakers from Estonia
Venue
10/12/2021
Bow by Tallinn Design House (Until 31st of December)

Virtual exhibition of the best of the Estonian Design. 

 

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
11/12/2021
Knowledge & Learning Week (Until 18th of December)

 

 

11/12/2021
RewirED

Failed initiatives that turned out to be great

Birgit Lao - ambassador-at-large for Education, Ministry of Education and Research.

TBC
12/12/2021
RewirED

09:00 RewirED is a global platform with a vision to rewire education for a prosperous and sustainable future.

Liina Kersna - Minister of Education and Research

TBC
13/12/2021
RewirED

Keynote speech

Speaker TBC

TBC
14/12/2021
Thematic Business Forum Knowledge & Learning

09:15–09:25 Special Remarks 

09:35–10:25 Leapfrogging Education Service Delivery through PPP 11:50–12:40 Equal Opportunities in Creative & Knowledge-based Economies

Liina Kersna - Minister of Education and Research TBC; Märt Aro - Chairman, Nordic EdTech N8, EdTech; Panel moderator Birgit Lao - ambassador-at-large for Education, Ministry of Education and Research; Triin Kask - Co-Founder & CEO Nevercode.

TBC
14/12/2021
Breakout Session: Impact solutions in Education Technology

17:45–18:30 This session will highlight impactful micro solutions, also disruptive and efficient solutions that save resources.

Moderator Birgit Lao - ambassador- at-large for Education, Ministry of Education and Research.

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
14/12/2021
Day of Universities

 11:00–20:00

 

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
15/12/2021
Technological Thursday: Future of EduTech

 14:00–18:00

Special remarks: Liina Kersna - Minister of Education and Research; Triin Kask - Co-Founder & CEO Nevercode.

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
 

January

Highlights of this month are visit of the Minister of Entrepreneurship & IT and Age of Disruption conference.

Estonian Delegations in EXPO and UAE

  • 9-15 January Andres Sutt, Minister for Enterprise and Information Technology.

Date
Event
Description
Speakers from Estonia
Venue
08/01/2022
Travel & Connectivity week

  

  

09/01/2022
Day of Cities in cooperation with Tallinn & Tartu

 11:00–21:00

 

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
10/01/2022
Thematic Business Forum Travel & Connectivity

10:10–10:40 How Governments are Harnessing Digitization to Improve and Transform Societies 

14:30–14:50 Disruptive Technologies in Ease of Doing Business

Andres Sutt - Minister for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology; Panel moderator Siim Sikkut - Government Chief Information Officer; Marek Helm - General Manager and Head of Operations GCC and Africa

DEC Hall 2A South
11/01/2022
Age of Disruption: How Tech Innovation is Shaping our New Normal

We examine how technology-driven innovation impacts many aspects of lives in nations around the world. 

10:30–11:30 A Day in the Life of an E-Citizen

 

TBC
15/01/2022
Global Goals Week

 

 

17/01/2022
Ministerial Dinner

 

 Andres Sutt - Minister for Entrepreneurship and Information Technology attending.

 

February

Highlights of this month are the visit of the Minister of Agriculture and two Thematic Business Forums. 

Date
Event
Description
Speakers from Estonia
Venue
26/01/2022
Health & Wellness Week (Until 2nd of February)

  

 

31/01/2022
Thematic Business Forum Health & Wellness

11:50–12:30 The Digital Transformation of Healthcare through New Technologies

Panel moderator Piret Hirv, head of Health Technology Division at Tallinn Science

DEC Hall 1A South
03/02/2022
Antegenes World Cancer Day event

  

 

13/02/2022
Minister of Agriculture and Enterprise Estonia

 

 

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01
20/02/2022
Thematic Business Forum Food, Agriculture & Livelihoods

12:15–13:15 Tech for Tomorrow

Mattias Lepp, founder&CEO Click & Grow

DEC Hall - 1A North
 

March

Highlights of this month are Estonia`s National Day, Estonian music and business forum TedTalks by Estonia. 

Date
Event
Description
Speakers from Estonia
Venue
Sirli Raitma portrait exhibition "EHA"

Estonian photographer Sirli Raitma started taking photographs of her 70-year-old mother in unusual, staged situations and wearing extravagant outfits as a way to heal her mother's depression. 

 

01/03/2022
Adamlights business events

 

 

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01 
18/03/2022
Concert by NOEP

21:00–22:00 High energy, irresistible charisma and ingenuity make NOEP one of the best loved live artists in Estonia.

 

Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre
19/03/2022
Estonia`s National Day

10:15 Official Ceremony at Al Wasl Plaza 

10:35-10:55 Estonian Voices 

13:55 Media Conference

 

19/03/2022
Concert of Vocal Group “Estonian Voices” and strings quartet

18:00–19:00 Award-winning Estonian Voices are an a cappella vocal sextet that like to mix jazz, classical and folk styles.

 

Millennium Amphitheatre
19/03/2022
Inspirational speech

 15:30–16:15

Anna-Greta Tsahkna - CEO of Timbeter

Women`s Pavilion
20/03/2022
Estonian Business Forum: TedTalks by Estonia

TED talks as Estonians do it: „The greatest stories at the Greatest Show “

Startup Estonia, Bolt, Education Esonia, Visit Estonia, e-residency

TBC
21/03/2022
Thematic Business Forum Water

12:45–13:35 Digitalization and Innovation for Water Treatment and Conservation (panel discussion) 

15:30–16:10 Break-out session B1: Solutions for Water Network Management (case studies)

Tõnis Mölder - Minister of Environment; Aleksandr Timofejev - CEO of Tallinn Water Minister of Rural Affairs

DEC Hall 2A South / break-out session in the e-Estonia pavilion MR-01
23/03/2022
Technological Thursday: How to build the most innovative & secure digital society (ITL)

16:00-18:00

 

e-Estonia Pavilion MR-01