11:30-13:00 Registration and welcome lunch
13:00-13:30 Welcome & opening

Moderator: Ms Susanne Scherrer, Director, Interreg Baltic Sea Region Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat

- Ms Sabine Sütterlin-Waack, Minister of Justice, European Affairs, Consumer Protection and Equality of Schleswig-Holstein

- Mr Erk Westermann-Lammers, CEO of Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein (IB.SH)
13:30-14:15 Interreg Baltic Sea Region: Are we on track towards a more innovative, better accessible and more sustainable region?

Facts, figures & impressions
Ms Eeva Rantama & Mr Ronald Lieske,
Interreg Baltic Sea Region Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat

Observations and comments
- Ms Teresa Marcinów, Ministry of Investment and Economic Development of Poland
- Ms Ann Irene Saeternes, Eastern Norway County Network
- Mr Igor Kapyrin, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Introduction to parallel sessions
14:15-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-17:00 Projects and platforms: What is being achieved?
sessions I
- Agri-environment & nutrient management - SUMANU platform
- Clean shipping - CSHIPP platform
- Circular economy
- Health & society
- Hazards to the sea
- Maritime emergency preparedness - ResQU2 platform
- Renewable energy
- Smart specialisation
18:30-21:00 Conference dinner at Lübeck Town Hall
Welcome by Mayor Jan Lindenau

Wednesday, 10 April

9:00-10:30 Projects and platforms: What is being achieved?
sessions II
- Blue bioeconomy - Blue Platform
- Business support
- Digitalisation
- Energy efficiency
- Research infrastructure for innovation
- Sustainable urban mobility
- Transport corridors - BSR Access platform
- Water management - BSR water platform
10:30-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:30 Our achievements: What have we learned?

How project platforms connect with policy processes
Speakers (tbd)

Reflections of conference reporters
- Ms Margarita Golovko, Ministry of Finance of Estonia
- Ms Anna Bäckman Arminen, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation of Sweden
- Mr Pekka Jounila, European Commission

Closure of conference
- Ms Elina Hakonen-Meddings, European Commission
- Mr Jens Kurnol, Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development, Germany
12:30-14:00 Networking Lunch

End of conference