Time: Tuesday 20th August, 2013 at 8:00 – 11.00
Place: WTC Helsinki, Marski Hall (2nd fl.), Aleksanterinkatu 17, Helsinki

In connection with visit of the Chilean Mining Delegation August 18th – 24th, 2013 the Finnish-Latin American Trade Association is organizing a networking meeting.

8:00 – 8:30
Registration, breakfast served

Welcoming words
Mr. Tapani Järvinen, Chairman, Finnish-Latin American Trade Association
Mr. Franciso Orrego Bauza, Vice Minister of Mining

Chilean Mining Delegation
-members of the delegation will be introduced

Economic Outlook Finland
Mr. Ilkka Lakaniemi, Senior Advisor, Economic Policy, Finland Chamber of Commerce

Finland Chamber of Commerce – Connecting businesses and people
Arbitration – an effective alternative to litigation
Ms. Adriana Aravena-Jokelainen, Lawyer, The Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce

Company cases – Doing Business in Chile
Mr. Henrik Kass, Business Manager, FluidBag Ltd
Mr. Kari Kasari, Sales Support Manager, Sandvik Mining and Construction Ltd


The visit will provide Chilean and Finnish companies the opportunity to meet top level decision-makers and potential business partners. It will provide a platform to all participants to create contacts and networking. List of members of the Chilean delegation is attached.
Mr. Ilkka Heiskanen, Ambassador of Finland in Chile, and Mr. Eduardo Pablo Tapia Riepel, Ambassador of Chile in Finland, will be present at the networking event.

There is no participation fee.
We kindly ask you to confirm your participation latest on Friday 17 August to: or by phone: 09-4242 6228.
For further information, please contact: Hanna-Leena Harma, / Tel. 09-4242 6228.