YARDMATE2017 marine collaboration fair

Friday 1.12.2017, Presidentti auditorium area, Mauno Conference Center

Collaborate to answer to the growing need of the marine industry

Do you believe that when there is a positive challenge to fulfil marine industry needs, there also are a number of solutions, and that we can provide them together? We do. Come, check and act! 

Register here!

YARDMATE2017 program



Morning coffee in the hall, free for our first 250 participants

Networking, Brella 1-2-1, first possibilities

9.00–12.00   In the hall: Member and Partner Stands at your service

Presidentti auditorium: Kari Härkönen, YardMate CEO, Opening words / avaussanat

9.05–9.30   Presidentti auditorium: Arja Saapunki, Oy NIT Naval Interior Team Ltd.: Kokonaistoimittajan rooli laivanrakennusprojektissa sekä alihankinnan merkitys kokonaistoimituksessa nyt ja tulevaisuudessa

Ministeri lecture room: Marie-Zoé Belon-Laitinen, Belon Trade Consulting, Vice-Chairman of the board at the CCFF: STX France ship yard has the best order book ever, it is now the time to offer Finnish services!

10.00–10.30   Presidentti auditorium, keynote speech: Esko Aho, Prime Minister 1991–1995, specialist on Southwest Finland structural change: Varsinais-Suomen rakennemuutos ja meriteollisuuden mahdollisuudet
10.30–10.55   Presidentti auditorium: press conference: YardMate Oy and Esko Aho: marine industry, company collaboration and Southwest Finland structural change
10.40–10.50   Ministeri lecture room: Minna Viinikkala and Noora Flemming, Ernst & Young: Meriteollisuuden hankintatoiminnon kehitysnäkymät
11.00–11.30   Presidentti auditorium: Niko Kyynäräinen, Turku Science Park Ltd.: Merialan alustaekosysteemi
11.40–11.50   Ministeri lecture room: Erkki Virkki, Machine Technology Center Turku Ltd.: Tulevaisuuden valmistusteknologiat
12.00   YARDMATE2017 fair closes. Invite, meet, lunch. A list of lunch restaurants here (in Finnish), Ravintola Mauno and VG Wok in this building.


Please note that we shall take pictures in the event



A set of our members and partners present their offering at the fair, having stands in the hall in front of the Presidentti auditorium. Visit the stands, meet, greet and agree on the next steps. Our partners are displayed via the logos at the bottom of the page, Mauno being our main partner.

We are also very proud of our growing member network. See a list of our current members here. Some you find behind a stand, many more in the audience. 


The registered participants will get a link to YARDMATE2017 Brella in their email before the fair. Register for the YARDMATE2017 fair asap to make the best use of 1-to-1 meetings! Fill in your details, and pre-agree 15–20 min. meetings for before the official program starts, or when there is a pause at the auditorium. There is a set of high tables at the YARDMATE2017 Brella meeting point. 


Let us hear you before, during or after the fair – use the #YARDMATE2017 tag in social media.

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