Germany and Denmark - Joining Forces for Green Growth

Conference on Green Growth in Germany and Denmark. Meet a German business delegation at the Hamburg Copenhagen Business Forum.

The Confederation of Danish Industry invites the Danish business community to participate in the Hamburg Copenhagen Business Forum, which will take place on 25 August 2021 at DI.
The business forum will be an opportunity to meet and interact with German business delegates and Danish companies from a broad range of sectors with interest in green growth. Key sectors will include energy transition, green transport, green buildings and digital health.
Company representatives from Germany and Copenhagen will attend in as large and safe numbers as possible with due respect to possible COVID-19 regulation in place by August 2021.

The Hamburg Copenhagen Business Forum is arranged by DI, the German-Danish Chamber of Commerce and Hamburg Chamber of Commerce together with other partners in Northern Germany and Denmark.

Wednesday 25 August

    • 09:30 Registration, coffee and networking

    • 10:00 Welcome Remarks

      Mr. Lars Sandahl Sørensen, Director General, CEO, DI Dr. Malte Heyne, CEO, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

    • 10:10 Speech by Mr. Benny Engelbrecht, Minister for Transport in Denmark

    • 10:20 Sustainability – the driver for future growth in the region

      Keynote by Mr. Jens-Peter Saul, Group CEO, Ramboll A/S and Hamburg Ambassador

    • 10:45 Coffee & networking

    • 11:05 Panel discussion: How to foster green growth between Germany and Denmark?

      Moderator: Annette Horvath, Vice-President German-Danish Chamber of Commerce, CEO Trade Well Plus

    • 12:00 Networking lunch

    • 13:00 Sector seminars: Energy, Transport, Health and Green buildings 

      For further details please see the programme attached on the right side of this page.

    • 14:10 Coffee & Networking

    • 14:30 Parallel sector seminars:  Energy, Transport, Start-ups and Green buildings 

    • 15:40 Final plenary session with workshop results 

    • 15:55 Closing remarks

      Mr. Jens-Henrik Stilhoff Nicolaisen, President of the German-Danish Chamber of Commerce 

    • 16:15 End of Conference

      Move to 7th floor for refreshments and barbecue at the terrace of DI facing Tivoli Gardens

    • 16:30 Growing together: Northern Germany and Denmark

      by Claus Ruhe Madsen, Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Rostock

    • 20:00 End