Uranium Conference and Meeting in Kuusamo

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  • Uranium mining conference and gathering
  • on January 14-15, 2012 in the region of Kuusamo (FIN) close to the proposed Kuusamo uranium mining area; in the wider region there are also several other proposed uranium mines; Kuusamo is also close to the Oulanka National Park[1]
  • it will focus on uranium mining issues in northern Finland

Preliminary program:

Kuusamo, Sat 14/01/2012

Location: Kitkajoki, Käylän Korpihovi

  • 09:30 am: coffee
  • 10:30 am: National section:
The new mining law: SLL / Tapani Veistola (?) - 20 minutes
Experiences Talvivaara: Tourism entrepreneur and owner of the waters views - 20 minutes
Experiences of the Raahe Laiva mine: The farmer and the tourism entrepreneur's vision - 10 minutes
Experience with the mining of groundwater studies in North Karelia - 10 minutes
Savukoski Sokli situation / Sokli wilderness Business - 10 minutes
Rovaniemi / Ylitornio / Tervola uranium-gold mine project, the situation - 10 minutes
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch and coffee
  • 01:00 pm: Kuusamo section:
Opening of Kitkan Viisaat: the mining situation - 20 minutes
the river fishing club Siilasmajan Kilta - 5 minutes
Kuusamo Nature Friends - 5 minutes
river view cottage owners - 5 minutes
Ruka-Kuusamo Tourist Association (?) - 10 minutes
the professional fishermen's (?)
Paliskommuners (?)
Luonnonsuojepiirien - 10 minutes
the spirit of Kuusamo (short film), Tapio Suominen?
  • 05:00 pm: dinner at Basecamp Oulangassa
  • 07:00 pm: Sauna and statement meeting
  • Presentation: The Mining War

Sunday 15/01/2012

free program, hiking...

Or possibly: "Uranium and gold mining, and tourism livelihoods" - Seminar on the Ruka Conference Centre at 12.00 pm. Second scheduling option for Friday, 13/01/12...