Security & RISK
MANAGEMENT
FORUM 2022

OCTOBER 27. | AT RADISSON COLLECTION HOTEL
TALLINN, RÄVALA STREET 3

The Security & Risk Management Forum is taking place for the fifteenth year in a row. During this time, more than 1,500 participants from more than ten countries have taken part in the forum. 230 experts from more than ten countries have shared their knowledge.

The aim of the forum is to raise awareness of the role of risk management and increase its importance in both the public and private sectors. The 15th forum is a long-standing tradition of bringing together representatives of public and private sectors to discuss over the most hot topics in field of security and risk management.

Due to the challenging times, we have decided to organize a hybrid forum. This means that the forum will also be broadcasted online for those not able to travel to Tallinn.

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Venue

Radisson Collection Tallinn is located next to business, shopping and entertainment areas. Tallinn Medieval Old Town is just a short walk away.

Radisson Collection Tallinn is a perfect venue for every occasion. They will make sure that all your requests are met to make your event EXCEPTIONAL and memorable.

Radisson Collection Tallinn has 8 EXCEPTIONAL spacious meeting rooms with high-quality equipment, different setup styles and free Wi-Fi. These eight meeting and event spaces accommodate between 10 and 300 people.

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Speakers 2022

Taimar Peterkop

State Secretary

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Taimar Peterkop

State Secretary
Mr Taimar Peterkop has been the Secretary of State since 10 December 2018.
Since May 2015, Taimar Peterkop was in charge of the Estonian Information System Authority.
During the period 2000–2001, Peterkop worked as a lawyer at the Government Office and from 2001–2008, at the Ministry of Defence, the first four years of which was spent in the Legal Department as Head of the Office of International Law, and the last three years as Head of the Operations and Crisis Management Department.
2008–2010 Peterkop served as Defence Counsellor at the Estonian Embassy in Washington, D.C. After that, he was the Deputy Secretary General for Legal and Administrative Affairs of the Ministry of Defence.
Taimar Peterkop is a graduate of the University of Tartu School of Law and the United States Army War College, and holds a Master’s level degree in Strategic Management.
He was born in Tallinn, on 20 January 1977.

Jens Erik Nielsen

M.Sc. Mathematical Economics, Ph.D.; Nordic Head of Marsh Advisory; Consulting Director, Senior Vice President, Denmark

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Jens Erik Nielsen

M.Sc. Mathematical Economics, Ph.D.; Nordic Head of Marsh Advisory; Consulting Director, Senior Vice President, Denmark

Tomas Otterström

Global Leader, Sustainable Finance Services KPMG International, Finland

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Tomas Otterström

Global Leader, Sustainable Finance Services KPMG International, Finland
With over 20 years of work experience as a management consultant and sustainable finance expert, Tomas has supported a large number of corporates and financial sector actors to take a strategic approach on sustainability and integrate ESG into their business strategy, processes and practices. He has been KPMG Global Leader, Sustainable Finance services for three years and has also led the Sustainability Advisory business at KPMG in Sweden.

TBC

TBC

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TBC

TBC

Rasmus Kattai

Head of the Economic Policy and Forecast Sub-Department of Eesti Pank

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Rasmus Kattai

Head of the Economic Policy and Forecast Sub-Department of Eesti Pank

Rasmus Kagge

OÜ Agenda Public Relations, Founder, Partner, Member of the Board

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Rasmus Kagge

OÜ Agenda Public Relations, Founder, Partner, Member of the Board

Viola Murd

Deputy Chancellor of Rescue and Crisis Preparedness of the Ministry of the Interior

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Viola Murd

Deputy Chancellor of Rescue and Crisis Preparedness of the Ministry of the Interior

Maarjo Mändmaa

Chancellor of the Ministry of Social Affairs

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Maarjo Mändmaa

Chancellor of the Ministry of Social Affairs
1992-1996 Estonian National Defense Academy (now known as The Estonian Academy of Security Sciences), Correction College, BA in Criminology (cum laude). In addition, I have studied public administration in the master's program at the University of Tartu and administrative management in the master's program at Tallinn University of Technology.
1996–2000 Head of the Probation Department of the Ministry of Justice
2000–2002 Head of the Internal Audit Department of the Ministry of Justice
2002–2007 Secretary General of the Ministry of Social Affairs
2007–2021 CEO of AS Hoolekandeteenused
From 23 August 2021 Secretary General of the Ministry of Social Affairs
I have been the chairman of the board of thinktank Praxis, the chairman of the board of the Network of Estonian Nonprofit Organizations, the chairman of the board of the Hea Hoog foundation, a member of the board of the NGO Sõbralik Eesti and a founding member of the NGO Naabrivalve.

Ando Leppiman

Chairman of the board of the Estonian Stock Exchange

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Ando Leppiman

Chairman of the board of the Estonian Stock Exchange

Erkki Tori

Head of the Security and National Defense Coordination Office of the State Chancellery

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Erkki Tori

Head of the Security and National Defense Coordination Office of the State Chancellery

Kuno Tammearu

Director General of the Rescue Board

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Kuno Tammearu

Director General of the Rescue Board

Raivo Vare

Expert

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Raivo Vare

Expert

Olavi Lepp

Chairman of the Board of Swedbank AS

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Olavi Lepp

Chairman of the Board of Swedbank AS

Peeter Tohver

Chairman of the Board of Wolf Group I Krimelte

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Peeter Tohver

Chairman of the Board of Wolf Group I Krimelte
Since 2018, Peeter Tohver has been the Chairman of Board of Wolf Group, a leading European manufacturer and seller of construction chemicals. Peeter has 35 years of experience in leadership in Estonia and abroad. He has managed the G4S Eastern European region, has been an adviser to the Transport Department of Moscow, Deputy Secretary-General of the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Chairman of the Board of Tallinn Kaubamaja.
Peeter Tohver's strength is leading teams, formulating and implementing management principles, and setting goals. He is a partner in the management service provider Velström Vallner Tohver.

Marti Hääl

Member of the Board of Alexela Group

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Marti Hääl

Member of the Board of Alexela Group

Ardo Hansson

Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of Estonia

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Ardo Hansson

Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of Estonia

Merle Maigre

Senior Cybersecurity Expert at e-Governance Academy

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Merle Maigre

Senior Cybersecurity Expert at e-Governance Academy
Merle Maigre is the Senior Cybersecurity Expert at  e-Governance Academy, a nonprofit in Estonia helping governments to go digital . Previously she was Executive Vice President for Government Relations at CybExer Technologies, an Estonian firm that provides cyber training. Merle Maigre also served as the Director of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCOE) in Tallinn. Prior to that, she served as Security Policy Adviser to Estonian Presidents Kersti Kaljulaid and Toomas Hendrik Ilves. She has held roles in the Policy Planning Unit of the Private Office of NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen and is a member of the International Advisory Board of NATO CCDCOE and a non-resident Senior Fellow with the Center for European Policy Analysis, the US thinktank.

Lukas Kristjan Ilves

Deputy Chancellor of Digital Development of MKM

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Lukas Kristjan Ilves

Deputy Chancellor of Digital Development of MKM
Luukas Ilves is Estonia’s Government Chief Information Officer and Undersecretary for Digital Development at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications.
Most recently, Luukas was head of strategy at Guardtime, a leading blockchain company. He previously served in various positions for the Government of Estonia and the European Commission before joining the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank. Luukas is a graduate of Stanford University.

Juhan Lepassaar

Head of the European Union Cyber Security Agency

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Juhan Lepassaar

Head of the European Union Cyber Security Agency
Mr Juhan Lepassaar took up his functions as the Executive Director of ENISA on 16 October 2019. He has more than 15 years of experience in working with and within the European Union. Prior to joining ENISA, he worked for six years in the European Commission, including as Head of Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip responsible for the Digital Single Market. In this capacity, he also led and coordinated the preparations and negotiations of the Cybersecurity Act.
Mr Lepassaar started his career in the EU affairs with the Estonian Government Office, leading for five years the national EU coordination system as the Director for EU affairs and EU adviser of the Prime Minister.

Mihkel Kukk

Head of KPMG Baltics Cyber Security

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Mihkel Kukk

Head of KPMG Baltics Cyber Security
Education & Certifications
  • Tallinn Technical University, master’s degree, Telecommunication, 2016
  • Certifications: NATO Cyber Security Professional, CISA, CEH, GSEC, GCCC, CISSP, CISM, GWAPT, GMOB, CRISC, CGEIT
Background  
  • Mihkel joined KPMG in 2018.
  • 2013 – 2018 Estonian Ministry of Defense, chief cyber security specialist.
  • The main tasks of Mihkel were the accreditation of classified information handling systems; reviewing documentation, reviewing controls, and evaluating the outcome of previous steps to finalize the decision and identify the necessary corrective actions; providing system owners advice on information security, accreditation and system design; participation in various international working groups dealing with information security and accreditation of multilateral and international systems; auditing different systems, assessing compliance of systems with NATO and EU legislation and requirements.
  • 2010 – 2013 Estonian Air Force, information security officer.
  • The main tasks of Mihkel were to advise system users on information security and manage security incidents; system security documentation development; preparation and implementation of risk assessments and risk management plans; implementation of TEMPEST measures and problem solving.
Professional experience  
  • Mihkel has experience in the following industries: public sector, IT infrastructure, railways, financial.
  • Mihkel has participated in several public sector information system penetration testing projects.
  • Mihkel has carried out E-Voting audits for the 2019 elections.
  • Mihkel has participated in several PCI DSS and OWASP level 2 penetration testing projects.

Margus Noormaa

State Information System Board, Director General

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Margus Noormaa

State Information System Board, Director General
CURRICULUM VITAE

1. Name:   Margus Noormaa 2. Employer:   State Information System Authority

3. Date of birth:   9th June 1970

4. Education
Tallinn University 2008-2010: IT management (MSc, cum laude)

5. Professional Experience Record:
2019-… - Director General, State Information System Authority
2011-2019 – Director, IT Centre of the Ministry of Finance
2006-2010 – Deputy Director General, Tax and Customs Board
2004-2006 - Head of Intelligence department, Tax and Customs Board
2002-2004 - IT Security Advisor, Customs Board

6. Membership of non-professional bodies:
-Member of Estonian Kickbike Union


Tallinn, Estonia 2022

Heikko Mäe

Coop Bank, Member of the Board, Risk Manager

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Heikko Mäe

Coop Bank, Member of the Board, Risk Manager

Swedbank

Member of the Board

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Swedbank

Member of the Board

Tõnis Sepp

Head of Risk and Compliance at Eesti Energia Group

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Tõnis Sepp

Head of Risk and Compliance at Eesti Energia Group
Tõnis Sepp has been working in the field of risk management since 2016 and currently heads the Risk and Compliance function at Eesti Energia Group. Tõnis’ function is to support the first line of defense (risk owners) in identifying and evaluating risks, and to ensure the integration of risk management activities into the Group's development and execution activities, as well as to support the first line of defense in ensuring that the Group's activities comply with relevant legislation and internal regulations, and are carried out in an ethical manner.

Paul Kalle

Member of the Board, EAS/Kredex

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Paul Kalle

Member of the Board, EAS/Kredex

Andreas Meister

Risk Manager of Telia Estonia

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Andreas Meister

Risk Manager of Telia Estonia

Erkki Koort

Head of the Institute of Internal Security

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Erkki Koort

Head of the Institute of Internal Security

Riho Terras

Member of the European Parliament

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Riho Terras

Member of the European Parliament
Born on April 17, 1967 in Kohtla-Järve, Estonia.
1985 Graduated from Jõhvi Secondary School.
1985–1988 Compulsory military service in USSR navy.
Served as a Company Commander and as a Battalion Second in Command of the Kalev Single Infantry Battalion from 1992 to 1993.
Between 1993 and 1994 GEN Terras served as the commander of the Põhja Single Infantry Company.
He served as the commander of the Guard Battalion from 1998 to 2000.
GEN Terras was appointed the Chief of Staff of the Defence League Headquarters in 2000. From 2001 to 2004 he served as the Estonian Defence Attaché in Germany and Poland.
Between 2005 and 2008 GEN Terras served as the Chief of the Analysis and Planning Department and as Chief of the Planning Section, Analysis and Planning Department in the Estonian Defence Forces Headquarters. In 2007, GEN Terras served in the NATO Training Mission - Iraq as Deputy Chief of Staff.
GEN Riho Terras was confirmed on December 2008 as Permanent Secretary of the Estonian Ministry of Defence.
GEN Terras served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations of the Estonian Defence forces from January 2011 to March 2011 and then continued his service as the Chief of Staff of the Estonian Defence Forces.
GEN Riho Terras was appointed the Chief of Defence from December 5th 2011- December 5th 2018.
GEN Terras joined MILREM ROBOTICS as the President of the Defense Division on January 21th 2019
He was elected as a Member of the European Parliament in 2019 and he took up his mandate in February 2020.
In the European Parliament, he is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA), Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly and a substitute at the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI).

Tarmo Miilits

Chancellor of the Ministry of the Interior

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Tarmo Miilits

Chancellor of the Ministry of the Interior
Tarmo Miilits’ career has been dedicated to law enforcement and internal security work both in Estonia and abroad. He initially graduated as a lawyer at Tallinn Specialised School of Law Enforcement. While already being an active member of Estonian Police, he carried on his studies in the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences, where in 2002, he was awarded a Diploma in Police Studies and in 2012, Master's Degree in Internal Security.
His national career started in 1990 as an Instructor in the Estonian Police School. During his career in the Estonian police, Tarmo eventually became a Deputy Director General of Estonian Police and Border Guard Board. After this, from 2013 to 2016, he gained international experience through service in various senior positions, including as Deputy Head of the Mission, in the European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan (EUPOL). Before joining the Estonian Ministry of the Interior in January 2022, Tarmo worked in the Estonian Internal Security Service.
Having served in internal security field for more than 30 years, he possesses unique know-how in the development of the field from the restoration of Estonia’s independence. He has been part of all the related processes, both success stories and the failures, with his extensive national expertise advancing Tarmo’s international career. Tarmo Miilits is known to be a valued leader of teams and organisations in crisis situations. He is effective in communication, both within his own organisation, but also with partners and the media. Apart from his native tongue Estonian, Tarmo has strong command of English and Russian. His dedication has been recognized with numerous international and national decorations.
Tarmo is married with two daughters and a son. His hobbies include sports and gardening.

Liis Mure

Security Adviser to the President of the Republic of Estonia

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Liis Mure

Security Adviser to the President of the Republic of Estonia
Ms Liis Mure is the Security Policy Advisor to the President of Estonia. She assumed her position in October 2021.  For most of her career she has worked at the Estonian Ministry of Defence, including at the NATO and EU Department where she was in charge of policy development on NATO defence policy questions and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy. Liis led the Estonian EU Presidency defence policy team in 2017 and acted as a national spokesperson for CSDP issues. Liis has also worked as a Strategic Analyst at NATO’s military headquarters SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe) and as a Staff Officer (VNC) at the NATO Headquarters at the Defence Policy and Planning Division. She holds an MA from the University of Nottingham (UK) in International Security and Terrorism.

Harri Tiido

Former Diplomat

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Harri Tiido

Former Diplomat

Uku Särekanno

Deputy Director General of Frontex

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Uku Särekanno

Deputy Director General of Frontex

Urmas Vaino

TV Journalist

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Urmas Vaino

TV Journalist

Programme

Moderator: Urmas Vaino, TV Journalist
8:30-9:30 Registration of Participants, Morning Coffee
9:30-9:45 Opening Remarks and Introduction to the Forum
Taimar Peterkop, State Secretary
9:45-10:30Global Risk Report and Our Present Risk Landscape
Jens Erik Nielsen, M.Sc. Mathematical Economics, Ph.D.; Nordic Head of Marsh Advisory; Consulting Director, Senior Vice President, Denmark
10:30-11:00The ESG Journey Ahead for Businesses
Tomas Otterström, Global Leader, Sustainable Finance Services KPMG International, Finland
11:00-11:30 Security Situation in Europe and the World and It's Effects on Estonia
Speaker – TBC
11:30-11:55Challenges of the Estonian Economy in an Uncertain World
Rasmus Kattai, Head of the Economic Policy and Forecast Sub-Department of Eesti Pank

11:55-12.00 The Risk Manager 2022 will be announced
12.00-13:00Lunch
13:00-13.:45 Discussion Panel: "The State's Lessons in Crisis Management – Future Challenges?"
Head of the Panel: Rasmus Kagge, OÜ Agenda Public Relations, founder, partner, board member
Panelists:
Viola Murd, Deputy Chancellor of Rescue and Crisis Preparedness of the Ministry of the Interior
Maarjo Mändmaa, Chancellor of the Ministry of Social Affairs
Ando Leppiman,
Chairman of the board of the Estonian Stock Exchange
Erkki Tori, Head of the Security and National Defense Coordination Office of the State Chancellery
Kuno Tammearu, Director General of the Rescue Board
13.:45-14:30 Discussion Panel: "The Biggest Risks of the Macroeconomics – the Biggest Challenges of the Entrepreneur?"
Head of the Panel: Raivo Vare, Expert
Panelists:
Olavi Lepp, Chairman of the Board of Swedbank AS
Peeter Tohver, Chairman of the Board of Wolf Group I Krimelte
Marti Hääl, Member of the Board of Alexela Group
Ardo Hansson, Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister of Estonia
14:30-15:15 Discussion Panel: "Cyber ​​Risks Today and in the Future – Are We Ready for the Challenges?"
Head of the Panel: Merle Maigre, Senior Cybersecurity Expert at e-Governance Academy
Panelists:
Lukas Kristjan Ilves, Deputy Chancellor of Digital Development of MKM
Juhan Lepassaar
, Head of the European Union Cyber ​​Security Agency
Mihkel Kukk, Head of KPMG Baltics Cyber Security Consultancy; Head of Cyber, IT Audit and IT Risk Management
Margus Noormaa, State Information System Board, Director General
15:15-15:45Coffee Break
15:45-16:30 Discussion Panel: "Stumbling Blocks or the Risks of Risk Management Itself"
Head of the Panel: Heikko Mäe, Coop Bank, Member of the Board, Risk Manager
Panelists:
Swedbank, Member of the Board – TBC
Tõnis Sepp,
Head of Risk and Compliance at Eesti Energia Group
Paul Kalle, Member of the Board of EAS/Kredex
Andreas Meister, Risk Manager of Telia Estonia
Anneli Turkin, Tallinn Airport, Member of the Board
 16:30-17:15 Discussion Panel: "Security Risks Today and in the Future – Are We Protected?"
Head of the Panel: – Erkki Koort, Head of the Institute of Internal Security
Panelists:
Riho Terras, Member of the European Parliament
Tarmo Miilits, Chancellor of the Ministry of the Interior
Liis Mure
, Security Adviser to the President of the Republic of Estonia
Harri Tiido, Former Diplomat
Uku Särekanno, Deputy Director General of Frontex
17:15-17:30 Summary and a book published by Swedbank will be drawn among the participants

* The organizer has the right to make changes to the programme
* Estonian-English-Estonian simultaneous translation

"Risk Manager of the Year"

The organizers of the forum decided to start issuing the title "Risk Manager of the Year" from 2015.

In doing so, organizers seek to recognize the individual or organization that has made the most positive impact on risk management.

Risk Managers through the years

2019 - Women's Home Protection Mobile App
"Get Ready"
2018
 - Elering AS
2017 - Police and Border Guard Board
2016 - The Rescue Board
2015 - State Information System Authority

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Accomondation

Nordic Hotel Forum

Viru väljak 3, Tallinn

Nordic Hotel Forum, a 4 star superior hotel in the prime location in Tallinn has recently completed a full renovation to the entire hotel. The hotel offers spacious and elegant hotel rooms and a Leisure Centre on the 8th floor with magnificent views over the historic Old Town of Tallinn.
Standard single room 124 EUR/night
Superior single room 149 EUR/night

Deluxe single room 169 EUR /night

Booking via link: https://bit.ly/RISK2022NHF
The price is valid: 25.10.22-29.10.22

The price includes buffet breakfast, free WiFi and use of hotel’s leisure centre on the top floor with fully equipped gym, indoor pool and saunas.

More info: https://www.nordichotels.eu/



Tallink City Hotel 4*

A. Laikmaa 5, Tallinn

Tallink City Hotel is located in the heart of Tallinn, amid the popular downtown shopping and business areas and just a few minutes’ walk from the historic Old Town. Our cozy, Nordic-style rooms come with one double bed or two singles.

Special rates for participants:
Standard room (single or double) – 89 EUR/night
Rate includes accommodation, breakfast, WiFI and VAT. Payment method: individually by the guest at the hotel – Credit card or cash.

Availability: Rates are available based upon the hotel occupancy levels, the hotel can not guarantee availability in case the hotel is full.

Booking:
1. Through hotel website:

https://booking.tallinkhotels.com/
Hotel: Tallink City Hotel
Please enter the promotional code RISK2022 in the PROMO CODE field.

2. Reservation Center
(working time: Mon – Fri 9:00 – 18:00)
Phone: +372 630 0808
E-mail: tallinkhotels@tallink.ee
Please mention the event promotional code RISK2022 to receive the special rate.

Or use the direct link: Tallink City Hotel – RISK2022

Radisson Collection Tallinn

Rävala street 3, Tallinn

Tallinn Medieval Old Town is just a short walk away, offering a range of shops, restaurants and popular attractions.

They will make sure that all your requests are met to make your event EXCEPTIONAL and memorable, whether it is a conference, wedding, birthday, a government meeting, a top sports team or Head of States visit.

Collection single room 125 EUR / night
Collection double room 135 EUR / night
The room rate includes breakfast in the MEKK restaurant, wireless internet bread, use of the spa area (swimming pool and three different saunas), use of the gym and VAT. Discounted rooms can be booked subject to availability.

Booking:
1. Through hotel website:

https://booking.tallinkhotels.com/
Hotel: Radisson Collection Tallinn
Please enter the promotional code RISK2022 in the PROMO CODE field.

2. Reservation Center
(working time: Mon – Fri 9:00 – 18:00)
Phone: +372 630 0808
E-mail: tallinkhotels@tallink.ee
Please mention the event promotional code RISK2022 to receive the special rate.

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