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1.     Scientific Thematic Groups (STGs)
1) Vice-Rector for Research Veli-Matti
Virolainen
(<mailto:veli- matti.virolainen@lut.fiveli- matti.virolainen@lut.fi)
from the Lappeenranta University of Technology has been chosen to be a
leader in the NDI STG on Transport and Logistics
2) Leader for the NDI STG on Public Health
and Social Well-being will be chosen during this autumn
3) Please find attached the memo of the
first NDI STG on Culture and Society meeting, which was held in
Lappeenranta on 24 May 2010.

2.     Forthcoming meetings
1) NDI STG on Public Health and Social
Well-being is having its constitutive meeting in Polvijärvi, Finland,
on 20 October 2010
2) NDI STG on Culture and Society is having
its second meeting on 19 November 2010 in St. Petersburg
3) NDI Steering Group meeting will be held
in Lithuania on 9 December 2010
4) Meetings of the STGs on Energy and the
Environment and the Transport and Logistics will be organized during
this autumn. The date and place will be informed later.

3.     NDI-website
1) Please see NDI website
<http://www.ndinstitute.orgwww.ndinstitute.org for updated
information.
2) Please register yourself to NDI website
and Expert Pool. Please see the instructions attached.
3) We are going to start using wiki for
document sharing between the NDI partners during this October.
Documents can be seen by registered NDI members only, so please
register yourself to NDI website, that you will be able to see and load
the documents, when they will be available in the NDI website.

For more information concerning the forthcoming meetings, please
contact me or the group leaders. You are the most welcome to
participate the NDI STG meetings. In case of questions or comments
concerning NDI, please do not hesitate to contact me.

With best regards from Lappeenranta,
Katja Lahikainen


Katja Lahikainen, Coordinator, Northern Dimension Institute Northern
Dimension Research Centre NORDI, Lappeenranta University of Technology
P.O. Box 20, FIN-53851 Lappeenranta, Finland tel. +358 400 570 603
http://www.lut.fi/nordiwww.lut.fi/nordi

NDI - Northern Dimension Institute
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