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Arctic Frontiers Seminar ​Stockholm, October 25

News   •   Nov 03, 2016 10:27 CET

Photo: State Secretary Marit Berger Røsland

October 25 Arctic Frontiers arranged a mini-conference at the Norwegian embassy in Stockholm. The theme for the event was cross-border collaboration between Arctic Norway and Sweden and the moderator was Johan Kuylenstierna, Executive Director, Stockholm Environment Institute.

The meeting was opened by State Secretaries Marit Berger Røsland Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affair and Oscar Stenström, Swedish Ministry of EU Affairs and Trade. The event contributed to knowledge sharing on ongoing business and research projects in the two countries and ended with a discussion on areas in which one can develop fruitful collaboration.

The speakers at the event were: 

Ole Øvretveit, Arctic Frontiers: 

Jan-Gunnar Winther, Norwegian Polar Institute

Niklas Nordström, Luleå Municipality

Jarle Aarbakke, Tromsø Municipality

Maria Stenberg, Norrbotten county

Tomas Norvoll, Nordland County

Stefan Gustafsson, Swedish Space Corporation. 

Baard Eilertsen, Kongsberg Satellite Services 

Gry Holmgren Hafskjold, CEO, Luleå Technical University 

John Sigurd Mjøen Svendsen, UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Lytix Biopharma 

Tor Björn Minde, SICS North Swedish ICT AB

Anita Evenset, Akvaplan-niva.

Mikael Nyström, Mobilaris AB 

Bjørn Tore Hagberg, SmartDok

Svein-Harald Utgård, RisCo 

Arctic Frontiers runs from the 22 - 27 January 2017 in Tromsø Norway

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