Side events

In addition to the conference program, a number of side events will take place in Bodø in conjunction with High North Dialogue.

If you are interested in organizing a side event during the High North Dialogue Week (April 16 – 20, 2018) in Bodø, please contact advicer at High North Center, Line K. Haug.
E-mail: line.k.haug@nord.no / tel: +47 90 78 40 11.

High North Dialogue 2018: Side Events

Tuesday – April 17
Location: Nord University

09:00-15.30: YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS OF THE BARENTS REGION

The workshops connects to High North Young Entrepreneur competition

Purpose: Sharing of experiences of how to be an entrepreneur in the North in Russia and Norway and network building between the future Arctic leaders in business.

Participants: Young entrepreneurs who applied to High North Young Entrepreneur competition and representatives of innovation and start-up support infrastructure from Barents region of Russia (Arkhangelsk, Murmansk, Karelia) and Northern Norway (Bodø, Tromsø).

Registration: Please confirm your attendance by email to adviser Elena Zhurova at the High North Center for Business and Governance, by March 31.
E-mail: elena.zhurova@nord.no

Moderators: Bård Borch Michalsen, Associate professor, School of Business and Economics,
The Arctic University of Norway and Vitali Akimov, Northern Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Murmansk.

Program:

09:00-10:30: WORKSHOP

  • Success stories of young entrepreneurs from Norway and Russia.
  • Investment infrastructure in Norway and Russia.
  • High North Young Entrepreneur.

10:30-11:00: PITCH LAB

11:00-12:00: VISIT TO START NORD

Presentations and exchange of experiences concerning student ideas and support at Norwegian and Russian Universities:

  • Alexey Shtykov, vise-rector for innovations, Petrozavodsk State University.

www.startnord.no

12:00-13:00: Lunch/networking.

13:00 – 15:30: VISIT TO YOUNG COMPANIES IN BODØ

19:00: Welcome dinner

Organizers:
High North Center for Business and Governance, Business School, Nord University
Northern Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Murmansk
The Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU)
In cooperation with Norwegian Barents Secretariat

Monday – April 16
Location: Nord University, Bodø

10:00-15:00: HIGH NORTH STUDENT FORUM – Growth in the Arctic from the perspectives of Economy and Law

Why: Designed to form the next scientists’ generation, to facilitate the students’ research, to promote dialogue, information exchange and research planning on the Arctic region development issues from different fields and disciplines.

Whom: Bachelor students from the Barents region who are interested in issues of the economic and social growth in the Arctic.
Norway: Nord University AND University of Tromsø, Narvik.
Russia: Arkhangelsk region, the Murmansk region, the Republic of Karelia and the Republic of Komi.

About the forum: The student forum aims to inspire young researchers for further activity and creating the scientific research group among young students. Students will have opportunity to present their papers, discuss the key issues of the Arctic development in the field of research from a multidisciplinary perspective and to get feedback from professors and qualified specialists of Nord University Business School and Northern Arctic Federal University. The forum motivates students keeping on their research in the international and interdisciplinary context.

Contact person: Advisor at the High North Center, Elena Zhurova.
E-mail: elena.zhurova@nord.no

Tuesday – 17 April
Location: Nord University Campus

09:30–13:00: HIGH NORTH´S RESEARCH WORKSHOP – Growth in the Arctic

Why: To present and discuss researchers’ work concerned with economic growth in the Arctic, with a particular emphasis on industries and regions.

Whom: Post doctor scholars and High North Dialogue PhD alumni. The workshop seeks to gather researchers who are interested in growth in the Arctic from different fields and discipline.

About the workshop: Organized by High North Center for Business and Governance and The Arctic Institute, the workshop aims at providing arena to discuss different aspects of growth in the Arctic and connecting with similar minded scholars across academic fields.
Keynote speakers: Dr. Laurence C. Smith, Professor and Chair of Geography and Professor of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences at UCLA, and Dr. Grete Hovelsrud, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Nord University.

We invite you to submit an abstract of a paper or report concerned with the topic
of the workshop by January 15. You can find more information here.

Contact person: Andreas Østhagen, Senior Fellow at The Arctic Institute.
E-mail: andreas.osthagen@thearcticinstitute.org

Tuesday – April 17
Location: To be announced

15:00-18:00:  AEROTROPOLIS

Gathering stakeholders and Aerotropolis in the Arctic. The proximity of the city to the airport is central – how airports can contribute to economic growth and development.

Contact person: Frantz Buch Knudsen,  Project Director, Aviation Team
Email/ phone:  FBK@ramboll.dk //+45 51616716

Tuesday – April 17
Location: To be announced

Time to be announced: BUSINESS INDEX NORTH MEETING – International seminar:
Universityindustry interlink towards value creation in the Barents Region”

About 20 participants from universities, government and business from counties such as Nordland, Troms, Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Petrozavodsk and St. Petersburg.

Contact person: Andrei Mineev, Postdoctor, High North Center.
E-mail: andrey.mineev@nord.no

Tuesday – April 17
Location: To be announced

Time to be announced: NORTH NORWAY EUROPEAN OFFICE

Contact person: Elena Zhurova, Advicer, High North Center.
E-mail: elena.zhurova@nord.no

Thursday – April 19
Location: Nord University, building Torggården, T123

11:00 – 13:00 or 10:00 – 12:00 (to be decided)NORDLAB: joint simulation exercise

Whom: HND participants and students interested in crisis management and preparedness.

NORDLAB will run a joint simulation exercise together with Bodin Maritime College and Lofoten Maritime College as a part of the annual High North Dialogue conference. The exercise scenario will focus on managing a major oil spill incident near Longyearbyen at Svalbard by deploying national and international resources.

The exercise is conducted by utilizing computer-based simulation technology by Kongsberg and linking simulator bridges from Bodin and Lofoten maritime colleges. Conference participants will have the opportunity to follow the exercise and see how oil spill response can be coordinated and played out in our simulation environment. The NORDLAB staff will be playing out various roles of crisis management and can show the participants how simulators can be utilized to improve operational management training.

About NORDLAB: Nord University Preparedness Management Lab (NORDLAB) provides an arena for education, research, exercises and testing of management tools and collaboration processes related to sea, land and air-based emergency response. In cooperation with world-leading suppliers of emergency preparedness software, modelling & simulation systems and decision-making support solutions, Nord University has invested in computer-based simulation capacities integrated with crisis management tools, and command and control support systems.

NORDLAB provides a platform for education, research and development of innovative technologies and procedures to increase the capabilities to manage crisis response, with a special focus on the Arctic environment.

If you have any questions, please contact advisor Andrey Kazakov, High North Center or Emmi Ikonen, Nord University.
E-mail / phone: andrey.kazakov@nord.no. Tel: +47 75517176
E-mail / phone: emmi.ikonen@nord.no. Tel: +47 75517572.

To be announced:

  • AURORA BOREALIS INTELLIGENT TEST ECOSYSTEM

Contact person: Reija Viinanen, Director, Aurora collaboration.
E-mail: reija.viinanen@liikennevirasto.fi

  • MAREC PROJECT MEETING

Contact person: Emmi Susanna Ikonen, Nord University.
E-mail: emmi.ikonen@nord.no

  • MEETING BETWEEN NU, ECNU and MGIMO

Contact person: Advisor Elena Zhurova, High North Center.
E-mail: elena.zhurova@nord.no

  • NORTH NORWAY-ALASKA PROJECT MEETING

Contact person: Senior Fellow Andreas Østhagen, Arctic Institute.
E-mail: andreas.osthagen@thearcticinstitute.org

  • NORWEGIAN SHIPOWNERS ASSOCIATION – event

Contact person Advisor Elena Zhurova, High North Center.
E-mail: elena.zhurova@nord.no

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