Taking place in conjunction with the High North Dialogue, Side Events are an integral part of the conference. These are events that will be organised outside of the main conference program.

Tuesday April 18

10.00 – 11.00: Arctic Leadership for the future
Stormen Library, Litteratursalen

10.00 – 11.00: The Blue Economy and the Arctic
Stormen Library, Meeting room

10.00 – 14.00: Ice x High North Dialogue
Radisson Blu, Meeting room on the first floor

11.00 – 11.30: Break

11.30 – 12.30: The High North seen from a Southern perspective
Stormen Library, Litteratursalen

11.30 – 12.30: China in the Arctic: External Influence on Regional Governance
Stormen Library, Meeting room

11.30 – 12.30: Learn more and take action on the UN Sustainability Goals
Kraft Center

12.30 – 13.00: Break

13.00 – 14.30: Future of the Arctic cooperation in the context of new geopolitical situation in the region
Stormen Library, Litteratursalen

13.00 – 14.30: Policy Lab: Bringing Justice to Arctic Policy
Stormen Library, Meeting room

13.00 – 14.30: The High North needs innovation – The startup ecosystem of the future
Kraft Center

13.00 – 15.30: EduSmart Project Partners Meeting. By invitation only
Radisson Blu, Conference room 1st floor

14.30 – 15.00: Break

15.00 – 16.00: How can we create more attractive job markets in the High North?
Stormen Library, Litteratursalen

15.00 – 16.00: Distance learning in Northern Norway: Lessons from Canada?
Stormen Library, Meeting room

15.00 – 16.00: Autonomous ships diffusion and application in Arctic waters
Kraft Center

15.30 – 17.00: Arctic expert-to-expert cooperation for the future
Nord University, meeting room BODNVU135

16.00 – 17.30: Break

16.30 – 17.30: Youth in the Barents region as the part of Arctic. – The role of culture in creating of attractive living conditions for present and future generations
Stormen Library, Litteratursalen

16.30 – 17.30: Status green industrialization in the High North; four case studies
Stormen Library, Meeting room

17.30 – 18.00: Break

18.00 – 19.30: Vernissage – The Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit international exhibition
Stormen Library, Litteratursalen

19.00 – 21.00: Pubinar – Arctic Geopolitics after 2022 and quiz
Picadilly

Wednesday April 19

08.00 – 09.00: Rundebord: Marine næringsparker – muligheter og utfordringer. In Norwegian. By invitation only
Stormen Library, Meeting room

09.00 – 10.30: Energi i Nord – hva er våre prioriteringer? In Norwegian
Stormen Library, Litteratursalen

17.00 – 18.30: Green transition in the Barents region
Stormen Library, Meeting room

17.00 – 18.30: The role of informatics for new business development in the Arctic
Kraft Center

17.00 – 19.00: Arctic Mayors Forum General Assembly. By invitation only
Bodø City Hall

Thursday April 20

16.30 – 17.00: Scenarios for international cooperation in the Arctic 2035. Book launch
Radisson Conference room 1st floor

Friday April 21

09.00 – 16.00: Generation Barents
Beddingen House of Culture

If you have any questions regarding Side Events, please get in touch with Benedikte Kosmo Underland. Tel: +47 906 74 447