Side Events 2023

As an integral part of the conference there will be a full day of side events on Tuesday April 18, the day before the main program starts. In addition there will be a full day especially for the young participants on Friday 21.

Register your Side Event here.

Tuesday April 18

Full program will be announced in February.

Confirmed Side Events:

  • Status green industrialization in the High North; four case studies
  • China in the Arctic: External Influence on Regional Governance (ArcGov)

Friday April 21

Full program will be announced soon.

Generation Barents

BRYC (Barents Regional Youth Council), together with Nordland County Council and the Norwegian Barents Secretariat, is hosting an international youth event titled “Generation Barents”.

This side event aims to create a platform for young leaders in the High North. We welcome students, members of youth councils and youth organizations, young entrepreneurs and other interested youth (in the age group 18 – 30) to network, discuss and develop awareness around building the future of the Barents Region.

Participation includes admission to a full day seminar, lunch, dinner and a VIP evening program with live concert. Please note that there is a limited number of slots, so we encourage everyone to register as soon as possible. Generation Barents event is free of charge.

Go here to reserve your hotel room for Generation Barents.

All reservations must be guaranteed via the use of a credit card and be done before April 7. Reservations will be available until all reserved rooms are booked. Any cancellation must be done 7 days before planned arrival.

For more information about the side event, please contact Eilen Zakariassen, +47 977 76 794

If you are travelling from Finland or Sweden you may join a bus that will go from Oulu with stop in Luleå. For more information about the bus, please contact Roman Gokkoev.


High North Dialogue offer funding support for young people that would like to participate in the whole High North Dialogue conference. The funding covers the ticket for the whole conference program April 18. – 20., including lunch.

Read more about YoungFund.