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September 26th – 28th 2017

When Smart Meets Human – The Nordic Model in Urban Development

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How can the Nordic region contribute to more sustainable, smart and liveable cities in the world – at the same time boosting our own competitiveness and export?

Program

Nordic Innovation welcomes to a half-day conference where we will be unwrapping the Nordic Model and its role in building the cities of tomorrow. The conference will combine music, movies and inspiring discussions in a talkshow format. There will be plenty of time for networking both before, during and after the event.

The conference is hosted by Nordic Innovation in collaboration with Danish Architecture Center (DAC), National Center for Architecture and Design in Sweden (ArkDes), The Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture (DOGA) and Architecture Information Centre Finland (Archinfo).

Conference Room: Lysefjorden

NOTE: The Nordic Model in Urban Development Conference is free of charge, with a limited number of seats. You need to register, but do not need a Nordic Edge Conference pass to participate at this session Tuesday 26th 

Host: Pellegrino Riccardi
12:00

Light lunch + networking

13:00

Welcome

Svein Berg, Managing Director, Nordic Innovation
13:15-14:30

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

Larry Beasley, Former Co-Director of Planning, City of Vancouver, Canada

András Simonyi, Managing Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Kristina Persson, Founder, Global Utmaning, Sweden

Camilla van Deurs, Partner, Director & Team Lead Design at Gehl Architects
14:30

Break + networking

15:15-16:30

Exporting Nordic Cities

Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, Founding Partner and Architect, Snøhetta, Norway

Anne Stenros, Chief Design Officer, City of Helsinki, Finland

Jonas Törnblom, Chairman, Sweden-China Green Tech Alliance, Sweden

Herbert Dreiseitl, Director, Liveable Cities Lab, Ramboll
16:30-17:00

Exclusive launch: The Nordic Story on Sustainable Cities

17:00

Concert + networking

ORKA - Nordic soundscapes, Faroe Islands

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

Kristina Persson
Founder, Global Utmaning, Sweden

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

Camilla van Deurs
Partner, Director & Team Lead Design at Gehl Architects

Exporting Nordic Cities

Kjetil Trædal Thorsen
Founding Partner and Architect, Snøhetta, Norway

Exporting Nordic Cities

Jonas Törnblom
Chairman, Sweden-China Green Tech Alliance, Sweden

Exporting Nordic Cities

Anne Stenros
Chief Design Officer, City of Helsinki, Finland

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

Larry Beasley
Former Co-Director of Planning, City of Vancouver, Canada

Nordic Innovation Host

Pellegrino Riccardi
Cross Cultural Expert, Motivational Speaker, Teacher, Communications Consultant

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

András Simonyi
Managing Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA