Program overview

Nordic Edge Expo is a three day conference and exhibition. Get an overview of the conference program here:

Tuesday Sept 25th

Exhibition is open 12.00 - 18.00

09.00-12.30: Plenary session

Christine Sagen Helgø, Mayor of the City of Stavanger

Sustainable Vikings
Robert Strand, Executive Director and Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley and Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School

Recipes for Happy Citizens and Thriving Businesses
Kimmo Heinonen, City of Helsinki and 6Aika Steering Board

Livable, Sustainable and Smart Buildings
Hilde Tonne, Executive Director and Chief Innovation Officer at Rambøll Group

Smart with a Heart - How to Cope with our Major Societal Challenges
Lene Rachel Andersen, Economist, Philosopher, Author, Publisher and Futurist, Denmark

Young Ideas Make Warmer Cities - Why it's Smart to Co-Create with Kids
Aina Landsverk Hagen, Senior Researcher and Social Anthropologist, The Work Research Institute, Norway

Mayors debate
How do we Connect with our Citizens´ Dreams when Building Smarter Cities
Moderator: Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General Eurocities

14.00 - 18.00: Parallel sessions

Meet the new Lighthouse Cities & Replication Workshop
Co-organiser: Eurocities, Stavanger Region European Office and Greater Stavanger

Governing Nordic Smart Cities: Innovation in Networks
Co-organiser: NORCE - Norwegian Research Centre and UiS - University of Stavanger

Smart Development through Involvement
Co-organiser: KS, The Research Council of Norway and Design and Architecture Norway (DOGA)

Sustainable Urban Solutions
Co-organiser: Gate 21

Smart City collaboration across borders - a Nordic approach
Co-organiser: CLEAN

Business Experiments and Cities - Circular Economy and Cleantech Innovations 
Co-organiser: 6Aika

Resilience by Design – An Approach to address Urban Challenges
Co-organiser:  Resilient Regions Association

Dinner event  - to be announced!




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