Nordic-China Conference at Nordic Edge

27.09.2018
07:00 - 10:30
Stavanger Forum, Norway
Chinese officials being photographed at the Nordic-China Conference

As a part of the Nordic Sustainable Cities project, The Nordic Council of
Ministers and Nordic Innovation cooperate with six cities in China on
sustainable solutions for urban development.

This program is about collaboration between the Nordics and Chinese cities to find good solutions that will propel city development and the Nordic-China Conference at Nordic Edge is a part of that.

Program

09:00–12:30Opening:
• Dagfinn Høybråten, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers
• Dr. Pengqi Lu, Vice Chairman of China Council for the Promotion of
International Trade (CCPIT)
• Mr. Liu Weimin, Deputy Director General, Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Speakers:
• Professor Xinli Zheng, China Urban-townization Promotion Council (CUPC),
Chinese Cities – Sustainability Challenges & Visions
• Guðbjörg Lára Másdóttir, Chief Executive Officer of Better Reykjavík
• Östen Ekengren, Chairman Smart City Sweden and Vice President, IVL
Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Nordic Waste to Energy Solutions
• Tone Grindland, Regional Director, Norwegian Confederation of Enterprises
(NHO), Regional Development and Smart City Solutions in the Nordics
• Kaisa Spilling, Development Manager, Forum Virium Helsinki, Design
Thinking for Cities

Contacts

Portrait Rasmus Malmborg

Rasmus Malmborg

Senior Innovation Adviser
Rasmus has extensive international experience in complex project management, predominantly within health care system development. Prior to joining Nordic Innovation, Rasmus has been with LHL International for nine years and worked the last four years as CEO.