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Day 1 Tuesday 20th of november: The New Silk Road

08:30     Registration 09:00     Opening/Welcome by Futurum / Expandum / Progressum 09:15     Port of Narvik as an Intermodal HUB, rail, sea, road, air – Railgate Norway, Narvik.  By Rune J. Arnøy, Port Director, Port of Narvik 09:35     Kinno Innovation – The New Silk Road – Railgate Finland, Kouvola  By Simo Päivinen, development director, Kouvola Innovation Oy 10:00     Networking Break 11:30     Xi’an Inland Port – their role as inland Intermodal HUB By Nancy Li, general director, Scand-China Link/Xi’an Inland Port 11:50     KZT Express Railway – Railway operations By Mikael Blomster, senior business advisor, Blomster Consulting Oy 12:15     Lunch and Networking Break 14:00     Kouvola Cargo Handling – Train systems, container, security and document handling  By Anu Kujansuu  marketing director Kouvola Cargo Handling Oy 14:20     New technology, revolutionizing the transport of fresh proteins world wide By Ola Strand, CEO Bluwrap 14:40     Current user of the transport corridor – their experiences Examples provided by Kinno Innovation and Kouvola Cargo 15:00     Networking time 19:00     Tapas Dinner at Linken Restaurant This year’s arena focuses on networking and interaction between carriers, freight forwarders, merchants, exporters, importers, fishing industry, industry, trade and others with an interest in trade between Europe and Asia.

Day 2 Wednesday 21st of november: Minerals – Energy – Industry – Technology

8:30            Mineral Resources in Sweden Kaj Lax, Head of Department, Geological Survey of Sweden 9:00            Some lessons from the Norwegian solar cell industry in the global market: 1975 -2018 Dr. Bruno Ceccaroli 9:30            Scarcity of resources in Europe. Can Norway help? Dag Øistein Eriksen, Senior Adviser, University of Oslo, Dep. of Chemistry 9:45            Minerals – energy – industry – Complementary and integrated value chains Dr. Daniel Beat Müller, NTNU, Dep. of Energy and Process Engineering 10:15          Discussions 10:45          Coffee break 11:15          UiT-Presentation of the Engineering faculty Professor dr. Bjørn Solvang, UiT-The Arctic University of Norway 11:25          Mineral resources in North of Norway Associate professor dr. Idunn Kjølle, UiT-The Arctic University of Norway 12:50          Geological competence at UiT – an essential part of the value chain for Norwegian mineral resources Associate professor dr. Sabina Strmic Palinkas, UiT-The Arctic University of Norway 12:15          Modern Technologies and Partnerships for Mining and Transport Environments Dr. Dan Fodor, Head of Mining Portfolio & Innovation Management, Siemens 13:00          Discussion and concluding remarks – the way forward 13:30          Lunch   Host: Kunnskapsparken i Bodø


Hotel NOK 1090,- per night Participation day one: 20/11 – NOK 1500,- Participation day two: 21/11 – NOK 550,- Tapas Dinner day one: 20/11 – NOK 375,-