Do you want to see us in Washington DC? Join us as we present research opportunities with colleagues and an interested policy audience from Washington DC. By:Hogne Bø Pettersen Published:14. September 2022 kl. 13:00 Main body When: 9-16:00 27th of September Organizer: High North Center for Business and Governance, Nord University (Norway) and Global Europe Program (Wilson Center, US) Place: Washington, DC, Wilson Center Register by: September 22 18:00 EST (23:59 CET)Also check out our other event on September 26! Agenda: Overall, the High North Center’s research trip to Washington, DC aims to foster intra-Arctic research collaboration between two Arctic regions – North Norway and US. By making use of the various research projects conducted at the High North Center – AlaskaNor and its follow-up ArcBlue, EduSmart , SmartNorth and Arctic Safety and Security – our excursion aims to comprehensively discuss the various Arctic challenges as perceived and experienced in North Norway, from a changing regional climate and its impact on economic development via regional smart development to safety and security in a complex geopolitical environment, with colleagues and stakeholders in the United States. Dividing our research tour into several parts, we will comprehensively debate those challenges, taking into account perspectives from local, regional and national stakeholders as well as a broader academic community. Here, we will present research projects conducted at the High North Center to and discuss related research opportunities with colleagues and an interested policy audience from Washington DC: Discovering the Blue Economy: AlaskaNor and future Arctic collaboration between Norway and the United States will aim to shed light on challenges and opportunities for fisheries & aquaculture cooperation between Alaska and North Norway based on the AlaskaNor project which lasted from September 2018 to July 2022. Moreover, by presenting its follow-up project – ArcBlue – we will go beyond cooperation efforts between Alaska and North Norway and also involve perspectives and thoughts from Greenland. Discovering Smart Urban and Societal Development in Alaska and Northern Norway will aim to shed light on the current opportunities of cooperation in the area of Smart Cities and Societies between Alaska and North Norway. This session will be organized under the umbrella of the Thematic Network “Smart Societies in the High North (SmartNorth)“ and research project EduSmart “Education and Knowledge Development for Smart City Governance and Performance Management in the High North”. During this session, we will discuss current state of the art on knowledge and competence building in the area from several countries perspectives and follow up further opportunities for cooperation.You are welcome to attend!Preliminary program09:30 - 09:30 Open Doors and Coffee09:30 - 09:40 Opening remarksRadina Trengreid (Norwegian Embassy)Frode Mellemvik (High North Center)9:00 – 12:00: Smart Urban and Societal Development in Alaska, Canada and Northern NorwayIntroduction by Evgenii Aleksandrov (High North Center)Heather Hudson: Smart Urban and Societal Development in Alaska (University of Alaska, Anchorage)Vera Kuklina & Jenny Turton: Looking for social and cultural sources of urban resilience in open spaces of the city of Fairbanks" (George Washington University Department of Geography & Arctic Frontiers)Elena Dybtsyna: Smart Urban Development in Northern (High North Center)Marianne Bahr Simonsen: Smart and sustainable development in practice: experience of Bodø (KRAFT Center for Sustainable Societal Development in the North)Panel Discussion Moderated by Igor Khodachek (High North Center)12:00 – 12:30: Lunch12:30 – 13:30: Discovering the Blue Economy: AlaskaNor and future Arctic collaboration between Norway and the United StatesAndreas Raspotnik (High North Center)Ian Laing (Institute of the North)Patti Bruns (Arctic Mayor’s Forum)Charlie Colgan (Center for the Blue Economy)Andrey Kazakov (High North Center)13:30 – 14:00 CoffeeMore information on how to access the Wilson Center and where to meet to pass security will be provided to all registered participants two days before the event.Sign up Hvis du kan lese dette, støtter ikke nettleseren din iframes. Also check out our other event on September 26! By:Hogne Bø Pettersen Published:14. September 2022 kl. 13:00 Right body Contact person Andreas Raspotnik Researcher +47 75 51 79 41 email@example.com Evgenii Aleksandrov Associate Professor +47 75 51 76 44 firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter E-mail Print this page Articles published on www.nord.no may be reprinted with reference to the original source. Images on www.nord.no may not be used without the written permission of the Communications Unit. Nord University takes no responsibility for the content of external websites linked to articles on www.nord.no.