September seminar 2018: New markets and New opportunities.

20 September 2018 10:00 - 20 September 2018 15:00

Auditorium Petter Thommesen (A5)

For registration please contact Valeria Nyu by email: or phone: 75 51 75 78.

Deadline for registration: September 18th


Registration – mingling coffee /tea
New market opportunities, new challenges
What will this entail for future trade relations ion the global market?
Erlend Bullvåg, Dean, Nord University Business School
​Norway’s challenges with the new trade policy situation.
How may this influence on the trade with our closest trade partners; the EU, USA and China? 
Daniel Bjarmann-Simonsen, State Secretary, Minister of Trade and Industry 
What is the role of fish trade in global markets today?
Secretary for the FAO Sub-Committee on Fish trade, Marcio Castro de Souza
Seafood trade and market access seen from the Norwegian governance perspective:
Development patterns, challenges and future perspectives.

​Coffee/tea and mingling
Norwegian facilitation for seafood exports. Perceived barriers and possible areas for improvement
Frode Nilssen, Professor, Nord University Business School

The export facilitation regime – Norwegian Customs
Åse Berge, Director, Customs Region Central Norway, Directorate of Norwegian Customs


​Opportunities and challenges for the seafood industry
Silje Gjerp Solstad, analyst, Market Access, Norwegian Seafood Council

​Light Seafood Lunch
The Industry perspective: What will be neccessary measures in order to develop a proactive trade policty and regain the positive thrust of decreasing trade barriers? 
Dialogue and expression of interests 
Director Geir Ove Ystmark, The federation of Norwegian seafood processors 
Director Otto Gregussen, Norgwegian fishermen association
Senior Adviser Roar Bjånesøy, Norwegian herring sales organisation
​Closing remarks