Webinar - Smart North: Knowledge, Education and Capacity Building

Januar-seminar i 2019
You are invited to our webinar about education and capacity building for Smart Cities and Communities.

​​​​​We have the pleasure of inviting you to participate in our webinar “Smart North: Knowledge, Education and Capacity Building for Smart Cities and Communities in the High North” that will be held on 27th January. The webinar will be organized on a digital platform, and you will have the choice to either participate from your place using the Zoom link or join us in Bodø provided that infection control regulations allow this.

The webinar will give a summary of our current SmartNorth project, but will also open up a discussion of the future of smart development in the High North. We anticipate about 80 participants from countries such as Norway, China, Russia, Finland, Canada, and the US. In addition, the seminar will be linked to the opening of the new academic semester on our newly launched partnership program “Master of Science in Global Management”.

Please, register for the webinar here​.  

For further information, please contact Husanboy Ahunov

Program

 “Smart North: Knowledge, Education and Capacity Building for Smart Cities and Communities”

27 January, 2021, Bodø

Place: Zoom / Auditorium A1, Nord University 

Chaired by Frode Mellemvik, Director of the High North Center, Nord University

9:00-9:30 Opening session 

Invited Speakers: 

- Hanne Solheim Hansen, Rector Nord University

- Ida Maria Pinnerød, Mayor Bodø Municipality

- Tomas Norvoll, President of the Nordland County Government

- Alexey Poyda, Scientific Attache, the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Norway

- Chang Quansheng, First Secretary (Educational Affairs), the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Norway

9:30-11:15  Session 1 – SMART IN REFLECTION: Knowledge Building for Smart Cities and Communities in the High North

Invited Speakers: 

- Giuseppe Grossi (Professor, Nord University Business School): Smart City Governance: from technocratic to emergent perspective 

- Evgenii Aleksandrov (PostDoc, Nord University Business School): SMARTNORTH project overview

- Elena Dybtsyna (Associate Professor, Nord University Business School): Norwegian experiences of citizen Involvement and Smart City

10:00-10:15 BREAK

- Igor Khodachek (Associate Professor, RANEPA, Russia): Smart Cities in Russia

- Nadezda Nazarova (Associate Professor, Nord University Business School): Smart cities for the High North? Mapping and comparison  

- Anatoli Bourmistrov (Professor, Nord University Business School): Scenario building in the High North and implications for participatory governance  

10.45-11.15 Q&A, moderated by Elena Zhurova, Advisor/Researcher, the High North Center, Nord University 

11:15-11:30 BREAK

11:30-13:00 Session 2 – SMART IN ACTION: Education and Capacity Building for Smart Cities and Communities in the High North

Invited speakers: 

- Siri Vasshaug, Project Manager, Smart Transport Bodø, Nordland County

- Marianne Bahr Simonsen, Project Leader Smart Bodø, Bodø Municipality

- Henrik Dagfinrud, Program manager, Bodø Cultural capital 2024

- Stein C. Tømmer,  senior advisor, Nordkontakt AS, Head of Smart Cities and Municipalities in Telenor until 2021​

- ArildTjomsland, Chariman fo the board Kobla AS 

- Nadezda Nazarova, UArctic Network Leader “Smart Societies in the High North”

12:30-13:00 Q&A, moderated by June Borge Doornich, Associate professor, Vice-Dean, Nord University Business School 

13:00-14:00 LUNCH BREAK

14:00-15:00 Roundtable – SMART TO BE: Future Smart Cities and Communities

Moderated by Peter Bakkemo Danilov, Journalist, High North News

15:00 Concluding remarks

- Siri Vasshaug, Project Manager, Smart Transport Bodø, Nordland County 

- Arild Tjomsland, Chairman of the Board, Kobla AS  

- Giuseppe Grossi, Professor, Nord University Business School 

- Anatoli Bourmistrov, Professor, Nord University Business School 

- Nadezda Nazarova, Associate Professor, Nord University Business School 






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