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Nordic Edge Expo 2021 Kicks Off

Nordic Edge Expo 2021 Kicks Off

It´s not tomorrow – it´s today. The Nordic Edge Expo 2021 has now kicked off for four days of broadcast from the electric vessel Rygerelektra. With an interesting and varied program over the course of the conference, there will be plenty for everyone to fill their knowledge needs.

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Does your municipality want to be part of Gnist?

Does your municipality want to be part of Gnist?

Gnist is DOGA and Nordic Edge’s innovation program for ambitious municipalities keen to explore new collaboration models for developing innovative solutions to specific challenges. The Gnist-programme assists municipalities to address their challenges and turn them into opportunities. The aim is to create new employment opportunities and attractive, sustainable and adaptable communities for their residents and visitors.

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Nordic eSport Conference

Nordic eSport Conference

Monday 20 September – 12:00 – 14:00 CET

Gaming is a pop culture that has emerged over the past 20 years and become bigger than both music and the film industry. How do we relate to it as academia, business and sport? This conference deals with gaming and esports from different perspectives. ESports is a fast-growing ecosystem – what opportunities does eSports bring? We have gathered a number of players from academia, business and sports. The goal is to create a better understanding and knowledge of this cultural phenomenon that young people have addressed!

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Special Session: Play@Heart

Special Session: Play@Heart

A new school development project in Denmark, Play@Heart, aims to explore how playful approaches can contribute to children’s learning about and with technology. Get fresh insight on the project and experiences so far in a Special Session at the KnowHow EdTech Conference.

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Powering the green and digital shift

Powering the green and digital shift

The global demand for renewable energy is growing at an electrifying speed. Manufacturers of cars, buses, lorries, airplanes, boats, scooters, and more are transitioning to electrical power. And that’s just within the transport industry. Our daily lives, from the workplace to home, to farming and industry, data centres and for many, even currency, are all powered by electricity.

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Apply for Nordic Fund Day

Apply for Nordic Fund Day

Connect with investors and secure funding at Nordic Fund Day. Submit your application by using the form below. The jury will screen your application and get back to you. Aplication deadline: August 22. 2021

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Elise By Olsen to speak at KnowHow EdTech 2021

Elise By Olsen to speak at KnowHow EdTech 2021

Elise By Olsen started her career when she created the youth culture magazine Recens Paper and is known as the world’s youngest editor-in-chief. At KnowHow EdTech she will talk about how she educated herself and ultimately had to drop out of school to pursue her career.

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Program overview – KnowHow EdTech 2021

Program overview – KnowHow EdTech 2021

Join the discussion about educational technology! We will shed light on important issues, share information about what the future holds – and provide you with inspiration and effective tools. You can get free access to the live webcast by pre-registration. Have a look at program overview for the KnowHow EdTech conference!

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An electric conference venue

An electric conference venue

This year’s Nordic Edge Expo conference programme will be delivered to you from Rygerelektra. A state-of-the-art, fully electric passenger ferry. We invite visitors to Stavanger during the event days, 20-23 September to follow the conference onboard the boat, docked in the city centre.

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eSports is coming to Nordic Edge Expo 2021

eSports is coming to Nordic Edge Expo 2021

The Nordic eSport association is hosting a conference on opening day of Nordic Edge Expo 2021. The event will highlight both academic potential and business opportunities within this fast-growing sport. Join the Nordic eSports conference on 20 September.

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Science & Research at Nordic Edge Expo

Science & Research at Nordic Edge Expo

The University of Stavanger is hosting a full-day, joint international research symposium at Nordic Edge Expo. The evenings of 20-22 September will be filled with Science&Cocktails.

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Watch Nordic Edge China On Demand

Watch Nordic Edge China On Demand

More than 33.000 took part in Nordic Edge China 2021, May 26-27. The international sharing of smart city initiatives and innovative technologies between the Nordics and China garnered interest on both continents. Recordings of full two-day conference programme is now available at your leisure.

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KnowHow EdTech 2021: The digital revolution is over

KnowHow EdTech 2021: The digital revolution is over

The discussion about educational technology continues at the KnowHow EdTech conference for the sixth consecutive year. We will shed light on the most important issues in the field, share information about what the future holds, pose some pretty difficult questions – and most importantly: provide you with inspiration and effective tools.

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The City of Yantai

The City of Yantai

Get to know the city of YanTai. One of the cradles of China’s modern industry is part of the Nordic Edge China 2021 conference programme.

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DAXING DISTRICT BEIJING

DAXING DISTRICT BEIJING

Get to know DaXing. The South Gate of Beijing, a substantial smart city development project, will be presented at Nordic Edge China, May 26-27.

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Nordic Edge China Conference

Nordic Edge China Conference

Welcome to a smart city knowledge exchange between the private and public sectors in China and the Nordics. Discover innovative smart city planning and solutions. Join for keynote talks and workshops with stakeholders from both China and the Nordic countries.

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Register for Nordic Edge China

Register for Nordic Edge China

Nordic Edge China is a two-day international smart city knowledge exchange between China and the five Nordic countries. Registration for attendees in China will take place at the venue between 14:30 – 15:00 (Beijing time). The Conference and Parallel sessions are free of charge. Please register here to receive access to the live stream of the conference programme.

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Watch Nordic Edge Cross-Atlantic at your own leisure

Watch Nordic Edge Cross-Atlantic at your own leisure

Nordic Edge Cross-Atlantic set out highlight some of the most pressing issues for cities in the Nordics and the United States to reach international climate goals. Through three sessions, high-level speakers from both sides of the Atlantic outlined the challenges and opportunities that lie in this feat. Watch the conference here.

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Received funding for digital cube presented at KnowHow EdTech

Received funding for digital cube presented at KnowHow EdTech

The founders behind the DIGme Learning have received funding from Innovation Norway to help commercialise their product. After presenting their innovation at the KnowHow EdTech conference in September, another incubator company has also made contact to find out more about the startup’s potential.

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Speakers’ links – 2020

Speakers’ links – 2020

Here you go. Links to some of the interesting stuff our speakers at KnowHow EdTech 2020 talked about. We hope you will check them out and be inspired.

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Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

You know how we’ve been stuck in the home office with meager equipment? Here’s your chance to drastically upgrade this – you just have to make good use of your time at Nordic Edge Expo Digital.

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Meet Our Hosts

Meet Our Hosts

Karine Næss Frafjord and Linn Skundberg Jenssen will guide attendees through the main stage programme and Studio Stavanger from 09:0012:00 on 23 September, 2020.

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Gnist – Innovation Programme

Gnist – Innovation Programme

GNIST, a national innovation programme for facilitating collaboration for more attractive local communities and sustainable business development, will be launched during Nordic Edge Expo.

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Access Everything

Access Everything

The ticket for Nordic Edge Expo gives access to everything on the platform from 21 September to the end of the year.

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The Competition

The Competition

Announcing the winners of the challenge competition Smart and sustainable cities and communities – and launching next round

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Youth Achievement

Youth Achievement

Inspiring the future entrepreneurs of the world with the national kick-off for Youth Companies.

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Casper Klynge to KnowHow EdTech

Casper Klynge to KnowHow EdTech

He was earlier Denmark’s ambassador to the global tech industry (the world’s first!) and is now Microsoft’s Vice President for European Government Affairs. At KnowHow EdTech, he will talk about how technology met the challenges of the corona pandemic.

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Anita Schjøll Brede as co-moderator

Anita Schjøll Brede as co-moderator

Anita Scjøll Brede is CEO and co-founder of the Iris.ai and has insight to share at KnowHow EdTech. She will be co-moderator on 25 September when the topic is Predictive learning.

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Artificial teachers?

Artificial teachers?

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing – and many expect it to play a a bigger role in schools and education very soon. Could AI replace teachers in some situations?

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James Portnow to KnowHow EdTech

James Portnow to KnowHow EdTech

Ever heard of the web series Extra Credits? The series that discusses video game development and has 2,5 mill subscribers on YouTube?

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Rethink Normality

Rethink Normality

As we prepare ourselves to move beyond the current crisis, we need to develop new, innovative solutions that will work in the best interest of all people involved.

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A game-changing event

A game-changing event

We are proud to present Nordic Edge Expo Digital, coming directly to you, live from the cities of Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsingborg, Stavanger and Helsinki, as well as the heart of European policymaking, Brussels.

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Workout art challenge!

Workout art challenge!

Pay attention all gym teachers out there! You now have a chance to show the world what you and your class are good for. In our competition we encourage you to create art with workout apps. Draw with your feet!

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Three days of EdTech – three main topics

Three days of EdTech – three main topics

The conference will be held over three days, each with one main topic: Digital is the new normal, Tools and toys, and Predictive learning. And guess what – you can tune in for free!

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The KnowHow EdTech conference 2020 goes digital

The KnowHow EdTech conference 2020 goes digital

Educational technology could hardly be more important and relevant than it is right now. The conference will be held 23 – 25 September 2020, but not in an ordinary setting– we are giving you a digital conference this year.

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The moderator

The moderator

We are pleased to announce that Tobias Heiberg Jørgensen will be this year’s conference moderator at the KnowHow EdTech conference. Tobias is the Head of the Teacher Education Programme at Playful Learning at at University College Copenhagen (Københavns Professionshøjskole).

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Nordic Edge Expo Goes Digital

Nordic Edge Expo Goes Digital

Since its inception, Nordic Edge has worked for innovation, societal and business transformation. Along with the rest of the world the organisation is facing its biggest change to date. The 6th edition of the leading Smart City event in the Nordics, is going digital in 2020.