Join our side events

Registration is required for some of the events. Please check each event for information.

How to Export

Date: 9 May
Time: 11:00
Venue: Stavanger Concert Hall

Is it in your company strategy to export to new markets within the next 1-5 years? We know that it can be a struggle to enter new markets. Therefore, we are kicking off Nordic Edge Expo 2022 with an exclusive pre-conference event for companies that want to export or establish abroad.

University of Stavanger – Side Conference

Date: 11 May
Time: 09:00 – 16:00
Venue: Fish & Cow, Skagen 1, Stavanger

The green transition is central to the strategy of the University of Stavanger towards 2030. We want to lead the way by transforming our educational programmes and research to accelerate the green transition in the region of Stavanger and around the world. On Wednesday May 11, you can hear more about our activities and how we work with regional stakeholders.

  • 09:00 – 09:45: Panel discussion: Green Buildung in the Age of Extinction
  • 10:00 – 10:45: How do we create positive energy districts for the future?
  • 11:00 – 11:45: How to involve children and youth in the green transition?
  • 13:00 – 13:45: What is the role of cycling and walking in smart cities?
  • 14:00 – 14:45: Food for thought: challenges and opportunities in the green transition of food production in Norway
  • 15:00 – 16:00: Green Transition and Study at UiS – with Lyspæren/LevelUp/Ingenious/Start UiS


Pint of Science

Dates: 9, 10, 11 May
Doors open 19:30 Programme: 20:00-21:30
Salon du Nord, Hotel Victoria, Skansegata 1

Date: 9 May – Technology Disruption

Date: 10 May – Green Transition in Stavanger

Date: 11 May –  Microbes for the Future

Nordic Fund Day

Date: 10 May

Nordic Fund Day is an interactive event aimed at connecting start-ups with compatible investors. Start-ups with solutions for smart, green and vibrant cities will be hand picked through a thorough selection prosess to present their business idea to a professional investor network. Start-ups, scale-ups and investors will join from all over the Nordics and Europe.

Nightfall at Harry Pepper

Along Vågen in Stavanger the new cocktailbar Harry Pepper is located. On Monday and Tuesday they’re opening their doors especially for us at 19:00.

Leave your corporate self at the door before you come in and enjoy excellent cocktails and a relaxed atmosphere. Take the opportunity to meet new people and discuss the day with other conference guests.

We look forward to ending the night with you there!

Creative workshop at the square w/ artist Algebra

Date: 11 May
Time: 12:00
Venue: Meet up at the Stavanger Municipality booths in the square (torget) just below the Cathedral.

Artist Priscila Serrano, also known as Algebra, is inviting you to join a creative workshop on Wednesday May 11th, at 12 pm. Through this workshop participants will help create an artwork and learn how to think outside the box to improve productivity and efficiency while implementing creative processes in a work environment.


The KnowHow EdTech Conference 2022

Date: 11 May
Time: 19:00
Venue: Gaffel & Karaffel

This year, KnowHow EdTech will combine physical events with informative and inspirational digital content. The first event will be held during Nordic Edge Expo on 11 May – the digital content will be developed and published throughout the year.

Volunteer fair

Do you want to participate in Stavangers first volunteer fair?

At Folkets Hus on 11th May you get the chance to meet others and enter into valuable collaborations with them. This is an arena for solving challenges together to make our city better, completely free!

This is a place for companies, non-profit organisations, social entrepreneurs and the public sector!

Enjoy jazz music at Nordic Edge Expo

By collaborating with Maijazz this year, we bring music and arts to the attendees at Nordic Edge Expo. Music and arts are essential in creating and sustaining future cities and communities. It gives us creativity and ideas, reflection and awareness.

See you at Nordic Edge Expo, 10 – 11 May.