Tentative Programme

Join us on 18 March 09:00-13:00 CST / 16:00-20:00 CET

Part I

No Way Norway! How Norway became world #1 on EV mobility

Transitioning to EV mobility is high on the agenda in climate plans across Europe and the United States. In Norway more than 50% of all new cars in 2020 was electrical. The private and public sector in the United States are following suit.

This session will present Norway’s policy and infrastructure for EV mobility, and showcase how electrifying the carpark is only one element in the nation’s all-electrical future – taking us to sea and the air through to ground-breaking new technology.

Part II

Retrofitting Buildings: Spectacular Design Meets City Missions

Building in wood is an ancient tradition in Norway. Mass timber is a beautiful building material with the potential of unlocking zero carbon cities. In this session renowned architect firm Helen&Hard will present the benefits of mass timber when retrofitting buildings alongside endeavor of building a better tomorrow. The focus is on sharing knowledge and experiences to find common grounds for contributing to climate targets.

Part III

Nordic Smart City Summit

The world is committed to drastic transformation through implementation of the UN Sustainability Goals, Paris Agreement and the European Green Deal ambition of 100 climate-neutral cities within 2030. This session will compare and showcase how international policy is adopted on a national and local level in the Nordic countries and the United States. Our cities are tasked to drive the change. Addressing global challenges requires innovative thinking. Best practice examples of public-private partnerships will be showcased.



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