Workshop and Session Programme

Throughout Wednesday 11th May. Held at various locations around the city centre of Stavanger.

Registration is closed.


Croissants, Coffee and Cloud for Sustainability

We firmly believe in the solid mix of technology and people to drive desired change – like that of attaining sustainable operations within and beyond your own business operations.

On the second morning of Nordic Edge Expo 2022 we’re happy to offer a breakfast meeting where customers, partners and Microsoft can convene over croissants and coffee to explore the treats of public cloud technology – from building a strong foundation by organizational readiness for industrial innovation tools and great worldwide market solutions and service offerings in Microsoft’s public cloud platform, Azure.

Hosted by: Microsoft Norway
Time: 08:15 – 09:45
Location: Salon Du Nord, Hotel Victoria, Skansegata 1, Stavanger

112 Climate Neutral Cities: where to start?

112 is the EU’s emergency number. It is also the number of cities that have been selected to take part in the challenge of becoming climate neutral by 2030.

Inspired by the New European Bauhaus, this session will use local food as a creative meeting space to jumpstart our cooperation towards the Cities Mission. We look forward to embark on this journey together with you!

Hosted by: Smart Cities Marketplace and NTNU
Time: 08:30 – 10:00
Location: Møteplassen, Sølvberget, Sølvberggata 2, Stavanger

How can Maritime Solutions change Urban Mobility?

Norway is pioneering the development of zero-emission, autonomous water shuttles – ZAWAS. This session will highlight the context of water shuttles in the mobility system of the future, and the autonomous journey in Norway.

Hosted by: NCE Maritime CleanTech, SAMS Norway and Nordic Edge Smart City Innovation Cluster
Time: 09.00 – 11:30
Location: The Stavanger Maritime Museum, Strandkaien 22, Stavanger

Broadband network via lighting infrastructure

How it is possible to use existing lighting infrastructure to create Grid of the future? Discover how a network with Terragraph technology  is capable of densifying communication networks and hosting digital equipment like sensors and cameras.

Hosted by: Signify Norway AS
Time: 09:30 – 11:00
Location: Conference room: Bjelland, Hotel Victoria, Skansegata 1, Stavanger

Releasing the Power of Citizens while Safeguarding Citizen Privacy

Engaging citizens in crowdsensing projects to improve service development and delivery is of vital importance in creating smart and healthy municipalities. At this workshop, taking place at Sølvberget, you will be presented with inspirational examples and tools for releasing the power of the citizens in co-creation efforts, while safeguarding their privacy.

Hosted by: Norwegian Smart Care Cluster, DNV, University of Stavanger, City of Stavanger, Nordic Innovation, Nordic Smart City Network
Time: 10.00 – 12:00
Location: Sølvberget, Sølvberggata 2, Stavanger

The Nordic City Roadmap: Five-four-three-two-one-action!

This session we will showcase practical ways of applying the principles of the Nordic Smart City Roadmap. Different Nordic cities will present how they work to overcome the barriers and develop sound solutions that benefit cities and municipalities, the business community and, ultimately, the citizens.

Hosted by: DOGA and Nordic Edge
Time: 10:00 – 12:00
Location: Sølvberget, Sølvberggata 2, Stavanger

How can living labs accelerate commercialization?

We invite relevant stakeholders to an interactive workshop where we address opportunities for testing technology in an urban context and in real environments. STYX will share how they use living labs as a crucial part of their investment philosophy and Forum Virium will share their agile piloting programme model for co-creation.

Hosted by: Nordic Edge, STYX Urban Invest and Forum Virium
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Location: Greenhouse Rooftop, Hospitalsgata 6, 4006 Stavanger

Soundless – The Future of Emission Free Boating

Norway has the second largest coastline in the world and around 55 000 islands. We have over 1 million leisure boats in Norway and over 60% of these are run on fossil fuel. We are succeeding in transforming our car park to electric cars, with one of six cars being electric. Now the leisure boat market is next. The leisure boat marked stands for close to 300 000 tonn CO2 emissions each year and already several cities in Norway and the Nordic countries are preparing for the green shift for leisure boats.

Hosted by: Klimapartnere Rogaland, Norwegian Association for Electric Boats, Lydløs, Stavanger Havn and Nordic Edge
Time: 11:30 – 13:30
Location: The Stavanger Maritime Museum, Strandkaien 22, Stavanger

How can Design Thinking Solve Societal Challenges?

Design-driven innovation is a people-oriented way of working with innovation, helping you solve problems and create new solutions based on real user needs. Interdisciplinary collaboration and co-creation throughout the innovation process can contribute to more accurate and holistic solutions. In this workshop we will share hands-on knowledge and learnings that are useful both for public and private actors.

Hosted by: DOGA, Webstep and Gnizt
Time: 12:00 – 14:00
Location: Havnevesenet, Strandkaien 46, Stavanger

Sustainability Transition through Disruptive Technology

Get inspiration on how to tackle your challenges from real life applications. A showcase journey of how to take an entire city to net zero or manage climate change impact. The workshop aims to support your organization accelerating your digitalization and sustainable journey. Using design thinking methodology, we help you identify the right opportunities, it is all about using existing your expertise and knowledge in a disruptive way.

Hosted by: AugmentCity
Time: 13:00 – 15:00
Location: Salon Du Nord, Victoria Hotel, Skansegata 1, Stavanger

What´s next for democratic innovation in the Nordics?

What barriers do we face in the Nordic context working with democratic innovation, and what will enable us to institutionalize innovative participatory systems? The COLDIGIT research team has teamed up with the Norwegian Smart City Network on the matter of democratic innovation, and we are inviting different voices from Nordic public and private institutions to join us in this session and to discuss this matter further.

Hosted by: Smartbyene, Nordic Smart City Network, Nesta
Time: 13:00 – 14:30
Location: Sølvberget, Sølvberggata 2, Stavanger

Integration of a Value-Based Approach to Urban Mobility

Using the urban development case of Stavanger West, the workshop will focus on how the intersection between blue and green mobility in Stavanger West can be a catalyzer for healthy living, social equity, and biodiversity based on the values of inclusiveness and social equity.

Hosted by: BLOXHUB and EIT-Mobility
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Location: Greenhouse, Hospitalgata 6, Stavanger

Key Factors to Succeed in Public Networks and Innovation Initiatives

Panel discussion.

What if public procurement could be used to profit from the citizens and industry’s creative potential for innovation? This creates opportunities for innovative businesses and benefits the public sector.

Hosted by: Leverandørutviklingsprogrammet (LUP), Smartbyene, Bærekraftsnettverket  og KS
Time: 13:30 – 14:20
Location: Radison Blu Atlantic Hotel, Stavanger

Please note that this workshop will be held in NORWEGIAN

Photo credit: Siv Dolmen

What the Flying…?!
Introducing air mobility to cities

What are the risks of drones’ and aircrafts’ starting to appear as a potential transport mode over cities? In this session, you will hear from municipalities, drone operators, and research centres how they set up the right conditions for experimentation, what they design and test, and what results they obtain.

Hosted by: POLIS Network, AiRMOUR, TindAIR and USEPE
Time: 14:00 – 15:30
Location: Conference room: Bjelland, Hotel Victoria, Skansegata 1, Stavanger

11th May – Evening activities

10:00 – 16:00
15:30 – 16:00
20:00 – 21:30