Industrial opportunities in the North: The November Conference 2012
The November conference took place in Harstad on November 7-8, 2012. The conference focused on industrial opportunities in the north with a special emphasis on oil, gas, ore and minerals. The conferences was organised in collaboration between Narvik Univeristy College, Northern Research Institute, Narvik research community, Maritime Forum North, Norwegian Oil and Gas and Norwegian Petroleum Society and gathered stakeholders from the oil and gas sector, service companies, suppliers and research institutions. Steffen Weber, the Secretary General of the Arctic Forum Foundation was invited to the conference to give a presentation on the EU’s perspective in the north.
The first day of the conference had a focus on the conditions and resources management of oil/gas and minerals. Also international cooperation and the need for special competence in the north were subjects discussed during the first day. The second day was dedicated to innovative solutions and opportunities for suppliers and contractors in the Subsea sector.
For more information about the conference see here. (only in Norwegian)