2019 ARCTIC FRONTIERS
SMART ARCTIC

TROMSØ NORWAY 20 - 24 JANUARY

Prime Minister Erna Solberg, as well as six of her government ministers, have been confirmed to Arctic Frontiers 2019, the world’s largest arctic conference. Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Fisheries Harald Tom Nesvik, Minister for the Climate and Environment, Ola Elvestuen, Minister for Petroleum and Energy Kjell-Børge Freiberg, Local Government and Modernisation Minister Monica Mæland, and Minister for Industry and Trade, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, will meet with the Prime Minister.

They will invite more of their international colleagues.

“The strong participation of the government during the next year’s conference emphasises that the Arctic is important for Norway. Arctic Frontiers is an international showcase for Norway as a competent and leading global actor on ocean” says Director of the Arctic Frontiers Ole Øvretveit.

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Senior partners

Troms fylkeskommuneUniversity of Tromsø The Arctic University of NorwayConocoPhillipsNorwegian Ministry of Foreign AffairsARCTOS research networkThe Research Council of NorwayAkvaplan-nivaInstitute of Marine Research

Partners

University NORDNorrbotten CountySINTEFNorwegian Polar InstituteTromsø kommuneUniversity of OsloKystverketNorsk RomsenterUniversity of BergenNTNUStatoil

Associated partners

Fram CentreUniversity of StavangerNIVANofimaKSATNorges RåfisklagThe University Centre in SvalbardStatens strålevernNorwegian Institute for Air ResearchNorut

Friends of the conference

North Star GroupRoscongressArcticNetBusiness OuluThe International Centre for Reindeer HusbandryKorean Maritime InstituteUArcticAPECSAMAPNorsk olje & gassBarents SecretariatRussian geographical society

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