Global challenges - Nordic experiences: Academic and political perspectives

The conference is now over, and the organizers would like to thank all that contributed to making the conference a success! We are looking forward to seeing you in Helsinki 7-9 March 2018!

Open Plenary Session 21 March 13.00-17.00

Venue: University Aula

Welcome remarks by Media consultant Paddy Coulter, Oxford University and Academic Director Haldor Byrkjeflot, UiO:Nordic

First part: A cooperation crisis? Research perspectives and responses

Keynote speaker, Professor Richard Sennett, NYU/LSE

  • Cooperative Capitalism?

Panel debate chaired by Paddy Coulter.

Audience Q&A and general discussion

Second part: Cooperation crisis? Political perspectives and responses

Minister of EEA and EU Affairs and Minister of Nordic Cooperation Frank Bakke-Jensen

  • The value of Nordic collaboration in a changing world

Rector Ole Petter Ottersen, University of Oslo, introduces the President of Iceland

Closing speech by Guðni Jóhannesson, President of Iceland

  • What challenges? What opportunities? The future of the Nordic model

Full Conference Programme 20-21 March


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