Program for TFIs årskonferanse 2011
Tid og sted:
28.-29. november 2011, Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo.
|11.30-13.00:||Lunch and registration at Holmenkollen Park Hotel|
|13.20-13.25:||Moderator Cecilia Garme - short presentation of the programme|
|13.25-13.45:||Norway’s Minister of Research and Higher Education, Tora Aasland: Opening speech|
||High-level expert group, Rolf Annerberg, Chair of the Top-level Research Initiative Management Board and Director General Formas, and Kristin Clemet, Managing Director Civita and former Minister to the Norwegian Government: Presentation of Vilja til forskning?, overview of Nordic research collaboration|
||Secretary General Halldór Ásgrímsson, Nordic Council of
||Special Adviser Cornelis Vis, Bureau of European Policy Advisers,
the European Commission: European perspectives
|15.00-15.15:||Director Anne Cathrine Gjærde, Nordic Energy Research: Cross-cutting themes in the Top-level Research Initiative|
||Examples of cross-cutting themes|
|The Arctic: Olav Orheim, polar scientist, former Director Norwegian
Polar Institute, Head of secretariat International Polar Year,
|Social sciences and humanities: Gudmund Hernes, sociologist, author, politician and former Minister, Norway|
|Collaboration between research and industry: Nordic Center of Excellence for Nordic Strategic Adaptation Research (NCoE NORD-STAR)’s collaboration with four Nordic Insurance Companies: Michael Evan Goodsite, Center Director AU Herning and Professor Aarhus University, and Björn-Ola Linnér, Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research at Linköping university|
|17.15-17.45:||Bjørn H. Samset, PhD, Senior research fellow CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, background from University of Oslo and CERN, renowned science communicator: Climate science outreach in a globally warming debate|
|17.45-18.00:||Damvad, Senior Consultant Science and Innovation, Morten Wied: Presentation of mid-term evaluation of TRI|
||Chair of the Top-level research Initiative Management Board, Rolf Annerberg: Recent highlights from the TRI and future perspectives|
|18.15-18.30:||Managing Director, Nordic Innovation, Ivar H. Kristensen: Closing remarks from day one|
|20.00- :||Dinner at Holmenkollen Restaurant
|08.30-09.00:||Coffee and registration of new arrivals|
|09.00-09.05:||Moderator: Welcome to day two
|09.05-09.25:||Katrine Hahn Kristensen, Nordic Forest Research Cooperation Committee: Challenges and possibilities for sustainable biomass production for bioenergy: A need for better cross-sectoral research collaboration|
|09.25-10.30:||Parallel sessions by TRI programme committees:|
|How does the TRI contribute to green growth?
The aim of this session is to explore and discuss the links between research and the companies’ business activities. In particular how the companies perceive green growth and the role of TRI research projects in that. Also the role and advantages of Nordic cooperation in green growth will be discussed.
|How does the TRI give opportunities and support to young
This session aims at reflecting the role of researcher education and training in the TRI Programme. The session features presentations elaborating on this from an overall point of view (TRI sub-programs 1 and 2), while also a few young scientists associated with current NCoEs will present themselves and their expectations.
|10.30-11.00:||Coffee with poster session: young scientist from climate festival in Finland|
|11.00-11.40:||Panel debate: How can the knowledge triangle and the TRI play a
role in relation to green growth?
|11.40-12.30:||Rolf Annerberg, Chair of the Top-level Research Initiative Management Board and Director General Formas, and Kristin Clemet, Managing Director Civita and former Minister to the Norwegian Government: Panel debate - Vilja til forskning?, overview of Nordic research collaboration|
|12.30-12.45:||Director Gunnel Gustafsson, NordForsk, closing remarks and