OPEN INNOVATION AS A DRIVING FORCE FOR SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

The role of Sino-Norwegian cooperation in the EU-China Partnership on Sustainable Urbanisation

OPEN INNOVATION AS A DRIVING FORCE FOR SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

Date: 15.00-18.00 Wednesday 18th April 2018

Venue: Mukamu Grand Ballroom, Xinjiang Plaza,

7 Sanlihe Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China

三里河路7号新疆大厦三层木卡姆宴会厅

On Wednesday 18th April 2018 15.00-18.00 the CAUPD and NTNU will organize and host a roundtable seminar at the Mukamu Grand Ballroom in Xinjiang Plaza in Beijing.

If you are interested in participating in the seminar, please take contact for registration through one of these email-addresses:

Registration: wang.yu@ntnu.no caupd_eu@163.com

This roundtable seminar will

  • cluster long-standing cooperation and commitment by Norwegian and Chinese urban experts, across the entire public and private sector value chain, to create smart sustainable cities as driving forces towards a low carbon future,
  • emphasise the importance of Sino-Norwegian cooperation to create an open innovation framework with systemic design, collaborative technologies and community-centred approaches in cities;
  • showcase Norway’s prominent role in the EU-China Partnership on Sustainable Urbanisation;
  • discuss recommend the development of a Sino-Norwegian centre on smart sustainable cities to intensify these commitments and ensure they can be scaled up, replicated and transferred research and innovation, education and capacity building.

 

PROGRAM

15.00 – 15.10 Welcome, introduction of programme and participants

Annemie Wyckmans, NTNU, Project Coordinator of URBAN-EU-CHINA

15.10 – 15.30 Keynote addresses: Sino-Norwegian cooperation within the EU-China partnership on  Sustainable urbanisation

YANG Baojun, President of CAUPD

Petter Skarheim, Secretary General, Ministry of Education and Research

Gunnar Bovim, Rector of NTNU

Laurent Bochereau, Head of Science, Technology and Environment Section at Delegation of the European Union to China

John-Arne Røttingen, CEO of Research Council Norway

15.30 – 16.15 Presentation of Sino-Norwegian cooperation projects on smart sustainable cities, funded by Norway, EU and China part I (15 minutes each)

URBAN-EU-CHINA and TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA: Annemie Wyckmans (NTNU)

Chinese co-funding projects on EU-China cooperation on sustainable urbanization: Chang Liu (CAUPD)

University-city agreement TRD3.0 as cornerstone for triple helix cooperation with China: Kristian Mjøen, Leader of TRD3.0, Trondheim municipality

16.15-16.45 Coffee break

16.45 – 17.30 Presentation of Sino-Norwegian cooperation projects on smart sustainable cities, funded by Norway, EU and China part II (15 minutes each)

SiEUGreen and EdiCitNet: Jihong Liu Clarke (NIBIO), Weijie Jiang and Xifeng Gong (CAAS), with contribution by Trine Hvoslef-Eide and Petter D. Jenssen (NMBU)

Sustainable and liveable cities: climate change & low carbon pathways: Gørild Heggelund (FNI)

Sustainable innovation in the society and wellbeing sustainable index: Yandong Zhao (CASTED) and Huafeng Zhang (Fafo)

Nordic Edge China 24-25 October 2018: Ivar Rusdal, Chairman Nordic Edge

17.30 – 17.50 Roundtable discussion: Clustering Sino-Norwegian cooperation within the EU-China partnership on sustainable urbanization

Facilitation by Thomas Hansteen, Advisor with responsibility for China, Research Council Norway

17.50-18.00 Summary

 

For full program and more information, please click on this link: OPEN INNOVATION AS A DRIVING FORCE FOR SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES_v5