Program Nor-Fishing 2020 Digital

The Nor-Fishing 2020 Digital program is starting to take shape. Much has been finalized – and new posts are still being added to the program. Below you can see an excerpt of what is currently on the agenda.

Program Tuesday 18 August 

•  Official opening of Nor-Fishing 2020 Digital
    Prime Minister Erna Solberg

•  COVID-19 impact on the ocean industries
    H.E. Ambassador Peter Thomson, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean

•  Disruptive changes in the fishing industry. Digitalization and new enabling
    Ekrem Misimi, SINTEF Ocean

•  Presentation of exhibitors: Marel

•  Student program

•  Visit exhibitors (2×30 min)

•  Mini-seminar at the Research Plaza: How to secure a vibrant coastal culture

•  Presentation of exhibitors: The Norwegian Fishermen’s Association

•  Panel debate 1 – New technology in fishing vessels
     Debate where experts voice their opinions on new technology, among other things discussing the electrification of the fishing fleet.

•  Celebrating the Nor-Fishing 60th anniversary – The history

Program Wednesday 19 August

•  Introduction
    Arnì Mathiesen, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

•  New developments in harvesting technology
    Bent Herrmann, SINTEF Ocean

•  Student program

•  Presentation of exhibitors: Free spot

•  Visit exhibitors (2×30 min)

•  Mini-seminar at the Research Plaza: Fishing vessels should be climate-friendly and safe in a sustainable and profitable way – how are we doing?

•  Presentation of exhibitors: Optimar

• Sustainable Seafood handling and processing
    Eva Falch, NTNU and Dr. Hanne Digre, SINTEF Ocean

•  Panel debate 2 – The fight for the ocean areas in an environmental perspective
    Key players in the industry talk about management of ocean areas and the environmental challenges the ocean face, as we also continually demand more of the ocean’s resources.

•  Celebrating the Nor-Fishing 60th anniversary: Innovation and technology

Program Thursday 20 August

•  Introduction
    Minister of Fisheries Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen

•  Lessons from the present to prepare the sector for a post COVID-19 world
    Manuel Barange, Acting Assistant Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

•  New marine resources
    Yngvar Olsen and Harald Ellingsen NTNU

•  Presentation of exhibitors: Free spot

•  Student program

•  Visit exhibitors (2×30 min)

•  Mini-seminar at the Research Plaza: How to get more out of the resources in the sea?

•  Presentation of exhibitors: Safepath

•  Celebrating the Nor-Fishing 60th anniversary: The future

•  Panel debate 3 – COVID-19 affects our conditions for success in the markets
    Salmon’s done well. Why, and what is needed for other segments to do equally well?

•  Summing up Nor-Fishing 2020 Digital


Do you want to be an exhibitor at Nor-Fishing Digital? Register your company at this page. 

Follow the livestream 18 – 20 August. Register as visitor at this page – and get your login link as soon as the exhibition opens.


Visiting address, administration
The Nor-Fishing Foundation
Pirsenteret, entrance 1, Havnegata 9
7010 Trondheim, Norway

Mailing address
The Nor-Fishing Foundation
p.o. box 1251, Torgård
7462 Trondheim, Norway

Exhibition adress:
Trondheim Spektrum
Klostergata 90
7030 Trondheim, Norway

+ 47 73 56 86 40

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