Norwegian-Ukrainian Business Forum 2019

  • Oslo, Norway
  • 28.01.2019
  • 9:30 - 20:00

The Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, in partnership with Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) and the Embassy of Ukraine in Norway would like to invite you to the Norwegian Ukrainian Business Forum 2019 (NUBF2019) to be held on January 28th in the venue of OsloMet (Oslo, Norway). The event is organized in connection with the official visit of the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Mr. Volodymyr Groysman, to Norway.

At the conference, you will get updates on the political reforms and business climate in Ukraine, as well as the economic situation and investment opportunities. You will get insights into the risk and opportunities of doing business in Ukraine and get first-hand experiences in all aspects from businesses who have managed to utilize the potential of one of Europe’s largest markets.

A unique business event with distinguished guests and speakers. We are inviting professionals and distinguished speakers representing the Ukrainian and Norwegian governments, instrumental international financial organizations and private businesses. You will also meet people from the Ukrainian civil society and the business sector who are driving the transformation of the Ukrainian economy and improving the investment climate and business conditions in Ukraine.

We are working on the program, more information will be available soon.

Preliminary program

Registration 8:30 - 9:30
Plenary session I: Business Climate and Investment opportunities in Ukraine 9.30 - 11.20
Lunch 11.30 - 12.30
Parallel sessions: ICT, Energy, Seafood and Agriculture, Manufacturing, Democratic Development 12.30 - 14.00

ICT: Tapping into Ukrainian Digital Talent

Energy: Opportunities in the Ukrainian energy market

Seafood and agriculture: Challenges and opportunities in Ukrainian-Norwegian agro-cooperation

Manufacturing: Production in Ukraine - how to unlock the potential?

Democratic development: Involved citizens - our greatest resource: Creating sustainable development at the local level

Coffee and food break 14.00 - 14.30
Plenary session II: Reforms in Ukraine and European Integration 14.30 - 15.20
B2B sessions 15:20 - 16:30
Reception and networking 18.00 - 20.00

Confirmed speakers

Volodymyr Groysman
Prime Minister of Ukraine
Roger Skjerva
Chief Economist at IKT-Norge
Brian Bonner
Kyiv Post Chief Editor, Member of the Media Development Foundation supervisory board
Daniel Bilak
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of UkraineInvest
Amund Beitnes
Senior Investment Manager at NEFCO
Algirdas Šemeta
Business Ombudsman in Ukraine


The Embassy of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Norway
Oslo Metropolitan University