NUCC Annual Meeting and Networking in Oslo

  • Oslo, Norway
  • 21.05.2019
  • 16:00 - 19:00

We are delighted to invite our network and members to attend NUCC Annual and Networking Meeting. The event will take place at the premises of the NUCC member and international law firm – Wikborg Rein. We start with the Annual Meeting for our members as well as the Board of Directors at 15:00 and continue with the Networking Meeting from 16:00.

Join us and get updates on political and economical changes in Ukraine, trade and production opportunities for Norwegian business. Even more, this is a perfect chance to meet a very relevant network of people that share the interest in increasing cooperation between Norway and Ukraine.

Practical information:

Date: May 21st at 16.00 – 19.00

Place: Wikborg ReinDronning Mauds gate 11, Oslo

Please contact us if you have any questions.

NB! Registration is now closed due to the high number of participants. You can contact us via aa@nucc.no to register on the waiting list.

Program of the event

General Assembly 15:00 - 15:25

NB! For NUCC members and the Board of Directors only

  • Presentation of Annual report and accounts
  • Election of the new Board
  • Election of the new Election Committee
NUCC Networking Meeting 16:00 - 19:00
Time Session Speaker/participant
16.00 - 16.05 Welcome words Geir Sviggum, Partner and Chairman of the Board at Wikborg Rein
16.05 - 16.15 Opening remarks HE Viacheslav Yatsiuk, Ambassador of Ukraine to Norway
16.15 - 16.25 Opening remarks Daniel Bjarmann-Simonsen, State Secretary, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
16.25 - 16.35 NUCC presentation on status and activities Kjartan Pedersen, Managing Director of NUCC
16.35 - 16.45 Ukraine NOW: efficient R&D and production hub for Norwegian business
Mykhailo Bechkalo, Acting Executive Director of UkraineInvest
16.45 - 17.00 The revamped Norwegian Investment Fund for Eastern Europe Bjørn Celius, Chairman of the Board, Kirkenes Fondsforvaltning
17.00 - 17.20 Analysis of Presidential Election in Ukraine Tor Bukkvoll, Senior Research Fellow at Norwegian Defence Research Esteblishment
17.20 - 18.00 Panel Debate Moderator: Åse Gilje Østensen, UiB

Confirmed participants:

  • Thorstein Jenssen - NBT Senior VP, Corporate Finance
  • Tor Bukkvoll - Senior Research Fellow at Norwegian Defence Research Esteblishment
  • Mykhailo Bechkalo, Acting Executive Director of UkraineInvest
  • Nataly Veremeeva - CEO, Kyiv IT Cluster
18.00 - 19.00 Networking with tapas and drinks

Confirmed speakers

Viacheslav Yatsiuk
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Kingdom of Norway
Daniel Bjarmann-Simonsen
State Secretary, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
Geir Sviggum
Partner and Chairman of the Board at Wikborg Rein
Mykhailo Bechkalo
Acting Executive Director, UkraineInvest
Kjartan Pedersen
Managing Director of NUCC
Tor Bukkvoll
Senior Research Fellow at Norwegian Defence Research Esteblishment
Åse Gilje Østensen
Moderator, Associate Professor II at Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen
Bjørn Celius
Chairman of the Board, Kirkenes Fondsforvaltning
Thorstein Jenssen
NBT Senior VP, Corporate Finance
Nataly Veremeeva
CEO at KYIV IT Cluster and National Coordinator and Advisor on ICT Export Strategy at Export Strategy of Ukraine Project

Partners

Wikborg Rein

Wikborg Rein is an international law firm with headquarters in Oslo and offices in Bergen, London, Singapore and Shanghai. Their lawyers have expert knowledge in most disciplines and industries, providing clients with first-class legal assistance is the firm's top priority. Through the 100 years of history, the company has gained a unique international experience, and the firm is highly ranked in leadinginternational legal ratings, such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. The purpose of the company is to cultivate the sharpest minds in order to make an impact on business and society.