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fre. 29. sep.


Radisson Blu Caledonien

Young Researchers Night

The Young Academy of Norway (AYF) and UiADoc proudly present: The Young Researchers Night 2023

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Young Researchers Night
Young Researchers Night

Time & Location

29. sep. 2023, 17:30 – 21:00

Radisson Blu Caledonien, Vestre Strandgate 7, 4610 Kristiansand, Norway

About the Event

Energy: Unveiling the Present and Shaping the Future

Prepare to embark on a journey through the captivating world of energy and engage with cutting-edge research, innovative ideas, and connect with like-minded professionals.

Event Agenda:

17:30: Welcome reception at the Club 21 Caledonien Rooftop bar (featuring mocktails, tapas, panoramic view of Kristiansand and music)

19:00: Panel and presentations at Caledonien Hall

Panel: Energy, Climate and Research

We are living in a climate and a nature crisis, where energy production is an important part of the negative effects of human activity. Furthermore, energy is weaponized in the war in Ukraine, disrupting distribution and challenging democratic control. In short, we must change how we use, produce, and distribute energy.

Energy is closely connected to many of the UN development goals. Research and development connected to electricity, oil and gas, as well as transport, building materials and storage, and finally green energy sources like solar and wind power, is an important part of the solution.


  • Ellen Nordgård-Hansen (coordinator of energy systems in NORCE Technology)
  • Frode Kroglund (senior advisor of environmental office at the Agder state administrator)
  • Mikaela Vasstrøm (associate professor at Department of Global Development and Planning, and senior Researcher at Agder Research)
  • Reyn Joseph O'Born (associate professor at the Department of Engineering, part of Battery Coast Strategy and leader of ENTERS UiA research group on circular economy)

Date: Friday, 29 September 2023

Location: Radisson Blu Caledonien, Kristiansand

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