09.30 - 10.00 


Logging into the Conference room

10.00 - 11.00


Plenary session

  • Welcome / Sarah Holsen
  • On course towards 2030: Launching the new North Sea Strategy/President of the North Sea Commission, Kerstin Brunnström and Magnus Engelbrektsson, North Sea Commission
  • New programme, new horizons: results of consultations so far / Christian Byrith, North Sea Region Programme
  • Reflections from stakeholder panel:
    • Peter Argyle, Vice President of the North Sea Commission
    • David Grzegorzewski, Director of the Flemish Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO)
    • Christina Zinck Folmand, International Project Coordinator, Aalborg Municipality
11.00 - 12.15     

Breakout sessions

When you register, you can choose one of the following sessions: 

  1. Energy and low carbon /circular economy
  2. Climate change adaptation
  3. Maritime development
  4. Sustainable transport
  5. Smart regions
  6. North Sea Region project administration

Please note: These sessions will be used as stakeholder consultation inputs for the North Sea Region Programme 2021-2027 and will therefore be recorded and used for internal purposes.

12.15- 12.45  


Video and photography contest awards

12.45 - 13.00  


Sum up and goodbye

13.00 - 14.00  

Self-hosted virtual chatrooms

After the conference ends at 13.00, there will be 15 self-hosted virtual chatrooms for networking and exchanging ideas about topics or projects. These rooms are hosted by external hosts. See the overview of the different self-hosted chatrooms here