Transatlantic Science Week 2009 in Minneapolis

Save the dates for Science Week 2009 “Discover, Innovate, Collaborate”, September 27-30.

This year’s Science Week conference will for the first time be held in Minneapolis, MN. Honorary Consul General and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale, Norway’s Minister for Research and Higher Education Tora Aasland, Ambassador Wegger Chr. Strommen and President of the University of Minnesota Robert H. Bruininks welcome you to an exciting event!

The Royal Norwegian Honorary Consulate General in Minneapolis and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington, D.C. invite you to Science Week 2009 – an event in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, The Research Council of Norway, Innovation Norway, and Norwegian Center for International Cooperation in Higher Education (SIU).

The Transatlantic Science Week provides a meeting place for partnerships in research, innovation and higher education. Research frontiers are international, and collaborative networks are essential in finding solutions in our global fight for survival.

This 8th Science Forum takes us to Minneapolis, MN, with top speakers, young contributors and site

visits to frontiers in research and innovaton.

Theme of Science Week 2009: To survive on this planet, science and innovation are necessary tools. We need to develop new energy concepts and go beyond the hybrid car. We need clean technologies and medical technologies. We need new knowledge about biodiversity, resources and environment. We need international partnerships and good policies.

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Click here for a preliminary program

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