19:00-20:30

Welcome Mingle - Luleå City

Welcoming greeting with early arrivers hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of Luleå University of Technology, Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn, and the Mayor's from Luleå and Piteå, over cold cuts and drinks.

07:00-08:30

Ice Work-out in Luleå harbor

Workout session on the frozen sea in the local harbor, with activities such as ice skating and sledging – to keep focus on top throughout the day. Suitable winter clothes will be provided by Demo North.

09:00-10:30

Registration

Registration of arrival at the Summit, and collection of visitor badges. Coffee and lighter breakfast will be provided.

10:30-11:00

Opening

Official welcoming and opening of Demo North by the compere of Demo North, Birgitta Bergvall-Kåreborn – Vice-Chancellor of Luleå University of Technology, and a minister of the Swedish Government.

Luleå University of Technology (LTU) is the regions leading university, founded in 1971. It has since grown into one of Europe's leading universities for applied research, and has long been an engine of technical development in the region.

11:00-11:35

KEYNOTE: Facebook

11:35-12:10

KEYNOTE: Hybrit

12:10-13:10

Lunch & Check-in

Lunch including networking and mingle with local entrepreneurs working to change our world for the better. Possibility for late arrivers to check-in at their hotels.

13:10-13:45

KEYNOTE: Announced in October

13:45-14:00

Information about Technical Visits

Practical information on transports and logistics for technical visits during the afternoon.

14:00-14:30

Bus to Technical Visit

Transports to off-site locations where the technical visits take place.

14:30-17:00

2 x Technical Visits

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  • Arctic Business Incubator
  • Mobilaris
  • RISE SICS
  • Swerim
  • SSAB
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17:00-17:15

Bus back to Luleå city

Transports back to Luleå city from technical visits. Pick-up of warming winter clothes for coming outdoor activities.

17:15-19:00

Alone-time & evening preparations

19:00-22:30

Dinner on ice & aurora sightseeing

An experience for all the senses. Snow white landscape in the midwinter darkness. Candelabra, linen tablecloths, a crackling fire and a three-course gourmet meal. All on ice. Literally. Because we are out on the Gulf of Bothnia. Knowing the sea is below us gives the dinner a new dimension. If the sky is clear the northern light will also provide a sight to remember.

08:30-09:30

Bus to Piteå with breakfast

Bus transfer to neighbouring city Piteå – with breakfast on the go.

09.45-10:00

Welcome to Piteå

Warm reception and introduction to Piteå and today's schedule by Anders Lundkvist - Mayor of Piteå.

10:00-10:40

KEYNOTE: Sunpine

10:40-11:20

KEYNOTE: Northvolt

11:20-12:00

KEYNOTE: LKAB

12:00-12:15

Information about Technical Visits

12:15-13:20

Lunch & Start-up mingle

Lunch and mingle with local entrepreneurs from Piteå Science park.

13:20-13:45

Bus to Technical Visit

Transports to off-site locations where the technical visits take place.

13:45-16:15

2 x Technical visits

  • SEB - Investment opportunities
  • Sunpine
  • Arctic Falls
  • Fortlax
  • Svevind / Markbygden
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16:15-16:30

Bus back to Piteå city

We return to Piteå city from off-site locations where technical visits take place.

16:30-17:30

Meet-up & snacks

We gather up after today’s technical visits to summarize the day and have a quick snack before heading back to Luleå.

17:45-18:30

Return trip to Luleå

Bus transfer to Bistro Norrland for tonight's dinner.

18:30-Late

Mingle dinner & Party

At local gastronomy pub in the harbor, we plate up food and drinks – and keep us all going throughout the night at the ice-bar.

08:30-08:45

Welcome & Intro

Reception and introduction to today’s schedule by the compere of Demo North.

08:45-09:20

KEYNOTE: Vattenfall

09:20-10:00

Getting dressed for cold & walking to Luleå harbor

Demo North provides warm and insulating clothes for attendees as we dress up and head out to the local harbor for outdoor activities.

10:00-11:30

Vattenfall: The limitless possibilities of electrical power

To showcase Vattenfall's efforts in the electrical transition Rick Abrahamsson, Head of Group Business Development at Vattenfall are inviting attendees of Demo North out on a morning full of activities driving electrical cars and snowmobiles out on the ice in the local harbor.

11:30-12:00

Wrap-up & farewell speech

Compere of Demo North wraps up the conference with some final remarks and wise advice.

12:15-13:15

Lunch

We share a final lunch together and wish each other a pleasant trip home.