This first session in the 2023 Share Your North Webinar Series on Renewable Energy in the Arctic, will explore current approaches and trends in developing skills needed for the Renewable Energy Transition in the Arctic region.
While factors such as access to relevant education and training in remote regions represent challenges for recruiting and retaining talent in the North, there are ways to overcome these obstacles through collaboration and innovation. This webinar will bring together experts to explore opportunities and highlight ongoing work to strengthen the clean energy sector in the region.
Opening remarks: His Excellency Hlynur Gudjonsson, Ambassador of Iceland to Canada
Moderator: Jennifer Spence – Senior Fellow, Arctic Initiative, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School
- Kristín Helga Schiöth – Project Manager, Northeast Iceland Development Fund (SSNE)
- Mark Chapeskie – Vice President of Program Development, EHRC (Electricity Human Resources Canada)
Closing remarks: Her Excellency Jeannette Menzies, Ambassador of Canada to Iceland.
Previous and future ShareYourNorth events: https://www.shareyournorth.is/