Nordic Innovation and Sustainability Forum 2024

The Global Sustainable
Maritime Transition

Event Overview

  • Date: 25 September 2024
  • Location: Swedish Embassy / House of Sweden
  • Organizers: Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish Chambers of Commerce

Key Topics

  • Geopolitical and environmental concerns driving new maritime industries in Europe and the U.S.
  • Nordic innovation in low-carbon marine fuels; propulsion systems; and, ship-building
  • Strategic and commercial competition in thawing Arctic sea lanes

Symposium Highlights

  • Keynote speech
  • Two panels: emerging technologies for deep-sea shipping and the high North
  • Attendees from business; U.S. government; embassies; non-profits; academia; and, the media
  • Registration opens at 2:45 PM with opening remarks, keynote and panels from 3-5 PM and reception until 6:30 PM
  • Admittance by invitation only and free


  • Promote global maritime sustainable solutions
  • Build trans-Atlantic partnerships through trade and commerce

Expected Outcomes

  • Exchange of ideas and strategies to advance sustainable maritime practices
  • Strengthened trans-Atlantic collaborations in maritime industries
  • Increased focus on innovative technologies and environmental sustainability in the maritime sector