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On the occasion of the visit of the Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment, Mr. Andreas Bjelland Eriksen, to China, the Norwegian Consulate General in Guangzhou, together with the Norwegian Embassy in Beijing, Innovation Norway, and NBA China, has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar on 'Partnership for the Green Transition,' followed by a reception on June 6th at the Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan.

The event will feature speeches from Mr. Eriksen, Consul General in Guangzhou Hege Araldsen, and representatives from the industry and Chinese authorities. Following the speeches, there will be a panel discussion on the role and interplay between businesses and the research community in accelerating the green transition.


16:00–16:45 Opening Segment

• Welcome speech by H.E. Hege Araldsen, General Consul, Guangzhou

• Keynote by H.E. Andreas Bjelland Eriksen, Minister of Climate and Environment

• Keynote by Local Authority Representative, TBC.

• Intervention by Mr. Jacob Rognhaug, VP Public Affairs, Head of Global

Engagements, TOMRA

• Intervention by Professor Chai Fei, Marine Science, Xiamen University

16:45–17:00 Coffee Break

17:00–18:00 Panel Discussion

"Speeding up the green transition: The role of and interplay

between businesses and research community"

• Mr. Di Deng, Business Development Manager, Cambi

• Mr. Yao Jikun, Public Affairs Manager, Yara China

• Mr. Michael Zhang, Chief Representative China, DSD and Herfo

• Professor Li Jianghui, State Key Lab. of Marine Env. Sci., Xiamen University

• Professor Cao Ling, State Key Lab. of Marine Env. Sci., Xiamen University

• Professor Wang Xinhong, State Key Lab. Marine Env. Sci., Xiamen University

The panel discussion will be moderated by Henning Kristoffersen, Country Director

China Innovation Norway

18:00 Reception

Date: June 6th,2024

Time: The Seminar will start at 16:00, the reception at 18:30.

Venue: Hyatt Regency Xiamen Wuyuanwan, No.5 Ri Yuan Er Li Road, Huli District, Xiamen

Please RSVP by June 3,2024

Email: Xianxian.Xu@

CC Email: Lina.Zhao@

Dress code: Business