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Developing Skills in the Arctic Renewable Energy Sector

Join the webinar "Developing Skills in the Arctic Renewable Energy Sector" on April 12th, 12:00-12:50 EST (16:00 – 16:50 GMT), organized by the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network together with Women in Renewable Energy WiRE, in cooperation with Embassy of Canada to Iceland, Embassy of Iceland in Canada, Samtök sveitarfélaga og atvinnuþróunar á Norðurlandi eystra - SSNE, Electricity Human Resources Canada - EHRC.

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This first session in 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.

Date: Wednesday 12th April 2022 12:00 – 12:50 EST (16:00 – 16:50 GMT)

Platform: Zoom

Confirmed speakers

Opening remarks: Her Excellency Jeannette Menzies, Ambassador of Canada to Iceland

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: His Excellency Hlynur Gudjonsson, Ambassador of Iceland to Canada.

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