Investments in the Arctic

16.05.2013

VIB and The Centre for Social and Economic Research (RSE) held a meeting on Wednesday May 16th on possible investment opportunities in the Arctic region.

Among topics of discussion were proposed and possible investments in Greenland and how they could affect Iceland. Cooperation between the two nations in various areas were debated as well as interest from other countries.

Over 130 guests attended and broadcast live on VIB's website. 

The meeting was moderated by Martha Eiríksdóttir

Speakers:
Svend Hardenberg, founder of Greenland Invest og CEO of the municipality Qaasuitsup in Greenland
Heiðar Már Guðjónsson, managing director of the investment company Ursus and chairman of RSS
Haukur Óskarsson, director of industry at Mannvit engineering

 

Additional material

Svend Hardenbergs presentation

Proposed infrastructure development in Northern Greenland

Photographs of the meeting

 

First half of meeting
Svend Hardenberg and Heiðar Már Guðjónsson

Second part
Haukur Óskarsson and discussions

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