May 16, 2019
The second annual Nordic Innovation Summit brings together experts on the latest innovations in Mobility, Cleantech, Bluetech, Urban Sustainability, Edutech, and other fields where Nordic countries are leading the world.

Through panels, lectures, and networking opportunities, these leaders will share candid strategies and insights in their tech fields.

The inaugural Nordic Innovation Conference in 2018 brought together heavy-hitters from companies like Geekwire, Microsoft Western Europe, Creandum, Skooler, Vinnova, Ericsson, Zunum Aero, and more. This year, attendees can expect to learn from top talent in major corporations from both sides of the Atlantic. Speakers and company partners will be announced through the spring of 2019.


past speakers

Fredrik Cassel

General Partner,

Kristin Skogen Lund

Confederation of
Norwegian Employers

Vahé Torossian

Corporate Vice President,
Microsoft Western Europe

Peter Linder

Head of 5G Marketing,

Dagfinn Høybråten

Secretary General,
Nordic Council of Ministers

Lasse Karlsen

Technical Director,
Norwegian Maritime Authority

Karin Olofsdotter

US Ambassador for Sweden

Kåre Aas

US Ambassador for Norway

Kirsti Kauppi

US Ambassador for Finland

Morten T. Hansen

Author and Management Professor at University of California, Berkeley


Nordic Museum | 2655 NW Market Street
 Seattle, WA 98107

The new, purpose-built Nordic Museum is the site of the 2019 Nordic Innovation Summit. With “smart” classrooms and tech-interactive exhibits, the Museum represents a blend of Nordic history and Nordic innovation.

In the walkable and environmentally-conscious Ballard Neighborhood, the Nordic Museum is just 6 miles from Downtown Seattle. On-site dining as well as an eclectic blend of neighborhood restaurants and hotels make the Nordic a premier destination.


The Nordic Innovation Summit offers a full day of inspiring talks, panel discussions, and networking opportunities. Freya–the Museum's cafe and one of Seattle’s newest hotspots for Nordic cuisinewill serve a delicious lunch as well as provide snacks during the day. A networking reception with Nordic cocktails will conclude the day.

The program will be announced soon!

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