Symposium and Mini-Symposium:
Arlene Stein, Director of Terroir Hospitality, will open the symposium, offering a global perspective on responsible food systems and gastronomic innovations.
Anne Margaretha Kuhmunen Oskal will share "Adventures in Sápmi," providing insights into Sami culture and the establishment of Saltfjell Sàmi Adventure.
Anne Karine Statle will present "Skreið - The Fish that Wanders," unraveling the unique story of the Skrei migration and its importance in Northern Norwegian cuisine.
Elise Log, Head of Marketing at Art Nor, will delve into "Roots and Connections in the Arctic," sharing the story behind Art Nor and its delicious vegetable-based creations.
Vegard Berge Uglebakken, CEO of Æventyr, will showcase the wonders of Alta and North Cape in "Alta, Next to Nothing, Close to Everything."
Pop-Up Dinner at Fjord Restaurant:
Renowned chefs from Northern Norway and Germany, including Marius Martinsen, Joachim Gerner, Dalad Kambhu, Vegard Stormo, Lode van Zuylen, and Kenneth Gjerrud, will craft a collaborative six-course dinner featuring Arctic ingredients. This dinner will highlight the chefs' distinctive qualities as they create dishes with Arctic ingredients such as scallops, reindeer, cloudberries and stockfish. Dinner will include a selection of delicious wines or alcohol free beverages.
Moderated by Arlene Stein, the panel will explore "Norwegian Flavors Worldwide: A Talk about Northern Norway’s Role in Global Markets," featuring industry experts like Nina Sundqvist, Roddie Sloan, Petter Wahl Sekne, and Per Theodor Tørrissen.