DEADLINE FOR EARLY BIRD HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 6 MAY 2015!
The president of NORDTEK and Dean of School of Engineering and Natural Science, University of Iceland
INVITE YOU TO THE NORDTEK CONFERENCE 2015
Reykjavík, Iceland, 11 - 13 of June
This year’s theme of the NORDTEK conference:
“Innovation and university research”
Engineering has played an important role, building the modern Nordic society. Innovation for commecial
as well as infrastructure in society has often been lead and enabled by the engineering profession.
To recognize this and look ahead for what opportunities engineering has in innovation through
research in the university the next NORDTEK conference is dedicated to Innovation. Without technology,
engineering and engineering methods such as process and project management modern innovation is
At the conference we intend to ask what role engineering has in future innovation? Are there methods,
tools and skills that are missing in our current training and research? Are there obvious roles and
initiatives that engineering should play in forthcoming challenges that face our valuable, efficient and
high quality Nordic societies.
More than ever the international community is looking towards the Nordic countries for examples and
role models. This opens up possibilities for our university academics and students alike but requires that
we benchmark, collaborate and compete with the best available engineering schools and universities in
With this said we cordially invite you to participate, contribute and learn from an important conference
The Rector’s meeting as well as the meetings for the students and the contact persons will be on
Thursday June 11th. The NORDTEK conference will take place on Friday, June 12th.
On Saturday, June 13th, there will be an excursion that will include both visits to natural sites as well as
cultural places in the West-Iceland.
Hilmar Bragi Janusson Eskild Holm Nielsen
Dean President NORDTEK
School of Engineering and Natural Sciences
University of Iceland