– The Forum for Sustainable
in Arctic Europe



– The Forum for Sustainable
in Arctic Europe



11.00 Registration and lunch
12.15 Session 1: The Future of Regional Logistics
Lisa Ek, LTU Business

Conference Welcome
Gunnar Selberg
Mayor of Kiruna

On top of Europe – with some specific challenges delivering some unique potentials
Nils Olov Lindfors
Regional Council Norrbotten

The ScanMed Railway Freight Corridor makes railway the obvious choice for transporting goods
Linda Thulin
Chair Scandinavian-Mediterranean Rail Freight Corridor

13.00 Session 2: Logistics and Transport in Arctic ScanMed

LKAB LOGISTIC 5.0 – our way to sustainable logistics
Jan Lundgren
General Manager LKAB Logistics and CEO LKAB Malmtrafik AB

The port of Narvik – the Arctic hub
Rune J.Arnøy
CEO Port of Narvik

The North Bothnia Line, for goods and passengers
Gusten Granström
CEO North Bothnia Line Ltd

14.00 Coffee

Session 3: Political Dimension of Infrastructure issues in Arctic ScanMed

Our important market access need the efforts of all of us – now
Åsunn Lyngedal
MP Stortinget Norway

Meeting the Expectations on Cross-Border Infrastructure
Linda Modig (Ylivainio)
MP Swedish Parliament

Panel discussion

15.30 Break
15.45 Session 4 Workshop: Regional business growth through improved logistics
Session Chair: 
Mona Mansour, North Sweden European office and Lisa EK, LTU Business

A crossing Scan Med – The New Silkroad. What effects are to be seen?
Robert Forsberg
Norrbotten Chamber of commerce

Infrastructure needs in the Tornio River Valley
Kristiina Tikkala
Mayor Municipality of Kolari

Seafood train from Narvik/Kiruna to Malmö. Challenges in relation to directional balance, parallel freight flows and how this can be solved
Stig Winther
CEO Pole Position Logistics Narvik AS

Sustainable infrastructure for diversified business
Niklas Sirén
Sustainability Manager Municipality of Kiruna

17.15 Conclusions Day 1
18.30 Dinner
07.45 Registration and coffee
08.30 Session 5: Logistical Sustainability and Cooperation

Why is the increase in rail capacity important for the development of the seafood industry?
Tor Anders Elvegård
Chair Seefood Norway

“Being alone is not a sign of strength”
Bo Krogvig
Senior Vice President Communcation and Public Affairs, LKAB

Kaunis Iron – sustainable logistic challenges
Lars Wallgren
Head of Logistics at Kaunis Iron

Key factors for sustainable and effective freight transport
Stefan Pettersson
Senior Consultant, AFRY

A Short Insight at the Railway Infrastructure Development
Kristiina Hallikas
Senior Officer, Traffic System Planning, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

09.45 Break/Coffee
10.00 Session 6: Infrastructure development in Arctic Scan the Regional Perspective

The Swedish Transport Administration – How we develop the infrastructure in Northern Sweden
Annica Lindström
Senior Advisor in Infrastructural planning Swedish Transport Administration, Northern Region

Development of the railway infrastructure in Northern Norway
Thor Braekkan
Director Northern Region Infrastructure Bane NOR

Sustainability of Barents transportation and logistics – the regional perspective
Jussi Huotari
Project Manager Barents Region Transportation and Logistics project

10.45 Conclusions
Panel: Åsunn Lyngedal MP Stortinget, Kristiina Tikkala Municipality of Kolari, Bo Krogvik LKAB, Elisabeth Sinclair Norrbotniabanan
11.15  End of conference
11.30 Lunch