Nordregio celebrates 20 years anniversary together with a series of lunch seminars

Nordregio celebrates its jubilee with a series of lunch seminars together with guest speakers from Nordregio's past and future. Lunch seminars take place at Nordregio, in Stockholm throughout the year. Nordregio alumni and partners are warmly welcome to partcipate the lunch seminars by signing up beforehand to

Nordregio started the series of lunch seminars with Hallgeir Aalbu, who was the first Director of Nordregio (1997-2004) and Chairman of the Nordic Committee of Senior Officials for Regional Policy (EK-R), currently working at the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation in Norway. Now he returns to Nordregio to reflect on 20 years of regional development research - and what needs to be done to create sustainable regions in the future.


Upcoming Nordregio jubilee lunch seminars 2017

8 September 11.45-13.15, lunch seminar with Tuija Hilding-Rydevik

Tuija is a former Nordregian who is currently working at Swedish Biodiversity Centre (CBM), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).


Past events

15 May 11.45-13.15, lunch seminar with Kaisa Lähteenmäki-Smith

 'Experimental culture as part of evidence-informed policy in Finland', and reflections on the transition between employment at Nordregio and next/current workplace.

21 April 11.45-13.15, lunch seminar with Kai Böhme and Erik Gløersen

 The experience from the European consultancy sector to life at Nordregio

17 March 11.00-12.30, lunch seminar with Hallgeir Allbu

Regional policy and regional reforms in Norway