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AGENDA   

 

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Host: Karl Gudmundsson, Director, Trade and Invest, Promote Iceland

11:00-11:05am

Welcome
- Gudlaugur Thor Thordarsson, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Cooperation

11:05-11:15am

Iceland Overview - International Treaties and Collaborations
- Nikulas Hannigan, Director General, External Trade, Ministry for Foreign Affair

11:15-11.35am

Who is Investing in Iceland Today, in What and Why?

- Helga Valfells, Founding Partner, Crowberry Capital and Chairman of Framvís - The Icelandic Venture Capital Association

- Magnus Hardarsson, CEO, Nasdaq Iceland

11:35-12:05pm

The Business Ecosystem

- Haraldur I. Birgisson, Tax & Legal Leader, Deloitte Iceland

12:05-12:20pm

The Financial System

- Katrin Juliusdottir, Managing Director, Icelandic Financial Services Association

12:20-12:30pm

Living and working in Iceland

- Stacey Katz, Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President Global Business Services, Marel

12:30pm

Closing remarks

- Eliza Reid, First Lady of Iceland


In addition to our speakers we have five advisors from Promote Iceland and the Consulate of Iceland in New York ready to answer your industry and/or trade and investment specific questions:

- Einar Tomasson (einar at promoteiceland.is): Head of Energy & green solutions, Trade & invest
- Arnar Guðmundsson (arnar at promoteiceland.is): FDI policy and general FDI facilitation, Business development
- Erna Björnsdóttir (erna at promoteiceland.is): Head of Specialized food and natural products, Trade & Invest 
- Jarthrudur Asmundsdottir (jarthrudur at promoteiceland.is): Head of Innovation & Technology, Trade & Invest
- Hlynur Gudjonsson (hlynur at mfa.is): Consul General & Trade Commissioner, trade and investments between Iceland and the US and Canada

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