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Contact Persons' Meeting

Welcome to the 51st Annual Contact Persons' Meeting

It is with great pleasure that Aarhus University invites you to the 51st Nordtek Conference for Contact Persons taking place on August 16th-18th 2023.

It will be days with lots of opportunities to meet and network with Nordtek colleagues, get inspired, share and discuss best practices and get to know Arhus University and the city of Aarhus.

The theme of this year’s meeting will be “Sustainability – How do we educate engineers for a sustainable future?” We will be presenting some of the AU's initiatives with sustainability and we will be looking at how to make mobility between our universities more sustainable. The programme will be a mix of presentations, discussions and workshops.

You can find a more detailed programme and practical information in the sections below.


Tuesday 15th of August

Arrival of the contact persons and informal dinner at Restaurant Nögen 18:30.

Venue: Banegårdspladsen 4, 8000 Aarhus C

Wednesday 16th of August

Venue: Aarhus University Conference Centre, Building 1422, Room 122 "Richard Mortensen Stuen", Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C 


Registration and coffee


Special welcome for new menbers of Nordtek Mobility Group


Official opening of the Nordtek Conference by Finn Borchsenius,Vice Dean of the Faculty of Technical Sciences, AU

Welcome by Magnus Strandås, Focus Area Leader and Bente Dale, Nordtek Mobility Coordinator

Short presentation of Aarhus University Engineering by Fie Misholt, International Coordinator


Presentation by Peter Göransen, Secretary General and Maarja Kruusmaa, new Nordtek President


Coffee break


Formal Contact Persons' Meeting




Steering Committee and working groups


Meeting and workshop with the Nordtek Student Network


Coffee break


Campus tour


Welcome dinner at Restaurant Basso

Venue: Skolegade 21, 8000 Aarhus C

Thursday 17th of August

Venue: Aarhus University Conference Centre, Building 1423, room 111 - "Stakladen", Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C 


Introduction to the programme

Theme: Green and sustainable mobility in Nordtek

  • Mads Bendixen, Director of Outreach, The Novo Nordisk Foundation CO2 Research Center, Aarhus University: "A more sustainable future – challenges and opportunities with the green transition"
  • Laura Klitgaard, Chairperson of The Danish Society of Engineers: "COMPETENCES FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE - Future skill and workforce requirements for engineers working with climate technologies in the Nordics"
  • Aldert Kamp, Aldert Kamp Advices: "Engineering Education for Sustainability"
10:25-10:45 Coffee break
Building 1422, Room 122 "Richard Mortensen Stuen"

How AU works with green and sustainable mobility, by presentations of AU initiatives, by

  • AU Green Team, AU
  • International Center, AU
  • Green Youth Movement
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-13:45 Presentations from other Nordtek universities
13:45-14:00 Coffee break
14:00-15:30 Discussion/workshop of best practices, challenges and possibilities for increasing green mobility within Nordtek
15:30-16:00 Conclusions and final remarks

Walk to the Greenhouses and Botanical Garden


Pre-dinner drinks at the Greenhouses

Venue: Møllevejen, Peter Holms Vej 10A, 8000 Aarhus C


Formal conference dinner at the Navitas Building

Venue: Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus C

Friday 18th of August

Visit to ARoS Aarhus Art Museum

We will provide you with free tickets and the visits are arranged on your own initiative

Practical Information

Erasmus Grant

You might be eligible to apply for a grant via the ERASMUS + STAFF MOBILITY FOR TRAINING. Please check with your home university regarding this.


We can recommend the centrally situated hotel Wakeup Aarhus for the Nordtek contact persons. You are welcome to book through the booking link as long as there are avalible rooms. In addition, you will receive a 10 % reduction in the flexible price if you use the arranged booking link Wakeup Aarhus - Direct Booking Link.

If you wish an overview of hotels and accomodations in Aarhus, please go to this site.