Programme Nordic Meeting 2020

Preliminary Program

Friday 5 June 

15:00    Registration and check-in  
20:00 Welcome to Ringerike and Nordic Days! President Hege Busterud, 
      Ringerike Soroptimist Club
  Getting together for a meal and social activities  

Saturday 6 June 

09:00    Official opening  
  Candle ceremony and        Nordic Presidents
  Soroptimist pledge    
  Opening speech Union President Randi
    Mordal Hessen, SI Norway
  “The history of Nordic meetings”   Kristin Ruder, SI Tønsberg, 
09:30 Psychological First Aid Dr. Solfrid Raknes
  Promoting mental health and Clinical Psychologist and 
  preventing mental illness developer of “Happy 
    Helping Hand”
10:30 Break  
10:50 Trying the "Happy Helping Hand"           Dr. Solfrid Raknes
11:15 Why am I a Soroptimist? Joint assignment
11:45 Contributing to fair trade Cecilie Laeskogen, CEO, 
  and reducing food waste Sundvolden Hotel
12:00 Lunch  
13:00 Heart to heart – Dr. Wasim Zahid,
  how to live a healthy life author and specialist in
    internal medicine and 
14:15 Poster session Club projects
15:00 Group dialogue  
  – How can we understand being a   
  Soroptimist in 2020?  
  – Challenges and possibilities for the future  
  – What are the main areas of interest for  
  the Soroptimist movement in the future?  
  – What can we bring back to our local   
  work from Nordic Days?  
  Closing presentations SIE President Anna 
16:30 Closing the program  
18:30 Aperitif  
19:00 Dinner  

Sunday 7 June 

Tour to Utøya – 7 June 

Utøya – detailed programme – 7 June 


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Dr. Solfrid Raknes
Cecilie Laeskogen, CEO, Sundvolden Hotel (photo: Ringerikes Blad)
Dr. Wasim Zahid
SIE President Anna Wszelaczyńska (photo: SI)
Utøya (photo:
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