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Welcome to a social evening where we focus on some basic Norwegian values, habits and customs. An understanding of what you experience in daily life will help you avoid irritation and misunderstandings. We will have some of our members sharing their best practice based on their moves around the world.
Networking and new friendships will be an important part of this event.
For more information, please contact Inger Tone Ødegård.
This event is free of charge. Registration: E-mail, name and company. If you have no company connection please enroll as individual or student.
All attendees will receive a separate email with all the practical details ahead of the event.
18.30 Registration and coffee.
18.45 Welcome by Stavanger Chamber International, by Jamila Shadjealom Mendoza, Master student UiS.
18.50 10 fun facts dealing with daily life at a new destination, by Inger Tone Ødegård, Stavanger Chamber International.
19.30 To get started, by Karin Corbie, Senior Consultant Oil and Gas, CGI Norge AS
19.40 To get started, by Yazil Abbas, Lead Geophysicist at Schlumberger.
19.50 Open discussion and best practice, by everyone.
20.50 What's next, by Inger Tone Ødegård.
Jamila ́s main areas of practice are Oil industry, global business and Sustainable Asset Management for the future. Although she is a young professional, her initiative and inspiration has brought her in different work roles in countries such as Australia, Japan, Ireland and Norway. Along this, she has worked as a volunteer in different organizations across the globe. Currently, she is doing a master in energy at the University of Stavanger and working at Rogaland Fylkeskommune.
Strategy director at Stavanger Chamber of Commerce. The Stavanger Chamber of Commerce and Industry is Norway's largest Chamber and Business organisation. Since its establishment in 1836, the organization has worked for its member companies, ensuring that the region has the attributes needed to make it a preferred region to live and work in. Stavanger Chamber is the regions largest organiser of business meetings and seminars in both Norwegian and English.
Born in Trinidad and Tobago. Karin has lived in 8 different countries and has learned to get by in 5 languages. Karin has learned to survive and thrive as a child in Canada, Switzerland and Spain, a university student in France and Germany, and as young professional in the UK and Norway. Karin has a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship from the EM Strasbourg Business School and has gained a wealth of experience in the development and delivery of IT services to multi-national clients. Since 2011 she has been living and working in Stavanger, for clients predominantly in the Oil and Gas Industry.