Nordic Young Professionals workshop

Join a free career-boosting Nordic workshop about how to ensure the Sustainable Development Goals using standards as the tool and become part of a Nordic network of Young Professionals.

The Nordic electrotechnical standardization bodies (NOREK) would like to attract more young people to standardization and invite Young Professionals across the Nordic industry sector to our dedicated Nordic Young Professionals workshop in Copenhagen.

Who can participate?

Are you a young engineer (under 36 years old) employed at a Nordic company or a PhD student working on a project in a company? And are you engaged in/or have strong interests in standardization or conformity assessment or areas like safety, reliability, product innovation and development. Are you interested in how you can strengthen the work with the sustainable development goals?

About the workshop

Why attend: 

  • Get an introduction to the European and international standardization landscape
  • Find out how standardization supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Expand your professional network in the Nordic region
  • Hear testimonies from other young professionals participating in standards development
  • Work on an interesting case about standards and the SGDs
  • Obtain a free membership in a standardization technical committee at Danish Standards


June 1st welcoming dinner in Copenhagen at 19:00.

The dinner is optional. Expenses will be covered.

June 2nd workshop from 09:00-15:00.

Lunch is included.

Deadline for registration: May 19th, 2023.

Workshop programme

  • Introduction to standards and standardization
  • What are standards and how are standards developed?
  • International standardization and selected topics
  • How to support the SDGs through standardization
  • Example of a company working with standards and the SDGs
  • The value of standardization for personal and professional development
  • Group work
  • Panel discussion
  • Wrap-up and closure



Pernille Arendsdorf Bengtsen
Pernille Arendsdorf Bengtsen Konsulent | Consultant
Afdeling for international politik og kursus
T: 39 96 62 23

Signup for the workshop