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Workshop: Guidance on Entrepreneurship – Practical Issues

By admin - Posted on 27 October 2015

2015 CCI Workshop on Guidance on Entrepreneurship – Practical Issues

(Full announcement in MS Word (95kB) or PDF (421kB) To Register)

Time: 8th November, 2015
Place: Høyskolen i Østfold, Fredrikstad (see the map below)
Target Audience: Immigrants
Organizer: The Competence Center for Immigrants (CCI)

After the one-day workshop held successfully on 25th October, and a follow-up seminar will take place on Sunday, 8th November.

This one-day trip to Fredrikstad will address on practical issues about startups, such as enterprise registration, tax paying, and experiences from experienced supervisors as well.

The workshop is free of charge and attendees must register online at The deadline of registration is 3rd. November (extended to Nov. 05, 2015).

Please note that the number of attendees is limited, and the registration is binding. No show after registration will be charged with the actual expense per person. A gathering place for the buss trip will be informed to registered participants via email.


  • 9:00 – 11:00 Start-out to Fredrikstad Høyskolen i Østfold
    • Speed dating in the bus
    • Individual Guidance
  • 11:00-12:30 Lectures on Practical Issues to Become an Entrepreneur
    • Enterprise Registration Dr. Linmei Nie, Centre for Sustainable Development and Innovation of Water Technology
    • Tax Paying and Reporting, to be decided.
  • 12:30-14:00 Visit local community
  • 14:00- 16:00 Back to Oslo

Note: Lunch will be served.


Gather point and detail schedule

The time plan is scheduled as below:

  • 08:50 – Gather at Brynseng T-bane Station in the front of Peppers Pizza shop (see the attached map). You can take T-bane 2, 3, 4 or bus 23 to Brynseng station (Timetable Ruter, T-Bane), or the local train to Bryn station (Timetable Ruter, NSB). (A map for the gathering point is shown below.)
  • 09:00 – Two busses leave for Fredrikstad, Speed dating takes place in the buss
  • 11:00 – 13:00 Seminar and Lunch at Fredrikstad Høyskolen i Østfold (Pizza will be severed)
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Visit old town by local guide
  • 14:00 – One buss leaves for Nordby shopping center in Sweden.
  • 14:00 – The other buss leaves for Oslo.
  • 16:00 – Buss leaves for Oslo from Nordby. Back to Oslo before 18:00

The weather looks pretty good with sunshine on the day. The registration is binded and no-show persons will be charged for 200 kr. There are luggage places and toilet in the buses for use.

All participants have to follow the instructions given by the trip leaders and come back to the busses on time. You are also responsible for your own safety in Fredrikstad and Sweden. In case you need more information, please contact Xinli Wang at 95129678 or Xiuhua Zhang, 99705188.

Enjoy a nice trip together!


Linmei Nie is the owner and Director for Centre for Sustainable Development and Innovation of Water Technology (CSDI WaterTech), Adj. / Guest Professor of several universities. She completed B.Eng and MSc. Eng degrees in China, and PhD at Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Norway. She has gained over 30 years' experiences in research, teaching and supervising PhD and MSc students and project management in hydraulic engineering structures, hydropower, urban stormwater management and flood risk management, climate change induced impacts assessment and sustainable solutions. She has initiated, led and participated in several national and EU FP7 and H2020 proposals and projects, has been active in the national and international professional networks, such as IAHR and IWA, Urban drainage and Norwegian Water, has been reviewer for Urban Water J., J. of Natural Hazards, J. of Flood Risk Management, J. Hydrology, Hydrological Science J., J. of Water Management and reviewer for several International Conferences.

Gathering point for bus to Fredrikstad Høyskolen i Østfold