SIKT is an annual conference initiated by H.R.H Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. The objective is to create a meeting place for young leaders and talents between 20 and 40 years. The participants come from different sectors across all of Norway. At SIKT, the participants can learn from each other, test ideas and discuss common challenges & opportunities for the future of Norway.

The conference holds around 200 participants each year, and consists of a mixture of new and alumni. The participants are either nominated by the company/organisation or directly selected. All parts of central sectors are represented, and there is a great diversity of backgrounds and geographical affiliations.




In 2018, the conference was held in Stavanger. The topic was change.


In 2017, the conference was held in Kristiansand. The topic was interaction/cooperation.


In 2016, the conference was held in Ålesund. The topic was drive/persistence.


In 2015, the conference was held in Bergen. The topic was leadership.


In 2014, the conference was held in Tromsø. The topic was innovation and entrepreneurship.


In 2013, the conference was held in Trondheim. The topic was Norway in the future..