Swedish American Green Alliance Networking Event held at House of Sweden in Washington, D.C.

Elin Hofverberg, Jan Ahlen and Anna WiinbergElin Hofverberg, Jan Ahlen and Anna Wiinberg

“SWEDISH AMERICAN Green Alliance (S.A.G.A.) – A Framework for Green Growth” was the title of a networking event at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C. on Thursday afternoon, September, 22.

PROGRAM SPEAKERS included Dr. Ewa Bj?rling, Swedish Minister for Trade; Deborah McCarthy, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Josephine Bahr Ljungdell, Director International Secretariat, Swedish Energy Agency; Tim Richards, Managing Director for Energy Policy, General Electric; and Stefan Bergstr?m, VP Region Americas, Swedish Trade Council.

SWEDISH AMBASSADOR to the U.S. Jonas Hafstr?m gave the welcoming remarks.

THE EVENT was sponsored by Exportr?et, Swedish Trade Council; Embassy of Sweden; and U.S. Embassy in Stockholm.

Ann-Sofie Nilsson, S.A.G.A. Program Manager at the Swedish Trade Council, and Josephine Bahr Ljungdell, Director International Secretariat, Swedish Energy Agency.Ann-Sofie Nilsson, S.A.G.A. Program Manager at the Swedish Trade Council, and Josephine Bahr Ljungdell, Director International Secretariat, Swedish Energy Agency.

Johannes Fyrpil, Saab North America, Inc., Emmy Melander, SACC-USA, and Michael H?glund, Saab North America, Inc.Johannes Fyrpil, Saab North America, Inc., Emmy Melander, SACC-USA, and Michael H?glund, Saab North America, Inc.

Ewa Bj?rling, Swedish Minister for Trade; Josephine Bahr Ljungdell, Director International Secretariat, Swedish Energy Agency; and Deborah McCarthy, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, U.S. DepartmEwa Bj?rling, Swedish Minister for Trade; Josephine Bahr Ljungdell, Director International Secretariat, Swedish Energy Agency; and Deborah McCarthy, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

Dr. Ewa Bj?rling, Swedish Minister for Trade, gives her speech with the title Dr. Ewa Bj?rling, Swedish Minister for Trade, gives her speech with the title “Turning Challenges into Possibilities – The S.A.G.A. Initiative.”

Swedish Ambassador Jonas Hafstr?m welcomes guests to the S.A.G.A. networking event at the House of Sweden. Swedish Ambassador Jonas Hafstr?m welcomes guests to the S.A.G.A. networking event at the House of Sweden.

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