This fall Fred Schneider was elected a foreign member of Norges Tekniske Vitenskapsakademi (NTVA), which is Norway's equivalent to the National Academy of Engineering. NTVA has 500 member, of which only 26 are foreign members. An event to mark the occasion was held in Tromso on Dec 9; his public lecture on cyber-security doctrine was attended by ministers from the Parliment and was covered by the Norewegian national news (NRK and TV 2) as well as radio and print.