OSLO OPERA HOUSE
08.00 På ett pust (In One Breath)
Free diver and photo journalist at Dagens Næringsliv
Chief Editor, Dagens Næringsliv
Introducing today's moderator Stephen Sackur, Journalist HARDtalk, BBC
09.10 Erna Solberg
Followed by a conversation with:
Kristin Halvorsen, Director, CICERO
Sebastian Bringsværd, Head of Hywind Development in New Energy Solutions, Equinor
Jan Roger Lerbukt, CEO, Hermes AS
An-Magritt Ryste, Program Manager Autonomy, Kongsberg Maritime
09.45 Ocean Health - Ocean Wealth
Special Advisor, The United Nations Global Compact on Ocean
10.00 Norway - NASA of the Seas
Case: Autonomy in shipping and underwater operations
Professor/Vice Dean for research and innovation/Director, NTNU Oceans
Case: Feeding the world: How robots, AI and VR breaks new ground
President, SINTEF Ocean AS
How can we use technology to solve challenging processes more proficiently
- what are the main limitations?
Conversation with: Ingrid Schjølberg, Vegar Johansen and
Thor Hukkelås, Director Business Devl. Aquaculture, Kongsberg Maritime AS
10.25 A rescue misson for the ocean
Nina Jensen reveals the status and plan for the world's largest research and expedition vessel,
the World Ocean Headquarters and the Ocean Data Platform.
CEO, REV Ocean. A company established by Kjell Inge Røkke with an ambitious goal to increase maritime
awareness and contribute to saving the world's ocean.
10.40 BREAK IN THE FOYER
11.10 Cultural contribution from The Norwegian Opera
11.15 Money talks: The quest for sustainable ocean business
Kristin Holth - One of the most influential women in the ocean finance industry drives sustainable development through partnerships
Global Head Ocean Industries, DNB
11.30 Ocean Future Outlook - from a start-up & growth perspective
CEO and Co-founder, Katapult Ocean
11.45 From Kahoot to big waves
Why Johan Brand, norwegian tech-entrepeneur of the century chose the sea
12.00 LUNCH - A TASTE OF THE OCEAN 🐟
12.30 På ett pust (In One Breath)
Inspirational talk by Aleksander Nordahl
Free diver & photo journalist at DN
Room: MAIN HOUSE | HOVEDSCENEN
Moderator: Stephen Sackur, journalist HARDtalk, BBC
13.00 A CRISPR horizon? - Gene editing for sustainable aquaculture
The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board
13.20 Building a global brand through sustainable change
13.45 Inside Norway's NASA – Watching the oceans from high above
Deputy Director General, Norwegian Space Centre
13.55 The many threats to and opportunities of the sea
Acidification, littering and overfishing threatens the ocean. Global warming alters the dynamics of the oceans and threatens ecosystems.
At the same time, the ocean proposes a vast amount of opportunities such as new sustainable food and clean energy.
The ocean cleans the atmosphere of greenhouse gases and it connects us across continents.
Oceanographer Cecilie Mauritzen and meteorologist Siri Kalvig will together give us an update threats and possibilities,
as well as how they connect.
Senior Researcher Oceans & Ice, Norwegian Meteorological Institute
CEO, Nysnø Klimainvesteringer AS
ROOM: RECEPTION ROOMS | MOTTAKELSESROM
Moderator: Kaja Lønne Fjærtoft
Calling all youth! We need all hands on deck to collectively understand and
solve global ocean challenges and opportunities! Young Ocean represents a
new generation of professionals who are passionate about new technology,
future career opportunities, shaping the future of food, energy and transport,
and who wants to shift the focus on sustainable ocean development.
13.00 Political debate
Moderator: Kjetil B. Alstadheim, Political Editor, DN
Karoline Andaur, Deputy Leader, WWF Norway
Ina Libak, Deputy Leader, AUF
Sondre Hansmark Persen, Leader, Unge Venstre
Daniel Skjevik-Aasberg, Deputy Leader, Unge Høyre
13.20 Debate - Gut a business leader!
Embrace your opportunity to interact and engage with global leaders in
coastal and ocean management. Ask whatever questions you may
have on maritime industries, ocean growth and sustainability - and make
your voice count in shaping the future of our shared seas.
Elisabeth Grieg, Chairman, Grieg Star
Bjørn K. Haugland, Chief Sustainability Officer, DNV GL Group
Line Ellingsen, CEO, Ellingsen Seafood
Sebastian Bringsværd, Head of Hywind,
Development in New Energy Solutions, Equinor
13.45 Case: A global plastic waste solution
Empower is creating a solution to the plastic waste problem by
giving plastic a value.
13.55 Case: Generation sustainablitiy and the oceans
Blue Lice have found a way to attract, capture and contain sea lice
before infecting the fish.
CEO, Blue Lice
14.15 BREAK AND CHANGE OF SCENE
ROOM: EDUCATION CENTER | FORMIDLINGSSENTERET
Moderator: Maria Amelie
AI, big data and robotics along with other new technologies reshape and
influence all industries. There is an optimal environment for innovation within
the ocean-sector in Norway and numerous startup incubators and accelerators
are popping up everywhere. Get inspired by and learn from Norway’s leading
13.00 An endless ocean of opportunities
13.10 From waste to fuel
CEO and founder, Quantafuel
13.20 What does a salmon weigh, and why is this a billion dollar question
13.30 Conversation: Maria Amelie, Kristian Johnsen,
Kjetil Bøhn and Sven J. Kolstø
13.45 Case: Personell on board control in seconds
13.50 Case: Unlocking the power of AI for geoscientists
CEO, RagnaRock Geo
13.55 Case: AI-powered operational excellence in
companies and NGOs
CTO and co-founder, Globus AI
14.00 What is needed to succeed as an ocean entrepreneur?
Conversation: Maria Amelie and Maren Hjort Bauer
from Katapult Ocean
14.15 BREAK AND CHANGE OF SCENE
14.35 Welcome back and short recap of what has been happening in the different auditoriums.
14.40 The Amazing Ocean
Marine biologist and Academic leader, Passion for Ocean
14.55 Ocean Talk
Political Editor, Dagens Næringsliv
Norway’s Special Envoy for the Ocean, Ministry of Foreign Affaris
Global director for Ocean, United Nations Environment
15.15 Thank you for coming!