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Autonomy & Sustainability

– The potential of a sustainable technology – local changes have global impacts

The technology of autonomy is about to change the world as we know it, and changing it fast!  Amazing technological breakthroughs provide unprecedented opportunities and help us solve challenges in a sustainable way.

Connecting the international technology community with industry leaders and decision makers, this year’s Summit, “The technology of Autonomy – a contributor to a sustainable development”, will feature the following topics in plenary:

Technology trends: The future perspective of the tech trends related to autonomy

Society: The potential of a sustainable technology for society

Commercialization: The opportunities and challenges of new business models and consumer behavior

Speakers

Technology Summit
8. - 9. November

25 speakers
400 tickets

Technology Summit puts Norway on the technological map!

About Technology Summit

Technology Summit Kongsberg is hosted by Kongsberg Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the Kongsberg industry, Oslo Region, Buskerud County Council and ITS Norway. This year’s conference will be arranged for the twenty-first time and will be hosting high level industrial leaders, politicians, research- and development institutions, industrial organizations and other public bodies.

Technology Summit Kongsberg focus on new and exciting trends and challenges of technology, innovation and design.

Rates ex. VAT:

NOK  4.490,-    EUR 475

Speakers

Meet leading technologist, autonomy and community development experts and learn more about commercialization of new solutions and how business models will change in many industries.

Read more about the speakers here!

Arne Hjeltnes
Conference Host
Sigve Brekke
President & CEO of Telenor Group
Camilla Brückner
Director of UNDP Nordic
André Pettersen
Director of Research for FFI
Andreas Ekström
Culture Journalist at Sydsvenskan
Daniel Susskind
Economist & co-author
Espen Sivertsen
Founder & CEO of Ivaldi Group
Tone Wille
CEO at Posten Norge AS
Silje Bareksten
Head of Sustainability and Technology, Nor-Shipping
Martin Ludvigsen
CTO at Blueye Robotics
Jennifer Vessels
Founder of Next Step, Silicon Valley
Håvard Fossbakken
Head of Strategy and Development, Kongsberg Municipality
Anders Løland
Asst. Research Director, Norwegian Computing Center (NR)
Harald Aarø
EVP Business Development and Strategy, Kongsberg Group
Martin Styrmoe Moen
CFO at REV Ocean
Signe Moe
Research Scientist, Artificial Intelligence, SINTEF
Salvador Baille
Managing Director / Owner of Intelis
Anders B. Werp
State Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Communications
Marit Mork
TechnipFMC
Eirik Norman Hansen
CEO Itch Norway
Terje Eiken
VP Subsea Projects, TechnipFMC Norway
Hanna Schumacher
Senior Marketing Manager of BYTON Europe
Paal Aamaas
Senior Advisor, University of South-Eastern Norway
Anders Martinsen
Managing director of UAS Norway, the Norwegian special interest organisation for unmanned aircraft systems
Tom Erik Grimslid
Head of Digitization, Public Sector Norway - Cisco

PROGRAM

THURSDAY 8TH NOVEMBER

08:30

REGISTRATION OPENS

 09:30

WELCOME TO KONGSBERG – THE CITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Håvard Fossbakken // Head of Strategy and Development // Kongsberg Municipality

 

OPENING OF TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT KONGSBERG 2018

Conference host Arne Hjeltnes

 

 

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
– the future perspective of tech trends*

* In cooperation with Applied Autonomy Systems Summit

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

What are the drivers and game changers in the autonomous technology trends?

Andrè Pettersen // Director of Research // FFI

 

AI FOR AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS

Signe Moe // Scientist – Mathematics & Cybernetics // SINTEF

 

SEND FILES – NOT PARTS

A look at how robots getting faster and cheaper is enabling food, clothing, equipment and even body parts to be printed at your local autonomous manufacturing centers

Espen Sivertsen // Founder & CEO // Ivaldi Group

 

10:50 – 11:20  Coffee Break

 

MYTHS ABOUT THE FUTURE OF WORK

«Will machines replace humans?» This question is on the mind of anyone with a job to lose. Daniel Susskind confronts this question and three misconceptions we have about our automated future, suggesting we ask something else: How will we distribute wealth in a world when there will be less – or even no – work?

Daniel Susskind // Economist & co-author

 

5G FIRST STEPS – A TRULY CONNECTED TOMORROW

5G has the potential to be an energy injection to further accelerate the digitalisation of our societies.  Norway is, as it has been throughout Telenor’s history, an important test bed for next-generation technology. Kongsberg will be the first city in Norway on 5G when Telenor launches a pilot project that will power such as autonomous buses, drones, emergency communications and e-health services. 

Sigve Brekke // President & CEO // Telenor Group ASA
Bjørn Ivar Moen // CEO // Telenor Norway

 

12.30  – 13:30  Lunch

 

SOCITEY
– the potential of a sustainable technology

 

CAN TECHNOLOGY SAVE US?

Camilla Brückner // Director of UNDP Nordic

 

FROM UNDERSTANDING  TO SOLUTIONS: A GLOBAL RESCUE  OPERATION FOR THE OCEAN

Doomsday prophecies have traditionally characterized much of the environmental message.  This time we focus on the many good results that are achieved in cooperation between industry, academia and other partners who are largely on the key to a sustainable, renewable and climate-friendly future.

Martin Styrmoe Moen // CFO // REVOcean

 

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR GLOBAL CHALLENGES

How can strong and competence-based corporal cultures lead to global changes?  Kongsberg Group contributes, in cooperation with Klaveness and the Shipsowner’s Association, to mapping plastics in the oceans using high-tech surveillance and ships in regular traffic.

Harald Årø // Group Executive Vice President Business Development and Strategy // KONGSBERG Group ASA

 

TIME TO RETHINK MOBILITY

Dr. Hanna Schumacher // Senior Marketing Manager Europe // BYTON

 

14:30 – 14:50  Coffee Break

 

CITY TO SEA:  FUTURE MOBILITY IN THE SMART HARBOUR

How can we tear the silos between public and private businesses and achieve well-functioning cooperations? How can we find the smart and sustainable solutions together?

Silje Bareksten // Head of Sustainability & Technology // Nor-Shipping
Tom Erik Grimslid //  Head of Digitalization , Public Sector Norway // Cisco

 

WHY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STRUGGLES IN THE REAL WORLD

Anders Løland // Ass. Research Director // Norsk Regnesentral

 

STAGE TALK

How will the intrusion of artificial intelligence and autonomy affect us? What does this mean for us both in terms of commercial opportunities for business and  public service?

Anders Løland // Ass. Research Director // Norwegian Computing Center
Paal Aamaas // Project Manager AUTOSTRIP // University of South-Eastern Norway
Anders B. Wærp // State Secretary // Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communication

 

SEVEN WAYS TO OWN THE WORLD

Digitalisation’s seven biggest challenges and conflict areas.  What amazing opportunities exists – for mankind, social and in business for those who want to contribute to truly digital democratization in times of fact-resistance filter bubbles and fake news…

Andreas Ekström // Culture journalist // Sydsvenskan

 

WRAP-UP  

Jon Ensor

 

19:00

DINNER – MEET & MINGLE

At «Magazinet» Quality Grand Hotel Kongsberg

 

 

FRIDAY 9TH NOVEMBER

 

08:30 – 09:00  Morning Coffee

 

09:00  WELCOME

 

KONGSBERG 2030 – A DYSTOPIAN TECHNOLOGY STORY

Espen Sivertsen // Founder & CEO // Ivaldi Group

 

 

COMMERCIALIZATION
– new business models and consumer behaviour

 

NAVIGATING SUCCESS BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION  – SILICON VALLEY STYLE

Be aware that ‘change’ cannot be avoided due to the confluence of societal factors and exponential growth of technological power and capacity. Understand leadership requirements for successful future growth. Get specific techniques to use & share within your business today for successful business transformation – Silicon Valley Style!

Jennifer Vessels // Founder of Next Step // Silicon Valley

 

INNOVATION AND COMMERCIALIZATION – HOW CAN WE JOIN FORCES AND COOPERATE?

The role of senior management in corporate innovation.  Two top management tools that make innovation easier.  Collaborate or die – examples from Norway and the world.

Salvador Baille // Managing director & owner // Intelis

 

SUSTAINABILITY – A BUSINESS DRIVER

Core technologies and System knowledge from the oil and gas industry are driving sustainable businesses in renewable energy and fish farming.

Terje Eiken // VP Subsea Projects // TechnipFMC Norway
Marit Mork // Project Manager Deep Purple // TechnipFMC

 

10:20 – 10:50  Coffee Break

 

GOOD IS NOT GOOD ENOUGH – WE NEED TO BE OBSESSED BY CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

It is the battle of the best customer experience that is essential. The customer is in the driver’s seat and their expectations may feel unfair to us. But as customers, we tend to compare everything with our best previous experiences – no matter the circumstances.

Erik Norman Hansen // CEO // Itch Norway

 

UNDERWATER DRONES FOR MORE SUSTAINABLE OCEAN VALUE CREATION

Martin Ludvigsen // Co-founder & CTO // Blueye Robotics

 

AUTONOMOUS DRONES – THE NORWEGIAN PERSPECTIVE

Present and future – modes, applications and business models.

Anders Martinsen // Managing Director // UAS Norway

 

AUTONOMOUS TECHNOLOGY IN THE  LOGISTICS SECTOR

Tone Wille // CEO // Posten Norge AS

 

WRAP-UP AND END

Conference host Arne Hjeltnes

 

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

FAQ ?

Transport

The city of Kongsberg is situated 80 km south-west of Oslo, and 130 km from Oslo International Airport.

Train
From Oslo Airport to Kongsberg it takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes by train.  Timetables

By car
If you choose to drive it takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes from the airport, and about 1 hour and 10 minutes from the centre of Oslo.

Accomodation

Quality Hotel Grand
www.grandkongsberg.no // tlf. +47 32 77 28 00
Booking code for special conference rate: TECHSUMMIT
Single room: NOK 1.500,- // Double room: NOK 1.700,- (2 persons)

Best Western Gyldenløve Hotell
www.gyldenlove.no // Tlf. +47 32 86 58 00
Booking code for special conference rate: Tech Summit
Single room: NOK 1.350,-

Kongsberg Hostels
www.kongsberg-vandrerhjem.no // Tlf. +47 32 73 20 24

Søstrene Storaas Hotell
Located about 20 km from Kongsberg city center. We offer transport to and from the conference.
www.storaas.no // Tlf. +47 32 77 13 00

Lampeland Hotell
Located 22 km from Kongsberg city center.  We offer transport to and from the conference.
Booking code for special conference rate: Kongsbergsummit
Single room: NOK 1.190,- // Double room: NOK 1.350,-
www.lampeland.no // Tlf. + 47 32 76 09 00

About Kongsberg

The city of Kongsberg has Norway’s largest high-tech cluster, known world-wide for its advanced technology and products.
Kongsberg is an industry-driven competence cluster solely based on brain power and with leadership positions in many industries. Innovation is increasingly taking place in collaboration between companies, customers, suppliers and knowledge communities.

The Kongsberg industry strength its competitiveness through faster innovation, smart use of new technology and further development of sharing culture.

What is Technology Summit Kongsberg?

About Technology Summit Kongsberg

Technology Summit takes place in week 45, Thursday 8th and Friday 9th November. The conference runs from Thursday morning to Friday lunch in «Krona».

Technology Summit aim to present a holistic and professional experience for the participants. The overall theme of the conference is Technology, Innovation and Design. This year’s focus area is autonomy.

Technology Summit Kongsberg is hosted by Kongsberg Chamber of Commerce
in cooperation with the Kongsberg industry.

Kongsberg: The home, heart and soul of high-tech inventions!

Technology Summit News

Sponsors

Technology Summit Kongsberg is hosted by Kongsberg Chamber of Commerce
in cooperation with the Kongsberg industry.

KRONA

Technology Summit Kongsberg will be held at KRONA i Kongsberg, Norway.

KRONA
Hasbergsvei 36, 3616 Kongsberg