8. – 9. November in Kongsberg, Norway
– 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
Technology Summit puts Norway on the technological map!
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
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.
Håvard Fossbakken // Head of Strategy and Development // Kongsberg Municipality
Conference host Arne Hjeltnes
What are the drivers and game changers in the autonomous technology trends?
Andrè Pettersen // Director of Research // FFI
Signe Moe // Scientist – Mathematics & Cybernetics // SINTEF
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
«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 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
Camilla Brückner // Director of UNDP Nordic
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
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
Dr. Hanna Schumacher // Senior Marketing Manager Europe // BYTON
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
Anders Løland // Ass. Research Director // Norsk Regnesentral
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
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
At «Magazinet» Quality Grand Hotel Kongsberg
Espen Sivertsen // Founder & CEO // Ivaldi Group
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
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
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
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
Martin Ludvigsen // Co-founder & CTO // Blueye Robotics
Present and future – modes, applications and business models.
Anders Martinsen // Managing Director // UAS Norway
Tone Wille // CEO // Posten Norge AS
Conference host Arne Hjeltnes
The city of Kongsberg is situated 80 km south-west of Oslo, and 130 km from Oslo International Airport.
From Oslo Airport to Kongsberg it takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes by train. Timetables
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.
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,-
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
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
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.
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.