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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
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)

PROGRAM

THURSDAY 8TH NOVEMBER

08:30

REGISTRATION OPENS

 09:30

OPENING OF TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT KONGSBERG 2018

Conference host Arne Hjeltnes

 

WELCOME TO KONGSBERG – THE CITY OF TECHNOLOGY

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

 

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
– the future perspective of tech trends

 

TECHNOLOGY TRENDS

What are the drivers and gamechangers in the autonomus technology trends?

Andrè Pettersen // Director of Research // FFI

 

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

 

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

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

 

12.30

LUNCH

 

 

SOCITEY
– the potential of a sustainable technology for society

 

CAN TECHNOLOGY SAVE US?

Camilla Brückner // Director of UNDP Nordic

 

FROM DOOMSDAY PROPHECIES TO GOOD RESULTS

Martin Styrmoe Moen // CFO // REVOcean

 

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR GLOBAL CHALLENGES

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

 

SMART CITY

Silje Bareksten // Head of Sustainability & Technology // Nor-Shipping

 

WHY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STRUGGLES IN THE REAL WORLD

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

 

CONVERSATION ON THE STAGE

 

SEVEN WAYS TO OWN THE WORLD

Andreas Ekström // Culture journalist // Sydsvenskan

 

WRAP-UP  

Conference host Arne Hjeltnes

 

19:00

DINNER – MEET & MINGLE

At «Magazinet» Quality Grand Hotel Kongsberg

 

 

FRIDAY 9TH NOVEMBER

 

08:30

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?

Salvador Baille // Managing director & owner // Intelis

 

NEW SOLUTIONS WITH «OLD» TECHNOLOGY

How TechnipFMC using technology and expertise from the oil and gas industry to produce sustainable solutions for aquaculture and energy to offshore installations based on hydrogen

TechnipFMC

 

UNDERWATER DRONES FOR MORE SUSTAINABLE OCEAN VALUE CREATION

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

 

Autonomous technology in the logistics sector

Tone Ville // CEO // Posten Norge AS

 

WRAP-UP AND END

Conference host Arne Hjeltnes

 

12:30

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