Engaging people from both 
the corporate world, public sector, academia and the startup-scene


Singapore Smart Nation Initiative

Sze Tiam Lin
Director at IPI Singapore

Our Innovation Journey - Defined & Challenged By Users & Multidisciplinary Collaboration

Vilde Lepsøy
Chief Operating Officer, AbleOn Medical AS

Experience smart mobility solutions: a tour around The Netherlands

Marije de Vreeze
Manager ITS/Connect Netherlands

CityNext: Building the Cities of the Future

Tim Turitto
World Wide General Manager Government, Microsoft

Hui Lei

Big Data for Smart Healthcare

Hui Lei
CTO Watson Health Cloud, IBM

The New State of Existence - Alpha is the New Orange

Aric Dromi
Futurologist, digital philosopher and professional troublemaker, TEMPUS.MOTU

The Future Belongs to Innovators

Julie Alexander
Director, Urban Development at the Siemens Global Centre of Competence for Cities

Bringing Innovation to the Heart of the City

Ben Brabyn
Head of Level39, London

SmartCities x 5 - Eindhoven

Anthony Van De Ven
Head of Office, City of Eindhoven

Sum-up Day 1

Helen Campbell
Ambassador/Head of Delegation of the European Union to Norway

Kera Challenge: Co-Op City

Inari Virkkala
Architect SAFA, B&M Architects Finland

How to develop and build a unique testbed for Health Innovation

Peter Julius
CEO, Public Intelligence

Challenges and opportunities in scaling Norwegian startups

Jessica Stark
CEO and Co-Founder SUP46

Neil Murray

The state of the smart city investments in the Nordics

Neil Murray
The Nordic Web

4 Projects towards a greener city

Miss Hajbouha Zoubeir
Vice President, Phosboucraâ Foundation OCP Group, Morocco

Breaking the silos - a requirement for urban development

Markus Wissmann
Director Smart Cities, Cisco

Can a city without drones be a smart city?

Grethe Skundberg
Innovation Director and Partner, Nordic Unmanned

The Samsøe prosumer model

Søren Hermansen
CEO, Energy Academy

Gaining an Edge - Welcome to Stavanger

Christine Sagen Helgø
Mayor, Stavanger Municipality

The internet of Energy – How will the infrastructure look tomorrow?

Brage W. Johansen
CEO, Zaptec

Digitization is a journey, not a destination

Trine Strømsnes
Acting General Manager, Cisco Norway

Smart Cities For Better Health

Bent Høie
Norwegian Minister of Health

Challenges and opportunities in scaling Norwegian startups

Sean Percival
Partner, 500 Nordics

Nordic Built Cities: Nordic solutions to global challenges

Malin Kock Hansen
Project Manager for Nordic Built Cities, Nordic Innovation

More time for Care

Jan Holm
Commercial Director - Sensio/Managing Director - Safemate

Challenges and opportunities in scaling Norwegian startups

Karl Kristian Mydske
COO, Induct Software

Smart Cities make dumb citizens

Frank Kresin
Research Director, Waag Society

Connecting Citizens to the City

Ove Fredheim
SVP1 Head of Bus. Div. Telenor Norway

How technology provide us with better care

Jon Helge Andersen
Leader of the National welfare technology programme, The Norwegian Directorate of eHealth

City 2.0 – The smart society and global opportunity

Rodin Lie
Director of ICT and Digitalization in Innovation Norway

What's on?

Ivar Rusdal
Chairman, Nordic Edge

Smart Cities - How do we make it real?

Dagfinn Ringås
CEO, Schneider Electric

The EU Smart City Agenda

Axel Volkery
Policy Officer at European Commision Directorate - General Mobility and Transport

Challenges of energy systems of the future – and why smart technology is important

Eirik Gundegjerde
Senior Vice President, Smart Utility and Business Development, Lyse AS

Environment Strategy in Växjö, the Greenest City in Europe

Julia Ahlrot
Sustainable Development Manager, Växjö Municipality

Carbon Track and Trace - Climate-Smart Cities

Dirk Ahlers
Research Scientist, NTNU

Virtual Design and Construction – Collaboration in construction powered by digital models

Gunnar Skeie
VDC Development Manager, Kruse Smith Entreprenør

Solutions for your smart, green and safe society

Dag Øyvind Meling
CEO, Roxel Group

Massive Open Online conducting studies

Morten Wensberg
Head of conducting studies, University of Stavanger

Moderator, Green Living session

Synneva Erland
Owner of Synneva Erland Kommunikasjon

Moderator: Educational Technologies - Disruptive Learning

Terje Eide
Partner & Advisor, Markedsføringshuset

Moderator: Public Solutions

Kristin Reitan Husebø
CEO, Greater Stavanger

Moderator: Introduction to smart technology from a business perspective

Harald Minge
CEO, Stavanger Chamber of Commerce

Moderator: Smart products & innovation

Anne-Cathrin Østebø
CEO, Validé

Smart City Gjesdal; From framework to action

Trond Furenes
Partner and managing director, F5 IT

Google for Education - The silent revolution in schools

Odin Nøsen
School adviser & Teacher, Randaberg Municipality

Camille Duran
Executive Producer, The Green Exchange

SmartCity Bærum – a public private partnership

Unni Larsen
CEO, Smart City Bærum

Smart Cities x 5 - Stavanger

Tone Grindland
Head of Economic Development City of Stavanger

Smart City Gjesdal; From framework to action

Eva-Maria Gärtner
Project Manager, Smart City Gjesdal Municipality

Co-creation, "I can!"

Cecilie Campbell
Project Manager, The Municipality of Ålesund

Smart City Wien framework strategy

Eva Pangerl
City of Vienna, Department Urban Development and Planning

Public and Private Sector: The Roadmap to Smarter Partnerships

Inger Østensjø & Daniel Ras-Vidal
Director, Research, innovation & digitalization, KS & Director FIN and Senior Innovation Adviser, Abelia

Communication and IoT foundations for the Smart City vision

Frank Maaø
Senior Vice President, DNB

Connected City Systems

Serdar Köse
Founder, CEO and development engineer of Greinon Engineering AB

The Future of Cities and Transportation

Carl Edvard Endresen
General Manager, Norway and Denmark, Uber

IoT for the industrial market

Thomas Thorkildsen
Sales engineer/ project manager, Meshtech AS

Smart Cities: What works today from the IoT perspective

Daniel Sanz
Key Account Manager for Smart Cities , Libelium

Pitching on the Edge: Masterloop

Jan Helge Skailand
CEO, Masterloop

The Black Swan for Law Firms

Morten B. Tidemann
Lawyer, LIGL

Francisco Rodriguez
Project Director, Tecnalia Research & Innovation

Machine learning and other brilliant technology enables smarter cities

Jo Arild Tønnessen
Partner and Solutions Manager, F5 IT

London Smart City

Nathan Pierce
Program Director Sharing Cities, Greater London Authority.

Smart farming trends

Per Varhaug
R&D Director Kverneland Klepp, Kverneland Group

Storage of surplus energy

Peter Bernhard
Senior consultant, Asplan Viak Consultancy

Augmented Reality & Technology - A Case Study from Silicon Valley

Dimitry Poretsky & Daniel Woldesenbet
CEO, MaintStar & Director, Public Works Agency Alameda County

Business Scaling

Øivind Amundsen
EVP Primary Market and Legal Affairs, Merkur Market & Oslo Stock Exchange

Smart Cities x 5 - Milan

Piero Pelizzaro
Project Manager - Milan Municipality Smart City Department

Pitching on the Edge: No Isolation - AV1

Marius Aabel
CTO, No Isolation

Citizen-led Planning of the Smart City

Robert Bjarnason & Gunnar Grimsson
President & CEO, Citizen Foundation

Smart Cities x 5: San Sebastian

Iker Martinez Gonzalez
Sustainability Engineer, City of San Sebastian

The Future is Electric

Elise Aalberg Thorvaldsen
Marketing Manager Charge & Drive – Norway, Fortum Markets AS

Smart Kommune – a framework for digitalization of cities and municipalities

Stein C. Tømmer
Marketing Director Smart Kommune, Telenor

How smart do we want our community to be?

Thomas Havsberg
Smart Community Manager, ABB Norway

Moderator: Challenges and opportunities in scaling Norwegian startups

Kristin Riise
Head of Strategy, DnB ASA

How technology behind autonomous vehicles provide safer cities and business opportunities

Ann Kristin Høyvik Rosnes
Interim CEO, Rosnes Technologies