Smart Happiness tm
September 26th – 28th 2017

100+ speakers from both the corporate world, public sector, academia and the startup-scene.

Gaining an Edge - Welcome to Stavanger

Christine Sagen Helgø
Mayor, Stavanger Municipality

The Nordic Model - A Starting Point for Smart Cities

Dagfinn Høybråten
Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers

Why cities need MAGIC in their quest for Smartness

Annelene Næss
Director of Smart Digital at Telenor Norway

Chinese Smart City

Changhua Wu
President of China Redesign Hub and Vice Chair of World Green Design Organisation.

Smart+Connected Communities, Vision and Strategy

Anil Menon
Global President, Smart+Connected Communities (S+CC), Cisco

Triangulum: The Three Point Project

Damian Wagner
Senior project manager Smart Cities, Triangulum


Mary-Ann Schreurs
Deputy Mayor of Innovation and Design, Sustainability and Culture – City of Eindhoven

Smart collaborative leadership: The role of the cities

Gunn Marit Helgesen
President of The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS)

Technology as a driver for value creation in smarter society

Tim Turitto
Worldwide General Manager, Government at Microsoft

Innovative Leadership and Big Design - Strategy for a Smart and Open City

Morten Wolden
Chief Administrative Director, Trondheim Municipality

Smart City Business Models: Open Collaboration on a Horizontal Platform

Marc Jadoul
Market Development Director, Internet of Things, Nokia

Greater sustainability in urban development

Lotte Tøgersen
Director of Education & Research at VIA Engineering and Chair of the Resilience Lab Denmark, RLD

Smart City Concept in the City of Brno

Jaroslav Kacer
Deputy Mayor of the City of Brno

Smart City Vision and Strategy for the City of Oslo

Lene Lad Johansen
Project Manager, SmartOslo

Smart City challenges and ambitions

Mika Hakosalo
Site Manager, GrowSmarter Stockholm

Conference Summary

Anita Krohn Traaseth
CEO, Innovation Norway

When the (social) media matters

Ingeborg Volan
Head of Newsroom Innovation and Development at Adressavisen

How to light a Digital Camp Fire

Niklas Lohmann
CEO, Haaartland

Creating videos for the modern audience

Petter Ole Jakobsen
CTO, Vizrt Story

Security and Risk Governance in the Smart City

Ortwin Renn
Professor, University of Stavanger

Developing Smart Cities - Dilemmas in Societal Safety and Security  

Odd Einar Olsen
Professor, University of Stavanger (UiS)

Policy and Tool for Safe Technologies – Challenges in Risk analysis and Vulnerability Assessments

Janne Hagen
Chief Engineer and Project Manager for The Cyber Security Regulation project, Norwegian Water Resources & Energy Directorate (NVE)

Risk, Security And Societal Values – Implications for Smart Cities?

Kenneth Pettersen
Associate Professor in Risk Management, University of Stavanger (UiS)

Converging Mobility in Smart Cities

Michael Eimstad
Senior Commercial Manager Parking, Q-Free

Mobility as a Service

Sampo Hietanen
CEO at MaaS Global Ltd

Creating Smart Cities through Electric Free Float Car Sharing

Henrik Isaksen
Founder and Chairman, GreenMobility - Your City Car

Intelligent Parking Technology and Solution ”Example of Installation”

Andreas Hartmann
Managing Director ADEC Technologies AG

For life outside the parking lot

Stian Andre Holst
EasyPark, Country Manager, Norway

The future energy system are depending on Smart Charging solutions

Jan Haugen Ihle
Country Manager, Fortum Charge & Drive

Home Charging and Technology

Moises Barea
Commercial Director, Wallbox Chargers

The Smart Cities Guidance Package for Implementation, Scaling up and Transfer of Smart City Projects

Judith Borsboom
Head of Department of Architecture and Planning, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Smart City and Regional Development

Igor Calzada
Urban Transformations H2020 European Senior Research Fellow, and Policy Adviser at the University of Oxford

Street Smart - Listening to the City

Johan Høgåsen-Hallesby
CTO of Urban Infrastructure Partner (UIP)

How can Big Data and Artificial Intelligence save lives and provide better healthcare?

Elisabeth Karlsen
Head of Products at eSmart Systems

Nordic Innovation Host

Pellegrino Riccardi
Cross Cultural Expert, Motivational Speaker, Teacher, Communications Consultant

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

Larry Beasley
Former Co-Director of Planning, City of Vancouver, Canada

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

András Simonyi
Managing Director, Center for Transatlantic Relations at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

Kristina Persson
Founder, Global Utmaning, Sweden

Unwrapping the Nordic Model

Camilla van Deurs
Partner, Director & Team Lead Design at Gehl Architects

Exporting Nordic Cities

Kjetil Trædal Thorsen
Founding Partner and Architect, Snøhetta, Norway

Exporting Nordic Cities

Anne Stenros
Chief Design Officer, City of Helsinki, Finland

Exporting Nordic Cities

Jonas Törnblom
Chairman, Sweden-China Green Tech Alliance, Sweden

Exporting Nordic Cities

Jens Peter Saul
CEO, Rambøll Group, Denmark

The RAMSES Transitions Handbook for Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Cities

Efren Feliu
Climate Change Manager at the Urban and Territorial Sustainability Area in the Energy & Environment Division at Tecnalia, Spain

Low Key Urban Spaces in a High- Tech World

Einar Sneve Martinussen

Smart streets of Copenhagen

Rikke Gram-Hansen
Special Advisor at the City of Copenhagen

Integrated assessment for Smarter Cities

Ruth Kerrigan
Director, R&D, IES Ireland

Democracy in the area of New Technology

Hilde Sandvik
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of

Smarter and Greener Solutions in Urban Transport

Bernt Reitan Jenssen
Chief Executive Officer, Ruter AS

The Economics of Smart Low Carbon Cities

Andrew Gouldson
Director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, Leeds University

A new dimension to technology assisted care

Morten Andresen
CEO of Imatis

Watson IOT in Healthcare - What is it and what is it capable of? 

Loek Vredenberg 
Chief Technology Office, IBM Norway 

EdTech event host

Torgeir Waterhouse
Director Internet & New Media, IKT Norge

Key-note EdTech

Transforming Education through Collaboration, Design, and Play

Rebecca Rufo-Tepper
Co-Executive Director, Institute of Play

Way of Working: Fun Learning

Lauri Järvilehto
CEO Lightneer Inc

Andreas Cassne

Sollentuna - a successful investment in cloud services at school

Andreas Cassne
ICT Strategic Councillor, The Educational Office in Sollentuna Municipality

Sollentuna - a successful investment in cloud services at school

Annika Agélii Genlott
Researcher and Digital Change Management Consultant

VR in teaching of Molecular Biology

Lutz Andreas Eichacker
Professor in Biochemistry, University of Stavanger

Digital competence - the new class distinction?

Christian Sørbye Larsen
Special Adviser and Project Manager, Bærum Municipality

Education in 3D

Brit Iren Hetland Haavik
Teacher, Vågen Upper Secondary School

VR in Teaching of Molecular Biology

Felix Gorbatsevich
Managing Director, PaleBlue AS

Kristoffer Thomsen

Minecraft in education. Why?

Kristoffer Thomsen
Minecraft Mentor and Pedagogical Adviser, Microsoft

The new “woodwork” in school, STEM and STEAM

Eirik Jåtten
Principal, Revheim School

Tobias Heiberg
Leader of the UCC Academic University for Digitalization and Learning in Copenhagen

Learning in Statoil - and the Link to Individual Development

Anna Lena K. Borsheim
Learning Adviser, Global Business Services, Statoil ASA

Atle Skaftun

Digital everyday life in Secondary School

Atle Skaftun
Professor of Reading Science, The Norwegian Reading Centre, University of Stavanger

Dag Husebø

Digital everyday life in Secondary School

Dag Husebø
Prorector, University of Stavanger

How can the didactic relationship model be understood in the light of the 1:1 introduction?

Sigmund Lieberg
Professor Emeritus, University of Oslo

Nina Wilhelmsen

Transform learning experiences with Watson

Nina Wilhelmsen
Business Unit Executive for Software, IBM Norway

Digital frontiers and poverty reduction

Niels Nagelhus Schia
Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs [NUPI]

Legacy media searching for tomorrows audience

Helje Solberg
Journalist and CEO/Editor of VGTV

Smart cities and regional development

Paul Benneworth
Senior Research Associate, University of Twente

eSmart Systems - provider of next generation IT solutions

Knut H. H. Johansen
CEO eSmart Systems

Schibsted – preparing for the future

Rolv Erik Ryssdal
CEO of Schibsted

How municipalities can lead the way to Smarter Cities and Communities

Ulrika Holmgren
Senior Advisor Smart Cities and Communities, Smart Innovation Norway

How municipalities can lead the way to Smarter Cities and Communities

Thor Moen
Leader Smart Cities and Communities

Network markets for local energy trade

Bernt A. Bremdal
Senior Advisor Smart Innovation Norway AS, Professor at The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Design for buildings, infrastructure, cities, systems ... And complexity

Dan Hill
Associate Director at Arup, and Head of Arup Digital Studio

What is Nordic Life in Urban Spaces?

Jan Christian Vestre
CEO of Vestre AS

The Why and How of Making Empty Places into Sparkling Spaces

Siri Holmboe Høibo
Advisor at DOGA in architecture and urban development

The Energy Industry is Ever Changing

Terese Troy Prebensen
CEO Smart Energi/Partner Smart Energi Hvaler

More speakers will be confirmed! Nordic Edge 2017 will include a total of 100+ speakers!