2018 – Visuals All

Norway-Asia Business Summit Programme, 16-18 April 2018

Welcoming Remarks

NBAS President Leonard Stornes and Norway’s Ambassador to Singapore H.E. Anita Nergaard welcomes delegates to Norway-Asia Business Summit 2018

Opening Session

H.E. Norway’s Minister of Fisheries, Mr Per Sandberg and H.E. Senior Minister of State and Dr Koh Poh Koon from Singapore’s Ministry of Trade & Industry and National Development, Singapore give their opening speeches. The session is moderated by Mr Teymoor Nabili, Broadcaster, Journalist and Speaker. Dialogue and Q&A with H.E. Mr Per Sandberg, and H.E. Senior Minister of State, Dr Koh Poh Koon and Mr Håkon Bruaset Kjøl, Senior Vice President, Head of Group Public & Regulatory Affairs at...
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Major Political and Economic Trends in Asia

H.E. Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore. Special Adviser to the Institute of Policy Studies and Chairman of the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore

Digitalising Everything; a Matter of Survival? – Panel Discussion

Moderator: Mr Andreas Sohmen-Pao, Chairman of BW Group, BW LPG Limited, BW Offshore Limited and the Singapore Maritime Foundation Panellists: Mr Trung Minh Tran, Head of Digital LCI, DNB Bank ASA Ms Angeline Poh, Assistant Chief Executive – International & Corporate, Infocomm Mr Tor Olav Mørseth, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Norway Mr Abraham Thomas, General Manager IBM Singapore Mr Petter Børre Furberg, EVP Emerging Asia and Digital Businesses, Telenor Group

Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation of the Maritime Industry

Moderator: Mr Julian Bray, Editor-in-Chief at TradeWinds Panellists: Mr Kenneth Lim, Chief Technology Officer at Singapore Maritime Port Authority Ms Elisabeth Tørstad, Chief Executive Officer Digital Solutions, DNV GL Mr Nakul Malhotra, Vice President Technical Solutions and Marketing, Wilhelmsen Group Mr Morten Lind-Olsen, Chief Executive Officer, Dualog Mr Patric Desanti Fettkenheuer, Head of Applications & Digitalisations, BW Group Mr Christian Ellingsen, Partner, Simonsen Vogt Wiig Law Firm

Reflections on Day 1

Mr Mathias Steck, Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Asia Pacific – Energy and Renewables Advisory at DNV GL – Energy (invited) reflects over the summit’s first day

Keynote 1: Startups in Southeast Asia

Mr Stefan Jung, Managing Partner at Venturra Capital and Mr Magnus Grimeland, Founder, Chief Executive Officer at Antler gives an overview of the start-up ecosystem in Southeast Asia, talks on past successes, whitespaces and the expected future successes

Panel Discussion: Are Today’s Startups Changing the Game?

Moderator: Mr Mikael Krogh, Managing Partner and Director at Investigate Panellists: Mr Fridtjof Berge, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Antler Innovation Dr Ayesha Khanna, CEO of ADDO AI Mr Stein Eggan, Managing Director, NTNU Technology Transfer Mr Pål Thorvik Næss, Director of Entrepreneurs and Startups, Innovation Norway Mr Shao-Ning Leigh Huang, Serial entrepreneur and investor

Closing Session

NBAS President Leonard Stornes announces the closure of Day 2 and presents Norway-Asia Business Summit 2019 in China.

Coffee Break

Coffee Break (simultaneously with block IV: Meet the Ambassadors and Innovation Norway representatives in Asia)