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SNIC: Programme released. Sign up today!

News   •   Feb 04, 2020 06:36 +08

NBAS warmly welcomes you to the inaugural Singapore Norway Innovation Conference (SNIC) on 5 March 2020!

“Continuous innovation is of critical importance for both established Singaporean and Norwegian businesses and start-ups”, says Leonard Stornes, President of NBAS, who is hosting SNIC in partnership with the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore and Innovation Norway.

This year’s edition of SNIC aims to show the vast opportunities for innovation provided by digital transformation. We will also explore the challenges and risks of new technologies, like cyber security and the changing legal operational environment.

Sign up for SNIC here!


Master of Ceremony, Pål Arne Kastmann, Director of Innovation Norway Singapore

08:15am Registration and coffee/mingling

08:50am Opening SGX (We strike the gong at the Singapore Exchange, live coverage on CNBC)

09:10am Welcome address

Leonard Stornes, President NBAS

H.E Ambassador Anita Nergaard, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Singapore

09:20am Keynote speakers

Oliver Tonby, Chairman, McKinsey Asia

Gaute Hagerup, CEO, Oslo business region

10:10am Coffee and Mingling

10:25am Discussion. Tech at Work - opportunities and challenges within digital transformation

Moderator: Fridtjof Berge, Co-founder & COO, Antler

Ine Jacobsen, Associate, Cocoon Capital

Erik Ingvoldstad, CXO, EedenBull

Morten Winther, Partner, Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Omaru Marutoma, CEO and Founder, Aiculus

11:15am Coffee break and mingling. By Qatar Airways

11:35am Discussion. Blue Tech - digital transformation within the maritime sector

Moderator: Ronny Waage, Managing Partner, Heron Advisory

Dr. Sanjay Kuttan, Director, Singapore Maritime Institute

Magnus Lande, Commercial Director, DNVGL Digital Solutions

Håkon Ellekjær, Head of Venture, 3D Printing, WSS

Herman Steen, Partner, Wikborg Rein

Chye Poh Chua, CEO, ShipsFocus

12:35pm Hard Talk

Moderator: Lisa Enckell, Partner at Antler

Andrew Tan, MD Enterprise Development Group & MD Strategy Group, Temasek

Håkon Bruaset Kjøl, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer at DTAC

13:05pm Closing remarks

Anders Hegre, Executive Director, NBAS

13:10pm Networking lunch

The programme might be subject to changes. Kindly note that there are limited seats available, registration is binding and payment non-refundable.