FRANCESCA THYSEN-BORNEMISZA - Founder & Chair TBA21
Founder and Chair of Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) and its sister organization TBA21–Academy
Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza is an activist, philanthropist, and patron of the arts. Driven by a belief in the power of art to serve as an agent of change, Thyssen-Bornemisza has supported artists throughout her career in the production and creation of new works that fuel engagement with the most pressing issues of our times.
Her sustained commitment to the cultural realm extends a long tradition of collecting and philanthropy that dates back generations in the Thyssen family.
ISELIN NYBØ - Minister of Science and Higher Education
Nybø has a law degree from the University of Bergen in 2006. Nybø was a member of the Norwegian parliament from 2013-2017 for the county of Rogaland and the Liberal Party.
As the Minister of Science and Higher Education, Nybø is responsible for Norwegian research policy and higher education
VIDAR HELGESEN - Norway's Envoy for the Ocean
Vidar Helgesen is a member of the Conservative party in Norway, and former Minister of Climate and Environment, from 2015-2018. Helgesen served as chief of staff for Prime Minister Erna Solberg from 2013-2015. From 2018, Helgesen has been appointed Norway’s Special Envoy to the High-level Panel on Building a Sustainable Ocean Economy.
HARALD SOLBERG - CEO Norwegian Shipowners' Association
Harald Solberg took up the position as CEO of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association from 1 January 2018. From June 2016 through 2017, Solberg was Chief of the the Royal Secretariat.
He served as Deputy CEO at the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association from 2015 to 2016, and from 2011 to 2015 as Director of Industrial Policy and Communication
LIV-SISSEL HAMMER - Senior Vice President at DnB NOR Bank ASA
Liv-Sissel Hagemann Hammer is Senior Vice President at DnB NOR Bank ASA. DnB NOR is Norway's largest financial services group with total combined assets of more than NOK 1.9 trillion and a market capitalization NOK 164 billion as per 20 May 2016. The Group includes brands such as DNB, Vital, Nordlandsbanken, Cresco, Postbanken, DnB NORD and Carlson.
IWONA WOICKA-ŻUŁAWSKA - Polish ambassador to Norway
Woicka-Zulawska is a polish diplomat and from March 15, 2018 Polish Ambassador to Norway. She graduated from the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw, and defended her PhD at the College of World Economy at the Warsaw School of Economics .
In 1997, she started working in the Office of the Committee for European Integration , dealing with the negotiations and the process of Poland's accession to the EU in the scope of the freedom to provide services and the information society.
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JARL FRIJS-MADSEN - Danish ambassador to Norway
Jarl Frijs-Madsen, is the Danish ambassador to Norway. He is former Chief of the Trade council in Denmark, and has been the Danish Consul-General in New York.
Madsen has also worked as a researcher and consultant, specializing in future scenarios and strategic processes for large enterprises.
BJØRN K. HAUGLAND - Chief Sustainability Officer in DNV GL
Bjørn Kjærand Haugland is Executive Vice President and the Chief Sustainability Officer in DNV GL Group.
In his capacity as CSO for DNV GL group he oversees the groups sustainability performance and drives company-wide sustainability initiatives.
|OCEAN WEEK 2019||SESSIONS|
|MONDAY 6 MAY - TRONDHEIM|| |
|TUESDAY 7 MAY - TRONDHEIM|| |
|WEDNESDAY 8 MAY - TRONDHEIM|| |
|THURSDAY 9 MAY - ÅLESUND|| |
|Autonomous Ships - Maritime Technology|
|Environmental Humanities - Ethics - Susutainability|
|Deep Sea Mining - Energy|
|The Coast - Infrastructure - Society - Culture|
|Aquaculture - Bio Resources|
|Art - Research - Knowledge|