Header Program Monday 6
PROGRAM TRONDHEIM MONDAY MAY 6 // TUESDAY // WEDNESDAY // THURSDAY

PLENARY SESSION: OCEANS IN CHANGE
Plenary Chair /// Ingrid Schjølberg, Director NTNU Oceans

 

 Time   Speaker   Affiliation Topic 
Oceans‘ Jazz – Trondheim Jazz Festival (09:30-10:00)
10:00 Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza Founder & Chair of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary "Sounds Too Many" Performative Lecture
10:20 Vidar Helgesen Norway's Envoy for the Ocean TBA
10:35 Iselin Nybø Norwegian Minister for Science and Higher Education TBA
10:50 Thierry Béchet EU Ambassador & Head of the EU Delegation to Norway TBA

Ocean Talks: (11:05-11:25)

Panel Discussions on Communication of Ocean research/facts. How to bring facts to the spotlight and raise empathy/awareness for Ocean Issues?
Chair Moderator: Ingrid Schjølberg – Director NTNU Oceans
11:25 Jarl Frijs-Madsen Danish ambassador to Norway TBA
11:40 TBA TBA Business Development
11:55 Liv-Sissel Hagemann Hammer Senior Vice President DnB NOR Bank ASA TBA

Ocean Talks: (12:10-12:30)
Panel Discussions on Investment decisions, the importance of environmental funds and the role of Research & Technology for a healthy Ocean
Chair Moderator: Ingrid Schjølberg – Director NTNU Oceans

LUNCH at the Radisson Blu Royal Garden (12:30-13:30)

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

TECHNOLOGY AND NEW SOLUTIONS IN OUR OCEANS
Session chair /// Ingrid Schjølberg, Director NTNU Oceans

 

 Time   Speaker   Affiliation Topic 
...
13:30 Bernhard Friess Director, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, European Commission TBA
13:45 Vegar Johansen CEO SINTEF Ocean Innovative solutions based on reliable science, a sustainable business
14:00 Olav Bolland Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU Is technology a positive driver of sustainability
14:15 Elisabeth Maråk Støle Director NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS TBA
14:30 Tonje Eskeland Foss Regional Director, North, ATEA Does data driven insight create sustainability in your value chain?
Ocean Talks: (14:45-15:05)
Coffee Break (15.05-15.35)
15:35 Ståle Emil Johansen NTNU Dept. of Geoscience and Petroleum How electromagnetic detection of mineral resources provides a sustainable solution to exploration
15:50 PhD Pitch Session: Bent Haugaløkken; Anna Madlener NTNU TBA
16:05 Steffan Lindsø Director of Emerging Technology, Oceaneering Europe New autonomous systems for subsea inspection
16:20 Asgeir Sørensen NTNU, Director SFF AMOS, Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems TBA
16:35 João Sousa University of Porto - Dept. Physics & Astronomy Exploring the Ocean with multiple robots
Ocean Talks: (16:50-17:10)

OTHER VOICES - OTHER STORIES
Session Chair /// Siri G. Carson, Leader of HAVANSVAR Humanities Ocean Initiative

 

 Time   Speaker   Affiliation Topic 
...
13.30 Ursula Munster Director Environmental Humanities School at UiO tba
13:45 Martin Lee Mueller Associate Professor, Rudolf Steiner University Colleague Being Salmon, Being Human
14.00 Anne Trine Kjørholt Norwegian Centre for Child Research On coastal childhood and knowledge transfer
14.15 Julia Leyda NTNU, Department of Art and Media Studies On representations of the ocean in tv series
14.30 PhD Pitch Session NTNU  
Ocean Talks: (14:45-15:05)
Coffee Break (15.05-15.35)
15.35 Hanna Musiol NTNU, Department of Language and Literature On art, technology and the ocean
15.50 Håkon With Andersen/ Knut Ove EliaseNTNU Dept. of Language and Literature 3ROcean NTNU Dept. of Historical Studies /NTNU Dept. of Language and Literature 3ROcean  
Ocean Talks: (16:45-17:00)

 

EXPLORING THE POLES – RESEARCH TO ACTION
Session Chairs /// Geir W. Gabrielsen NPI & Julia Farkas, SINTEF Ocean

 

 Time   Speaker   Affiliation Topic 
...
13.30 Geir W. Gabrielsen Head Environmental pollution section, Norwegian Polar Institute Microplastics in the Arctic
13:45 TBA TBA TBA
14.00 Ingrid Ellingsen Environment and New Resources SINTEF Ocean Polar ocean circulation
14.15 Chantel Nixon NTNU, Dept. of Geography Gas hydrates in the Barents Sea
14.30 Emlyn Davis Environment and New Resources SINTEF Ocean Monitoring the Arctic
14.30 PhD Pitch Session NTNU The polar night
Coffee Break (15.05-15.35)
15.35 Susan Eaton SEDNA EPIC EXPEDITION, Expedition Founder Opening of the Arctic sea ice
15.50 Liv-Guri Faksness Environment and New Resources SINTEF Ocean Oil spills the Arctic - are we prepared?
16.05 TBA TBA TBA
16:20 Ida Øverjordet Environment and New Resources SINTEF Ocean Pollution - Fat matters
16.30 Bjørn Munro Jensen NTNU, Dept. Biology Pollutant trends in the Arctic
Ocean Talks: (16:45-17:00)

 

PLENARY SPEAKERS   //  MONDAY MAY 6

FRANCESCA THYSSEN-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

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

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.

INGRID SCHJØLBERG - Director NTNU Oceans

Ingrid Schjølberg is Vice Dean for research and innovation at the Faculty of Engineering. She is professor in Marine Technology and director of NTNU Oceans. Schjølberg is a key player in the Norwegian marine and maritime arena and a member of the expert group at the Norwegian High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy.

NTNU Oceans is one of four strategic research areas at NTNU. NTNU Oceans generates and supports key research activities on maritime transport – autonomous ships; deep-ocean research; polar science and technology; sustainable seafood and marine bio resources; marine minerals and renewables; marine environment, society and sustainability.

Markus Reymann.

MARKUS REYMANN - Director TBA21 Academy

Markus Reymann was trained as an actor and successfully performed on screen and on stage for many years, and in major productions. He joined TBA21 in 2011.

With TBA21 Chairperson and Founder Francesca Habsburg, he co-founded TBA21 Academy where he subsequently took on the role of a director. As a central programming unit of TBA21, the Academy provides a moving platform of cultural production and interdisciplinary exchange within TBA21.

In December 2015 at COP21 Reymann announced TBA21-Academy's latest program The Current. The Current is the exploratory soul of TBA21. It was conceived to raise awareness for today's most urgent ecological, social, and economic issues.

Liv-Sissel

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.

Bernhard Friss

BERNHARD FRIESS - Director DG MARE - EU Commission

Since January 2017, Bernhard Friess has been the Director of the Directorate "Maritime Policy and Blue Economy" of the European Commission's Maritime Area, DG MARE. 

This Commission department is responsible for EU policy on maritime affairs and fisheries. DG MARE works to ensure that the ocean resources are used sustainably and that coastal communities and the fishing sector have a prosperous future. It promotes maritime policies and stimulate a sustainable blue economy as well as the ocean governance at international level.

Toril A. Nagelhus Hernes

TORIL A. N. HERNES - NTNU Pro-Rector for Innovation

Hernes is Pro-Rector for Innovation is a member of the Rector's management team. She leads NTNU's efforts to promote innovation, and is responsible for maintaining strategic collaborative relationships with businesses and industry on a regional national and international level.

She is also responsible for NTNU's focus on alumni cooperation and is leading NTNU's efforts for greater equality and diversity.

Jarl Frijs-Madsen

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.

Thierry Bechet

THIERRY BECHET - Ambassador & Head EU Delegation to Norway

Béchet is currently European Union Ambassador to Norway and official at the European External Action Service.  Béchet has held several positions in external relations, both in Brussels and in delegations.

Ambassador Béchet started his career as a national diplomat and joined the External Relations department of the European Commission in 1989 to deal with Middle-East issues. In 1991 he became member of the cabinets of two successive members of the European Commission, dealing mainly with foreign policy, energy and institutional matters.

PARALLEL SPEAKERS   //  MONDAY MAY 6

VEGAR JOHANSEN, CEO SINTEF Ocean

VEGAR JOHANSEN

 

Session:
Blue Tech. - Economic Impact

 

URSULA MUNSTER, Director Env. Humanities UiO

Ursula Munster, UiO

 

Session:
Other Voices - Other Stories
 

 

GEIR W. GABRIELSEN, Head Env. pollution section NPI

Geir W. Gabrielsen

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

JULIA LEYDA, NTNU, Dept. Art & Media Studies

Julia Leyda

 

Session:
Other Voices - Other Stories
 

 

EMLYN DAVIS, Env. & New Resources SINTEF Ocean

Emlyn Davis

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

INGRID ElLLINGSEN, Env. & New Resources SINTEF Ocean

Ingrid Ellingsen

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

SIRI GRANUM CARSON, NTNU NTNU leader of HAVANSVAR

Siri Carson

 

Session:
Other Voices - Other Stories
 

 

OLAV BOLLAND, NTNU Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

Olav Bolland

 

Session:
Blue Tech. - Economic Impact

 

CHANTEL NIXON, NTNU Dept. of Geography

Chantel Nixon

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

MARTIN L. MUELLER, Rudolf Steiner University Colleague

Martin Lee Mueller

 

Session:
Other Voices - Other Stories
 

 

TONJE E. FOSS, Regional Director, North, ATEA

Tonje Eskeland Foss

 

Session:
Blue Tech. - Economic Impact

 

HANNA MUSIOL, NTNU Dept. of Language & Literature

Hanna Musiol

 

Session:
Other Voices - Other Stories
 

 

FLORIAN SCHNEIDER, NTNU Academy of Fine Art

FLORIAN SCHNEIDER

 

Session:
Exhibition - Art & Ocean
 

 

ELISABETH M. STØLE, Director NORCE

Elisabeth Maråk Støle

 

Session:
Blue Tech. - Economic Impact

 

TORE AUNAAS, Special Adviser SINTEF Ocean

Tore Aunaas

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

SUSAN EATON, Founder SEDNA EPIC EXPEDITION

Susan Eaton

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

ASGEIR SØRENSEN, NTNU, Director SFF AMOS

Asgeir Sørensen

 

Session:
Blue Tech. - Economic Impact

 

IDA ØVERJORDET, SINTEF Ocean Env. & New Resources

Ida Øverjordet

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

JULIA FARKAS, SINTEF Ocean Env. & New Resources

JULIA FARKAS, SINTEF

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

BERNHARD FRIESS, Director MARE European Commission

BERNHARD FRIESS

 

Session:
Blue Tech. - Economic Impact

 

ANNE T. KJØRHOLT, NTNU/ NO Centre Child Research

Anne Trine Kjørholt

 

Session:
Other Voices - Other Stories
 

 

STEFFAN LINDSØ, Oceaneering Europe

STEFFAN LINDSØ

 

Session:
Blue Tech. - Economic Impact

 

LIV-GURI FAKNESS, Env. & New Resources SINTEF Ocean

Liv-Guri Fakness

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action

 

BJØRN M. JENSSEN, NTNU, Dept. Biology

Bjørn Munro Jenssen

 

Session:
Exploring the Poles, Research to Action