PLENARY SESSION: POLICIES and OTHER INITIATIVES for a FRAGILE LIVING OCEANPlenary Chair /// Ingrid Schjølberg, Director NTNU Oceans
|Being Salmon Being Human - Teaser of Theatrical Performance|
|09:30||Alan Simcock||Joint Coordinator at UN Group of Experts of the Regular Process (World Ocean Assessment)||"Sustainability for 7/10ths of the planet: the United Nations' First Global Integrated Marine Assessment and the 2030 Sustainability Goals"|
|09:45||Harald Solberg||CEO Norwegian Ship-owners Association||Sustainable Shipping|
|10:00||Bjørn Haugland||CEO of the Business Alliance||Industry Collaboration Towards Sustainability TBC|
|10:15||Anna Mária Sikór||Ambassador of Hungary||TBA|
|10:30||Iwona Woicka-Żuławska||Ambassador of the Republic of Poland||TBA|
|11:00||Ingrid Schjølberg||Director NTNU Oceans||TBA|
Ocean Talks: (11:30-11:45)Panel Discussions
|11:45||Richard Thompson||Director of the Marine Institute - University of Plymouth||Microplastic TBC|
|12:00||Ramón Larramendi||Project Leader Inuit Windsled Antarctica expedition||Inuit Windsled Antarctica, a project for the Scientific Research of the Poles TBC|
|12:15||Jan-Gunnar Winther||Director Norwegian Centre for the Ocean and the Arctic, NOFIMA & Specialist Director at the Norwegian Polar Institute||Foresight study by Centre for Ocean and Arctic TBC|
Ocean Talks: (12:30-12:45)Panel Discussions
PARALLEL SESSIONSGREEN ENERGY IMPACTS on a BLUE OCEANSession chair /// Ingrid Schjølberg, Director NTNU Oceans
|13.30||Johan Einar Hustad; Nils Anders Røkke||NTNU Director TSO Energy; Executive Vice President Sustainability - SINTEF||NTNU & SINTEF - Research efforts on renewable energy|
|13:40||Andreea Strachinescu||Head of Unit New Energy Technologies and Innovation in the Directorate General for Energy, European Commission||EU as a driver to Advances in New Energy Technologies|
|13.55||Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen||CEO The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association||An Oil and Gas Perspective|
|14.10||Tor Eldervik||University of Bergen, Geophysical Institute||Energy-Climate Balance, finding the right formula|
|Ocean Talks: (14:25-15:00)|
|Coffee Break (1500-15.30)|
|15.30||Trond Strømgren||Subsea Innovator at GCE Ocean Technology||TBA|
|16.00||Elisabetta Tedeschi||NTNU Dept. of Electric Power Engineering||Energy Grids, future of the energy distribution in Europe|
|16.30||PhD Pitch Session:Erick Fernando Alves ; Atousa Elahidoost/Abel A. Taffese; Spyridon Chapaloglou||NTNU||Wind turbines in O&G platforms; Offshore electrical grids; TBA|
|Ocean Talks: (16:45-17:00)|
COASTAL ENGINEERING CROSSING OVERSession Chair /// Hans Bihs, NTNU
|13.30||Athul Sasikumar||Coastal engineer, Norconsult||New Design and Modeling Approaches in Coastal Engineering|
|13:45||Bruno Sainte-Rose||Lead Computational Modeler at The Ocean Cleanup||Computer models to help clean the oceans|
|14.00||Kjersti Bruserud||Management assistant/advisor to Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Equinor||TBA|
|14.15||Nils Goseberg||TU Braunschweig/GWK||The Future of Experiments in Coastal Engineering|
|14.30||Arun Kamath||NTNU, Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering||Cutting-edge aquaculture structure hydrodynamics - from research to teaching|
|14.45||Csaba Pakozdi||Sintef Ocean||Building Next-Generation Computational Marine Hydrodynamics Software|
|Coffee Break (15.00-15.30)|
|15.30||Claes Eskilsson||Ålborg University/RISE Gøteborg||Ocean Wave Energy|
|15.45||Raed Lubbad||NTNU, Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering||Arctic Coastal Engineering|
|16:15||PhD pitch session: Tobias Martin; Weizhi Wang; Sungsoo Lim||NTNU||TBA|
|Ocean Talks: (16:35-17:00)|
NEW BIO-MARINE INDUSTRIES based on RESOURCES LOW in the FOOD CHAINSession Chair /// Aleksander Handå, SINTEF & Berit Løkensgard Strand, NTNU
|13.30||Karl Almås, TBC||SINTEF Ocean, TBC||Prospects for new marine value chains|
|13:45||Beate Strandli, TBC||Aker Biomarin, TBC||TBA|
|14.00||Kurt Tande||Calanus TBC||Harvesting and use of Calanus|
|14.15||Stein Kaartvedt||UiO TBC||Stock estimation of mesopelagic fish|
|14.30||Hanne Digre||Sintef Ocean||Results from ongoing projects - SFI Harvest|
|Coffee Break (15.00-15.35)|
|15.35||Andreas Hagemann||SINTEF Ocean Dept. of Environment and New Resources||Norwegian plankton technology center; New species in aquaculture|
|15.50||Terje Finstad||Dept. of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture||Seaweed as horizon resource in blue imaginaries, Norway 1950s to 2000s?|
|16.05||Are Kristiansen||AlgiPharma, TBC||STBA|
|16.20||Finn Aachmann||NTNU Dept. of Biotechnology and Food Science||Norwegian Seaweed processing platform|
|16.35||PhD pitch session: Espen Arntsen, NTNU TBC; Gaspard Phillipps, NTNU TBC; Pierrick Stewant, NTNU TBC; Haiqing Wang, NTNU TBC; Inka Seekamp, NTNU TBC;||NTNU||TBA|
ALAN SIMCOCK - Joint Coordinator UN World Ocean Assessment
Alan Simcock is currently Joint Coordinator of the United Nations' Group of Experts of the Regular Process for World Ocean Assessment.
After graduating with first-class honours from the University of Oxford, Alan Simcock studied economics and statistics at the Treasury Centre for Administrative Studies. He was Private Secretary to successive United Kingdom Prime Ministers in 1969 – 1972, and then worked in the UK Department of the Environment on railways and shipping, new towns, waste disposal and the regulation of local government.
Since retirement in 2006, he has worked on World Ocean Assessment, where he is currently Joint Coordinator of the Group of Experts charged with organizing it.
ANDREEA STRACHINESCU - EC New Energy Technologies & Innovation
Andreea Strachinescu is head of the New Energy Technologies and Innovation unit in the Directorate General for Energy at the European Commission. She is responsible for the development of policy and actions on non-nuclear energy research and innovation. She leads core files including the Strategic Energy Technology Plan, which is the energy research and innovation strategy of EU, as well as Horizon 2020, which is the main financing instrument of research and innovation at the EU level.
Ms. Strachinescu studied mechanical engineering and business administration in Bucharest, Romania and has an MSc in International Affairs from HEC Montreal.
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
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.
JAN-GUNNAR WINTHER - Director Norwegian Centre Ocean & Arctic
Jan-Gunnar Winther is Director of the Norwegian Centre for the Ocean and the Arctic at Nofima and Specialist Director at the Norwegian Polar Institutelocated in Tromsø.
After obtaining a construction engineering degree in 1987 at the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Jan-Gunnar Winther gained a PhD in polar hydrology at the same institution in 1993 following a period of study at the University of British Columbia in Canada. He began working at the Norwegian Polar Institute in 1994, and was its director from 2005 to 2017.
From 2018, Winther is director of a newly established governmental center for the Ocean and the Arctic. He was a researcher at SINTEF (Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research) for 6 years, held a chair at the University Centre in Svalbard and took courses at the Norwegian Defence University College in 2003 and 2013. He has been deputy head of the government-appointed “group of experts for the northern regions”.
RICHARD THOMPSON - Director Marine Institute, Uni. of Plymouth
Richard Thompson, Director of the Marine Institute - University of Plymouth
Thompson is an internationally renowned marine scientist and influencer. Professor Richard Thompson is one of the world’s leading experts on marine litter and was made an OBE in December 2017 for services to marine science. Thompson will continue to lead the International Marine Litter Research Unit while facilitating around 3,000 other researchers and students across a range of marine disciplines.
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.
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.
STURLA HENRIKSEN - Special Advisor UN Global Compact
Sturla Henriksen has been appointed Special Advisor to the United Nations Global Compact, effective 1 January 2018.
In his new role, Henriksen will support the efforts of the UN to strengthen international cooperation between business and governments, and promote sustainable development of the world’s oceans.
ANNA MARIA SIKO - Ambassador of Hungary
Anna Mária Sikó graduatet at ELTE University in Budapest (MA in English and French Literature and Linguistics) while working as Managing Director of the Hungarian affiliate served on the Board of Directors of International House World Organization (London) and she was also an international QC/QA-supervisor for IHWO that gave her a wide exposure to international work including in Bangkok, Bratislava, Bucharest, Hastings, Krakow, Lisbon, London and Moscow.
Sikó joined in 2011 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary and was appointed Ambassador of Hungary to Australia and cross-accredited to New-Zealand and the South Pacific Islands between 2011 and 2015.
VEGAR JOHANSEN - CEO SINTEF Ocean
Vegar Johansen is the CEO of SINTEF Ocean. Under his leadership SINTEF Oceans conducts research and innovation related to ocean space for national and international industries.
SINTEF has a long tradition for being a knowledge supplier and a good partner for Norwegian companies. We will continue to be so in the future, and through SINTEF Ocean we have established a centre of gravity for marine and maritime research, both in Norway and internationally.
RAMON LARRAMENDI - Polar Explorer, Inuit Windsled
Ramón Larramendi is a Spanish polar explorer and adventurous traveler who has promoted and developed a WindSled (also call Inuit WindSled) unique in the world, intended for the research in Antarctica and Greenland. He has travelled more than 40.000 km in polar territories.
One of his first milestones was the Circumpolar Expedition in the Arctic, during which he covered 14,000 km using only a dog sled and a kayak. This trip, in which he spent three years, laid the foundations for his later projects. In recent years, Larramendi has led a dozen expeditions in Antarctica and Greenland with his WindSled vehicle, whose ultimate goal is to be used for polar scientific research.