Speakers 2013

Tore Laerdal

Tore Laerdal is Chairman of Laerdal Medical, a Norwegian family owned company that since modern lifesaving techniques were developed in 1960, has been a leading supplier of training material and therapeutic equipment for acute medicine. read more...

Erika Ilves

Erika Ilves is an innovation strategist and author on a mission to recruit more people for the ungrateful job of starting hyper-visionary ventures. read more...

Amina Sewali

Since she was the beatboxing opening act for the Spellemansprisen in 2011, Amina Sewali has toured with the dance group Frikar. She received great reviews for her performance in Aftenposten. Amina released a self-titled album in 2011 and has also released several singles. She was a guest on the popular programme "Beat for Beat" in 2012. She plays several musical instruments and is considered a promising figure in the Norwegian theatre and dance milieu. read more...

Adrian Paulsen

Adrian Paulsen is a designer, lecturer and visual thinker. As a service and systems oriented designer, his personal philosophy is be curious, think visually and continually foster alliances as well as keep focus on doing more with less. read more...

Osama Manzar

Osama Manzar is an editor, author and multi-lingual social entrepreneur spearheading the mission to overcome the information barrier between India's rural sector and the so-called developed society, through the not-for-profit organization, Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF). read more...

Lars Bratsberg

“Tomorrow’s future is today. Technology as well as its end- users move quickly and are constantly putting companies to the test every day. The modern consumer sets the bar high in countries like Norway, and many companies are far behind their consumer’s expectations”, says Lars Bratsberg, current Industry Head for Branding at Google Norway. read more...

Magnus Meisal

Magnus Øgård Meisal is a restless young entrepreneur who started his first company at 19 years old. A year later, he began studying to become a construction engineer at The University of Stavanger. He quickly became a leading figure among the student community and by the next year, he became the president of the local entrepreneurship organization Start, founded the Construction Engineers Association BIF and joined the student parliament. read more...

Null+

We are creating the concept and platform Null+ to address the need for part-time employment for young adults between 14-18 years old. read more...

Pascal Lee

Dr. Pascal Lee is a space scientist, explorer, and author. He is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Mars Institute, Senior Planetary Scientist at the SETI Institute, and Director of the NASA Haughton-Mars Project (HMP) at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, California, USA. He holds an ME in Geology and Geophysics from the University of Paris, and a PhD in Astronomy and Space Sciences from Cornell University. read more...