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International SDG conference

International thinkers, politicians and business leaders will debate and share experiences to find solutions for a sustainable future. And best of all, you are invited to join us in Ålesund!

The international SDG conference will take place in Ålesund on the 01th of September 2021. The event is arranged in close cooperation with United Cities and United Future Lab Norway.  

The event includes keynotes, panel discussions, art&culture and networking!

See all the fantastic speakers further down. 

Decision makers from national authorities, businesses, professors, entrepreneurs, organisations and international thinkers will join us to share and discuss how wo create regions for the future.

And best of all; YOU are invited to listen, discuss and network. 

Program

0900 - Doors open

1000 - Grand opening
Fargespill and Brazz Brothers

1015 - Opening speech
Eva Vinje Aurdal (Mayor Ålesund municipality),Jim Arve Røssevoll (Mayor Sula municipality), Tove-Lise Torve (Mayor Møre og Romsdal county)

1025 - United Cities - 10 000 cities net zero by 2030, how do we do it?
Kari Aina Eik (Head of OiER / United Cities), Joel Mills (CEO Augment City), Mathis Grimstad (CEO Stor-Oslo Eiendom), Stine Lise Hattestad (Partner KPMG), Kristian Mjøen (Head of Centre for Sustainable Development in Trondheim), Amber Nystrom (Board director SDG Impact fund)


1200 - Decade of the ocean
Sissel Rogne (Managing Director, Institute for marine research), Ali Tabrizi (Director Seaspiracy), Kim Gabrielli (Excecutive director, UN Global Compact Norge), Lena Nymark (Artist), Ole Rasmus Øvretveit (CEO Initiativ Vest), Marte Ellingsen Tyldum (Director of Sustainability, Kongsberg Maritime), Erik Giercksky (Head of Sustainable Ocean Business)


1315 - Lunch

1400 - The future of energy
Tilda Persson (Om i morgen), Erik Espeset (CEO TAFJORD), Johan Einar Hustad (Director NTNU Energy), Janne Wallenius (CEO LeadCold Reactors)

1515 - A glimpse of utopia
Hongqi Guo (Founding Partner Yitong Design), Bent Erik Myrvoll (Artist), Nikolaj Sveistrup (Assosiated partner CIFS), Marielle Furnes Mannseth (CEO United Future Lab Norway), Hermann Siggerud (Vice President The National Union of Students in Norway), Annik Magerholm Fet (NTNU)

1630 - Politisk debatt m/ NRK og Sunnmørsposten

1730 - End

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Speakers will be updated continously

Ali Tabrizi

Ali Tabrizi

Director

Seaspiracy

Kari Aina Eik

Kari Aina Eik

Secretary General and head of United Cities

OIER

Stine Lise Hattestad

Stine Lise Hattestad

Partner

Pure Sustainability at KPMG

Hongqi Guo

Hongqi Guo

Founding Partner / Design Director

Yitong Design

Tilda Persson

Tilda Persson

Head of communication

Om i morgen

Kim Noguera Gabrielli

Kim Noguera Gabrielli

Executive Director

UN Global Compact Norge

Amber Nystrom

Amber Nystrom

Board director

SDG Impact fund

Sissel Rogne

Sissel Rogne

Managing Director

Institute of Marine Research

Erik Espeset

Erik Espeset

CEO

TAFJORD

Bent Erik Myrvoll

Bent Erik Myrvoll

Artist

Arena artist The North West 2021

Mathis Grimstad

Mathis Grimstad

CEO

Stor-Oslo Eiendom

Joel Mills

Joel Mills

CEO

Offshore Simulator Center / Augment City

Annik Magerholm Fet

Annik Magerholm Fet

Vice rector and Dr. Prof

Norwegian University of Technology and Science

Kristian Mjøen

Kristian Mjøen

Head

Centre for Sustainable Development in Trondheim

Nikolaj Sveistrup

Nikolaj Sveistrup

Assosiated partner

Copenhagen Institute For Future Studies

Lena Nymark

Lena Nymark

Artist
Eva Vinje Aurdal

Eva Vinje Aurdal

Mayor

Municipality of Ålesund

Johan Einar Hustad

Johan Einar Hustad

Director

NTNU Energy

Janne Wallenius

Janne Wallenius

CEO

LeadCold Reactors

Ole Rasmus Øvretveit

Ole Rasmus Øvretveit

CEO

Initiativ Vest

Gjermund Kvernmo Langset

Gjermund Kvernmo Langset

CEO

The North West

Marielle Furnes Mannseth

Marielle Furnes Mannseth

CEO

United Future Lab Norway

Fargespill

Fargespill

Ålesund
The Brazz Brothers

The Brazz Brothers

Herman Siggerud

Herman Siggerud

Vice presient

The National Union of Students in Norway

Marte Ellingsen Tyldum

Marte Ellingsen Tyldum

Director of Sustainability

Kongsberg Maritime

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