Oslo Business Forum 22

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Everything you need to know before attending Oslo Business Forum 2022, either as a physical or digital attendee. 

Location: Nova Spektrum, Lillestrøm
Date: 21 - 22. September, 2022
Where to find your tickets: You will receive the ticket(s) by email or/and SMS closer to the event. If you have any questions, please reach out to info@obforum.no

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Oslo Business Forum 2022

Agenda

Times are in GMT+1

Disclaimer: We reserve the right to make changes to the agenda.

Main Stage

Networking Break

VIP

10:00

Doors open

11:00 - 12:00

VIP Session

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11:00 60 min
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'When Digital Becomes Human'

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Steven Van Belleghem
11:00 60 min

'When Digital Becomes Human'

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Steven Van Belleghem

Networking Break

12:00 - 13:00

Networking Area

Lunch & Fireside Stage

Session 1

13:00 - 14:30

Main Stage

The Big Picture
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13:00 10 min
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Opening Show

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Lillian Kretz
13:00 10 min

Opening Show

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Lillian Kretz
13:15 30 min
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'The Offer You Can't Refuse'

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Steven Van Belleghem
13:15 30 min

'The Offer You Can't Refuse'

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Steven Van Belleghem
13:45 15 min
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'The Demand for Change for Future-Focused Leaders'

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Lise Klaveness
13:45 15 min

'The Demand for Change for Future-Focused Leaders'

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Lise Klaveness
14:00 30 min
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'How to Deal With Uncertainty'

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Peter Warren
14:00 30 min

'How to Deal With Uncertainty'

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Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Peter Warren

Networking Break

14:30 - 15:30

Networking Area

Servings & Fireside Stage

Session 2

15:30 - 17:00

Main Stage

Culture
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15:30 45 min
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'Tools for Maximizing Your Success'

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Carla Harris
15:30 45 min

'Tools for Maximizing Your Success'

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Carla Harris
16:15 45 min
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TBA

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16:15 45 min

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Afterwork

17:00 - 18:30

Networking Area

Drinks, Networking & Entertainment
18:30 - 21:00

VIP Dinner

Wednesday, September 21

14:00 - 14:30

Main Stage

'How to Deal With Uncertainty'

Nassim Taleb is a world-renowned statistician, trader and author whose primary research and experience lies in randomness, probability, and uncertainty. He spent 21 years as a risk taker (quantitative trader) before becoming a world-famous researcher in philosophical, mathematical and (mostly) practical problems with probability.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to prepare your business for the uncertainty of the future and change
  • How to find out what type and how much risk to take
  • Why you need to focus more on what doesn't work, than what does
Wednesday, September 21

15:30 - 16:15

Main Stage

'Tools for Maximizing Your Success'

Carla Harris is a former Vice Chairman, Wealth Management, Managing Director, and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley, and was responsible for increasing client connectivity and penetration to enhance revenue generation across the firm.

In this session you will learn:

  • What proven strategies can you learn from her success on Wall Street
  • Why is the power of perception crucial in the workplace
  • How authenticity plays a key role for you as a leader
Thursday, September 22

10:05 - 10:50

Main Stage

'The Most Important Skills for the Future of Work'

Professor Yuval Noah Harari is the author of international bestsellers Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, as well as the forthcoming 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (out September 2018).

He is currently a lecturer at the Department of History, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Harari originally specialised in world history, medieval history and military history. His current research focuses on macro-historical questions.

In this session you will learn:

  • How our model of work will change within the next years
  • Which skills are required to thrive in the 21st century
  • How new technologies will affect work in the future
Thursday, September 22

10:50 - 11:30

Main Stage

'How to Eliminate Bureaucracy'

Martin Lindström his recognized as one of the world’s leading business, branding, and culture transformation experts.
His cutting-edge research in behavioral psychology and his New York Times-bestselling books are reshaping how organizations approach innovation, culture, and business transformation.

Martin Lindström is the founder and chairman of Lindstrom Company, the world’s leading brand & culture transformation group, operating across five continents and more than 30 countries.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to utilize common sense to improve your business
  • How to instantly remove unproductive BS
  • How to avoid becoming victims of bureaucracy when scaling
Thursday, September 22

13:00 - 13:50

Main Stage

'Creating a Fearless Organization'

Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School. She's a renowned expert on organizational learning and leadership and the #1 ranked thinker in the world by Thinkers50 (2021).

She studies teaming, psychological safety and organizational learning, and her articles have been published in numerous academic and management outlets, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Harvard Business Review and California Management Review.

Her most recent book, “The Fearless Organization,” offers a practical guide for organizations serious about success in the modern economy and has been translated into 11 languages.

In this session you will learn:

  • How psychological safety leads to high performance
  • How your leadership style affects your team
  • Why the bad ideas are also a key part to succeed
Thursday, September 22

15:20 - 16:00

Main Stage

'Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity'

American computer engineer and programmer who founded Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.) with Steve Jobs

A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer Inc. with Wozniak’s Apple I personal computer.

Steve currently serves as Chief Scientist for Fusion-IO and is a published author with the release of his New York Times best selling autobiography, iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon, in September 2006 by Norton Publishing.

In this session you will learn:

  • How to make the products and services that lasts
  • What ethical discussions are important to consider about technology
  • Why encouraging learning and questioning should be default in all companies