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UNICON 2018

Directors' Conference: Digital transformation and changes in organizing Executive education

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EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AT A CROSSROAD 

  • Digital transformation - New mindset for businesses and executive education
  • How artificial intelligence and technology redefine the business landscape
  • Change is the new normal

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Inspiring Extra Curricular Programme

  • Dinner with a view at Grefsenkollen
  • Polar History and Vessels at Fram museum
  • Guided Tour, Oslo

Practical information

  • Time:Wednesday, 25 April 2018 09:00 - Friday, 27 April 2018 13:00
  • Place:BI Norwegian Business School

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Registration: 
Due to limited number of participants we have to ask possible delegates to register on a waiting list. The interest to join has exceeded our expectations and we are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.

To register on the waiting list send an e-mail to Anne Hennum, anne.hennum@bi.no with details.

Price:
NOK 9500

Hotel:

For hotel booking at Radisson Blu Hotel Nydalen please use following link:  https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotelnydalen-oslo

Visa: 

Delegates from some countries may need Visa to Norway. Governmental official website only states a list of those NOT needing Visa, if you are insecure on whether you need a Visa or not please check this out here: https://www.udi.no/en/word-definitions/persons-who-do-not-need-a-visa-to-visit-norway-/ 

If you need further information about Visa or a letter of invitation, please contact Anne Hennum, anne.hennum@bi.no.

Programme

  • Time
  • Title
  • WEDNESDAY 25 APRIL - THE NORWEGIAN PERSPECTIVE, INNOVATION IN A SMALL, OPEN AND HIGH COST ECONOMY

  • Registration

  • Welcome to BI and Oslo

    Inge Jan Henjesand, President BI Norwegian Business School

    Introduction
    Ragnhild Silkoset, Professor and Dean Executive Education BI Norwegian Business School and Chair

    Innovation in Norway beyond oil and gas – future scenaries
    Hilde C. Bjørnland, Professor BI Norwegian Business School

    Sharing experiences and discussions

    Designing the digital organization
    Øystein D. Fjeldstad, Professor BI Norwegian Business School

    Sharing experiences and discussions

  • Lunch

  • Perspectives on Executive education

    Kristin Skogen Lund, Director General Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)

    Solveig Hellebust, Group Executive Vice President DNB

    Sharing experiences and discussions

    Summing up by Conference Chair
    Ragnhild Silkoset

  • Guided tour Oslo

  • Welcome Reception

    Lise Hammergren, Executive Vice President BI Norwegian Business School

  • THURSDAY 26 APRIL - LEADERSHIP CHALLENGES

  • Good morning Unicon

    Ragnhild Silkoset, Conference Chair

    Shaping Future Executive Education
    Knut Haanaes, Professor IMD and Chairman of the BI Norwegian Business School Board

    How Will Artificial Intelligence Redefine Management and Facilitation of Innovation
    Vegard Kolbjoernsrud, Assistant Professor BI Norwegian Business School and Senior Research Fellow Accenture

    How to lead the digital enterprise 
    Anders Skoe, CEO Finn.no

    Strategy as disciplined experimentation
    Vegard Kolbjørnsrud, Assistant Professor BI Norwegian Business School

    Sharing experiences and discussions

  • Buses leave for Fram Museum (Polar Museum)

  • Lunch at the Museum

    Leadership Across Physical and Conceptual Barriers
    Jan Ketil Arnulf, Professor BI Norwegian Business School

    Sharing experiences and discussions

    Guided Tour at Fram Museum

  • Back to campus - personal time

  • Buses part to Grefsenkollen and formal dinner

  • Buses return to Radisson Blu Nydalen

  • FRIDAY 27 APRIL - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Good morning Unicon

    Ragnhild Silkoset, Conference Chair

    Sustainable Innovation
    Business Speaker

    Sustainable Modernity - the Nordic Model and Beyond. A challenge to the business school agenda
    Atle Midttun, Professor BI Norwegian Business School

    Sharing experiences and discussions

    Closing remarks
    Ragnhild Silkoset, Conference Chair

  • Lunch on the go

  • Guided tour at Campus