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UNICON 2018

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

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EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AT CHANGE 

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

JOIN US AT UNICON 2018


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

Registration:
Due to limited number of delegates at the conference only two participants from each school/university will be able to register. After 1 March, we will revue and adjust possibilities for extra attendees from the same school/university to register. 

Price:
NOK 9500

Hotel:
Please book hotel before 25 March: Radisson Blu Hotel Nydalen, 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 information, 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 Chairwoman

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

    Sharing experiences and discussions

    Innovation across sectors and industries – Consequences and Lifelong Learning Perspective
    Speaker TBA

    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 Chairwoman
    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 Chairwoman

    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

    Creating and Leading the Digital Enterprise
    Business speaker

    Sharing experiences and discussions

  • Buses leave for Fram Museum (Polar Museum)

  • Lunch at the Museum

    Leadership Across Physical and Conseptual 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 Chairwoman

    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 Chairwoman

  • Lunch on the go

  • Guided tour at Campus