Urban Green Growth
We have only seen the beginning of urban growth. By 2030, the C40 megacity club may count a full 440 members. Cities act as green innovation and talent hubs - a breeding ground for ideas. When nations fail, will cities save us?
Urbanization could in principle be a strong enabler of a green, net-positive economy. But on our current trajectory, cities are growing into 'more of the old' rather than the infrastructure for a new better economy. This seminar - a collaboration between BI, UiO and IFE - gives you the theory, practical examples and opportunity for mingling to get you updated.
This seminar will be streamed at this link.
- Time:Thursday, 23 May 2019 09:00 - 16:00
- Place:BI - campus Oslo
- Price:Free. No-show fee: kr. 400,-
- Contact:Knut Myrum Næss (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Programme and presentations
- 08:15 - Registration & coffee
- 09:00 - Welcome, by Inge Jan Henjesand, President at BI
- 09:05 - Martin Stuchtey, McKinsey & Systemiq: A good disruption? for food, mobility & buildings
- 09:30 - Martha McPherson, Head of Green Economy, IIPP-UCL: A bold mission-oriented innovation, 100 carbon neutral cities by 2030
- 09:50 - Kathy Pain, Prof Reading Uni: What does “good” urban density mean?
- 10:10 - Per Gunnar Røe, Prof UiO: Architectural policies for sustainable urban growth
- 10:30 - Panel: What does 21st Century urban economics look like?
- 10:45 - Break
- 11:00 - Q-Free, CEO Håkon Volldal: Creating Intelligent Urban Transportation Systems
- 11:10 - Ocean Sun, CEO Børge Bjørneklett: Powering Cities With Floating Solar Power
- 11:20 - Zaptec, Product Man.. Filip Nag: Cloud-Connected and Scalable EV Charging Solutions
- 11:30 - Fjong, CEO Sigrun Syverud: Redefining the Way We Consume Clothes Through Urban Sharing
- 11:40 - Cenate, CEO Erik Sauar: Breakthrough in Low-Cost Batteries
- 11:50 - Vestre, CEO Jan Christian Vestre: Exporting Nordic Architecture and Design
- 12:00 - 13:10 Lunch and Mingling
- 13:10 - Truls Berg, leder Open Innovation Lab: The startup innovation ecosystems of Oslo and future development
- 13:25 - Daniel Rees, Oslo Municipality: Oslo’s innovative climate budget: how and why?
- 13:40 - Janicke Bjerkås, Fortum: Wasted opportunities – or City waste as a Climate Positive Solution?
- 13:55 - Julien Meyer, IFE: From organic waste and residues to valuable bio-based fuels and products
- 14:10 - Atle Midttun & Knut M Næss, BI: Biofuels in cities: A Tank full of paradoxes?
- 14:25 - Josefine Selj, IFE: Techno-economic modeling of urban powerhouses
- 14:40 - Panel: FutureInsights 2030 questions to speakers from participants, using slido.com
- 15:00 - Closing comments by the partnership UiO, IFE and BI
- 15:30 - End
About the Speakers