Learn how you can use sustainability for a meaningful business future. It is about seeing the opportunities of being people-centric when developing new services. It is about how you can understand and utilise aspects of sustainability and technology to achieve a sound triple bottom line – benefits for society, business and the environment. It is about an entrepreneurial mindset. It is all about embracing change. It is about employing new ways of thinking, to achieving positive socioeconomic and business effects.
An event for innovation leaders
This event is for innovation leaders and thinkers within the public and private sector that eager to understand and deploy sustainability in business development.
Sign up to attend the live streaming
The tickets to participate at the event at the offices of EGGS Design are sold out, but you can participate through the live streaming. Please sign up for the live streaming and you will receive a link to the event in advance.
08:30 - 09:00 arrival and light breakfast
09:00 - 10:30 - Presentations
Peter Munthe Kaas, Center for Design, Innovation and Sustainable Transition, Aalborg University Copenhagen At the event, we will share with you how municipalities can move towards more sustainable and holistic urban development whilst ensuring user needs. It is all about daring to experiment with the goal of learning.
Øystein Berge, Economist, Cowi What does the future of transportation and mobility in the city look like? You’ll learn about different future scenarios and suggested actions to ensure that new technologies will make cities better for its citizens and the environment. It is all about seeing transport and mobility as a service.
Beth Stensen, Leader New Services, Ruter Ruter has set the ambitious goal of being a public transport company that by 2021, helps people in Oslo have seamless everyday lives without using a privately owned car. This change in how people choose their means of transport requires a considerable change in behaviour, not only for the residents of Oslo, but also for how Ruter as a company is organised, and how the staff works. Ruter is using design thinking as the approach, and Beth will share openly and frankly how this transition is going.
10:30 - 10:45 – Break and mingling
10:45 – 12:00 - Presentations
Johan Høgåsen-Hallesby, CTO, Urban Sharing Once a start-up, now a thriving established company, Urban Sharing, the company behind the city bikes of Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen and Edinburgh will share how sustainability creates new user needs and business opportunities within urban mobility.
Helle Moen, Head of Sustainability, EGGS Design We will share with you how you can go from the talking to the walking. The sustainability goals the ultimate starting point for the design of meaningful, sustainable innovations that also mean good business. How can you use your powers to influence a more sustainable business future?
Jørgen Solstad, Business Designer, EGGS Design To round it all off we will share how designers are increasingly contributing to the design of business itself. The application of creativity to imagine new value, methodology to structure complex ecosystems, and skills to visualize desired future outcomes are imperative in the hunt for new sustainable value. At the event we will demonstrate to you how the ability of design to achieve this through the lens of the start-up Loadsmart.
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and free mingling
Attend other events at Oslo Innovation Week 2018
Oslo Innovation Week (September 24- 28,) is a DUGNAD - a collaboration of 56 events, 10.000 people and 220 speakers- all pushing the world forward by combining entrepreneurship, technology and innovation. We strongly recommend you to explore OIW's program of very interesting events and participate at some of these.
Oslo Innovation Week sets the agenda for business solutions to the UN Sustainable Development goals. Oslo Innovation Week 2018 highlights solutions that solve real global challenges through entrepreneurship, technology and innovation to push the world forward towards sustainable change. Through international collaboration between startups, corporates, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs, investors and tech experts, can we voice bold solutions that will bring the world forward.
During the week everyone is also welcome to join the official Oslo Innovation Week Afterwork at MESH in Tordenskiolds gate 4 in central Oslo every night from 6pm.