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  • Næringslivets Hus Middelthunsgate 27, Majorstuen Oslo Norway (map)

On the occasion of the State Visit of His Excellency Mr. Andrej Kiska the President of the Slovak Republic.



Moderator: Jan Edøy, Director of Oslo region Europakontor (ORE) - tbc

12:00 - 12:30 Registration, light lunch

12:30 - 12:35 Opening speech
Mr. Arvid Moss, President of NHO

12:35 - 13:00 Doing Business in Slovakia
Ms. Stanislava Plascencia Lubinová, Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency SARIO

13:00 – 13:20 Presentation of the EEA and Norway Grants
Ms. Eli Bleie Munkelien, Director Business Partnerships and EEA and Norway Grants, Innovation Norway
Mr. Jaroslav Mojžiš, Director of the Department of EEA and Norway Grants, Government Office of the Slovak Republic

13:20 – 14:40 Sharing of the Best practices from Norway and Slovakia (separate panels)

Happy Smart Cities
Mr. Miloslav Jurík, Chairman of the Smart cities Klub

Big Data in Smart Cities
Mr. Mário Lelovský, Vice president of the Slovak IT Association ITAS

Renewable Energy and Technology in Oslo, Green Visits, Norway
Ms. Mali Hole Skogen, Director OREEC

Solar energy in Norway and around the world
Mr. Klas Olov Ljungberg, Head of Solar and Smart Grids, Multiconsult stiller

World leading technology for a Circular Economy
Marianne Reime, Head of Circular Economy, OREEC

Norsk Hydro - Energy efficiency
Mr. Arvid Moss, Executive Vice President of Norsk Hydro

14:40 - 15:20 State of play (Smart cities - Strategies, Visions)
Mr. Rastislav Chovanec, State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic
Mr. Paul Chaffey, State Secretary of the Norwegian Ministry of Local government and Modernization

15:30 - 16:00 Arrival of HE President Andrej Kiska and HM the King at NHO

Official welcome - Mr. Arvid Moss, President of NHO
Summary – Mr. Jan Edøy, Director of Oslo region Europakontor
Speech/Closing remarks by the President of the Slovak Republic

16:00 - 16:30 Networking

Sponsors and Partners:

Earlier Event: June 4
EU Sustainable Energy Week 
Later Event: June 6
Go Global Finland