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UK Norway Technology Partnership

Hotel Douglas, Aberdeen
24.nov 15:30 - 25.nov 12:00

Stavanger Aberdeen

You are invited to our annual business seminars and christmas tree ceremony Thursday 24th and Friday 25th November in Aberdeen. The events are organized by Greater Stavanger, Norwegian British Chamber of Commerce, Scottish Development International, City of Aberdeen and City of Stavanger in co-operation with The Norwegian Embassy in London. 

Please be aware that there is two registration links below.
Thursday 24th November

15.30: Registration for the business Seminar: Tales of two energy cities - Aberdeen and Stavanger
The Douglas Hotel
16.00: Cultural taster
Stavanger artist Hanne Vasshus

16.10: Welcome to Aberdeen
Lord Provost George Adam, Aberdeen City Council

16.20: How are we coping
Bjørg Tysdal Moe, Deputy Mayor, Stavanger Municipality

16.30: Half full or half empty A taster from the latest oil and gas survey in Aberdeen
James Bream, Research and Policy Director, Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce

16.45: Update on the Norwegian situation with a Stavanger focus
Kyrre M. Knudsen, Chief Economist, SpareBank 1 SR-Bank
17.00: How does the Aberdeen and Stavanger handle and foster entrepreneurship and innovation? 
Matthew Lockley, Business & Skill Manager, Aberdeen City Council 
17.10: Stavanger – the overview 
Kristin Reitan Husebø, CEO, Greater Stavanger

17.20: X2 Innovation center
Christian Rangen, CEO, X2 Innovation Center  
17.30: Elevator - the hub
Gordon Mackay, Elevator

17.40: Stavanger Chamber of Commerce, New Opportunities a project to foster innovation 
 Anne Woie, Policy Manager, Stavanger Chamber of Commerce

17.50: EastCoast Oil and Gas with their SubSea Power Hub 
Richard Knox, Managing Director, EastCoast Oil and Gas

Followed by drinks and networking.
19.00: Christmas tree switch-on ceremony 
20.00: Civic reception
Hosted by Lord Provost of Aberdeen - Townhouse 



Friday 25th November
The Oil and Gas opportunities and technology challenges at UKCS and NCS

08.30: Registration and coffee
09.00: Welcome to Statoil House

09.05: Statoil UK update on Mariner and Hywind 

09.30: Market challenge, cost as well as technology
Carlo Procaccini, Head of Technology, UK Oil and Gas Authority (AOG)

10.10: Technology Challenges in the North Sea and particular on the NCS
Roy Ruså, Head of Technology, Petoro

10.45: Oil and Gas Innovation Centre, Aberdeen
Ian Phillips, CEO, Oil and Gas Innovation Centre
11.00: Company presentation by CSUB, Designer and producer of subsea structures in composite materials for the O&G industry
Carl-Petter Halvorsen, VP Business Development
11.10: EastCoast Oil and Gas with their SubSea power Hub
Richard Knox, MD, EastCoast Oil and Gas

11.20: Q and A
Closing remarks    
11.30: Short walk to Village hotel for lunch at 12.00


We look forward to seeing you!