Fullt! Agder-India Business Seminar

Fullt! Agder-India Business Seminar
Torsdag 29. februar
08:30 - 13:00
Dronningens gate 2
Påmeldingsfrist: 28.02.2024
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Fullt! Agder-India Business Seminar

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India is one of the world's fastest-growing economies and became in 2023 the country with the largest population in the world. India will have increasing importance for Norwegian business in the years to come, both as a production country, export market, and as a provider of technological expertise.

"There are significant opportunities for Norwegian technology and Norwegian investments, especially within clean energy, green maritime industry, and circular economy. These are also areas where India has great ambitions." , says Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre.

Agder with its strategic location near the big European market, and a world-leading industrial and offshore sector, the region has long been one of Norway's leading export regions.

Why should you attend?
  • Explore India as an international market and discover new business and investment opportunities in India
  • Gain experience from Norwegian companies operating businesses in India today and establish new business relations
  • Discover opportunities for recruiting bright students from world-class universities in India
  • Get practical information about the opportunities for doing business in India and how
  • Insight on upcoming activities to strengthen the cooperation between Agder and India

Meet the speakers
  • Listen to Anshul Lalit, Head of Product Ecosystem & Transformation at Kongsberg Digital
  • Listen to Loveleen Rihel Brenna, Author, innovator, and the founder of SEEMA AS – Center for Diversity Management

Target Audience
This seminar is suitable for all businesses looking to explore market opportunities or in search of suppliers in the Indian market, especially businesses within technology, clean energy, green maritime industry, and circular economy.

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08:30 Breakfast and Networking Opportunities

09:00 Opening Insights
  • Tine Sundtoft, County Executive of Agder
  • Dr. Acquino Vimal, Ambassador of India to Norway
  • Hans Jacob Frydenlund, Former Ambassador of Norway to India
MODERATOR: Kamilla Sharma

“Overall Economic Perspective of India and Norway”
Bård Ola Tjønneland, Economist, NHO

09.40 Part 1: Business Activities and Opportunities in India

“How does NICCI Promote Business Relations Between Norway and India?”
Helge Tryti, Chairperson of the Board, NICCI

“Doing business in India”
Preben Aakermann, Senior Client Executive, Eksfin  
Cristian Valdes Carter, Director of Innovation Norway in India

Networking Break

10:30 Part 2: Business Collaboration Insights

“Strategic Harmony & Future Trends: Energizing India-Norway Innovation”
Anshul Lalit, Head of Product Ecosystem & Transformation, Kongsberg Digital

11:00 Part 3: Business Collaboration and Competence Recruitment

"Earn While You Learn” – Building A Sustainable Model for Student Exchange Between Norway and India
Pål Grandal, Administrative Leader CAIR – Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research
Robert Kristiansen + Student, Founder of Semine

"Power of Diversity Leadership”
Loveleen Rihel Brenna, Founder of Seema

Panel Discussion: Exploring Business Opportunities and Collaboration Possibilities. Panel moderator is Kamilla Sharma. 
  • Hans Jacob Frydenlund
  • Helge Tryti
  • Anshul Lalit

12:15 Lunch and networking opportunities
Anshul Lalit

Anshul Lalit

Head of Product Ecosystem & Transformation
Dr. Acquino Vimal

Dr. Acquino Vimal

Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Norway
Loveleen Rihel Brenna

Loveleen Rihel Brenna

Founder of Seema
Helge Tryti

Helge Tryti

Chairperson of the Board, NICCI
Tine Sundtoft

Tine Sundtoft

County Executive of Agder County
Kamilla Sharma

Kamilla Sharma

Director of Market, Services, and Regulation at the National Communications Authority
Pål Grandal

Pål Grandal

Administrative Leader CAIR Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research UiA
Bård Ola Tjønneland

Bård Ola Tjønneland

Economist, NHO
Robert Kristiansen

Robert Kristiansen

Founder of Semine
Hans Jacob Frydenlund

Hans Jacob Frydenlund

Former Ambassador of Norway to India
Preben Aakermann

Preben Aakermann

Senior Client Executive, Eksfin
Cristian Valdes Carter

Cristian Valdes Carter

Director of Innovation Norway in India