Events Sustaining High Tech and Creative Industries

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  • STARTMar 12th - 7:00pm

  • ENDMar 12th - 9:00pm

  • VENUEHouse of Scandinavia

Sustaining High Tech and Creative Industries

Agile cities with populations below 1 million are becoming global leaders in creativity and innovation. Norwegian cities are leveraging these attributes and providing a foundation for entrepreneurs to launch successful companies. Learn more about the diverse and imaginative ways cities and regions in Norway are impacting and redefining the meaning of a sustainable community.

Moderator: Jaya Tomlinson, City of Trondheim

Program

Welcome and Introduction

Øyvind Laderud, Business Advisor, Business Region Kristiansand
Jim Butler, Creative Industries Manager, City of Austin

Leveraging Creativity and Innovation – the Austin Example

Mitch Jacobson, Director, Austin Technology Incubator
Ben Ramirez, Executive Director, International Trade Center, World Affairs Council of Austin
Kevin Koym, CEO, Tech Ranch

Norway`s Innovation Scene

Norway’s unique innovation culture and scene
Gro Eirin Dyrnes, Director, Innovation Norway San Francisco & Silicon Valley

Creative Industries Demos

Highlighted initiatives from Norwegian cities

  • Requestify (Stavanger)
  • SunSense (Kristiansand)
  • Sounds Good (Trondheim)
  • Telaris (Kristiansand)
  • Oiid (Trondheim)

Details

Date:
March 12, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Organizer

World Affairs Council Austin
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Venue

House of Scandinavia
340 E. Second Street, Austin, TX, 78701, United States.
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