Christina Bu (NO) – Norwegian EV Association

Christina Bu is Secretary General of the Norwegian EV Association. Ms. Bu has for the last nine years been leading Norsk elbilforening (the Norwegian EV Association). As an expert on electric mobility Ms. Bu is frequently meeting with OEMs and advising politicians and government bodies from different bodies. She has been a…

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Edgeir Vårdal Aksnes

Edgeir Vårdal Aksnes (NO) – Tibber

Norwegian computer scientist Edgeir Vårdal Aksnes is the CEO and founder of Tibber, the world’s first digital energy consumer service. Previously he held the position as as CEO of Enoro Norway, the leading provider of software to electric utilities. Edgeir started his career during his studies as co-founder of the startup Deriga…

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Portrait of Winfried Herman

Winfried Hermann (DE) – Baden-Württemberg Government

Winfried Herman was born 19th July 1952 and grew up in Rotterburg am Neckar in Southwest Germany. He is a member of the Green party, and served as an MP of the German Bundestag from 1998 to 2011. Since 2011 he has been State Minister of Transport in the government of the…

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Steven Dorresteijn (NL) – ABB

Steven Dorresteijn is Sales Manager Europe at ABB Product Group EV Charging Infrastructure. He started his career at Royal Philips Electronics, Display Components in 1983 in the production of picture tubes in Eindhoven. In his almost 25 years at Philips, Mr. Dorresteijn has held several positions as e.g. Factory manager, Senior Product…

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Stein Nilsen (NO) – Widerøe AS

Stein Nilsen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Widerøe AS, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia – with a staff of 3,000 and a turnover of NOK 3.5 billion. The company carries around 2.8 million passengers annually and flies to 46 domestic and international destinations.Widerøe operates more than 450 flights every day and…

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Siv Hatlen Heimdal (NO)

Norwegian Agricultural Cooperatives Siv Heimdal is the digital communications manager at the Norwegian Agricultural Cooperatives and will host the session Electrifying agriculture. Heimdal thinks Norwegian agriculture is in a unique position to be leading the electricity revolution in farming. Most Norwegian farmers are digital first movers, they invest in precision machines and…

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Sharon Dijksma (NL)

Alderman City of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Sharon Dijksma (1971) is a Dutch politician and member of the ‘Partij van de Arbeid’. (Labour party). She studied law at the University of Groningen and public administration at the University of Twente. Ms. Dijksma began her political career in 1991 with the Young Socialists, where she…

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Pia Meling (NO)

Massterly Wilhelmsen and Kongsberg have joined forces to take the next step in autonomous shipping. These two strong and innovative companies each own 50% of Massterly AS, which started operations on 1st September 2018. Massterly will offer services for the customers’ entire value chain for autonomous ships; from vessel design and approval…

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Odd Richard Valmot (NO)

Teknisk Ukeblad Richard Valmot is a Norwegian technology journalist at Teknisk Ukeblad (Technical Weekly). He has a master of science and has been with the magazine for 22 years. He started as editor for IT, but now covers most technologies and sciences, with a special interest for electrification and telecom.  

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Olav Madland (NO)

Applied Autonomy Olav Madland introduced self-driving vehicles to Norway in the spring of 2016 and has performed more than 20 demonstration of autonomous minibuses at different locations around Norway already. Olav has been a speaker and motivator for Autonomous transport solutions in Norway at many levels, for Government, universities and ITS Norway….

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