SPEAKERS 2017

Rives
Rives

If you’ve ever watched a TED Conference, TEDActive or TEDYouth talk, you should have a good idea of just how captivating Rives is as a host. If you haven’t, this is an excellent opportunity to find out!

Kalle Moene
Kalle Moene

An economist with a twist, an original thinker with a pen. Interested in numbers, and in people too.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Has the progress of modern world and simultaneous occurrence of too many things made our planet too full for seven and half billion people? Is this a different kind of overheating?

Øyvind Hellan
Øyvind Hellan

What do nations do when they have a critical lack of space and need more area?
Build upwards in the air.
Build downwards under dry land and the seabed.
Build outwards and exploit the sea surface.

Henrik Syse
Henrik Syse

Have you ever met a Nobel Peace Prize winner? We’ve heard it’s difficult to do and while we can’t help you meet one, we can introduce you to a man who plays a very big role in choosing the winners.

Erney Mattsson
Erney Mattsson

Surgeon, inventor, poet, tango dancer, teacher and lifelong learner, this man defies easy categorisation.

Guro Sollien Eriksrud

Even in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, social differences are huge and the most vulnerable individuals often fall through the welfare net.

Hilde Opoku

Technological solutions to many environmental problems exist already, but political and social solutions are still missing.

Øystein Baadsvik

The world’s current leading tuba player and a YouTube sensation with over 4 million views, Øystein Baadsvik is the only tuba virtuoso to have carved out a career exclusively as a soloist.

Ulla Sommerfelt

An experienced leader and entrepreneur at heart, tech enthusiast and business angel, mother of three, occasional-blogger and self-proclaimed foodie, Ulla is nothing short of superwoman!

Svein Harald Holmen

Oftentimes in coastal communities, when industries move out and businesses contract, populations decline and communities are left to decay, what does it take to inject life back into such places?

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