Marks & Clerk are excited to host the UT Conference 2023 on 15-17 November 2023 at our London office in partnership with the UT Prosjektet, Goodwille, Sparebank 1 SMN and SpareBank 1 Regnskapshuset SMN.
Expect discussions from a number of exciting technology companies from Mid-Norway and have the chance to network and learn from relevant organisations, investors, government officials.
The conference is by invitation only and free of cost for the participants. Please contact the UT Prosjektet here if you are interested in attending.
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM - IP, AI and digitalization seminar (TA-I) with Marks & Clerk
10:00 AM - Registration and coffee/tea at Marks & Clerk (Address: 15 Fetter Lane).
10.40 AM - Matthew Pinney (Partner - EP & UK Patent Attorney) from Marks & Clerk welcome the audience.
11:00 AM - The Ocean Autonomy Cluster in Trondheim is Norway’s leading hub for expertise on ocean autonomy, and they have international ambitions by Frode Halvorsen (Cluster Manager, Ocean Autonomy Cluster).
11:10 AM - Maritime Robotics is a leading company in enabling ocean space autonomy in a global market. What has been their success factors and what is the way forward by Vegard Evjen Hovstein (CEO, Maritime Robotics).
11:35 AM - Coffee/tea and networking.
12:00 PM - What does it take to build a strong international company. Elise Skogrand (Advisor, Pitch Studio) and Anette Skjegstad (Strategic Advisor, Pitch Studio) are experts in building strong international brands for scale-ups.
12:20 PM - Eksfin and Sparebank 1 SMN are launching a cooperation, offering financing to SME’s for export and internationalisation activities by Vibeke Schei Solberg (Regional Head Business Banking, SpareBank 1 SMN).
12:40 PM - Julian Walker (CEO, Celsius Productions) will talk about how money and the right connections can change your business in the UK.
1:00 PM - Lunch and networking.
1:30 PM - A Norwegian that managed large companies in the UK, now work with scale-ups. How can you succeed in the journey from Norway to UK? by Philip Rambech (Founder, Aries Consulting).
2:10 PM - How to create a sustainable and profitable business when expanding globally by Ben Brabyn (Director, Business Developer and Strategic Advisor).
2:30 PM - Coffee/tea and networking.
3:00 PM - Equinor is developing the world’s largest wind farm, Dogger Bank in the UK. Kamala Hajiyeva (Vice President - Head of Dogger Bank Development, Equinor UK ) is in charge of the wind farm and will present the project.
3:20 PM - UK launch challenges by Kevin Rutter (CEO, Goodwille).
3:40 PM - Panel discussion on doing business in the UK and globally with today’s global challenges. The panel consist of Kevin Rutter, Philip Rambech, Julian Walker and Ben Brabyn and Benjamin Webb (CEO, Deliberate PR). The panel discussion is lead by Vegard.
4:10 PM - Summary by Vegard and Willy.
4:30 PM - Socializing in the pub Editor’s Tap.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Individual meetings.