Tuesday April 18th, 10:00 – 16:30

Moderator: Linda Litlekalsøy Aase and Svein Tore Bergstuen


Registration and coffee



Marianne Wik Sætre, DNB and One Ocean Conference Steering Committee


Opening session

How can authorities, regulators, financial institutions and business accelerate a responsible ocean industry transition?

Bjørnar Selnes Skjæran, Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy

Peter Thomson, The UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean

Peter de Menocal, President and Director at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Erna Solberg, former Prime Minister of Norway ( 2013-2021), Co-chair of the High-level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy(2018-2021)

Knut Arild Hareide, Director General of Shipping and Navigation, Norwegian Maritime Authority

Synnøve Seglem, President, Norwegian Shipowners Association

Henning Beltestad, CEO, Lerøy

Beate Myking, Senior Vice President Renewable Solutions, Equinor

Jan Ole Huseby, Global Head Ocean Industries, DNB

Craig Churchill, COO, Tidal-X, a Moonshot Factory




Part II

How to transform shipping towards zero emissions

Moderator: Ada Jacobsen, CEO, Maritime CleanTech

A sustainable future for the ocean industries starts with green maritime operations. Removing emissions from shipping requires rapid green innovation and significant investments – starting now.

Harald Fotland, CEO, Odfjell
Roger Strevens, Vice President Sustainability, Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Heidi Wolden, CEO, Norled
Siv Remøy-Vangen, CEO, Norwegian Electric Systems

How to secure global renewable energy from the Ocean?

Moderator: Kai Stoltz, GCE Ocean TEchnology

The world is in critical demand for more renewable energy. The ocean offers enormous potential for secure, clean and green energy and a carbon negative future.

Per Lund, CEO, Odfjell Oceanwind
Sebastian Bringsværd, Senior Vice President, Mainstream RenewablePower
Kristin Husby Mork, Commercal Director, TechnipFMC New Energy Ventures
Johanna Myrseth Aarflot, Researcher, Institute of Marine Research

How can sustainable seafood meet future protein demand?

Moderator: Nina Stangeland, CEO, NCE Seafood innovation

With global population forecast to hit 9bn by 2030, we will need to produce at least 25% more food than today. Half of the habitable land is already used for agriculture. How can the ocean both alleviate pressure on land area and secure growing future protein demand?

Catarina Martins, Chief Technology and Sustainable Officer, Mowi
Stig Martin Fiskå, Head of AI Cognizant and Head of Cognizant Ocean, Cognizant
Matts Johansen, CEO, AkerBiomarine
Vidar Rabben, CEO, Fjord Maritime
Dag Lorents Aksnes, Professor, University of Bergen


Navigating the way forward

Closing remarks

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