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When?

23 - 24
September
2015

Who?

Leading urban experts from all over the world, sharing their knowledge and ideas for cities of the future.

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Where?

Folketeateret
Oslo
Norway

What is Oslo Urban Arena?

Oslo Urban Arena is dedicated to identify urban solutions connected to a variety of urban topics, amongst them entrepreneurship, smart cities, retail, resilient cities, music/fashion, functional regions, shared economy, multiculturalism, infrastructure and participatory democracy. By connecting and re-arranging these topics, Oslo Urban Arena creates an array where complexity is handled in order to give life to different strata of new urban solutions.

Speakers

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Kjell A. Nordström

Author and economist

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Kjell A. Nordström

  • Author and economist

Dr. Kjell A. Nordström has 20 years of experience of working with multinational companies and has served as an advisor/consultant to several large multinationals throughout the world.

Dr. Nordström holds a doctoral degree in International Business from the Stockholm School of Economics. His research and consulting focus is on the areas of corporate strategy, multinational corporations and globalization. Kjell Nordström has published three books and numerous articles on the internationalization process of firms.

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Martin Boisen

Urban geographer

Phønix panel

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Martin Boisen

  • Urban geographer
  • Phønix panel

Martin Boisen is an urban geographer and the devils advocate. He specialized in the marketing and branding of places as instruments for urban and regional governance. As a researcher and lecturer he is involved in the establishment of place branding and place marketing as an academic topic. As an advisor he’s been involved in more than 50 projects spanning small rural towns to large metropolitan areas and interreg projects. He’s been to more than 600 towns and cities and is keen to visit more. Martin is also the founder of Phønix, the international place branding panel.

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Brent Toderian

Urban Designer

TODERIAN UrbanWORKS

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Brent Toderian

  • Urban Designer
  • TODERIAN UrbanWORKS

Brent Toderian, TODERIAN Urban Works, is a passionate practitioner and advocate for creative, vibrant city-building, with over 21 years of experience in advanced urbanism, city planning and urban design. Brent is the founding President of the Council for Canadian Urbanism (CanU), a regular radio columnist on “City-Making” with CBC Radio, a member of ULI BC’s Advisory Board and many other bodies related to cities, and a regular writer with the Huffington Post, Atlantic Cities, Planetizen and SPACING. He is a highly sought-after international speaker, teacher and collaborator on issues of advanced urbanism.

Read more: TODERIAN UrbanWORKS

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Contact

Project managers:
Oslo Metropolitan Area
Erling Fossen
erling@fossen.as
+47 907 54 954

NE kunnskap
Cecilie Helen Walle
cecilie@ne.no
+47 994 46 188

Information regarding exhibitors

NE kunnskap
Cecilie Helen Walle
cecilie@ne.no
+47 994 46 188

About Oslo Urban Arena

Created and hosted by NE kunnskap and Oslo Metropolitan Area in cooperation with partners from the Oslo Region Alliance and Oslo Business Region.