Programme

The Xynteo Exchange 2019 was held on 9-10 October, in Oslo.

 

Day One
09 October
0800 - 0845
Doors Open

Skur 13,  Filipstadveien 3, 0250 Oslo

0845 - 1015
Square 1 - 'We need to grow differently'

We’ve seen a remarkable acceleration in global challenges over the past year. What’s driving these radical shifts?

Sessions:

1015 - 1200
Marketplace

Impact entrepreneurs showcase and compete for the Impact Maker Award, plus a mix of Master Classes and a centre stage for new voices to show how they’re solving for ‘X’.

  • 1030 - 1050 Master Class: Essential principles of communication for meaningful interactions with Vânia Bueno Cury
  • 1100 - 1140 Talks on 'how I'm solving for X', from some of our Impact Maker finalists below:
  1. How I am solving the integration of the informal sector into the formal waste-collection and recycling supply chain in India, Siddharth Hande, CEO, Kabadiwalla Connect
  2. How I am solving women’s access to capital in Ecuador, Ana Monteverde, Co-founder, Mujeres Wow
  3. How I am solving the waste of a precious fruit in Botswana, Bonolo Beverley Monthe, CEO, Maungo Crafts
  4. How I am solving the lack of compelling stories through data, Alexandra Pittman, CEO, Impact Mapper
1200 - 1230
Transfer to Studios
1230 - 1730
Studios Round 1

6 simultaneous open innovation workshops kick-off across the city of Oslo:

Find out more about the 2019 Studios here.

1730 - 1800
Transfer to Skur13
1800 - 1915
Square 2 – ‘We need to lead differently’

We’ll examine unlikely heroes who have taken a stand for what they believe in, and have done something about it.

Sessions:

  • A protopian future: Creating a tomorrow that’s better than today, better than yesterday. 
    Speakers: Monika Bielskyte
  • Navigating what ifs: How can we convert hopeful realism into practical leadership decisions?
    Speakers: Harry Brekelmans, Prime Minister Erna Solberg
  • Unlikely heroes: A panel of unlikely heroes help clarify the convictions, sacrifices and impact we need to lead differently. 
    Speakers: Johann Olav Koss, Strive Masiyiwa, Nada Ahmed
  • Cultural slam: A poetic remix to heighten our visual and audio senses
    Performers: Fredrik Høyer + Bendik Baksaas.                                                                                                       
1915 - 2100
Dinner social

A lively social to kick back and relax after a long day!

Day Two
10 October
0800 - 0830
Doors Open

(Note: we begin day 2 at the six Studios)

0830 - 1300
Studios Round 2

6 simultaneous open innovation workshops work on solutions across the city of Oslo. Find out more about the 2019 Studios here.

1300 - 1330
Transfer to Skur13
1330 - 1500
Marketplace

Impact entrepreneurs showcase and compete for the Impact Maker Award, plus a mix of Master Classes and a centre stage for new voices to show how they’re solving ‘X’. Find out more about the 2019 Marketplace here.

  • 1345 - 53 How I am solving the waste epidemic in Indian mega-cities, Nivedah RM, CEO, TrashCon
  • 1400 - 20 Master Class: Turning complex ideas into beautiful and simple structures with Kjetil Thorsen
  • 1420 - 27 How I am solving women entrepreneurs’ roadblocks, Jen Lee Koss, CEO, Brika
  • 1430 - 50 Master Class: Becoming a more mindful leader with Bob Thurman
  • Announcement on the two winners of the 'Nordea Ideas Award'
1500 - 1600
Square 3 - 'We must combine forces'

We are at our most powerful when we work together across industries, sectors and borders.

Sessions:

Locations

Taj West End
25, Race Course Rd, High Grounds
Bangalore 560001
India

University of Oslo
Karl Johans gate 47
0162 Oslo
Norway

Røverstaden
Munkedamsveien 15
0250 Oslo
Norway

Henie Onstad
Sonja Henies vei 31, Høvikodden
1311 Oslo
Norway

DNVGL HG
Veritasveien 1, 1363 Høvik, Norway
Building 3
1363 Oslo
Norway

City Hall
Rådhusplassen 1
0037 Oslo
Norway

Skur 13
Filipstadveien 3
0250 Oslo
Norway