ITovation Programme 27 October 2009

18 September 2009 at 14:56 1 comment

When: 27 october 2009, 3 – 6 pm
Where: Realfagbygget, R2, Gloshaugen campus, NTNU.
Chairman: Geir Øien, Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, NTNU

Torbjørn Digernes, NTNU Rector and Torbjørn Akersveen, CEO, NCEI, invite you to ITovation in

English | Norwegian | Italian | Chinese | Dutch | Russian |


Part 1: 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Welcome by Chairman

An innovative culture with multidisciplinary scientists
Per Jørgen Weisethaunet, Director, Norbit AS

Norbit is an ODM supplier of industrial electronics and an industrial entrepreneur, making industrial, spin-off, initiatives based on Norbit technology. Our fundamental strength is our capability to provide outstanding products and systems that fulfill our customer’s requirements. The products have “Norbit inside” and are branded with our partners’ or customers’ own brands. The desire to pursue excellence pervades our international team of “Champion’s league” engineers and has yielded a range of ground-breaking products within the following fields: Radar, Ultrasound, Sonar, DSRC, Navigation systems, Radio and antenna systems and Power line modems

Sensorlink – Real time monitoring for oil production and drilling
Tor Inge Waag, Technical Director Sensorlink

Sensorlink is a hi-tech company concentrating on real time monitoring of important data for oil production and drilling. One product is a non-intrusive, high precision permanent monitoring of corrosion rates of pipelines. Another product is position monitoring of a hidden piston inside the heave compensator of floating drilling platforms. Both products can be accessed in real time from offshore and onshore locations, enabling field and office teams to share data and make joint decisions quickly.

Musical Instrumentation
Jan Tro, Associate Professor, Acoustics Research Centre, Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, NTNU

4:00 – 4:45 pm Creative food and drinks-

(In Norwegian:) Lefserull med gravet ørrett og senepsaus, morrpølse,
spekeskinke, tydalsrøye med agurksalat og rømme, rørosost med urter,
rørosost med krydder, tomatsalat, pesto, tomatpesto, fruktfat, multekrem, mineralvann.

– and: ArTe by Letizia Jaccheri (NTNU), Urd Schjetne and others.

Sewing: another way of seeing

Part 2: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Artificial intelligence – Learning through imitation
Axel Tidemann, PhD Department of Computer and Information Science, NTNU

Main Speach:

Developing a successful worldwide company –  the story of Q-Free

Øyvind Isaksen, CEO and Hans Christian Bolstad, Vice President R&D, Q-Free

Q-Free has become a leading global supplier of solutions and products for road user charging and traffic surveillance. A company with approximately 300 employees and represented in 20 countries, Q-Free has become a success in the Intelligent Transport Systems market.

Join the discussion after the speach with specially invited guests, successfull innovators from the wave of entrepeneurs in Trondheim in the 1980’s.

In the panel: Jon Sletthaug (ASEV AS, Norsk nyetablering ..), Roe Strømmen (Corr-Ocean), Svein Tryggestad (Oceanor) and Hans Olav Torsen (Seatex).



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