Oslo Project Symposium

PMI Talent Triangle

PMI Talent Triangle

August 26th to August 27th 2019

The Symposium programme is designed round the 3 facets of the PMI Talent Triangle, which is a combination of technical, leadership, and strategic and business management expertise.

The Political and Economic Impact of Large Projects

National Scale Quantum Leap Projects
Meeting room: Sophus Lie Auditorium

12.00 - 12.30: Registration

12.30 - 13.30: Lunch

13.30 - 13.40: Opening address by Merete Munch Lange, Mentor PMI EMEA and Past President of PMI Norway Chapter. Presentation of the Oslo Project Symposium Master of Ceremonies Morten Duesund, President of PMI Norway Chapter

13.40 - 14.20: How can Altinn make an impact on the necessary transformation of the Norwegian public sector? - Cathrine Holten, Director of Digital Services, Brønnøysund Register Centre

14.20 - 15.00: Johan Sverdrup Oil Field Development; The Making of a Giant - Johan Reenskaug, Project Director, Aker Solutions ASA

15.00 - 15.20: Break

15.20 - 16.00: Megaprojects, Overruns, and Value Creation: Lessons from Crossrail London - Nuno Gil, Professor of Civil Engineering, Manchester University UK

16.00 - 16.40: The Motorway Construction Remake Business Model – Ingrid Dahl Hovland, CEO, Nye Veier AS

16.40 - 17.10: Infrastructure Challenges Equal Economic Opportunities; The Ambassador of the United States of America, Rear Admiral Kenneth J. Braithwaite, United States Navy (Retired)

17.10 - 17.25: Presentation of two awards; Project Leader of the Year and Aspiring Project Leader of the Year

17.25 Close of day one of the Symposium; Proceed on foot 700 meters to the pier for the Fjord Cruise. The boat SS Vollan is berthed at Rådhusbrygge/pier no 2 by the Town Hall

18.30 - 23.00: Fjord Cruise including sightseeing on the Oslo Fjord, and a seafood buffet. Make sure you arrive punctually as the SS Vollan leaves the pier at 18.30. Bring a warm jacket and suitable footwear.


Track One: Mindblowing Green Energy Projects

Track Two: Infrastructure Breakthrough Projects

09.00-09.30 Coffee

Track One Green Energy (Sophus Lie Auditorium) Track Two Infrastructure (Birkeland Eyde meeting room)
09.30-10.15: Building the Hywind Windfarm offshore Scotland - Leif Delp, Technology Manager Floating Offshore Wind, Equinor ASA 09.30-10.15: Motorways, Road Planning and Execution in the UK, an overview - Maria Gil, Project Governance and Assurance Manager, North West Regional Investment Programme, Highways England
10.15-10.45: Break 10.15-10.45: Break
10.45-11.25: The Dramatic History of the Hoover Dam Construction – Mike Palladino, Head DCM, Agile Methods Center of Excellence at Bristol-Myers Squibb, USA 10.45-11.25: Planning and Execution of a $ 5 Billion Aluminium Project in Qatar - Challenges and Local Impact - Erik Smith, Project Director, Norsk Hydro ASA
11.30-12.10: The Impacts of Solar Energy Farms in Emerging Economies - Roar Haugland, Executive Vice President, SCATEC SOLAR ASA 11.30-12.10: The Importance of The New Munch Museum in a City Development Perspective - Hans Hagby, Director, Building & Real Estate, ÅF Advansia AS

Plenary Closing Session (Sophus Lie Auditorium):

12.10 - 12.30: Closing Address and Wrap-up - The Impact of Professional Project Management on Swedish Projects - Matthias Georgson Petrén, Past President PMI Sweden Chapter 

12.30 - 13.30: The Symposium closes with lunch


Photo: Ingeniørenes Hus