Start timeTuesday, September 17, 2019 8:30 AM
LocationAkershus Fortress (Oslo)
Event typeConference

Army Summit

The Norwegian Army hosts the annual Army Summit in Oslo. Key speakers discuss the future of military conflicts, technology and challenges.

Theme for 2019:
Land power in NATO – Past, Present, Future

The annual conference Army Summit will be held in Oslo on 17 September 2019. Download this year's programme and information on past events from the menu below.

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Army Summit 2018Army Summit 2018 <p class="forsvaretElement-p"><span lang="EN-GB">The Army Summit 2018 was held in Oslo 18th September. With a record high number of participants and high expertise on stage the theme Land power in the High North and Arctic was debated from several angles. </span><span lang="EN-GB"><br></span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><span lang="EN-GB">Click on the links below to watch the full conference video, see the presentations, access all official photos and get a summary of the Summit media coverage. <br></span></p><h2 class="forsvaretElement-H2"><span lang="EN-GB">See the full Army Summit, and all speakers in the video below. <br></span></h2><div class="ms-rtestate-read ms-rte-embedcode ms-rte-embedil ms-rtestate-notify" unselectable="on"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/tPkkwwSmsAw" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><span lang="EN-GB"><br></span></p><ul><li><span lang="EN-GB"></span><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/Army%20Summit%202018%20FINAL%20programme.pdf">Full programme (PDF)</a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/Klippmappe%20Army%20Summit.pdf">Media Coverage (Power Point)<br></a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/Klippmappe%20Army%20Summit.pdf">Media Coverage (Norwegian PDF)</a></li></ul><h2 class="forsvaretElement-H2">Speaker notes:</h2><ul><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Odin%20Johannessen%20Opening%20Army%20Summit%202018%20.pdf">Major General Odin Johannessen - Chief of the Norwegian Army.</a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Colonel%20John%20J.%20Carrol%20Jr.%20MFEA%20Brief_Norwegian%20Army%20Summit_2018.pdf">Colonel John J. Carrol Jr. - Deputy Commander U.S. Marine Corps Forces Europe & Africa. </a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Kjell%20Grandhagen%20ARE%20LAND%20FORCES%20RELEVANT%20IN%20HIGH%20NORTH%20DETERRENCE%20AND%20WARFARE.pdf">Lieutenant General Kjell Grandhagen (R) - Former Chief of the Norwegian Intelligence Service. </a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Kent%20Peter%20Rønshøj%20Arctic%20Land%20Sovereignty%20by%20Sledgepatrol.pdf">Captain Kent Peter Rønshøj and Sergeant Frederik Oxlund (DK) - Joint Arctic Command Center Greenland. </a><br></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Per%20Arne%20Totland%20-%20Army%20Summit%20180918.pdf">Per Arne Totland (NOR) - Author and consultant. </a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Timo%20Rautajoki%20Oslo%20Army%20Summit%202018.pdf">Timo Rauhajoki (FIN) - CEO Lapland Chamber of Commerce. </a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Øystein%20Tunsjø%20.pdf">Prof. Øystein Tunsjo (NOR) - Institute for Defence Studies (IFS). </a></li><li><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/(U)%20Julian%20Lindley-French%20JLF%20Army%20Summit%20Oslo%20D2%20060918.pdf">Prof. Dr. Julian Lindley-French (UK), Senior Fellow of the Institute of Statecraft, Director of Europa. </a><br></li></ul>
Army Summit 2017 Army Summit 2017 <p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Norwegian Army Summit 2017</strong><br>Theme: Land power in an uncertain and unpredictable security environment.</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p" style="box-sizing:content-box;margin:0px 0px 1.875em;line-height:1.625;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;color:#333333;font-family:proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;">​Our security surroundings have in recent years been increasingly characterised by uncertainty and unpredictability. The threat from terrorism and failed states has been augmented by a new focus on power politics and the possibility of interstate, armed, conflicts.</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p" style="box-sizing:content-box;margin:0px 0px 1.875em;line-height:1.625;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;color:#333333;font-family:proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;">Which threats might materialise and which technologies might be involved? How will allies and joint forces cooperate? What are the implications for land forces?<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span>These were some of the questions that we discussed at the Norwegian Army Summit in Oslo on 17 October 2017.<span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing:content-box;"><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><br></span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p" style="box-sizing:content-box;margin:0px 0px 1.875em;line-height:1.625;font-size:16px;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;color:#333333;font-family:proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing:content-box;">See the 2017-programme: <span><span><span><a href="/en/ForsvaretDocuments/ARMY%20SUMMIT%202017%20Program_FINAL.pdf" target="_blank">Norwegian Army Summit 2017 (PDF).</a></span></span></span><br></span></p><h2 class="forsvaretElement-H2" style="box-sizing:content-box;margin:0px auto;font-weight:300;font-family:proximanovabold, proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;color:#333333;font-size:1.125rem;line-height:1.44444;text-transform:uppercase;font-style:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;"><span lang="EN-US" style="box-sizing:content-box;">KEYNOTE SPEAKERS</span></h2><ul style="box-sizing:content-box;margin:0px 0px 1.875em;font-family:proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;padding-left:0px;list-style:outside none none;color:#333333;font-size:16px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;letter-spacing:normal;text-align:start;text-indent:0px;text-transform:none;white-space:normal;word-spacing:0px;"><li style="box-sizing:content-box;padding-left:63px;line-height:1.625;margin-bottom:14px;">General David G. Perkins (commander US Army Training and Doctrine Command)<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><a href="http://www.tradoc.army.mil/sitewidecontent/bios/genperkinsbio.pdf" style="box-sizing:content-box;color:#877040;text-decoration:underline;background-color:transparent;transition:all 0.3s ease 0ms;">http://www.tradoc.army.mil/sitewidecontent/bios/genperkinsbio.pdf</a></li><li style="box-sizing:content-box;padding-left:63px;line-height:1.625;margin-bottom:14px;">Lieutenant General Jan Broeks (Director General, International Military Staff, NATO)<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><a href="http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/who_is_who_99730.html" style="box-sizing:content-box;color:#877040;text-decoration:underline;background-color:transparent;transition:all 0.3s ease 0ms;">http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/who_is_who_99730.html</a></li><li style="box-sizing:content-box;padding-left:63px;line-height:1.625;margin-bottom:14px;">Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders (Commander Field Army, British Army)<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><a href="http://www.army.mod.uk/structure/32409.aspx" style="box-sizing:content-box;color:#877040;text-decoration:underline;background-color:transparent;transition:all 0.3s ease 0ms;">http://www.army.mod.uk/structure/32409.aspx</a><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></li></ul>
Army Summit 2016Army Summit 2016<p class="forsvaretElement-p"><span><strong>Norwegian Army Summit 2016</strong><span><br>Theme: Man and Machine – The Future Face of War</span></span></p><h2 class="forsvaretElement-H2">Key speakers</h2><div style="display:inline;"><p class="forsvaretElement-p">​(In order of appearance)<br></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Norwegian Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Sør​eide <br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Ine Eriksen Søreide was the Norwegian Minister of Defence (2013–2017) and former Chair of the Norwegian Parliament's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence and the Enlarged Foreign Affairs Committee (2009–2013). Eriksen Søreide represents the Conservative Party (Høyre), and is elected to parliament from the constituency of Oslo. She holds a graduate degree in Law (Cand. jur.) from The University of Tromsø (2007).</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Lieutenant General H.R McMaster, Director Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures, US Army Training and Doctrine Command<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Lieutenant-General H.R. McMaster is Director of the Army Capabilities and Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General of the Futures Center at US Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Eustis. He previously served as Commanding General of the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning from June 2012 to July 2014. McMaster is a graduate of the US Military Academy and holds a PhD in military history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of the book Dereliction of Duty: Lyndon Johnson, Robert McNamara, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Lies That Led to Vietnam (1997), and among his many other publications is the 2003 monograph, Crack in the Foundation: Defense Transformation and the Underlying Assumption of Dominant Knowledge in Future War. McMaster served as an assistant professor of history at the US Military Academy from 1994 to 1996. He is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace and a member of the Council of Foreign Relations. McMaster joined US Central Command in May 2003, serving as Director, Commander's Advisory Group until May 2004. From June 2004 until June 2006, McMaster served as the 71st Colonel of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment. During his time at IISS, he also served as Special Assistant to Commander, Multinational Force Iraq. McMaster assumed duties as Chief of Concept Development and Experimentation at the US Army's Training and Doctrine Command in 2008. From 2010 to 2012 he commanded a multinational and interdepartmental task force in Afghanistan charged with reducing the threat of corruption and organized crime to the Afghan state.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Are Bakken, Operations Director ASKO<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Are Bakken is Operations Director at ASKO Norge AS. ASKO is a grocery wholesaler and a company within Norgesgruppen, the largest trading enterprise in Norway. Mr. Bakken started his military career in 1985 and joined the Norwegian Military Academy as a Cadet in 1987. He served nearly a decade in the Norwegian Armed Forces - specializing in logistics. He joined the private market in 1995 and has studied economics at the Norwegian School of economics and BI Norwegian Business School.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Henrik Syse, Senior Researcher the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Henrik Syse is a philosopher with a Master of Arts degree from Boston College (USA) and a Ph.D. (Dr.Art.) degree from the University of Oslo. He is a Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), and a part-time Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Bjørknes University College. He is Chief Co-Editor of the Journal of Military Ethics. He also teaches at the Norwegian Defence University College, the Norwegian Business School (BI), the Norwegian Free School of Theology (MF), and the University of Oslo. He has previously been a Fulbright fellow at Boston College (1989-91), a Norwegian Research Council fellow at the University of Oslo (1992-97), a journal editor for the Norwegian political journal Tidens Tegn (1998-2000), member of the secretariat of the Norwegian Government Commission on Human Values (1998-2001), a post-doc. fellow at the Ethics Program, the University of Oslo (2002-05), and Head of Corporate Governance (2005-07) at Norges Bank Investment Management. He has lectured and published widely on problems within moral philosophy, political philosophy, business ethics, religion, and the ethics of warfare. ​</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Sigrid Redse Johansen, PhD. Law/ head teacher, The Norwegian Defence University College<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Sigrid Reds Johansen is a lawyer and head teacher at the Department of Strategy and Operations at the Norwegian Defence Command and Staff College. She has a law degree from the University of Oslo, and has worked as a lawyer in her own private practice. Since 2006 Reds Johansen has researched and taught Law of Armed Conflict and Operational Law. She has taught and developed educational programs for a variety of military educations and is now working to finalize a doctoral thesis on warfare rules.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Stephen Goose, Director Human Rights Watch Arms Division<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Steph</span><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">en Goose is director of Human Rights Watch's Arms Division.  In 2013, he and Human Rights Watch co-founded the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, which HRW coordinates globally. Goose was instrumental in bringing about the 2008 convention banning cluster munitions, the 1997 treaty banning antipersonnel mines, the 1995 protocol banning blinding lasers, and the 2003 protocol requiring clean-up of explosive remnants of war. He and Human Rights Watch co-founded the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL), which received the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize. Before joining Human Rights Watch in 1993, Goose was a US congressional staffer and a researcher at the Center for Defense Information.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Petter Nesser, Senior Researcher the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI)<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Petter Nesser is a senior researcher at FFI's Terrorism Research Group. He is trained in the areas of Social Science, Middle Eastern Studies and Arabic at the University of Oslo (UiO) and The American University in Cairo (AUC). Dr. Nesser has conducted extensive research on militant Islamism (jihadism) in Europe for more than a decade while focusing on motivational factors, recruitment and radicalization processes. He has communicated research findings in Norway and internationally, through academic conferences, speeches before public sector and NGOs and the media.Nesser is the author of Islamist Terrorism in Europe: A History (Hurst/Oxford University Press, 2015)</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Brigadier General Henrik Sommer (Denmark), Assistant Chief of Staff Capability Engineering and Innovation, NATO Allied Command Transformation (NATO ACT)<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Brigadier General Henrik Sommer (born 1958) works in NATOs Allied Command Transformation Headquarters in Norfolk, USA. He was drafted as a conscript in the Danish Army in 1978. After attending the Royal Military Academy in Copenhagen in 1980-84 he has served in various positions including commander of infantry units and the Royal Guards Hussars' first tank battalion. He has been Deputy Chief of Staff Operations Division at Army Operational Command Headquarters, responsible for Danish army units deployed on international missions and national operational planning. He planned the redeployment of the Danish units from Operation Iraqi Freedom concurrently with the build-up of the Danish contribution to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in the Helmand province, Afghanistan. His last national assignment was Commander of the Danish Army Combat Centre. He has had several deployments including to Syria as Chief Observer Group Golan - Damascus as part of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization in the Golan Heights,  Chief Liaison Officer in the French-led Brigade Headquarters in Mitrovica, KFOR Kosovo, and Chief J3 Operations, Headquarters Multinational Division Southeast in Basrah, Iraq. His fourth international deployment took him to Afghanistan in July 2012, where he served in the Headquarters of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul as Chief Projects in CJ5 Future Operations division, responsible for the strategic development of the Afghan National Security Forces. He graduated from the Senior Course at the NATO Defense College in Rome 2014, and holds a Diploma in Specialized Business Studies, as well as numerous medals and decorations.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"> He was assigned to his current position in NATO ACT in February 2014 where his portfolio includes among others Concept Development, Doctrine coherence, Future Solutions, Modelling and Simulation and Operational Experimentation.<br><br></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Maksymilian Czuperski, Strategic Communications Advisor, Europe, Special Assistant to the President, Atlantic Council  information technology and Ben Nimmo, Senior Fellow Information Defence, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Atlantic Council<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Maksymilian Czuperski serves as the strategic communications advisor Europe and special assistant to the President of the Atlantic Council. Before joining the Council, Czuperski worked on the crisis in Syria as part of an analytics unit that gathered and processed information about the unfolding events in the Syrian war. He also followed developments in the region while at Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in the West Bank and Israel. His prior experience also includes the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York where he provided research support to CFR Senior Fellow and Director for International Economics Dr. Benn Steil with his book, The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order, which won the top book of the year choice in a Bloomberg poll of global policy makers and CEOs. At the Atlantic Council, Czuperski has led the Council's efforts on open source, social media and digital forensic research including for the report, Hiding in Plain Sight: Putin's War in Ukraine and Deceive, Distract, Destroy—Putin at War in Syria. Originally from Gdansk, Poland, Czuperski received his BA from Knox College and speaks German, Polish, and Italian.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Professor Ole Erstad, University of Oslo<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Ola Erstad is Professor at the Institute for Educational Research and Head of Department of Education at the University of Oslo (UiO). He started his career as a Research Fellow at UiO in 1989, was an Associate Expert for UNESCO between 1993-94, then a Researcher for Telenor, before returning to the university in 1998 as an Associate Professor and Head of Research, the National Network for IT Research and Competence in Education. He was appointed Professor in 2008. Professor Erstad got his master degree in educational psychology in 1988 and a Dr.polit. from the Department of Media and Communication in 1997 – both from the University of Oslo. He has written extensively on technology and education, different ways of learning.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>David Kilcullen, Founder and Chairman at Caerus Global Solutions <br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Dr. David Kilcullen is Founder and Chairman of Caerus Global Solutions, a strategic research and design firm that helps governments, global institutions, businesses and communities build resiliency in conflict, disaster-affected and post-conflict environments. He is also the Founder and Chairman of First Mile Geo, a tech startup that pioneers open, online cloud-based platforms for collecting, analyzing, sharing, and visualizing social and spatial data. Before joining private industry he served 25 years as an army officer, diplomat and policy advisor for the Australian and United States governments, in command and operational missions (including peacekeeping, counterinsurgency and foreign internal defense) across the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe. In the United States he served as Chief Strategist in the State Department's Counterterrorism Bureau, and served in Iraq as Senior Counterinsurgency Advisor to General David Petraeus, before becoming Special Advisor for Counterinsurgency to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Dr. Kilcullen holds a Ph.D. from the University of New South Wales, with a focus on the political anthropology of guerrilla warfare. He was awarded the 1995 Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop Fellowship for his work in Southeast Asia, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1996. Dr. Kilcullen was named one of the Foreign Policy Top 100 Global Thinkers in 2009. His bestselling books, The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One and Counterinsurgency, are used in several universities, as well as by policy-makers, the military, intelligence and development agencies worldwide. His third book, Out of the Mountains, which examines conflict in the connected, coastal cities of the future, was awarded the 2013 American Publishers' Association Prize for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (PROSE Award) in Government and Politics. He is currently working on a book examining the future of unconventional warfare, and is developing his 2015 Quarterly Essay, Blood Year: Terror and the Islamic State into a full-length book to be published in early 2016.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Walter Qvam, President and CEO, Kongsberg<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Mr. Walter Qvam served as President and Chief Executive Officer at KONGSBERG from March 1, 2008 to June 6, 2016. As the Head of KONGSBERG, he has had the ultimate responsibility for the corporation´s activities within defence and aerospace-, maritime-, oil and gas- as well as digital technologies. He now serves as Chairman of the Board of the research organization SINTEF, Chairman of the Board of the seismic company Petroleum Geo-Services ("PGS") and Chairman of the Council of Det Norske Veritas. He is the initiator of an initiative among leading Norwegian corporations to establish a national Public Private organization for industrial digitalization and computer science competence development – called "Norsk Toppindustrisenter". </span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">Mr. Qvam has before 2008 had several management positions in Norway and internationally in Det Norske Veritas, Norwegian Railways, Gemini Consulting Nordic, CapGemini Norway, Nordic and Europe. Walter Qvam holds a Master of Science in Maritime Technology from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (1979).<br></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Jim Storr, Professor of War Studies<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Jim Storr is a former British Army officer.  He is now an independent defence consultant.  He studied Civil Engineering before joining the Army and serving in the British Army of the Rhine for much of the 1980s.  During a series of staff and regimental appointments in the Falkland Islands, Northern Ireland and Cyprus he studied at the Royal Military College of Science and the Army Staff College at Camberley.  He worked on policy for the British Army's equipment programme and was then a military adviser to operational research teams.  He subsequently spent almost five years writing and teaching high-level military doctrine. In 2002 he was awarded a doctorate for a thesis on the nature of military thought.  In his second career his main activates are consultancy, research, writing and teaching.  He has spoken at, or chaired, a number of national and international conferences.  His clients include defense industrial corporations, research agencies and universities.   His first book, 'The Human Face of War' was published in 2009.  The second, which rewrote the history of the Anglo-Saxon conquest of England, was published in May this year.  He has worked for, or taught at, all of the major elements of Britain's Defence Academy.</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>Frank Stølan, NAMMO AS<br></strong><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Frank Stølan is Vice President Business Development in Nammo AS, a technology-driven aerospace and defense group specializing in high-performance defense and space solutions. He started his career in the Norwegian Armed Forces and is a graduate from the Norwegian Military Academy in 2000, and US Army Command and General Staff College in 2007. He has served in various positions in the Army including Company Commander and acting Battalion Commander in the Telemark Battalion, and has four deployments to Lebanon and Afghanistan. Retiring as LtCol and spokesman for the Commanding General of the Norwegian Army in 2012, Mr. Stølan went to the private sector. He started as Sales and Marketing Manager at Nammo Raufoss, responsible for several markets in Europe and Asia. In 2015 he became VP Business Development for Nammo Group where he is currently. Late September this year he will join Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS as Excutive Vice President Defence Communications.</span></p></div><h2 class="forsvaretElement-H2">2016 programme<br></h2><p class="forsvaretElement-p">08:00                      Registration</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">08:30                      Opening remarks by Major General <strong>Odin Johannessen</strong>, <span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Chief of the Norwegian Army</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">08.45                       Official opening by the Norwegian Minister of Defence, <span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;"><strong>Ine Eriksen Søreide  </strong></span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">09:05                      Lieutenant General <strong>H.R McMaster</strong>, Director Army Capabilities <span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Integration Center and Deputy                                  Commanding General, Futures, US Army Training and Doctrine Command</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">09:25                      Q&As</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">09:45                      Reflections on the profession, <strong>Are Bakken</strong>, ASKO group, Norgesgruppen </p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">09:55                      Coffee and tea</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">10:15–11:35     <br><span style="color:#333333;font-family:proximanovabold, proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:1.125rem;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.44444;text-transform:uppercase;">Risks and ethics of human and artificial intelligence       </span><span style="color:#333333;font-family:proximanovabold, proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:1.125rem;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.44444;text-transform:uppercase;">​</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">10:15                     <strong>Henrik Syse</strong>, Senior Researcher the Peace Research Institute Oslo </p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">10:35                      <strong>Sigrid Redse Johansen</strong>, The Norwegian Defence University </p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">10:55                     <strong>Stephen Goose</strong>, Director Human Rights Watch Arms Division</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">11:15                     Q&As</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><strong>11:35–12:15     </strong><strong>Lunch/ Ridehuset</strong></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">12:15–13.35     <br><span style="color:#333333;font-family:proximanovabold, proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:1.125rem;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.44444;text-transform:uppercase;">Are we winning the race of technology, but loosing the battlefield?</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">12:15                      <strong>Petter Nesser</strong>, Senior Researcher the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment </p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">12:35                      Brigadier General <strong>Henrik Sommer</strong> (DK), Assistant Chief of Staff Capability Engineering and Innovation, NATO Allied Command Transformation (NATO ACT) </p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">12:55                      <strong>Maksymilian Czuperski</strong>, Strategic Communications Advisor <span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Europe, Spesial Assistant to the President, Atlantic Council information technology and <strong>Ben Nimmo</strong>, Senior Fellow Information Defence, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Atlantic Council</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">13:15                      Q&As</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">13:25                      Reflections on the profession, professor <strong>Ole Erstad</strong>, University of Oslo</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">13:35                    <span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Coffee and tea</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">13:55 - 15:25<br><span style="color:#333333;font-family:proximanovabold, proximanova, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:1.125rem;font-weight:bold;line-height:1.44444;text-transform:uppercase;">Man and machine – the best of both worlds?</span></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">​13:55                   <strong>David Kilcullen</strong>, Founder and Chairman at Caerus Global Solutions  </p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">14:15                    <strong>Walter Qvam</strong>, CEO Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace, President and CEO, Kongsberg </span><br></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">​14:35                   <strong>Jim Storr</strong>, Professor War Studies</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p"><span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">14:55                  Q&As</span><br></p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">15:15                   Reflections on the profession, NAMMO Group</p><p class="forsvaretElement-p">​15:25–15:30      Closing remarks – <span style="font-size:1rem;line-height:1.625;">Major General <strong>Odin Johannessen​</strong></span></p>
Past ThemesPast Themes<p></p><table class="ms-formtable" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" style="margin-top:8px;"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-formbody" width="350px" valign="top"><div aria-labelledby="ctl00_ctl39_g_cda9d306_e2af_4117_967a_c2ff6c582a38_ctl00_ctl05_ctl07_ctl00_ctl00_ctl05_ctl00_label" style="display:inline;"><ul><li><strong>2017:</strong> Land power in an uncertain and unpredictable security environment<br><strong></strong></li><li><strong>2016: </strong>Man and Machine – The Future Face of War</li><li><strong>2015:</strong> A Millennium of Land Power – Our Forces and the Future</li><li><strong>2014:</strong> Nature of war, the role of the soldier: Constant or changing</li><li><strong>2013:</strong> Predicting the unpredictable – How to train and fight the unknown</li><li><strong>2012:</strong> Economic realities - Security challenge: A new approach to a new reality</li><li><strong>2011:</strong> The Army post-Afghanistan – now what?</li><li><strong>2010:</strong> How will the world's rapid population growth impact Norway, particularly with regards to security and our land forces?</li><li><strong>2009:</strong> The Arctic Game of Monopoly​​</li></ul></div></td></tr></tbody></table>

Published 09 September 2015 12:28.. Last updated 30 August 2019 08:54.