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2023 Investment Conference programme

The topic for the 2023 Investment Conference was geopolitical tensions and implications for investors. The conference took place on 25 April at our Oslo office.

11:30: Registration

12:00: Welcome remarks

Ida Wolden Bache, Governor at Norges Bank, and Nicolai Tangen, CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management

12:10: Setting the stage – the big picture take on geopolitics

Lord William Hague, Former UK Foreign Secretary, Leader of the House of Commons and MP for Richmond (Yorks)

12:30: Geopolitics – the transatlantic perspective

Anita Nergaard, Norway's Permanent Representative to NATO

12:45: Geopolitics and the future of money

Gillian Tett, Chair of the editorial board and Editor-at-large, US of the Financial Times

13:00: Panel discussion: War and the future of Europe

Lord William Hague, Anita Nergaard, and Ulf Sverdrup, Director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
Discussions led by Mah-Rukh Ali, journalist and author

13:40: Short break

13:50: Chip War

Chris Miller, Associate professor at Tufts University and author of the Financial Times’ business book of the year: Chip War
Followed by Q&A, led by Pedro Furtado Reis, Co-CIO Equities at Norges Bank Investment Management

14:25: From AI 1.0 to 2.0

Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and President of Sinovation Ventures Artificial Intelligence Institute

14:45: The global inflation outlook

Kenneth Rogoff, Maurits C. Boas Chair of International Economics at Harvard University
In conversation with Øystein Olsen, former Governor at Norges Bank

15:15: Short break

15:30: The global energy outlook

Bernard Looney, CEO of BP
In conversation with Yngve Slyngstad, Managing Partner of Industry Capital Partners and former CEO of Norges Bank Investment Management

16:00: Investing during a time of geopolitical tensions

Stanley Druckenmiller, investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist
In conversation with Nicolai Tangen

16:30: Official programme ends

Last saved: 25/09/2023

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