Key note speeches
Watch the recordings of the key note speeches and listen to the perspectives presented by Dr. Fatih Birol, Christiana Figueres, Tord Lien and Eldar Sætre..
Dr. Fatih Birol
Executive Director, International Energy Agency
With the World Energy Outlook (WEO) report we are providing a tool to the policy makers that shows the future results of their currents policies, in terms of energy security and climate change, states Dr. Fatih Birol.
Former Executive Secretary for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Enough energy for all is the only portal to the UN sustainable development goals, states Christiana Figueres, former head of the UNFCCC, in her key note address.
New realities bring opportunities
We face a challenging landscape with new global dynamics, a growing demand for energy, pressure on margins and the need to act upon climate change. However, we want to take part in shaping the transition to a low-carbon future and seize new opportunities.
|08:00||Registration and coffee|
|09:00||Welcome remarks by Reidar Gjærum, Senior Vice President Communication, Statoil ASA|
|09:05||Opening address by Minister of Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien|
|09:20||«World Energy Outlook 2016», by Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA|
|11:00||Industry perspective address by Eldar Sætre, President and CEO, Statoil ASA|
|11:20||Key note address by Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
|11:45||‘Good advice from young minds’ panel session with Juliet Mboneko Tibaijuka, leader Sustainability Statoil ASA, Murshid M. Ali, CEO Huddlestock and Sigurd Vildåsen, PhD candidate NTNU|
|12:00||Panel discussion with Christiana Figueres, Tord Lien and Eldar Sætre|
|12:30||End of conference and lunch
IEA executive director Dr Fatih Birol will present the World Energy Outlook 2016. We are also pleased to announce that Christiana Figueres, who directed the UN COP 21 climate conference that led to the Paris Agreement of 2015, joins us as a keynote speaker—together with the Norwegian Minister Petroleum and Energy Tord Lien and Statoil President and CEO Eldar Sætre.