Christie Conference

New economic business models and trends affect us, both as a society and as individuals. Technological development fundamentally change the way people and companies interact and how markets function.

Key note speaker John Van Reenen is the Gordon Y. Billiard Professor of Management and Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research focuses on the causes and consequences of innovation.

Speakers: Eva Joly, the Norwegian corruption hunter, Minister of Finance Jan Tore Sanner, Director of ØKOKRIM Pål Lønseth and SVT journalist Joachim Dyfvermark.

The conferences will also present the work and achievements of young researchers. PhD candidates Nina Serdarevic, Institutt for økonomi (UiB), Andreas Ulfsten (NHH) and Nikolay Kaleyski, (UiB) will talk about their research projects.

The Christie Conference is one of Norway's most important meeting places for academia and business, culture and society. UiB and NHH invite decision makers and key people from business, cultural life, public sector, NGO's and the media. The conference is named after one of the founding fathers of the Norwegian constitution, Wilhelm Frimann Koren Christie. This year's Christie Conference is a collaboration between University of Bergen and Norwegian School of Economics.

The NHH professors Katarina Kaarbø og Christine B. Meyer are members of the programme committee.