The Edtech Day at Oslo Innovation Week

26. sep 2018 | Oslo House of Innovation

The Edtech Day aims to gather the best of edtech from the Nordics and internationally – to learn from and connect with each other. We will focus on better learning for all, and how to work together on achieving that, through good conversations and interaction between the different stakeholders – edtech companies and startups, investors, experts in the field, educators, policy makers, media.



9.30 Registration and light breakfast

10.00-11.30 The State of Global Edtech
Setting the tone and the State of Global edtech – trends, developments, investments, news, the future. And, the Nordics – where do we see them?

Tim Praill, CEO Navitas Ventures
Maria Spies, MD and Co-Founder, HolonIQ

Tim Praill
Maria Spies
Jannie Jeppeson, CEO, Swedish Edtech Industry
Svenia Busson, CEO and Founder, LearnSpace

Moderated by Sophie Bailey, The Edtech Podcast

11.45-13.00 Investing in Edtech
What are investors looking for?
A reverse pitch/interview, in where different investors get on stage to say what they are looking for, and how they go about when considering making investments. Followed by speed-dating with the edtech companies.

Alex Spiro, Partner, BrightEye Ventures
Michael Engstrøm, CEO & Wavemaker, Katapult Learning
Christian Horn Hanssen, Investment Manager, Schibsted Growth
Karin Bjerde, Head of Strategic Growth, Kognity

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 User Needs
What digital tools do the users need to secure better learning – in the educational sector, the workplace, humanitarian aid?

Luke Stannard, Edtech Advisor, Save the Children
Aurelia Alvarado, User Experience Director, Innova Schools
Niko Lindholm, Smart Learning Programme, City of Helsinki

15.15-18.00 Nordic Edtech Award 2018 Final
To finish off, we have the final of the Nordic Edtech Award – showcasing and celebrating the best of Nordic Edtech!!

The Finalists:
Iceland – LearnCove
Norway – Leap Learning
Denmark – Acadal
Finland – WordDive
Sweden – Strawbees

When the jury is making their decision we get a short intro to the TechNordic project by Erik-Wilhelm Graef Behm. 

18.00 OIW Afterwork at MESH
As the work day comes to an end, we´ll join the OIW Afterwork at MESH to relax, grab a drink with friends, co-workers and other OIW attendees and startup enthusiasts

The Edtech Day is part of Oslo Innovation Week 2018, September 24-28! Learn more at www.oiw.no #oiw2018