Rethinking Business

September 29, 2021 | Oslo, Norway

It's Time to Rethink Your Business

How can you lead your organization through this disruption and further boost organizational success?

Take part in the business event of the year to find out. On 29 September, we will join forces with Oslo Business Forum to learn from top leaders and experts. With 750 attendees on the spot and thousands of online  viewers, this will be an experience to remember.

Join us for a day filled with inspiration, world-class presentations, and practical tools to develop your business.

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Meet the Speakers

The Lineup of Leading Business Experts

Alex Osterwalder

Inventor of the Business Model Canvas, Business Expert and Best-selling Author

“Rethinking Business Models: The Three Pillars of Business Model Innovation”

The first pillar is your growth portfolio.

The second pillar is your growth & innovation ecosystem.

The third and foundational pillar is your innovation culture.

Rachel Botsman

Author & Trust Expert, Oxford University

“Rethinking Trust"

What organizations can do to earn the trust of consumers during periods of uncertainty?

Why trust is the social language of exchange that oils the wheels of business?

Developing new mindsets and principles that will transform how we think about brands, experiences and behaviors?

Erin Meyer

Professor Insead and Co-Author of NYC best seller ‘No Rules Rules’

“Rethinking Culture: No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention”

What are the main dilemmas you must challenge yourself with as a leader?

How do you create a culture that breeds innovation?

How do you create a company with high talent-density?

Stéphane Garelli

Founder of IMD World Competitiveness Centre

“Rethinking Competitiveness: The New Competitiveness Landscape After The Pandemic”

What can we learn from the emerging of new business models?

What opportunities does Protectionism, globalization and the technology revolution create?

What are the consequences for competitiveness in the post-pandemic situation?

Jitske Kramer

Corporate Anthropologist, Keynote Speaker and Entrepreneur

“Rethinking Work: Working Cultures After Corona”

What does it really mean for your team that some are on-site and some are not?

How does this new way of working shape your company culture?

What actions do you as a leaders need to take in order to drive cultural change?

Nikolai Tangen

CEO of NBIM, which manages the Norwegian Oil Fund

“Rethinking Organizations: Rethinking People & Values in a Changing World"

What is important to consider when building teams for long-term success?

What should you focus on in leadership in a changing world?

What values should a leader have int today's world?

How the Conference Will Help You as a Business Leader

Knowledge + Network = Experience

Get Critical Knowledge and Actionable Tools

Dream it. Wish it. Do it.

New era requires new skills to be a successful business leader. We have carefully picked the most educational speakers to share their expertise with you. At this event, our experts will give you implementable ideas and actionable tools, to help you become a successful business leader in this new era.

Enjoy an Inspirational Learning Experience

Inspiring ideas for extraordinary leaders.

Throughout the day, you can focus on making the most of all the inspiration, ideas, and discussions – we will take care of the rest. We are there to make sure your experience is smooth and inspiring so that you can just sit back, learn, and enjoy.


29 September 2021

Pre Session

Rethinking Employer Branding

With Steve Franklin & Espen Steinsrud

10:35 - 10:50

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Session 1

Stéphane Garelli: The New Competitiveness Landscape After The Pandemic

11:10 - 11:40

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Session 1

Alex Osterwalder: How to Constantly Reinvent Your Business Models

11:40 - 12:30

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Fireside Stage Program

12:35 - 12:50
Rethinking Leadership with Kristin Skogen Lund & Leif Arne Jensen

12:50 - 13:00
Rethinking Entrepreneurship with Christopher Parmo & Ida Marie Christensen

13:00 - 13:15
Rethinking Strategy with Thomas Christian Magnus & Marianne Hagen

13:15 - 13:30
Rethinking Digital Transformation with Staale Risa & Tor Kramvik Sivertsen

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Session 2

Jitske Kramer: Working Cultures after Corona

13:40 - 14:10

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Session 2

Erin Meyer: No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention

14:10 - 15:00

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Fireside Stage Program

15:15 - 15:30
Rethinking Work Bjørnar Løwe Skas & Emily Northway

15:30 - 15:40
Rethinking Organizations Grethe Bergly & Christina Kjær Seime

15:40 - 15:55
Rethinking Innovation Svein Skovly & Sandra Hovland

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Session 3

Rachel Botsman: Earning Trust in Times of Uncertainty

16:00 - 17:00

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

Session 3

Nicolai Tangen: Investing for the Long-Term in a Changing World

17:00 - 17:30

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2



Aftertalk with SAS Institute & Jørn Seglem, Guests: Alex Osterwalder & Arild Spandow

Aftertalk with EY & Magnus Kuchler, Guest: Jitske Kramer

17:35 - 17:55

EEST – Eastern European Summer Time, Europe/Helsinki – UTC +2

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Get Your Pass to Join Us on 29 September 2021

If you want to give access to our online event to a large group of people, our Streaming Pass for Remote Groups might be just what you’re looking for. Have a look at the product and discover how this fits your needs.

Online Ticket

299 + VAT
  • Digital access to all presentations
  • Access to recordings for 90 days
  • Pre-learning Materials
  • Post-learning Materials
  • For personal use ONLY
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899 + VAT
  • Access to all stages and presentations
  • Access to recordings for 90 days
  • Food and drinks
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VIP Ticket

1119 + VAT
  • All included in "Ticket" plus...
  • VIP Dinner
  • VIP Session with Alex Osterwalder
  • VIP Seating
  • VIP Networking Area
  • Signed book Alex Osterwalder
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Executive Summary: How To Rethink Your Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world. What are the factors that business leaders should keep in mind as they prepare for the next normal?

The greatest innovations and changes come after a crisis. Are you ready to rethink your business?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the event organized?

The event is organized at Norway Trade Fairs in Oslo, Norway, where we'll host 6 speakers and 750 attendees. The event will be also streamed for thousands of online viewers live.

Who organizes the event?

The event is co-organized by Oslo Business Forum and Nordic Business Forum. The two companies have made multiple co-productions since Nordic Business Forum acquired a part of Oslo Business Forum in 2019.

What is the cancellation policy you have?

Nordic Business Forum online events have a 30-day cancellation policy from the date when the order is placed. However, cancellations will not be accepted if the order is made less than 30 days before the course begins. Once the 30 days are up, no changes can be made to the tickets and there will be no refunds.

What are the payment options you offer?

You can pay by credit / bank card or via your Finnish online bank.

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