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May 22-24 | 2019

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Around 250 of the most outstanding and inspiring CityChangers will speak at #UFGC19. Try our new search function and discover which sessions they will be rocking.
Erion Veliaj

Mayor of Tirana | Albania
Daniel Tobin

Founder and Creative Director of UAP | Brisbane | Australia
Gabriella Gómez-Mont

Director of Urban Task Force | Mexico City | Mexico
Raymond Johansen

Governing Mayor of Oslo | Norway
Katharina Bramslev

CEO of Grønn Byggallianse (Norwegian Green Building Council) | Oslo | Norway
Anita Krohn Traaseth

Former CEO of Innovation Norway | Oslo | Norway
Mikael Colville-Andersen

Urban Designer & TV Host, Colville-Andersen Studio | Copenhagen | Denmark
Lene Conradi

Mayor of Asker Kommune | Norway
Caroline Palfy

Head of construction fields in "aspern Die Seestadt" Vienna & inventor of "HoHo Wien" | Vienna | Austria
Ola Elvestuen

Norwegian Minister of Climate and Environment | Oslo | Norway
Lisbeth Hammer Krog

Mayor of Bærum Kommune | Norway
Jörg Lamparter

Head of Mobility Services | Daimler Mobility Services GmbH | Stuttgart | Germany
Mary Skelton Roberts

Co-director of Climate at the Barr Foundation | Boston | USA
Jorn Wemmenhove

Creative Strategist & Co-founder Humankind | Rotterdam | Netherlands
Lior Steinberg

Urban Planner & Co-founder Humankind | Rotterdam | Netherlands
Erik Tetteroo

Director at APPM Management Consultants | Rotterdam | Netherlands
Alex Williams

Director of City Planning at Transport for London | UK
Sille Krukow

Founder and Behavioural Design Director at KRUKOW, Nudge & Behavioural Design Expert, Visiting Professor | Hellerup | Denmark
Majka Baur

Behaviour Change Strategist at Scaling4good | Berlin | Germany
John Judge

CEO of the Appalachian Mountain Club | Boston | USA
Eugen Antalovsky

Managing Director Urban Innovation Vienna | Vienna | Austria
Greg Clark

Chairman of The Business of Cities | London | UK
Justyna Król

CEO of Urban Workshop | Warsaw | Poland
Carolina Tohá

President of Fundación Instituto Ciudad and former Mayor of Santiago | Chile
Michael Münter

Head of Strategic Planning and Sustainable Mobility | City of Stuttgart | Germany
Gil Penalosa

Founder & Chair of 8 80 Cities, Chair of World Urban Parks, President of Gil Penalosa & Associates | Toronto | Canada
Elisabeth Meze

Sustainability Coordinator for Innsbrucker Immobilien (IIG) | Innsbruck | Austria
Hans Sakkers

Head of the Department of European and International Affairs | City of Utrecht | Netherlands
Heidi Sørensen

Director of the Climate Agency | Oslo | Norway
Gerald Babel-Sutter

Founder & CEO UFGC | Graz | Austria
Christa Clapp

Research Director, Climate Finance at CICERO | Oslo | Norway
Louise Firth

Lecturer in Marine Ecology at the University of Plymouth | Plymouth | UK
Mike Lydon

Founding Principal of Street Plans | New York | USA
Hanna E. Marcussen

Vice Mayor for Urban Development | City of Oslo | Norway
Brent Toderian

Founder & Director of TODERIAN UrbanWORKS | Vancouver | Canada
Anne Beate Hovind

Project Director of Bjørvika Utvikling & Manager of Bjørvikaforeningen | Oslo | Norway
Idar Kreutzer

CEO of Finans Norge | Oslo | Norway
Timo Hämäläinen

Urban Blogger | Urban Finland | Helsinki (Finland)
Håkon Iversen

Co-founder of SoCentral | Oslo | Norway
Jørgen Abildgaard

Project Director of Bjørvika Utvikling & Manager of Bjørvikaforeningen | Oslo | Norway
Alfred Bjørlo

Mayor of Eid | Norway
Maarit Kahila

CEO & Co-founder of Mapita Oy | Helsinki | Finland
Kjetil Kristensen

Associated Partner of SoCentral | Oslo | Norway
Even Lauritzsen

CEO Lohne & Lauritzsen AS | Oslo | Norway
Isabel Loureiro

General Coordinator of the Mission Structure 2030 – Sustainable Development of Guimarães | Portugal
Monica von Schmalensee

Architect, Partner & Senior Advisor at White Arkitekter | Stockholm | Sweden
Janez Potočnik

Co-chair of the UNEP International Resource Panel | Ljubljana | Slovenia
Jeff Risom

Chief Innovation Officer at Gehl | Copenhagen | Denmark
Isabel Seifert-Dähnn

Senior Researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Water Research | Oslo | Norway
Nancy Shoiry

CEO of SHDM | Montréal | Canada
Anne Solgaard

Head of Competence at Norwegian Green Building Council | Oslo | Norway
Betina Bergmann Madsen

Senior consulant at Municipality of Copenhagen | Denmark
Stein Stoknes

Program Director at Futurebuilt in Oslo | Norway
Birgit Rusten

Program Director at FutureBuilt in Oslo | Norway
Robert Steen

Vice Mayor of Finance in Oslo | Norway
Sacha Stolp

Director of Innovation at Future Proof Assets in Amsterdam | The Netherlands
Jason Thorne

General Manager of Planning & Economic Development at the City of Hamilton | Canada
Mark Watts

Executive Director at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group | London | UK
Janne Wilberg

Director of Cultural Heritage at the City of Oslo | Norway
Anna Theodora Barnwell

Marketing Manager for builidings and households at Enova SF | Trondheim | Norway
Joke Dufourmont

Project Manager at Circle Economy | Amsterdam | The Netherlands
Erik Dugstad

Area Manager for Nordics & Baltics at DNV GL | Oslo | Norway
Henning Fjeldheim

Senior Advisor for construction products and sustainability | Oslo | Norway
Nadine Galle

Managing Director at Green City Watch | Amsterdam | The Netherlands
Ladeja Godina Košir

Founder and Executive Director at Circular Change | Ljubljana | Slovenia
Thomas Berman

Co-founder and CEO of SoCentral | Oslo | Norway
Trygve Mellvang-Berg

Head of Communications at the Norwegian District Heating Association | Oslo | Norway
Hubert Rhomberg

CEP & founder of Cree | Bregenz | Austria
Adam Stones

Communications & Strategy Director at BYCS | Amsterdam | The Netherlands
Julia Thrift

Project Director at TCPA | London | UK
Ron van Erck

Co-founder of Energiesprong | Amsterdam | Netherlands
Hege Westskog

Research Director of the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CISCO) | Oslo | Norway
Christina Salmhofer

Sustainability Strategist at Stockholm Royal Seaport | Sweden
Hege Schøyen Dillner

Chief Sustainability Director at Veidekke ASA | Oslo | Norway
Tine Hegli

Senior Architect at Snøhetta | Oslo | Norway
Ingrid Kleiva Møller

Sustainability Manager at Øyafestivalen | Oslo | Norway
Andrew Steer

President & CEO of the World Resources Institute | Washington DC | USA
Gilles Gantelet

Director of Policy, DG Environment at the EU Commission | Brussels | Belgium
Martin Vik

Head of Communications & Digitalization at the municipality of Halden | Norway
Ivo Cré

Director of Policy & Projects at Polis | Brussels | Belgium
Inger Andresen

Professor at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology | Trondheim | Norway
Ruth Astrid Sæter

Moderator at Sæter Media | Oslo | Norway
Anna Lisa Boni

Secretary General at EUROCITIES | Brussels | Belgium
Aasmund Bunkholt

Managing Director at TreFokus - Wood Focus Norway | Oslo | Norway
James Drinkwater

European Director at World Green Building Council | London | UK
Eli Grimsby

CEO at the Department for Culture and Sports Facilities | Oslo | Norway
Per Harbø

Programme Director at Programme for Innovative Procurement Norway | Oslo | Norway
Gørild Heggelund

Senior Research Fellow at Fridtjof Nansen Institute | Oslo | Norway
Wayne Hubbard

CEO of the London Waste and Recycling Board | London | UK
Mervyn Jones

Specialist Advisor on Circular Procurement at Rijkswaterstaat | Shipton on Stour | UK
Sofia Lettenbichler

Policy & Project Manager - Sustainable Cities at Euroheat & Power | Brussels | Belgium
Alison McRae

Senior Director at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce | Glasgow | UK
Birgitte Molstad

Environmental Director at OBOS | Oslo | Norway
Manuela Ojan

Sustainable Construction Manager at Heidelbergcement | Heidelberg | Germany
Timo Perälä

President of the Winter Cycling Federation | Oulu | Finland
Kjetil Trædal Thorsen

Founding Partner at Snøhetta | Oslo | Norway
Sasja Beslik

Head of Sustainable Finance at Nordea | Stockholm | Sweden
Maren Bjerkeng

Chief Development Officer at Aspelin Ramm | Oslo | Norway
Magne Aanstad Bjertnæs

Team Leader at Sweco | Oslo | Norway
Ellen de Vibe

Chief City Planner at the City of Oslo | Norway
Marloes Gout

Sustainability Consultant at City of Rotterdam | The Netherlands
Jakob Schoof

Deputy Editor-in-chief at DETAIL | Munich | Germany
Klaus Klaas Loenhart

Founder of of terrain: integral designs LandLab at Graz University of Technology | Austria
Rainer Strauch

CTO | Cree by Rhomberg | Dornbirn | Austria
Ashima Sukhdev

Government & Cities Programme Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation | Cowes | UK
Øystein Thorup

CEO | Avantor | Oslo | Norway
Todd Gartner

Director of Cities4Forests & Natural Infrastructure Initiative at WRI - World Resources Institute | Portland | USA
Josephine Yilan Liu

Founding Partner of URBAN FUTURE Global Conference & URBAN FUTURE Project | Vienna | Austria
Tiina Kähö

Executive Director at Helsinki Metropolitan Smart & Clean Foundation | Finland
Igor Kos

Consultant at WCYCLE Institute Maribor | Slovenia
Gaute Hagerup

Head of Smart Cities & Innovation at Innovation Norway | Oslo | Norway
David Berg

Managing Director Circular at the City of Rotterdam | Netherlands
Ninna Hedeager Olsen

Mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs at the City of Copenhagen | Denmark
Miranda Schnitger

Cities Project Lead at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation | Isle of Wight | UK
Daniel Kjørberg Siraj

CEO of OBOS | Oslo | Norway
Lars Sveen

Head of Domestic Land Transport at DB Schenker | Oslo | Norway
Liv Eva Wiedswang

Special Advisor at Bærum Municipality | Norway
Clara Muzzio

Undersecretary of Pedestrian Ways at the City of Buenos Aires | Argentina
Jon Søland

Head of Legal and Public Procurement Department at Omsorgsbygg | Oslo | Norway
Matthias Vetter

Head of Department Electrical Energy Storage at Fraunhofer ISE | Freiburg | Germany
Fabian Dattner

Founder of Dattner Grant | Melbourne | Australia
Øystein Berge

Senior Consultant at COWI | Oslo | Norway
Annerieke Douma

Director of Programme and Business Development at Circle Economy | Amsterdam | Netherlands)
Kirsten Dunlop

CEO of EIT Climate-KIC | Utrecht | Netherlands
Daniela Gerd tom Markotten

CEO of moovel Group (becomes REACH NOW) | Stuttgart | Germany
Jan Christian Vestre

CEO of Vestre | Oslo | Norway
Johanna Palomäki

Master Planning Architect at the City of Lahti | Finland
Fritz Kuhn

Mayor of the City of Stuttgart | Germany
Christian Ringnes

CEO of Eiendomsspar AS | Oslo | Norway
Scott Francisco

Co-founder | Cities4Forests | New York City | USA
Per Steen Boesgaard

Sector Counsellor | Sustainable City Development | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark | Royal Danish Embassy | Beijing
Michael Damm

Head of Sustainable Development | Aalborg Municipality | Aalborg
Erling Fossen

CEO of Oslo Metropolitan Area | Oslo | Norway
Frode Hvattum

Chief of strategy | Ruter | Oslo | Norway
Uwe Müller

Program Manager Commercial Pilots | Volvo Construction Equipment | Eskilstuna | Sweden
Philippe Micheaux Naudet

Deputy Secretary General | ACR+ Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management | Brussels | Belgium
Boris Palmer

Lord Mayor of Tübingen | Tübingen | Germany
Bernt Reitan Jenssen

CEO of Ruter | Oslo | Norway
Harald Vaagaasar Nikolaisen

Director General | Statsbygg | Oslo | Norway
Cristina Gamboa

CEO | World Green Building Council | London | UK
Liv Jorun Andenes

Acting Director of the Department for walking and cycling | Agency for City Environment (The City of Oslo) | Oslo | Norway
Päivi Kynkäänniemi

Lawyer | Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities (Public Procurement Advisory Unit) | Helsinki | Finland
Glen Peters

Research Director | CICERO (Center for International Climate Reseach) | Oslo | Norway
Simone Raskob

Debuty Mayor for Environment, Construction And Sports | City of Essen | Germany
Eugene Quinn

Co-Founder | space and place | Vienna | Austria
Gro Sandkjær Hanssen

Researcher/Professor | Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)/ University of Life Science | Oslo | Norway
Rigmor Helene Hansen

CEO of Undervisningsbygg Oslo KF | Oslo | Norway
Nicolas Ziesel

Co-Founder of KOZ architectes | Paris | France
Sergio Fernández Balaguer

Coordinator of the Research and Innovation Projects Department | EMT Madrid | Madrid | Spain
Endre Angelvik

Vice President Mobility Services | Ruter AS | Oslo | Norway
Olivier Reppert

CEO | SHARE NOW | Berlin | Germany
Jens Wohland

Manager Ecosystem eMobility Daimler Buses | Daimler Buses EvoBus GmbH | Suttgart | Germany
Panu Pasanen

CEO | One Click LCA | Helsinki | Finland
Glenn Llewellyn

General Manager, Electrification | Airbus | Toulouse | France
Mark Hidson

Deputy Regional Director | ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability | Freiburg | Germany
Karolina Pamp Sandgren

Strategist Combined Mobility | ÅF | Stockholm | Sweden
Hege Hofstad

Research Professor | Norwegian Institute of Urban and Regional Research (Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)) | Oslo | Norway
Lukas Foljanty

Senior Manager Smart Cities | moovel Group GmbH (becomes REACH NOW) | Berlin | Germany
Derek Cheng

Head of Asia-Pacific of Airbus Urban Air Mobility | Airbus | Toulouse | France
Steffen Raiber

Manager Solution Consulting + Industry Management CEP | Daimler AG – Mercedes-Benz Vans | Stuttgart | Germany
Grete Aspelund

President | Sweco Norway | Oslo | Norway
Daniel Deparis

Head of Urban Mobility Team at Daimler Mobility Services | Stuttgart | Germany
Aud Tennøy

Chief Researcher Sustainable Urban Development and Mobility | Institute of Transport Economics | Oslo | Norway
Florijn De Graaf

Energy Systems Engineer | Spectral | Amsterdam | Netherlands
Pandora Batra

Senior Engagement Officer | CDP | London | UK
Helge Brattebø

Professor | Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) | Trondheim | Norway
Karl-Filip Coenegrachts

Director | citiesofpeople | Ghent | Belgium
Marcus Willand

Head of Mobility Strategy & Services | MHP – a Porsche company | Ludwigsburg | Germany
Andreas Gyllenhammar

Chief Sustainability Officer | Sweco | Stockholm | Sweden
Erik Aasheim

CEO | Primus Production | Oslo | Norway
Harald Justnes

Chief Scientist | SINTEF AS | Trondheim | Norway
Maria Meland Christensen

City Architect | City of Trondheim | Trondheim | Norway
Sture Portvik

Manager Electro mobility | City of Oslo | Norway
Frank Jensen

Lord Mayor | City of Copenhagen | Copenhagen | Denmark
Dagny Thurmann-Moe

Colour Design & Colour Planner for City Development | Dagny Fargestudio AS | Oslo | Norway
Sonja Horn

Executive Vice President Property Management | Entra ASA | Oslo | Norway
Pierfrancesco Maran

Deputy Mayor for Urban Planning, Green Areas and Agriculture of the City of Milan | Milan | Italy
Paul Gauthier

Associate Research Scholar | Princeton University | Princeton | USA
Vassilis Agouridas

Strategic Innovation Senior Manager | Airbus | Marseille | France
Sam Chase

Metro Councillor | Metro Council | Portland | USA
Christoph Kirchberger

Lab Coordinator of aspern.mobil LAB | Vienna | Austria
Gerhard Schuster

CEO of Wien 3420 aspern development | Vienna | Austria
Vincent Loubière

Director City Integration and Infrastructure Development at Airbus Urban Air Mobility | Toulouse | France
Guanghua Song

Principal Staff Member of Transport Construction at Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission | Shanghai | China
Heinrich Strößenreuther

CEO at Smart City Agency Berlin | Berlin | Germany
Silvia Villacañas

Director of Strategic Planning for Sustainable Urban Development at the City of Madrid | Madrid | Spain
Anna König Jerlmyr

Mayor of the City of Stockholm | Sweden
Scott Cain

Founder and CEO | RunFriendly | London | UK
Doug Smith

Director of Sustainability | City of Vancouver | Canada
Amanda Ngabirano

Lecturer for Urban & Regional Planning at Makerere University | Kampala | Uganda
Sara Polle

Group Leader Trafic at Sweco Norway | Oslo | Norway
Lasse P. N. Olsen

Mayor for Energy and Environment at the City of Aalborg | Denmark
Dagur B. Eggertsson

Mayor of the City of Reykjavik | Iceland
Bertram Werle

Director for Urban Planning, Development and Construction at the City of Graz | Austria
Lars Wang

Managing Director of insam societal innovations | Drammen | Norway
Johan Verlinde

Programme Manager Rotterdam Climate Adaptation Plan at the City of Rotterdam | Netherlands
Patrick Van Den Abeele

Project Manager at Brussels Environment Department | Belgium
Ketil Stoknes

Project Leader R&D at Lindum | Oslo | Norway
Anja Koller

Journalist for topos - the international review for landscape architecture, urban design & urban development | Munich | Germany
Michael Kodransky

Director for Global and US Initiatives at ITDP - Institute of Transportation & Development Policy | New York City | USA
Øyvind Arntsen

Development Director at Mustad Eiendom | Oslo | Norway
Peter Austin

Planning Advisor at City of Oslo | Norway
Minna Arve

Mayor of the City of Turku | Finland
Jonna Pöllanen

Head of Early Markets at MaaS Global | Helsinki | Finland
Gunnar Crawford

Head of Stavanger Smart City at the City of Stavanger | Norway