The first honourees to FERD’s LIST will be celebrated during a special evening in Brussels

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME – 11 OCTOBER 2017

15:30 Registration – Coffee
16:00 – Welcome
  • Oda Helene Sletnes, Ambassador of Norway to the European Union
  • Caroline Jenner, CEO, JA Europe
16:20 – The FERD’S LIST initiative
  • Johan H. Andresen, Owner and Chairman of FERD
16:30 – Celebration: FERD’s LIST 2017!
  • (names to be published September 30)
17:15 – Europe needs more young entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders who can contribute to job creation and growth. What did we learn from finalists in 2017?
  • Pål Thorvik Næss, Director of Entrepreneurs and Startups, Innovation Norway
  • Ulla Engelmann, Head of Unit for Clusters, Social Economy and Entrepreneurship (DG GROW)
  • Irene Cervellera Micheli, Angel Investor for start-ups
18:00 – Closing remarks
  • Jo Deblaere, Chairman of JA Europe Board & COO, Accenture
18:15 – Cocktail and walking dinner

VENUE

Norway House

NORWAY HOUSE

Rue Archimède 17
1000 Brussels
Belgium

Norway-EU