Niklas Laninge, a distinguished psychologist based in Sweden, has garnered recognition for his innovative contributions to the field of behavioral science. With a focus on applying psychological insights to improve business practices, Laninge has become a leading figure in the intersection of psychology and technology development. His work primarily revolves around translating complex psychological theories into practical tools and strategies that enhance workplace productivity and employee well-being. His approach often involves leveraging digital platforms to disseminate psychological knowledge, thereby making it more accessible to a broader audience. Laninge’s contributions extend beyond his entrepreneurial ventures; he is also a prolific author and speaker, known for his engaging style and ability to make psychology relatable and actionable for diverse audiences. Close to 5 000 people reads his newsletter every week.

Anders is working with Community and Government Relations at AB Volvo in Gothenburg, focusing on policy and business conditions to ensure that AB Volvo and our customers succeed in meeting the requirements for economically and environmentally sustainable transport solutions. He actively participates in the public discourse on transport efficiency, electromobility, automation, and digitization.”

Ebba Carbonnier serves as the Director of the Swedish Quantum Life Science Centre, based at Karolinska Institutet. In her role, Carbonnier leads a consortium of academics, healthcare professionals, and industry representatives from organizations such as the Wallenberg Center for Quantum Technology (WACQT), AstraZeneca, IBM, Karolinska Institutet and Swelife, who work together to develop quantum technology applications for healthcare and industry.

Carbonnier also works with the strategy and management of a Swelife-portfolio with national projects in healthcare and life sciences, including gene sequencing, cell- and therapies, and biobanking. Prior to her work at Karolinska Institutet, Carbonnier amassed 14 years of management consulting experience, where she created strategies, managed multidisciplinary teams and implemented large-scale multinational projects for global companies such as AstraZeneca, Microsoft, and Sandvik. Carbonnier holds an MSc and an MBA with a focus on Operations Management.

Lisen Schultz is a sustainability scientist, author of the book “Kursen – 10 lektioner för ett hållbart näringsliv” (The Course), and director of education at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm university. In 2018, she launched the first ever executive programme in resilience thinking for CEOs and chair persons, which has now trained more than 90 business leaders in Sweden. In 2023, she launched a similar program for trade union leaders, together representing 3.5 million members. Her research focuses on the role of learning and collaboration in shifts towards sustainability.

Modvion is a wood technology company enabling net zero wind power by providing renewable energy built with renewable materials – engineered wood. Thanks to the patented module system, Modvion is bringing to market cost-effective wind turbine towers for the tallest installations.

I am a regional developer specializing in electricity production as part of our comprehensive regional development strategy. I work with a wide range of responsibilities including technical expertise, financial analysis, and community planning acceleration. Additionally, I actively engage in the social part of my role, serving as a mediator between various stakeholders to address any misunderstandings and eliminate uncertainties. Given the industry’s ongoing transition, research and innovation with a primary focus on electricity will definitely play a key role, offering enormous potential for business development.

Anna Hammarberg has over 15 years of experience within trade & investment promotion and international business development. She has held various positions within Business Sweden, helping international companies to invest and expand in Sweden. Today Anna is coordinating the national investment promotion program and develops collaboration with regional investment promotion agencies, partners and stakeholders. Previously she has a background within the venture capital industry, growing tech startups.

Beata has been a front figure in the Swedish tech and startup scene since 1995. She is an expert on innovation and digital transformation in traditional organizations. Her deep understanding of how trends will affect business, leadership and value creation, in combination with an ability to explain complex issues, have made her a sought after speaker and moderator.

Prof Benjamin Horton is the Director of the Earth Observatory of Singapore at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His research concerns sea-level change. He aims to understand the mechanisms that have determined sea-level changes in the past, which will shape changes in the future. Professor Horton has won a number of research awards from European Geosciences Union, American Geophysical Union and Geological Society of America. Professor Horton is an editor for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report. Professor Horton has published over 250 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including 40 articles in high profile journals.