Press release | Date: 07/05/2019 | Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
Minister of Digitalisation, Nikolai Astrup, is visiting London on the 8th and 9th of May to learn about the use of artificial intelligence in the private and public sectors.
Nikolai Astrup will be meeting with the British Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries, Ms Margot James, Norwegian entrepreneurs in London, international companies and open The Next Frontier – a conference about artificial intelligence.
"I look forward to sharing the Norwegian experiences and hearing more about how the British work with this important topic. The development in big data, data analytics and AI will be very important. We are only just seeing the beginning of this", says Nikolai Astrup.
Wednesday 8th of May:
Time: 17.00-18.00: meeting with Ms Margot James, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries,
Place: 100 Parliament Street, Westminster
Time: 19.30-21.30: Working Buffet Dinner at the Ambassador`s Residence with guests from the AI-industry.
Place: 63 Victoria Road
Thursday 9th of May:
Time: 09.35-11.10: Opening remarks at the conference "The next frontier", arranged by Innovation Norway and the Norwegian Embassy in London
Place: Level 39, One Canada Square
Time: 12.00-14.00: meeting with Siemens
Place: The Crystal, One Siemens Brothers Way
Time: 14.30-15.30: meeting with Government Digital Services
Place: The White Chapel Building, 10 White Chapel High Street
Time: 16.15-17.00: meeting with BenevolentAI
Place: 4-8 Maple St, Bloomsbury
Press contact: Adviser Heidi Egede-Nissen, mobile +47 404 37 384