Conference: Platform Economy in the Nordic Countries

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The conference is held by the five national federations of professional associations, building on the Nordic Innovation commissioned report on platform economy.

The Knowledge-intensive Platform Economy in the Nordics report, is compiled by Samfunnsøkonomisk Analyse and will be launched mid-August.

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10.00 - 10.15
Light breakfast and coffee.

Welcome by the Nordics organisations of professional associations.

Perspectives in the Platform Economy for the Nordic countries
Niina Aagaard, COO, Nordic Innovation.
10.15 - 10.45 How do we boost Platform Economy in the Nordic countries? – opportunities and pitfalls.

Presentation of the main results of the Nordic project on Platform Economy and knowledge work, by Rolf Røtnæs, Technical Director, Samfunnsøkonomisk Analyse.
10.45 - 11.10 A Nordic labour market under pressure – is there a need for new regulations?
Marianne Jenum Hotvedt, Oslo University
11.10 - 11.20 Coffee break
11.20 - 11.35 What do we know about knowledge workers on digital platforms? Morten Petersen, Worksome.
11.35 - 12.15 Digital platforms for knowledge workers in the Nordic countries
Voocali, Denmark
Ahum, Sweden
Brainbase, Norway
Solved, Finland
12.15 - 12.30 Questions and debate
12.30 - 13.30Lunch
13.30 - 13.50 Why we use platform workers
13.50 - 14.10 Consumer protection – is there a need for EU regulations of digital platforms?
Marie Jull Sørensen, Aalborg University.
14.10 - 14.20 Coffee break
14.20 - 14.50 The future of work.
Marguerita Lane, labour market economist, OECD.
14.50 - 15.10 Platform Economy in the Nordic countries – perspectives and problems.
15.10 - 15.30 The trade unions view on the development of the labour market of knowledge workers, including the rise of platform work.
Kari Sollien, Akademikerne, Norway
Stura Fjäder Akava, Finland
Göran Arrius, Saco, Sweden
Thorunn Sveinbjarnardottir, BHM, Iceland
Lars Qvistgaard, Akademikerne, Denmark

The conference is a part of Nordic Innovation's Platform Economy project.


Portriat of Trine Moa

Trine Moa

Senior Adviser Strategy and Governance
Trine has more than 14 years of experience working with strategic planning, developing and implementing methodology and tools for results management, evaluation and learning, with an innovative and solutions-oriented approach to her work.

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Nina Egeli

Senior Innovation Adviser
Internationalization, innovation and business development support, in combination with a strong background in strategy and policy development are main pillars in Nina’s professional life. Through project design and management, she aims to fit market needs with relevant services and opportunities that allows new business partnerships and business projects to prosper.

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Marthe Haugland

Senior Innovation Adviser
Marthe combines her international experience with her knowledge of business development and innovation to promote Nordic cooperation within the circular economy. She belives Nordic cooperation can drive the systemic change and give Nordic companies a competitive edge going forward.

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