Programme

 12:45 – 13:05

Opening addresses

Host: Author and futurist Bergur Ebbi 

 

13:05 – 13:50

IP and sustainability þema 1

Natural resources and intellectual property

How has the changing innovation landscape reshaped how we create value from natural resources?

 

13:50 – 13:55

Greeting from the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO)

 

13:55 – 14:10

Þema 2

Innovating for a brighter future

How can intellectual property spur progress in sustainable technology?

 

14:10 – 14:30

Break

 

14:30 – 15:00

15:00 – 15:05

Greeting from the European Patent Office (EPO)

15:05 – 15:50

Dagskrá þema 3

Health, food production, and intellectual property

Sustainable technology is changing every aspect of our lives. What role can intellectual property play in turning good ideas into reality?

  • Innovation in the supply-chain industry, Guðmundur Reynaldsson, Controlant
  • New alternatives in sustainable food production, Dr. Björn Örvar, Orf Genetics
  • Energy to food - Converting clean energy to sustainable food, Ari Ingimundarson, VAXA

15:50 – 15:55

Greeting from the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

15:55 – 16:15

Panel discussion

Moderator: Ásta Valdimarsdóttir, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health

16:15 – 17:00

Drinks reception