Global Sourcing
Ever‐increasing global competition challenges the ability of Norwegian industry to adapt to markets,technology and new forms of organisation. Global sourcing is one of the strategies that will help Norwegian industry to stay competitive and successful in the future.

The NTNU Globalisation Programme, IGLO-MP and the SMARTLOG Network invites you to attend a free seminar on current pressing issues related to international business. The latest research and insight on the challenges and opportunities of Global Sourcing will be presented by international and national academics as well as representatives from leading multinationals the 2nd of November in Trondheim.

We are proud to announce that we have booked international academic experts in the field: Prof. Finn Wynstra (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands), Dr. Lutz Preuss (Royal Holloway University of London) and Prof. Luitzen de Boer (NTNU, Norway). All have made significant contributions to research and literature on Global Sourcing.

Welcome to a free, inspiring and extraordinary informative seminar and networking event!



08.30 – 09.00 Coffee and registration

09.00 – 10.00 Welcome and Presentations

Prof. Indra de Soya

Professor of Political Science

Director Globalization Research Program

Prof. Luitzen de Boer

Professor of Logistics Management at NTNU

Prof. Finn Wynstra

Professor of Purchasing and Supply Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam

10.15-11.15 Presentations

Dr. Lutz Preuss

Senior Lecturer in European and International Business Policy at Royal Holloway University of London

Christofer Skaar

PhD Candidate

11.30-12.00 Presentations

Thomas Kristiansen

International Procurement Manager

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 Presentations

Olav Storli Ulvund

Chief Procurement Officer at Telenor Nordic

Per Ivar Roald

Head of Accelerated Business Development


14.15-15.30 Panel Debate

Debate Chair: PhD Torbjørn Netland, NTNU


Industrial Panel:

-         Reinertsen |Thomas Kristiansen

-         Telenor| Olav Storli Ulvund

-         Ulstein |Per Ivar Roald

Academic Panel:

-         Finn Wynstra, Lutz Preuss.


Key information:

  • Time: 02. November 2010: 08.30‐16.00
  • Place: Lerkendal Stadium, Entrance 9, 3rd floor (signs will guide you from the entrance to the seminar room)
  • Funding partners: The Norwegian Research Council + NTNU Globalisation Programme
  • Price: Free of charge. Lunch will be served.
  • Contact person and registration: Ina Holdø, ,

Publisert 18. oktober 2010