It is an illusion that we live in the most innovative era. That is according to Björn Weigel, who argues that ownership is crucial for capitalism to flourish. You can hear him speak at SKAGEN's New Year's conference in January 2019.
New Year's Conference 2019
International experts give their views on the current financial and geopolitical climate.
Watch the recordings and view presentations from the conference.
Over the past ten years, we have gathered some of the world's foremost experts in a number of areas.
Nobel Prize winners, professors, philosophers and entrepreneurs. Some of the world's foremost experts have participated at SKAGEN's New Year Conference.
John H. Cochrane - Stanford Institute
“Towards a run-free financial system” Have we become immune to financial crises?
Anne Elizabeth Applebaum - Pulitzer Prize winning author
Brexit, fake news, and trade war – Applebaum will give us the annual geopolitical risk check.
Alexandra Morris - Investment director
Most emerging markets are contributing to global growth. What is the outlook for EM?
Björn Weigel, Investor and Author
Innovation, disruption, tech hype and why capitalism has lost its mojo.
Maria Strømme - Professor of Nanotechnology
How will nanotechnology change society and what opportunities does this give rise to for investors?
Philip Ripman - Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager
How to select the best performers in a world focused on sustainability.
A decade on from the financial crisis, is our financial system any safer? That is the question John Cochrane, Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, will look to answer at SKAGEN’s 2019 New Year conference.
What are the greatest political risks we will face in the upcoming year? That is just one of the questions that the Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Applebaum will be asking at our New Year’s Conference 2019.
Not many professors are named celebrity researchers by the media. Maria Strømme’s research and breakthroughs in nanotechnology may be instrumental in solving many of the world’s problems.
16 years in Norway
The New Year's Conference has been held for 16 consecutive years in Norway.
2 Nobel Prize winners
Two of the speakers have been Nobel Prize winners.
The conference has been held in 5 different European countries: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the UK and the Netherlands.
More than 90 speakers
More than 90 speakers have presented at our New Year's Conference over the past 16 years.