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Agenda for the 2nd Annual Trade Finance


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Agenda for the 2nd Annual Trade Finance

  1. 1. 2nd Annual Trade Finance in the Nordics Forum nd June 2 , 2010 Venue: The Hotel Continental Oslo, Norway Sponsored by: SEB DNB Nor BNY Mellon AGENDA 08:00 Registration and coffee 08:45 Welcome from SEB Lars Hagne, Head of Trade Finance sales, Norway, SEB 08:50 Chairman’s introduction Dominic Broom, Head of Treasury Services Business Development EMEA, BNY Mellon 09:00 Keynote speaker • The importance of trade to Norway and Scandinavia Rikke Lind, State Secretary. Ministry of Trade and Industry Oslo 09:30 Economic overview Stein Bruun, Chief Economist, SEB Oslo 10.00 Nordic banking panel – experience from the front line • Trade finance in the current market environment • Where are the opportunities? • Reviewing strategies – innovating to combat crisis • Does a cash management approach work best? • The availability of credit in the Nordic region • Working capital – a company’s lifeblood Lars Hagne, Head of Trade Finance sales, Norway, SEB Borghild Holen, Head of International, DnB NOR Bank ASA Tore Skoglund, Head of Trade Finance Norway, Fokus Bank Senior representative – Nordea Colin Robertson, Treasury Services Sales Head, Northern Europe, BNY Mellon (Moderator) 10:45 Networking break 11:15 Corporate Case Study: Volvo Construction Equipment • Pros and cons of trade solutions Patrik Achtman, Finance Director, Volvo Construction Equipment 11:45 Nordic Trade Finance in the wake of the financial crisis Borghild Holen, Head of International - DnB NOR Bank ASA 12:15 ECA Panel – mitigating risks and filling gaps in the market Edvard Stang, Director, GIEK Henrik Welch, Senior Director, Guarantees and Project Finance, EKF Kerstin Gedung Executive Director, Head of Structured Finance, SEK Helén Seemann, Director of Business Area for Large Enterprises, EKN Moderator – TBC
  2. 2. 13:00 Lunch and networking break 14:30 BNY Mellon presentation Liquidity Issues 15:00 SEB presentation Lars Hagne, Head of Trade Finance sales, Norway, SEB 15:30 Networking break 16:00 The Benche now your financial community Håkan Aldrin, Sheriff at the Benche 16.20 Nordic corporate panel • How have banks performed in the downturn? • Which products and solutions have been of most value? • What is the new normal? • The challenges ahead Flemming Lippert, Head of Trade Finance sales, Denmark, SEB (Moderator) Patrik Achtman, Finance Director, Volvo Construction Equipment Øyvind Halvorsen, Head of Corporate Finance, Aker Solutions ASA Bjørn Sandmoe, Head of Corporate Credit, StatoilHydro ASA 17:05 Chairman’s closing remarks