Kulturoperatørene AS
Phone: +47 4000 7941
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Are you looking for information about previous year's conference presentations or lecturers? 
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About Overflate

CONFERENCE WITH PRESENTATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS 

The Overflate Conference and Expo is an established, prestigious event focusing on corrosion protection, surface treatment and insulation. The conference last year attracted more than 300 industry participants, ranging from Top Management to Skilled Craftsmen. The conference is a well-established meeting place with participation from more than 115 companies within the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry, ship builders, infrastructure, engineering and inspection companies, contractors and suppliers. This year we expect the conference to be even bigger with approximately 70 presentations in several parallel sessions each day.

Overflate is hosted by NKF Bergen

NKF Bergen's goal is to create interest and engagement to the subject area corrosion and corrosion protection, and to contribute with knowledge exchange, experience transfer and network building for all actors in the field.

The association also aims to stimulate the recruitment of younger members, to ensure continuity and renewal. To achieve this NFK Bergen want to arrange theme nights, workshops, courses and conferences. 

If you are interested in information about previous Overflate confererences, please contact us at post@kulturoperatorene.no

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StS Gruppen

LASSE ØVREÅS

Lasse Øvreås has had senior positions within Materials and Inspection Technology for over 20 years. He is currently the Technical Manager of the StS gruppen and chairman of NKF Bergen.

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Wintershall Norge AS

CHRISTIAN AARLAND EIDE

Christian Aarland Eide has a masters degree in mechanical engineering, with experience as an inspection and mechanical engineer in AGR and Statoil. Eide is now Senior Engineer, static mechanical, in Wintershall Norge AS. Eide has been a member of the program committee since 2011. 

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DNV GL

BÅRD ESPELID

Bård Espelid has worked within marine technology and integrity management in DNV GL since the early 1980's. Today, he is a DNV GL Subsea and Well Business Development Leader. His tasks are especially connected with following up customers, and service development. Espelid has been involved with the Overflate conference for the past 10 years. 

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Beerenberg

GEIR HARRIS

Geir Harris is the Vice President of Technology & Development in Benarx Solutions AS. His background is as a Mechanical Engineer, and later, management from INSEAD. Harris has experience as a Mechanical Engineer, Consultant Engineer and has held management positions in several Contracting companies within the Oil and Gas Industry since 2000. From 2010 Technical Manager in Beerenberg until 2015, as SVP in Benarx. Harris joined the program committee in 2015. 

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ClampOn AS

GEIR INSTANES

Geir Instanes is the Vice President of ClampOn AS. He has worked with developing ultrasonic sensors in the oil and gas industry for more than 20 years. He is one of the entrepreneurs and owners of ClampOn which has grown to become one of the world's largest distributors of ultrasonic intelligent sensors. Instanes has been involved in programming the Overflate conference for the past three years. 

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NKF Bergen

GRETHE SEBAK ROJAHN

Grethe Sebak Rojahn has been the treasurer for NKF Bergen since 1994. She has been working in different oil companies, but has now retired from work. Rojahn has been involved with programming the Overflate conference since the very beginning.

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Oceaneering

KAI GUNNAR NYSÆTHER

Kai Gunnar Nysæther has worked within inspection and maintenance for more than 20 years. He is now a technical manager at Oceaneering Asset Integrity. Kai Gunnar has been a member of the program committee since 2016.

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Petroleumstilsynet

SANDRA GUSTAFSSON

Sandra Gustafsson has a Master of Science in materials physics from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. Sandra has over 15 years’ experience in the field of materials technology, as well as offshore operations, maintenance and modifications. She is currently working in structural integrity in the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway.

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Wintershall Norge

TOR HARRY FAUSKE

Tor Harry Fauske has worked within inspection and NDT since the mid-70's and is now technical responsible for Inspection and ISS disciplines on Brage. Fauske has previously been inspection responsible on Troll A and Kollsnes, and held a position as Advisor Inspection Technology in Statoil. He has been involved with the Overflate conference for the past 10 years. 

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DNV GL

ØYSTEIN BJAANES

Øystein Bjaanes has worked in the oil and gas industry for the last 17 years, with a main focus within materials technology, inspection technology and maintenance management. He is currently Principal Engineer at DNV GL Materials Bergen. Bjaanes has been a member of the program committee since 2016. 

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Bilfinger Industrier

TOR MINSAAS

Tor Minsaas has a Master's Degree in Computer Science, as well as an MBA. He has had various leadership roles in Kongsberg, Norsk Data and BP, before joining Bilfinger in 2010. He has international work eperience from a variety of functions including IT, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Project MAnagement and Operations. Minsaas is now Director of Products and Technology within Bilfinger.