Speaker: Øyvind Hanssen

PhD in computer science. Currently working as an associate professor, teaching information systems at Nord University (business school), Mo i Rana Norway.

I am also an active radio amateur (Ham radio operator). My interests include:

- Free software.

- Geographical Information systems. I am developing open source software in this area which is used by norwegian rescue services.

- Information systems for rescue services and emergency management. I am a co-founder and a board member of DISCO open source foundation.

- Operating systems, embedded systems, electronics. I am developing hardware for position tracking using HAM radio transmitters.

- Ethics and society issues related to information systems. I am teaching this at the university.

- I am also a co-founder and board member of Rana Makerspace.


E-Mail: ohanssen@acm.org