Thank you for making the User Summit  2023 a success

This year's Fonn Group User Summit was held in London and co-hosted by GB News. Customers, prospects and partners spent 2 days sharing their knowledge, presenting their projects, discussing and networking. 

Thank you to our co-host GB News and the event sponsors Cuttingroom, qibb, Electric Friends, and Vizrt. 


Steinar Bjørlykke on: "Transforming Culture, Organisation and Workflows - the big challenge when relocating a media business"


Karsten Skov Villandsen, Planning Editor at TV Syd, together with Jakob Schjødt-Pedersen,  disucssing "Adaptations and Change Management with New Workflows"


Kristian Kim Eikeland from Mjoll and Andre Folkestad from University of Volda. Folkestad presented: "From Chaos to Dina - Next Level of Student Journalists Trained with Dina" together with Reidulf Botn

Michael Jensen, Fonn Group
Stephen Willmott, GB News
Håvard Myklebust, CEO of Fonn Group

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Fonn Group User Summit agenda

Wednesday 24th of May


Registration & Breakfast (Atrium, Hilton)


"Welcome to the Fonn Group User Summit" 
(Great Western 2 Suite, Hilton)
Michael Jensen, Chairman and Håvard Myklebust, CEO at Fonn Group

09:40 "How GB News is shaking up British media and embracing the future of broadcast technology" by Angelos Frangopoulos, CEO of GB News 
10:20 "NY Times and the power of knowledge" by Abraham Sater, The New York Times
11:00 Coffee break (15 min, Atrium, Hilton) 

"From Chaos to Dina - University at Volda, next level of student journalists trained with Dina" by André Folkestad and Reidulf Botn, University of Volda. 

11:55 Lunch & Networking (45 min, Buffet, standing, Atrium, Hilton) 

"What's new and next in Dina, Q&A"
Andreas T. Whiteley, CTO, Dina and Mads Grønbæk, Chief Innovation Officer at Dina


"What's new and next in Mimir, Q&A"
Steinar Søreide, CTO at Mimir


Coffee Break & Networking (20 min, Atrium, Hilton) 


Taking training to another level - Launching our Dina and Mimir Courses
A sneak peak on how the learning platform looks like and see examples of courses that will be launched soon, by Linn Veronica Bredesen, CEO, Kunnusta



"End-to-end workflow for live video production at GB News - technical setup" Preparation for this afternoon tour at GB News" by Audrey Heaton, Senior Craft Editor at GB News. 

16:00 - 17:00

Tours at GB News - sign-up required. 

Tour group 1 & 2: 16:10 PM (full)
Tour group 3 & 4: 16:35 PM (full)
Tour group 5: 17:00 


Social event and dinner at the Johnny Green
87 Allitsen Rd 
Go here for Google Maps directions.

Transportation from GB News:
Bus 1 leaves at 16:30 PM - Fonn Group contact person: Ingrid 
Bus 2 leaves at 17:00 PM - Fonn Group contact person: Knut Alfred
For anyone leaving after 5, please take a taxi. 

Thursday 25th of May

09:00 Breakfast & Networking
09:40 "Adaptations and change management with new workflows" by  Jakob Schjødt-Pedersen, Change Management Agent and Karsten Skov Villadsen, Planning Editor at TV Syd
10:20 "Mimir for live production" by Dan Cherowbrier, Formula E
11:00 Coffee break (10 min, Atrium, Hilton) 
11:10 "The Workflow Trap" by Ivan Lovrecek, Media Expert and Producer, Videoclick
11:50 Lunch & Networking (45 min, Buffet, standing, Atrium, Hilton) 
"Transforming culture, organisation and workflows - the big challenges when relocating a media business" by Steinar Bjørlykke, Head of Technology and Development, NRK Central Region
13:15 Session to be announced on-site, on the opening day

 "When AI makes better content than you." by Eirik Solheim, Journalist and Technical Advisor at NRK Beta


Coffee Break & Networking (20 min, Atrium, Hilton)) 


Workshop TBA


Closing session (10 min)




Secure your ticket

Registration for the Fonn Group User Summit 2023, co-hosted by Gb News, is now closed. 

Who can attend? 
The Fonn Group User Summit is for customers and prospects of Mimir, Dina, and Kunnusta. For partners and sponsorship options, please contact us for information. 

The event will be in London, UK, May 24-25, 2023.

Hilton Paddington London. 

Tour at GB News:
With our co-host, GB news, we invite all User Summit attendees to join a tour at GB News headquarters in London. Sign-up for the tour will be announced soon. 

Our first keynote speakers will be announced soon, with the event agenda. 

Accommodation in London: We recommend our event attendees book a hotel near Paddington Station.


Fonn Group User Summit 2023

Key contact persons for the event


Michael Jensen

Chairman of the Fonn Group User Summit 2023 | Head of Technology and Innovation at TV2 Fyn

Michael is the chair of the event program and our co-host. 

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Haavard Myklebust

CEO at Fonn Group

Myklebust is actively involved in the Fonn Group companies and serves as Executive Chairman in Mediability, Mimir and Dina. 

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Steinar Søreide

CTO at Mimir Co-inventor 

Since the launch of Mimir in early 2019 the product has evolved into a complete production asset management solution with powerful workflow integrations with Avid, Adobe, EVS, GV and more. 

Steinar presents the latest and greatest for Mimir and what's coming next. 

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Mads Grønbæk

Chief Product Officer at Dina

Mads Grønbæk is the co-inventor of Dina, the story-centric newsroom solution that has revolutionized how journalists create, plan and collaborate. 

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Andreas T. Whiteley 

CTO at Dina

Andreas Whiteley is the new CTO of Dina and will, together with Dina´s co-inventor Mads Grønbæk, show its latest and greatest features of Dina.

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Ingrid Agasøster

Event coordinator 

Marketing Manager for Fonn Group with companies.
Phone: +47 99533791