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Plenarveranstaltung: Klimawandel und Vorhersagbarkeit

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Deputy-Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam
Head, Climate Sciences Division, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven; Professor, University of Bremen
Director, Centre for the Analysis of Time Series, London School of Economics, London
Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Vienna; Chairman of the Advisory Board, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Dr. Ottmar EDENHOFER

Deputy-Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam

Diplomvolkswirt (Master Degree in Economics), University of Munich (Prädikatsexamen: with distinction) B.A. Philosophy, Hochschule für Philosophie, Munich (summa cum laude) Ph.D. in economics (summa cum laude), Social Conflict and Technological Change. Evolutionary models of Energy Use Professional Experience Founding of a private enterprise; several Occupations in the Public Health System Member of the Jesuit Order Chief of a Humanitarian Aid Organisation (Jesuit Refugee Service) in Croatia and Bosnia Journalist Research Assistant, Institute of Sociology, Technical University Darmstadt Deputy Head of Department of Global Change and Social Systems, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Leads together with Herman Held the Project 'Ocean Sequestration and the Transformation of the Global Energy System' funded by the Volkswagenstiftung and the SPARK Project at PIK Lead-author in IPCC Working Group III, Chapter 1 and 11 Chief Scientist in IMCP (Innovation Modelling Comparison Exercise) Chief Economist at PIK Fellow of the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst Leads the Mitigation Part of the EU ADAM Project together with Professor Eberhard Jochem Organiser of the International Conference 'Low Stabilisation Scenarios - Costs Technologies and Strategies', 16-17th March in Potsdam in cooperation with FEEM Member of the German Delegation in Bangkok, IPCC, WG III Deputy Director of PIK appointment as president of the Wuppertal Institute together with a professorship for Environmental Economics at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal; appointment turned down
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Dr. Peter LEMKE

Head, Climate Sciences Division, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven; Professor, University of Bremen

Diploma (M.S.) in Physics, University of Hamburg Research physicist, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg Ph.D. in Meteorology, University Hamburg Visiting scientist at Princeton University (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory) Habilitation in Meteorology, University Hamburg Associate Prof. University Bremen, Head Sea Ice Group, AWI Full Prof. University Kiel, Director Mar. Meteorol. Dept, IfM
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Ph.D. Leonard A. SMITH

Director, Centre for the Analysis of Time Series, London School of Economics, London

 Raised in Florida, receiving his Bachelors degree, with Honours, in "Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science" from the University of Florida and his MA, MPhil and Ph.D. in Physics from Columbia University (USA). Since 1992 he has been a Senior Research Fellow (Mathematics) at Pembroke College Oxford, working in the Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (OCIAM). He became a Professor of Statistics (Research), at the London School of Economics (LSE) in October 2004, where he is Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Time Series. His research interests focus on dynamical systems and predictability, with examples ranging from mathematical systems and laboratory experiments to weather and climate, each of which are discussed in his recently published book "A very short introduction to chaos" from OUP.

Dr. Peter C. AICHELBURG

Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Vienna; Chairman of the Advisory Board, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Habilitation in Theoretischer Physik a.o. Professor Lehrbeauftragter an der Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Triest, 1990-1992, sowie 2006 Vorstand des Instituts für Theoretische Physik Gastprofessor an der Universität von Texas, Austin
 Studium der Physik und Mathematik, Universität Wien
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Seminarwoche

Timetable einblenden

14.08.2008

15:00 - 15:30Eröffnung des Europäischen Forums Alpbach 2008Plenary
15:30 - 17:00EröffnungsreferatePlenary
17:00 - 18:30Vorstellung der SeminarinhaltePlenary
18:30 - 21:00EröffnungsempfangSocial

14.08.-20.08.2008

Seminar 11: Transatlantic relationsSeminar
Seminar 08: Who is in control? How the brain controls our thoughts and actionsSeminar
Seminar 10: Public opinion, opinion research and political decision-makingSeminar
Seminar 09: PredictabilitySeminar
Seminar 14: Art and PerceptionSeminar
Seminar 13: Wahrnehmung von Verantwortung im „globalen Verfassungsnetzwerk“ – Möglichkeiten und Grenzen (inter)nationaler HöchstgerichteSeminar
Seminar 12: Understanding fundamentalism: An interdisciplinary analysis of „Strong Religion“Seminar

14.08.-21.08.2008

Seminar 01: Climate change and what we need to do about itSeminar
Seminar 07: Security policy becoming a European issueSeminar
Seminar 05: A European people? Perception and formation of European citizensSeminar
Seminar 06: Ethics and biomedicine: Analysis of decisions and value judgementsSeminar
Seminar 03: Wirtschaftsforschung und WirtschaftspolitikSeminar
Seminar 02: Utopias and alternative (visions of) worldsSeminar
Seminar 04: Geschichtliche Situationsdeutungen und historische EntscheidungenSeminar

15.08.2008

18:30 - 19:30Special Lecture: Europa – Strategische Entscheidungen für den KontinentPlenary

16.08.2008

15:30 - 17:00Plenarveranstaltung: Klimawandel und VorhersagbarkeitPlenary

18.08.2008

17:00 - 18:30Plenarveranstaltung: 40 Jahre Prager FrühlingPlenary

19.08.2008

15:30 - 17:00Plenarveranstaltung: Was blieb von 1968?Plenary