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Plenarveranstaltung: Klimawandel und Vorhersagbarkeit

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
in englischer Sprache

Vortragende

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 Chair

Dr. Ottmar EDENHOFER

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

1987 Diplomvolkswirt (Master Degree in Economics), University of Munich (Prädikatsexamen: with distinction)
1991 B.A. Philosophy, Hochschule für Philosophie, Munich (summa cum laude)
1999 Ph.D. in economics (summa cum laude), Social Conflict and Technological Change. Evolutionary models of Energy Use Professional Experience
1981-1987 Founding of a private enterprise; several Occupations in the Public Health System
1987-1994 Member of the Jesuit Order
1991-1993 Chief of a Humanitarian Aid Organisation (Jesuit Refugee Service) in Croatia and Bosnia
1993-1994 Journalist
1994-2000 Research Assistant, Institute of Sociology, Technical University Darmstadt
2000-2005 Deputy Head of Department of Global Change and Social Systems, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
since 2003 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
since 2004 Lead-author in IPCC Working Group III, Chapter 1 and 11
since 2004 Chief Scientist in IMCP (Innovation Modelling Comparison Exercise)
since 2005 Chief Economist at PIK
2005 Fellow of the Hanse Institute for Advanced Study, Delmenhorst
2006 Leads the Mitigation Part of the EU ADAM Project together with Professor Eberhard Jochem
2006 Organiser of the International Conference 'Low Stabilisation Scenarios - Costs Technologies and Strategies', 16-17th March in Potsdam in cooperation with FEEM
2007 Member of the German Delegation in Bangkok, IPCC, WG III
since 2007 Deputy Director of PIK
2007 appointment as president of the Wuppertal Institute together with a professorship for Environmental Economics at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal; appointment turned down
2007 appointment to a professorship at the Technical University of Berlin for the chair of Economics of Climate Chance; appointment accepted

Dr. Peter LEMKE

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

1975 Diploma (M.S.) in Physics, University of Hamburg
1975-1989 Research physicist, Max-Planck-Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg
1980 Ph.D. in Meteorology, University Hamburg
1981-1983 Visiting scientist at Princeton University (Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory)
1987 Habilitation in Meteorology, University Hamburg
1989 Associate Prof. University Bremen, Head Sea Ice Group, AWI
1995 Full Prof. University Kiel, Director Mar. Meteorol. Dept, IfM
2001 Full Prof. University Bremen and Alfred-Wegener-Institut for Polar and Marine Research

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

 Studium der Physik und Mathematik, Universität Wien
1974 Habilitation in Theoretischer Physik
1980 a.o. Professor
1981-1986 Lehrbeauftragter an der Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Triest
1984-1986, 1990-1992, sowie 2006 Vorstand des Instituts für Theoretische Physik
1987 Gastprofessor an der Universität von Texas, Austin
 Lehr- und Forschungsaufenthalte u. a.:
 International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste; Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela; Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Kolumbien; Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico; Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, England; Albert-Einstein-Institut für Gravitationsforschung, Potsdam; Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
seit 2000 Professor für theoretische Physik, Universität Wien

Seminarwoche

Timetable einblenden

14.08.2008

17:00 - 17:30Eröffnung des Europäischen Forums Alpbach 2008Plenary
17:30 - 19:00EröffnungsreferatePlenary
19:00 - 20:30Vorstellung der SeminarinhaltePlenary
20:30 - 23:00EröffnungsempfangSocial

14.08.-21.08.2008

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

14.08.-20.08.2008

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

15.08.2008

20:30 - 21:30Special Lecture: Europa - Strategische Entscheidungen für den KontinentPlenary

16.08.2008

17:30 - 19:00Plenarveranstaltung: Klimawandel und VorhersagbarkeitPlenary

18.08.2008

19:00 - 20:30Plenarveranstaltung: 40 Jahre Prager FrühlingPlenary

19.08.2008

17:30 - 19:00Plenarveranstaltung: Was blieb von 1968?Plenary