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Zukunftsszenarien: in welchen Zeiträumen können wir planen?

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Director, Future of Humanity Institute; Director, Progamme on the Impacts of Future Technology; Professor, Oxford Martin School & Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford
Right Livelihood Award Laureate; Executive Director, ETC Group, Ottawa
President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen Chair


Director, Future of Humanity Institute; Director, Progamme on the Impacts of Future Technology; Professor, Oxford Martin School & Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford

 Nick Bostrom is Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy at Oxford University and founding Director of the Future of Humanity Institute and of the Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology within the Oxford Martin School. He is the author of some 200 publications, including Anthropic Bias (Routledge, 2002 and 2010), Global Catastrophic Risks (ed., OUP, 2008 and 2011), and Human Enhancement (ed., OUP, 2009), and has a forthcoming book on Superintelligence. He previously taught at Yale, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow of the British Academy. Bostrom has a background in physics, computational neuroscience, and mathematical logic as well as philosophy.
 He is best known for his work in five areas: (i) the concept of existential risk; (ii) the simulation argument; (iii) anthropics (developing the first mathematically explicit theory of observation selection effects);
 (iv) transhumanism, including related issues in bioethics and on consequences of future technologies; and (v) foundations and practical implications of consequentialism (e.g., Astronomical Waste, Infinite Ethics, Technological Revolutions). He is currently working on a book on the possibility of an intelligence explosion and on the existential risks and strategic issues related to the prospect of machine superintelligence.
 In 2009, he was awarded the Eugene R. Gannon Award (one person selected annually worldwide from the fields of philosophy, mathematics, the arts and other humanities, and the natural sciences). He has been listed in the FP 100 Global Thinkers list, the Foreign Policy Magazine's list of the world's top 100 minds. His writings have been translated into more than 21 languages, and there have been some 80 translations or reprints of his works. He has done more than 470 interviews for TV, film, radio, and print media, and he has addressed academic and popular audiences around the world.


Right Livelihood Award Laureate; Executive Director, ETC Group, Ottawa

 Pat Mooney, a Canadian, is the co-founder and executive director of ETC group -- an international civil society organization headquartered in Canada with offices in Ethiopia, Mexico, Philippines and USA. ETC group has consultative status with ECOSOC, FAO, UNCTAD, UNEP, UNFCCC, IPCC and the UN Biodiversity Convention. Since 1977, ETC group has focused on the role of new technologies on the lives and livelihoods of marginalized peoples around the world. Pat Mooney has almost half a century of experience working in international civil society, first addressing aid and development issues and then focusing on food, agriculture and commodity trade. He received The Right Livelihood Award (the "Alternative Nobel Prize") in the Swedish Parliament in 1985 and the Pearson Peace Prize from Canada's Governor General in 1998. He has also received the American "Giraffe Award" given to people "who stick their necks out."
 The author or co-author of several books on the politics of biotechnology and biodiversity, Pat Mooney is widely regarded as an authority on issues of global governance, corporate concentration, and intellectual property monopoly. Although much of ETC's work continues to emphasize plant genetic resources and agricultural biodiversity, the work expanded in the early 1980s to include biotechnology. In the late 1990s, the work expanded further to encompass a succession of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, synthetic biology, geoengineering, and new developments in genomics and neurosciences.
 Currently, the organization is closely involved in preparations for this year's Rio+20 Conference. Mooney and ETC group contribute their experience in helping to reform the UN/FAO Committee on World Food Security which is now a model of intergovernmental and multi-agency collaboration on food issues and includes a novel and highly successful interactive relationship between governments, civil society and UN secretariats. ETC group is proposing the UN CFS model for any new institutional initiatives that may arise from the Rio +20 process. Based upon Mr. Mooney s and ETC s experience, the organization is also advancing proposals for the development of a UN Office for Technology Assessment or another technology assessment facility within the UN system that might ultimately evolve into an International Convention for the Evaluation of New Technologies (ICENT).

Dr. Joachim TREUSCH

President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen

1970 Professur in Frankfurt
1971 Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Physik in Dortmund
1984-1986 Präsident der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft
seit 1987 Vorstandsmitglied der Kernforschungsanlage Jülich (KFA)
1993-1997 Vorsitzender der Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren
1995-1996 Präsident der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte
1990-2006 Vorsitzender des Vorstands der Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
1999-2003 Vorsitzender des Deutschen Verbandes Technisch-Wissenschaftlicher Vereine
2000-2006 Vorsitzender des Lenkungsausschusses "Wissenschaft im Dialog"
2006-2012 Präsident der Jacobs University Bremen


Timetable einblenden


10:00 - 12:30Technologiebrunch gegeben von Standortagentur TirolSocial
13:00 - 13:10BegrüßungPlenary
13:10 - 13:30Eröffnung der Alpbacher Technologiegespräche 2012Plenary
13:30 - 14:15EröffnungsreferatePlenary
14:15 - 15:05Energie für morgenPlenary
15:25 - 16:55Global Earth Research - Forschung für die Zukunft der Erde in Kooperation mit der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher ForschungszentrenPlenary
16:55 - 17:45Kampf gegen den Krebs - Durchbrüche und ErwartungenPlenary
20:00 - 21:30Produktion und Forschung im globalen Wettbewerb - wer bestimmt die Zukunft?Plenary
21:30 - 23:30Abendempfang gegeben von Forschung AustriaSocial
21:30 - 23:30Karrierelounge - Abendveranstaltung mit Buffet für StudentInnen, JungwissenschaftlerInnen und BerufseinsteigerInnen, gegeben von den Veranstaltern der Alpbacher Technologiegespräche und Siemens AG ÖsterreichSocial


09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 01: Schlüsseltechnologien - Zukunft für Europas JugendBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 02: Chancen und Grenzen von "Ambient Assisted Living"Breakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 03: Smart City - der Mensch im MittelpunktBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 04: Demographie und Humankapital als Chance für InnovationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 05: Produktionsstandorte der Zukunft - Entscheidungsfaktoren, Chancen und RisikenBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 06: Klettersteig in die wissenschaftliche KarriereBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 07: Schlüsselelemente erfolgreicher InnovationskulturenBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 08: Lernen durch innovative BildungsnetzwerkeBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 09: Gesucht: jung, technisch begabt, wissbegierigBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 10: Smart Governance for smart SpecialisationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 11: Medizintechnik: Herausforderungen und ChanceBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 12: Cyber-Sicherheit als kritischer StabilitätsfaktorBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Arbeitskreis 13: Moderne Technologien und ihre Rolle in DemokratieprozessenBreakout
09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Wissenschaft und Technologie für junge MenschenBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Kinderuni Alpbach - Wissenschaft und Technologie für KinderBreakout
09:45 - 15:00Sonderveranstaltung: FTI-Internationalisierung in Österreich und der EUBreakout
16:00 - 17:15Individualisierung als Basis für Bildung und InnovationPlenary
17:30 - 19:30Wege zum Nobelpreis - PreisträgerInnen im Gespräch mit österreichischen NachwuchswissenschaftlerInnen in Kooperation mit der Stiftung Lindauer Nobelpreisträgertreffen BodenseePlenary


09:00 - 10:30Neue Technologien, die unser Leben verändern - Ausgewählte EU "Flagship-Projekte"Plenary
10:45 - 12:00Zukunftsszenarien: in welchen Zeiträumen können wir planen?Plenary
12:00 - 13:05Die Physik des FußballsPlenary
13:05 - 13:15Abschluss-StatementPlenary
13:20 - 14:00Imbiss zum Abschluss der VeranstaltungSocial