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01: Risk and Perception of Risk (in English)

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Breakout / Working Group
english language

Speakers

senior partner in Media Alliance, Aberdeenshire
Communications project manager in the pharmaceuticals development department of the Roche Group, based in Basel, Switzerland Director, Lexicon Consulting, Basel
Representative for EU Affairs, CNC - Communications & Network Consulting AG, Brussels
Pharma Issue Manager in the Pharma Business Communications department, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Basel
Professor of Human Psychopharmacology and Head of HPRU Medical Research Centre at the University of Surrey, Guildford, England
Director Governmental Relations, Akzo Nobel
Managing Director, Austrian Science Fund, Vienna
Chief Financial Officer, UniCredit Banca Mobiliare (UBM)
Secretary General, The European Round Table of Industrialists, Brussels Chair

Bill BRECKON

senior partner in Media Alliance, Aberdeenshire

 Medical Correspondent of The Daily Mail for several years before editing the doctors' newspaper Medical News and then becoming International Editor of The Medical Tribune Group
 radio and television reporter, presenting for many years the BBC Radio 4 consumer programme "You and Yours" and writing and presenting numerous radio documentaries for the BBC (e.g. The Finger on the Pulse and Reel Evidence series)
 Television work included writing and reporting for 4 What It's Worth on Channel 4, where his films won several national and international awards
 writer and broadcaster specialising in medical topics and in current affairs
 Now senior partner in Media Alliance, an communications agency specialising in communications for high-technology, science-based industries

Andrew CRAVEN

Communications project manager in the pharmaceuticals development department of the Roche Group, based in Basel, Switzerland Director, Lexicon Consulting, Basel

 Degrees in Physics and Communications
 Started communications career in radio journalism
 Later recruited into first the chemicals, then pharmaceutical industries as a communications expert
 Moderator/facilitator at senior level data-discovery and experience-sharing meetings in the areas of business, law-enforcement and politics
 Proprietor of Lexicon, a communications agency providing consultancy in the areas of strategic public and media relations, and in reputation and issue management
 Communications project manager in the pharmaceuticals development department of the Roche Group, based in Basel, Switzerland

Dr. Hanns R. GLATZ

Representative for EU Affairs, CNC - Communications & Network Consulting AG, Brussels

 Studied law, politics and economics, University of Vienna
 Doctor of laws, University of Vienna
 MA European Studies, College of Europe in Bruges
1968 Private Office, Austrian Minister of Agriculture, Vienna
1970 Ford Europe, Governmental Affairs Office, Brussels
1979 Secretary General of the CLCA, the EU federation of national motor vehicle manufacturers associations, Brussels
1989-2009 Head, Corporate Representative Office for European Affairs, Daimler-Benz (now Daimler AG), Brussels
since 2010 Head of Brussels Office, CNC - Communications & Network Consulting AG, International

Dr. Susan E. HILTON

Pharma Issue Manager in the Pharma Business Communications department, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Basel

 Medical degrees (MB, BChir) from the University of Cambridge, UK and a Masters degree in Computer Sciences from Cambridge University, UK
 Clinical experience as an anaesthetist, work in the pharmaceutical industry as a medical advisor, head of research
 Joined Hoffmann-La Roche, led an international team responsible for the safety aspects of all marketed and developing products in the field of neuropsychopharmacology
 Acknowledged expert in issue management, with particular expertise in the field of psychotropic drugs
 Pharma Issue Manager in the Pharma Business Communications department at Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel

PhD Dr. Ian HINDMARCH

Professor of Human Psychopharmacology and Head of HPRU Medical Research Centre at the University of Surrey, Guildford, England

 founding editor of Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental and currently the Editor-in-Chief

Joachim KOWALLIK

Director Governmental Relations, Akzo Nobel

 Graduation (Master degree and PHD) in chemistry and toxicology from the University of Kiel (Germany)
 Over 30 years managerial and operational experience in research, product development, manufacturing and marketing within several business activities of Akzo Nobel in diverse functions in Africa, South America and Europe
 Since 1990 operational experience in governmental affairs and European advocacy activities covering a wide range of technology areas such as: chemical industry, biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry, environment, R & D, energy and management systems (Q/HSE)
 Profound knowledge of the European institutions (Commission, Council, EP, Ecosoc) and the legislative procedures

Dr. Gerhard KRATKY

Managing Director, Austrian Science Fund, Vienna

 School and University in Vienna, Austria. PhD in Mathematical Logic at the University of Vienna.
1968-1969 Research Assistant at the University of Georgia (Computer Science), Athens, USA
1970-1971 Research Assistant at the University of Vienna (Institute for Mathematical Logic)
1971-1973 System Analyst at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Austria
1973-1980 Strategic tasks in the Planning & IT-department of one of the biggest banks in Austria (Creditanstalt-Bankverein)
1980-1994 CEO of an internationally acting Software- and Systems House (Management Data)
1995-1999 General Manager of the Austrian Liberal Party (Liberales Forum)
2000-2003 Director in the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, in charge of "Funding of Research and Technology"
since 2003 Secretary General of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

PhD Ferdinando SAMARIA

Chief Financial Officer, UniCredit Banca Mobiliare (UBM)

1991 BA
 2 years researching in the field of Image Processing with Olivetti Research Laboratories in Cambridge
1994 MA and PhD in Engineering from Trinity College, Cambridge University
1996 joins Credit Suisse Financial Products, London
1998 moves to UniCredito Italiano as managing director in the area of risk management

Wim PHILIPPA

Secretary General, The European Round Table of Industrialists, Brussels

 Business, marketing and law degrees
1970 Heineken Breweries in the Netherlands, management positions covering South & Central America, the Caribbean and Western Europe
1979 joined Ciba-Geigy in the Netherlands and held subsequent commercial and managerial positions in Zimbabwe and Greece
 Since 1998 appointed Secretary General of the European Round Table of Industrialists
1994-1998 Head of the European Union Relations Office of Ciba-Geigy in Brussels, subsequently ran a political and legal consultancy firm

Technology Symposium

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kategorie: Alle BreakoutPlenary

22.08.2002

13:00 - 13:05WelcomePlenary
13:15 - 14:00Cooperations, Networks and RisksPlenary
14:00 - 14:30Plenary statement: Civilizations: Why Did the Best Win?Plenary
14:30 - 15:30Discusion: Why Did the Best Win?Plenary
16:00 - 17:00Looking up -looking downPlenary
17:00 - 17:30Perspectives of Borderless NetworksPlenary
17:30 - 18:00Culture Technology: Graz '03Plenary
20:00 - 20:30Original, Copy and FakePlenary
20:30 - 21:30The Robot and the Heart Surgeon - Zeus meets SocratesPlenary

23.08.2002

00:00 - 00:00Junior AlpbachBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 01: Risk and Perception of Risk (in English)Breakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 02: The Risk of Climate ChangeBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 03: A Regional Network for Science and Teaching (in English)Breakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 04: Research as a Commodity on the Benefits of Research ResultsBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 05: Technology Networks and Structures of Non-University ResearchBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 06: Network: Private Public PartnershipBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 07: The Valuation of Companies between Cyber Capitalism and Economic RealityBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 08: Innovation, Technology and Quality Control - the Risks of the Medical SystemBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 09: Science and Technology Advice for Policy Makers (in English)Breakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 10: Air and Space Technologies - a Chance for AustriaBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 11: Mobility 2020Breakout
09:00 - 15:00Working Group 12: Information Security: The Science and Technology of Recognizing and Protecting Valuable Intellectual Assets (in English)Breakout
13:30 - 15:00Off-Alpbach: An Ontoesthetic ExperimentBreakout
16:00 - 18:30The Big ChallengesPlenary
20:00 - 21:00Networking in Health Systems: From the patients via the doctor s office to the hospitals - medical services onlinePlenary
21:00 - 22:00Future Technologies - Future SocietyPlenary

24.08.2002

09:00 - 09:45Cooperations, Networks and RisksPlenary
09:45 - 10:15Resumée "Junior Alpbach"Plenary
10:30 - 11:30Reflections on the 2002 Alpbach Technology ForumPlenary
10:30 - 11:30Resumée of the working groupsPlenary
11:30 - 11:45Resumée "Off-Alpbach"Plenary
11:50 - 13:00Final discussion: The Future of SciencePlenary
13:00 - 13:15Final remarksPlenary