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05: Space Policy: A New Strategic Challenge for Europe

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Alpbacher Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
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The intention to embed space policy firmly in the European Constitution as well as in the White Paper of the European Commission are signs of a new conscience of its importance for Europe. The scientific discoveries of the space sector and the new technologies and their applications are to be put into service for Europe and her citizens. This effort is centered around Europe’s demand for independent access to space, for international competition and enhanced consideration of environmental and security aspects of space technology. In addition, these activities also provide an important contribution to support the common foreign and security policy, as shown for instance by Dual-Use Applications in the framework of the Galileo Program and within the GMES initiative.
The establishment of the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) in Vienna provides Austria with a think tank for the development of future European strategies in space policy.

Speakers

Director, Space Policy Institute, Elliott School of international affairs, George Washington University, Washington DC and professor of political science and international affairs
Generalsekretär ESPI European Space Policy Insttute
Vice-President Space Business Unit, Siemens Austria
Managing Director, FFG - The Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna
Director General Swedish National Space Agency, Chairman of ESA Council
Head of the Space Policy and Coordination of Research Unit in DG Research of the European Commission.
Deputy Director General for Innovation Policy, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna Chair
Coordination

Ph.D. John M. LOGSDON

Director, Space Policy Institute, Elliott School of international affairs, George Washington University, Washington DC and professor of political science and international affairs

 Member of faculty at George Washington University since 1970.
 Lectured and spoken to a wide variety of audiences at professional meetings, colleges and universities, international conferences, and other settings, and has testified before the U.S. Congress on several occasions. Served as a consultant to many public and private organizations. Frequently consulted by the electronic and print media for his views on space issues.

Dr. Serge PLATTARD

Generalsekretär ESPI European Space Policy Insttute

1969 Mag in Physik & Atomphysik
1973 Doktorat Nuklear und Astrophysik
1980-1981 Franz Außenamt
1987-1990 Franz. Wissenschaftsattaché inNew Delhi
1990-1994 Franz. Wissenschaftsattaché inTokyo
1994-1998 Franz. Wissenschaftsattaché in Washington
1998-2004 Dir. Internat. Beziehungen CNES (Centre National d´Etudes Spatiales)
 Vize- Präsident des IRC (Int´l Relation Committee) der ESA (Europäische Wetraumorganisation)
seit 2003 Auditor 56. Session Nationale d. IHEDN (Inst. Hautes Etudes Défense Nationale)

DI Johann POHANY

Vice-President Space Business Unit, Siemens Austria

 In 1988 Master Degree University of Stuttgart, Germany
 Computer Science and Information Technology
1998 Consultant & SW-Developer for PC-based industrial applications (SIEMENS)
1992 Manager and Senior Consultant PC-based industrial applications
 Steering Committee Member of Siemens Automation & Drives Advanced Research
1994 Director PC-based HumanMachineInterface Software (Germany, Austria, USA)
 Since 2004 Vice President Siemens Space Business, Vienna, Austria
1999-2003 Vice President Power Systems Control & Energy Management, Power Transmission & Distribution Group in various positions

Dr. Klaus PSEINER

Managing Director, FFG - The Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna

1976-1983 Studium der Biologie an der Universität Wien, Fachrichtung Ökologie
1981-1983 Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
1984 Dornier GmbH, Deutschland
1985-1989 ORS, Österreichische Raumfahrt- und Systemtechnik GmbH
1989-1998 ESA/ESTEC, Systems Technology Department
1998-2004 Geschäftsführer, Austrian Space Agency - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Weltraumfragen GmbH
seit 2004 Geschäftsführer, FFG - Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft

Per TEGNER

Director General Swedish National Space Agency, Chairman of ESA Council

1968 Stockholm School of Economics
1968-1971 National Audit Office
1971-1998 Ministry of Industry (1985-1998 Head of Department for State ownwed enterprises).
1998- Chairman and Director General Swedish National Space Board

Luc TYTGAT

Head of the Space Policy and Coordination of Research Unit in DG Research of the European Commission.

 Former Belgian Air Force officer
 Went on to Directorate Transeuropean Networks in charge of Intelligent Transport Systems
 Responsible for launching and management of the satellite navigation programme GALILEO before becoming Head of the Space Policy Unit
1991 Joined the European Commission at DG Transport, responsible for aeronautical in air transport safety

Mag. Ingolf SCHÄDLER

Deputy Director General for Innovation Policy, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna

1978 Studienabschluss, Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien
1978-1979 Studium, Internationalen Politik, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins Universität, Bologna
1979-1980 Forschungsassistent, Wiener Institut für Entwicklungsfragen
1981 Eintritt in den öffentlichen Dienst, Referent, Bundeskanzleramt, Wien
1993 Leiter, Abteilung für Technologiepolitik und -programme, Bundesministerium für öffentliche Wirtschaft und Verkehr
2003 Leiter, Bereich Innovation; stellvertretender Sektionsleiter, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie,
2010 Übernahme des Vorsitzes, EU-Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe

Technology Symposium

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26.08.2004

10:00 - 11:30Technology brunch sponsored by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
13:00 - 14:00Welcome receptionPlenary
14:00 - 15:30Where Do We Come From?Plenary
16:00 - 18:30TomorrowPlenary
20:00 - 20:30ResponsibilityPlenary
20:30 - 21:30First-world know-how, third-world solutions: a comparison of outcomePlenary
21:30 - 23:30Evening reception, sponsored by Alcatel AustriaSocial

27.08.2004

09:00 - 15:30Special Event 1: Cooperation in South East Europe - Programs, Projects, InitiativesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Special Event 2: The Politics of Technology: A Primer on Innovative Developments that Governments Should Embrace to Kick-Start GNPBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Special Event 3: Medical Schools in the International Context - Challenges and OpportunitiesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 01: Technological Potentials for Achieving Climate Protection Goals with or without Kyoto-Protocol RatificationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 02: Low-Carbon Energy SupplyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 03: New Forms of Organization: Best Practice-Methods of Change Management - the Art of Managing ChangeBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 04: Crossing Borders: Overcoming Barriers - Bridging Disciplines - Rethinking CulturesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 05: Space Policy: A New Strategic Challenge for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 06: From Vienna to Lisbon? - Challenges for Innovation Policy on EU and National Levels in the Light of the New EU Action Plan for Innovation and the Austrian Efforts for an Innovation StrategyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 07: Man and Machine - Interactions in the Ambient Intelligent SocietyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 08: Security and IdentificationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 09: Lost in Technology? - Women Careers in Research and TechnologyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 10: Challenges of Regenerative MedicineBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 11: Telematics in Transport - Opportunities for a Mobile SocietyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 12: MyLifeBits - Digital Immortality and its LimitsBreakout
16:00 - 17:00Science Policy: the major players in science and research - competition and cooperation, conditions for success "Precompetitive Research"Plenary
17:00 - 18:00Science Policy: the major players in science and research - competition and cooperation, conditions for success "Competitive Research"Plenary
20:00 - 22:00Information transfer and processingPlenary

28.08.2004

09:00 - 09:45The Ig Nobel PrizesPlenary
09:45 - 10:00Alpbach 2004 - My personal resuméePlenary
10:00 - 10:30Alpbach 2004 - resumée Junior AlpbachPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Seeing Beyond the Light: Technology and Patient s Benefit on the Example of Molecular ImagingPlenary
12:30 - 13:15Closing statementPlenary
13:30 - 14:00Farewell reception sponsored by Microsoft AustriaSocial