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Overcoming the Crisis by Strengthening Europe

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language

Speakers

President, European Commission, Brussels Key Note
Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna Key Note
President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

José Manuel BARROSO

President, European Commission, Brussels

 
 Degree in law, Law Faculty, University of Lisbon
 Diploma in European Studies, European University Institute, Florence
 Master's degree in Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Geneva, and Diploma of the Geneva Institute for European Studies
 Further graduate work at Columbia University (New York), Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.), and the International University Institute (Luxembourg)
 
 Teaching assistant, Law Faculty, University of Lisbon, and Department of Political Science, University of Geneva
1975-1976 President, Association of the Law Faculty, University of Lisbon
1979 Founder, University Association for European Studies
 
since 1991 Member, Portuguese Section, European Movement
since 1980 Member, Social Democratic Party
since 1985 Member of Parliament (re-elected six times consecutively), Republic of Portugal, Lisbon
1987-1992 State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Republic of Portugal
1992-1995 Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Portugal
 
1995-1996 Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee of the Portuguese Parliament, Lisbon
1996-1998 Visiting Professor, Department of Government and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
 
1995-1999 Head of the International Relations Department, Lusiada University, Lisbon
1999 elected President of the Social Democratic Party; re-elected three times
1999-2002 Vice-President, European People's Party
2001-2005 Vice-President, Center Democrats International
2002-2004 Prime Minister of the Republic of Portugal, Lisbon
since 2004 President, European Commission, Brussels

Werner FAYMANN

Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna

 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Wien (nicht abgeschlossen)
1981-1987 Landesvorsitzender der Sozialistischen Jugend Wien
1985-1988 Konsulent der Zentralsparkasse, Wien
1985-1994 Mitglied des Wiener Landtages und Gemeinderates
1988 Geschäftsführer der Wiener Mietervereinigung
  Stadterneuerung (WBSF) und Vizepräsident des Wiener Wirtschaftsförderungsfonds (WWFF)
1994-2007 Stadtrat für Wohnen, Wohnbau und Stadterneuerung, Präsident des Wohnfonds Wien - Fonds für Wohnbau und
2007-2008 Bundesminister für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie der Republik Österreich
seit 2008 Vorsitzender der Sozialdemokratischen Partei Österreichs
seit 2008 Bundeskanzler der Republik Österreich

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz FISCHLER

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1973-1979 Research Assistant, Institute for Agricultural Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1978 Doctorate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1979-1984 Executive Assistant, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1985-1989 Director, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1989-1994 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
1995-2004 European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Brussels
2005-2011 Chairman, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna
2005-2015 Chairman, RISE-Foundation, Brussels
2014-2015 Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EU scientific programme for Expo Milano 2015
since 2012 President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
since 2016 President, Board of Trustees to the Austrian Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna

Economic Symposium

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28.08.2012

14:00 - 14:30OpeningPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Challenges to the Social Welfare State in EuropePlenary
16:30 - 18:30Making Social Welfare Systems More SustainablePlenary

29.08.2012

09:00 - 10:30Reforming Social Welfare Systems: European Best PracticesPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Intergenerational JusticePlenary
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 01: Sozialleistung als geteilte Verantwortung?Breakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 02: "Rule-Breaking": Mit vertauschten Rollen zum neuen SozialsystemBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 03: Politik, Wirtschaft, Individuum: Wer trägt in Zukunft die soziale Verantwortung?Breakout
15:00 - 16:30Arbeitskreis 04: Dienstleistungen im Spannungsfeld zwischen Wettbewerb und GemeinwohlBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 05: Kommunikationsinfrastrukturen - Investitionen in einen effektiven SozialstaatBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 06: Wohlstand als Falle? Geht es uns (zu) gut?Breakout
15:00 - 16:30Arbeitskreis 07: Eigenverantwortung im GesundheitssystemBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 08: Das neue ArbeitenBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 09: Social Business - Soziale Probleme unternehmerisch lösen?Breakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 10: Entscheidungssimulation: Vom Sponsoring zur Corporate Social ResponsibilityBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 12: Wirtschaftsstandort Österreich: Fit für die Zukunft oder reif fürs Museum?Breakout
15:00 - 18:00Arbeitskreis 13: Citizenship Education und ökonomische Bildung in der (öko-)sozialen MarktwirtschaftBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 14: Simulation: Stakeholder Conference on the Future of EnergyBreakout
17:00 - 18:30Arbeitskreis 11: Wertvolle Arbeit - produktives Alter?Breakout
19:00 - 20:30Peter Drucker Special Lecture: Reality and Fiction in the World of ManagementPlenary
20:30 - 22:30Reception hosted by T-Mobile Austria GmbH and T-Systems Austria GmbHSocial

30.08.2012

09:30 - 10:45Sustainable Financial and Social Welfare Policies in EuropePlenary
11:15 - 12:15Overcoming the Crisis by Strengthening EuropePlenary
12:15 - 12:30Closing StatementPlenary