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Festsaal of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
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Speakers

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Director General and Chief Executive Officer, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg
Professor, Institut für Quantenoptik, Quantennanophysik und Quanteninformation sowie Vizedekan, Fakultät für Physik, Universität Wien; Wissenschaftlicher Direktor, Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation, ÖAW - Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien

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

Dr. Pavel KABAT

Director General and Chief Executive Officer, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg

1982 M.Sc. Hydrology and Water Resources
1983 Advanced programme Stochastic Hydrology and Water Resources
1986 Ph.D. in Hydrology, Water Resources and Amelioration
2006-2012 Full Professor and Chair, Earth System Science and Climate Change Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre
2004-2012 Science Director and Programme Council Chair, Dutch National Climate Research Programme; Vice-Chair, Dutch National Climate Facility
2007-2010 Dutch Cabinet Appointed Member of the 'Delta Committee'
2000-2012 Chair of the Board and Director, Wageningen Climate Change and Biosphere Research Centre

Dr. DDr.h.c. Anton ZEILINGER

Professor, Institut für Quantenoptik, Quantennanophysik und Quanteninformation sowie Vizedekan, Fakultät für Physik, Universität Wien; Wissenschaftlicher Direktor, Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation, ÖAW - Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien

1963-71 Study of Physics and Mathematics, Universität Wien
1971 Ph.D., Universität Wien, thesis on "Neutron Depolarization in Dysprosium Single Crystals" under Prof. H. Rauch
1979 Habilitation in Neutron and Solid State Physics, Techn. Univ. Wien
1972-81 'Universitätsassistent', Atominstitut Wien, under Prof. H. Rauch
1974-89 Guest Researcher (part-time), Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, France
1977-78 Fulbright Fellow in the U.S.A., Research Associate at M.I.T. in the Neutron Diffraction Laboratory under Prof. C.G. Shull (Nobel Laureate 1994)
1981-83 Associate Professor of Physics, M.I.T.
1983-90 'Außerordentlicher Universitätsprofessor', Technische Universität Wien
1984 Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia
1986-89 Adjunct Full Professor, part-time, Hampshire College, Amherst, U.S.A.
1988-89 'Universitätsprofessor' (C4, sabbatical), Techn. Univ. München
1990-1999 'Ordentlicher Universitätsprofessor' (Full Professor) of Experimental Physics, Universität Innsbruck
1995 Visiting Professor, Collège de France, Paris
1996-1998 President, Austrian Physical Society
1998 Visiting Research Fellow, Merton College, Oxford University
1999-present "Ordentlicher Universitätsprofessor" of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna

Special Lecture: The Age of Sustainable Development

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12.03.2014

18:15 - 19:00ReceptionSocial
19:00 - 19:15Welcome WordsPlenary
19:15 - 20:30DiscussionPlenary