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The digital generation

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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german language

Speakers

Executive Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Professor of Neurobiology and Head, Center for Neurobiological Prevention Research, University of Göttingen and University of Mannheim/Heidelberg, Göttingen
Geschäftsführer, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz Chair

Dr. LL.M (Harvard) Urs GASSER

Executive Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 Dr. Urs Gasser is the Berkman Center for Internet & Society's Executive Director. Before joining the Berkman Center in this capacity, he was Associate Professor of Law at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), where he led the Research Center for Information Law as Faculty Director. Before joining the St. Gallen faculty, Urs Gasser spent three years as a research and teaching fellow at the Berkman Center, where he was appointed Faculty Fellow in 2005. His research focuses on the effects of structural changes in the information environment on society in general and legal frameworks in particular. Current research projects explore the regulation of digital media, cloud computing, youth and media policies, and information quality issues, among others. Urs Gasser serves as an adivser to governments in Europe, Asia and the US as well as OECD and APAC.

DDr. Gerald HÜTHER

Professor of Neurobiology and Head, Center for Neurobiological Prevention Research, University of Göttingen and University of Mannheim/Heidelberg, Göttingen

1969-1971 Basic Studies: General Biology, University of Leipzig
1971-1973 Special Study Program: Animal Physiology, University of Leipzig
1973-1976 Research Study Program: Neurohistochemistry, University of Leipzig
1979-1989 Research Fellow, Head of research project "Neurodevelopment" at the MPI for experimental Medicine, Göttingen
1988 Habilitation, Medicin, University of Göttingen
1995-2006 Head, Neurobiological Research Unit, Psychiatric Department, University of Göttingen
since 2006 Head, Center for Neurobiological Prevention Research, University of Göttingen (Psychiatric Clinic) and University of Mannheim/Heidelberg (Institute of Public Health)

Dr. Bernhard PELZL

Geschäftsführer, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz

 Studium der Sprachwissenschaften, Orientalistik, Geschichte und Philosophie (Wissenschaftstheorie) an der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
1971-1979 Forschungs- und Lehrtätigkeit an den Universitäten Graz, Hamburg und Münster/Westfalen, dazwischen Verlagslektor und Buchhändler
1979-1997 Beim ORF Österreichischer Rundfunk, zuletzt Leiter der Ö1-Reihe "Dimensionen", Wien
  Honorar-Professor für Medienwissenschaften (Ästhetik, Semiotik, Rhetorik) an der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
  Consultant für Managementberatung und Marketing
seit 1997 Wissenschaftlicher Direktor der JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz

Technology Forum

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26.08.2010

10:00 - 12:30Technology brunch of Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
13:00 - 13:10Welcome statementPlenary
13:10 - 13:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2010Plenary
13:30 - 14:30Opening speechesPlenary
14:30 - 15:20Engineering Biomolecules for Basic Science and Biotechnological ApplicationsPlenary
15:40 - 17:10New ways of innovationPlenary
17:10 - 18:00Energy independence and the availability of resourcesPlenary
20:00 - 21:30Robotics - new technologies for an ageing societyPlenary
21:30 - 23:30Career Lounge Evening event with a buffet dinner for students, graduate scientists and young professionals, hosted by the organisers of the Alpbach Technology ForumSocial
21:30 - 23:30Evening reception hosted by Forschung AustriaSocial

27.08.2010

09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
09:00 - 16:00Special Event: Opportunities and challenges - ERA-Nets as drivers of international cooperationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Technology Workshop: Innovative Internet technologies for intelligent, sustainable and integrative growthBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 01: Electromobility - from vision to realityBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 02: Innovation for social changes - equal opportunities in a digital eraBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 03: Finally - intelligent, sustainable, sensual! Climate protection: an opportunity for man, communities and the economyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 04: Excellent research through excellent management. The importance of leadership and management in cooperative researchBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 05: Mechatronics - the silent revolutionBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 06: Tribology - different aspects of friction and wear and tearBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 07: Digital vs. real worlds - limitations of computer models?Breakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 08: From idea to innovationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 09: Why do we need an RTI-strategy and what is the output?Breakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children's University Alpbach - Science and technology for kidsBreakout
16:30 - 17:45Genomic research and the future of cancer medicinePlenary
18:15 - 19:30The digital generationPlenary

28.08.2010

09:30 - 10:50Concept and reality of the InternetPlenary
11:00 - 12:10Opportunities and risks of key technologiesPlenary
12:10 - 13:10James Bond and what physics has got to do with itPlenary
13:10 - 13:15Closing statementPlenary
13:15 - 14:00Snack receptionSocial