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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Speakers

Senior Researcher, Microsoft Bay Area Research Center
Professor of Pharmacology Royal Institution of Great Britain - Director
Ehemaliger Vizekanzler und Bundesminister für Finanzen der Republik Österreich; Vorstandssprecher, Leipnik-Lundenburger Invest Beteiligungs AG, Wien
Since 1999 President of ENEA (Italian National Agency for new technologies, energy and the environment)
Dean emeritus and distinguished Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Chair

Gordon BELL

Senior Researcher, Microsoft Bay Area Research Center

1956-1957 B.S. and M.S. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
 Architect of various mini- and time-sharing computers (e.g. the PDP-6) and led the development of DEC's VAX and the VAX Computing Environment.
 Involved in, or responsible for, the design of many products at Digital, Encore, Ardent, and a score of other companies.
 Involved in the design of about 30 multiprocessors; and investor of over 80 startup companies.
1960-1983 Vice President of Research and Development, Digital Equipment Corporation - responsible for Digital's products
1966-1972 Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Carnegie-Mellon University
 Since 1987 sponsored "The Gordon Bell Prize" for Parallelism administered by a committee from the annual ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing
 Boards and technical advisory boards of Cradle Technology, DiamondCluster Exchange, Dust Inc. and The Vanguard Group
 Founding board member of The Computer History Museum at 1401 Shoreline, Mountain View, CA, established in 1999
1986-1987 First Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation's Computing Directorate
1995 Joined Microsoft

CBE Susan GREENFIELD

Professor of Pharmacology Royal Institution of Great Britain - Director

 An undergraduate at St Hilda s College, Oxford
 DPhil in the University Department of Pharmacology, Oxford
 Research fellowships in the Department of Physiology, Oxford, the College de France, Paris, and NYU Medical Center, New York
 Visiting Research Fellowship at the Institute of Neuroscience, La Jolla, USA
1985 appointed University Lecturer in Synaptic Pharmacology, and Fellow and Tutor in Medicine, Lincoln College, Oxford
1996 Visiting Distinguished Scholar, Queens University, Belfast
since 1996 Professor of Pharmacology
 Currently a Senior Research Fellow at Lincoln College, and an Honorary Fellow at St Hilda s College, Oxford
since 1998 appointed Director of the Royal Institution of Great Britain

Dipl.-Ing. Josef PRÖLL

Ehemaliger Vizekanzler und Bundesminister für Finanzen der Republik Österreich; Vorstandssprecher, Leipnik-Lundenburger Invest Beteiligungs AG, Wien

1987-1993 Studium an der Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Studienrichtung Landwirtschaft, Studienzweig Agrarökonomie
1993-1998 Referent der Niederösterreichischen Landes-Landwirtschaftskammer
1998-2000 Wirtschaftspolitischer Referent im Österreichischen Bauernbund; Assistent der Abgeordneten Agnes Schierhuber im EU-Parlament
1999-2000 Direktor des Wiener Bauernbundes
2000-2001 Kabinettschef von Bundesminister Wilhelm Molterer im Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft (BMLFUW)
2001-2003 Direktor des Österreichischen Bauernbundes
2003-2008 Bundesminister für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft (BMLFUW)
seit 2008 Bundesparteiobmann der Österreichischen Volkspartei
seit 2008 Vizekanzler und Bundesminister für Finanzen der Republik Österreich, Wien

Carlo RUBBIA

Since 1999 President of ENEA (Italian National Agency for new technologies, energy and the environment)

 Graduated at Scuola Normale, Pisa (thesis on cosmic rays),
 PhD Columbia University, New York
 In 1976, he suggested adapting CERN's Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) to collide protons and antiprotons in the same ring and the world's first antiproton factory was built. The collider started running in 1981 and, in early 1983, an international team of more than 100 physicists headed by Rubbia and known as the UA1 Collaboration, detected the intermediate vector bosons.For this discovery in I1984 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.
since 1961 working at CERN
1989-1993 Director-General of the CERN
 Since 1999 President of ENEA (Ente Nazionale per le Nuove tecnologie, l'Energia e l'Ambiente). Carlo Rubbia is Full Professor of Physics at Pavia University, in Italy.
1970-1988 Higgins Professor of Physics, Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts,

Dr. Peter F. KROGH

Dean emeritus and distinguished Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

 Studied Arts in Law and Diplomacy and Philosophy at Tufts University
1958-1960 Trainee and Acting Assistant Branch Manager, The New England Merchants Bank, Boston
1961-1962 Instructor in Government, Tufts University
1962-1967 Assistant Dean, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
1963-1967 Host, television interview program, "Backgrounds" - WGBH-TV, Boston
1965 Visiting Scholar, The Brookings Institute
1967-1968 White House Fellow, Special Assistant to the Secretary of State
1968-1970 Associate Dean, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
1970-1995 Dean and Professor of International Affairs, School of Foreign Service
1982-1988 Moderator, weekly PBS television program on foreign affairs "American Interests"
1988-2005 Moderator, PBS television foreign affairs series: "Great Decisions"
since 1995 Dean Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Technology Symposium

show timetable

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