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Speakers

Former Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
Executive Director, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to UNIDO, Vienna
Director, Agenda Austria, Vienna Chair

Dr. Alfred GUSENBAUER

Former Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna

 Studium der Politikwissenschaft, der Philosophie und der Rechtswissenschaft, Universität Wien
1987 Promotion Dr. phil.
1981-1990 Angestellter der SPÖ
1984,1990 Bundesvorsitzender der Sozialistischen Jugend (SJ)
1985-1989 Vizepräsident der Sozialistischen Jugendinternationale (IUSY)
1989 Vizepräsident der Sozialistischen Internationale (SI)
1990-1999 Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Niederösterreich
seit 1990 Bezirksvorsitzender der SPÖ Melk
seit 1991 Stadtparteivorsitzender der SPÖ Ybbs an der Donau, Mitglied des Landesparteipräsidiums der SPÖ NÖ, Mitglied der österreichischen Delegation zur Parlamentarischen Versammlung des Europarates
1991-1993 Mitglied des Bundesrates
seit 1993 Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat
1995-1998 Vorsitzender des Sozialausschusses der Parlamentarischen Versammlung des Europarates
1999-2000 Landesgeschäftsführer der SPÖ Niederösterreich
2000 Bundesparteivorsitz SPÖ
2000 SPÖ-Bundesgeschäftsführer
seit 2000 SPÖ-Klubobmann, Bundesparteivorsitzender der SPÖ
2007-2008 Bundeskanzler der Republik Österreich

Jacqueline McGLADE

Executive Director, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen

1981-1987 Senior Research Scientist, Fisheries & Oceans Canada, Canada
1984-1990 Research Associate and Graduate Advisor, Dalhousie University, Canada
1986-1988 Research Associate, Museum of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK
1987-1990 Visiting Professor, Cranfield Rural Institute, UK
1987-1988 Associate Professor, IERC, Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK
1987-1990 Adrian Fellow, Darwin College, Cambridge, UK
1988-1993 Scholar, International Federation of Institutes of Advanced Studies, Netherlands
1988-1992 Institute Director & Professor, Theoretical Ecology, FZ Jülich, Germany
1990-1992 Professor, Theoretical Ecology, RWTH Aachen, Germany
1992-1998 Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, UK
1998-2000 Director, NERC Centre for Coastal & Marine Sciences, UK
2000-2003 NERC Professorial Fellow, Mathematics & CoMPLEX, University College London, UK
since 2003 Professor, Department of Mathematics, University College London, UK
since 2003 Executive Director, European Environment Agency, DK

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

1970-1971 Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971-1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974-1981 Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981-1982 Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982-1986 Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986-1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988-1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993-1994 Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991-2010 Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG
since 2008 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach

PhD Zhen WANG

First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to UNIDO, Vienna

1993-2003 Programme officer, Deputy Director for Technical Cooperation among developing countries, China International Centre for Economic and Technical Exchanges, Ministry of Commerce/China
2003-2004 Second Secretary, Permanent Mission of China to UNIDO
since 2004 First Secretary, Permanent Mission of China to UNIDO

Dr. Franz SCHELLHORN

Director, Agenda Austria, Vienna

1990-1991 Bankausbildung in der Creditanstalt Bankverein
1992-1997 Studium der Handelswissenschaften, WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1997-2013 Wirtschaftsredaktion, "Die Presse", Wien
2004-2013 Leiter der Wirtschaftsredaktion, "Die Presse", Wien
2011-2013 Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, "Die Presse", Wien
seit 2013 Direktor, Agenda Austria, Wien

Economic Symposium

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30.08.2006

14:00 - 14:15OpeningPlenary
14:15 - 16:00Globalisation: The Transition to a New BalancePlenary
16:30 - 18:00Facts and Figures: China and IndiaPlenary
20:30 - 23:30Reception hosted by the Austrian National BankSocial

31.08.2006

09:00 - 10:30The International Competition for ResourcesPlenary
11:00 - 12:30DiscussionPlenary
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 01: Economic Factor and Resource of the Future: Environment and EnergyBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 02: Tourism: "New Markets Pay Off!"Breakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 03: Globalisation in Conflict with Economic Theory?Breakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 04: Fair Trade and the Fair Market of the FutureBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 05: Global Capital Markets and the Role of Hedge FundsBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 06: Corporate Management and Corporate Strategies in the European-Asian ContextBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 07: Plagiarism! What is the Value of Intellectual Property in Global Economy?Breakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 08: Corruption as a Globalising Factor - Challenges and Threats in Various SectorsBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 09: Business and Development: The International Dimension of Corporate Social ResponsibilityBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 10: European (Self-) Consciousness as Success Factor in GlobalisationBreakout
15:00 - 18:00Working Group 11: Insurance Coverage in National and International DisastersBreakout
18:30 - 20:00Special Lecture: Globalisation, Transparency, Democratic Legitimation and Medial Coverage of Political Decision MakingPlenary
20:00 - 23:30Wine & Cheese Reception hosted by the Tourism and Leisure Industries Division Vienna of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber - WKOSocial
20:30 - 23:30Reception hosted by T-Systems Austria GesmbH and Tele2UTA Telecommunication GmbhSocial

01.09.2006

09:00 - 12:30Political PerspectivesPlenary
12:30 - 12:45Closing RemarksPlenary