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05: Regional Hidden Champions: Ready for the Future?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

The demands placed on business managements are rising. “Hidden Champions” are often family-run businesses located in traditional regions beyond urban areas. Does this impede modern management solutions to challenges? What makes these enterprises so successful and how do they stay fit for the future?

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten
Head Research and Member, Executive Board, Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, Rüschlikon Zurich
Managing Partner and Shareholder, Simon-Kucher & Partners , Vienna
Managing Director, KLINGER Dichtungstechnik GmbH, Gumpoldskirchen
Chief Marketing Officer, Riegl Laser Measurement Systems, Horn
Managing Director, evasis edibles GmbH, Berndorf
Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

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Dr.in Petra BOHUSLAV

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten

Economic sciences (tourism, human resource management), WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing manager, Railtours Austria Head of Marketing and Sales Department, Rogner-Thermen Blumau, Stegersbach Chief Executive Officer, Archäologiepark Carnuntum Ltd. Chief Executive Officer, Congress Casino Baden Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Sports, Culture, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten Minister for Youth, Education and Sports, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
1991
1991-1994
1995
1996-2001
2001-2004
2004-2008
2008-2009

lic. oec. HSG Karin FRICK

Head Research and Member, Executive Board, Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, Rüschlikon Zurich

Studium, Universität St. Gallen Chef-Redaktorin, GDI-IMPULS, GDI - Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, Rüschlikon Zurich Geschäftsführerin, SwissFuture - Schweizerische Vereinigung für Zukunftsforschung, Luzern Kommunikationsberatung, Comfactory, Basel Forschungsleiterin, Gottlieb Duttweiler Institut für Gesellschafts- und Konsumtrends, Rüschlikon Zurich
1981-1986
1986-1999
1995-1999
1999-2001
since 2001

Mag. Dr. Thomas HALLER

Managing Partner and Shareholder, Simon-Kucher & Partners , Vienna

Consultant, Simon-Kucher & Partners, Bonn Associate Professor, Vienna University of Economics and Business Director of Studies, University of Applied Sciences Burgenland Managing Director, Simon-Kucher & Partners, Vienna
1999-2002
2003-2004
2005-2006
2007-2010

Dr. Christoph KLINGER-LOHR

Managing Director, KLINGER Dichtungstechnik GmbH, Gumpoldskirchen

Matura Universität Innsbruck Bachelor Studium, Marketing & Handel Doktorats Studium, International Business, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Champ Trainee Program, CELANESE Asia Supply Chain Analyst, CELANESE Asia Product Marketing Manager POM, TICONA China Asia Product Manager POM / PBT / LCP, TICONA China Geschäftsführer, KLINGER International GmbH
1999
1999-2002
2002-2004
2004-2007
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010
2010-2012
2012-2016

Mag. Johannes RIEGL

Chief Marketing Officer, Riegl Laser Measurement Systems, Horn

Chief Marketing Officer, Business Development, Marketing & Public Relations, Riegl Laser Measurement Systems, Horn
since 2012

DI (FH) Renate STEGER

Managing Director, evasis edibles GmbH, Berndorf

 Studium, Produktion und Management, FH Steyr
 Studium, Soziologie, Uni Wien
 Kaufmännische Projektleiterin, VA Tech WABAG GmbH
 Projektleiterin, Wien Energie GmbH
 Projektleiterin, SEE Algae Technology GmbH
 Geschäftsführerin, evasis edibles GmbH

Mag. Martin FASSL

Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

Higher Technical College HTL - Höhere Technische Lehranstalt, department construction engineering, Mödling Academic Studies, Business Administration, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna Sales, Gigasport, Kastner & Öhler AG, Brunn/Gebirge Junior Consultant, Bene Consulting GmbH, Waidhofen/Ybbs and Frankfurt/Main Project Manager Investor Services, ecoplus. Business Agency of Lower Austria, Vienna Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus GmbH, Vienna/St. Pölten Executive Director, Vienna Region Wirtschaft.Raum.Entwicklung GmbH, Vienna Executive Director, Vienna Region Marketing GmbH, Vienna
1984-1989
1990-2000
1998-2000
2000-2002
2002-2006
since 2006
since 2008
since 2008

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Cause Social
12:00 - 12:30 Opening Plenary
12:30 - 14:00 Changing World – Changing Ways Plenary
14:10 - 14:45 Meet the Speaker: Robin Chase Plenary
14:10 - 14:45 Meet the Speaker: Cesar Hidalgo Plenary
14:30 - 16:00 Market Economy – Reinvent or Reboot? Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 ecoplus Lower Austria Evening Social
16:30 - 18:00 Fireside Talk “Future of Europe – Future of the European Economy” Partner
18:00 - 19:30 Migration – Opportunity and Challenge Plenary
19:30 - 20:30 Illuminating Alpbach Social

31.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast South Korea – Education Is the Key Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast Georgia – Ways Out of Corruption Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast Israel – the Country of Start-Ups Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 16th management club Business Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Digital Employees – Have No Fear, Technology Is Here Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: The European Data Economy Needs a New Enlightenment! Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: Crowdsourcing – If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone!? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Motivate and Regulate – Behavioural Economics as a New Approach in Politics Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: Online Platforms – New Working Conditions in the Digital Age Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: New Values, New Ambitions? How Traditional Leadership Is Challenged by Millennials Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: FinTechs, Crowdfunding and Online Consultancy – a Change for the Whole Financial Industry? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 11: The Power and Myth of Creativity Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: The Role of a Modern State for the Economy and Society Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Regional Hidden Champions: Ready for the Future? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: Digital Transformation Through Business Model Innovation Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Reurbanisation of Production Breakout
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch Reception Social
11:45 - 12:45 World.Economy.Austria. Successful Ideas for Our Country Partner
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 21: Opinion Making Between Transparency and Headline Fever Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 15: Leadership & Responsibility – How Responsible Leaders Do Good and Irresponsible Leaders Create Havoc Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 18: The Energy Transition – a Test for Our Economic System Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 16: Stay Innovative – the Example of Light Weight Design Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 13: Where Fear Reigns, Reason Fades Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 14: Big Data – a Vision of the Future, or: the End of Coincidence? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 19: Quo Vadis Digital Europe/Austria? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 20: Hands on Jam Session – Business as Unusual: Open Innovation and Service Design Thinking Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 17: Live or Let Die? The Evolution of the Economy – Darwinism Mixes Up the Markets Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 12: International Trade – Past, Present, Future Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 22: Transparency – Cui Bono? Breakout
16:30 - 18:00 Switch – Changing Culture, Changing Business? Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Myths and Facts. How Is it with the Austrian Economic and Social System? Partner

31.08.-30.08.2016

Magenta Night Social

01.09.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Fully Connected – Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? – Peter Drucker Morning Session Plenary
07:00 - 08:30 Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in Comparison Plenary
10:40 - 11:15 Meet the Speaker: Philipp Blom Plenary
10:40 - 11:15 Meet the Speaker: Lung Yingtai Plenary
14:30 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner