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08: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Reurbanisation of Production

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

The factory of the 21st century is no longer predicated on the exploitation of resources in low-cost locations, but on maximum digitisation and hypercomplexity in densely populated, highly industrialised cities. Production is returning to the city. What does that mean for people, society and the economy?

Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
Economist, Philosopher, Scientist and Author
Chief Financial Officer, Josef Manner & Comp AG, Vienna
Managing Director, Vienna Business Agency. A fund of the city of Vienna.
Chief Executive Officer, wien 3420 aspern development AG, Vienna

Dr. Karl AIGINGER

Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna

Studies of Economics, University of Vienna Economic Researcher, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Visiting Professor, Stanford University, California Deputy Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Visiting Professor, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts Member, Supervisory Board, ÖIAG - Österreichische Industrieholding, Vienna Deputy Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles Deputy Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Honorary Professor, Industrial Economics & Economic Policies, Johannes Kepler University Linz Editor, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade together with Marcel Canoy Visiting Professor, Research and Lecturing, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Professor for Economic Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
1966-1970
since 1970
1982
1984-1987
1991
1993-2000
1996-1998
1997
2000-2004
since 1992
since 2000
2002
since 2005
since 2006

MA Christine AX

Economist, Philosopher, Scientist and Author

Referatsleitung, Umweltbehörde Hamburg Ausbildung als Journalistin Referatsleiterin, Umweltministerium Bremen Leitung, Zukunftswerkstatt der Handwerkskammer Hamburg Gründung und Leitung des Instituts für Produktdauer-Forschung Hamburg Beratung, Forschung und Entwicklung, Autorin
1980-1983
1982-1984
1984
1990
2000
seit 2009

Mag. Albin HAHN

Chief Financial Officer, Josef Manner & Comp AG, Vienna

Mag.rer.soc.oec., University of Economics and Business, Vienna Several jobs in Vienna and the Netherlands Director of Finance and Taxation, Unilever Pensionskassen AG/ Unilever Pension Fund, Vienna Finance Director, Eskimo-Iglo Ges.m.b.H. Finance Director BU Frozen Food Europe, Unilever N.V. Chief Financial Officer, Austria Frost Ges.m.b.H. & 11er Nahrungsmittel Ges.m.b.H. Finance Director, Frenzel*** Austria Frost Ges.m.b.H. Head of Finance and Controlling, Josef Manner & Comp. AG, Vienna
1978-1984
1984-1991
1991-1993
1993-1999
1999-2004
2004-2005
2006
2007

Mag. Gerhard HIRCZI

Managing Director, Vienna Business Agency. A fund of the city of Vienna.

Consultant, Department of Economic Coordination, Austrian Federal Chancellery Economic Advisor to the Federal Chancellor of Austria, Austrian Federal Chancellery Secretary General and Spokesman, Siemens Group Austria Head of Personnel Development, Siemens Group Austria Vice President, Human Resources, Siemens Group Austria Vice President, Human Resources, Siemens Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
1986-1988
1988-1997
1997-1999
2000
2000-2008
2008-2009

Dr. Gerhard SCHUSTER

Chief Executive Officer, wien 3420 aspern development AG, Vienna

Studies of Law, University of Salzburg Labour and Welfare Law Advisor, Lower Austrian Chamber of Labour Head of Department Consumer Protection, Federal Ministry of Environment Protection Housing Finance Expert and Managing Director of S-Wohnbauträger, ERSTE Bank Chief Executive Officer, BUWOG - Bauen und Wohnen GmbH
1978-1982
1983-1985
1985-1995
1995-2012
1996-2013

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good CauseSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 14:00Changing World – Changing WaysPlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Robin ChasePlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Cesar HidalgoPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Market Economy – Reinvent or Reboot?Plenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus Lower Austria EveningSocial
16:30 - 18:00Fireside Talk “Future of Europe – Future of the European Economy”Partner
18:00 - 19:30Migration – Opportunity and ChallengePlenary
19:30 - 20:30Illuminating AlpbachSocial

31.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00Country Breakfast South Korea – Education Is the KeyPlenary
06:00 - 07:00Country Breakfast Georgia – Ways Out of CorruptionPlenary
06:00 - 07:00Country Breakfast Israel – the Country of Start-UpsPlenary
06:00 - 07:0016th management club Business BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:30Digital Employees – Have No Fear, Technology Is HerePlenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: The European Data Economy Needs a New Enlightenment!Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: Crowdsourcing – If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone!?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Motivate and Regulate – Behavioural Economics as a New Approach in PoliticsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Online Platforms – New Working Conditions in the Digital AgeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: New Values, New Ambitions? How Traditional Leadership Is Challenged by MillennialsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: FinTechs, Crowdfunding and Online Consultancy – a Change for the Whole Financial Industry?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 11: The Power and Myth of CreativityBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: The Role of a Modern State for the Economy and SocietyBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: Regional Hidden Champions: Ready for the Future?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: Digital Transformation Through Business Model InnovationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Reurbanisation of ProductionBreakout
11:30 - 13:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
11:45 - 12:45World.Economy.Austria. Successful Ideas for Our CountryPartner
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 21: Opinion Making Between Transparency and Headline FeverBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 15: Leadership & Responsibility – How Responsible Leaders Do Good and Irresponsible Leaders Create HavocBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 18: The Energy Transition – a Test for Our Economic SystemBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 16: Stay Innovative – the Example of Light Weight DesignBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 13: Where Fear Reigns, Reason FadesBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 14: Big Data – a Vision of the Future, or: the End of Coincidence?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 19: Quo Vadis Digital Europe/Austria?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 20: Hands on Jam Session – Business as Unusual: Open Innovation and Service Design ThinkingBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 17: Live or Let Die? The Evolution of the Economy – Darwinism Mixes Up the MarketsBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 12: International Trade – Past, Present, FutureBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 22: Transparency – Cui Bono?Breakout
16:30 - 18:00Switch – Changing Culture, Changing Business?Plenary
17:00 - 18:30Myths and Facts. How Is it with the Austrian Economic and Social System?Partner

31.08.-30.08.2016

Magenta NightSocial

01.09.2016

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubPlenary
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:30Fully Connected – Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? – Peter Drucker Morning SessionPlenary
07:00 - 08:30Digital Entrepreneurship in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:30Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in ComparisonPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Philipp BlomPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Lung YingtaiPlenary
14:30 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner