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12: International Trade – Past, Present, Future

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
english language

The potential impacts of international trade come in for increasingly contentious coverage in the media. What do we actually know about international trade and its consequences? How does it affect our lives? What opportunities and dangers might arise from its further intensification?

Vice-President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Head of Trade Statistics, Statistics Directorate, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Paris
Research Officer, International Department and Trade Policy Advisor to the President, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Stockholm
Senior Professor, Social Theory and Comparative Macrosociology, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen; Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Bamberg
Senior Fellow, CEPS - Center of European Research Studies, Brussels; Professor, College of Europe, Bruges
Director, Department Finance and Trade Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Mag. Jürgen ROTH

Vice-President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

International Business Adminsitration, University of West Floria and Alpe Adria University of Klagenfurt Internship, Bank Austria Creditanstalt, New York Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Roth Heizöle GmbH President, Styrian Trade Association for fuel and petroleum distributors Member of the Economic Parliament, Styrian Economic Chamber Member of the Executive Board, Styria regional health insurance fund Member of the Executive Board, Erdöl-Lagergesellschaft m.b.H. President, Austrian Trade Association for fuel and petroleum distributors Member of the European Conference of Fuel Distributors, Brussels Vice-President, Styrian Economic Chamber Chairman of the Executive Board, Internationalization Center Styria Member of the Executive Board, Club International Member of the Board of Directors, Austrian Verbund AG
1992-1996
1996
since 1998
since 2005
2005-2015
2009-2011
since 2010
since 2010
since 2010
2011-2015
since 2011
since 2011
since 2015

Dr. Fabienne FORTANIER

Head of Trade Statistics, Statistics Directorate, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Paris

Research Associate, RSM Erasmus University, Rotterdam PhD, Facutly of Economics and Business Administration, University of Amsterdam Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Amsterdam Senior Statistician and Project Manager, Trade and Globalization Statistics, Statistics Netherlands Head of International Trade Research, ING Bank Economic Research, Amsterdam
2001-2003
2003-2007
2007-2011
2007-2012
2012-2013

BA Susanne LINDBERG ELMGREN

Research Officer, International Department and Trade Policy Advisor to the President, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Stockholm

Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Uppsala Economic Studies, University of Växjö (now Linnaeus University) International Political Economy Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University Secretary General, Socialdemocratic Students of Sweden Socialdemocratic Group, European Parliament, Brussels Department for Industrial Policy, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Stockholm Political Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Stockholm Department for Industrial Policy, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Stockholm
1990-1991
1991-1994
1994-1995
1995-1997
1997-1998
1999-2001
2002-2005
2006-2007

Dr. Richard MÜNCH

Senior Professor, Social Theory and Comparative Macrosociology, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen; Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Bamberg

Studies of Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology, University of Heidelberg Assistant at Chair of Sociology, University of Augsburg Professor of Sociology, University of Cologne Professor of Social Science, University of Düsseldorf /1986 and /1989 Visiting Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles Professor of Sociology, University of Bamberg
1965-1970
1970-1974
1974-1976
1976-1995
1985
1988
1995-2013

Dr. Jacques PELKMANS

Senior Fellow, CEPS - Center of European Research Studies, Brussels; Professor, College of Europe, Bruges

Studies in Economics, Tilburg University Studies in International Relations, SAIS - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center, Ph.D. in Economics, Tilburg University Associate Professor of Economics, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole Professor of Economics, European Institute for Public Adminstration, Maastricht Senior Fellow, CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels Full Professor of Economics, Maastricht University Professor, College of Europe, Bruges /1996 Founding Director, EIAS - European Institute for Asian Studies, Brussels EU Advisor and Member of the WRR - Scientific Council for Government Policy, The Hague Jan Tinbergen Chair and Director Economic dept., College of Europe, Bruges
1963-1969
1969-1970
1975
1979-1982
1982-1989
1990-2000
1992-2001
since 1992
1995
2001-2007
2002-2013
 Consultant to the European Commission; 3 Committees European Parliament, OECD, WTO, World Bank, UNIDO and ASEAN

Dr. Ralf KRONBERGER

Director, Department Finance and Trade Policy, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Studies, International Economic Sciences (Master), University of Innsbruck Erasums-Exchange Programme, Universidad de Sevilla Traineeship, Austrian Delegation of Commerce, Caracas Erasmus-Exchange Programme, Catholic University of Leuven Studies, Political Sciences with Selected Courses, University of Innsbruck Ph.D. Programme, Social and Economic Sciences, University of Innsbruck Internship, DG 1B External Relations, European Commission, Brussels Research Stay (six months), Buenos Aires and Montevideo Internship, Inter-American Development Bank/INTAL, Buenos Aires Project Management, Strategic Computer Application in the Service Sector, Department Organisation and Information, Siemens AG Austria, Vienna Project Management, Y2K Support, Merrill Lynch Investment Bank Limited, Vienna Research Department, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna Fiscal and Trade Policy Department, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna Part-Time Lecturer, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business); University of Applied Sciences, Wiener Neustadt and University of Applied Sciences bfi, Vienna
1989-1996
1992-1993
1993
1993-1994
1995-1997
1996-2001
1996
1996
1996-1997
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000-2001
2001-2005
since 2002

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