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12: International Trade – Past, Present, Future

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
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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?

Speakers

Vice-President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna Introduction
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 Chair

Mag. Jürgen ROTH

Vice-President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

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

Dr. Fabienne FORTANIER

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

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

BA Susanne LINDBERG ELMGREN

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

1990-1991 Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Uppsala
1991-1994 Economic Studies, University of Växjö (now Linnaeus University)
1994-1995 International Political Economy Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University
1995-1997 Secretary General, Socialdemocratic Students of Sweden
1997-1998 Socialdemocratic Group, European Parliament, Brussels
1999-2001 Department for Industrial Policy, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Stockholm
2002-2005 Political Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Stockholm
2006-2007 Department for Industrial Policy, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Stockholm
since 2008 International Department, Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Stockholm

Dr. Richard MÜNCH

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

1965-1970 Studies of Sociology, Philosophy and Psychology, University of Heidelberg
1970-1974 Assistant at Chair of Sociology, University of Augsburg
1974-1976 Professor of Sociology, University of Cologne
1976-1995 Professor of Social Science, University of Düsseldorf
1985/1986 and
1988/1989 Visiting Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles
1995-2013 Professor of Sociology, University of Bamberg
since 2015 Senior Professor of Social Theory and Comparative Macrosociology, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen

Dr. Jacques PELKMANS

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

1963-1969 Studies in Economics, Tilburg University
1969-1970 Studies in International Relations, SAIS - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center,
1975 Ph.D. in Economics, Tilburg University
1979-1982 Associate Professor of Economics, European University Institute, San Domenico di Fiesole
1982-1989 Professor of Economics, European Institute for Public Adminstration, Maastricht
1990-2000 Senior Fellow, CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels
1992-2001 Full Professor of Economics, Maastricht University
since 1992 Professor, College of Europe, Bruges
1995/1996 Founding Director, EIAS - European Institute for Asian Studies, Brussels
2001-2007 EU Advisor and Member of the WRR - Scientific Council for Government Policy, The Hague
2002-2013 Jan Tinbergen Chair and Director Economic dept., College of Europe, Bruges
 Consultant to the European Commission; 3 Committees European Parliament, OECD, WTO, World Bank, UNIDO and ASEAN
since 2009 Senior Fellow, CEPS - Center of European Research Studies, Brussels

Dr. Ralf KRONBERGER

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

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

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

10:00 - 12:30Charity Soccer Match - Good Game, Good CauseSocial
14:00 - 14:30OpeningPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Changing World - Changing WaysPlenary
16:10 - 16:45Meet the Speaker: Cesar HidalgoPlenary
16:10 - 16:45Meet the Speaker: Robin ChasePlenary
16:30 - 18:00Market Economy - Reinvent or Reboot?Plenary
18:30 - 20:00Fireside Talk "Future of Europe - Future of the European Economy"Partner
18:30 - 20:00ecoplus Lower Austria EveningSocial
20:00 - 21:30Migration - Opportunity and ChallengePlenary
21:30 - 22:30Illuminating AlpbachSocial

31.08.2016

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

01.09.2016

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPlenary
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" BreakfastPartner
09:00 - 10:30Digital Entrepreneurship in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:30Fully Connected - Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? - Peter Drucker Morning SessionPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Different Countries, Different Solutions - Economic Cultures in ComparisonPlenary
12:40 - 13:15Meet the Speaker: Lung YingtaiPlenary
12:40 - 13:15Meet the Speaker: Philipp BlomPlenary
16:30 - 20:00Economic DialoguePartner