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18: The Energy Transition – a Test for Our Economic System

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
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The results of the climate negotiations in Paris show clearly that the global turn towards a more sustainable and low-carbon energy system is here to stay. How can the existing economic system manage the necessary transformation to more renewable sources of energy and less energy consumption?

Speakers

Minister, Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna Introduction
Head of Climate, Biodiversity and Water Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
Head, Strategic Environmental Management, voestalpine AG, Linz
Manager, Energy- and Technologycentre, KEM - Klima- und Energie-Modellregion Vöckla-Ager, Attnang
Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, Vienna
Reporter, News Anchor, Commentator, Political Affairs, PULS 4, Vienna Chair

DI Andrä RUPPRECHTER

Minister, Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna

1988-1989 Assistant to the Director, Austrian Farmers' Union, Vienna
1989-1997 Member, Cabinet of Austrian Federal Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry Franz Fischler, Wilhelm Molterer, Vienna
1993-1994 Member, Negotiation team on expert level for the agriculture chapter of the Austrian accession negotiations to the European Union
1995-2002 Head, EU-Coordination Unit, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna; Austrian Spokesman, SCA - Special Committee on Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels
1998 President, SCA - Special Committee on Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels
1998-2002 Deputy Director General, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
2002-2007 Director General, Department Agriculture and Nutrition, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna
2006 Head, National delegation, Council of Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels
2007-2013 Director for Rural Development and Agriculture Finances, General Secretariat, Council of the European Union, Brussels
since 2013 Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
since 2017 President, Union of European Federalists Austria, Vienna

Dr. Simon BUCKLE

Head of Climate, Biodiversity and Water Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris

1985-1986 Postdoctoral Researcher, Quantum Optics, Department of Physics, Imperial College London
1986-1988 Desk Officer for Taiwan and Assistant for China, FCO
1988-1989 Resources and Programmes (Navy), Division of the Ministry of Defence
1989-1991 Private Secretary to the Second Permanent Under Secretary, Ministry of Defence
1991-1992 Head, Iraq Arms Control Unit, FCO
1992-1994 Head, Iran Section, FCO
1994-1997 First Secretary, British Embassy, Dublin EU/economy - majoring on the Euro debate
1997-1998 Political Counsellor and Consul General, British Embassy, Seoul
1998-2001 Head, Asia Team, International Finance Division, Bank of England
2002-2004 Head, Research Analysts, FCO
2004-2005 Political-Military Counsellor, British Embassy, Baghdad
2005-2006 Deputy Head, Mission, British Embassy, Kabul
2006-2007 Counsellor for Global Issues and Strategic Threats, Paris (UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
2011-2013 Pro Rector for International Affairs, Imperial (50% role)

Ing. Johann PRAMMER

Head, Strategic Environmental Management, voestalpine AG, Linz

1977-1982 Höhere Technische Bundeslehranstalt, Linz
1984-1989 VOESTALPINE Stahl Linz Gesellschaft m.b.H.
1989-2004 Gewerberechtlicher Geschäftsführer, SCS-TECHNOLOGY Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, Linz
seit 2004 Leitung Strategisches Umweltmanagement, Leitung Umwelt Steel Division und Abfallrechtlicher Geschäftsführer, voestalpine Stahl GmbH, Linz

Mag.a MSc Sabine WATZLIK

Manager, Energy- and Technologycentre, KEM - Klima- und Energie-Modellregion Vöckla-Ager, Attnang

1979-1983 Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
1984-1985 Produktmanagerin, Blendax/Hallein
1986-1988 Assistentin, Institut für Handel, Absatz und Marketing, Universität Innsbruck
1986-1995 Bereiche Marketing, Controlling, Organisation und Personal, Trainerin und Unternehmensberaterin, Selbstständige Tätigkeit
1986-1995 Vortragende, Universitätslehrgang, Universität Innsbruck in Vorarlberg und Salzburg College
1987 Ausbildung und Prüfung zum Betriebsberater, WK Tirol
1988-1995 Freie Mitarbeiterin und Lektorin, Institut für Handel, Absatz und Marketing, Universität Innsbruck
seit 1995 Geschäftsführerin, REVA GmbH - Regionale Planungs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft m.b.H. Vöckla-Ager
seit 1999 Geschäftsführerin, Technologiezentrum Salzkammergut Bezirk Vöcklabruck GmbH (Tochterfirma der REVA GmbH)
2007-2015 Geschäftsführerin, Leaderverein Vöckla-Ager, Attnang
2012-2013 EUREM  Ausbildung zum Europäischen Energiemanager, WK Österreich
2013 Führungskräftetraining, OÖ Innovationsholding
2013-2014 Energie Autarkie Coach und Managerin für nachhaltige Mobilität im Verkehrswesen, Donau Uni Krems und WKO/Fachgruppe Ingenieurbüros
2013-2016 Masterstudium Energie Autarkie Management und Engineering, Donau Uni Krems
seit 2013 Energiemanagerin, Leaderverein Vöckla-Ager, Attnang

Dr. Monika WEBER-FAHR

Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, Vienna

 MSc, Economics
 Studies, International Relations
 PhD, Business Economics
 Member, Energy Practice, BCG - Boston Consulting Group
 Housing and Municipal Development Division for Eastern Europe, World Bank Group
 Global Development Learning Network, WBI - World Bank Institute
 Sr. Economist, Global Mining Department, IFC - International Finance Corporation
 Business Line, Sustainable Business Advisory, IFC - International Finance Corporation
 Director for Knowledge, Learning and Results for Sustainable Development, World Bank Group
 Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Manager for the Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank Group
 Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, Vienna
2000 Team Leader, Development Marketplace, World Bank Group

BA Manuela RAIDL

Reporter, News Anchor, Commentator, Political Affairs, PULS 4, Vienna

1998 Volunteer, STANDARD Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H
1998-2000 Reporter and On Air-Personality, Radio PL1
2000-2005 Morning Show Host, Energy, N&C Privatradio Betriebs GmbH
2004-2012 Reporter and Debate Moderator, PULS 4, Vienna
2012-2014 Educational leave and Researcher / Editor for film projects
since 2014 PULS 4, 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