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19: Quo Vadis Digital Europe/Austria?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
english language

Do the “Big Five” (Google, Amazon et.al.) dominate the world’s digital economy? Do European businesses still have the potential to establish their own developments? And are Austrian businesses ready to face the Digital Disruption ahead?

Member of the Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna
Author; Executive Director, salonFutureCast, Santa Rosa, CA
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, i5growth Inc., Vienna
Chief Executive Officer Worldwide, GroupM Connect, New York
Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH and Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach

Mag. Dr. Peter BOSEK

Member of the Management Board, Erste Group Bank AG, Vienna

Assistant Professor, Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna Advisor to the Board on all Legal Matters, Law-Office, Department of Constitutional and Public Law, University of Vienna Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna; School of Finance; Federal Academy of Public Administration Strategic Product Management, Real Estate Department Managing Director, Neue Eisenstädter Gemeinnützige Bau- Wohn- und SiedlungsgesmbH Head, Product Management and Residential Building Member, Management Board, Wohnbaubank AG Member, Supervisory Board, various subsidiaries Head, Housing & Real Estate Head, Sales Steering Head, Business Unit Retail Member, Management Board, Erste Bank der österreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
1993-1996
1996-1998
1996-2005
1998-1998
1998-2002
1999-2001
2000-2007
2001
2001-2002
2002-2003
2004-2007
2007-2014

MA Andrew KEEN

Author; Executive Director, salonFutureCast, Santa Rosa, CA

BA, History, London University MA, Political Science, UC Berkeley
1982
1984

DI (FH) Markus WAGNER

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, i5growth Inc., Vienna

Engineer, Specialization: digital signal processing, HTL - Federal Higher Technical Institute, Mödling Master of Science/Engineering, University of Applied Science Salzburg Project Manager, value-added services (data services), T-Mobile Austria Chief Executive Officer and Founder, 3united AG Visiting professor, University of Applied Science Salzburg Board Member, technology and media cooperation 3united AG, VeriSign Inc., New York Chief Executive Officer, i5invest seed capital; Business Angel; Entrepreneur Co-Founder, InitialFactor startup Cluster, Vienna Co-Founder and Co-Organizer, Startup Week (later: Pioneers Festival) Investment Committee, Advisor and VC Fund CEE, Speed Invest Advisory Board - Austrian Startup Association  AustrianStartups Chairmen, i5invest Advisory Board
1993-1997
1997-2000
1997-2000
1999-2006
2002-2005
2006-2007
2007-2014
since 2010
2011
2011-2014
since 2013
since 2014

Array Rudiger WANCK

Chief Executive Officer Worldwide, GroupM Connect, New York

Chief Digital Officer, EMEA, GroupM Chairman GroupM Netherlands, WPP Board of Directors, Xaxis Global Digital Chief Operating Officer, GroupM Executive Committee, GroupM Worldwide
2007-2015
2009-2015
2011-2016
2013-2015
since 2013

Array Gerold RIEDMANN

Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH and Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach

Journalist, Tv Producer and Editor-in-Chief, F.A.Z. business-radio, SAT.1 Bavaria/tv.münchen and AME - Crossmedia Production Company, Munich Editor, Russmedia Verlag GmbH, Schwarzach Vice Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Russmedia Verlag GmbH, Schwarzach Media Executive Leadership Program, Northwestern University, Evanston
1996-2003
2003-2007
2007-2011
2011

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