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Changing World – Changing Ways

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Keynote & Panel
english language

The tides are turning. Our economic models increasingly fail to predict the ever-more complex world around us. Why and how is the economic world different from what – in 2008 – we had anticipated? Where are the new models to explain what is happening? How can our systems stay fit for the future? And what should businesses and states be preparing for?

Speakers

Co-Founder, Zipcar and Veniam; Author "Peers Inc" Key Note
Head, Macro Connections Group, Media Lab, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Key Note
President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna
President, Turner International, Atlanta, GA
Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna Chair

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Robin CHASE

Co-Founder, Zipcar and Veniam; Author "Peers Inc"

1981-1991 Consultant, JSI
1995-1998 Managing Editor, Public Health Reports
2000-2003 Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Zipcar
2004-2005 Fellow, Loeb Fellowship, Harvard GSD
2004-2005 Board Member, Zipcar
2006 Member, Boston Mayor's Wireless Task Force
2005-2009 Chief Executive Officer, Meadow Networks, Cambridge, MA
2006-2010 Chief Executive Officer, GoLoco
2008-2011 Member, Intelligent Transportation Systems Program Advisory Group, Washington D.C.
2009-2010 Transportation Working Group, World Economic Forum
since 2009 Advisory Board Member, World Resources Institute, Washington D.C.
2010-2013 National Advisory Committee of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, US Department of Commerce
2011-2014 Co-Founder and Board Member, Buzzcar, Paris
since 2012 Co-Founder and Board Member, Veniam
since 2014 Member of the Board, Tucows, Toronto
since 2015 Sharing Economy Advisory Board Member, Internet Society of China
since 2016 Sharing Economy Advisory Board Member, City of Seoul

Dr. Cesar A. HIDALGO

Head, Macro Connections Group, Media Lab, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1998-2003 Bachelor, Physics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
2004-2008 PhD, Physics, University of Notre Dame
2005-2006 Visiting Researcher, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston
2006 Visiting Researcher, Center for International Development, Harvard University, Boston
2007 Visiting Scholar, Santa Fe Institute
2007-2008 Visiting Research Scholar, Center for Complex Network Research, Northeastern University, Boston
2008-2010 Research Fellow, Center for International Development, Harvard University, Boston
2008-2012 Consultant, The Asian Development Bank, Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation
2009-2013 Adjunct, Lecturer in Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Boston
2010-2013 Faculty Associate, Center for International Development, Harvard University, Boston
since 2010 Assistant Professor, Media Arts and Sciences, Media Lab, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
2012-2014 Consultant, United States International Trade Commission, Washington
2014 Consultant, The World Bank
 Asahi Broadcast Corporation Career Development, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, Media Lab, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
since 2015 Associate Professor, Media Arts and Sciences, Media Lab, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Dr. Christoph LEITL

President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

1966 Founding Chairman, European Youth
1973 Ph.D., Economic and Social Sciences, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1990-2000 Member, Government of the Federal State of Upper Austria with portfolio for Economy, Finance and European Affairs
1995-2000 Member, Committee of the Regions (CoR), SME Division
2001-2005 President, Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry)
2005-2009 President, European SME Union
since 2006 Honorary President, Eurochambres
 
 Academic Posts
 Visiting Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (International Trade Department)
 
 Guest Lectures
 Princeton University
 Fudan University, Shanghai
 University of Cape Town
 T.C. Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara University
 MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Harvard University
since 2006 Chairman, Global Chamber Platform

Dr. Harald MAHRER

Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

1995-1997 Chairman, Austrian National Students Union, Vienna University of Economics and Business
1997-2000 Research Assistant, Vienna University of Economics and Business
2000-2005 Managing Director, legend Consulting GmbH
2006-2010 Founder and Managing Director, Pleon Publico Public Relations & Lobbying
2011-2012 Founder and Managing Director, cumclave Unternehmensberatung
2011-2014 Managing Director, Tauern Holding
2014-2017 State Secretary, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
since 2017 Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy

Gerhard ZEILER

President, Turner International, Atlanta, GA

1973-1976 Studies, Psychology, Sociology and Educational Sciences, University of Vienna
1976-1979 Scientific Research Assistant, Austrian Institute for Occupational Research
1979-1983 Spokesman for Minister of Education and Arts Dr Fred Sinowatz, Austrian Ministry of Education and Arts
1983-1986 Spokesman for Chancellor Dr Fred Sinowatz, Austrian Government
1986 Spokesman for Chancellor Dr Franz Vranitzky, Austrian Government
1986-1990 Secretary General, ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation)
1991-1992 Chief Executive Officer, Tele 5
1992-1994 Chief Executive Officer, RTL 2
1994-1998 Chief Executive Officer, ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation)
1998-2005 Chief Executive Officer, RTL Television
2003-2012 Chief Executive Officer, RTL Group
2005-2012 Member of Executive Board, Bertelsmann
since 2012 President, Turner International
2014-2015 Non-Executive Chairman, GAGFAH S.A.
since 2014 Board of Directors, Central European Media Enterprises
2015-2016 Supervisory Board, Vonovia SE

Mag.a Rosa LYON

Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

1994-2005 Different jobs, from doctor´s to tax consultant office, from parliament to marketing company
2000-2005 Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
seit 2005 Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Radio Österreich 1, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
seit 2010 Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Zeit-im-Bild, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
seit 2016 Host Früh-ZiB, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, 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