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Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in Comparison

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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Economic models of the past are increasingly under pressure from migration, digitalisation and climate change. Europe is not the only market facing these challenges. The Atlantic and the Asian economies are also dealing with similar issues. How do other economic cultures approach these changes?

Author, Lecturer & Broadcaster, Vienna
Managing Director, Economic Policy and Analysis, Deloitte US, Arlington, VA
Writer; Professor, University of Hong Kong; Former Minister of Culture, Taiwan
Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

Dr. Philipp BLOM

Author, Lecturer & Broadcaster, Vienna

 Philipp Blom was born in 1970 in Hamburg and grew up in Detmold, in Germany. After university studies in Vienna and Oxford, he obtained a D.Phil in Modern History. He started writing at Oxford and published a novel as well as occasional journalism. After university, he worked in London as an editor, translator, writer and freelance journalist, contributing to newspapers, magazines and radio programmes in Great Britain, the US, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, and France. In 2001, Philipp Blom moved to Paris to concentrate on his books. In 2007 he settled in Vienna, where he continues to write historical nonfiction as well as fiction, and journalism. He presents a cultural discussion programme on Austrian national radio and has lectured on philosophy and cultural history in Europe, the US, and South America.

Ph.D. Patricia A. BUCKLEY

Managing Director, Economic Policy and Analysis, Deloitte US, Arlington, VA

B.Sc. Economics, Clemson University Ph.D. Economics, Georgetown University Economist, Joint Economic Committee, US Congress, Washington, DC Economist, Manufacturers Alliance, Arlington, VA Senior Economic Advisor, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC Senior Economic Policy Advisor to the Secretary of Commerce, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC
1978
1986
1986-1987
1987-1999
1999-2006
2006-2012

Dr. Yingtai LUNG

Writer; Professor, University of Hong Kong; Former Minister of Culture, Taiwan

Commissioner, Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan Professor, University of Hong Kong Minister of Culture, Taiwan
1999-2003
2005-2007
2008-2012
2012-2014

Mag.a Rosa LYON

Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

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

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H. Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG) Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
1970-1971
1971-1974
1974-1981
1981-1982
1982-1986
1986-1988
1988-1992
1993-1994
1991-2010
2007-2010
since 2008

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good CauseSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 14:00Changing World – Changing WaysPlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Robin ChasePlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Cesar HidalgoPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Market Economy – Reinvent or Reboot?Plenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus Lower Austria EveningSocial
16:30 - 18:00Fireside Talk “Future of Europe – Future of the European Economy”Partner
18:00 - 19:30Migration – Opportunity and ChallengePlenary
19:30 - 20:30Illuminating AlpbachSocial

31.08.2016

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

31.08.-30.08.2016

Magenta NightSocial

01.09.2016

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubPlenary
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:30Fully Connected – Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? – Peter Drucker Morning SessionPlenary
07:00 - 08:30Digital Entrepreneurship in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:30Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in ComparisonPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Philipp BlomPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Lung YingtaiPlenary
14:30 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner