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Economic Dialogue

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
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german language

In the tradition of the Economic Dialogue, speakers will first give an insight into current economic affairs before they turn their attention to the audience for questions and answers.

Speakers

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna Introduction
Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna
Vice Dean, Faculty for Philosophy and Educational Sciences, University of Vienna; Essayist, Literary Critic and Cultural Publicist, Vienna
Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington DC
Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna Chair

Dr. Gustav DRESSLER

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna

1977 Studies, Law, Communication and Political Science
  School of Advanced International Studies
  Fulbright Scholarship
1980 Johns Hopkins University Bologna, Diploma
1982 Ph.D., University of Vienna
1982-1989 Credit und Marketing, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna
1982 10 months credit training, Chase Manhattan Bank, London
1983 Assistant Treasurer, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna
1987 Chase Manhattan Private Banking, New York, London, Luxemburg, Geneva, Zurich
1988 Vice President Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. Austria
1989 Country Manager for International Individual Banking (Chase Austria)
1989-1992 Director Asset Management, Meinl Bank AG
1990 Member of Board, Julius Meinl Investment GmbH, KAG
1992-1997 Member of Board, Bank der Österr. Postsparkasse AG
1992 Member of Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG
1992 Head of Advisory Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG
1997 -1998 Member of Board, LGT Bank in Liechtenstein (Österreich) AG
  European representative at the London OPMC (INVESCO off shore product management committee) and associate member of CEEC (continental European executive committee)
1998-2003 Member of Board, INVESCO BANK Österreich AG
2003 Generali Insurance Group Austria
2003 Member of Board, Generali Bank Österreich AG
since 2004 Member of Board, 3 Banken Generali Investment GesmbH
2007 Member of Board, Generali Capital Management GmbH

Sebastian KURZ

Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna

2008-2011 Provincial Chairman of the Young ÖVP - Austrian People's Party, Vienna
since 2009 Federal Chairman of the Young ÖVP
2010-2011 Member of the Vienna Provincial Diet and Vienna City Council, ÖVP, Vienna
2011-2013 State Secretary for Integration, Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
since 2013 Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna

Dr. Konrad Paul LIESSMANN

Vice Dean, Faculty for Philosophy and Educational Sciences, University of Vienna; Essayist, Literary Critic and Cultural Publicist, Vienna

 Studium der Germanistik, Geschichte und Philosophie in Wien
1976 Magisterium, 1979 Promotion, 1989 Habilitation
seit 1996 Wissenschaftlicher Leiter, Philosophicum Lech und Herausgeber der gleichnamigen Buchreihe im Zsolnay Verlag
1997-2002 Wissenschaftlicher Beirat, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ästhetik, Düsseldorf
2002-2006 Leiter des Friedrich-Heer-Arbeitskreises der Österreichischen Forschungsgemeinschaft und Herausgeber der Werke Friedrich Heers im Böhlau Verlag
seit 2004 Studienprogrammleiter für Philosophie an der Fakultät für Philosophie und Bildungswissenschaft der Universität Wien

Dr. Helmut BRANDSTÄTTER

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna

1973-1978 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften und der Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien
1977-1979 Vorsitzender der Hochschülerschaft, Universität Wien, Gerichtspraxis
1979-1980 Auslandsstudium an der Johns Hopkins University, Bologna
1981 Volontariat, Europäischen Kommission, Generaldirektion Erziehung und Wissenschaft, Brüssel
1982-1984 Redakteur, Fernsehen Ausland, ORF
1984-1985 Korrespondent, Studio Bonn, ORF
1985-1986 Redakteur, Fernsehen Inland, ORF
1986-1987 Studioleiter Brüssel, ORF
1987-1991 Studioleiter Bonn, 1990 auch zuständig für DDR, ORF
  Moderator "Auslandsreport", "Inlandsreport", ORF
1991-1995 Hauptabteilungsleiter Politik und Zeitgeschehen, ORF
1995-1997 Sendungsverantwortlicher Moderator "REPORT", ORF
1997-2003 Geschäftsführer und Chefredakteur n-tv, Der Nachrichtensender, Berlin
  Produktion der ProSieben Austria News
2003-2004 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Puls-TV GmbH
2005-2010 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Brandstätter Business Communications - Agentur für Strategie, PR und Coaching GmbH.
seit 2009 Member of LEADING Advisors Group GmbH
 Agenturenverbund von: Brandstätter Business Communications GmbH, brainbows Informationsmanagement GmbH, Ecker & Partner Öffentlichkeitsarbeit & Lobbying GmbH, Institut für Strategieanalysen und Kommunikationsforschung, Public Interest - Lobbying Consultants GmbH, Sophie Karmasin Market Intelligence GmbH, Wolfgang Rosam Change Communications GmbH
seit 2010 Chefredakteur, Kurier

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