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Economic Dialogue

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
Partner / Panel
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.

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna
Federal Chancellor, Republic of Austria, 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

Dr. Gustav DRESSLER

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

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

Array Sebastian KURZ

Federal Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna

Provincial Chairman of the Young ÖVP - Austrian People's Party, Vienna Federal Chairman of the Young ÖVP Member of the Vienna Provincial Diet and Vienna City Council, ÖVP, Vienna State Secretary for Integration, Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria, Vienna Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Vienna
2008-2011
since 2009
2010-2011
2011-2013
2013-2017

Dr. Konrad Paul LIESSMANN

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

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

Dr. Michael WERZ

Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington DC

Dr. Helmut BRANDSTÄTTER

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna

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

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