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Switch – Changing Culture, Changing Business?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language

To remain competitive, businesses have to adapt to the increasingly complex, flexible and digital market. What tools are available to help establish a new responsive way of thinking? What does management need to offer? How can change be successfully implemented within a company’s culture?

Founder, Story Dealer AG, Berlin
President and Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Airlines AG, Schwechat/Vienna
Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Executive Officer, ÖBB-Holding AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
Editor, ZEIT ONLINE, Berlin

Dr. Hans GEISSLINGER

Founder, Story Dealer AG, Berlin

Studium, Sozialpädagogik/Regensburg, München Leitung, Ausbildungsheim des Jugendsozialwerks München Studium, Philosophie, Soziologie, Psychologie, Politik und Germanistik, Berlin/Paris Konzeptualisierung und Leitung, Erholungsmaßnahmen für Kinder und Jugendliche, Bezirksamt Berlin Kreuzberg Schauspieler, Texter, Regisseur bei Theatern; Filmproduktionen für ARTE, 3SAT und ZDF Leitung, Ferienfreizeiten für Kreuzberger Kinder und Jugendliche; Entwicklung des erlebnispädagogischen Konzeptes der "Phantastischen Reisen" Graduiertenförderung zur Erlangung des Doktors der Philosophie Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Soziologie der Freien Universität Berlin Gründung, STORY DEALER A.G. Berlin Gründungspartner, Story Dealing Company EXPEDERE GbR Berlin
1973-1977
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Array Kay KRATKY

President and Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Airlines AG, Schwechat/Vienna

Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt Military Service, W15, Electronic Warfare Unit Training Commercial Pilot, Lufthansa Flight Training, Bremen / Phoenix First Officer B 737, Lufthansa Passage, Deutsche Lufthansa AG First Officer A 310, Lufthansa Passage, Deutsche Lufthansa AG Captain B 747-200, Lufthansa Cargo Airline Operation Lufthansa Cargo Fleet Captain Operations, B747-200, Lufthansa Cargo Training Captain B 747-200, Type Rating Examiner (TRE), Lufthansa Cargo Qualification to Test Flight Execution B747-200, Lufthansa Cargo Head of Operations Center, Lufthansa Cargo Head of Business Unit, Global Freighter Operation, Lufthansa Cargo Accountable Manager, SVP Transport & Flight Ops, Lufthansa Cargo Captain MD11, Lufthansa Cargo Chief Executive Officer, Jade Cargo International, Shenzhen Member, Lufthansa German Airlines Board, Operations & Hub Frankfurt, Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
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2011-2015

Ing. Mag. (FH) Andreas MATTHÄ

Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Executive Officer, ÖBB-Holding AG, Vienna

Bauaufsicht und Bauleiter, Auftraggebervertreter bei Brücken- und Tiefbauprojekten, Bauvertragsvergabe und Preisprüfung Organisationsverantwortlicher Brückeninstandhaltung, ÖBB-Generaldirektion Leitungsfunktionen, Bereiche Personal, Rechnungswesen, Controlling und Finanzen Bereichsleiter Planung, Controlling, Systeme, ÖBB Bereichsleiter Controlling und Finanzen, ÖBB-Infrastruktur Bau AG Vorstandsdirektor, Anlagen und Vorstandssprecher, ÖBB-Infrastruktur Bau AG Vorstandsdirektor, Finanzen, Markt, Service, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG
1982-1987
1987-1995
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2009-2016

Array Alejandro PLATER

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna

Risk Analyst, Sud America Seguros Sales Director for Argentina, Ericsson Head, Business Development for several countries in South America, Ericsson Sales Director for the Americas, Ericsson, Stockholm Sales Director for Mexico, Ericsson Vice-President and Key Account Manager for major customers, Ericsson
1991-1997
1997
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2007-2015

Dr. Thomas UHER

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna

Study of Law and Ph.D., University of Vienna, Assistant, Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law, University of Vienna Executive Board Office, Creditanstalt Bankverein, Vienna Department International Business Support Creditanstalt a.s., Prague Member of the Management Board, Creditanstalt a.s., Bratislava Member of the Management Board, Österreichische Bundesforste AG, Vienna Member of the Management Board, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna Member of the Management Board, Board Spokesman, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG; Vienna
1983-1989
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2010-2014

Array Tina GROLL

Editor, ZEIT ONLINE, Berlin

Vorstand, Journalistinnenbund e. V. Redakteurin Karriere, ZEIT ONLINE Vorstand, Journalistenvereinigung netzwerk recherche e. V. Betriebsratsvorsitzende, ZEIT ONLINE Gesamtbetriebsratsvorsitzende, DIE ZEIT und ZEIT ONLINE
 Studium, Journalistik und Wirtschaft, Bremen und Manipal Institute of Communication, Indien
2007-2009
seit 2009
2009-2011
seit 2012
seit 2014

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