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06: Foreign direct investments – curse or blessing?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Foreign Direct Investment is a controversial instrument of globalisation. What is the goal of FDI? What impact has FDI had on sender and target countries? What are its conflicts of interest and how can they be regulated constructively?

Director, ÖFSE - Austrian Foundation for Development Research, Vienna
Member of the Board of Executive Directors, OeKB - Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, VAMED ENGINEERING GmbH & CO KG and Member of the Central Executive Board, VAMED Group, Vienna
Careers and Business Editor, Kurier, Vienna

Dr. Werner RAZA

Director, ÖFSE - Austrian Foundation for Development Research, Vienna

Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics/ International Economics and Development, Vienna University of Economics and Business Assistant Professor, Department of Economics/ International Economics and Development, Vienna University of Economics and Business Senior Expert for European and International Affairs, Austrian Chamber of Labour, Vienna External Lecturer, Vienna University of Economics and Business Visiting Researcher, European Trade Union Institute, Brussels External Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences FH bfi Vienna Director of Studies Bachelor- and Masterprogram "European Economics and Management", University of Applied Sciences FH bfi Vienna Visiting Professor for International Trade, Universidad de Buenos Aires Director, ÖFSE - Austrian Foundation for Development Research, Vienna External Lecturer, University of Vienna
1992-1998
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since 2010
2011-2014

Mag. Helmut BERNKOPF

Member of the Board of Executive Directors, OeKB - Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG, Vienna

WU Vienna University of Economics and Business Manager, Corporate Finance, Bank Austria AG Assistant Director, Head of Loan Syndications, Bank Austria Creditanstalt International, London Executive Director, Head of Corporate Banking, Bank Austria Creditanstalt Romania S.A., Bucharest Deputy Chief Executive Officer, HVB Bank Romania S.A. (previously Bank Austria Creditanstalt), Bucharest General Manager, Head of CEE Division, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna Deputy Chairman, UniCredit Bank, Russia (previously International Moscow Bank); Acting Chairman of the Management Board Member of the Management Board, UniCredit Bank Austria AG Global Head of Private Banking UniCredit S.p.A., Senior Executive Vice President, Member of Business Executive Committee, UniCredit Group Member of the Management Board, UniCredit Bank Austria AG
1987-1994
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  Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Austria, UniCredit Group
2008-2011
2011-2012
  Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking
2013-2016

MMag. Andrea RAFFASEDER

Chief Executive Officer, VAMED ENGINEERING GmbH & CO KG and Member of the Central Executive Board, VAMED Group, Vienna

Stvg. Ltg. VOEST-ALPINE, Moskau Abtlgs. LTG. VOEST-ALPINE Industrieanlagenbau, Linz Exportltg. Osteuropa Traub-HECKERT, Deutschland (Reichenbach a. d. Fils und Chemnitz) Mitglied der GF der SIGMA PLAN Unternehmensgruppe, Deutschland (Karlsruhe, Plauen, Berlin, Weimar u. a.) VOEST-ALPINE MCE Vice President Business Dev. VA TECH ELIN EBG Senior Vice President for Central Region; Member of the Supervisory Board VATECH EZ, Praha; VATECH TSN, St. Petersburg President and CEO of Siemens in Ukraine
1987-1991
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Mag. Sandra BAIERL

Careers and Business Editor, Kurier, Vienna

Studium der Politikwissenschaft, Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Wien Studienjahr, University of Ulster, Coleraine Austria Presse Agentur, Wien PR-Agentur (Kunden: Nokia, La Roche Posay, Emporia Telecom), Wien Journalistische Ausbildung in der NEWS-Lehrredaktion, Wien Journalistin, Magazin Woman, Ressorts: Aktuell, Karriere, verantwortlich für die Homepage, NEWS Verlags GmbH, Wien Journalistin und Chefin vom Dienst, Magazin Gesundheit, verantwortlich für Homepage, Newsletter, Wien Chefredakteurin, Kundenmagazin Nivea (Auflage: 100.000), Wien Feature-Stories, Fokus: Frauen- und Karriere-Themen, Wirtschaftsblatt, Wien Ressortleiterin Karrieren, KURIER, Wien
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seit 2006

Economic Symposium

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29.08.2017

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Purpose Social
12:00 - 12:30 Opening Plenary
12:30 - 13:30 Conflict or cooperation? The human factor in the economy Plenary
13:30 - 14:15 Meet the Speaker: Ernst Fehr Plenary
13:30 - 14:15 Meet the Speaker: Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland Plenary
14:15 - 15:45 Business 2050: Europe’s search for the competitive edge Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 ecoplus and “So schmeckt Niederösterreich” Lower Austria Evening Social
18:00 - 20:00 The Alpbach Debate: globalisation and free trade Plenary

30.08.2017

06:00 - 07:00 17th management club Business Breakfast Partner
06:45 - 09:30 Talk on the Mountain: Decide! Quickly! And correctly! Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Artificial intelligence and the future of work Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: It’s the innovation, stupid! How to become a successful entrepreneur in the digital age Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: Basic income or welfare state? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: Business location vs. intact environment – an irresolvable conflict? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Climate protection & economy. (No) contradiction? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: Low productivity growth despite the digital revolution? Lessons for Europe Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: The machine colleague – friend or foe? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Leadership in complex times: doing the splits between conflict and cooperation Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: Foreign direct investments – curse or blessing? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: Competition boosts business. Cooperation spurs prices? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: “The power of we”: conflict and cooperation between men and women in the economy Breakout
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch Reception Social
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 18: How the lack of IT and network security threatens the European digital economy Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 12: The social partnership: There’s no time for fussing and fighting, my friend! Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 11: International trade: cooperation vs. autonomy Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 19: Conflict through cooperation: legal liability for human rights abuses in global supply chains Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 17: Jailhouse rocks? Or wouldn’t it be better to break out of the prisoner’s dilemma altogether? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 14: Homo faber digitalis: the working (wo)man in the global digital market Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 20: There can only be one? Revisiting corporate succession Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 13: Talking climate: irritation and innovation engine for economy and society Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 15: Cooperation vs. competition: economic policy in the EU Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 16: Trends and counter-trends – conflict and cooperation in the economy Breakout
16:00 - 17:30 Don’t confuse trying with doing! Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Fireside Talk: Minimum wage – curse or blessing? Partner

30.08.-29.08.2017

Magenta Night Social

31.08.2017

06:00 - 08:30 Alpbach Hike: resources – from conflict potential to potential innovation Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club Partner
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast Partner
08:45 - 09:45 We have learned nothing from the crisis! Plenary
09:45 - 10:30 Conflict and cooperation in the social partnership Plenary
14:30 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner