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08: Business location vs. intact environment – an irresolvable conflict?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Production and logistic locations have a greater environmental impact than urban offices. How can mutually beneficial cooperation be achieved? Which compensation mechanisms exist to reach a fair ‘give and take’ to the maximum benefit of all stakeholders?

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten
Associate Professor with the Chair of Sustainability Governance, Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg
Professor for Communication Science, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart
Director, SPAR Österreichische Warenhandels AG, St. Pölten
Chief Operations Officer, Doka GmbH, Amstetten
Associate wikopreventk, head of communications management, Vienna-Innsbruck-Bregenz
Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

Dr.in Petra BOHUSLAV

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten

Economic sciences (tourism, human resource management), WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing manager, Railtours Austria Head of Marketing and Sales Department, Rogner-Thermen Blumau, Stegersbach Chief Executive Officer, Archäologiepark Carnuntum Ltd. Chief Executive Officer, Congress Casino Baden Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Sports, Culture, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten Minister for Youth, Education and Sports, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
1991
1991-1994
1995
1996-2001
2001-2004
2004-2008
2008-2009

PD Dr. Lena PARTZSCH

Associate Professor with the Chair of Sustainability Governance, Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg

Diploma, Policital Science, Freie Universität Berlin Ph.D., Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin Habilitation, venia legendi for Political Science, University of Münster
2003
2007
2014

Prof. Dr. Frank BRETTSCHNEIDER

Professor for Communication Science, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart

MA in Political Science, Communication and Law, Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz Graduation in Political Science, University of Stuttgart Postdoctoral lecture qualification, University of Stuttgart Professor for Communication Science and Journalism, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena Professor for Communication Science, University of Augsburg
1990
1995
2002
2000-2001
2001-2006

Mag. Alois HUBER

Director, SPAR Österreichische Warenhandels AG, St. Pölten

MA in Law, University Vienna Court Practice Oberlandesgericht St. Pölten Manager for Logistics, Spar Headquarters St. Pölten Deputy General Manager, Spar Austria East, Headquarters St. Pölten
1996
1997-1998
1998-2006
2007-2009

Dipl.-Ing. Ludwig PEKAREK

Chief Operations Officer, Doka GmbH, Amstetten

Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna Product Manager, HERZ Armaturen GmbH, Vienna Different positions, Doka GmbH, Amstetten Head of Logistical Production and Procurement, Doka GmbH, Amstetten Chief Operations Officer, Doka GmbH, Amstetten
1989-1996
1996-1997
1997-2002
2002-2005
since 2005

Mag. Sabine VOLGGER

Associate wikopreventk, head of communications management, Vienna-Innsbruck-Bregenz

MA in Law, Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck Further educations in Mediation, Negotiation, Consulting Project manager and Associate, SVWP Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH Lecturer, FH Wiener Neustadt Lecturer, Management Center Innsbruck Management and Associate, SVWP Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH, Innsbruck and Vienna Lecturer, University of Natural Ressources and Life Sciences Vienna Associate and Head of Department Process design, wikopreventk, Innsbruck-Vienna-Bregenz
1996
1992-2002
2001-2005
2002-2015
since 2005
2005-2014
since 2009
since 2014

Mag. Martin FASSL

Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

Higher Technical College HTL - Höhere Technische Lehranstalt, department construction engineering, Mödling Academic Studies, Business Administration, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna Sales, Gigasport, Kastner & Öhler AG, Brunn/Gebirge Junior Consultant, Bene Consulting GmbH, Waidhofen/Ybbs and Frankfurt/Main Project Manager Investor Services, ecoplus. Business Agency of Lower Austria, Vienna Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus GmbH, Vienna/St. Pölten Executive Director, Vienna Region Wirtschaft.Raum.Entwicklung GmbH, Vienna Executive Director, Vienna Region Marketing GmbH, Vienna
1984-1989
1990-2000
1998-2000
2000-2002
2002-2006
since 2006
since 2008
since 2008

Economic Symposium

show timetable

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