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10: It’s the innovation, stupid! How to become a successful entrepreneur in the digital age

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
english language

How do Austrian and European businesses react to the challenges of global market models? Are they ready to meet these models or do they need to develop their own niche in which Europe can have a competitive advantage?

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
Global Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, Mindshare, London
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kobza Media Group, Vienna
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, BroadbandTV Corp, Vancouver
Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH and Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach

Dipl.Ing. Stefan DÖRFLER

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

Technical Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology Interest Rate Derivates Trader, Erste Bank AG/ Giro Credit Bank AG Group Manager Interest Rate & Foreign Exchange Derivates, Erste Bank AG Group Manager Fixed Income (Trading & Sales), Erste Bank AG Head of Department Capital Markets Trading & Sales, Erste Group Bank AG Head of Department GCM Sales & Equity Markets, Erste Group Bank AG Head of Group Capital Markets, Erste Group Bank AG Head of Group Capital Markets, Erste Group Bank AG
1990-1995
1995-1998
1999-2000
2000-2004
2004-2007
2007-2009
2009-2015
2015-2016

Array Norm JOHNSTON

Global Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, Mindshare, London

BA, Economics, Political Science, Nothwestern University MBA, Marketing, Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business Modem Media Vice President, Global Client Lead, Modem Media Managing Director/President, Moden Media Digitas Chief Executive Officer, Mindshare Interaction EMEA Chief Digital Officer, Mindshare
1984-1988
1993-1995
1995
2003-2004
2004-2007
2007-2008
since 2009

Array Rudolf KOBZA

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Kobza Media Group, Vienna

Creative and Client Service Manager, J. Walter Thompson, Vienna Founder, Kobza Communications, Vienna Stakeholder and Chief Executive Officer, IPG Austria, Vienna
1986-1994
1994
1996-2016

Array Shahrzad RAFATI

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, BroadbandTV Corp, Vancouver

BSc, Computer Science, University of British columbia Founder, BroadbandTV, Vancouver
2005
since 2005

Array Gerold RIEDMANN

Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH and Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach

Journalist, Tv Producer and Editor-in-Chief, F.A.Z. business-radio, SAT.1 Bavaria/tv.münchen and AME - Crossmedia Production Company, Munich Editor, Russmedia Verlag GmbH, Schwarzach Vice Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Russmedia Verlag GmbH, Schwarzach Media Executive Leadership Program, Northwestern University, Evanston
1996-2003
2003-2007
2007-2011
2011

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