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16: Trends and counter-trends – conflict and cooperation in the economy

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Three relevant trends dominate economic life at the moment: increasing speed, decentralisation and networks, and the focus on the essentials. Often, these goals stand in opposition to each other. Where do these developments connect and how do they compete? How can businesses manoeuvre between and beyond these dichotomies?

Chief Financial Officer, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Vienna
Deputy Head of Government and Minister for Infrastructure, Economy and Sports, Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG, Linz
Founder and Managing Partner, Speedinvest, Vienna
Managing Partner, promitto organisationsberatung gmbh, Vienna

Mag.a Silvia ANGELO

Chief Financial Officer, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG, Vienna

Employee and Deputy Department Head, Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Vienna Employee, Austrian Tread Union Federation, Permanent Representation of Austria in Brussels Head, Austrian Trade Union Federation, Permanent Representation of Austria in Brussels Employee, Divisional Management, Department for Economic Policy, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna Club Secretary for Budget, Finance and Economics, Social Democratic Party, Parliament Vienna
1995-2000
2000-2001
2001-2002
2002-2007
2007-2008

Dr. Daniel RISCH

Deputy Head of Government and Minister for Infrastructure, Economy and Sports, Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz

Business Administration, University of St. Gallen, University of Zurich and Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich Doctorate, Business IT, University of Fribourg Research Assistant, Competenche Center E-Business, University of Applied Sciences of North Western Switzerland, Basel Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences of North Western Switzerland, Basel Various positions: Project Manager, Consultant, Head of Sales, Chief Marketing Officer, Unic AG, Zurich and Bern Chief Marketing Officer, Liechtensteinische Post AG
1999-2003
2004-2007
2004-2007
2004-2007
2007-2014
2015-2017

Dr. Heinrich SCHALLER

Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG, Linz

Study of Law, Johannes Kepler University Linz; Study of Commercial Science, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna Judicial Clerkship Head of Treasury; Head of Futures and Options Trading, Project Manager, regarding the foundation of an Austrian Futures and Options Exchange, RZB - Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG, Vienna Deputy Member, Managing Board, Treasury, Marketing and Retail Sales, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG, Linz Chairman, Supervisory Board, Kepler-Fonds Kapitalanlagegesellschaft m.b.H., Linz Member, Supervisory Board, Raiffeisen Kapitalanlage-Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung, Vienna Member, Managing Board, Treasury, Marketing and Retail Sales, Insurance Business and Building Society Savings, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG, Linz Member, Managing Board, Vienna Stock Exchange AG, Vienna Member, Managing Board, CEESEG AG, Vienna Chief Executive Officer, Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG, Linz
1978-1984
1986
1987-2000
2000-2004
2000-2004
2003-2006
2004-2006
2006-2012
2006-2012
since 2012

MMag. Michael SCHUSTER

Founder and Managing Partner, Speedinvest, Vienna

Master of Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna Master of Business Informatics, Technische Universität Wien IT Consultant, Knallgrau New Media Solutions GmbH Head of Product and Services, System One GmbH Managing Director, semanticlabs GmbH Founder and Managing Partner, Speedinvest, Vienna
2000-2004
2000-2006
2002-2006
2006-2011
since 2011
since 2011

Mag.a Barbara GUWAK

Managing Partner, promitto organisationsberatung gmbh, Vienna

Studium der Psychologie, Universität Wien Politische Sekretärin im Zentralsekretariat, Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten, Wien Geschäftsführerin, datenwerk innovationsagentur GmbH, Wien Supervision, Coaching und Organisationsentwicklung, ARGE Bildungsmanagement, Wien Selbstständige Organisationsberaterin, Systemischer Coach und Supervisorin, Wien GründerInnen-Lehrgang des Alumniverbands, Universität Wien Leiterin, Department Organisationsberatung, ic2 consulting GmbH, Wien Facilitator-Ausbildung der FU Berlin und der School of Facilitating, Berlin Geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin, promitto organisationsberatung gmbh, Wien Systemische Strukturaufstellung/Business Training - Syst München Erzählerin, Goldmund Erzählakademie
1992-2000
1997-2000
2000-2005
2003-2005
2005-2007
2006
2007
2008-2009
seit 2008
2011
2016-2017

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