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Economic Dialogue

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Professor of Political Science, Danube University Krems and Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
Landeshauptfrau (Governor), Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
Member of the Management Board, Flughafen Wien AG, Vienna
Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna

Dr. Peter FILZMAIER

Professor of Political Science, Danube University Krems and Karl-Franzens-University of Graz

 Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Filzmaier, geboren 1967 in Wien, ist im Rahmen des internationalen und interuniversitären Netzwerks Politische Kommunikation (netPOL) Leiter der Plattform Politische Kommunikation der Donau-Universität Krems und hat ebenda seit 2006 den Lehrstuhl für Demokratiestudien und Politikforschung inne. Seit 2007 ist er geschäftsführender Gesellschafter des Instituts für Strategieanalysen (ISA) in Wien, seit 2010 auch Professor für Politische Kommunikation an der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, sowie zudem Politikanalytiker des Österreichischen Rundfunks (ORF) und Kolumnist und Gastkommentator in Der Standard (2003 bis 2008), den Bundesländerzeitungen (2008 bis 2015) sowie der Kronen Zeitung (seit 2015).

Mag.a Johanna MIKL-LEITNER

Landeshauptfrau (Governor), Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

Master studies of Business Education, Vienna University of Economics and Business Trainee at the Federation of Austrian Industries Deputy Head of Signum (Publishing House for Economics and Politics) Marketing Director of the Lower Austrian ÖVP President of the European Forum Wachau Executive Director of the Lower Austrian ÖVP Member of the National Assembly for the ÖVP Country Counsellor for the Federal State of Lower Austria in charge of social affairs, EU's regional policy, labour and family issues Deputy Leader of the ÖVP / Austrian People's Party Vice-President of the Assembly of European Regions Head of the ÖAAB (Employees Association of the ÖVP / Austrian People's Party) Federal Minister of the Interior Deputy Governor, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
1983-1989
1990-1993
1993-1995
1995-1998
1998-2011
1998-2003
1999-2003
2003-2011
2008-2011
2010-2011
since 2011
2011-2016
2016-2017

Dr. Günther OFNER

Member of the Management Board, Flughafen Wien AG, Vienna

Head of Training, Assistant to the Chairman of the Management Board, Österreichische Volksfürsorge Jupiter Versicherungs-AG Managing Director, Friedrich Funder Instituts für Journalistenausbildung und Medienforschung Deputy Director, Politische Akademie Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer, BEWAG - Burgenländische Elektrizitätswirtschafts AG Chairman of the Management Board, UTA Telekom AG Member of the Management Board, Burgenland Holding AG Chief Executive Officer, Head of M&A EVN AG, EVN Mazedonien/Albanien Member of the Management Board, Flughafen Wien AG
 University of Vienna, Doctor of Laws
1981-1984
1981-1992
1992-1994
1994-2004
2004-2005
2005-2011
2005-2011
since 2011

Dr. Helmut BRANDSTÄTTER

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften und der Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien Vorsitzender der Hochschülerschaft, Universität Wien, Gerichtspraxis Auslandsstudium an der Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Volontariat, Europäischen Kommission, Generaldirektion Erziehung und Wissenschaft, Brüssel Redakteur, Fernsehen Ausland, ORF Korrespondent, Studio Bonn, ORF Redakteur, Fernsehen Inland, ORF Studioleiter Brüssel, ORF Studioleiter Bonn, 1990 auch zuständig für DDR, ORF Hauptabteilungsleiter Politik und Zeitgeschehen, ORF Sendungsverantwortlicher Moderator "REPORT", ORF Geschäftsführer und Chefredakteur n-tv, Der Nachrichtensender, Berlin Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Puls-TV GmbH Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Brandstätter Business Communications - Agentur für Strategie, PR und Coaching GmbH. Member of LEADING Advisors Group GmbH
1973-1978
1977-1979
1979-1980
1981
1982-1984
1984-1985
1985-1986
1986-1987
1987-1991
  Moderator "Auslandsreport", "Inlandsreport", ORF
1991-1995
1995-1997
1997-2003
  Produktion der ProSieben Austria News
2003-2004
2005-2010
seit 2009
 Agenturenverbund von: Brandstätter Business Communications GmbH, brainbows Informationsmanagement GmbH, Ecker & Partner Öffentlichkeitsarbeit & Lobbying GmbH, Institut für Strategieanalysen und Kommunikationsforschung, Public Interest - Lobbying Consultants GmbH, Sophie Karmasin Market Intelligence GmbH, Wolfgang Rosam Change Communications GmbH

Dr. Gustav DRESSLER

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna

Studies, Law, Communication and Political Science Johns Hopkins University Bologna, Diploma Ph.D., University of Vienna Credit und Marketing, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna 10 months credit training, Chase Manhattan Bank, London Assistant Treasurer, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna Chase Manhattan Private Banking, New York, London, Luxemburg, Geneva, Zurich Vice President Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. Austria Country Manager for International Individual Banking (Chase Austria) Director Asset Management, Meinl Bank AG Member of Board, Julius Meinl Investment GmbH, KAG Member of Board, Bank der Österr. Postsparkasse AG Member of Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG Head of Advisory Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG -1998 Member of Board, LGT Bank in Liechtenstein (Österreich) AG Member of Board, INVESCO BANK Österreich AG Generali Insurance Group Austria Member of Board, Generali Bank Österreich AG Member of Board, 3 Banken Generali Investment GesmbH
1977
  School of Advanced International Studies
  Fulbright Scholarship
1980
1982
1982-1989
1982
1983
1987
1988
1989
1989-1992
1990
1992-1997
1992
1992
1997
  European representative at the London OPMC (INVESCO off shore product management committee) and associate member of CEEC (continental European executive committee)
1998-2003
2003
2003
since 2004

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