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06: Class conflict or social partnership in wage negotiations: What guarantees stability and flexibility?

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Arthur-Köstler-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
german language

It is said that social partnership is “class struggle on the green table”. But is the Austrian wage formation process through social partnership still fitting for the European context we live in today? Can collective contracts address the multiple challenges which come from an increasingly diverse work environment?

Speakers

Head of Economic Team; Advisor European Semester, European Commission, Representation in Austria, Vienna
Full Professor of Economic Sociology and Chair, Department of Economic and Organisational Sociology, University of Linz
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Regional General Manager, GPA-djp - Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten, Vienna
Editor, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna Chair

Dipl. Kfm. Marc FÄHNDRICH

Head of Economic Team; Advisor European Semester, European Commission, Representation in Austria, Vienna

 EU-Beamter seit dem Jahr 2000. Seit 2012 ist er wirtschaftspolitischer Berater bei der Vertretung der Europäischen Kommission in Wien, zuvor war er bereits zwischen 2002 - 2010 langjähriger stellvertretender Leiter und zuständig für Kommunikationspolitik.
 Auch in Brüssel war er in verschiedenen Positionen für die Europäische Kommission (GD Unternehmen und Kommunikation) im Einsatz. Marc Fähndrich studierte Wirtschaftswissenschaften und ist gebürtiger Westfalen (Deutschland).

Univ.-Prof.in, Dr.in Susanne PERNICKA

Full Professor of Economic Sociology and Chair, Department of Economic and Organisational Sociology, University of Linz

since 2010 Full Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Linz; Chair, Department of Economic and Organisational Sociology
2017 Visiting Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (invited by Prof. Sanford Jacoby)
2014-2017 Head, Institute of Sociology, University of Linz
2011-2014 Deputy Head, Institute of Sociology
2008-2010 Junior Professor of European Sociology, University of Oldenburg Department of Social Sciences, Germany
2009 Offered a full Professorship in Economic Sociology at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (accepted)
2009 Visiting Researcher, University of California, Berkeley, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (invited by Prof. Kim Voss)
2006 Visiting Researcher, London School of Economics and Political Science Department of Industrial Relations (invited by Prof. Richard Hyman)
2002-2010 Assistant Professor, University of Vienna
2001-2002 Research Assistant (part-time) at the University of Vienna, Institute of Government, Department of Industrial Sociology, in charge of the Austrian contributions to the European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO)
2000-2002 Research Assistant (part-time) at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna, Department of Political Sciences
1999-2000 Teaching Assistant at the University of Economics and Business (WU) in Vienna, Department of Heterodox Economics, Seminar on Micro- and Macroeconomics incl. National Accounting
1998-1999 Lecturer of Economic Policy, Diploma Exam preparation course in economics at the University of Economics and Business, Vienna
1998 Management Trainee-Programme at the Post & Telekom Austria AG Vienna

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

1970-1971 Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971-1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974-1981 Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981-1982 Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982-1986 Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986-1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988-1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993-1994 Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991-2010 Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG
since 2008 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach

Barbara TEIBER

Regional General Manager, GPA-djp - Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten, Vienna

1994-1999 Freie Mitarbeiterin Markt- und Meinungsforschungsinstitut OGM
1999-2001 Koordinatorin diverser Telefonaktionen
2001-2006 Frauensekretärin der GPA-Wien
2006-2007 Politische Sekretärin des Vorsitzenden der GPA-djp
2007-2008 Leiterin der Bundesfrauenabteilung der GPA-djp
seit 2008 Regionalgeschäftsführerin der GPA-djp Wien und zusätzlich
seit 2015 Mitglied der Bundesgeschäftsführung der GPA-djp, zuständig für Organi-sierung und Marketing, Bundesjugend
seit 2018 Geschäftsführende Vorsitzende der GPA-djp

Mag. Martina MADNER

Editor, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna

 Mein Arbeitsleben im Schnelldurchlauf: Ich war bis zum Ende des Wirtschaftsblatts Redakteurin für Arbeitsmarkt- und Wirtschaftspolitik und darüber hinaus für die Regionalausgaben Niederösterreich und Burgenland verantwortlich. Bis Ende Juni 2011 arbeitete ich rund vier Jahre lang als Redakteurin für Politik im Wirtschaftsmagazin Format, wo mich viele bundespolitische Themen von Steuern über den Arbeitsmarkt bis hin zu Gesundheit, Bildung und Verwaltung beschäftigten. Außerdem bin ich stellvertretende Vorsitzende des Frauennetzwerks Medien, organisiere dort Veranstaltung und engagiere mich für die frauenpolitische Weiterentwicklung der Medien. Darüber hinaus moderiere ich Diskussionen, für das Frauennetzwerk Medien, das Frauenministerium, die Statistik Austria, die Stadt Wien und die Arbeiterkammer und neuerdings auch für die Grünen. Dazwischen war ich freie Journalistin, vor allem für den Standard, die Presse am Sonntag und Die Furche. Außerdem habe ich zahlreiche einzelne Artikel für verschiedene Medien verfasst, darunter die Wiener Zeitung, der Falter, die AK für SIE oder das feministische Magazin an.schläge.

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28.08.2018

10:00 - 12:30Charity Soccer Match - Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
14:00 - 14:30OpeningPlenary
14:30 - 15:30"I have a dream": I dream of a diverse and resilient EuropePlenary
16:00 - 17:30The future of data economyPlenary
18:30 - 20:00ecoplus and "So schmeckt Niederösterreich" Lower Austria EveningSocial
20:00 - 21:30Innovation 101: The "diversity" factorPlenary

29.08.2018

08:00 - 09:00Europe BreakfastPartner
08:00 - 09:00Swiss Country Breakfast: RicolaPlenary
08:00 - 09:00Swiss Country Breakfast: logitechPlenary
08:30 - 11:30Talk on the Mountain - Diversity: A moral responsibility or a tool to maximise profitsPartner
09:00 - 10:30Agility and resilience: Superpowers to handle complexityPlenary
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 01: Digital Future Game: Requirements for a digital societyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 02: An unpredictable future - Digitalisation in individual trafficBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 03: Digital leadership - How states and businesses lead through the digital transformation successfullyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 04: Demographic change and its effects on the future working lifeBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 05: Republic of fake news - How civil society and businesses become resilient to manipulationBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 06: Class conflict or social partnership in wage negotiations: What guarantees stability and flexibility?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 07: On the green grass and in business: If you don’t shoot, you will not score.Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 08: Specialisation and diversification - What businesses can learn from natural sciencesBreakout
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13:30 - 15:00Lunch receptionSocial
13:30 - 14:45WERIETY LUNCH LAB: Innovate diversity and co-create new concepts for resiliencePartner
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 10: Playmaker or match ball - Resilience in times of disruptionBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 11: Challenges of the digital economy: Pioneer or fast followerBreakout
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15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 16: Cyber security - Is resilience an utopia in a digital economy?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 17: Differences that make a difference: Cooperatives vs. PLCsBreakout
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17:30 - 19:30WU CryptonightPartner
18:00 - 22:00Vienna Wednesday society of trade - Alpbach edition: How digital is our work?Partner
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30.08.2018

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPartner
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" BreakfastPartner
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