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09: The rising of “TECHNIUM”: Is it real, fantasy or artificial?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
english language

How artificial is our future? Robots, like Sophia, take Al-powered decisions and artificial intelligence affects our life. The latest development in healthcare, consumer electronics and telecommunications show: there is a new class of beings who cares about us. But do they really care? What’s the right thing to do?

Speakers

Executive City Councilor for Finance, Business, Digital Innovation and International Affairs, Vienna Introduction
Chief Executive Officer, Mindshare, Vienna
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna
Android, Hanson Robotics
Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH and Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach Chair

Peter HANKE

Executive City Councilor for Finance, Business, Digital Innovation and International Affairs, Vienna

 Peter Hanke war von 2002 bis 2018 Geschäftsführer der Wien Holding. Am 24. Mai 2018 wurde er vom Gemeinderat zum Amtsführenden Stadtrat für Finanzen, Wirtschaft, Digitalisierung und Internationales gewählt.

Dipl.-Ing. Christine ANTLANGER-WINTER

Chief Executive Officer, Mindshare, Vienna

 Christine Antlanger-Winter was appointed CEO of Mindshare Austria in February 2018. She has worked for Mindshare since 2003 and for the last ten years she was a member of the managing board, responsible for managing digital development. As Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, from 2015 onwards, her responsibilities also included marketing and strategy.
 Antlanger-Winter is board member and acting secretary-general of the IAA - International Advertising Association. In 2012 she was President of the Austrian section of the IAB - Interactive Advertising Bureau.

Dipl.Ing. Stefan DÖRFLER

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

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

Alejandro PLATER

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna

1991-1997 Risk Analyst, Sud America Seguros
1997 Sales Director for Argentina, Ericsson
1997-2004 Head, Business Development for several countries in South America, Ericsson
2004-2006 Sales Director for the Americas, Ericsson, Stockholm
2006 Sales Director for Mexico, Ericsson
2007-2015 Vice-President and Key Account Manager for major customers, Ericsson
since 2015 Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna

SOPHIA

Android, Hanson Robotics

 Sophia is Hanson Robotics latest and most advanced humanoid robot to date and cultural icon. Sofia uses artificial intelligence, visual data processing and facial recognition. She also imitates human gestures and facial expressions.

Gerold RIEDMANN

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

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

Economic Symposium

show timetable

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
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 09: The rising of "TECHNIUM": Is it real, fantasy or artificial?Breakout
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
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 12: Transparency instead of discretion? HR as a key for equal payBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 13: Strategic big data management: How to deal with the "new oil"?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 14: We don't need no education! Economic education as a business-location factorBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 15: Blockchain and the new cryptoeconomics: Are economy and society facing the next revolution?Breakout
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
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 18: Start-up spirit @ big corporation - how much is too much?Breakout
17:30 - 19:30WU CryptonightPartner
18:00 - 22:00Vienna Wednesday society of trade - Alpbach edition: How digital is our work?Partner
18:15 - 19:45Working in the age of overload - Better thrive than survivePlenary
22:00 - 00:00Magenta NightSocial

30.08.2018

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPartner
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" BreakfastPartner
09:00 - 10:30New mobility: Electric, shared or autonomous?Plenary
11:00 - 12:30Shock resistance: Downfall, intervention, resurrection?Plenary
16:30 - 20:00Economic DialoguePartner