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At the beginning of the Economic Symposium, “wenn es soweit ist” will develop a performative game throughout the room, quote texts by sociologists Ulrich Beck and Angelika Poferl and pave the way for the following discussions on InEqualities in the economy with their action “The Global Village”.

Artist, "Das Weltdorf", Vienna
Artist, Vienna
President, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna
President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

Mag. Jacqueline KORNMÜLLER

Artist, "Das Weltdorf", Vienna

 Jacqueline Kornmüller is a germanspeaking theatre-and filmdirector. She studied History, History of Art and New German Literature at the Ludwig Maximiliian University in Munich. In 1986 she changed to the "Folkwang Schule" for music, theatre and dance in Essen, and finally graduated with a diploma.
 Her first engagement lead her to the theatres of Cologne, where she worked with directors such as Dimiter Gotscheff, Günter Krämer, Georges Tabori, Hans Michael Rehberg and Mauricio Kagel and direted her first plays. From 1998 to 2000 she worked as an director in Lübeck, then Friedrich Schirmer invited her in to the state theatre of Stuttgart. She worked there until 2005 as a staff director, then she changed with Schirmer to the Schauspielhaus in Hamburg 2007. In 2008 she moved to Vienna and started with the preperatory work for a first documentary picture. 2009 she founded the theatregroupe wenn es soweit ist together with Peter Wolf. She invented the concept and the idea of the project "Ganymed Boarding", which she produced with Peter Wolf as a coproduction of wenn es soweit ist with the Kunsthistorischem Museum of Vienna. In September 2011 she invented the concept and the idea of the documentary projekt "Die Reise- A Project for 30 Immigrants", a coproduction of wenn es soweit ist and Volkstheater, Wien. For this work she received the Dorothea Neff Prize for best director.

Peter Ulrich WOLF

Artist, Vienna

 Before Peter Wolf became a director and producer, he worked from the start of his career in the German speaking area at theaters with great reputation: Burgtheater Vienna, Theater in der Josefstadt, Schauspiel Bonn, Staatstheater Mannheim, Theater Basel, Staatstheater Hannover, Schauspiel Köln, Staatstheater Stuttgart and Schauspielhaus Hamburg and with outstanding directors like Hans Kresnik, Ernst Wendt, Boy Gobert, Jossi Wiehler, Andreas Kriegenburg, Karin Baier and Johann Simons.
 With this wealth of experience in dramaturgic work he started to initiate a series in Vienna in 2007 of consecutive evenings who concentrate themselves unto the concept of wenn es soweit ist. Since 2008 he produced, directed and conceptualized the evenings Pessoa 01 Pessoa Lounge, the first evening, who deals with the complete works of Fernando Pessoa, Josephinum 02 about death, a performance which deals with different disciplines of arts and is situated around the theme death and finally the project Ganymed Boarding in which contemporary authors describe the masterpieces of the picture gallery and actors interpret them in an open performance play. In September 2011 he produced Die Reise in the Volkstheater Wien with 30 Immigrants telling there story of their journey to Austria. 2012 -14 Ganymed became an art project for the European Union, with Hungary , Poland and Austria participating, called Ganymed goes Europe.

Array Rudi KASKE

President, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna

Kochlehrling und Anschließend Koch, Hotel Vienna Intercontinental Jugendsekretär der Gewerkschaft HGPD (Hotel, Gastgewerbe, Persönlicher Dienst) Absolvent der Sozialakademie der Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte Zentralsekretär der Gewerkschaft HGPD Vorsitzender der Gewerkschaft HGPD Vorsitzender der Verkehrs- und Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft vida
1970-1974
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2006-2012

Dr. Christoph LEITL

President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Founding Chairman, European Youth Ph.D., Economic and Social Sciences, Johannes Kepler University Linz Member, Government of the Federal State of Upper Austria with portfolio for Economy, Finance and European Affairs Member, Committee of the Regions (CoR), SME Division President, Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry) President, European SME Union Honorary President, Eurochambres
1966
1973
1990-2000
1995-2000
2001-2005
2005-2009
since 2006
 
 Academic Posts
 Visiting Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (International Trade Department)
 
 Guest Lectures
 Princeton University
 Fudan University, Shanghai
 University of Cape Town
 T.C. Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara University
 MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Harvard University

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

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

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

Economic Symposium

show timetable

01.09.2015

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Purpose Social
12:00 - 12:50 Opening Plenary
13:30 - 14:20 Understanding Inequality – an Empirical Assessment Plenary
14:40 - 16:10 Inequality of Opportunity – Causes, Impact and Interventions Plenary
16:10 - 16:30 Political Corner Plenary
16:30 - 20:00 ecoplus Lower-Austria Evening Social
16:30 - 18:30 InEquality from a Female Perspective Partner
16:30 - 17:30 Rankings and Reality – Austria’s Economic Competitiveness Put to the Test Partner
18:30 - 20:00 The Entrepreneurial Economy – How to Become a Champion? Plenary
20:00 - 21:00 Illuminating Alpbach Social
20:30 - 21:30 Young Talents – Late Night Concert Culture

02.09.2015

06:00 - 07:00 Digital Technology: From Inequality to Inclusion – Peter Drucker Breakfast Club Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 15th management club Business Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:10 Growing Disparities in Wealth and Income – Is (More) Redistribution Necessary? Plenary
07:30 - 08:30 The Throwaway Society Partner
08:10 - 08:30 Political Corner2 Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: Value Networks as a Key to a Successful Business Location Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: Intergenerational Justice and Economic Outcomes Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: How Can Europe Overcome Disparity due to the Digital Revolution? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: Tackling Social Injustice in Europe Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: Being Family Friendly – Cosmetic PR or a Successful Route to Equality of Opportunity? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Win-Win?! The Symbiosis of Big Business and Startups Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: The Welfare of Nations in the 21st Century Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Economic and Financial Education – What Has to be Done? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: Leading Organisations – What Next? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: Peripheral Business Locations – Disadvantage or (Underestimated) Potential? Breakout
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch Reception Social
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 11: All the Same – All Different? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 20: The Investment Gap in Europe – How to Kick-start Growth? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 18: Disabled Employees – Opportunities for Growth & Innovation Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 14: Care as a Gender Political and Economic Challenge Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 19: More Equal than Others? Modern Management between Leadership and Participation Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 17: Equality – Location Dependent? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 13: Better Decisions through Participation Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 12: The Pension System – Unfair Rather than Equitable? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 16: Energy Supply in Transformation – Inequality in Access to Markets and Political Power Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 15: New Technologies – Old Inequalities Breakout
16:00 - 17:30 Shifting the Perception – Solutions to Combating Inequality Plenary
19:15 - 20:45 Young Talents – Maja Osojnik Band Culture

02.09.-01.09.2015

Magenta Night Social

03.09.2015

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with Angelika Kresch Breakout
06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with Dan Shechtman Breakout
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast – Back to Normality Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Beyond Clichés – China’s Political and Economic Strategies Plenary
09:00 - 10:20 How to Grow or Not to Grow – that is the Question! Plenary
10:20 - 10:35 Closing Plenary
14:45 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner