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Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2015

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Opening
english language

Inequality starts on the first day of life. In her animated cartoon, which was commissioned by the European Forum Alpbach and will be shown here for the first time, the Tyrolian artist Julia Libiseller takes the sunny and the dark side of the Alps as a starting point for her input.

Speakers

Filmmaker and Theatre Designer, Vienna Art
Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Vienna; Chairman of the Advisory Board, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Mag. Julia LIBISELLER

Filmmaker and Theatre Designer, Vienna

1996-1998 Studies Stage and Costume Design at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Mozarteum in Salzburg
1998-1999 Motley Theatre Design Course in London
2002-2004 Studies Stage and Filmdesign at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna
 
 Filmwork / Productiondesign
since 1999 Theatre Design of several Productions in London, Birmingham, Tokyo, Innsbruck, Luzern, Bozen, Fürth, Ostrava, Vienna
2006 März (Featurefilm), Production Design, Director and Script: Händl Klaus, Coop 99
  Eisblume (Spot), Production Design, Ballhaus Klimaschutz-Initiative, Director: Katharina Wyss
2008 Heute schon Haydn gehört (Doku), Production Design, Director: Herbert Eisenschenk, Medienwerkstatt
  Brandstifter (Shortfilm), Production Design, Director and Script: Felix von Muralt, Lang-Film Zürich
2009 Tag und Nacht (Featurefilm), Production Design, Director: Sabine Derflinger, Mobilefilm
2013 Macondo (Featurefilm), Produktion Design, Director and Script: Sudabeh Mortezai, Freibeuterfilm
2014 Kidnap (Featurefilm), Art Director Austrian Part, Topkapi Films BV
 
 Stopmotion Animations
2015 Auf Reisen (Featurefilm), Production Design, Director and Script: Michael Kreihsl, Wega Film
2011 MAX - 9,5 min, Music: Florian Weiß
  INVENTUR - for the Opera by Brigitta Falkner and Fernando Riederer, sireneOperntheater
  Die heilige Johanna der Schlachthöfe - for a Theaterproduction, Schauspielhaus Salzburg
2013 TRAUM - 2 min, Sound: Pitschmidt
  TRASPIE - Musicvideo, 3 min
  Hastdudasnichtgewußt? - 12 sec., Sound: Pitschmidt
2014 DES - 45 sec, One Day Animation Festival, ASIFA Austria

Dr. Peter C. AICHELBURG

Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Vienna; Chairman of the Advisory Board, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

 Studium der Physik und Mathematik, Universität Wien
1974 Habilitation in Theoretischer Physik
1980 a.o. Professor
1981-1986 Lehrbeauftragter an der Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Triest
1984-1986, 1990-1992, sowie 2006 Vorstand des Instituts für Theoretische Physik
1987 Gastprofessor an der Universität von Texas, Austin
 Lehr- und Forschungsaufenthalte u. a.:
 International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste; Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela; Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Kolumbien; Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico; Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, England; Albert-Einstein-Institut für Gravitationsforschung, Potsdam; Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
seit 2000 Professor für theoretische Physik, Universität Wien

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz FISCHLER

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1973-1979 Research Assistant, Institute for Agricultural Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1978 Doctorate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1979-1984 Executive Assistant, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1985-1989 Director, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1989-1994 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
1995-2004 European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Brussels
2005-2011 Chairman, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna
2005-2015 Chairman, RISE-Foundation, Brussels
2014-2015 Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EU scientific programme for Expo Milano 2015
since 2012 President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
since 2016 President, Board of Trustees to the Austrian Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna

M.Sc. Philippe NARVAL

Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1994-1996 Scholarship holder/Student, Lester B. Pearson United World College, Victoria
1996-1997 National Service/Gedenkdienst, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem
1997-1998 Community Service Coordinator, American International School, Cochabamba
1998-2003 BA, King's College, London
2000-2001 Exchange Year, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
2003-2004 Exhibition Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Wien
2004-2005 Programme Manager, Concordia, Chisinau
2005-2010 Programme Officer, Light for the World, Vienna
2010-2011 MSc, University of Oxford
since 2012 Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

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