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Industry 4.0 – The Next Industrial Revolution?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Industrial production is ever more deeply imbued by information technologies. How will production and consumption as well as the world of work and society change through the “fourth industrial revolution”?

Director (acting), Fraunhofer Institute for Labour Economy and Organization (IAO) and Institute for Human Factors and Technology Management (IAT) of the University of Stuttgart
Chief Expert Software, Research & Technology Center, Siemens AG, Munich
Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge
Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
Editor-in-Chief, Die Presse, Vienna

Dr.-Ing. Wilhelm BAUER

Director (acting), Fraunhofer Institute for Labour Economy and Organization (IAO) and Institute for Human Factors and Technology Management (IAT) of the University of Stuttgart

Studium "Allgemeiner Maschinenbau" an der Universität Stuttgart Diplom zum Dipl.-Ing.: "Kriterien zur Definition und Bewertung von Mischarbeit" Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft am Fraunhofer-Institut für Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung IPA und am Institut für Verfahrenstechnik und Dampfkesselwesen (IVD) der Universität Stuttgart Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Fraunhofer IAO sowie am Institut für Industrielle Fertigung und Fabrikbetrieb (IFF) der Universität Stuttgart Leiter der Abteilung "Arbeitsgestaltung" am Fraunhofer IAO Leiter des Competence Center "New Work" und Betreuung des Competence Center "Virtual Environments" sowie der Marktstrategie Teams "Ergonomic Engineering" und "Public Health" am Fraunhofer IAO Promotion zum Dr.-Ing.: "SYVERA - Entwicklung eines Systems zur virtuellen ergonomischen Arbeitsgestaltung" Institutsdirektor und Mitglied des Direktoriums am Fraunhofer IAO Leiter des Geschäftsfelds "Unternehmensentwicklung und Arbeitsgestaltung" am Fraunhofer IAO und am IAT der Universität Stuttgart Institutsdirektor und stellvertretender Institutsleiter am Fraunhofer IAO sowie am IAT der Universität Stuttgart Geschäftsführender Verwaltungsrat der Fraunhofer Italia Research s.c.a.r.l. Bestellung zum Honorarprofessor durch die Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Fabrikanlagen und Logistik
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Dr. Thomas HAHN

Chief Expert Software, Research & Technology Center, Siemens AG, Munich

Siemens AG Produktentwicklung Industrielle Netzwerke Produktmanagement SIMATIC, Projektleitung Produkt-Entwicklung SIMATIC STEP 7 Entwicklungsleiter Traffic Control Systems Leiter Sofware-Produkt-Entwicklung Industrial Automation Systems
 Studium der Informatik an der Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen
seit 1986
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Dr. Hermann HAUSER

Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge

MA in Physics, University of Vienna Ph.D. in Physics, King's College, Cambridge University Co-founder (later Chairman); Lead, Research and Development team (BBC micro); Head, team ARM micro processor; Acorn Computers, Cambridge Vice President Research, Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy Founder Director, Harlequin, Cambridge Helped with formation, a joint venture between Acorn and Apple Computers, ARM Ltd, Cambridge Founder, Active Book Company, Cambridge Co-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer - acquired Active Book Company, EO Incorporated, Mountain View, California Founder Director, Vocalis, Cambridge Founder and Chairman, Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd, Cambridge (changed name to Virata Corporation and merged with Globespan in 2003 and Conexant in 2004) Founder Director, joint venture with E*Trade US. Sold to E*Trade US in 2000, Electronic Share Information Ltd, Cambridge Founder Director - Acquired by CDT, Advanced Displays Ltd, Cambridge Founder Director, SynGenix, Cambridge Founder, NetChannel, San Francisco, California (sold to AOL in 1998) Co-founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
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Array David REJESKI

Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC

Head, Future Studies Unit, Environmental Protection Agency Policy Analyst, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Executive Director, Interagency Environmental Technology Task Force, White House Council on Environmental Quality
1991-1994
1994-1998
1998-2000

Array Rainer NOWAK

Editor-in-Chief, Die Presse, Vienna

Study of History and Political Science (without completing) Freelancer "Vorarlberger Nachrichten" Entry to "Die Presse" Editor, Domestic Policy Department, "Die Presse", Vienna Appointment to Department head "Chronik/Wien", "Die Presse", Vienna Appointment to Editorial Director for the new "Presse am Sonntag", Vienna Appointment to Head of Domestic Policy, "Die Presse", Vienna Editor-in-Chief, "Die Presse", Vienna Publisher, "Die Presse", Vienna
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Technology Symposium

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21.08.2014

08:00 - 10:30 Technology Brunch Social
11:00 - 11:10 Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2014 Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Policy at the Crossroads Plenary
12:00 - 13:45 Industry 4.0 – The Next Industrial Revolution? Plenary
14:15 - 15:45 Stanford, this Year’s Special Guest at the Technology Symposium: Innovation and the Culture of Failure Plenary
18:00 - 19:30 Us and Our Brains – Neuroscience at the Crossroads Plenary
19:45 - 21:00 Evening Reception Social
19:45 - 21:00 Career Lounge Social

22.08.2014

07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 05: Bioenergy – The Way to the Future or a Dead End? Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 03: The Challenge of Disruptive Innovation: Strategies for Successful Coping Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 04: Agile and Robust Supply Chains – How to Manage Volatility Across Your Business Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 10: How to Finance Research – Publicly or Privately? New Models for a Globalised World Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 01: Technology – Global Market: Austrian Technologies for the Global Market Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 02: Future Technology-Hotspots – Does Europe Stand a Chance? Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 08: Science in Society – How to Overcome a Disjuncture Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 06: The Cost of the City of the Future – Socio-Economic Aspects of Smart Cities Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 11: Innovations in Acoustics: Future Trends in Industry and Modern Life Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 09: IP Strategies in Enterprises: Challenges for IP Management and Innovation Policy Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Breakout Session 07: Smart Energy: Challenges of an Interdisciplinary Energy Transition Breakout
14:00 - 14:45 Digital University Plenary
14:45 - 16:15 Open Science – The Place of and for People in Our Knowledge Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 Cities at the Crossroads Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Urban Innovators Challenge – The Future of Cities Partner

23.08.2014

07:00 - 08:30 Complexity Science – I Plenary
08:30 - 09:15 Complexity Science – II Plenary
09:45 - 11:15 Innovation at the Art Science Interface Plenary
11:15 - 11:30 Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social