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Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Professor, Collège de France, Paris; Director, Laboratoire de Chimie Supramoléculaire at ISIS, Strasbourg
Professor, Chaire de Génétique et Physiologie Cellulaire, Collège de France, Paris Head of INSERM U587, Génétique des Déficits Sensoriels, Institut Pasteur, Paris
Univ.-Prof. Leiter des Instituts für Human-Computer Interfaces
Präsident, Verband Österreichischer Software Industrie (VÖSI); Vorstandsvorsitzender, BEKO Holding AG, Nöhagen Chair

Dr. Jean-Marie LEHN

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Professor, Collège de France, Paris; Director, Laboratoire de Chimie Supramoléculaire at ISIS, Strasbourg

 Studied physical, chemical and natural sciences at the University of Strasbourg
1960 Junior Member, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Guy Ourisson's laboratory
1960-1966 Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
1963 Thèse de doctorat d'Etat sur la résonance magnétique nucléaire de triterpènes
1964 Laboratory of Robert Burns Woodward at Harvard University
1966-1969 Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department of the University of Strasbourg
1970 Promoted Associate Professor and then Full Professor, Université Louis Pasteur (ULP) of Strasbourg
1970-1979 Professor, Université Louis Pasteur (ULP) of Strasbourg
1972/1974 Visiting professor, Harvard University
1979 Elected to the chair of "Chimie des Interactions Moléculaires", Collège de France, Paris
1979 Professor, Collège de France, Paris
2002-2004 Director, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (ISIS) at ULP, Strasbourg

Christine PETIT

Professor, Chaire de Génétique et Physiologie Cellulaire, Collège de France, Paris Head of INSERM U587, Génétique des Déficits Sensoriels, Institut Pasteur, Paris

1973 Master of Sciences, University of Sciences, Orsay, Paris XI
1974 Doctorat of Medicine, University Paris V
1975-1981 Scientist, Laboratoire d Immunochimie, Institut Pasteur, Paris
1982 Doctorat d'Etat ès-Sciences Naturelles, Biochemistry, University Paris
1983-1984 Post-doctoral scientist, Centre de Génétique Moléculaire (Dr J. Beisson, Dr M. Weiss s group), CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
1985-1990 Unité de Recombinaison et Expression Génétique (Pr P. Tiollais, Dr J. Weissenbach s group), Institut Pasteur, Paris
1991-1992 Unité de Génétique Moléculaire Humaine (Dr J. Weissenbach), Institut Pasteur
1993-1996 Head of Unité de Génétique Moléculaire Humaine, Institut Pasteur, Paris
1995-2001 Head of CNRS URA 1968, Unité de Génome des Mammifères, Institut Pasteur
since 1996 Head of Unité de Génétique des Déficits Sensoriels, Institut Pasteur, Paris
1998-2001 Head of Département des Biotechnologies, Institut Pasteur, Paris
2001 Professor, Chaire de Génétique et Physiologie Cellulaire, Collège de France, Paris
since 2003 Head of INSERM U587, Génétique des Déficits Sensoriels, Institut Pasteur, Paris

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Gert PFURTSCHELLER

Univ.-Prof. Leiter des Instituts für Human-Computer Interfaces

 Studium der Elektrotechnik an der TU Graz
1966 Promotion zum Doktor der Technischen Wissenschaften an der TU Graz
1969-1970 Alexander Humboldt Stipendium an der Universität Erlangen
1972 Habilitation auf dem Gebiet der Informationsphysiologie
1972-1973 Forschungsaufenthalt am Burden Neurological Institute, Bristol
1977 Ernennung zum Univ.-Professor an der TU-Graz
1986 Gastprofessor am Children s Hospital in Vancouver, Kanada
1987 Leiter des Ludwig-Boltzmann Instituts für medizinische Informatik und Neuroinformatik in Graz
1991 Gastprofessor am Groote Schuur Krankenhaus in Kapstadt, Südafrika
1996-2002 Vorstand des Instituts für Elektro- u. biomed. Technik der TU-Graz
2004 Leiter des Instituts für Human-Computer Interfaces

Ing. Peter KOTAUCZEK

Präsident, Verband Österreichischer Software Industrie (VÖSI); Vorstandsvorsitzender, BEKO Holding AG, Nöhagen

 HTL Maschinenbau, mehrere Semester Studien Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Jus, Werbung und Marketing, Informatikausbildung bei IBM.
 Vorstandsvorsitzender der BEKO Holding AG, die an der Deutschen Börse notiert.
 Gründer und langjähriger Chef der BEKO Engineering und Informatik AG, eines der führenden Software- und Engineeringhäuser Österreichs.
 Langjähriger Lehrbeauftragter an der Universität für angewandte Kunst, Meisterklasse für visuelle Mediengestaltung Prof. Peter Weibel.
 Gründungs-Mitglied des "Club of Vienna" am Konrad Lorenz Institut für Evolutions- und Kognitionsforschung in Altenberg (Prof. Rupert Riedl).
 Berufung als Gastprofessor für Telekommunikation, Information und Medien an die Donau Universität Krems.

Technology Symposium

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26.08.2004

10:00 - 11:30Technology brunch sponsored by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
13:00 - 14:00Welcome receptionPlenary
14:00 - 15:30Where Do We Come From?Plenary
16:00 - 18:30TomorrowPlenary
20:00 - 20:30ResponsibilityPlenary
20:30 - 21:30First-world know-how, third-world solutions: a comparison of outcomePlenary
21:30 - 23:30Evening reception, sponsored by Alcatel AustriaSocial

27.08.2004

09:00 - 15:30Special Event 1: Cooperation in South East Europe - Programs, Projects, InitiativesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Special Event 2: The Politics of Technology: A Primer on Innovative Developments that Governments Should Embrace to Kick-Start GNPBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Special Event 3: Medical Schools in the International Context - Challenges and OpportunitiesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 01: Technological Potentials for Achieving Climate Protection Goals with or without Kyoto-Protocol RatificationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 02: Low-Carbon Energy SupplyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 03: New Forms of Organization: Best Practice-Methods of Change Management - the Art of Managing ChangeBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 04: Crossing Borders: Overcoming Barriers - Bridging Disciplines - Rethinking CulturesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 05: Space Policy: A New Strategic Challenge for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 06: From Vienna to Lisbon? - Challenges for Innovation Policy on EU and National Levels in the Light of the New EU Action Plan for Innovation and the Austrian Efforts for an Innovation StrategyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 07: Man and Machine - Interactions in the Ambient Intelligent SocietyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 08: Security and IdentificationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 09: Lost in Technology? - Women Careers in Research and TechnologyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 10: Challenges of Regenerative MedicineBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 11: Telematics in Transport - Opportunities for a Mobile SocietyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 12: MyLifeBits - Digital Immortality and its LimitsBreakout
16:00 - 17:00Science Policy: the major players in science and research - competition and cooperation, conditions for success "Precompetitive Research"Plenary
17:00 - 18:00Science Policy: the major players in science and research - competition and cooperation, conditions for success "Competitive Research"Plenary
20:00 - 22:00Information transfer and processingPlenary

28.08.2004

09:00 - 09:45The Ig Nobel PrizesPlenary
09:45 - 10:00Alpbach 2004 - My personal resuméePlenary
10:00 - 10:30Alpbach 2004 - resumée Junior AlpbachPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Seeing Beyond the Light: Technology and Patient s Benefit on the Example of Molecular ImagingPlenary
12:30 - 13:15Closing statementPlenary
13:30 - 14:00Farewell reception sponsored by Microsoft AustriaSocial