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Debating Finance: How Much Stress can the Euro Take?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Debate
english language

Aid programmes, endless meetings, extraordinary summits. Europe is in nonstop crisis management mode. What challenges can the Euro handle in the future? Are we in danger of running into national egoism or will the Euro continue to be our flagship project for a strong and unified Europe?

Speakers

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna Introduction
Dutch Minister of Finance; President, Eurogroup, The Hague
Austrian Federal Minister of Finance, Vienna
Chair

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

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

1970-1971 Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971-1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974-1981 Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981-1982 Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982-1986 Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986-1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988-1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993-1994 Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991-2010 Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG
since 2008 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach

Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM

Dutch Minister of Finance; President, Eurogroup, The Hague

since 1985 Member, PvdA - Dutch Labour Party
1985-1991 Degree in agricultural economics, Wageningen University (majors: business economics, agricultural policy and social and economic history)
1991 Business economics research towards a masters degree, University College Cork, Ireland
1992 Assistant, PvdA MEPs, European Parliament, Brussels
1993-1996 Policy Officer for Spatial Planning, PvdA, The Hague
1994-1997 Member, Municipal Council, Wageningen
1996-1998 Political-administrative Adviser to the Minister of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries, The Hague
1998-2000 Deputy Head, Advisory Section, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries, The Hague
2000-2002 Member, House of Representatives; Spokesperson on Youth Care, Appropriate Education and Special Education, Policy on Teachers, Education Inspectorate, PvdA, The Hague
2007-2008 Chair, Parliamentary Investigation Committee on Educational Reform
since 2012 Minister of Finance, Kingdom of the Netherlands, The Hague
since 2013 Chair, Board of Governors, ESM - European Stability Mechanism
since 2013 President, Eurogroup

Dr. Hans Jörg SCHELLING

Austrian Federal Minister of Finance, Vienna

 Promotion, Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Johannes Kepler Universität in Linz
1978-1981 Universitätsassistent, Institut für Handel, Absatz und Marketing, Universität Linz
1981-1990 Leiner/Kika Unternehmensgruppe, ab 1988 als Geschäftsführer
1990-2014 Selbständiger Unternehmensberater, Schelling GesmbH, Sankt Pölten
1992-2005 Geschäftsführer, XXXLutz GmbH, Wels
1999-2014 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, Big Deal Marken und MarketingberatungsgesmbH, Wien
2005-2008 Geschäftsführer, XLA GmbH, Wels
2005-2011 Aufsichtsrat, XXXLutz GmbH, Wels
2004-2014 Vizepräsident, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
2007-2008 Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat, ÖVP-Österreichische Volkspartei, Wien
2009-2014 Vorsitzender des Verbandvorstandes, Hauptverband der österreichischen Sozialversicherungsträger, Wien
2012-2014 Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender, Österreichische Volksbanken AG, Wien
2013-2014 Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender, Pensionskassen AG der Sozialversicherung, Wien
seit 2014 Finanzminister der Republik Österreich, Wien

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