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Emerging Technologies that will change our Lives – a Selection of EU “Flagship Projects”

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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english language

Speakers

Professor and Chair of Cognitive Systems, Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technische Universität München
Associate Professor, Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Director, Manchester Centre for Integrative Systems Biology (MCISB), School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester
President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen Chair

Dr. Gordon CHENG

Professor and Chair of Cognitive Systems, Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technische Universität München

1993 National Systems Support Manager, Mayne Nickless Corporation, Australia
1994 Managing Director (CEO) G.T.i. Computing Pty. Ltd
1996 Visiting Researcher, Electro technical Laboratory, Japan
1998 STA Research Fellow, Science and Technology Agency, Japan
2000 COE Research Fellow, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
 203-2008 Founder and Manager, Department of Humanoid Robotics and Computational Neuroscience, Institute for Advanced Telecommunications Research, Tokyo
2002 Research Scientist, CyberHuman Project, ATR International
2007-2008 Project Leader, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology and Japan Science and Technology Agency
2008 Visiting Professor, University of Southern California (USC), USA, University of Versailles St Quentin and Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute of Neuroscience of Natal (ELS-IINN), Brazil
since 2010 Ordinarius, Institute of Cognitive Systems (ICS), Technische Universität München (TUM) and Principal Investigator, CoTeSys

Mihai Adrian IONESCU

Associate Professor, Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 Prof. Adrian M. Ionescu is a full Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. He held staff and/or visiting positions at LETI-CEA and CNRS, Grenoble, and Stanford University, in 1998 and 1999, respectively. He is currently the Director of the Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory of EPFL. Prof. Ionescu regularly serves on the IEDM and ESSDERC Technical Committees and was the Technical Chair of ESDDERC 2006. He has large experience with the coordination of European projects. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on Nanoelectronics (CATRENE) and the national representative of Switzerland to the European Nanoelectronics Initiative Advisory Council (ENIAC). He acts as the European Chair of the Emerging Research Devices Group of ITRS. He is one of the Swiss Coordinators of the Guardian Angels FET Flagship.

Dr. Joachim TREUSCH

President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen

1970 Professur in Frankfurt
1971 Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Physik in Dortmund
1984-1986 Präsident der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft
seit 1987 Vorstandsmitglied der Kernforschungsanlage Jülich (KFA)
1993-1997 Vorsitzender der Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren
1995-1996 Präsident der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte
1990-2006 Vorsitzender des Vorstands der Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
1999-2003 Vorsitzender des Deutschen Verbandes Technisch-Wissenschaftlicher Vereine
2000-2006 Vorsitzender des Lenkungsausschusses "Wissenschaft im Dialog"
2006-2012 Präsident der Jacobs University Bremen

Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2012

10:00 - 12:30Technology Brunch hosted by Standortagentur TirolSocial
13:00 - 13:10Welcome statementPlenary
13:10 - 13:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2012Plenary
13:30 - 14:15Opening SpeechesPlenary
14:15 - 15:05Powering the FuturePlenary
15:25 - 16:55Global Earth Research - Research for the Future of the Globe in cooperation with the Helmholtz Association of German Research CentersPlenary
16:55 - 17:45The Fight against Cancer - Breakthroughs and ExpectationsPlenary
20:00 - 21:30The global Competition for Production and Research - who will determine the Future?Plenary
21:30 - 23:30Career Lounge - Evening event with a buffet dinner for students, graduate scientists and young professionals, hosted by the organisers of the Alpbach Technology Forum and Siemens AG ÖsterreichSocial
21:30 - 23:30Evening Reception hosted by Forschung AustriaSocial

24.08.2012

09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 01: Key Technologies - a Future for Europe's YouthBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 02: Ambient Assisted LivingBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 03: Smart City - Human beings at the Focus of AttentionBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 04: Demographics and Human Resources as an Opportunity for InnovationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 05: The Location of future Production Sites - Decision Criteria, Opportunities and RisksBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 06: Supporting Careers in ScienceBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 07: Key Elements of successful Innovation CulturesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 08: Learning through innovative Education NetworksBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 09: Wanted: young, technologically savvy, curiousBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 10: Smart Governance for smart SpecialisationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 11: Medical technology: challenges and opportunitiesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 12: Cyber-security as a critical factory of stabilityBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 13: Modern Technologies and their Role in Democratic ProcessesBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children's University Alpbach - Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
09:45 - 15:00Special Event: RTI Internationalisation in Austria and the EUBreakout
16:00 - 17:15Individualisation - the Basis for Education and InnovationPlenary
17:30 - 19:30Pathways to the Nobel Prize - Laureates in Conversation with Austrian Junior Scientists in cooperation with the Foundation Lindau Nobelprizewinners Meetings at Lake ConstancePlenary

25.08.2012

09:00 - 10:30Emerging Technologies that will change our Lives - a Selection of EU "Flagship Projects"Plenary
10:45 - 12:00Future Scenarios: how long can we plan ahead?Plenary
12:00 - 13:05The physics of footballPlenary
13:05 - 13:15Closing StatementPlenary
13:20 - 14:00Snack ReceptionSocial