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06: Impact & Collaboration: New Paradigms of Governance

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Democracy & Governance
german language

In times of growing complexity, approaches including performance management and collaboration offer opportunities to optimise public sector service delivery chains and to involve citizens in solving key challenges. What potential do these new methods have in regards to the development of governance and democracy?

Speakers

Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
Director, Avenir Suisse, Zurich
Chief Executive, Governance International, Birmingham
Director General, Civil Service and Administrative Innovation, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna Chair
Professor of Public & Financial Management, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Academic Director, Institut für den öffentlichen Sektor e.V., Berlin Chair

Dr. Rolf ALTER

Director, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris

1980-1986 German Ministry of Economy, Bonn
1986-1991 Economist, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.
1991-2006 Different positions in the Economics Department, Department of Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, and the Office of the Executive Director, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
2006-2009 Chief of Staff of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentSecretary-General Mr. Angel Gurría, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
since 2009 Director Public Governance and Territorial Development, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris

Peter GRÜNENFELDER

Director, Avenir Suisse, Zurich

 Education:
 Economic studies at the University of St. Gallen. Longer stays in the US and New Zealand. Dissertation on the topic of "Die Rolle der Politischen Führung im Rahmen des New Public Management", supervised by Prof. Ernst Buschor.
 Professional experience:
 State Chancellor of the Canton of Aargau (2004-2016), also President of the Swiss State Chancellor's Association since 2012 (Vice-President before 2012). Member of the governing body of the Foundation for Federal Cooperation and Secretary General of the Swiss Society of Administrative Sciences. Lecturer for public governance at the University of St. Gallen as well as frequent visiting lecturer at universities in Switzerland and abroad. Secretary General of the Police Department of the City of Zurich and Delegate for Administrative Reform of Zurich's City Council (2001 -2004). Personal advisor to Cantonal Councillor Ernst Buschor. Head of administrative reforms in the Canton of Zurich (1998-2001). In charge of several administrative reform projects of the Canton of Zurich (1997-1998). Political Secretary of the Swiss Free Democratic Party (FDP) (1996-1997). Staff member of the Christchurch City Council, New Zealand (1995). Member of the editorial team for the magazine Schweizer Arbeitgeber (1994-1995). Member of several national and international expert committees on reforms in public management.

Elke LÖFFLER

Chief Executive, Governance International, Birmingham

1993-1997 Forschungsreferentin am Forschungsinstitut für öffentliche Verwaltung und Doktorandin an der Deutschen Universität für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer
1997 - 2000 Policy Analyst bei der OECD (GOV)
 Seit 2002 Geschäftsführerin der Nonprofit Organisation Governance International
2001 Senior Research Fellow an der Bristol Business School

Mag. Angelika FLATZ

Director General, Civil Service and Administrative Innovation, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna

1990-2002 Private Sector including Legal Service, Public Sector
2004-2008 Parliamentary Administration, Head of the Office of the Speaker of the National Council, Vienna
2008-2009 Federal Chancellery, Head of the Office of the Federal Minister for Women and Civil Service
since 2009 Federal Chancellery, Head of the Directorate General III Civil Service and Administrative Innovation

Dr. Professor Gerhard HAMMERSCHMID

Professor of Public & Financial Management, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Academic Director, Institut für den öffentlichen Sektor e.V., Berlin

1988-1993 Master degree in business administration, University of St. Gallen
1994-2000 PhD student and Teaching Assistant, Department of General Management and Management Control, Vienna University of Economics and Business
2000-2002 Assistant to the General Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management,Vienna
2002-2008 Associate Professor, Institute for Public Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business
2009-2014 Program Director Executive Master of Public Management, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
2011-2014 Co-coordiantor of the EU FP 7 Research Project "Coordination for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future"
2012-2014 Associate Dean, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Political Symposium

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28.08.2016

15:00 - 16:00OpeningPlenary
16:30 - 18:30The EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy: Can It Deliver?Plenary
17:00 - 21:00Resilience: A "Situation Room" ExperimentPartner
19:00 - 20:30Democracy Gone Astray?Plenary
20:30 - 21:30Europe State Award CeremonyPartner

29.08.2016

08:00 - 09:00Editors' BreakfastPlenary
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 01: Digitalisation and PoliticsBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 02: Resilience: Leadership in Crisis SituationsBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 03: Act Digital, Think Real: Is the Internet a Democratic Space for Everyone?Breakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 04: Promoting the Entrepreneurial SpiritBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 05: Liberté - Égalité - Solidarité: Changing Value Systems in the 21st CenturyBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 06: Impact & Collaboration: New Paradigms of GovernanceBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 07: Stuck in the Middle: Eastern European States and their Relations with the EU and RussiaBreakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 08: Enlightenment in Europe: A New Social Contract for the Digital Age?Breakout
09:30 - 12:00Breakout Session 09: Why Do We Need a Common European Cultural Diplomacy?Breakout
12:00 - 13:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:30 - 13:30Fireside Talk with Hanan AshrawiPartner
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: Towards a Circular Economy: Saving Raw Materials for the Planet's Global FutureBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: The Future City: Inclusive, Connected, ResilientBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 14: Climate Change, Disasters, Migration: Preparing for Emerging RisksBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 15: Innovative Solutions to the "New" Challenge of IntegrationBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 16: Redesigning European Welfare States: Rebalancing the Roles of EU and Member StatesBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 17: The EU's Cooperation with Southern Neighbours in Response to the Refugee CrisisBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 18: And what do WE get out of it? Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in EuropeBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 19: Overcoming the Credibility GapBreakout
13:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 22: Together or Torn Apart: Which Values Will Build our Future?Breakout
16:00 - 18:00ReceptionSocial
18:00 - 19:30Turkey between Regional Aspirations and ChallengesPlenary
20:00 - 21:00Brexit and the Future of EuropePlenary

30.08.2016

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast Club: Strategies of InfluencePlenary
08:30 - 09:30Sustainable Development Goals: What Big Companies Must Do to Get Things GoingPlenary
09:30 - 10:00COURAGE in Times of Multiple Interconnected Crises: A Bold Attempt to Integrate Art and SciencePlenary
10:30 - 12:30Sustainable Development Goals: Which Social Entrepreneurs Are Already One Step Ahead?Plenary