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08: Enlightenment in Europe: A New Social Contract for the Digital Age?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Democracy & Governance
english language

Is the current social contract the right one? How do European societies need to change if their citizens are to navigate the new opportunities of the digital age? Does a basic income have a role to play in this? RSA experts and Alpbach participants will reflect on what a new social contract might resemble.

Founder, Tänk, Espoo
Director Policy and Strategy, RSA - Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London
Senior Researcher, Social Brain Centre, RSA - Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London

Array Markus KANERVA

Founder, Tänk, Espoo

Helsinki School of Economics: Small Business Entrepreneurship Examination for Academics Master of Social Sciences in Economics. The University of Helsinki: (5 year program). Kauppalehti: Journalist (summer intern) Helsinki School of Economics: Small Business Entrepreneurship Examination for Academics Fujitsu Services Finland: Communications Intern Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances, Northern Europe: Marketing Coordinator Bosch and Siemens Home Appliances, Northern Europe: Marketing Clinic Finland: Senior Marketing Analyst Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration. (Courses in Open University) Tänk: Founder, Managing Director, Researcher edX/University of TorontoX: BE101x: Behavioural Economics in Action.
1998-1999
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2006-2007
 Project Leader at Business Development
 Project leader for the Northern European Business Intelligence systems
2007-2011
2011-2013
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2013
 Online lectures by Dilip Soman. Received Honor Code Certificate for passing the course.
 Coursera/Duke University: A Beginner s Guide to Irrational Behavior.
 Online lectures by Dan Ariely. Completed with distinction.
2014

Array Anthony PAINTER

Director Policy and Strategy, RSA - Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London

Consultant, Westminster Strategy Project Leader, Policy Network Director, Urbanity Director, Political Division, The Communication Group plc Founder and Director, Jefferson Communications
1999-2000
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2003-2008

Array Nathalie SPENCER

Senior Researcher, Social Brain Centre, RSA - Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London

 Nathalie Spencer is a Senior Researcher in the RSA s Social Brain team in London, where she applies a behavioural science perspective to various social issues of our time. She is lead author on projects exploring the application of behavioural insights to areas as diverse as financial capability and financial education, preventative health, and inequality in education including student motivation and teachers implicit biases. Previously, she was co-author on a paper exploring the role of curiosity on innovation. She has a Master s degree in Behavioural Economics from Maastricht University (Netherlands) and a Bachelor s degree in Commerce from McGill University (Canada).

Political Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2016

13:00 - 14:00 Opening Plenary
14:30 - 16:30 The EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy: Can It Deliver? Plenary
15:00 - 19:00 Resilience: A “Situation Room” Experiment Partner
17:00 - 18:30 Democracy Gone Astray? Plenary
18:30 - 19:30 Europe State Award Ceremony Partner

29.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Editors’ Breakfast Plenary
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 01: Digitalisation and Politics Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 03: Act Digital, Think Real: Is the Internet a Democratic Space for Everyone? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 07: Stuck in the Middle: Eastern European States and their Relations with the EU and Russia Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 06: Impact & Collaboration: New Paradigms of Governance Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 08: Enlightenment in Europe: A New Social Contract for the Digital Age? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 05: Liberté – Égalité – Solidarité: Changing Value Systems in the 21st Century Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 04: Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 02: Resilience: Leadership in Crisis Situations Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 09: Why Do We Need a Common European Cultural Diplomacy? Breakout
10:00 - 11:30 Lunch Reception Social
10:30 - 11:30 Fireside Talk with Hanan Ashrawi Partner
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 22: Together or Torn Apart: Which Values Will Build our Future? Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 13: The Future City: Inclusive, Connected, Resilient Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 19: Overcoming the Credibility Gap Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 14: Climate Change, Disasters, Migration: Preparing for Emerging Risks Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 16: Redesigning European Welfare States: Rebalancing the Roles of EU and Member States Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 18: And what do WE get out of it? Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Europe Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 17: The EU’s Cooperation with Southern Neighbours in Response to the Refugee Crisis Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 12: Towards a Circular Economy: Saving Raw Materials for the Planet’s Global Future Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 15: Innovative Solutions to the “New” Challenge of Integration Breakout
14:00 - 16:00 Reception Social
16:00 - 17:30 Turkey between Regional Aspirations and Challenges Plenary
18:00 - 19:00 Brexit and the Future of Europe Plenary

30.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club: Strategies of Influence Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 Sustainable Development Goals: What Big Companies Must Do to Get Things Going Plenary
07:30 - 08:00 COURAGE in Times of Multiple Interconnected Crises: A Bold Attempt to Integrate Art and Science Plenary
08:30 - 10:30 Sustainable Development Goals: Which Social Entrepreneurs Are Already One Step Ahead? Plenary