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The global Competition for Production and Research – who will determine the Future?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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english language
President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Senior Director, Industrial Affairs, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach
Mitglied des Vorstands, Siemens AG, München
Director, Directorate G - Industrial Technologies, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, European Commission, Brussels
President, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Rüsselsheim
Editor in Chief and Managing Director, NZZ Austria; Mentor, Alpbach Media Academy; Vienna

Ph.D. Robert D. ATKINSON

President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Project Director, (former) Congressional Office of Technology Assessment First Executive Director, Rhode Island Economic Policy Council Director, Technology & New Economy Project, Progressive Policy Institute Vice President, Progressive Policy Institute, Washington DC
1989
1989-1995
1996-1997
1998-2006
1998-2006

Mag. Dr. h.c. Monika KIRCHER

Senior Director, Industrial Affairs, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach

Managing Director, Regional Department, ÖIE - Austrian Information Service for Development and Growth Policy, Carinthia Freelance Consultant and Lecturer, University of Klagenfurt Vice Mayor, City of Villach Chief Financial Officer, Finance, Research & Development and Human Resources, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach Chief Executive Officer, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach
1981-1998
1988-1991
1991-2000
2001-2007
2007-2014

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Siegfried RUSSWURM

Mitglied des Vorstands, Siemens AG, München

Eintritt als Fertigungsplaner und Projektleiter im Bereich Medizintechnik, Siemens AG Mitglied des Bereichsvorstands, Siemens Medical Solutions Berufung in den Vorstand der Siemens AG, Leiter Corporate Human Resources und Arbeitsdirektor sowie verantwortlich für die Regionen Europa, Afrika und Mittlerer Osten und das Corporate Security Office
 Studium Fertigungstechnik, abgeschlossen mit der Promotion zum Dr.-Ing.
1992
2006
2008

Dr. Herbert VON BOSE

Director, Directorate G - Industrial Technologies, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, European Commission, Brussels

Law studies in the Universities of Bonn, Geneva and Heidelberg Assistant at the Law Faculty of the University of Montpellier Civil Servant in the Ministry of Justice Lawyer in Mannheim/Heidelberg in the European Commission: Social Affairs - Coal and Steel, Energy-Internal Energy Market, Industry-Aeronautics, space, rail and maritime in Directorate General Research: Head of Unit for Aeronautics and Space Research in Directorate General Research: Head of Unit for Preparatory Action for Security in Directorate General Enterprise and Industry: Head of Unit for Security Research and Development
1968-1975
1975-1976
1976-1979
1979-1983
since 1983
1996-2004
2004
2005-2007

M.Sc. Seung-Wook YANG

President, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Rüsselsheim

Research Engineer-Senior Research Engineer, Hyundai Motor Company, Mabook R&D Center Senior Research Engineer-Principal Research Engineer, Kia Motors Corporation, R&D Division
1985-1998
1999-2003
 Since 2010 President of HMETC in Ruesselsheim, Germany

Michael FLEISCHHACKER

Editor in Chief and Managing Director, NZZ Austria; Mentor, Alpbach Media Academy; Vienna

Studien der Theologie, Germanistik und Klassischen Philologie an der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (nicht abgeschlossen) Außenpolitik-Redakteur, "Kleine Zeitung" Redakteur in der Chefredaktion, "Kleine Zeitung" Chef vom Dienst, "Kleine Zeitung" Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, "Kleine Zeitung" Chef vom Dienst, "Standard" Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, "Die Presse" Chefredakteur, "Die Presse"/14 Leiter, Media Academy, Europäisches Forum Alpbach
ab 1988
1991-1994
1994
1995-1997
1998-1999
2000-2001
2002-2004
2004-2012
2013

Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2012

08:00 - 10:30Technology Brunch hosted by Standortagentur TirolSocial
11:00 - 11:10Welcome statementPlenary
11:10 - 11:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2012Plenary
11:30 - 12:15Opening SpeechesPlenary
12:15 - 13:05Powering the FuturePlenary
13:25 - 14:55Global Earth Research – Research for the Future of the Globe in cooperation with the Helmholtz Association of German Research CentersPlenary
14:55 - 15:45The Fight against Cancer – Breakthroughs and ExpectationsPlenary
18:00 - 19:30The global Competition for Production and Research – who will determine the Future?Plenary
19:30 - 21:30Career 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
19:30 - 21:30Evening Reception hosted by Forschung AustriaSocial

24.08.2012

07:00 - 13:30Working Group 12: Cyber-security as a critical factory of stabilityBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: The Location of future Production Sites – Decision Criteria, Opportunities and RisksBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: Ambient Assisted LivingBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 11: Medical technology: challenges and opportunitiesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: Demographics and Human Resources as an Opportunity for InnovationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Key Elements of successful Innovation CulturesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Supporting Careers in ScienceBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 13: Modern Technologies and their Role in Democratic ProcessesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: Learning through innovative Education NetworksBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: Smart City – Human beings at the Focus of AttentionBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Wanted: young, technologically savvy, curiousBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: Key Technologies – a Future for Europe’s YouthBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 10: Smart Governance for smart SpecialisationBreakout
07:45 - 13:00Special Event: RTI Internationalisation in Austria and the EUBreakout
14:00 - 15:15Individualisation – the Basis for Education and InnovationPlenary
15:30 - 17:30Pathways 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

07:00 - 08:30Emerging Technologies that will change our Lives – a Selection of EU “Flagship Projects”Plenary
08:45 - 10:00Future Scenarios: how long can we plan ahead?Plenary
10:00 - 11:05The physics of footballPlenary
11:05 - 11:15Closing StatementPlenary
11:20 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial