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Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington
Chancellor, University of Alberta, Edmonton
Freie Journalistin, Wien

Ph.D. Fred Charles IKLE

Distinguished Scholar, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington

 Dr. Ikle was Undersecretary of Defense for Policy during the first and second Reagan administration. From 1973 to 1977, he served Presidents Nixon and Ford as Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarment Agency. From 1979 to 1980, he was coordinator of Governor Ronald Reagan's foreign policy advisers. Dr. Ikle served for nine years as a director of the National Endowment for Democracy, and in 1999 to 2000 as Commissioner on the National Commission on Terrorism. He was chairman of Telos Corporation and director of the advisory board of Zurich Financial Services. From 1968 to 1972, Dr. Ikle was head of the Social Science Department of the RAND Corporation. From 1964 to 1967, he was professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is presently a Governor of the Smith Richardson Foundation and a Director of the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea.


Chancellor, University of Alberta, Edmonton

Served as Chief Executive Officer of Syncrude Canada Ltd. and Chair of the Board beginning in 1997. Prior to this As Past President of the Alberta Chamber of Resources, he spearheaded the creation of the National Oil Sands
 Holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and a Master of Science in Management Studies from the University of Birmingham, England.
  work he worked with Imperial Oil Ltd. and Esso Petroleum Canada Ltd.
  Task Force, which developed a comprehensive new energy vision for Canada.


Freie Journalistin, Wien

Ressort Innenpolitik in der Radio-Information, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk Ressortleiterin, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk Sendungsverantwortliche "Report", Moderation des politischen TV-Wochenmagazins des ORF "Report" Sendungsverantwortung für "Report International" Sendungsverantwortung für "Europa-Panorama" Moderation von "Modern Times", des Zukunftsmagazins des ORF Leiterin der Hauptabteilung "Bildung und Zeitgeschehen", ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk

Technology Forum

show timetable


08:00 - 21:00 Presentation of the three Christian Doppler Laboratories concerning allergies Culture
08:00 - 10:00 Technology brunch hosted by Tiroler Zukunftsstiftung Social
11:00 - 11:20 Welcome address Plenary
11:20 - 12:00 Opening Plenary
12:00 - 14:00 Global warming Plenary
14:30 - 16:15 The frontiers of science [in cooperation with the Institute of Science and Technology Austria] Plenary
18:00 - 19:30 Looking inside Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Reception hosted by Alcatel-Lucent Austria Social


07:00 - 16:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kids Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 01: The risk and the new – ‘risk governance’ Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 08: Smart Wellbeing Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 11: The phenomenon of Second Life – the creation of a new world? Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 07: Design by nature – nature’s contribution to industrial progress Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 02: The changing industrial landscape  challenges, opportunities, strategies Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 06: The impact of climate change on mobility – challenges for infrastructure and private transport Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 09: The five senses Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 10: Technology transfer in European regions Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 05: The end of IT-innovation – the growth opportunity for Europe? Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 05: New initiatives and models of the 7th EU Framework Programme on Research to enhance European competitiveness – European technology platforms from the Austrian and the European points of view Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 03: Climate change and risk governance – the role of research, science and innovation Breakout
07:30 - 13:30 Special event: Bulgaria and Romania as partners in EUropean science and research Breakout
13:00 - 14:30 Regions and global competition Plenary
14:30 - 16:00 The future – dream or reality Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 The five senses Plenary
18:00 - 21:30 Reception hosted by the Province of Lower Austria Social


07:00 - 08:00 What changed? Plenary
08:00 - 09:00 Security Plenary
09:30 - 10:00 Junior Alpbach and Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach 2007 Plenary
10:00 - 11:00 Science & technology, entrepreneurship & society Plenary
11:00 - 11:20 A look back and a view ahead Plenary
11:20 - 12:30 Reception hosted by Microsoft Austria Social