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Focusing on Security Policy

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Hotel Alphof
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What are the expectations of civil society and of young people in particular towards a modern security and defence policy in Europe and Austria? This question will take centrepiece in four workings groups.

After the discussion, some drinks and snacks will be served. The number of participants at the session is limited. Please register via email: stefan.ulmer@bmlvs.gv.at.

Director, Strategic Foresight Initiative, Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.
Head, Department for Military Strategy, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna
Brigadier, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna
Director for Security Policy, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna
Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia
Austrian Ambassador, Political and Security Committee of the European Union, Brussels
Special Advisor to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy; Deputy Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome
Head of Department, European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University Krems - University for Continuing Education; Director and Founder, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance; Krems

Mathew J. BURROWS

Director, Strategic Foresight Initiative, Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.

Graduate, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut PhD, European History, University of Cambridge Analyst, Directorate of Intelligence, CIA - Central Intelligence Agency (for the including the development of European institutions such as the European Union) first holder of the Intelligence Community Fellowship and served at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York Special Assistant to the US UN Ambassador Richard Holbrooke Deputy National Security Advisor to US Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill Appointed as Counsellor to the National Intelligence Council
1976
1983
1986
1998-1999
1999-2001
2001-2002
2007

Mag. Dr. Walter E. FEICHTINGER

Brigadier, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna

Theresianische Militärakademie Panzeroffizier in verschiedenen Funktionen Kommandant Panzerbataillon 10, St. Pölten Sponsion Mag. phil. (Studienrichtungen Politikwissenschaft und Publizistik) Stv. Leiter des Instituts für Friedenssicherung (Spezialgebiet Konfliktbildforschung) Sicherheits- und verteidigungspolitischer Berater im Bundeskanzleramt Leiter des Instituts für Friedenssicherung und Konfliktmanagement an der Landesverteidigungsakademie Promotion Dr. phil.
1976-1979
1979-1998
1993-1998
1998
1998-2001
2001-2002
seit 2002
2002

Mag. Dr. MAS Johann FRANK

Director for Security Policy, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna

Matura am Militärrealgymnasium in Wiener Neustadt. Präsenzdienst als Einjährig Freiwilliger. Absolvierung der Theresianischen Militärakademie in Wiener Neustadt. Ausmusterung an die ABC-Abwehrschule in Wien. Kompanie-Kommandant. Naturwissenschaftlich-technische Postgraduate-Ausbildung im Bereich Katastrophenmanagement und Umweltschutz am Österreichischen Forschungszentrum Seibersdorf. Stellvertretender Leiter der Grundlagenabteilung und Lehroffizier. Referent am Institut für internationale Friedenssicherung / Landesverteidigungsakademie. Doktoratsstudium der Philosophie / Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät; Dissertationsgebiet: Politikwissenschaft. Leiter der Abteilung "Sicherheitspolitische Analyse und Beratung" im Büro für Sicherheitspolitik / Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung.
1988
1988-1989
1989-1992
1992
1994-1997
1996-1997
1998-1999
 
 Studium der Politikwissenschaft und Geschichte an der Universität Wien.
 Diplomarbeit: "Lassen sich militärische Interventionen ethisch legitimieren. - Ethische Aspekte militärischer Interventionen".
 
1999-2001
2000-2002
 Seit 2008 mit der Führung des Büros für Sicherheitspolitik beauftragt, seit 1.12.2008 als Leiter des Büros für Sicherheitspolitik bestellt.
2002
 Universitätslektor am Institut für Wirtschafts-, Sozial- und Unternehmensgeschichte der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz.

Array Ivan KRASTEV

Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia

Charman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia Executive Director, International Commission on the Balkans (chair: former Italian Prime Minister Giuliano Amato) Editor-in-Chief of the Bulgarian Edition of Foreign Policy Member, Council of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London
since 1994
2004-2006
2005-2011
2005-2011

Mag. Dr.iur. Alexander MARSCHIK

Austrian Ambassador, Political and Security Committee of the European Union, Brussels

Assistant Professor, Institute of International Law and International Relations, University of Vienna Lecturer of International Law at the University of Vienna Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs; EU-Department First Secretary at the Austrian Mission to the United Nations in Geneva Head of General-Affairs-Council Unit in the EU-Division, Austrian MFA Legal and Political Counsellor at the Austrian Mission to the United Nations in New York Deputy Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations Ambassador; Director for Disarmament, Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Austrian Ministry for European and International Affairs, Vienna
1989-1996
1990-1998
1996
1997
1997-1999
1999-2003
2003-2007
2007-2011

Ph.D. M.Sc Nathalie TOCCI

Special Advisor to the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy; Deputy Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome

BA (Hons), PPE - Politics, Philosophy and Economics, University College, Oxford M.Sc. in Development Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science, London Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels Ph.D. in International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, London Jean Monnet Fellow, Mediterranean Programme, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute Marie Curie Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence Senior Fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Academy, Washington Deputy Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome; Editor, The International Spectator Member of the Board of Administrators, Edison Strategic Advisor to the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rome
1995-1998
1998-1999
1999-2003
2000-2003
2003-2004
2005-2007
2006-2010
2009-2010
since 2011
since 2013
2014

Dr. Ulrike GUEROT

Head of Department, European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University Krems - University for Continuing Education; Director and Founder, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance; Krems

Politische Wissenschaften, Geschichte und Volkswirtschaft, Köln, Bonn und Paris Stipendiatin, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Stipendium, Institut d'Etudes de Sciences Politiques de Paris & Sorbonne Promotionsstudium, Universität Münster, über die Geschichte der Sozialistischen Partei Frankreich Director of Communication, Association for the Monetary Union of Europe, Paris Referentin von Jacques Delors, Notre Europe, Paris Assistant Professor European Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C. Referentin für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände, BDA, Berlin Leiterin, Arbeitsstelle Europa, DGAP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Berlin Director Foreign Policy & Senior Transatlantic Fellow, GMF - German Marshall Fund Büroleiterin, ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin Senior Fellow, OSIFE - Open Society Initiative for Europe, German Operation, Berlin Gastforscherin, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) Gründerin und Direktorin, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance, Berlin
1983-1989
1984-1989
1986-1988
1989-1992
1995-1996
1996-1998
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000-2003
2004-2007
2007-2013
2013-2014
2014
seit 2014

Political Symposium

show timetable

29.08.2015

16:00 - 17:30 The Grand Bargain of Humanitarian Assistance: How to Mobilise More Aid and Make It More Effective? Partner

30.08.2015

09:00 - 10:00 Genocide: Terminology, Dimension, Prevention Partner
12:00 - 14:00 Opening Plenary
14:30 - 16:00 Muddling Through or Starting Anew? Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 Maintaining Peace and Security in Times of Growing Instability Plenary
17:30 - 19:00 Focusing on Security Policy Partner
18:00 - 20:00 Reception Social
20:00 - 21:30 Young Talents – Los Colorados Culture

31.08.2015

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 05: Eradication of Energy Poverty: A Key to Reducing Inequality Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 03: Losing Out: Paths to Radicalism? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 04: Austria in the EU: 20 Years of Experiences and Expectations Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 10: Young Refugees in Europe: Missed Opportunities – Future Chances? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 09: Interoperability in Humanitarian Operations: From Coexistence to Cooperation Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 06: New Paradigms for European Security Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 07: Does the EU Drive (In-)Equality? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 02: Wartime Journalism: The Case of Ukraine Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 01: Success! The Do’s and Don’ts of Changemaking in Europe Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 08: Inequality of Outcome and Inequality of Opportunity: Two Incompatible Sides of the Same Coin? Breakout
10:00 - 11:30 Lunch Reception Social
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 17: How to Make TTIP Inclusive for All? Towards a Fair World Trade Order Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 11: Inclusiveness: The Key to Sustained Prosperity Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 19: The Inequality of Climate Change Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 12: Authoritarianism on the Rise: A New Global Competitor for Democracy Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 14: Integrating People | Knowledge | Potential: Recognition of Migrant’s Skills Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 18: Sustainable Development Goals: Why Should Europe Care? Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 16: Towards More Union in European Defence Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 15: The EU Member States: Giants, Dwarfs and Those in Between? Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 13: The Unequal State: How Inequality Blocks Society’s Creativity and How to Achieve Radical Change Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 20: Games Politicians Should Play Breakout
15:00 - 16:30 Dead-End Europe? Asylum and Refugee Policy in Focus Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 The EU and Russia: Rivals, Opponents, Partners? Plenary
19:00 - 20:30 CANCELED – Late Night Talk: Islam, “Islamic State” and Violence Plenary

01.09.2015

07:00 - 07:30 InDignity Plenary
07:30 - 08:15 Existential Risks Plenary
08:45 - 10:15 Sustainable Development Goals: From Aspirations to Reality Plenary
10:15 - 10:30 Concluding Remarks Plenary