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Special Lecture: Does the EU Have an Image Problem?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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german language

Speakers

Gesellschafter und Konsulent, GfK Austria GmbH, Wien
President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Consulting editor, Der Standard, Wien
Director-General, Publications Office, European Commission, Luxembourg
Generaldirektor, SRG SSR - Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft, Zürich Chair

Dr. Rudolf BRETSCHNEIDER

Gesellschafter und Konsulent, GfK Austria GmbH, Wien

 Studium der Psychologie, Germanistik und Leibesübungen in Wien
1965 Markt- und Meinungsforscher, FESSEL-Institut
1973-2007 Geschäftsführer, FESSEL-Institut
1986-1993 Herausgeber, "Wiener Journal"
1989 Begründer der GfK-Marktforschung, Zentral- und Osteuropa
seit 1970 Lehrbeauftragter, Institut für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Universität Wien

Dr. Christoph LEITL

President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

1966 Founding Chairman, European Youth
1973 Ph.D., Economic and Social Sciences, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1990-2000 Member, Government of the Federal State of Upper Austria with portfolio for Economy, Finance and European Affairs
1995-2000 Member, Committee of the Regions (CoR), SME Division
2001-2005 President, Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry)
2005-2009 President, European SME Union
since 2006 Honorary President, Eurochambres
 
 Academic Posts
 Visiting Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (International Trade Department)
 
 Guest Lectures
 Princeton University
 Fudan University, Shanghai
 University of Cape Town
 T.C. Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara University
 MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Harvard University
since 2006 Chairman, Global Chamber Platform

Dr. Gerfried SPERL

Consulting editor, Der Standard, Wien

 Studium der Germanistik, Anglistik und Philosophie an der Universität Graz
bis 1982 Journalist der "Kleinen Zeitung"
1982-1987 Chefredakteur der "Südost-Tagespost"
1987-1988 Stellvertretender Chefredakteur des "Kurier"
1988 Mitbegründer des "Standard"
1992-2007 Geschäftsführender Chefredakteur der Tageszeitung "Der Standard"

Dr. Rudolf STROHMEIER

Director-General, Publications Office, European Commission, Luxembourg

1972 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften und Volkswirtschaft, Universitäten Würzburg und Bonn
1979-1980 Assistent am Lehrstuhl für Zivil- und Handelsrecht, Universität Würzburg
1980 Vertretung des Freistaates Bayern beim Bund, Bonn
1985-1987 Detached civil servant, European Commission, Directorate General VIII, Brussels
1989-1995 Member, 1st & 2nd & 3rd Cabinet Commissioner Peter Schmidhuber
1995-2000 Deputy Head of EU-Commissioner Franz Fischler's Cabinet, Agriculture, Rural Development
2000-2003 Head of Division, Directorate-General Agriculture and Rural Development
2003-2004 Adviser of the President of the EU Commission, Prof. Romano Prodi
2004-2005 Adviser, Director, Directorate, Directorate-General Agriculture and Rural Development
2005-2010 Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Reding
2010-2016 Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General Research and Innovation
since 2016 Director-General, Publications Office

Roger DE WECK

Generaldirektor, SRG SSR - Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft, Zürich

1976 Abschluss, Wirtschaftsstudium, St. Gallen
1992-1997 Chefredakteur des Zürcher "Tages-Anzeigers" und Mitglied der Tamedia-Unternehmensleitung
1997-2000 Chefredakteur, Die Zeit, Hamburg
seit 2000 Publizist in Zürich und Berlin
seit 2001 Gastprofessor am Europa-Kolleg, Brügge und Warschau
seit 2002 Moderator der TV-Sendung "Sternstunden" (SF1 und 3SAT)
seit 2004 Chairman of the Board, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies HEID, Genf
 
 Mandate:
 Dozent, College of Europe, Brügge und Warschau/Natolin
 Stiftungsrat Internationaler Karlspreis Aachen
 Groupe de veille France-Allemagne, Institut Montaigne Paris
 Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Zeitschrift "Critique internationale", Paris
 Herausgeber der außenpolitischen Buchreihe "Standpunkte" (Edition Körber-Stiftung Hamburg)
 Kuratorium Theodor-Heuss-Stiftung Stuttgart
seit 2010 Generaldirektor SRG SSR, Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft, Bern

Reform Symposium

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21.08.2006

14:00 - 14:15OpeningPlenary
14:15 - 16:00Concerns about Subsistence, Jobs and Resources. Scientific Analysis - Political AnswersPlenary
16:30 - 18:30Business and Economics: Fair Competition, Human Rights in the Globalisation Process, Location Issues, Security through Regulation?Plenary
18:30 - 19:00Reception hosted by FOPI - Forum of Research-Based Pharmaceutical IndustrySocial
19:00 - 20:30Special Lecture: Does the EU Have an Image Problem?Plenary

22.08.2006

09:00 - 10:30Living: Energy and the EnvironmentPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Employment: The Future of Work: Security through Social Health ; Testing the European Social ModelPlenary
12:45 - 14:00Ladies' Lounge (registration necessary: fiw@wko.at)Plenary
14:30 - 18:00Working Group 01: Role Models - Gender RolesBreakout
14:30 - 18:00Working Group 02: No Security without Research: On the Patients Right to Medical AdvancesBreakout
14:30 - 18:00Working Group 03: The Magic Triangle of Infrastructure Liberalization: Market - Regulation - Public ServicesBreakout
14:30 - 18:00Working Group 04: Family, School, Company. Where are the Force Fields of the Future? - Final Speech for an Activating Labour Market PolicyBreakout
14:30 - 18:00Working Group 05: Low priced - Secure - Clean: Strategies for the Austrian Energy PolicyBreakout
14:30 - 18:00Working Group 06: The Potential of Employee ParticipationBreakout
20:30 - 23:30Reception hosted by WKÖ - Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and FOPI - Forum of Research-Based Pharmaceutical IndustrySocial

23.08.2006

10:00 - 12:30Political PerspectivesPlenary
12:30 - 12:45Closing RemarksPlenary