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Art Meets Science and Technology – Towards a New Enlightenment

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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english language

In the search for innovation, original ways of thinking and critical discourse are catalysts for testing and scrutinising developments in society. What pathways for exchange and collaboration can we find between art, science and technology to face today’s challenges?

Head of Arts@CERN, CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva
Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
General Director and Artistic Director, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art; Head, Vienna Biennale, Vienna
Artistic Director, Ars Electronica Linz GmbH, Linz

Array Monica BELLO

Head of Arts@CERN, CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva

Curator and Content coordinator, Res-Qualia, Barcelona, Spain Founder; Curator, La Capsula, Caracas, Venezuela Head of Education, Laboral Centro de Arte, Gijon, Spain Artistic Director, VIDA-International Competition for Art and Artificial Art, Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid
2005-2007
2005-2008
2008-2010
2010-2015

Array Silvia LINDTNER

Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Research Intern, User Interface Group, Siemens Corporate Technology, Munich Research Assistant, User Experience Group, Siemens Research, Princeton, NJ and Munich Doctoral student and Graduate Student Research Assistant, Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine Research Intern, INTEL LABS, Oregon, Portland Post-doctoral Researcher, Fudan University, Shanghai and Intel Centre for Social Computing (ISTC-Social), UC Irvine
2003-2004
2004-2006
2006-2012
2008
2012-2014

DDr. Christoph THUN-HOHENSTEIN

General Director and Artistic Director, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art; Head, Vienna Biennale, Vienna

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften, Politikwissenschaft und Kunstgeschichte an der Universität Wien Promotion zum Dr.iur. und zum Dr.phil. Assistent an der Rechtswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Wien Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten, Auslandsposten: Abidjan (1985), Genf (1986-90), Bonn (1991-93), New York (seit 1999) Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten, 1996-99: Leiter der Abteilung für Europarecht; zusätzlich 1997-99: Leiter der Abteilung Europäischer Rat und Rat Allgemeine Angelegenheiten; ASTV II; multilaterale Handelspolitik; Außenwirtschaftsbeziehungen betreffend Mittelmeerraum, Naher Osten, Golfregion, Afrika Direktor, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York Geschäftsführer
1978-1983
1982-1983
1979-1984
seit 1984
1993-1999
1999-2007
2007-2011

Array Gerfried STOCKER

Artistic Director, Ars Electronica Linz GmbH, Linz

Foundation of x-space, a team for the realization of interdisciplinary projects. In this framework numerous installations and performance projects have been carried out in the field of interaction, robotics and telecommunication. Stocker was also responsible for the concept of various radio, TV and network projects and the organization of the worldwide radio and network project Horizontal Radio in 1995.
 Media artist and musician. Graduate of the Institute for Telecommunication Engineering and Electronics in Graz. Since 1990, he has been working as an independent artist.
1991
 
 Projects and Installations have been shown among others at:
 EXPO - 92 Sevilla; Kunsthalle Bonn - 92; Biennale Venedig '93; ISEA '93 Minneapolis; Interactive Media Festival Los Angeles '94; Digital World Conference Los Angeles '94; SIGGRAPH '94 Orlando; ISEA '94 Helsinki; Dutch Electronic Art Festival - 94 Rotterdam; steirischer herbst '94, '95; Ars Electronica '95; SIGGRAPH '95, Los Angeles; ISEA '95 Montréal; Frankfurter Buchmesse '95; New York Digital Salon '95; Biennale Venedig '97, Millennium Dome London 2000, SIGGRAPH '02 San Antonio.

Technology Symposium

show timetable

25.08.2016

11:00 - 11:10 Opening Plenary
11:10 - 12:15 RTI Talk Plenary
12:30 - 12:50 From Austria to Silicon Valley – Cyber Security as a Global Factor Plenary
12:50 - 14:10 Cybernetics in Advanced Energy and Production Systems Plenary
14:30 - 15:45 Complexity and the New Enlightenment Plenary
18:00 - 18:15 Best of Art and Science Culture
18:15 - 19:15 Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria and Alpbach Summer School on Entrepreneurship Plenary
19:30 - 21:00 Career Lounge Social
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

26.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30 Digital Medicine Plenary
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
08:30 - 10:30 Cross-sektorale Kooperationen von Clustern Partner
09:00 - 10:30 Personalized Cancer Medicine Plenary
10:30 - 11:00 Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout Sessions Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: Innovation by Making: Paradigm Shifts and New Innovation Cultures Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Heavy Impact of Lightweight Design Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: The Acceptance of Technologies by Pupils with Migration History – a Plea for Transcultural Competence as new Enlightenment Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Security of Supply as a Locational Factor Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Silicon Austria: A Game Changer for Austria as a High-Tech Location? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: The Cycle of Innovation and its Ecology Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: Looking Into the Unknown and Shifting Horizons Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Cyber Security: A Fundamental Right Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Realities and Futures of Robotics Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Radical Innovations: More Courage to Take Risks Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Open Access & Open Innovation – Tools for a New Enlightenment? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: Energiewende – Empowering Consumers Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Creating the Future: How to Reinvent Innovation Processes Breakout
17:00 - 18:30 Innovation Marathon: Ideas Made to Order – 24 Hours Nonstop Plenary

27.08.2016

07:00 - 08:30 Art Meets Science and Technology – Towards a New Enlightenment Plenary
08:45 - 09:45 Open Innovation: New Enlightenment? Participation – Democratisation – New Solutions Plenary
10:15 - 11:30 ETH Zurich, this Year’s Special Guest at the Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social