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ETH Zurich, this Year’s Special Guest at the Technology Symposium

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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ETH Zurich is widely recognized as a world-leading research university. It has also succeeded in creating the institutional and technical conditions that enable it to transform its research results into innovative products and to shape markets.

ETH Pioneer Fellow, Institute for Mechanical Systems, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Professor for Trace Element and Micro Analysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Professor, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Professor for Information Architecture, Founding Director of the Singapore-ETH Centre, Lead Principal Investigator of the Responsive Cities Scenario at the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore and Senior Vice President ETH Global, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Professor for Autonomous Systems and Director, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
Member, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development; Chair, ERA Council Forum Austria, Vienna

Dr. Sabrina BADIR

ETH Pioneer Fellow, Institute for Mechanical Systems, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

BSc Human Movement Science, ETH Zurich MSc Human Movement Science with Major in Biomechanics, ETH Zurich
2005-2008
2008-2010

Dr. Detlef GÜNTHER

Professor for Trace Element and Micro Analysis, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry and Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

Diploma, Chemistry, MLU - Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Dissertation, Analytical Chemistry, MLU - Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Post-Doc, Memorial University Newfoundland, St. John's Post-Doc, Earth Science Department, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Full Professor, Trace Element and Micro Analysis, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
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Dr. Maksym KOVALENKO

Professor, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

Assistant Professor (Tenure-track, Functional Inorganic Materials Group), ETH Zürich (Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry) and Empa Dübendorf Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, with Prof. Dmitri V. Talapin &2007 Research visits to Molecular Foundry (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), with Dr. Dmitri V. Talapin and Prof. Paul Alivisatos Ph.D. study, Research Assistant, Institute of Solid State Physics, University of Linz, Austria, with Prof. Wolfgang Heiss
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2008-2011
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2004-2007

Dr. Gerhard SCHMITT

Professor for Information Architecture, Founding Director of the Singapore-ETH Centre, Lead Principal Investigator of the Responsive Cities Scenario at the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore and Senior Vice President ETH Global, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

Diploma, Dipl. Ing., Technische Universität München Master of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley Dissertation, Architecture and Energy, Technische Universität München Assistant / Associate Professor, Computer Aided Architectural Design, Carnegie Mellon University Associate Professor for CAAD, ETH Zurich Full Professor for Architecture and CAAD, ETH Zurich .1994 Guest Professor, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design Dean, Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich Vice President for Planning and Logistics, ETH Zurich Initiation of the Virtual Campus ETH World Initiation and Concept for the ETH Science City Campus, Zurich Initiation of a CO2-neutral Science City ETH Hönggerberg until 2020 Chairman, Visiting Committee, Graduate Design School, Harvard University Senior Vice President ETH Global Founding Director of the Singapore-ETH Centre in Singapore First Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Future Cities
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Dr. Roland Yves SIEGWART

Professor for Autonomous Systems and Director, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

Master, Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Research and Teaching Assistant, Turbomachinery Lab (Prof. Gyarmathy), ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Lecturer, Turbomachinery, Technical University (HTL), Zurich Research and Teaching Assistant, Institute of Mechanics (Prof. Schweitzer), ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich PhD, Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Post-Doc, CDR - Center of Design and Research, Stanford University, California Senior Scientist and Lecturer, Institute of Robotics, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Vice-President Research & Development, MECOS Traxler AG Associate / Full Professor in Microengineering, EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Vice Dean, School of Engineering (STI), EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Visiting Professor, NASA Ames and Stanford University, California Full Professor for Autonomous Systems, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Vice President Research and Corporate Relations, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
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2010-2014

Dr. Ph.D. Helga NOWOTNY

Member, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development; Chair, ERA Council Forum Austria, Vienna

Doctorate in Jurisprudence, University of Vienna Ph.D. in Sociology, Columbia University, New York Professor of Philosophy and Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich Director, "Collegium Helveticum", ETH Zurich Chair, EURAB - European Research Advisory Board of the European Commission Director, Branco Weiss Fellowship Programme "Society in Science" Chair, Scientific Advisory Board of the University of Vienna Vice-President ERC - European Research Council
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1969
  Teaching and Research Positions at the Institute for Advanced Study, Vienna; King's College, Cambridge; University of Bielefeld; Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin; Ecole des Hautes Etudes et Sciences Sociales, Paris; Science Center for Social Sciences, Berlin; Collegium Budapest
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2007-2010
  Professor em., Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich

Technology Symposium

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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