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Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria and Summer School on Entrepreneurship

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

In this challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary format, young scientists and entrepreneurs will present their innovative ideas, research and business projects. The audience will decide on the winners of the two tickets for the Falling Walls Conference in Berlin in November.

Speakers

Lecturer, UAS Technikum Wien; Finalist, 2017 Falling Walls Lab Austria, Vienna
Ph.D. Student, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal
Research Fellow, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna University of Technology; Finalist, 2017 Falling Walls Lab Austria, Vienna
Ph.D. Student, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden; Winner, 2016 Falling Walls Lab Berlin
Ph.D. Student, Humboldt-University Berlin; Junior Scientist, AIT Institute of Technology GmbH; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria, Vienna
Head of Nanobiotechnology Laboratory, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Finalist, 2016 Falling Walls Lab Berlin; Moscow
University Assistant, Department of Physiological Chemistry, University of Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2017
Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge Chair
Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna Chair
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin Chair

MSc Benjamin AIGNER

Lecturer, UAS Technikum Wien; Finalist, 2017 Falling Walls Lab Austria, Vienna

2010-2012 Bachelor Program "Electronics", UAS Technikum Wien
2012-2014 Master Program "Embedded Systems", UAS Technikum Wien
since 2012 Junior Researcher & lecturer, department "Embedded Systems", UAS Technikum Wien

Ph.D. Nouf AL-JABRI

Ph.D. Student, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal

2007-2010 B. Sc., Biochemistry, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah
2010-2011 M. Sc., Chemical and Biological Engineering, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Thuwal
since 2011 Petroleum Engineer, Saudi Aramco, Expolaration Advanced Research Center, Dahrhan
since 2013 Ph.D., Chemical and Biological Engineering, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Thuwal

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Johannes BINTINGER

Research Fellow, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna University of Technology; Finalist, 2017 Falling Walls Lab Austria, Vienna

2011 M. Sc., Technical Chemistry - Synthesis, Vienna University of Technology
2016 Ph.D., Technical Chemistry - Synthesis, Vienna University of Technology
2012-2014 Visiting researcher, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York

Ph.D. Dang HUYEN CHAU

Ph.D. Student, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden; Winner, 2016 Falling Walls Lab Berlin

2011-2012 Environmental engineer, scientific division, Environmental Management and Technology Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2011-2012 Member, scientific team, Van Lang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2012-2013 Assistant to manager, BEWTE Co. Ltd Biological Energy - Waste Treatment, Vietnam
2015-2016 Intern, TZW Technologiezentrum Wasser, Dresden
since 2017 Research assistant, faculty of waste management and circular economy, Technical University Dresden

M. Sc. Lukas KINNER

Ph.D. Student, Humboldt-University Berlin; Junior Scientist, AIT Institute of Technology GmbH; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria, Vienna

2009-2015 Bachelor and Master, Graz University of Technology
2013 Internship, Gdansk University of Technology
2015 Scientific Assistant, Joanneum Research - Materials, Weiz
2015 Master thesis, NanoTecCenter Weiz GmbH, Weiz
since 2016 Ph.D. student, AIT in cooperation with Humboldt-Universität Berlin

Ph.D. Maxim P. NIKITIN

Head of Nanobiotechnology Laboratory, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Finalist, 2016 Falling Walls Lab Berlin; Moscow

2010-2014 Junior/Senior Researcher, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
2013-2014 Research Aide, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL
since 2014 Head of Nanobiotechnology Laboratory, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Dipl.-Ing. Ph.D. Agnes REINER

University Assistant, Department of Physiological Chemistry, University of Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2017

2007-2011 Bachelor, Food- and Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
2011-2013 Master, Department of Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
since 2014 Ph.D., IGS International Graduate School in Nanobiotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna; AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr. Hermann HAUSER

Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge

1973 MA in Physics, University of Vienna
1977 Ph.D. in Physics, King's College, Cambridge University
1978-1984 Co-founder (later Chairman); Lead, Research and Development team (BBC micro); Head, team ARM micro processor; Acorn Computers, Cambridge
1986 Vice President Research, Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy
1986 Founder Director, Harlequin, Cambridge
1987 Helped with formation, a joint venture between Acorn and Apple Computers, ARM Ltd, Cambridge
1988 Founder, Active Book Company, Cambridge
1991 Co-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer - acquired Active Book Company, EO Incorporated, Mountain View, California
1992 Founder Director, Vocalis, Cambridge
1993 Founder and Chairman, Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd, Cambridge (changed name to Virata Corporation and merged with Globespan in 2003 and Conexant in 2004)
1993 Founder Director, joint venture with E*Trade US. Sold to E*Trade US in 2000, Electronic Share Information Ltd, Cambridge
1993 Founder Director - Acquired by CDT, Advanced Displays Ltd, Cambridge
1993 Founder Director, SynGenix, Cambridge
1996 Founder, NetChannel, San Francisco, California (sold to AOL in 1998)
since 1997 Co-founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
1998 Co-founder, Cambridge Network Ltd, Cambridge

Dr. Wolfgang KNOLL

Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna

1973 Diploma Physics, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
1976 Ph.D., Biophysics, University of Konstanz
1976-1977 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Konstanz
1977-1980 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Ulm
1980-1981 Postdoctoral Fellow, IBM Research Laboratory, San José, CA
1981 Visiting Scientist, Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble
1981-1986 Assistant Professor, Technical University of Munich
1985 Visiting Scientist, IBM Research Laboratory, San José, CA
1986 Postdoctoral Degree: "Habilitation" - Physics, Technical University of Munich
1986-1991 Young Investigator/Associate Professor, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz
1988 Visiting Scientist, Optical Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
1990 Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Chem. & Nuc. Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
1990-1991 Visiting Professor, University of Erlangen
1991-1999 Head of Laboratory, Exotic Nano-Materials, Frontier Research Program, RIKEN-Institute, Japan
since 1992 Consulting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1993-2008 Director, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz
since 1998 Professor (by Courtesy) Chemistry Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
since 1999 Adjunct Professor, Hanyang University, Korea
1999-2003 Temasek Professor, National University of Singapore
2004-2013 Visiting Principal Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore
since 2008 Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna
since 2009 Honorary Professor, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
since 2009 Visiting Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr. Jürgen MLYNEK

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin

1970-1976 Studium der Physik, Technische Universität Hannover; Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
1976-1981 Hauptdiplom Physik; Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Institut für Angewandte Physik, Universität Hannover
1979 Promotion, Dr. rer. nat., Universität Hannover
1982 Post-Doktorand, IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose (USA)
1984 Habilitation, Universität Hannover
1983-1985 Hochschulassistent (C1), Universität Hannover
1985-1986 Heisenberg-Stipendiat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
1986-1990 Assistenzprofessor, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich
1990-2000 Ordentlicher Professor (C4), Experimentalphysik, Universität Konstanz
1996-2001 Vizepräsident, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2000-2005 Präsident, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2005-2015 Präsident, Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren
seit 2015 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin

Technology Symposium

show timetable

24.08.2017

11:00 - 11:45#ART TEC: Interfaces between art, technology, and scienceCulture
12:00 - 13:00Opening of exhibitions - Tec-Xperience RoomPartner
13:00 - 13:10OpeningPlenary
13:10 - 14:15RTI TalkPlenary
14:15 - 15:45The robots are coming. Be (not) afraid!Plenary
16:15 - 17:45New materials and autonomous systemsPlenary
20:15 - 21:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria and Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
21:15 - 23:00Career LoungePlenary
21:30 - 23:30Evening ReceptionSocial

25.08.2017

08:30 - 09:00TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order - 24 hours nonstopPlenary
09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children's University Alpbach - Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
09:15 - 10:00OptogeneticsPlenary
10:30 - 12:15Designing the next digital revolution. At the crossroads of science, technology and artPlenary
12:30 - 13:00Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionsSocial
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 01: Digital futures: design as key to future digital worldsBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 02: The promotion of research and innovation in Austria: governance between management and autonomyBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 03: Data-driven innovation - from resources to strategiesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 04: Open science, dark knowledge: science in an age of ignoranceBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 05: Second machine age: learning machines - autonomous machinesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 06: From the lab to the plate - the vegan black pudding (Blunzengröstl)Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 07: Does industry 4.0 need education and training 4.0?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 08: Smart production and servicesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 09: Conflict and cooperation in the era of digitisationBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 10: The Paris lifestyle - technologies and opportunities for climate protectionBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 11: Conflict, cooperation - or both: how does innovation occur?Breakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 12: The competition for resources as a driver of green technologiesBreakout
13:00 - 18:00Breakout Session 13: A new Biedermeier in Europe?Breakout
18:30 - 19:30China Manufacturing 2025: putting industrial policy ahead of market forces?Plenary

26.08.2017

09:00 - 10:30Managing complex systemsPlenary
10:50 - 12:15The second quantum revolution?Plenary
12:15 - 13:00Gravitational wavesPlenary
13:00 - 14:00Snack ReceptionSocial