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The Ig Nobel Prizes

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German and English language
Editor and co-founder, Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), Cambridge
Freie Journalistin, Wien

Marc ABRAHAMS

Editor and co-founder, Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), Cambridge

, he was the editor of the Journal of Irreproducible Results.
 Graduated from Harvard College with a degree in applied mathematics.
 Spent several years developing optical character recognition computer systems (including a reading machine for the blind), and later founded Wisdom Simulators, Inc., a creator of educational software.
 He was the back-page humor columnist for the late, lamented computer magazine Byte.
 He wrote a monthly back-page humor column for the engineering magazine Design News.
 He has been commentator for ABC-TV's World News Now and on public radio.
 He is the father and master of ceremonies of the Ig Nobel Prize.
 In addition to editing the magazine, Marc writes a monthly newsletter called mini-AIR, a weekly column for the British newspaper The Guardian, and a daily blog.
1990-1994
 He also frequently performs lectures that show both the funny side AND the importance of science, medicine, and technology.

Dr. Gisela HOPFMÜLLER-HLAVAC

Freie Journalistin, Wien

Ressort Innenpolitik in der Radio-Information, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk Ressortleiterin, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk Sendungsverantwortliche "Report", Moderation des politischen TV-Wochenmagazins des ORF "Report" Sendungsverantwortung für "Report International" Sendungsverantwortung für "Europa-Panorama" Moderation von "Modern Times", des Zukunftsmagazins des ORF Leiterin der Hauptabteilung "Bildung und Zeitgeschehen", ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk
1984-2009
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2002-2009

Technology Symposium

show timetable
Kategorie: all Breakout Plenary Social

26.08.2004

08:00 - 09:30 Technology brunch sponsored by Tiroler Zukunftsstiftung Social
11:00 - 12:00 Welcome reception Plenary
12:00 - 13:30 Where Do We Come From? Plenary
14:00 - 16:30 Tomorrow Plenary
18:00 - 18:30 Responsibility Plenary
18:30 - 19:30 First-world know-how, third-world solutions: a comparison of outcome Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Evening reception, sponsored by Alcatel Austria Social

27.08.2004

07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 09: Lost in Technology? – Women Careers in Research and Technology Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Special Event 3: Medical Schools in the International Context – Challenges and Opportunities Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 03: New Forms of Organization: Best Practice-Methods of Change Management – the Art of Managing Change Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 11: Telematics in Transport – Opportunities for a Mobile Society Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 04: Crossing Borders: Overcoming Barriers – Bridging Disciplines – Rethinking Cultures Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Special Event 2: The Politics of Technology: A Primer on Innovative Developments that Governments Should Embrace to Kick-Start GNP Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 05: Space Policy: A New Strategic Challenge for Europe Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 01: Technological Potentials for Achieving Climate Protection Goals with or without Kyoto-Protocol Ratification Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 07: Man and Machine – Interactions in the Ambient Intelligent Society Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 12: MyLifeBits – Digital Immortality and its Limits Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 06: From Vienna to Lisbon? – Challenges for Innovation Policy on EU and National Levels in the Light of the New EU Action Plan for Innovation and the Austrian Efforts for an Innovation Strategy Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 08: Security and Identification Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 02: Low-Carbon Energy Supply Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Special Event 1: Cooperation in South East Europe – Programs, Projects, Initiatives Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 10: Challenges of Regenerative Medicine Breakout
14:00 - 15:00 Science Policy: the major players in science and research – competition and cooperation, conditions for success “Precompetitive Research” Plenary
15:00 - 16:00 Science Policy: the major players in science and research – competition and cooperation, conditions for success “Competitive Research” Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Information transfer and processing Plenary

28.08.2004

07:00 - 07:45 The Ig Nobel Prizes Plenary
07:45 - 08:00 Alpbach 2004 – My personal resumée Plenary
08:00 - 08:30 Alpbach 2004 – resumée Junior Alpbach Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Seeing Beyond the Light: Technology and Patient s Benefit on the Example of Molecular Imaging Plenary
10:30 - 11:15 Closing statement Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Farewell reception sponsored by Microsoft Austria Social