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Economic Dialogue

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In the tradition of the Economic Dialogue, speakers will first give an insight into current economic affairs before they turn their attention to the audience for questions and answers.

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna
Member, Social Democratic Group, Austrian National Council; Vice President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg
Theologian, Author, Carikaturist, Publicist, Speaker
Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna

Dr. Helmut BRANDSTÄTTER

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften und der Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien Vorsitzender der Hochschülerschaft, Universität Wien, Gerichtspraxis Auslandsstudium an der Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Volontariat, Europäischen Kommission, Generaldirektion Erziehung und Wissenschaft, Brüssel Redakteur, Fernsehen Ausland, ORF Korrespondent, Studio Bonn, ORF Redakteur, Fernsehen Inland, ORF Studioleiter Brüssel, ORF Studioleiter Bonn, 1990 auch zuständig für DDR, ORF Hauptabteilungsleiter Politik und Zeitgeschehen, ORF Sendungsverantwortlicher Moderator "REPORT", ORF Geschäftsführer und Chefredakteur n-tv, Der Nachrichtensender, Berlin Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Puls-TV GmbH Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Brandstätter Business Communications - Agentur für Strategie, PR und Coaching GmbH. Member of LEADING Advisors Group GmbH
1973-1978
1977-1979
1979-1980
1981
1982-1984
1984-1985
1985-1986
1986-1987
1987-1991
  Moderator "Auslandsreport", "Inlandsreport", ORF
1991-1995
1995-1997
1997-2003
  Produktion der ProSieben Austria News
2003-2004
2005-2010
seit 2009
 Agenturenverbund von: Brandstätter Business Communications GmbH, brainbows Informationsmanagement GmbH, Ecker & Partner Öffentlichkeitsarbeit & Lobbying GmbH, Institut für Strategieanalysen und Kommunikationsforschung, Public Interest - Lobbying Consultants GmbH, Sophie Karmasin Market Intelligence GmbH, Wolfgang Rosam Change Communications GmbH

Dr. Christoph MATZNETTER

Member, Social Democratic Group, Austrian National Council; Vice President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Degree in Political Science, University of Vienna Trainee Auditor and Tax Consultant Registered Auditor & Tax Consultant Software Writer - Registered as IT Services Business since 2003 Member, Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) Research for Thesis (Ph.D.) Elected Representative, National Council, SPÖ, Legislative Period XXII- XVIII Chairman, SPÖ Wirtschaftsverband Österreich (Social Democratic Party Business Federation) State Secretary, Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance Elected Representative, National Council, SPÖ, Legislative Period XXIV
1978-1983
1980-1985
since 1985
since 1995
  Party Executive Committee, & SPÖ Party Treasurer
  Member, Supervisory Board, SPÖ Party Executive Committee
since 2000
2001-2002
since 2002
since 2005
2007-2008
since 2008

Mag. Wilhelm MOLTERER

Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg

Studies, Social Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz Assistant, Department of Agricultural Policy, University of Linz Head, Economic Policy Division, Austrian Farmers' Federation Employee, Provincial Government of Upper Austria Municipal Councillor in Sierning Secretary of the Office, Federal Minister Dr. Josef Riegler Head of the Office, Federal Minister Dr. Franz Fischler Director, Austrian Farmers' Federation Member, National Council of Austria Secretary-general, Austrian People's Party Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management Chairman, Austrian People's Party Parliamentary group Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria Chairman, Austrian People's Party Member, National Council, Spokesperson on Constitutional Matters Vice-President, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
  Chairman of Student's Union, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1974-1980
1979-1981
1981-1984
1985-1986
1985-1987
1987-1989
1989-1990
1990-1993
1990-1994
1993-1994
1994-2000
2000-2003
2003-2007
2007-2008
2007-2008
2008-2011
2011-2015

Werner TIKI KÜSTENMACHER

Theologian, Author, Carikaturist, Publicist, Speaker

 Studium der evangelischen Theologie
 Journalistische Zusatzausbildung, Münchner Merkur und beim Bayerischen Rundfunk (Radio und Fernsehen)

Dr. Gustav DRESSLER

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna

Studies, Law, Communication and Political Science Johns Hopkins University Bologna, Diploma Ph.D., University of Vienna Credit und Marketing, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna 10 months credit training, Chase Manhattan Bank, London Assistant Treasurer, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna Chase Manhattan Private Banking, New York, London, Luxemburg, Geneva, Zurich Vice President Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. Austria Country Manager for International Individual Banking (Chase Austria) Director Asset Management, Meinl Bank AG Member of Board, Julius Meinl Investment GmbH, KAG Member of Board, Bank der Österr. Postsparkasse AG Member of Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG Head of Advisory Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG -1998 Member of Board, LGT Bank in Liechtenstein (Österreich) AG Member of Board, INVESCO BANK Österreich AG Generali Insurance Group Austria Member of Board, Generali Bank Österreich AG Member of Board, 3 Banken Generali Investment GesmbH
1977
  School of Advanced International Studies
  Fulbright Scholarship
1980
1982
1982-1989
1982
1983
1987
1988
1989
1989-1992
1990
1992-1997
1992
1992
1997
  European representative at the London OPMC (INVESCO off shore product management committee) and associate member of CEEC (continental European executive committee)
1998-2003
2003
2003
since 2004

Economic Symposium

show timetable

01.09.2015

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Purpose Social
12:00 - 12:50 Opening Plenary
13:30 - 14:20 Understanding Inequality – an Empirical Assessment Plenary
14:40 - 16:10 Inequality of Opportunity – Causes, Impact and Interventions Plenary
16:10 - 16:30 Political Corner Plenary
16:30 - 20:00 ecoplus Lower-Austria Evening Social
16:30 - 18:30 InEquality from a Female Perspective Partner
16:30 - 17:30 Rankings and Reality – Austria’s Economic Competitiveness Put to the Test Partner
18:30 - 20:00 The Entrepreneurial Economy – How to Become a Champion? Plenary
20:00 - 21:00 Illuminating Alpbach Social
20:30 - 21:30 Young Talents – Late Night Concert Culture

02.09.2015

06:00 - 07:00 Digital Technology: From Inequality to Inclusion – Peter Drucker Breakfast Club Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 15th management club Business Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:10 Growing Disparities in Wealth and Income – Is (More) Redistribution Necessary? Plenary
07:30 - 08:30 The Throwaway Society Partner
08:10 - 08:30 Political Corner2 Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: Value Networks as a Key to a Successful Business Location Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: Intergenerational Justice and Economic Outcomes Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: How Can Europe Overcome Disparity due to the Digital Revolution? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: Tackling Social Injustice in Europe Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: Being Family Friendly – Cosmetic PR or a Successful Route to Equality of Opportunity? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Win-Win?! The Symbiosis of Big Business and Startups Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: The Welfare of Nations in the 21st Century Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Economic and Financial Education – What Has to be Done? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: Leading Organisations – What Next? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: Peripheral Business Locations – Disadvantage or (Underestimated) Potential? Breakout
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch Reception Social
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 11: All the Same – All Different? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 20: The Investment Gap in Europe – How to Kick-start Growth? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 18: Disabled Employees – Opportunities for Growth & Innovation Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 14: Care as a Gender Political and Economic Challenge Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 19: More Equal than Others? Modern Management between Leadership and Participation Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 17: Equality – Location Dependent? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 13: Better Decisions through Participation Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 12: The Pension System – Unfair Rather than Equitable? Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 16: Energy Supply in Transformation – Inequality in Access to Markets and Political Power Breakout
12:30 - 15:00 Breakout Session 15: New Technologies – Old Inequalities Breakout
16:00 - 17:30 Shifting the Perception – Solutions to Combating Inequality Plenary
19:15 - 20:45 Young Talents – Maja Osojnik Band Culture

02.09.-01.09.2015

Magenta Night Social

03.09.2015

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with Angelika Kresch Breakout
06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with Dan Shechtman Breakout
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast – Back to Normality Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Beyond Clichés – China’s Political and Economic Strategies Plenary
09:00 - 10:20 How to Grow or Not to Grow – that is the Question! Plenary
10:20 - 10:35 Closing Plenary
14:45 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner