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Atom und Eva – eine Alpbacher Minioper

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in englischer Sprache
Editor and co-founder, Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), Cambridge
Student, Tiroler Landeskonservatorium, Innsbruck
Artist; Professor, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien
Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics


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

 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 was the editor of the Journal of Irreproducible Results.
1994, after the magazine's publisher decided to abandon the magazine, the founders and entire editorial staff (1955-1994) of the Journal abandoned the publisher and immediately created AIR.
 He also frequently performs lectures that show both the funny side AND the importance of science, medicine, and technology.


Student, Tiroler Landeskonservatorium, Innsbruck

2000-2005 Studium am Konservatorium in Innsbruck bei Shao-Yin Huang
2005 künstlerisches und pädagogisches Diplom
2004 Studium an der Sommerakademie Prag-Wien-Budapest bei Prof. Neol Flores und Prof. Martin Hughes (Musikhochschule Wien)
2005+2006 Meisterkurse bei Prof. Peter Feuchtwanger (London)


Artist; Professor, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

1987 Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
1986-1989 Assistant Professor, German Studies and Comparative Literature, Oberlin College, Clark University, Skidmore College
1989-1990 Freelance writer and editor, Hong Kong
since 1990 Trainer, Callagy English for Executives KEG, Vienna
Invited to perform own material and moderate/perform at diverse art, music and theater events (on average twice a year)
1991-1997 External Consultant, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna. Strategies for and implementation of technical reports, manuals and outreach materials for Industrial Operations and Human Resources Development, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship development for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and women in industry.
since 1995 Invited to contribute essays on dance, Falter Zeitschrift Gesmbh
since 1998 Lecturer, University of Art, Linz
since 1999 Lecturer, FH-Technikum-Wien, Vienna
since 2004 Foreign Languages Dept. Coordinator for Biomedical Engineering, Mechatronics/Robotics, and Intelligent Transport Services degree programs, FH Technikum-Wien, Vienna
Invited to write an annual column on dance, Falter Zeitschrift Gesmbh
 Current positions:
 FH Professor, FH Technikum-Wien
 Lecturer, Institute of Fine Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Art, Linz, Austria
 Senior Trainer, Callagy English for Executives KEG
 Performer/Moderator in the free art, music and theater scenes in Vienna
 Freelance Essayist/Columnist on dance, Falter Zeitschrift Gesmbh, Vienna


Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, Center for Theoretical Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge; Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics

1970 B.S. University of Chicago, IL, Mathematics
1972 M.A. Princeton University, NJ, Mathematics
1974 Ph.D. Princeton University, NJ, Physics
Instructor Princeton University, NJ
1974-1976 Assistant Professor Princeton University, NJ
1976-1977 Visiting Fellow Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, NJ
1977-1978 Assistant Professor Princeton University, NJ
1978-1980 Associate Professor Princeton University, NJ
1980-1981 Professor Princeton University Princeton, NJ
1980-1988 Member University of California, Santa Barbara, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Santa Barbara, CA
Professor University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
1987-1988 Visiting Professor Harvard University Boston, MA
1989-2000 Professor Institute for Advanced Study, School of Natural Sciences Princeton, NJ
since 2000 Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Physics Cambridge, MA


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08:00 - 10:00Technologiebrunch gesponsert durch die Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
09:00 - 20:00Präsentation CD-Labor „Biomechanics in Skiing“Culture
11:00 - 11:30Eröffnung durch die VeranstalterPlenary
11:30 - 12:00BegrüßungswortePlenary
12:00 - 13:00UrsprüngePlenary
13:30 - 15:30Der Wettbewerb um TalentePlenary
17:00 - 18:15SpitzenforschungPlenary
18:15 - 19:30Wissenschafts- und Forschungsmodelle und Best PracticePlenary
19:30 - 21:30Abendempfang gesponsert durch Alcatel AustriaSocial


07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 01: Wissenschaft und Technologie im Sport: Herausforderung für die Industrie und Nutzen für die MenschenBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 02: Technologietransfer – Motor der StandortentwicklungBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 03: Konvergenz und Komplexität in der TechnologieBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 04: Konvergenz und Exzellenz in der WissenschaftBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 05: Innovative Telematik-Systeme im intermodalen VerkehrBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 06: Technik und Naturwissenschaften im Wandel  ist unsere tertiäre Ausbildung noch zeitgemäß?Breakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 07: Hochleistungs-Werkstoffe aus der Natur als Wachstumschance für die WirtschaftBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 08: The Reassuring HabitatBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Arbeitskreis 09: Sicherheit der Energieversorgung – KohlenwasserstoffeBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior AlpbachBreakout
14:00 - 15:15Konvergenz und Komplexität in Wissenschaft und TechnologiePlenary
15:15 - 16:00Glaube und WissenschaftPlenary
17:00 - 18:00Atom und Eva – eine Alpbacher MinioperCulture
18:00 - 21:30Empfang gesponsert durch das Land NiederösterreichSocial


07:00 - 08:00Energie und SicherheitPlenary
08:00 - 08:30Alpbach 2006 – Resümee Junior AlpbachPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Wissenschaft und DemokratiePlenary
10:30 - 11:30Das Universum ist ein seltsamer OrtPlenary
11:30 - 12:30Schlussempfang gesponsert durch Microsoft ÖsterreichSocial