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Speakers’ Night

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Debate
in englischer Sprache

In this international speaking competition the scholarship holders get to display their rethorical skills when presenting their speeches.

Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Prague
Ambassador ret.; Consultant, Federation of Austrian Industry, Vienna
General Secretary, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Winfried KNEIP

Kathryn LIST

Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz

Karel SCHWARZENBERG

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Prague

since 1965 Management, Schwarzenberg estate
1984-1991 President, International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights
1990 Member, Collegium of Counsellors of President Václav Havel
1990-1992 Chancellor of President Vaclav Havel
2004-2010 Senator, Parliament of the Czech Republic
2004-2006 Member, EU Affairs Committee of the Senat
2005-2007 Member, Permanent Delegation of the Parliament to the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly
2005-2007 Chairman, Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security Committee of the Senate
2006-2007 Member, Permanent Delegation of the Parliament to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
2007-2009 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
2009-2013 Member of Parliament, Czech Republic (Chamber of Deputies)
since 2009 Chairman, political party TOP 09
2010-2013 First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
since 2013 Member of Parliament, Czech Republic (Chamber of Deputies)
since 2013 Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

Dr. Gregor WOSCHNAGG

Ambassador ret.; Consultant, Federation of Austrian Industry, Vienna

1965-1966 Postgraduate-Studium in Europarecht und Nationalökonomie am "Collège d'Europe" in Brügge, Belgien
1966 Nach Gerichtspraxis Eintritt in das Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten, Abteilung Wirtschaftliche
  Integration
1968-1973 Österreichische Vertretung, Vereinte Nationen in New York
1973-1975 Österreichischer Botschafter, Kairo
1975-1981 Leiter, Abteilung Presse und Information im Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten
1981-1986 Österreichischer Botschafter in Nairobi und Ständiger Vertreter bei den UN-Organisationen in Nairobi über
  Umweltschutz UNEP und Städteplanung HABITAT
1986-1987 Leiter, Generalsekretariat im Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten
1987-1996 Leiter, Abteilung Wirtschaftliche Integration im Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten;
  Stellvertreter von Bot. Dr. Manfred Scheich bei den EWR- und EU-Beitrittsverhandlungen
1993-1996 Stellvertretender Leiter, Wirtschafts- und integrationspolitische Sektion im Bundesministerium für
  auswärtige Angelegenheiten
1997-1999 Leiter, Wirtschafts- und integrationspolitische Sektion im Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten
1999-2007 Ständiger Vertreter Österreichs, Europäischen Union

M.Sc. Philippe NARVAL

General Secretary, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1996-1997 National Service/Gedenkdienst, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem
1997-1998 Community Service Coordinator, American International School, Cochabamba
1998-2003 BA, King's College, London
2000-2001 Exchange Year, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
2003-2004 Exhibition Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Wien
2004-2005 Programme Manager, Concordia, Chisinau
2005-2010 Programme Officer, Light for the World, Vienna
2010-2011 MSc, University of Oxford
since 2012 General Secretary, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Alpbach extra

show timetable

15.08.2018

14:00 - 14:30Welcome of the scholarhsip holdersSocial

16.08.2018

11:30 - 12:00Les Thermes – InterventionCulture
18:30 - 19:00Les Thermes – InterventionCulture
19:30 - 21:00Pub QuizSocial

17.08.2018

11:30 - 12:30The Last Days of Mankind – Artist TalkCulture
17:00 - 17:30Les Thermes – InterventionCulture
18:00 - 20:00International EveningPlenary
18:30 - 19:00Open-air concert of the Alpbach Brass BandSocial

18.08.2018

15:00 - 16:00Broken Lines – Guided TourCulture
16:15 - 17:00Yoga with CarlaSocial
19:00 - 23:00Diving into diversitySocial

19.08.2018

16:15 - 17:00Yoga with CarlaSocial

20.08.2018

05:00 - 06:00An active start to the daySocial
16:15 - 17:00Yoga with CarlaSocial

21.08.2018

05:00 - 06:00An active start to the daySocial
16:00 - 19:00FAN ReceptionSocial

22.08.2018

05:00 - 06:00An active start to the daySocial
13:30 - 15:30Universities of Applied Sciences Forum: The meaning of Universities of Applied Sciences for the resilience of regionsPlenary
18:30 - 23:00Diving into diversitySocial

23.08.2018

05:00 - 06:00An active start to the daySocial
07:00 - 11:00Soccer TournamentSocial

24.08.2018

05:00 - 06:00An active start to the daySocial
18:30 - 19:30Digital libido – sex, power and violence in the network societyPlenary
18:30 - 19:00Open-Air Concert of the Alpbach Brass BandSocial

27.08.2018

18:00 - 19:30Speakers’ NightPlenary

30.08.2018

17:30 - 18:00The Last Days of Mankind – Artist Talk. Late Night SpecialCulture
18:30 - 23:00Diving into diversitySocial

31.08.2018

11:00 - 11:30The Last Days of Mankind – Artist TalkCulture
16:00 - 16:30The Last Days of Mankind – Artist Talk. Alpbach SpecialCulture
18:30 - 19:00Open-Air Concert of the Alpbach Brass BandSocial