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Universities of Applied Sciences Forum: The meaning of Universities of Applied Sciences for the resilience of regions

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

What does a region need to be smart and fit in case of crises? How do Universities of Applied Sciences, which are strongly embedded in their region, contribute to regional resilience? How important are innovation ecosystems? Who are the key players for innovation transfer?

Speakers

Associate Professor, Head, Research center Smart Urban Redesign, Zuyd University, Heerlen
Editor, Die Presse, Vienna
Vice-Dean, Quality and International Relations, Cakovec
Rector, Manging Director, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Rovaniemi, Finnland
Scientific Staff, FH Burgenland GmbH, Eisenstadt
Director for Youth, Education and Erasmus+; DG Education and Culture, European Commission
Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

Prof. Dr. Nurhan ABUJIDI

Associate Professor, Head, Research center Smart Urban Redesign, Zuyd University, Heerlen

1996-2000 Chief Architect / Urban Designer, Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities
2003-2007 Doctoral Researcher, Dept. ASRO, KULeuven, Belgium
2007-2009 Post-Doctorate Researcher, COSMOPLOIS, VUBrussels, Belgium
2010-2011 Senior Researcher, Zaragoza University, Spain
2010-2012 Associate Professor, Urban design theory and studio, School of Architecture, San Jorge University, Spain
2010-2012 Vice-Dean & Research Director, School of Architecture, San Jorge University - Spain
2013-2016 Visiting Researcher (Sabbatical leave), Dept. ASRO [Architecture, Urban Design & Spatial Planning], KULeuven
since 2016 Director Research Center (Smart Urban Redesign) – Associate Pro. & team leader Sustainable built environment research team - Zuyd University – The Netherlands

Ph.D Ivana BUJAN

Vice-Dean, Quality and International Relations, Cakovec

2006-2008 External teacher at the Faculty of Economics, Zagreb
2007-2009 English language teacher and translator
2011 EU projectassistant
since 2010 Lecturer, later Vice-Dean for Quality and International Relations

Ph.D M.Sc Riitta RISSANEN

Rector, Manging Director, Lapland University of Applied Sciences, Rovaniemi, Finnland

1986-1987 Financing Secretary, SKOP Finance Limited
1987-1992 Local Financing Director, SKOP Finance Limited
1992-1998 Lecturer Research Methods and Business, Pohjois-Savo UAS
1998-2001 Principal Lecturer, Pohjois-Savo UAS
2001-2003 Head of Education in Business and Economics, Pohjois-Savo UAS
2003-2009 Head of Research and Developmet, Savonia UAS
2009-2012 Vice Rector in Research and Development, Savonia UAS
2012-2014 Vice Rector, Savonia UAS
2014-2018 Executive Director, Rector's Conference of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences
since 2018 Rector, Managing Director, Lapland University of Applied Science

BSc Florian SCHITTL

Scientific Staff, FH Burgenland GmbH, Eisenstadt

2009-2014 HTBLuVA Pinkafeld, Mechanical Engineering track
2014-2017 FH Burgenland, Bachelors Environmental Engineering
2015-2017 Lorenz-Consult ZT GmbH, HKLS-Technician
since 2017 FH Burgenland, Masters Building Services Engineering and Property Management
since 2017 Forschung Burgenland GmbH, scientific Staff for thermal energy technology and process simulation

Mag. MA Barbara WEITGRUBER

Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

1985 Translator's diploma in English, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
1986 Certificate in Mass Media, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
1986-1987 MA in Communications, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
1986-1987 Fulbright Grantee and Teaching Assistant, Department of Communications and Theatre, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
1987-1993 Founding Staff Member, Director, Office for International Relations, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
1989 Master Degree in English/American and Interdisciplinary Studies, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
1990-1991 and 1993-1994 Lecturer for Media and Intercultural Issues, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
1993-1994 Director, Office for European Educational Co-operation, Austrian Academic Exchange Service, Vienna
1994-2001 Director, International Relations/Higher Education, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
1994-2002 Lecturer for EU Education Policy, Donau-Universität Krems
2001-2002 Deputy Director General for Higher Education, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
2003-2004 Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
2005-2010 Senior Advisor for Strategy and Coordination in the field of international relations with special consideration for the interface Science - Research - Education, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research
since 2010 Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy

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show timetable

15.08.2018

16:00 - 16:30Welcome of the scholarhsip holdersSocial

16.08.2018

13:30 - 14:00Les Thermes - InterventionCulture
20:30 - 21:00Les Thermes - InterventionCulture
21:30 - 23:00Pub QuizSocial

17.08.2018

13:30 - 14:30The Last Days of Mankind - Artist TalkCulture
19:00 - 19:30Les Thermes - InterventionCulture
20:00 - 22:00International EveningPlenary
20:30 - 21:00Open-air concert of the Alpbach Brass BandSocial

18.08.2018

17:00 - 18:00Broken Lines - Guided TourCulture
18:15 - 19:00Yoga with CarlaSocial

18.08.-19.08.2018

Diving into diversitySocial

19.08.2018

18:15 - 19:00Yoga with CarlaSocial

20.08.2018

07:00 - 08:00An active start to the daySocial
18:15 - 19:00Yoga with CarlaSocial

21.08.2018

07:00 - 08:00An active start to the daySocial
18:00 - 21:00FAN ReceptionSocial

22.08.2018

07:00 - 08:00An active start to the daySocial
15:30 - 17:30Universities of Applied Sciences Forum: The meaning of Universities of Applied Sciences for the resilience of regionsPlenary

22.08.-23.08.2018

Diving into diversitySocial

23.08.2018

07:00 - 08:00An active start to the daySocial
09:00 - 13:00Soccer TournamentSocial

24.08.2018

07:00 - 08:00An active start to the daySocial
20:30 - 21:30Digital libido - sex, power and violence in the network societyPlenary
20:30 - 21:00Open-Air Concert of the Alpbach Brass BandSocial

27.08.2018

20:00 - 21:30Speakers' NightPlenary

30.08.2018

19:30 - 20:00The Last Days of Mankind - Artist Talk. Late Night SpecialCulture

30.08.-31.08.2018

Diving into diversitySocial

31.08.2018

13:00 - 13:30The Last Days of Mankind - Artist TalkCulture
18:00 - 18:30The Last Days of Mankind - Artist Talk. Alpbach SpecialCulture
20:30 - 21:00Open-Air Concert of the Alpbach Brass BandSocial