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01: Key Technologies – a Future for Europe’s Youth

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
in englischer Sprache

Key technologies such as micro- and nanoelectronics are thought to be of high importance for Europe’s future as a global economic player. By focusing on these technologies Europe is expected to gain competitiveness and create future opportunities for its youth. Which demands are connected with this? What can young people contribute, and under what conditions? These topics will be discussed with representatives from business as well as young high potentials from Europe, India and Asia.

Chief Executive Officer, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach Introduction
President, Nankai University, Tianjin
Projectmanager, KAI - Kompetenzzentrum Automobil- und Industrie-Elektronik GmbH, Villach
PhD Student, SBA Research GmbH, Wien
Graduate, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Application Marketing, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach
Rector, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Chief Technology Officer, Berndorf AG, Berndorf
Attaché for Science and Technology; Director, Office of Science & Technology, Austrian Embassy, Washington, D.C. Chair
Assistant to the Board, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach Coordination

DI Dr. MBA Sabine HERLITSCHKA

Chief Executive Officer, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach

1996 Referatsleiterin und stv. Direktorin des BIT-Büros für Internationale Forschungs- und Technologiekooperation
2003 Praktika bei der U.S. National Science Foundation, American Association for the Advancement of Science und Kooperation mit dem Wissenschaftsberater im U.S. Department of State, Washington DC
2003 Vizerektorin für Forschungsmanagement und Internationale Kooperationen an der Medizinischen Universität Graz
2006 Bereichsleiterin Europäische und Internationale Programme der FFG - Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft, Wien
2010 Fulbright Scholar an der George Washington University und Johns Hopkins University/School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC
2011 Vorstandsmitglied der Infineon Technologies Austria AG
seit 2012 Vorstand für Technik und Innovation der Infineon Technologies Austria AG
seit 2014 Vorstandsvorsitzende der Infineon Technologies Austria AG

Ph.D. Ke GONG

President, Nankai University, Tianjin

1994 Full professor
1997 Headed the Department of Electronic Engineering
1998 Headed the Chinese National Key Laboratory on Microwave & Digital Communications
1998 Headed Tsinghua Aerospace Technology Research Center
1999 Became the Vice President of Tsinghua University
2004 Elected as the Dean of the School of Information
2005 Director of Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology

Dr. Bala KARUNAMURTHY

Projectmanager, KAI - Kompetenzzentrum Automobil- und Industrie-Elektronik GmbH, Villach

2004 M.Phil, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
2007 Doctoral Researcher (PhD), Bournemouth Univesity, United Kingdom
2007-2010 Simulation Expert, KAI, Austria
since 2011 Project Manager, KAI, Austria

Dipl.-Ing. Jutta KRISCHAN

Graduate, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

2004-2008 Bachelorstudium Technische Chemie, TU Graz
2008-2010 Masterstudium Technische Chemie - Chemische Prozesstechnik, TU Wien
2010-2012 Projektassistentin, Institut für Verfahrenstechnik, Umwelttechnik und Technik Biowissenschaften, TU Wien

Min LI

Application Marketing, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach

2007-2010 Master, Telecommunication, Tsinghua University
2008 Hardware Developer, Ericsson, Beijing
2009 Intern in Business Strategy Department, Infineon Technologies, Munich
2009 Intern in Strategy Department Asia Pacific, Infineon Technologies, Singapore
since 2010 Segment Marketing Solar, Infineon technologies, Villach

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Sabine SEIDLER

Rector, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

1989 Doctorate
1989-1996 Postdoc, Institute of Materials Science, Martin-Luther-University Halle Wittenberg
1991-1994 Visiting Scientist at Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Experimental Mechanics
1993-1994 DFG, Habilitation scholarship
since 1996 o.Univ.Prof. for Non-metallic Materials, TU Vienna
1997 Habilitation in Materials Science
2000-2007 Head of the Institute of Materials Science and Technology, TU Vienna
2007-2011 Vice President TU Vienna
since 2011 Rector Vienna University of Technology
since 2012 First female member of the board of directors, AMAG
since 2014 Member of the board of directors, Helmholtz-Zentrums Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH
since 2016 Member of the Board of Management, Österreichischer Gewerbeverein

DI Franz VIEHBÖCK

Chief Technology Officer, Berndorf AG, Berndorf

1990 Kosmonauten-Ausbildung am Juri Gagarin Trainingscenter
1991 Raumflug (9-tägig zur Raumstation Mir)
1994 Program Development Manager, Space-Systems-Division, Rockwell
1996 Director for International Business Development, Space Systems Group, Boeing
1999 Europaverantwortlicher, Bereich Space & Communications und Country Manager Boeing Österreich
2000 Technologieverantwortlicher des Landes Niederösterreich zusätzlich zu Boeing
2002 Geschäftsführer, Berndorf Band GmbH
2008 Mitglied des Vorstandes der Berndorf AG

MMag. MAIS Philipp MARXGUT

Attaché for Science and Technology; Director, Office of Science & Technology, Austrian Embassy, Washington, D.C.

2002 Master in Law, University of Innsbruck
2002 Research Assistant, Department of Public Law, Financial Law and Political Science, University of Innsbruck
2002-2003 Master of Advanced International Studies, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna
2003-2004 Stagiaire, DG Agriculture, European Commission, Brussels
2004 Research Assistant, Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, Brussels
2005-2007 Assistant to the Deputy Director General for Innovation, Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna
since 2007 Austrian Science Attaché to the US and Canada, Director, Office of Science and Technology, Embassy of Austria, Washington DC

Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2012

08:00 - 10:30Technology Brunch hosted by Standortagentur TirolSocial
11:00 - 11:10Welcome statementPlenary
11:10 - 11:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2012Plenary
11:30 - 12:15Opening SpeechesPlenary
12:15 - 13:05Powering the FuturePlenary
13:25 - 14:55Global Earth Research – Research for the Future of the Globe in cooperation with the Helmholtz Association of German Research CentersPlenary
14:55 - 15:45The Fight against Cancer – Breakthroughs and ExpectationsPlenary
18:00 - 19:30The global Competition for Production and Research – who will determine the Future?Plenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening Reception hosted by Forschung AustriaSocial
19:30 - 21:30Career Lounge – Evening event with a buffet dinner for students, graduate scientists and young professionals, hosted by the organisers of the Alpbach Technology Forum and Siemens AG ÖsterreichSocial

24.08.2012

07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: Key Technologies – a Future for Europe’s YouthBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: Ambient Assisted LivingBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: Smart City – Human beings at the Focus of AttentionBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: Demographics and Human Resources as an Opportunity for InnovationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: The Location of future Production Sites – Decision Criteria, Opportunities and RisksBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Supporting Careers in ScienceBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Key Elements of successful Innovation CulturesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: Learning through innovative Education NetworksBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Wanted: young, technologically savvy, curiousBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 10: Smart Governance for smart SpecialisationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 11: Medical technology: challenges and opportunitiesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 12: Cyber-security as a critical factory of stabilityBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 13: Modern Technologies and their Role in Democratic ProcessesBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
07:45 - 13:00Special Event: RTI Internationalisation in Austria and the EUBreakout
14:00 - 15:15Individualisation – the Basis for Education and InnovationPlenary
15:30 - 17:30Pathways to the Nobel Prize – Laureates in Conversation with Austrian Junior Scientists in cooperation with the Foundation Lindau Nobelprizewinners Meetings at Lake ConstancePlenary

25.08.2012

07:00 - 08:30Emerging Technologies that will change our Lives – a Selection of EU “Flagship Projects”Plenary
08:45 - 10:00Future Scenarios: how long can we plan ahead?Plenary
10:00 - 11:05The physics of footballPlenary
11:05 - 11:15Closing StatementPlenary
11:20 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial