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05: The end of IT-innovation – the growth opportunity for Europe?

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Hauptschule
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IT innovations are limited to achieving attributes like “faster, better, easier and cheaper”. Societies are changing, and the ways of communications are being adapted to the new facts of life. Communities are the ones pushing the change via the worldwide global net. New worlds arise with new rules that are outside the legal framework. But do they also bring new growth? Does globalization make us even more dependent on licensers? By existing licensing models, do we finance growth only for markets outside of Europe? Copyright law will become part of the economic conflict between traditional and emerging economic powers. How and by what means can the European markets grow? Is open source the chance for Europe to regain a foothold in this competition? Confidence in the traditional strengths of Europe may be of help here, growing from branches in which Europe is leading the pack. We will deal with these and many other questions in our working group.

Institutsvorstand, Institut für Systems Engineering and Automation, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Program Manager Emerging Technologies, IBM Austria, Vienna
Leiter der Abteilung II.5 - Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit und Pensionen, Bundesministerium für Finanzen, Wien
Geschäftsführer, Raiffeisen Software Solution und Service GmbH, Wien
Seconded National Expert, IDABC Programme, Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT), European Commission, Brussels
Managing Director, Raiffeisen Software Solution und Service GmbH, Vienna
Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner UK Limited, Egham
Testing Director, Standardization Development Research Center, China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI), Beijing
Mitglied des Vorstands, Future Network, Wien
Manager, PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers Österreich, Wien

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Gerhard CHROUST

Institutsvorstand, Institut für Systems Engineering and Automation, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Studium an der Technischen Universität Wien (Nachrichtentechnik, Dipl.-Ing), sowie der University of IBM Laboratorium Wien: Forschung/Entwicklung (Formale Definition von Programmiersprachen, PL/I, Doktorat an der Technischen Universität Wien Habilitation an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
  Pennsylvania, USA (Computer Science, MS.)
1959-1965
  Mikroprogrammierung, Compilerbau, Software-Entwicklungsumgebungen, Koordination
  Wissenschaftskontakte)
1966-1991
1975
1980
  Vorgehensmodelle, Software-Entwicklungsumgebungen, Computer Assisted Cooperative Work, Systemtheory
  und Systemlehre, Menschliche und kulturelle Aspekte der Softwaretechnik)

Anton FRICKO

Program Manager Emerging Technologies, IBM Austria, Vienna

has worked with IBM in several international roles in Europe joining the UK Hursley Laboratories
since 1971
 His current role is Program Manager for jStart Emerging Technologies, where he assists customers all over Europe in the adoption of new technologies, focusing on Web Services, SOA and Autonomic Computing as well as OSS, Ajax and Web 2.0 technologies.
1999

Mag. Richard GAUSS

Leiter der Abteilung II.5 - Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit und Pensionen, Bundesministerium für Finanzen, Wien

Studium der Volkswirtschaftslehre an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Bundesministerium für Finanzen
  Diplomarbeit zum Thema "Die Pensionsversicherung - künftige Probleme - mögliche Lösungen"
1981-1986
seit 1987

Mag. Georg HAHN

Geschäftsführer, Raiffeisen Software Solution und Service GmbH, Wien

Studium der Betriebsinformatik an der Universität Wien Sachbearbeiter für Europabuchungen, Assistent des Marketingleiters; Airtour Austria Vertriebs- und Marketingbeauftragter für Büroautomations- und Kommunikationstechnik; Software - Management Systemberater relationale Datenbanken und UNIX, Projektleitung Retailbankensystem für Volksbanken; Projekt- und Teamleitung der UNIX basierten Retailbankenlösung für Raiffeisen - RACON-Bank Vorstand Technik der Netway Communications AG Präsident und Stiftungsrat, Internet Service Providers Austria (ISPA) Beiratsvorsitzender, Österreichische Web Analyse (ÖWA) Geschäftsführer der Raiffeisen Informatik GmbH
1981-1985
1980-1981
1985-1987
  Nixdorf Computer
1987-1990
1990-1996
1996-2001
1997-2003
1998-2001
2002-2006

Ph.D. Barbara HELD

Seconded National Expert, IDABC Programme, Directorate-General for Informatics (DIGIT), European Commission, Brussels

 Barbara Held presently works as Detached National Expert at the European Commission Programme for "Interoperable Delivery of pan-European eGovernment Services (IDABC)". She is responsible for the IDABC projects promoting on Open Source Software (OSS) in public administration - including a project for a European OSS Repository. She also coordinates the programme s activities on Open Document Exchange Formats.
 Being a Desk Officer at the German Federal Ministry of the Interior in Berlin, Barbara Held formerly served at the German Government s Coordination and Advisory Board for IT in the Administration (KBSt), responsible for software strategy and OSS policy.
 She holds a PhD in mass communication sciences from Free University Berlin.

Ing. Mag. Hartmut MÜLLER

Managing Director, Raiffeisen Software Solution und Service GmbH, Vienna

Geschäftsführer des Raiffeisen Rechenzentrums (heute: Raiffeisen Informatik) Leitung der Raffeisenbanken-Services in der Raiffeisenlandesbank NÖ-Wien Vorstandsvorsitzender der Datus AG Deutschland Geschäftsführer der Raiffeisen Informatik, verantwortlich für die Geschäftsbereiche Raiffeisenbanken und Finanzdienstleister
 Studium der Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der Universität Wien
 Systemberater bei Nixdorf Computer Österreich
1991
1995
1999
2001

BA Stephen PRENTICE

Vice President and Distinguished Analyst, Gartner UK Limited, Egham

 Joined Gartner in March 1997 from GPT Limited, where he was Director of Marketing with their Payphones group (4 years). Prior to GPT he held a variety of marketing oriented roles with both software and hardware vendors (Santa Cruz Operation Ltd, Channel Marketing Manager, 7 years, 7 years with Logica Limited as Consultant) undertaking a wide range of client-based consultancy and market research in the IT and telecommunications sectors.

Ph.D. Qian XIE

Testing Director, Standardization Development Research Center, China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI), Beijing

 Holds Ph.D. degree from Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is a Testing Director of fundamental software interoperability Test in China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI), a nonprofit institution engaged in standardization and conformity assessment activities in the field of electronic information technologies. Authorized by government competent departments, CESI organizes to develop national and industrial standards for electronic information technologies based on the principle of consensus and transparency, and to participate in the international standardization activities in the field of electronic information technologies to safeguard legitimate national interests.
 He participates in China Linux Standardization Work Group as an independent technical expert, and is in charge of standard architecture research.
 Besides Linux and Open Source Software standardization, his research interests also include Linux internationalization. He has worked as a general designer and a principal developer on a Linux localization project for Chinese ethnic minorities, which produced Tibetan, Mongolia, and Uigur Linux distributions.

Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2007

08:00 - 21:00 Presentation of the three Christian Doppler Laboratories concerning allergies Culture
08:00 - 10:00 Technology brunch hosted by Tiroler Zukunftsstiftung Social
11:00 - 11:20 Welcome address Plenary
11:20 - 12:00 Opening Plenary
12:00 - 14:00 Global warming Plenary
14:30 - 16:15 The frontiers of science [in cooperation with the Institute of Science and Technology Austria] Plenary
18:00 - 19:30 Looking inside Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Reception hosted by Alcatel-Lucent Austria Social

24.08.2007

07:00 - 16:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kids Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 01: The risk and the new – ‘risk governance’ Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 08: Smart Wellbeing Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 11: The phenomenon of Second Life – the creation of a new world? Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 07: Design by nature – nature’s contribution to industrial progress Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 02: The changing industrial landscape  challenges, opportunities, strategies Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 06: The impact of climate change on mobility – challenges for infrastructure and private transport Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 09: The five senses Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 10: Technology transfer in European regions Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 05: The end of IT-innovation – the growth opportunity for Europe? Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 05: New initiatives and models of the 7th EU Framework Programme on Research to enhance European competitiveness – European technology platforms from the Austrian and the European points of view Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 03: Climate change and risk governance – the role of research, science and innovation Breakout
07:30 - 13:30 Special event: Bulgaria and Romania as partners in EUropean science and research Breakout
13:00 - 14:30 Regions and global competition Plenary
14:30 - 16:00 The future – dream or reality Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 The five senses Plenary
18:00 - 21:30 Reception hosted by the Province of Lower Austria Social

25.08.2007

07:00 - 08:00 What changed? Plenary
08:00 - 09:00 Security Plenary
09:30 - 10:00 Junior Alpbach and Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach 2007 Plenary
10:00 - 11:00 Science & technology, entrepreneurship & society Plenary
11:00 - 11:20 A look back and a view ahead Plenary
11:20 - 12:30 Reception hosted by Microsoft Austria Social