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05: The Location of future Production Sites – Decision Criteria, Opportunities and Risks

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Austria’s and Europe’s economic performance depends in large measure on the production of material goods and thus on industrial activity. Globalisation has brought the shift of production sites as well as research and development to non-European countries, posing big challenges for us. Asian countries, and especially China and India, have long ceased to be just “the West’s workbench”. The development of this region towards a knowledge-based society cannot be stopped. Which trends are to be expected for the production of material goods in Europe and Austria? What about the opportunities and risks and how can public authorities and R&D policy react to them?

President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Vorstandsvorsitzender, AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG, Leoben
Deputy Director General, Federation of Austrian Industries, Vienna
Head, Automation and Control Institute, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Leiter, Abteilung Halbleiterfertigungsgeräte und -methoden, Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Systeme und Bauelementetechnologie IISB, Erlangen
Managing Director, FFG - The Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna
Professor und Vorstand, Institut für Regelungstechnik und Prozessautomatisierung, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
Director, Directorate G - Industrial Technologies, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, European Commission, Brussels
President, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Rüsselsheim
Deputy Director General for Innovation and Telecommunication; Head of Directorate for Innovation, Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna
Head, Section III.I 5 - Information and Industrial Technologies, Space Travel, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna
Referent, Abteilung III.I 5 - Informations- und industrielle Technologien, Raumfahrt, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Wien

Ph.D. Robert D. ATKINSON

President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Project Director, (former) Congressional Office of Technology Assessment First Executive Director, Rhode Island Economic Policy Council Director, Technology & New Economy Project, Progressive Policy Institute Vice President, Progressive Policy Institute, Washington DC
1989
1989-1995
1996-1997
1998-2006
1998-2006

DI (FH) Andreas GERSTENMAYER

Vorstandsvorsitzender, AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG, Leoben

Abschluss als Diplomingenieur (FH) Produktionstechnik, Fachhochschule Rosenheim Geschäftsgebiet Beleuchtungstechnik: u. a. Gruppenleitung Qualitätsplanung, Leitung des Produktsegments Feuchtraumleuchten, Siemens AG, Traunreut Leiter für Einkauf, Produktion und Logistik, Kompetenzzentrum Fahrwerke, Siemens AG, Graz Gesamtprojektleitung internationaler Restrukturierungsprogramme, Geschäftsbereich Transportation Systems, Siemens AG, Erlangen Geschäftsführer Siemens Transportation Systems GmbH, Graz, Österreich & CEO der Business Unit Fahrwerke Graz (World Headquarters) Persönlicher Gesellschafter, FOCUSON Business Consulting GmbH Graz/Wien, Berlin
1985-1990
1990-1997
1997-2000
2000-2003
2003-2008
2009

Ing. Mag. Peter KOREN

Deputy Director General, Federation of Austrian Industries, Vienna

Landwirtschaftlich/technische Matura mit Auszeichnung Studium der Rechtswissenschaften, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Stage, Generaldirektion Landwirtschaft, Europäische Kommission, Abteilung Agrarrecht, Brüssel Trainee, Industriellenvereinigung (IV): Österreichischer Raiffeisenverband, Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Ministersekretär, Kabinett des Bundesministers für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft Beauftragter des Konzern-Vorstandes, Österreichische Elektrizitätswirtschafts AG (Verbundgesellschaft) Vize-Generalsekretär, Industriellenvereinigung
1988
1988-1995
1995-1996
1996-1997
1997-2000
2001-2003
seit 2004

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Andreas KUGI

Head, Automation and Control Institute, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

Electrical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.), TU Graz PhD in Automatic Control (Dr.techn.), JKU Linz /1996 Military service in Austria venia docendi, Habilitation in Control Systems Technology and Control Theory, JKU Linz Research assistant, Associate Professor, JKU Linz Full professor for System Theory and Automatic Control, Saarland University, Germany Full professor for Complex Dynamical Systems and Head of the Automation and Control Institute (ACIN), TU Wien
1986-1992
1992-1995
1995
2000
1992-2002
2002-2007
since 2007

Dr. Lothar PFITZNER

Leiter, Abteilung Halbleiterfertigungsgeräte und -methoden, Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Systeme und Bauelementetechnologie IISB, Erlangen

Assistant lecturer, Erlangen Engineering Faculty Heading 'Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment & Manufacturing Methods', Fraunhofer Institute of Integrated Systems and Device Technology (IISB), Erlangen Lecturer on 'Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques', Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg Creation of spin-off company isiltec GmbH CEO from isiltec GmbH, a world leading Technology Company Leader of the "Yield Enhancement" ITWG (International Technical Working Group) and ITRS, the "International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors"
 M.S. (Dipl.-Ing.) degree in Materials Science and a Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Electronics Engineering, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. Medicine, finished the second state examination
1976-1985
since 1985
since 1988
1998-1999
1999-2003
since 2002

Dr. Klaus PSEINER

Managing Director, FFG - The Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna

Studium der Biologie an der Universität Wien, Fachrichtung Ökologie Universität für Bodenkultur Wien Dornier GmbH, Deutschland ORS, Österreichische Raumfahrt- und Systemtechnik GmbH ESA/ESTEC, Systems Technology Department Geschäftsführer, Austrian Space Agency - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Weltraumfragen GmbH
1976-1983
1981-1983
1984
1985-1989
1989-1998
1998-2004

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Kurt SCHLACHER

Professor und Vorstand, Institut für Regelungstechnik und Prozessautomatisierung, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz

Studium der Elektrotechnik, Spezialisierung in Regelungstechnik, Technische Universität Graz Ableisten des ordentlichen und des außerordentlichen Präsenzdienstes Vertragsassistent, Institut für Regelungstechnik, Technische Universität Graz Beginn der Tätigkeit als Universitätsassistent, Institut für Regelungstechnik, Technische Universität Graz Habilitation, Technische Wissenschaften, mit Auszeichnung Verleihung der Lehrbefugnis, Universitätsdozent für Regelungstechnik und Prozessautomatisierung Verleihung der ordentlichen Professur für Automatisierungstechnik (Regelungstechnik), Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
1973-1979
1980
1981-1981
1981
1984
1990
1992

Dr. Herbert VON BOSE

Director, Directorate G - Industrial Technologies, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, European Commission, Brussels

Law studies in the Universities of Bonn, Geneva and Heidelberg Assistant at the Law Faculty of the University of Montpellier Civil Servant in the Ministry of Justice Lawyer in Mannheim/Heidelberg in the European Commission: Social Affairs - Coal and Steel, Energy-Internal Energy Market, Industry-Aeronautics, space, rail and maritime in Directorate General Research: Head of Unit for Aeronautics and Space Research in Directorate General Research: Head of Unit for Preparatory Action for Security in Directorate General Enterprise and Industry: Head of Unit for Security Research and Development
1968-1975
1975-1976
1976-1979
1979-1983
since 1983
1996-2004
2004
2005-2007

M.Sc. Seung-Wook YANG

President, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH, Rüsselsheim

Research Engineer-Senior Research Engineer, Hyundai Motor Company, Mabook R&D Center Senior Research Engineer-Principal Research Engineer, Kia Motors Corporation, R&D Division
1985-1998
1999-2003
 Since 2010 President of HMETC in Ruesselsheim, Germany

Mag. Ingolf SCHÄDLER

Deputy Director General for Innovation and Telecommunication; Head of Directorate for Innovation, Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna

Studienabschluss, Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien Studium, Internationale Politik, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins Universität, Bologna Forschungsassistent, Wiener Institut für Entwicklungsfragen, Wien Eintritt in den öffentlichen Dienst, Referent, Bundeskanzleramt, Wien Leiter, Abteilung für Technologiepolitik und -programme, Bundesministerium für öffentliche Wirtschaft und Verkehr, Wien Leiter, Bereich Innovation; stellvertretender Sektionsleiter, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Wien
1978
1978-1979
1979-1980
1981
1993
2003

Mag. Michael WIESMÜLLER

Head, Section III.I 5 - Information and Industrial Technologies, Space Travel, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, Vienna

 Initially stemming from the humanities and holding a degree in philosophy of science, working several years as scientists in the Humanities and as Management Consultant with A.T. Kearney he joined the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) in late nineties. He is currently Head of Department for ICT, Industrial & Nano Technologies and Space. Main responsibility of this department covers the design of Innovation Policies for High-Tech-Industries, national R&D strategies and programs in these domains, and all areas of International R&D Policy and Coordination. Among others he acts as Austrian Delegate to the European ICT-Program, as Governance Board Member of the JTI s ECSEL, as Director of the EUREKA Clusters. ITEA 3 and CATRENE and Austrian Lead Delegate to the Key Enabling Technologies. He represents Austria in various Mirror-Groups of European Technology Platforms and in several European Policy Coordination Initiatives.

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11:30 - 12:15 Opening Speeches Plenary
12:15 - 13:05 Powering the Future Plenary
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24.08.2012

07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 12: Cyber-security as a critical factory of stability Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 05: The Location of future Production Sites – Decision Criteria, Opportunities and Risks Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 02: Ambient Assisted Living Breakout
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07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 04: Demographics and Human Resources as an Opportunity for Innovation Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 07: Key Elements of successful Innovation Cultures Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 06: Supporting Careers in Science Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 13: Modern Technologies and their Role in Democratic Processes Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 08: Learning through innovative Education Networks Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 03: Smart City – Human beings at the Focus of Attention Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 09: Wanted: young, technologically savvy, curious Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 01: Key Technologies – a Future for Europe’s Youth Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 10: Smart Governance for smart Specialisation Breakout
07:45 - 13:00 Special Event: RTI Internationalisation in Austria and the EU Breakout
14:00 - 15:15 Individualisation – the Basis for Education and Innovation Plenary
15:30 - 17:30 Pathways to the Nobel Prize – Laureates in Conversation with Austrian Junior Scientists in cooperation with the Foundation Lindau Nobelprizewinners Meetings at Lake Constance Plenary

25.08.2012

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