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10: IT – Challenging the Present, Defining the Future!

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Information Technology is revolutionizing the way in which society, industry, and governments communicate. Emerging trends such as cloud computing and mobility are beginning to change our everyday lives. This rapid evolution brings along new challenges for our society and raises legal, moral, and ethical questions. In order to actively define the future, we need to address these issues, to safeguard data protection, and to minimise the environmental impact. Defining the future also means to foster research and development and to enable creative minds, which in turn will generate new job opportunities and many powerful innovations in our lifetimes.

Member of the Provincial Government of Upper Austria for Education, Science and Research, Women and Youth, Linz
Upper Austrian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour, Linz
Professor for Information and Communication Systems, Institute for Informatics-Systems, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt; Vice President, FWF - Austrian Science Fund, Vienna
Technical Advisor and Founding Member, Cloud Security Alliance; Senior Director, Juniper Networks, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
Infrastructure Architect, Developer Platform & Strategy Group, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, Munich
Country General Manager, IBM Österreich Internationale Büromaschinen Gesellschaft mbH, Vienna
Managing Director, GRZ IT Center Linz GmbH, Linz
Vice President Security and Privacy Engineering, Google Inc., Cupertino, CA
Manager, Investor Relations and Location Management, Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, Linz

Mag.a Doris HUMMER

Member of the Provincial Government of Upper Austria for Education, Science and Research, Women and Youth, Linz

Studium der Volkswirtschaft an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Auslandsstudium in Wolverhampton, Großbritannien, Schwerpunkt: Marketing Personal- und Marketingleitung Domico Dach-, Wand- und Fassadensysteme GesmbH & Co. KG, Vöcklamarkt Unternehmensgründung Whitebox Marktforschung | Mystery-Shopping, Hummer und Koch OG, Linz
1992-1997
1995-1996
1998
2002

Viktor SIGL

Upper Austrian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour, Linz

Reisebüro- und Taxiunternehmer in Bad Kreuzen Gemeinderat in Bad Kreuzen Bürgermeister von Bad Kreuzen Oberösterreichischer Landtagsabgeordneter Präsident der Wirtschaftskammer Oberösterreich Aufsichtsrat der OÖ. Technologie- und Marketinggesellschaft / aktuell Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender
 Einzelkaufmannslehre und Ablegung der Konzessionsprüfung für das Reisebürogewerbe
seit 1977
seit 1979
1985-2006
1990-2000
2000-2003
seit 2001

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Johann EDER

Professor for Information and Communication Systems, Institute for Informatics-Systems, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt; Vice President, FWF - Austrian Science Fund, Vienna

PhD, Johannes Kepler University of Linz Habilitation, University of Klagenfurt Visiting Professor, University of Hamburg Assoc. Professor University of Vienna Full Professor, University of Klagenfurt, Austria Visiting scientist: AT&T Labs Research, NJ, USA Chairman of the Department of Informatics-Systems, University of Klagenfurt Vice president of the FWF - Austrian Science Funds Full Professor, University of Vienna, Austria Full Professor, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
1985
1991
1991
1990-1991
1991-2005
1998
1999-2005
since 2005
2005-2007
since 2007

Christofer HOFF

Technical Advisor and Founding Member, Cloud Security Alliance; Senior Director, Juniper Networks, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA

Founder and Chief Technical Officer of a national security consultancy Chief Information Security Officer and Director of enterprise security at a $25 billion financial services company Chief Security Strategist at Crossbeam Systems Chief Security Architect at Unisys Corporation Director of Cloud & Virtualization Solutions at Cisco Systems
1997-2003
2003-2005
2005-2007
2007-2009
2009-2011

Frank KOCH

Infrastructure Architect, Developer Platform & Strategy Group, Microsoft Deutschland GmbH, Munich

Gründung der Software, Planung und Gestaltungs GBR, Heidelberg, Deutschland Consultant Microsoft Hamburg, Deutschland Senior Consultant Microsoft EMEA Paris, Frankreich Account Technology Strategist im Bereich Public Sector, Microsoft Bern, Schweiz
 Physikstudium an der Technischen Universität Braunschweig und der Universität Heidelberg
1994
1998
2000
2002

Mag. Tatjana OPPITZ

Country General Manager, IBM Österreich Internationale Büromaschinen Gesellschaft mbH, Vienna

Client Representative, Public Sector, IBM Customer Services Executive, IBM Global Services Manager Tivoli Sales, Software Group, IBM Austria Manager of Software Group, IBM Austria Executive Assistant to VP, SWG EMEA, IBM Director of WebSphere Business Integration Sales, EMEA, IBM Director of WebSphere Sales, Central Region, IBM Director of Public Sector CEMAAS, IBM General Business Enterprise Sales Executive for CEEMEA, IBM General Business Enterprise Sales Executive for CEE, IBM
 Studies of Commercial Science at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
1995-1998
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000-2003
2003-2004
2004
2005
2005-2008
2009-2010
2010

Dipl.-Ing. Mag. Dr. Hermann SIKORA

Managing Director, GRZ IT Center Linz GmbH, Linz

Scientific Assistant, JKU - Johannes Kepler University of Linz Research and Teaching Assistant, JKU - Johannes Kepler University of Linz Graduation Dipl.-Ing. (with distinction) Graduation Mag.rer.soc.oec. (with distinction) Promotion Dr. techn. (with distinction) Assistant to the General Management of GRZ IT Group, Linz Appointment to General Manager of GRZ IT Group Title "Director" awarded
1984-1988
1988-1992
1987
1990
1992
1992
1994
1994

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Gerhard ESCHELBECK

Vice President Security and Privacy Engineering, Google Inc., Cupertino, CA

Research and Teaching Assistant, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria Founder IDS GmbH, Austria PhD, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria Director of Engineering, McAfee Software Development Center GmbH, Austria Vice President Engineering Antivirus Products, McAfee/Network Associates, Santa Clara, California Habilitation venia docendi for Applied Informatics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria Chief Technical Officer & Vice President of Engineering, Qualys, Redwood Shores, California Chief Technical Officer & Sr. Vice President of Engineering, Webroot Software, San Mateo, California Chief Technical Officer & Sr. Vice President, Sophos, Oxford, UK
1992-1996
1995
1996
1996-1997
1997-2001
2000
2001-2005
2006-2011
2011-2014
 Lecturer at Johannes Kepler University Linz and other international Universities

Mag. MBA Anke MERKL-RACHBAUER

Manager, Investor Relations and Location Management, Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, Linz

 Since 1996, Mrs. Anke Merkl-Rachbauer has been working as for the Upper Austrian Business Development Agency and is head of the department location development.marketing.communication . This she has almost 20 years of experience in the fields of regional economic and innovation development and cluster-policy.
 
 Anke is responsible for location development and branding of the region of Upper Austria. Prior she was responsible for the coordination of the strategic economic and research programme for Upper Austria, named "Innovative Upper Austria 2010plus". Between 2005 and 2011 she headed the project "Plastics Location Upper Austria", building up strategically the educational & research infrastructure in Upper Austria, accompanied by place branding measures for the plastics location Upper Austria. Placed Branding being defined as an uttermost important topic to attract talented people into the region, she is currently working on a strategy for Upper Austria.

Technology Forum

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25.08.2011

08:00 - 10:30 Technology Brunch Hosted by Tiroler Zukunftsstiftung Social
11:00 - 11:10 Welcome statement Plenary
11:10 - 11:30 Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2011 Plenary
11:30 - 12:15 Opening Speeches Plenary
12:15 - 13:40 New Ways of Innovation Plenary
14:00 - 14:50 The Cancer Genome: Challenge and Promise Plenary
14:50 - 15:45 Cybercrime Plenary
18:00 - 19:30 The City of the Future – Demographics and Sustainability Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Career Lounge – Evening Event with a Buffet Dinner for Students, Graduate Scientists and Young Professionals Hosted by the Organisers of the Alpbach Technology Forum Social
19:30 - 21:30 Evening Reception Hosted by Forschung Austria Social

26.08.2011

07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 12: Design Thinking and Open Innovation – The Customer is King Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 05: Urban Europe, Urban Technologies – The City in the 21st Century Breakout
07:00 - 13:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for Kids Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 11: The Digital City of Tomorrow Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 01: The Future of High-Tech Production in Europe Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 04: The Efficiency of RTI Investments Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 07: Research Promotion Followed by Financial Bottleneck? Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 08: Research in the Classroom: New Ways of Learning in Natural Sciences Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 10: IT – Challenging the Present, Defining the Future! Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 09: Simple – Functional – Trendy? Technological Solutions for Old and Young Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 03: Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP): An Instrument for Creating Innovation Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 02: The Future of Urban Mobility Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 06: Food Security and Distributive Justice Breakout
07:45 - 13:00 Special Event: New Ways of Internationalisation? European Strategies for the Globalisation of Research and Innovation Breakout
14:00 - 15:45 Natural Science Education for Future Generations Plenary
16:15 - 17:30 Frontier Technologies – A Gateway to the Future in cooperation with the European Research Council Plenary

27.08.2011

07:30 - 09:00 International Year of Chemistry Plenary
09:20 - 10:10 The Future of the Internet Plenary
10:10 - 11:05 The Physics of Superheroes Plenary
11:05 - 11:15 Closing Statement Plenary
11:15 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social