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10: Smart Governance for smart Specialisation

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
in englischer Sprache

’Smart specialisation’ is Europe’s new approach to the smart growth of its regions. However, in order to be successful, smart specialisation also needs ‘smart governance’. What should regions in the future do to tackle the growing complexity of regional innovation policy? How can young people be activated as regional stakeholders? What role will new technologies such as the social media play, and how can proven and tested methods for participation be utilised for ‘smart governance’? Join us and discuss these issues with Austrian and European experts and representatives of smart regions.

Member of the Provincial Government of Upper Austria for Education, Science and Research, Women and Youth, Linz Introduction
Upper Austrian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour, Linz Introduction
Head, Innovation Bureau, Innovation Alliance of Karlsruhe Technology Region, Karlsruhe Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Karlsruhe
Director, Regional Strategies and Innovation, Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum, Stuttgart
Adviser, Department Youth Policy, Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, Vienna
Managing Director, Oberösterreichische Technologie- und Marketinggesellschaft m.b.H., Linz
Staff Member, Innovation Alliance of Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion, Karlsruhe Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Karlsruhe
International Expert on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Brussels
Strategy Advisor on Regional Innovation and Economic Development, Brainport Development, Eindhoven
Managing Director, ILD Temper-Samhaber, St. Martin
Head of Research Group, Technology, Foresight and Planning, Centre for Economic and Innovation Research, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz Chair
Manager, Investor Relations and Location Management, Business Upper Austria - OÖ Wirtschaftsagentur GmbH, Linz Coordination

Mag.a Doris HUMMER

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

1992-1997 Studium der Volkswirtschaft an der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
1995-1996 Auslandsstudium in Wolverhampton, Großbritannien, Schwerpunkt: Marketing
1998 Personal- und Marketingleitung Domico Dach-, Wand- und Fassadensysteme GesmbH & Co. KG, Vöcklamarkt
2002 Unternehmensgründung Whitebox Marktforschung | Mystery-Shopping, Hummer und Koch OG, Linz
seit 2009 Mitglied der Oberösterreichischen Landesregierung für die Referate Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung, Frauen und Jugend

Viktor SIGL

Upper Austrian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour, Linz

 Einzelkaufmannslehre und Ablegung der Konzessionsprüfung für das Reisebürogewerbe
seit 1977 Reisebüro- und Taxiunternehmer in Bad Kreuzen
seit 1979 Gemeinderat in Bad Kreuzen
1985-2006 Bürgermeister von Bad Kreuzen
1990-2000 Oberösterreichischer Landtagsabgeordneter
2000-2003 Präsident der Wirtschaftskammer Oberösterreich
seit 2001 Aufsichtsrat der OÖ. Technologie- und Marketinggesellschaft / aktuell Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender
seit 2003 Landesrat, aktuell zuständig für Wirtschaft, Tourismus, Arbeit, Europa, Sport, Raumordnung, Staatsbürgerschaft und Wahlen

Dr. Markus BAUER

Head, Innovation Bureau, Innovation Alliance of Karlsruhe Technology Region, Karlsruhe Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Karlsruhe

1998-2003 Studium Geoökologie, Universität Bayreuth
2004-2008 Forschung, Promotion (Mobilität von Arsen in Natursystemen)
2008-2011 Forschung, Projektkoordination ALCATRAP (Chem. Verfahrenstechnik, CO2-Abtrennung aus Rauchgasen)
seit 2012 Scientific Relations Manager, Abteilung Innovationsmanagement am Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Koordinator der Innovationsallianz für die Technologieregion Karlsruhe

Dr. rer. nat. Guenter CLAR

Director, Regional Strategies and Innovation, Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum, Stuttgart

1974-1981 University of Stuttgart, Ministry of Education
1981-1982 Visiting Professor Tong Ji University, Shanghai
1983-1985 Visiting Professor University S. Maria
1986 Advisor, Steinbeis-Foundation for Economic Development
1987-1989 Senior Planning Officer, GTZ, Eschborn
1989-1993 Team leader Environment Mgt Centre, Brazil
1993-1998 Vice-Director Center of Technology Assessment
1999-2003 Senior Advisor, European Commission, DG Research
since 2004 Director Regional Strategies & Innovation, SEZ

Robert LENDER

Adviser, Department Youth Policy, Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, Vienna

seit 1987 im Bundesdienst
1989-1990 Ministerbüro, Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Jugend und Familie
seit 1990 Abteilung Jugendpolitik im jeweiligen "Jugendressort"
1991-1993 Mobile Jugendinformation
1994-1997 Leiter des Referats für präventive Jugendarbeit
seit 1998 Referent für Gesundheitsförderung/Prävention, Partizipation und Informationsgesellschaft

DI Bruno LINDORFER

Managing Director, Oberösterreichische Technologie- und Marketinggesellschaft m.b.H., Linz

1981-1987 Sachbearbeiter Abteilung FAT ,VOEST-ALPINE AG, Linz
  ab 1985 Abteilungsleiter von GCT 5, Entwicklung technischer Systeme, Thermotechnik
1987-1990 Leiter CAE, Fa. ENGEL Maschinenbau GesmbH, Schwertberg / OÖ
 Seit 1990 VOEST-ALPINE Industrieanlagenbau GesmbH, Linz
  1990-1994 Auslandsaufenthalt in USA (Pittsburgh, Buffalo) im Rahmen einer großen F&E Kooperation der VAI
  bis 1996 Leiter TSC 6 Forschung und Entwicklung Stranggießtechnik
  seit 1996 Leiter TET, Technologieprogramme
  seit 1998 Globaler Bereichsleiter CI, Forschung und Entwicklung der VAI Gruppe, Prokura
seit 2006 Globaler Senior Vice President Research & Development, Siemens VAI Metals Technologies GmbH & Co, Linz
seit 2008 Geschäftsführer, O.Ö. Technologie- und Marketing Gesellschaft mbH, Linz
seit 2011 Zusätzlich (in Personalunion) Geschäftsführer der neu gegründeten OÖ Innovationsholding GmbH

Dipl.-Pol. Marc MÜHLECK

Staff Member, Innovation Alliance of Karlsruhe TechnologyRegion, Karlsruhe Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Karlsruhe

2003-2008 Studium der Politikwissenschaft, Universität Bamberg
2008-2011 Doktorand; Graduiertenkolleg "Märkte und Sozialräume in Europa", Universität Bamberg
Dozent; Lehrstuhl für Internationale Beziehungen, Universität Bamberg
 Seit 2011 Referent Technologie / IT, IHK Karlsruhe

Dr. Claire NAUWELAERS

International Expert on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Brussels

 Claire NAUWELAERS is an independent Policy Analyst and Governmental Adviser, specialised in research and innovation policy, working in an international environment. She has 30 years of experience in this field and a wide network of contacts with experts, academics and policy-makers. Until 2011 she was working on innovation as a policy analyst in the Regional Development Policy Division at OECD. Previously, she was Research Director at UNU-MERIT, the University of Maastricht and United Nations University, in charge of the research team:  Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation». She started her career as researcher within two academic teams (the Interdisciplinary Centre in Regional Development, and the Interdisciplinary Centre Law-Economics) at the University of Louvain in Belgium, where she was in charge of research projects dealing with economic development and innovation.
 Her main areas of research and expertise revolve around the analysis and policy advice about the functioning of research and innovation systems, notably at the regional level. She is working on policy development, analysis and evaluation in the areas of Research, Technological Development and Innovation in response to needs from the European Commission, national and regional authorities. She is member of Scientific Steering Committees of several Research Networks, part of policy review teams, and is regularly invited as expert in High-Level Expert groups for the European Commission or Member States. She has published numerous books and articles on policy aspects of research, technology and innovation.

Linco NIEUWENHUYZEN

Strategy Advisor on Regional Innovation and Economic Development, Brainport Development, Eindhoven

2001-2007 Technology Management at Eindhoven University of Technology
2007-2010 Monitoring Specialist, Brainport Operations BV
since 2010 Strategy Advisor, Brainport Development

Thomas SAMHABER

Managing Director, ILD Temper-Samhaber, St. Martin

 Studies of German Philology, History, IT technology, Vienna
1987 permanent residence in the Waldviertel
 Studies and lectures regarding the opening of the borders
 Reginal Developer, Moderator and cultural Manager
since 2002 Manager, Business Consulting Agency ILD
since 2008 NÖ Jugendkongress-Lower Austrian youth congress

Mag. Dr. Christian HARTMANN

Head of Research Group, Technology, Foresight and Planning, Centre for Economic and Innovation Research, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Graz

 Christian Hartmann joined Joanneum Research in November 1996 as a researcher in the field of technology and innovation policy. He is holding a Ph.D. in economics from the Karl-Franzens-University Graz. In his work he is currently heading the research group  technology, foresight and planning at the Centre for Economic and Innovation Research.
 Christian Hartmann has conducted qualitative and quantitative research on R&D and innovation issues in Europe at regional, national and transnational level. In the framework of project related work he is strongly involved in regional and sectoral innovation system research and the development of smart specialisation strategies.

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

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