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Cyber Physical Systems

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Not only do electronic devices, machines and power grids increasingly develop into intelligent systems; they also build very complex cyber-physical systems via IT networks, e.g. the internet cloud. What can these systems offer in the era of Industry 4.0, how are they built, who controls them and for what purposes should they better not be used?

Professor and Head, Institute of Computer Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Joseph Moore Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Innovative Factory Systems Department - German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI
Senior Vice President for Research and Dean, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Rochester; Director, Minerals Technologies Incorporated; Rochester

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. rer. nat. Radu GROSU

Professor and Head, Institute of Computer Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

Dipl.-Ing., Computer Science, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca System Engineer, Electronic Computing Centre, Cluj Scientific Researcher, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität München Dr. rer. nat, Computer Science, Technische Universität München Scientific Assistant, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität München Research Associate, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Computer Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook Full Professor, Faculty of Informatics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
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Ph.D. George J. PAPPAS

Joseph Moore Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

B.S., Computer & Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY M.S., Computer & Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY Graduate Fellow, Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Ph.D, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Professor, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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Dr.-Ing. Detlef ZÜHLKE

Director, Innovative Factory Systems Department - German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI

Electrical Engineering RWTH Aachen Researcher at WZL / RWTH Aachen PhD RWTH Aachen Lufthansa AG / Vice President Aircraft Maintenance Professor for Production Automation / TU Kaiserslautern
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Ph.D. M.Sc. B.Sc. Robert CLARK

Senior Vice President for Research and Dean, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Rochester; Director, Minerals Technologies Incorporated; Rochester

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Director, Center for Applied Control, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Associate Professor, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Chief Technology Officer, Imeron, Cary, North Carolina Professor, Duke University Jeffrey N. Vinik Professor, Duke University Director, Center for Biologically Inspired Materials and Material Systems, Duke University Senior Associate Dean for Research, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Secondary Appointment, Department of Biomedical Engineering Thomas Lord Professor of Engineering, Duke University Senior Associate Dean, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Chair, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University Dean, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University Professor, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Rochester Dean, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Rochester Director, Minerals Technologies Incorporated (MTX) Senior Vice President for Research, University of Rochester
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Technology Symposium

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27.08.2015

08:00 - 10:30 Technology Brunch Social
11:00 - 11:10 Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2015 Plenary
11:10 - 12:00 RTI Policy Talk Plenary
12:00 - 13:30 Living with the Machine in the Future Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 Cyber Physical Systems Plenary
17:45 - 19:15 Regional Debate Central Eastern Europe Plenary
19:15 - 21:30 Career Lounge Social
19:15 - 21:30 Evening Reception Social

28.08.2015

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 - 08:30 Bioeconomy Plenary
08:50 - 10:15 Complexity Science Plenary
10:15 - 11:00 Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout Session Social
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 03: Human Enhancement Technologies: Amplifying or Reducing Inequality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 14: Virtual Learning: InEquality in Education? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 02: Bio-Economy in Action: National Bio-Economy Strategies in Comparison Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 01: 2015: The End of Energy Revolution Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 07: Games of InEquality Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 13: Truth and Reality: The Importance of Models in Economy, Science and Philosophy Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 10: Energy Transition: Same Goal – Different Ways Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from Diversity Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 08: Physical Internet: A Seismic Shift for Logistics and Mobility Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 05: Market Upheavals: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation? Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED Lighting Breakout
11:00 - 16:00 Breakout Session 04: Research Promotion at the Interfaces of Risk, Creativity and Mainstream Breakout
18:00 - 19:30 Urban Innovators Challenge – Start Up Your Company Partner

29.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30 MIT and its Media Lab, Special Guest at this Year’s Technology Symposium Plenary
08:30 - 09:30 InEquality: The New Silk Road Plenary
09:50 - 11:15 Art, Design and Architecture as a Laboratory of Digital Modernity Plenary
11:15 - 11:30 Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology Symposium Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Snack Reception Social