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The battle for brains

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Honorarprofessor für Europäische und Internationale Forschungs- und Technologiekooperation, Technische Universität Wien
President of the Academic Council, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Albania, Tirana
Rector, University of Vienna
Member, Advisory Committee, Financial Market Symposium, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Hon.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.h.c. Manfred HORVAT

Honorarprofessor für Europäische und Internationale Forschungs- und Technologiekooperation, Technische Universität Wien

 Studium des Maschinenbaus an der TU Wien
1972-1980 Universitätsassistent für Strömungslehre an der TU Wien
1975-2001 Universitätslektor, TU Wien und Universität Linz
1980-1993 Leiter des Außeninstitutes der TU Wien (erste österreichische universitäre Einrichtung für Weiterbildung,
  Kooperation Wissenschaft-Wirtschaft sowie für internationale Forschungs- und Bildungsprogramme)
seit 1981 Koordinator, Conference of Rectors and Presidents of European Universities of Technology
1992-1994 Kellogg Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, UK
1993-2004 Direktor, Büro für Internationale Forschungs- und Technologiekooperation (BIT)
seit 1995 Durchführung gezielter Aktionen und Projekte zur Stärkung der Europäischen Forschungs- und Technologiekooperation mit Mittel- und Osteuropa
 Mitglied und Vorsitzender verschiedener Programm- und Evaluationsausschüsse im Bereich Forschung und
 technologische Entwicklung bei der Europäischen Kommission; z.B. 2006 Chairman, ERA-NET Expert Review Group
seit 2000 Koordinator verschiedener Initiativen und Projekte zur Integration der Westbalkanländer in die Europäische
  Forschungs- und Technologiekooperation
seit 2001 Honorarprofessor für Internationale und Europäische Forschungs- und Technologiekooperation,
  Technische Universität Wien
2001-2005 Mitglied, Wissenschafts- und Forschungsrat des Landes Salzburg
2004-2006 Direktor des Bereiches Europäische und Internationale Programme (EIP), Österreichische
  Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft (FFG)
seit 2006 Rapporteur, External Advisory Group "Research Potential", Europ. Kommission
seit 2006 Senior Advisor für Internationale Forschungskooperation, Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur
  und für International R&D Policy, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie
2007 Mitglied, Expert Groups zum Green Paper "European Research Area", Europäische Kommission

Prof., President of the Academic Council Andrei MARGA

President of the Academic Council, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca

1992-1993 Vice-Rector of Babe_-Bolyai University, Cluj
1997-2000 Minister of National Education of Romania
1993-2004 Rector, Babe_-Bolyai University (BBU), Cluj, Romania
1995-2001 Member of the Committee of Higher Education and Research, Council of Europe, Strasbourg
1998 Vice-president of the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education, Paris
1998-2004 Vice-chair of the CEPES UNESCO Board
since 2001 Member of the Kuratorium of the Institut für Kulturgeschichte Süd-Ost Europa, München (Germany)
2001-2003 Member of the International Advisory Commission of the University of Economics, Budapest (Hungary)
2001-2005 Member of the Board of the European University Association, Bruxelles
since 2004 President of the Academic Council of the Babe_-Bolyai University, Cluj (Romania)
2004-2010 Member of the Council of the United Nations University, Tokyo (Japan)
2004-2008 Member of the Collegium of the Magna Charta Observatory, Bologna (Italy)
2004-2005 President of the Danubian Rectors Conference
2005 Member of the Academia Europea, Jena (Germany)
since 2005 Member of the Advisory Board of the European Association for International Education, Amsterdam (Netherland)
since 2006 Member of the Academia Europea, Salzburg (Austria)
2006-2010 Honorary President of the Danubian Rectors Conference

Minister Genc POLLO

Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Albania, Tirana

1986-1988 Researcher, Academy of Science Tirana
1988 Post-Graduate Studies, University of Vienna
 Active participation in the founding of the Democratic Party at the end of the Communist rule
1992-1996 Advisor to the President of the Republic of Albania
since 2001 Chair of the New Democratic Party
since 2005 Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Albania

o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Georg WINCKLER

Rector, University of Vienna

 Studies at Princeton University and the University of Vienna
since 1978 Full Professor of Economics, University of Vienna; several appointments as Visiting Professor (i.a. Georgetown University, USA)
since 1999 Rector of the University of Vienna (re-elected 2003 and 2007)
2000-2005 President of the Austrian Rectors' Conference (re-elected 2001 and 2004)
2001-2005 Vice-President and Member of the Board of the European University Association (EUA), Brussels-Geneva
2005-2009 President of the European University Association (EUA), Brussels-Geneva

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainer MÜNZ

Member, Advisory Committee, Financial Market Symposium, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1979-1989 Research Fellow, Austrian Academy of Sciences
1980-1998 Lecturer, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt and University of Vienna
1986-1987 Visiting Professor, University of Bamberg
1986, 1989 and 1997-1998 Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley
1988-1989 Visiting Professor, University of Frankfurt am Main
1989-1997 Lecturer, Technical University, Vienna
1990-1992 Director, Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Science
1992 Visiting Professor, University of Zurich
1992-2003 Head, Department of Demography, Humboldt University, Berlin
1995, 1997 Visiting Professor, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
2000-2001 Visiting Professor, University of Vienna
2001-2002 Senior Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics of Finance, Technical University, Vienna
since 2003 Senior Fellow, HWWI - Hamburg Institute of International Economics
since 2005 Senior Researcher, Erste Group Bank AG
2008-2010 Member, Reflection Group Horizon 2020-2030, European Union
since 2009 Senior Fellow, Migration Policy Center, Washington, D.C.
since 2010 Visiting Professor, University of St. Gallen
since 2010 Member of the Advisory Committee, Alpbach Financial Market Symposium, Vienna

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