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The current status of the Lisbon Process

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Former European Commissioner for Internal Market, Financial Services and Taxation and Former European Commissioner for Competition, European Commission, Brussels; President, Bocconi University, Milan
Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, and Vice-Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
Scientific Director, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK), Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Düsseldorf
Senior Expert, PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Frankfurt; Member of the Advisory Body "Innovation for Growth", European Commission, Brussels
Senior Vice President, Economist Group

Prof. Dr. Mario MONTI

Former European Commissioner for Internal Market, Financial Services and Taxation and Former European Commissioner for Competition, European Commission, Brussels; President, Bocconi University, Milan

 Mario Monti is president of Bocconi University, Milan. He is also European chairman of the Trilateral Commission and honorary president of Bruegel, the European think-tank he launched in 2005. As the EU-appointed coordinator for the electricity interconnection between France and Spain, he brokered an agreement between the two heads of governments in June 2008. He was a member of the Attali Committee on French economic growth, set up by President Sarkozy (2007-2008). He was for ten years a member of the European Commission, in charge of the Internal market, Financial services and Tax policy (1995-1999), then of Competition (1999-2004). In addition to a number of high-profile cases (e.g. GE/Honeywell, Microsoft, the German Landesbanken), he introduced radical modernization reforms of EU antitrust and merger control and led, with the US authorities, the creation of the International Competition Network (ICN).
 Mr. Monti graduated from Bocconi and Yale University. Prior to joining the European Commission, he had been professor of economics and rector at Bocconi University.

Dr. Reinhold MITTERLEHNER

Austrian Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy, and Vice-Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna

Studied Law in Linz (Dr. iur.); he also completed a post-graduate course in association management, Fribourg Worked for the Upper Austrian Economic Chamber, where his last position was Head of the Marketing Department Local Councillor, Ahorn Secretary General, Austrian Economic League (Wirtschaftsbund), Vienna Member, Austrian Parliament Deputy Secretary General, Austrian Economic Chamber Chairman, Economic and Industrial Affairs Committee of the Austrian Parliament Federal Minister of Economy, Family and Youth of the Republic of Austria, Vienna Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
1974-1980
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2008-2013
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Dr. Karl AIGINGER

Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna

Studies of Economics, University of Vienna Economic Researcher, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Visiting Professor, Stanford University, California Deputy Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Visiting Professor, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Massachusetts Member, Supervisory Board, ÖIAG - Österreichische Industrieholding, Vienna Deputy Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Visiting Professor, University of California, Los Angeles Deputy Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Honorary Professor, Industrial Economics & Economic Policies, Johannes Kepler University Linz Editor, Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade together with Marcel Canoy Visiting Professor, Research and Lecturing, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna Professor for Economic Policy, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
1966-1970
since 1970
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PD Dr. Gustav A. HORN

Scientific Director, Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK), Hans-Böckler-Foundation, Düsseldorf

Studies of economics at the University of Bonn (North-Rhine Westphalia), degree: Diplom-Volkswirt (1979) DAAD scholarship at the London School of Economics, degree: Master of Science (1981) Assistant lecturer for applied economic research at the University of Konstanz Research associate at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), doctoral degree (Dr. rer. oec.) at Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) Interim Head of the Department of Macro Analysis and Forecasting at DIW Head of the Department of Macro Analysis and Forecasting at DIW Habilitation at TU Berlin Director of the Macroeconomic Policy Institute (IMK) at Hans-Böckler Foundation Professor (external) of Economics at the University of Flensburg Advisor to the European Parliament Member of the commission of the political executive of the SocialdemocraticParty in Germany (SPD) for regulation of financial markets Professor (external) of Economics at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Member of the economic council at the party chairman of the Socialdemocratic Party in Germany (SPD)
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Dipl. Ing. Phys. and Dipl. VWL Matthias KOLLATZ-AHNEN

Senior Expert, PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Frankfurt; Member of the Advisory Body "Innovation for Growth", European Commission, Brussels

Gruppenleiter und stellv. Abteilungsleiter, Landesentwicklungsministerium in Hessen Geschäftsführer bzw. Vorstand, Landestreuhandstelle Hessen sowie der Investitionsbank Hessen, Frankfurt und Wiesbaden Vorstand in der Europäischen Investitionsbank, Luxemburg
1991-1995
1996-2006
2006-2012

Dr. Daniel THORNILEY

Senior Vice President, Economist Group

 Since 1986 he worked at Economist Group in Vienna.
 He is the senior consultant, public speaker and chairman of events for the Economist Group on global business issues and emerging markets.
 He is the senior consultant to 250 Western MNC client companies and each year writes 10 position papers on business issues which are sent to 2 500 executive clients.
 Each year he makes as many as 65 speeches to client audiences. He is also regarded as an accomplished dinner speaker.
 He is a speaker for Thought Leaders International and a guest speaker at Executive MBA courses for the Universities of Chicago, Oxford and Budapest.

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