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Europe’s Economy and the Next Generation

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Which changes in the business world do young Europeans expect and how are they adapting their businesses in order to deal with these challenges? Young entrepreneurs will present their ideas for a sustainable economy and society. Together with politicians they will examine what kind of environment is necessary to support entrepreneurship.

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, WHATCHADO GMBH, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, RUFFBOARDS Sportartikel GmbH, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Damia GmbH and Universnatur GmbH, Hannover
Former European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion; Mercator Senior Fellow, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
Former Minister of European Affairs of the Italian Republic; Professor of European Union Law, LUISS School of Government, Rome
Professor of economics; leader in sustainable development; senior UN advisor; bestselling author; syndicated columnist, New York
Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

B.Sc. Ali MAHLODJI

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, WHATCHADO GMBH, Vienna

Production Assistant for Chinese medicine, Mag. Doskar - Pharmaceutical Products, Vienna Graduation with diploma, Software Engineering, SAP, JAVA, MDA, Austria College for IT/Business administration "HTL Spengergasse", Vienna SAP-Project Assistant, Wien Energie GmbH, Vienna Project Coordinator for Central East and Europe/MID-Region, Sun Microsystems Community (Civilian) Service, Flüchtlingsintegrationsdienst DIAKONIE Österreich, Vienna Student, University of Applied Sciences, Technikum Vienna IC Technology Consultant, Siemens IT Solutions and Services Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Information- and Communication Systems and -services, Fachhochschule Technikum Wien Global Systems Engineer, Sun Microsystems Project Manager - Web2.0, interactive Media, Social Media Super-Fi
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Mag.a Melanie RUFF

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, RUFFBOARDS Sportartikel GmbH, Vienna

PhD in History, University of Vienna and Stuttgart
2008-2013

Array Armin STEUERNAGEL

Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Damia GmbH and Universnatur GmbH, Hannover

Founder of a mail order company: waldorfshop Universnatur GmbH B.A. PPE (Politics, Philosophy and Economicy), University of Witten/Herdecke Visiting Student at Oxford University, New College Member of the German Delegation to the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit Board Member of Democracy International Member of Supervisory Board SG Witten/Herdecke Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Damia GmbH, which sells under the brand "Mogli" organic food for children in supermarkets in Germany and Asia and Australia
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László ANDOR

Former European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion; Mercator Senior Fellow, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Scholarship, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo Scholarship, Department of War Studies, King' s College, London Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Rutgers University, New Jersey Expert, Budgetary and Finance Committee, Hungarian National Assembly Advisor, SAPRI - Structural Adjustment Participatory Review, World Bank Associate Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest and the King Sigismund College, Budapest Széchenyi Professorship Grant NIAS - Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Wassenaar Advisor, Prime Minister' s Office, Budapest Member, Board of Directors, Koping-Datorg Rt, Budapest Member, Board of Directors , European Bank for Reconstruction and Development representing Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Croatia, London
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Enzo MOAVERO MILANESI

Former Minister of European Affairs of the Italian Republic; Professor of European Union Law, LUISS School of Government, Rome

Degree in Law, University of Rome La Sapienza Lieutenant, Guardia di Finanza Legal practice in a law firm of international law, Rome Attorney (Procuratore legale), after state exam and legal practice Certificate in Community Law, College of Europe, Bruges Certificate of the Academy of American and International Law, International and Comparative Law Center (UTD, USA) Official, Directorate General for Competition, European Commission Cabinet of Vice-President F. Pandolfi, European Commission Head of the Secretariat for Community Affairs, Secretariat General of the Italian Prime Minister Office; Member of the Committee for the coordination of Italian economic policy with Community policy; Member of the Committee of expert for the Government Programme; Member of the Enquiry committee on poverty and social exclusion Adviser, Secretariat General, European Commission Chef de cabinet, Cabinet of Commissioner M. Monti, European Commission Director, Directorate General for Competition, Directorate D: Services, European Commission Minister of European Affairs of the Republic of Italy
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Dr. Jeffrey D. SACHS

Professor of economics; leader in sustainable development; senior UN advisor; bestselling author; syndicated columnist, New York

Staff Assistant to the Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopolies, Judiciary Committee of the United States Senate Staff Assistant to United States Senator Phillip A. Hart Student Intern at Federal Research Board, Washington, DC Visiting Scholar, Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Cambridge, MA Research Associate, Falk Institute of Economic Research, Jerusalem, Israel, Collaboration with Michael Bruno Visiting Research Associate, London School of Economics Consultant, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC Consultant, OECD - Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and Visiting Professor, Ecole des Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris Galen L. Stone Professor of International Trade, Harvard University (Assistant Professor, 1980-1982, Associate Professor, 1982-1983, Full Professor 1984-2002) Visiting Professor, Institute of World Economics, Kiel Visiting Scholar, Bank of Japan and Japan Ministry of Finance, Tokyo Visiting Professor of Macroeconomic Policy, WIDER - World Institute of Development Economics,Research, United Nations University, Helsinki Founder and Chair, Executive Committee, Institute of Economic Analysis, Moscow Director, Harvard Institute for International Development, Cambridge, MA Director, Center for International Development, Harvard University Member, International Financial Institutions Advisory Commission appointed by U.S. Congress Chair, Commission on Macroeconomics and Health for the World Health Organization, Geneva Special Advisor to U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan on Millennium Development Goals; Director, United Nations Millennium Project Director, The Earth Institute and Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Colombia University, New York Special Advisor to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon on Millenium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals
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 Current functions:
 Director, Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University, New York
 Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres
 University Professor, Columbia University, New York
 Director, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
 Distinguished Fellow, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
 Co-Founder and Director, Millennium Promise
 Founder and Chair, SDG USA
 Economic Advisor to governments in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia
 Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA
 Member, Brookings Panel of Economists, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC
 Co-Chair, Asian Economic Panel of Economists

Mag.a Rosa LYON

Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

Different jobs, from doctor´s to tax consultant office, from parliament to marketing company Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Radio Österreich 1, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Zeit-im-Bild, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
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Economic Symposium

show timetable

26.08.2014

12:00 - 12:10OpeningPlenary
12:10 - 13:40New Goals for the EconomyPlenary
14:10 - 15:40The End of Conventional WisdomPlenary
15:40 - 16:00Political CornerPlenary
16:30 - 17:30Umverteile und herrsche. Wem gehört der Wohlstand?Partner
18:00 - 19:30Learning from the Care EconomyPlenary
19:30 - 20:30Smart Blue HourSocial
20:30 - 21:45Cello Goes Tango or Cello Goes South AmericaCulture

27.08.2014

06:00 - 06:4514th management club Business Breakfast “Österreich braucht Europa”Partner
07:00 - 08:10Global Division of Labour – How Can Europe Prosper?Plenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Hayek vs Keynes: The Most Important Liberal EconomistsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: A New Economic and Competition Model for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Critical Success Factors of Entrepreneurial EducationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: Intellectual Property – A System at the Crossroads?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: US Focus Back on Industry – Blessing or Curse for Europe?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: Clash of Generations – Corporate Cultures Put to the Test by New Working EnvironmentsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Re-IndustrialisationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Work to Live, or Live to Work? – Changing Working EnvironmentsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: Putting User Innovation to WorkBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: The Future of Corporate Learning – What Makes Businesses Successful?Breakout
10:10 - 10:30Political CornerPlenary
11:30 - 12:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 11: The EU’s Energy and Climate Policy – A Threat to Our Industries?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 12: Inequality Before and After the Financial CrisisBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 13: Schengen for Data: What Is Necessary, What Is Feasible?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 14: Good Is the Enemy of Great – What Distinguishes Leading Enterprises from Others?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 15: Room for CreativityBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 16: Business Development Based on Design ThinkingBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 17: The Key to Innovation – People, Mindset, TechnologiesBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 18: Sharing Economy – Cooperatives in the 21st CenturyBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 19: The Economic Future of EuropeBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 20: From Wallet to Smartphone – Challenges and Opportunities of the Digital World of FinanceBreakout
16:00 - 17:30Peter Drucker Special Lecture: Property or Communities? The Upcoming Challenge for CompaniesPlenary
19:00 - 20:00Don’t Mind the GapCulture
20:00 - 22:00Magenta NightSocial

28.08.2014

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with: Alexa L. WesnerPartner
06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with: Franz FischlerPartner
06:30 - 07:00“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:00The Economy According to the MediaPlenary
08:00 - 08:30Cooperation in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:20Europe’s Economy and the Next GenerationPlenary
10:20 - 10:30ClosingPlenary
20:00 - 21:30Brunnhilde – DJanes NightCulture