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The City of the Future – Demographics and Sustainability

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language
Professor, Mathematical Economics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Country General Manager, IBM Österreich Internationale Büromaschinen Gesellschaft mbH, Vienna
Co-Founder, Design Principal and Chief Executive Officer, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Vienna
Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati, architecture design office, Turin; Director, SENSEable City Laboratory, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Professor in Regional Economics and in Economic Geography, Faculty of Economics, VU University Amsterdam

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. MA Alexia FÜRNKRANZ-PRSKAWETZ

Professor, Mathematical Economics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

Diploma, Technical Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Fulbright Scholar, M.A. in Economics, University of Chicago Doctorate, Technical Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Research Assistant, ÖAW - Austrian Academy of Sciences and Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Habilitation, Venia in "Population Economics and Applied Econometrics" Max Kade Post-Doctorate, University of California, Berkeley Head of Research Group on Population, Economy and Environment, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock Vienna Institute of Demography, ÖAW - Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Deputy Director, Vienna Institute of Demography, ÖAW - Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Professor, Mathematical Economics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Director, Research Training, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital Head, Institute of Mathematical Methods in Economics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna Research Associate, IIASA - International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg
1989
1990-1991
1992
1992-1998
1998
1997-1998
1998-2003
2003-2007
since 2003
since 2008
since 2011
2012-2014
since 2013

Mag. Tatjana OPPITZ

Country General Manager, IBM Österreich Internationale Büromaschinen Gesellschaft mbH, Vienna

Client Representative, Public Sector, IBM Customer Services Executive, IBM Global Services Manager Tivoli Sales, Software Group, IBM Austria Manager of Software Group, IBM Austria Executive Assistant to VP, SWG EMEA, IBM Director of WebSphere Business Integration Sales, EMEA, IBM Director of WebSphere Sales, Central Region, IBM Director of Public Sector CEMAAS, IBM General Business Enterprise Sales Executive for CEEMEA, IBM General Business Enterprise Sales Executive for CEE, IBM
 Studies of Commercial Science at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
1995-1998
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000-2003
2003-2004
2004
2005
2005-2008
2009-2010
2010

Dr. Wolf D. PRIX

Co-Founder, Design Principal and Chief Executive Officer, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Vienna

Opening COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Vienna Opening COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Los Angeles Opening COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Mexiko Adjunct Professor, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Adjunct Professor, SCI-Arc - Southern Californian Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles
 Studierte an der Technischen Universität Wien, der Architectural Association in London und dem Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI Arc) in Los Angeles
1968
1988
1999
1984
1990
1985-1995

Ph.D. Carlo RATTI

Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati, architecture design office, Turin; Director, SENSEable City Laboratory, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

High school degree with science concentration at Liceo Segrè, Turin MSc Degree (Diplôme) at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris MSc Degree (Laurea) cum laude in Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino,Turin MPhil in Environmental Design in Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK PhD in Architecture, The Martin Centre, University of Cambridge, UK Ingénieur de l'Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées (France), government decree 1996 Architects Registration Board ARB, United Kingdom Member of the Italian Institute of Chartered Engineers
1988-1989
1989-1995
1989-1995
1995-1996
1998-2001
since 1996
since 1998
since 1999
 Currently:
 Director, Senseable city laboratory, MIT, Cambridge MA
 Director, MIT Italy Program, International Science and Technology Initiatives, MIT, Cambridge MA
 Co-Founder and Consultant, Superpedestrian (urban mobility start-up), Cambridge MA
 Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati , architecture design office, Turin

Ph.D. Peter NIJKAMP

Professor in Regional Economics and in Economic Geography, Faculty of Economics, VU University Amsterdam

Econometrics and Regional Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam Ph.D. in Regional Economics at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam Research Assistant, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Free University, Amsterdam Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam Chairman Department of Regional Economics, Free University, Amsterdam President of the EUROHORCs - European Heads of Research Councils Full Professor in Regional Economics and in Economic Geography, Faculty of Economics, Free University, Amsterdam
1964-1970
1972
1969-1970
1970-1973
1973-1975
1973-1978
1975-2002
2005-2007
since 1975
 Member of several Editorial Boards of Scientific Journals, e.g.: International Journal of Development Planning Literature, Ecological Economics, Indian Journal of Regional Science, Geographical Systems
 Guest Professorships (Selection): University of Gothenburg, Sweden; University of Osaka, Japan; Boston University, Boston, USA; National Technical University, Athens, Greece
 Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; University of Naples, Italy

Technology Forum

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25.08.2011

08:00 - 10:30Technology Brunch Hosted by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:10Welcome statementPlenary
11:10 - 11:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2011Plenary
11:30 - 12:15Opening SpeechesPlenary
12:15 - 13:40New Ways of InnovationPlenary
14:00 - 14:50The Cancer Genome: Challenge and PromisePlenary
14:50 - 15:45CybercrimePlenary
18:00 - 19:30The City of the Future – Demographics and SustainabilityPlenary
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 ForumSocial

26.08.2011

07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: The Future of High-Tech Production in EuropeBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: The Future of Urban MobilityBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP): An Instrument for Creating InnovationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: The Efficiency of RTI InvestmentsBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: Urban Europe, Urban Technologies – The City in the 21st CenturyBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Food Security and Distributive JusticeBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Research Promotion Followed by Financial Bottleneck?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: Research in the Classroom: New Ways of Learning in Natural SciencesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Simple – Functional – Trendy? Technological Solutions for Old and YoungBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 10: IT – Challenging the Present, Defining the Future!Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 11: The Digital City of TomorrowBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 12: Design Thinking and Open Innovation – The Customer is KingBreakout
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: New Ways of Internationalisation? European Strategies for the Globalisation of Research and InnovationBreakout
14:00 - 15:45Natural Science Education for Future GenerationsPlenary
16:15 - 17:30Frontier Technologies – A Gateway to the Future in cooperation with the European Research CouncilPlenary

27.08.2011

07:30 - 09:00International Year of ChemistryPlenary
09:20 - 10:10The Future of the InternetPlenary
10:10 - 11:05The Physics of SuperheroesPlenary
11:05 - 11:15Closing StatementPlenary
11:15 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial