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The World in 2040 – Trends and Outlooks

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of Finance of the Republic of Poland; Professor of Economics, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw Key Note
President, The Foundation on Economic Trends, Washington, D.C. Key Note
Correspondent, Israel and Palestine Territories, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Tel Aviv Chair

Prof. Leszek BALCEROWICZ

Former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of Finance of the Republic of Poland; Professor of Economics, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw

1989-1991 Deputy Prime Minister of Poland; Minister of Finance of Poland, Warsaw
1995-2000 President, Freedom Union, Warsaw
1997-2000 Deputy Prime Minister of Poland; Minister of Finance; President of the Economic Committee of the Council of Ministers, Warsaw
2001-2007 Governor, Central Bank of Poland, Warsaw

Jeremy RIFKIN

President, The Foundation on Economic Trends, Washington, D.C.

 Jeremy Rifkin is the author of The New York Times best selling book "The Third Industrial Revolution, How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy, the Economy, and the World". Mr. Rifkin is an adviser to the European Union and to heads of state around the world. He is a senior lecturer at the Wharton School's Executive Education Program at the University of Pennsylvania and the president of the Foundation on Economic Trends in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Alexandra FÖDERL-SCHMID

Correspondent, Israel and Palestine Territories, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Tel Aviv

 Alexandra Föderl-Schmid, born in 1971, has been with the Süddeutsche Zeitung since September 2017 and reports on Israel and the Palestinian territories. Before that, she was editor-in-chief for ten years and later co-editor of the Austrian daily newspaper Der Standard and the news portal derStandard.at. She has studied journalism, political science and history and earned her doctorate on the dual broadcasting system in Germany. Furthermore, she was 2005 Reuters/APA-Geiringer-Fellow in Oxford. She was awarded with the Austrian Kurt-Vorhofer-Prize for politcal journalism, the Constitutional Award and the Ari-Rath-Prize. In addition, she was instrumental in the reestablishment of the Press Council in Austria.

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