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The frontiers of science [in cooperation with the Institute of Science and Technology Austria]

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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in englischer Sprache
George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge
Vice-president storage systems development, IBM Corporation, New York
Professor of Physics, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson
Verwaltungsratspräsident und Delegierter, MS Management Service AG, St. Gallen Chair

Ph.D. Gerald GABRIELSE

George Vasmer Leverett Professor of Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge

 Studied Physics at the University of Chicago
1978 Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Washington
1985 Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Washington
1986 Associate Professor of Physics, University of Washington

Dr. Krishna NATHAN

Vice-president storage systems development, IBM Corporation, New York

1983-1987 Systems Engineer on the Shuttle Imaging Radar - B (SIR-B), JET PROPULSION LABORATORY, NASA
1990 Ph.D. in Engineering (Electrical Sciences) in the Laboratory for Engineering Man/Machine Systems,
  Division of Engineering
1992-1997 Researcher, Manager, Handwriting Algorithms
1997-1999 Senior Manager, Consumer Devices
1999-2001 Director, Consumer Voice Systems, head of IBM s consumer speech effort
2001-2002 Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chairman of the Board, IBM Corporate Headquaters
since 2002 Director, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory
since 2004 Vice-president Services and Director, Zurich Research Laboratory
since 2006 Vice-president Technology, IBM

Ph.D. Wolfgang RINDLER

Professor of Physics, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson

1945 B.Sc.
1947 M.Sc., University of Liverpool
1947-1949 Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Liverpool
1949-1956 Lecturer in Mathematics, University of London
1956 Ph.D. Imperial College, London
1956-1963 Instructor (2 yr) Assistant Prof. (5 yr) of Mathematics, Cornell University
1961-1962 Guest Professorship, King's College London
1963-1969 Asso. Prof. (3 yr), Prof. (3 yr), Southwest Center for Advanced Studies
1968-1969 Guest Professorship, University of Rome (La Sapienza)
since 1969 Professor of Physics, The University of Texas at Dallas
1975 and 1987 Guest Professorship, University of Vienna
1990 By-Fellowship, Churchill College, Cambridge

Dr. h.c. Wolfgang SCHÜRER

Verwaltungsratspräsident und Delegierter, MS Management Service AG, St. Gallen

 Studium der Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften an der Universität St. Gallen
 Gründer der Internationalen Managementgespräche an der Universität St. Gallen
 Verwaltungsratspräsident und Delegierter der MS Management Service AG, St. Gallen (Internationale Beratung mit den Schwerpunkten Strategie, Risiko- und Issue-Management sowie Regulatory Affairs)

Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2007

08:00 - 21:00Presentation of the three Christian Doppler Laboratories concerning allergiesCulture
08:00 - 10:00Technology brunch hosted by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:20Welcome addressPlenary
11:20 - 12:00OpeningPlenary
12:00 - 14:00Global warmingPlenary
14:30 - 16:15The frontiers of science [in cooperation with the Institute of Science and Technology Austria]Plenary
18:00 - 19:30Looking insidePlenary
19:30 - 21:30Reception hosted by Alcatel-Lucent AustriaSocial

24.08.2007

07:00 - 12:30Working Group 01: The risk and the new – ‘risk governance’Breakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 02: The changing industrial landscape  challenges, opportunities, strategiesBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 03: Climate change and risk governance – the role of research, science and innovationBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 05: New initiatives and models of the 7th EU Framework Programme on Research to enhance European competitiveness – European technology platforms from the Austrian and the European points of viewBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 05: The end of IT-innovation – the growth opportunity for Europe?Breakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 06: The impact of climate change on mobility – challenges for infrastructure and private transportBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 07: Design by nature – nature’s contribution to industrial progressBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 08: Smart WellbeingBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 09: The five sensesBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 10: Technology transfer in European regionsBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 11: The phenomenon of Second Life – the creation of a new world?Breakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kidsBreakout
07:30 - 13:30Special event: Bulgaria and Romania as partners in EUropean science and researchBreakout
13:00 - 14:30Regions and global competitionPlenary
14:30 - 16:00The future – dream or realityPlenary
16:30 - 18:00The five sensesPlenary
18:00 - 21:30Reception hosted by the Province of Lower AustriaSocial

25.08.2007

07:00 - 08:00What changed?Plenary
08:00 - 09:00SecurityPlenary
09:30 - 10:00Junior Alpbach and Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach 2007Plenary
10:00 - 11:00Science & technology, entrepreneurship & societyPlenary
11:00 - 11:20A look back and a view aheadPlenary
11:20 - 12:30Reception hosted by Microsoft AustriaSocial