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08: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Reurbanisation of Production

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

The factory of the 21st century is no longer predicated on the exploitation of resources in low-cost locations, but on maximum digitisation and hypercomplexity in densely populated, highly industrialised cities. Production is returning to the city. What does that mean for people, society and the economy?

Director, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
Economist, Philosopher, Scientist and Author
Chief Financial Officer, Josef Manner & Comp AG, Vienna
Managing Director, Vienna Business Agency. A fund of the city of Vienna.
Chief Executive Officer, wien 3420 aspern development AG, Vienna

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
1982
1984-1987
1991
1993-2000
1996-1998
1997
2000-2004
since 1992
since 2000
2002
since 2005
since 2006

MA Christine AX

Economist, Philosopher, Scientist and Author

Referatsleitung, Umweltbehörde Hamburg Ausbildung als Journalistin Referatsleiterin, Umweltministerium Bremen Leitung, Zukunftswerkstatt der Handwerkskammer Hamburg Gründung und Leitung des Instituts für Produktdauer-Forschung Hamburg Beratung, Forschung und Entwicklung, Autorin
1980-1983
1982-1984
1984
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seit 2009

Mag. Albin HAHN

Chief Financial Officer, Josef Manner & Comp AG, Vienna

Mag.rer.soc.oec., University of Economics and Business, Vienna Several jobs in Vienna and the Netherlands Director of Finance and Taxation, Unilever Pensionskassen AG/ Unilever Pension Fund, Vienna Finance Director, Eskimo-Iglo Ges.m.b.H. Finance Director BU Frozen Food Europe, Unilever N.V. Chief Financial Officer, Austria Frost Ges.m.b.H. & 11er Nahrungsmittel Ges.m.b.H. Finance Director, Frenzel*** Austria Frost Ges.m.b.H. Head of Finance and Controlling, Josef Manner & Comp. AG, Vienna
1978-1984
1984-1991
1991-1993
1993-1999
1999-2004
2004-2005
2006
2007

Mag. Gerhard HIRCZI

Managing Director, Vienna Business Agency. A fund of the city of Vienna.

Consultant, Department of Economic Coordination, Austrian Federal Chancellery Economic Advisor to the Federal Chancellor of Austria, Austrian Federal Chancellery Secretary General and Spokesman, Siemens Group Austria Head of Personnel Development, Siemens Group Austria Vice President, Human Resources, Siemens Group Austria Vice President, Human Resources, Siemens Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
1986-1988
1988-1997
1997-1999
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2000-2008
2008-2009

Dr. Gerhard SCHUSTER

Chief Executive Officer, wien 3420 aspern development AG, Vienna

Studies of Law, University of Salzburg Labour and Welfare Law Advisor, Lower Austrian Chamber of Labour Head of Department Consumer Protection, Federal Ministry of Environment Protection Housing Finance Expert and Managing Director of S-Wohnbauträger, ERSTE Bank Chief Executive Officer, BUWOG - Bauen und Wohnen GmbH
1978-1982
1983-1985
1985-1995
1995-2012
1996-2013

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Cause Social
12:00 - 12:30 Opening Plenary
12:30 - 14:00 Changing World – Changing Ways Plenary
14:10 - 14:45 Meet the Speaker: Robin Chase Plenary
14:10 - 14:45 Meet the Speaker: Cesar Hidalgo Plenary
14:30 - 16:00 Market Economy – Reinvent or Reboot? Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 ecoplus Lower Austria Evening Social
16:30 - 18:00 Fireside Talk “Future of Europe – Future of the European Economy” Partner
18:00 - 19:30 Migration – Opportunity and Challenge Plenary
19:30 - 20:30 Illuminating Alpbach Social

31.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast South Korea – Education Is the Key Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast Georgia – Ways Out of Corruption Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Country Breakfast Israel – the Country of Start-Ups Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 16th management club Business Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Digital Employees – Have No Fear, Technology Is Here Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: The European Data Economy Needs a New Enlightenment! Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: Crowdsourcing – If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone!? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: Motivate and Regulate – Behavioural Economics as a New Approach in Politics Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: Online Platforms – New Working Conditions in the Digital Age Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: New Values, New Ambitions? How Traditional Leadership Is Challenged by Millennials Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: FinTechs, Crowdfunding and Online Consultancy – a Change for the Whole Financial Industry? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 11: The Power and Myth of Creativity Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: The Role of a Modern State for the Economy and Society Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Regional Hidden Champions: Ready for the Future? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 10: Digital Transformation Through Business Model Innovation Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: The 4th Industrial Revolution – Reurbanisation of Production Breakout
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch Reception Social
11:45 - 12:45 World.Economy.Austria. Successful Ideas for Our Country Partner
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 21: Opinion Making Between Transparency and Headline Fever Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 15: Leadership & Responsibility – How Responsible Leaders Do Good and Irresponsible Leaders Create Havoc Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 18: The Energy Transition – a Test for Our Economic System Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 16: Stay Innovative – the Example of Light Weight Design Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 13: Where Fear Reigns, Reason Fades Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 14: Big Data – a Vision of the Future, or: the End of Coincidence? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 19: Quo Vadis Digital Europe/Austria? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 20: Hands on Jam Session – Business as Unusual: Open Innovation and Service Design Thinking Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 17: Live or Let Die? The Evolution of the Economy – Darwinism Mixes Up the Markets Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 12: International Trade – Past, Present, Future Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 22: Transparency – Cui Bono? Breakout
16:30 - 18:00 Switch – Changing Culture, Changing Business? Plenary
17:00 - 18:30 Myths and Facts. How Is it with the Austrian Economic and Social System? Partner

31.08.-30.08.2016

Magenta Night Social

01.09.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Fully Connected – Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? – Peter Drucker Morning Session Plenary
07:00 - 08:30 Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in Comparison Plenary
10:40 - 11:15 Meet the Speaker: Philipp Blom Plenary
10:40 - 11:15 Meet the Speaker: Lung Yingtai Plenary
14:30 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner