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11: The Power and Myth of Creativity

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

What is creativity? Which myths are associated with it? This workshop seeks to to shed light on the topic from the viewpoints of art, philosophy and neuroscience; further, aiming for a definition that includes the latest scientific findings, the expectations towards creativity, its ascribed capabilities and applications.

Speakers

Artist, Curator and Artistic Researcher, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Senior Scientist, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Graz
Philosopher; Research Assistant, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Artist, Curator and Artistic Researcher, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna Chair

Mag.a Ruth ANDERWALD

Artist, Curator and Artistic Researcher, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

since 1999 Independent Artist Duo Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond
2012-2016 Founder, Curator and Host of the nomadic screening and discussion series HASENHERZ, a.o. at CCA-Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2016), Videonale Bonn - Elektronenströme (2016), Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten Graz (2012-2014), Whitechapel Gallery London (2013), and Kunsthalle Vienna (2012)
since 2014 Artistic research project Dizziness-A Resource, edited by Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond, with Feyertag K., Jullien F., Katzmair H., Yass C., van t Zelfde J., Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

M.Sc. Ph.D. Mathias BENEDEK

Senior Scientist, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Graz

2005 Master of Science, Psychology, University of Graz
2007-2009 Researcher and Lecturer, Section General Psychology, University of Kiel
2009 PhD, Psychology, University of Kiel
since 2013 Senior Scientist, Department Psychology, University of Graz
2013-2015 Lecturer, University of Klagenfurt
2015 Venia docendi, Psychology, University of Graz

Dr.in Karoline FEYERTAG

Philosopher; Research Assistant, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

2003 MA in Philosophy, University of Vienna
since 2003 Freelance Translator (French/German) and Freelance Journalist
2004 Internship, Permanent Mission of Austria to the UNO, New York
2007-2008 IFK Junior Fellow, International Research Centre for Cultural Studies, Vienna
2008-2009 Visiting Fellow and IFK Fellow Abroad, International Research Centre for Cultural Studies, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
2012 PhD in Philosophy, University of Vienna
2013 University Lecturer, University of Klagenfurt
2013 Founding Member, International Research Network on French philosopher Sarah Kofman
since 2014 Research Assistant, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

Leonhard GROND

Artist, Curator and Artistic Researcher, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

since 1999 Independent Artist Duo Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond
2012-2016 Founder, Curator and Host of the nomadic screening and discussion series HASENHERZ, a.o. at CCA-Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2016), Videonale Bonn - Elektronenströme (2016), Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten Graz (2012-2014), Whitechapel Gallery London (2013), and Kunsthalle Vienna (2012)
since 2014 Artistic research project Dizziness-A Resource, edited by Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond, with Feyertag K., Jullien F., Katzmair H., Yass C., van t Zelfde J., Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

10:00 - 12:30Charity Soccer Match - Good Game, Good CauseSocial
14:00 - 14:30OpeningPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Changing World - Changing WaysPlenary
16:10 - 16:45Meet the Speaker: Cesar HidalgoPlenary
16:10 - 16:45Meet the Speaker: Robin ChasePlenary
16:30 - 18:00Market Economy - Reinvent or Reboot?Plenary
18:30 - 20:00Fireside Talk "Future of Europe - Future of the European Economy"Partner
18:30 - 20:00ecoplus Lower Austria EveningSocial
20:00 - 21:30Migration - Opportunity and ChallengePlenary
21:30 - 22:30Illuminating AlpbachSocial

31.08.2016

08:00 - 09:0016th management club Business BreakfastPartner
08:00 - 09:00Country Breakfast Georgia - Ways Out of CorruptionPlenary
08:00 - 09:00Country Breakfast Israel - the Country of Start-UpsPlenary
08:00 - 09:00Country Breakfast South Korea - Education Is the KeyPlenary
09:00 - 10:30Digital Employees - Have No Fear, Technology Is HerePlenary
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 01: Online Platforms - New Working Conditions in the Digital AgeBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 02: The Role of a Modern State for the Economy and SocietyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 03: The European Data Economy Needs a New Enlightenment!Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 04: Crowdsourcing - If You Have a Problem, Ask Everyone!?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 05: Regional Hidden Champions: Ready for the Future?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 06: New Values, New Ambitions? How Traditional Leadership Is Challenged by MillennialsBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 07: Motivate and Regulate - Behavioural Economics as a New Approach in PoliticsBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 08: The 4th Industrial Revolution - Reurbanisation of ProductionBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 09: FinTechs, Crowdfunding and Online Consultancy - a Change for the Whole Financial Industry?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 10: Digital Transformation Through Business Model InnovationBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 11: The Power and Myth of CreativityBreakout
13:30 - 15:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
13:45 - 14:45World.Economy.Austria. Successful Ideas for Our CountryPartner
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 12: International Trade - Past, Present, FutureBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 13: Where Fear Reigns, Reason FadesBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 14: Big Data - a Vision of the Future, or: the End of Coincidence?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 15: Leadership & Responsibility - How Responsible Leaders Do Good and Irresponsible Leaders Create HavocBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 16: Stay Innovative - the Example of Light Weight DesignBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 17: Live or Let Die? The Evolution of the Economy - Darwinism Mixes Up the MarketsBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 18: The Energy Transition - a Test for Our Economic SystemBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 19: Quo Vadis Digital Europe/Austria?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 20: Hands on Jam Session - Business as Unusual: Open Innovation and Service Design ThinkingBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 21: Opinion Making Between Transparency and Headline FeverBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 22: Transparency - Cui Bono?Breakout
18:30 - 20:00Switch - Changing Culture, Changing Business?Plenary
19:00 - 20:30Myths and Facts. How Is it with the Austrian Economic and Social System?Partner
22:00 - 00:00Magenta NightSocial

01.09.2016

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPlenary
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" BreakfastPartner
09:00 - 10:30Digital Entrepreneurship in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:30Fully Connected - Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? - Peter Drucker Morning SessionPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Different Countries, Different Solutions - Economic Cultures in ComparisonPlenary
12:40 - 13:15Meet the Speaker: Lung YingtaiPlenary
12:40 - 13:15Meet the Speaker: Philipp BlomPlenary
16:30 - 20:00Economic DialoguePartner