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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.

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

Mag.a Ruth ANDERWALD

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

Independent Artist Duo Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond 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 1999
2012-2016

M.Sc. Ph.D. Mathias BENEDEK

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

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

Dr.in Karoline FEYERTAG

Philosopher; Research Assistant, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

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

Array Leonhard GROND

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

Independent Artist Duo Ruth Anderwald + Leonhard Grond 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 1999
2012-2016

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