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13: Where Fear Reigns, Reason Fades

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Global insecurity, the fear of declining social status and increasing criminality are all based on growing inequality and high levels of unemployment. Increasingly, they are also becoming factors in the communication strategies used in politics and economics. How do these “intensifiers” affect the political landscape and atmosphere?

President, ÖGB - Austrian Trade Union Federation, Vienna
Senior Researcher, IHS - Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
Director, Divison for Economic and Social Policy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin
Right-Wing Extremism Researcher, DÖW - Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance, Vienna
Political Scientist, IFES - Institute for Empirical Social Studies, Vienna; Affiliated Research Fellow, University of Vienna
Legal Expert and Head of Department Deputy, Department of Social Policy, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna

Array Erich FOGLAR

President, ÖGB - Austrian Trade Union Federation, Vienna

Works Council Training Official, Regional Management: Vienna - Southwest Deputy Chair for Manual Workers, Works Council Political Secretary, Metalworkers Union Deputy General Secretary, Finance Department, Metalworkers Union Secretary General, Metalworkers Union (since 2000: Trade Union for Metal and Textile Workers) Executive Secretary, responsible for finances, Austrian Trade Union Federation Chairman, Trade Union for Metal, Textile and Food Workers Member of Management, Austrian Trade Union Federation Acting President, Austrian Trade Union Federation
1979-1987
1984-1987
1985-1987
1987-1988
1988-1992
1992-2006
2006
2006-2008
since 2007
2008-2009

Mag. Dr. Marcel FINK

Senior Researcher, IHS - Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna

Research Assistant, Department of Government, University of Vienna Research Assistant, IHS - Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna Vertragsassistent, Department of Government, University of Vienna PhD, Political Science, University of Vienna Junior Assistant Professor (part-time), Department of Government, University of Vienna Self-Employed Independent Researcher (part-time) Adjunct Professor (Lecturer), Webster University, Vienna Campus
1996-1997
1997-1998
1998-2004
2002
2004-2013
2004-2014
since 2007

Dr. Andrä GÄRBER

Director, Divison for Economic and Social Policy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin

Studies, Foreign Languages, University Gießen Studies, Economics, University Gießen Studies, Business Sciences, University Gießen Regional Representative of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Amman Resident Representative of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Jerusalem Head, Secretariat, Monitoring Committee, Regional Economic Development Working Group, Multilateral Talks of the Madrid Peace Process, Amman Deputy Head, Department for Near/Middle East and North Africa, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Bonn Head, Department for Near/Middle East and North Africa, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Berlin Director, EU Office, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Brussels
1980-1985
1982-1987
1989-1991
1991-1995
1995-1997
1998-2000
2000-2001
2001-2008
2008-2013

Array Andreas PEHAM

Right-Wing Extremism Researcher, DÖW - Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance, Vienna

Studies of Political Science, University of Vienna
1990-2000

Dr.in Eva ZEGLOVITS

Political Scientist, IFES - Institute for Empirical Social Studies, Vienna; Affiliated Research Fellow, University of Vienna

Research Assistant, European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research, Vienna Researcher, SORA Institute for Social Research and Analysis, Vienna Assistant Professor, Department of Methods in the Social Sciences, University of Vienna
1998-2000
1999-2010
2010-2014

Mag.a Silvia HRUSKA-FRANK

Legal Expert and Head of Department Deputy, Department of Social Policy, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna

Studies of Legal Law, University of Vienna Teaching Certificate for Driving Schools, Vienna State Government; Driving School Teacher in Krems, Vienna, Klosterneuburg Political Officer and Chief Financial Officer, IUSY - International Union of Socialist Youth Legal Expert, Chamber of Labour (Labour Law Department, Solicitor, Barrister, since 2007 Social Politics, Head of Department Deputy since 2016)
1994-2001
1998-2003
1999-2001
since 2003

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