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18: The Energy Transition – a Test for Our Economic System

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The results of the climate negotiations in Paris show clearly that the global turn towards a more sustainable and low-carbon energy system is here to stay. How can the existing economic system manage the necessary transformation to more renewable sources of energy and less energy consumption?

Minister, Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna
Head of Climate, Biodiversity and Water Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris
Head, Strategic Environmental Management, voestalpine AG, Linz
Manager, Energy- and Technologycentre, KEM - Klima- und Energie-Modellregion Vöckla-Ager, Attnang
Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, Vienna
Reporter, News Anchor, Commentator, Political Affairs, PULS 4, Vienna

DI Andrä RUPPRECHTER

Minister, Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna

Assistant to the Director, Austrian Farmers' Union, Vienna Member, Cabinet of Austrian Federal Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry Franz Fischler, Wilhelm Molterer, Vienna Member, Negotiation team on expert level for the agriculture chapter of the Austrian accession negotiations to the European Union Head, EU-Coordination Unit, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna; Austrian Spokesman, SCA - Special Committee on Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels President, SCA - Special Committee on Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels Deputy Director General, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna Director General, Department Agriculture and Nutrition, Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna Head, National delegation, Council of Agriculture, Council of the European Union, Brussels Director for Rural Development and Agriculture Finances, General Secretariat, Council of the European Union, Brussels Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
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Dr. Simon BUCKLE

Head of Climate, Biodiversity and Water Division, OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris

Postdoctoral Researcher, Quantum Optics, Department of Physics, Imperial College London Desk Officer for Taiwan and Assistant for China, FCO Resources and Programmes (Navy), Division of the Ministry of Defence Private Secretary to the Second Permanent Under Secretary, Ministry of Defence Head, Iraq Arms Control Unit, FCO Head, Iran Section, FCO First Secretary, British Embassy, Dublin EU/economy - majoring on the Euro debate Political Counsellor and Consul General, British Embassy, Seoul Head, Asia Team, International Finance Division, Bank of England Head, Research Analysts, FCO Political-Military Counsellor, British Embassy, Baghdad Deputy Head, Mission, British Embassy, Kabul Counsellor for Global Issues and Strategic Threats, Paris (UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office)
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Ing. Johann PRAMMER

Head, Strategic Environmental Management, voestalpine AG, Linz

Höhere Technische Bundeslehranstalt, Linz VOESTALPINE Stahl Linz Gesellschaft m.b.H. Gewerberechtlicher Geschäftsführer, SCS-TECHNOLOGY Verfahrenstechnik GmbH, Linz
1977-1982
1984-1989
1989-2004

Mag.a MSc Sabine WATZLIK

Manager, Energy- and Technologycentre, KEM - Klima- und Energie-Modellregion Vöckla-Ager, Attnang

Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Produktmanagerin, Blendax/Hallein Assistentin, Institut für Handel, Absatz und Marketing, Universität Innsbruck Bereiche Marketing, Controlling, Organisation und Personal, Trainerin und Unternehmensberaterin, Selbstständige Tätigkeit Vortragende, Universitätslehrgang, Universität Innsbruck in Vorarlberg und Salzburg College Ausbildung und Prüfung zum Betriebsberater, WK Tirol Freie Mitarbeiterin und Lektorin, Institut für Handel, Absatz und Marketing, Universität Innsbruck Geschäftsführerin, REVA GmbH - Regionale Planungs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft m.b.H. Vöckla-Ager Geschäftsführerin, Technologiezentrum Salzkammergut Bezirk Vöcklabruck GmbH (Tochterfirma der REVA GmbH) Geschäftsführerin, Leaderverein Vöckla-Ager, Attnang EUREM  Ausbildung zum Europäischen Energiemanager, WK Österreich Führungskräftetraining, OÖ Innovationsholding Energie Autarkie Coach und Managerin für nachhaltige Mobilität im Verkehrswesen, Donau Uni Krems und WKO/Fachgruppe Ingenieurbüros Masterstudium Energie Autarkie Management und Engineering, Donau Uni Krems
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Dr. Monika WEBER-FAHR

Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, Vienna

 MSc, Economics
 Studies, International Relations
 PhD, Business Economics
 Member, Energy Practice, BCG - Boston Consulting Group
 Housing and Municipal Development Division for Eastern Europe, World Bank Group
 Global Development Learning Network, WBI - World Bank Institute
 Sr. Economist, Global Mining Department, IFC - International Finance Corporation
 Business Line, Sustainable Business Advisory, IFC - International Finance Corporation
 Director for Knowledge, Learning and Results for Sustainable Development, World Bank Group
 Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Manager for the Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank Group
 Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All Initiative, Vienna

BA Manuela RAIDL

Reporter, News Anchor, Commentator, Political Affairs, PULS 4, Vienna

Volunteer, STANDARD Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H Reporter and On Air-Personality, Radio PL1 Morning Show Host, Energy, N&C Privatradio Betriebs GmbH Reporter and Debate Moderator, PULS 4, Vienna Educational leave and Researcher / Editor for film projects
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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