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Switch – Changing Culture, Changing Business?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language

To remain competitive, businesses have to adapt to the increasingly complex, flexible and digital market. What tools are available to help establish a new responsive way of thinking? What does management need to offer? How can change be successfully implemented within a company’s culture?

Founder, Story Dealer AG, Berlin
President and Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Airlines AG, Schwechat/Vienna
Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Executive Officer, ÖBB-Holding AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
Editor, ZEIT ONLINE, Berlin

Dr. Hans GEISSLINGER

Founder, Story Dealer AG, Berlin

Studium, Sozialpädagogik/Regensburg, München Leitung, Ausbildungsheim des Jugendsozialwerks München Studium, Philosophie, Soziologie, Psychologie, Politik und Germanistik, Berlin/Paris Konzeptualisierung und Leitung, Erholungsmaßnahmen für Kinder und Jugendliche, Bezirksamt Berlin Kreuzberg Schauspieler, Texter, Regisseur bei Theatern; Filmproduktionen für ARTE, 3SAT und ZDF Leitung, Ferienfreizeiten für Kreuzberger Kinder und Jugendliche; Entwicklung des erlebnispädagogischen Konzeptes der "Phantastischen Reisen" Graduiertenförderung zur Erlangung des Doktors der Philosophie Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Institut für Soziologie der Freien Universität Berlin Gründung, STORY DEALER A.G. Berlin Gründungspartner, Story Dealing Company EXPEDERE GbR Berlin
1973-1977
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1980-1991
1982-1987
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Array Kay KRATKY

President and Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Airlines AG, Schwechat/Vienna

Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt Military Service, W15, Electronic Warfare Unit Training Commercial Pilot, Lufthansa Flight Training, Bremen / Phoenix First Officer B 737, Lufthansa Passage, Deutsche Lufthansa AG First Officer A 310, Lufthansa Passage, Deutsche Lufthansa AG Captain B 747-200, Lufthansa Cargo Airline Operation Lufthansa Cargo Fleet Captain Operations, B747-200, Lufthansa Cargo Training Captain B 747-200, Type Rating Examiner (TRE), Lufthansa Cargo Qualification to Test Flight Execution B747-200, Lufthansa Cargo Head of Operations Center, Lufthansa Cargo Head of Business Unit, Global Freighter Operation, Lufthansa Cargo Accountable Manager, SVP Transport & Flight Ops, Lufthansa Cargo Captain MD11, Lufthansa Cargo Chief Executive Officer, Jade Cargo International, Shenzhen Member, Lufthansa German Airlines Board, Operations & Hub Frankfurt, Deutsche Lufthansa AG Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
1976-1978
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1982-1987
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1996-2005
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2005-2008
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2011-2015
2011-2015

Ing. Mag. (FH) Andreas MATTHÄ

Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Executive Officer, ÖBB-Holding AG, Vienna

Bauaufsicht und Bauleiter, Auftraggebervertreter bei Brücken- und Tiefbauprojekten, Bauvertragsvergabe und Preisprüfung Organisationsverantwortlicher Brückeninstandhaltung, ÖBB-Generaldirektion Leitungsfunktionen, Bereiche Personal, Rechnungswesen, Controlling und Finanzen Bereichsleiter Planung, Controlling, Systeme, ÖBB Bereichsleiter Controlling und Finanzen, ÖBB-Infrastruktur Bau AG Vorstandsdirektor, Anlagen und Vorstandssprecher, ÖBB-Infrastruktur Bau AG Vorstandsdirektor, Finanzen, Markt, Service, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG
1982-1987
1987-1995
1995-2001
2001-2004
2005-2008
2008-2009
2009-2016

Array Alejandro PLATER

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna

Risk Analyst, Sud America Seguros Sales Director for Argentina, Ericsson Head, Business Development for several countries in South America, Ericsson Sales Director for the Americas, Ericsson, Stockholm Sales Director for Mexico, Ericsson Vice-President and Key Account Manager for major customers, Ericsson
1991-1997
1997
1997-2004
2004-2006
2006
2007-2015

Dr. Thomas UHER

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna

Study of Law and Ph.D., University of Vienna, Assistant, Institute of Constitutional and Administrative Law, University of Vienna Executive Board Office, Creditanstalt Bankverein, Vienna Department International Business Support Creditanstalt a.s., Prague Member of the Management Board, Creditanstalt a.s., Bratislava Member of the Management Board, Österreichische Bundesforste AG, Vienna Member of the Management Board, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna Member of the Management Board, Board Spokesman, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG; Vienna
1983-1989
1988-1989
1989-1990
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2010-2014

Array Tina GROLL

Editor, ZEIT ONLINE, Berlin

Vorstand, Journalistinnenbund e. V. Redakteurin Karriere, ZEIT ONLINE Vorstand, Journalistenvereinigung netzwerk recherche e. V. Betriebsratsvorsitzende, ZEIT ONLINE Gesamtbetriebsratsvorsitzende, DIE ZEIT und ZEIT ONLINE
 Studium, Journalistik und Wirtschaft, Bremen und Manipal Institute of Communication, Indien
2007-2009
seit 2009
2009-2011
seit 2012
seit 2014

Economic Symposium

show timetable

30.08.2016

08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good CauseSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 14:00Changing World – Changing WaysPlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Robin ChasePlenary
14:10 - 14:45Meet the Speaker: Cesar HidalgoPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Market Economy – Reinvent or Reboot?Plenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus Lower Austria EveningSocial
16:30 - 18:00Fireside Talk “Future of Europe – Future of the European Economy”Partner
18:00 - 19:30Migration – Opportunity and ChallengePlenary
19:30 - 20:30Illuminating AlpbachSocial

31.08.2016

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

31.08.-30.08.2016

Magenta NightSocial

01.09.2016

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubPlenary
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:30Fully Connected – Fully Enlightened or Fully Enslaved? – Peter Drucker Morning SessionPlenary
07:00 - 08:30Digital Entrepreneurship in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:30Different Countries, Different Solutions – Economic Cultures in ComparisonPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Philipp BlomPlenary
10:40 - 11:15Meet the Speaker: Lung YingtaiPlenary
14:30 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner