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Member of Government, Executive City Councillor for Finance, Economy and International Affairs, City of Vienna
Director General, Casinos Austria AG; Chief Executive Officer, Österreichische Lotterien GmbH, Vienna
Editor-in-Chief, Die Presse, Vienna Chair
Editor in chief, trend, Vienna Chair

Mag.a Renate BRAUNER

Member of Government, Executive City Councillor for Finance, Economy and International Affairs, City of Vienna

1981-1989 Referentin, konsumentenpolitische Abteilung, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien
1983-1990 Mitglied der Bezirksvertretung Margareten
1989-1994 Landesfrauensekretärin der SPÖ-Wien
1990-1996 Mitglied des Wiener Landtages und Gemeinderates
1994-1996 Landesparteisekretärin der SPÖ-Wien
1996-2004 Mitglied der Wiener Landesregierung als Amtsführende Stadträtin für Integration, Frauenfragen, Konsumentenschutz und Personal/Tierschutz
  Präsidentin des Wiener Integrationsfonds
seit 1997 Vorsitzende der Wiener SPÖ-Frauen
  Stellvertretende Vorsitzende der Bundesfrauenorganisation der SPÖ
  Stellvertretende Landesparteivorsitzende der Wiener SPÖ
  Stellvertretende Bundesparteivorsitzende der SPÖ
1998-2009 Vorsitzende der SPÖ Margareten
seit 2001 Übernahme der Zuständigkeit für die Wiener Berufsfeuerwehr (MA 68)
  Präsidentin der Helfer Wiens
2004-2007 Amtsführende Stadträtin für Gesundheit und Soziales
seit 2005 Stellvertretende Vorsitzende des Kuratoriums SK-Rapid Wien
seit 2007 Vizebürgermeisterin und Landeshauptmann-Stellvertreterin, amtsführende Stadträtin für Finanzen, Wirtschaftspolitik und Wiener Stadtwerke


Director General, Casinos Austria AG; Chief Executive Officer, Österreichische Lotterien GmbH, Vienna

1991-1997 Managing Director, Lotto Union - Hungarian subsidiary
1998-2003 Assistant, Management Board, Casinos Austria
1998-2006 Deputy Head, Management Services and Controlling, Austrian Lotteries
2000-2003 Synergies Coordinator, Casino Austria and Austrian Lotteries
2003-2006 Head, Synergies Divisions, Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries
since 2006 Director, Austrian Lotteries
since 2006 Managing Director, Entertainment Glücks- und Unterhaltungsspiel GmbH
since 2007 Member, Supervisory Board, Österreichische Sportwetten GmbH
since 2010 Director, Casinos Austria AG
2011-2013 Managing Director, Casinos Austria International Holding GmbH
since 2011 Member, Supervisory Board, Flughafen Wien AG
since 2013 Member, Supervisory Board, Casinos Austria International Holding GmbH
since 2016 President, Supervisory Board, EVN AG
2016-2019 Managing Director, Entertainment Glücks- und Unterhaltungsspiel GmbH
2017-2019 Vice Chairman, ÖVP - Austrian People’s Party
since 2018 Member, General Council, Österreichische Nationalbank
since 2018 President, Supervisory Board, Flughafen Wien AG
2018-2019 Member, Supervisory Board, Telekom Austria AG
since 2019 Director General, Casinos Austria AG
since 2019 Chief Executive Officer, Österreichische Lotterien GmbH

Rainer NOWAK

Editor-in-Chief, Die Presse, Vienna

1994 Freelancer "Vorarlberger Nachrichten"
1996 Entry to "Die Presse"
2002 Editor, Domestic Policy Department, "Die Presse", Vienna
2004 Appointment to Department head "Chronik/Wien", "Die Presse", Vienna
2009 Appointment to Editorial Director for the new "Presse am Sonntag", Vienna
2010 Appointment to Head of Domestic Policy, "Die Presse", Vienna
since 2012 Editor-in-Chief, "Die Presse", Vienna
since 2014 Publisher, "Die Presse", Vienna
2017 Appointment as Managing Director, "Die Presse", Vienna

Dr. Andreas WEBER

Editor in chief, trend, Vienna

1985 Innenpolitischer Redakteur, Wochenpresse
1988 Innenpolitischer Redakteur, profil
seit 1992 Ressortleiter Innenpolitik, profil
1998 Gründungsmitglied und Ressortleiter Politik, Chronik und Gesellschaft, stellvertretender Chefredakteur, FORMAT
2002 Chefredakteur, FORMAT
2006 Chefredakteur, News
2008 Chefredaktion, FORMAT
2012 Chefredakteur, FORMAT und trend

Economic Symposium

show timetable


08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 13:30Conflict or cooperation? The human factor in the economyPlenary
13:30 - 14:15Meet the Speaker: Alex ‘Sandy’ PentlandPlenary
13:30 - 14:15Meet the Speaker: Ernst FehrPlenary
14:15 - 15:45Business 2050: Europe’s search for the competitive edgePlenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus and “So schmeckt Niederösterreich” Lower Austria EveningSocial
18:00 - 20:00The Alpbach Debate: globalisation and free tradePlenary


06:00 - 07:0017th management club Business BreakfastPartner
06:45 - 09:30Talk on the Mountain: Decide! Quickly! And correctly!Partner
07:00 - 08:30Artificial intelligence and the future of workPlenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Basic income or welfare state?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: Low productivity growth despite the digital revolution? Lessons for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Competition boosts business. Cooperation spurs prices?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: The machine colleague – friend or foe?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: Climate protection & economy. (No) contradiction?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: Foreign direct investments – curse or blessing?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Leadership in complex times: doing the splits between conflict and cooperationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Business location vs. intact environment – an irresolvable conflict?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: “The power of we”: conflict and cooperation between men and women in the economyBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: It’s the innovation, stupid! How to become a successful entrepreneur in the digital ageBreakout
11:30 - 13:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 11: International trade: cooperation vs. autonomyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 12: The social partnership: There’s no time for fussing and fighting, my friend!Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 13: Talking climate: irritation and innovation engine for economy and societyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 14: Homo faber digitalis: the working (wo)man in the global digital marketBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 15: Cooperation vs. competition: economic policy in the EUBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 16: Trends and counter-trends – conflict and cooperation in the economyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 17: Jailhouse rocks? Or wouldn’t it be better to break out of the prisoner’s dilemma altogether?Breakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 18: How the lack of IT and network security threatens the European digital economyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 19: Conflict through cooperation: legal liability for human rights abuses in global supply chainsBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 20: There can only be one? Revisiting corporate successionBreakout
16:00 - 17:30Don’t confuse trying with doing!Plenary
17:00 - 18:30Fireside Talk: Minimum wage – curse or blessing?Partner


Magenta NightSocial


06:00 - 08:30Alpbach Hike: resources – from conflict potential to potential innovationPlenary
06:00 - 07:00Breakfast ClubPartner
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” BreakfastPartner
08:45 - 09:45We have learned nothing from the crisis!Plenary
09:45 - 10:30Conflict and cooperation in the social partnershipPlenary
14:30 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner