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08: Business location vs. intact environment – an irresolvable conflict?

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Production and logistic locations have a greater environmental impact than urban offices. How can mutually beneficial cooperation be achieved? Which compensation mechanisms exist to reach a fair ‘give and take’ to the maximum benefit of all stakeholders?

Speakers

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten Introduction
Associate Professor with the Chair of Sustainability Governance, Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg Key Note
Professor for Communication Science, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart
Director, SPAR Österreichische Warenhandels AG, St. Pölten
Chief Operations Officer, Doka GmbH, Amstetten
Associate wikopreventk, head of communications management, Vienna-Innsbruck-Bregenz
Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten Chair

Dr.in Petra BOHUSLAV

Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, St. Pölten

1991 Economic sciences (tourism, human resource management), WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
1991-1994 Marketing manager, Railtours Austria
1995 Head of Marketing and Sales Department, Rogner-Thermen Blumau, Stegersbach
1996-2001 Chief Executive Officer, Archäologiepark Carnuntum Ltd.
2001-2004 Chief Executive Officer, Congress Casino Baden
2004-2008 Minister for Labour, Social Affairs, Sports, Culture, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
2008-2009 Minister for Youth, Education and Sports, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
since 2009 Minister for Economic Affairs, Tourism, Technology and Sports, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

PD Dr. Lena PARTZSCH

Associate Professor with the Chair of Sustainability Governance, Institute of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography, University of Freiburg

2003 Diploma, Policital Science, Freie Universität Berlin
2007 Ph.D., Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin
2014 Habilitation, venia legendi for Political Science, University of Münster
2016 Habilitation (Umhabilitierung), venia legendi for Environmental and Development Policy, University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Frank BRETTSCHNEIDER

Professor for Communication Science, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart

1990 MA in Political Science, Communication and Law, Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz
1995 Graduation in Political Science, University of Stuttgart
2002 Postdoctoral lecture qualification, University of Stuttgart
2000-2001 Professor for Communication Science and Journalism, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena
2001-2006 Professor for Communication Science, University of Augsburg
since 2006 Professor for Communication Science, University of Hohenheim

Mag. Alois HUBER

Director, SPAR Österreichische Warenhandels AG, St. Pölten

1996 MA in Law, University Vienna
1997-1998 Court Practice Oberlandesgericht St. Pölten
1998-2006 Manager for Logistics, Spar Headquarters St. Pölten
2007-2009 Deputy General Manager, Spar Austria East, Headquarters St. Pölten
since 2010 General Manager, Spar Austria East (Vienna, Lower Austria, Burgenland), Headquarters St. Pölten

Dipl.-Ing. Ludwig PEKAREK

Chief Operations Officer, Doka GmbH, Amstetten

1989-1996 Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna
1996-1997 Product Manager, HERZ Armaturen GmbH, Vienna
1997-2002 Different positions, Doka GmbH, Amstetten
2002-2005 Head of Logistical Production and Procurement, Doka GmbH, Amstetten
since 2005 Chief Operations Officer, Doka GmbH, Amstetten
since 2015 Member of the Executive Board, Doka GmbH, Amstetten

Mag. Sabine VOLGGER

Associate wikopreventk, head of communications management, Vienna-Innsbruck-Bregenz

1996 MA in Law, Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck
1992-2002 Further educations in Mediation, Negotiation, Consulting
2001-2005 Project manager and Associate, SVWP Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH
2002-2015 Lecturer, FH Wiener Neustadt
since 2005 Lecturer, Management Center Innsbruck
2005-2014 Management and Associate, SVWP Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH, Innsbruck and Vienna
since 2009 Lecturer, University of Natural Ressources and Life Sciences Vienna
since 2014 Associate and Head of Department Process design, wikopreventk, Innsbruck-Vienna-Bregenz
since 2015 Lecturer, University of Vienna

Mag. Martin FASSL

Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

1984-1989 Higher Technical College HTL - Höhere Technische Lehranstalt, department construction engineering, Mödling
1990-2000 Academic Studies, Business Administration, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
1998-2000 Sales, Gigasport, Kastner & Öhler AG, Brunn/Gebirge
2000-2002 Junior Consultant, Bene Consulting GmbH, Waidhofen/Ybbs and Frankfurt/Main
2002-2006 Project Manager Investor Services, ecoplus. Business Agency of Lower Austria, Vienna
since 2006 Division Head, Business Locations & Services and Department Head, Investor Services, ecoplus GmbH, Vienna/St. Pölten
since 2008 Executive Director, Vienna Region Wirtschaft.Raum.Entwicklung GmbH, Vienna
since 2008 Executive Director, Vienna Region Marketing GmbH, Vienna
since 2015 Executive Director, TFZ - Technologie- und Forschungszentrum Seibersdorf GmbH, Seibersdorf

Economic Symposium

show timetable

29.08.2017

10:00 - 12:30Charity Soccer Match - Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
14:00 - 14:30OpeningPlenary
14:30 - 15:30Conflict or cooperation? The human factor in the economyPlenary
15:30 - 16:15Meet the Speaker: Alex 'Sandy' PentlandPlenary
15:30 - 16:15Meet the Speaker: Ernst FehrPlenary
16:15 - 17:45Business 2050: Europe's search for the competitive edgePlenary
18:30 - 20:00ecoplus and "So schmeckt Niederösterreich" Lower Austria EveningSocial
20:00 - 22:00The Alpbach Debate: globalisation and free tradePlenary

30.08.2017

08:00 - 09:0017th management club Business BreakfastPartner
08:45 - 11:30Talk on the Mountain: Decide! Quickly! And correctly!Partner
09:00 - 10:30Artificial intelligence and the future of workPlenary
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 01: Basic income or welfare state?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 02: Low productivity growth despite the digital revolution? Lessons for EuropeBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 03: Competition boosts business. Cooperation spurs prices?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 04: The machine colleague - friend or foe?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 05: Climate protection & economy. (No) contradiction?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 06: Foreign direct investments - curse or blessing?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 07: Leadership in complex times: doing the splits between conflict and cooperationBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 08: Business location vs. intact environment - an irresolvable conflict?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 09: "The power of we": conflict and cooperation between men and women in the economyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 10: It's the innovation, stupid! How to become a successful entrepreneur in the digital ageBreakout
13:30 - 15:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 11: International trade: cooperation vs. autonomyBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 12: The social partnership: There's no time for fussing and fighting, my friend!Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 13: Talking climate: irritation and innovation engine for economy and societyBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 14: Homo faber digitalis: the working (wo)man in the global digital marketBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 15: Cooperation vs. competition: economic policy in the EUBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 16: Trends and counter-trends - conflict and cooperation in the economyBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 17: Jailhouse rocks? Or wouldn't it be better to break out of the prisoner's dilemma altogether?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 18: How the lack of IT and network security threatens the European digital economyBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 19: Conflict through cooperation: legal liability for human rights abuses in global supply chainsBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 20: There can only be one? Revisiting corporate successionBreakout
18:00 - 19:30Don't confuse trying with doing!Plenary
19:00 - 20:30Fireside Talk: Minimum wage - curse or blessing?Partner
22:00 - 00:00Magenta NightSocial

31.08.2017

08:00 - 10:30Alpbach Hike: resources - from conflict potential to potential innovationPlenary
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPartner
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" BreakfastPartner
10:45 - 11:45We have learned nothing from the crisis!Plenary
11:45 - 12:30Conflict and cooperation in the social partnershipPlenary
16:30 - 20:00Economic DialoguePartner