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Conflict and cooperation in the social partnership

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Closing
german language

The social partnership is an integral part of the Austrian society and plays a decisive role in shaping Austrian politics. This cooperative model receives growing criticism. Two of the main protagonists talk about their perspectives on the future of the model between conflict and cooperation.

President, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna
President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Professor Emeritus, Institute of Government, University of Vienna

Array Rudi KASKE

President, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna

Kochlehrling und Anschließend Koch, Hotel Vienna Intercontinental Jugendsekretär der Gewerkschaft HGPD (Hotel, Gastgewerbe, Persönlicher Dienst) Absolvent der Sozialakademie der Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte Zentralsekretär der Gewerkschaft HGPD Vorsitzender der Gewerkschaft HGPD Vorsitzender der Verkehrs- und Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft vida
1970-1974
1974-1987
1977-1978
1987-1995
1995-2006
2006-2012

Dr. Christoph LEITL

President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Founding Chairman, European Youth Ph.D., Economic and Social Sciences, Johannes Kepler University Linz Member, Government of the Federal State of Upper Austria with portfolio for Economy, Finance and European Affairs Member, Committee of the Regions (CoR), SME Division President, Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry) President, European SME Union Honorary President, Eurochambres
1966
1973
1990-2000
1995-2000
2001-2005
2005-2009
since 2006
 
 Academic Posts
 Visiting Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (International Trade Department)
 
 Guest Lectures
 Princeton University
 Fudan University, Shanghai
 University of Cape Town
 T.C. Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara University
 MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Harvard University

Dr. Emmerich TALOS

Professor Emeritus, Institute of Government, University of Vienna

Catholic Theology and History Science, University of Vienna and Tübingen University Publishing editor, Mathias Grünewald Verlag, Mainz Political Science, IHS - Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna Habilitation Political Science University Professor of Political Science, Institute of Government/Institute of Political Science, University of Vienna Lecturer, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) and Danube University Krems
1962-1969
1971-1972
 Since 1974 Assistant, IHS - Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna
1972-1974
1980
since 1983
since 2000

Economic Symposium

show timetable

29.08.2017

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: Ernst FehrPlenary
13:30 - 14:15Meet the Speaker: Alex ‘Sandy’ PentlandPlenary
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

30.08.2017

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 10: It’s the innovation, stupid! How to become a successful entrepreneur in the digital ageBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Basic income or welfare state?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Business location vs. intact environment – an irresolvable conflict?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: Climate protection & economy. (No) contradiction?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: Low productivity growth despite the digital revolution? Lessons for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: The machine colleague – friend or foe?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Leadership in complex times: doing the splits between conflict and cooperationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: Foreign direct investments – curse or blessing?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Competition boosts business. Cooperation spurs prices?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: “The power of we”: conflict and cooperation between men and women in the economyBreakout
11:30 - 13:00Lunch ReceptionSocial
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 18: How the lack of IT and network security threatens the European digital economyBreakout
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 11: International trade: cooperation vs. autonomyBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 19: Conflict through cooperation: legal liability for human rights abuses in global supply chainsBreakout
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 14: Homo faber digitalis: the working (wo)man in the global digital marketBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 20: There can only be one? Revisiting corporate successionBreakout
13:00 - 15:30Breakout Session 13: Talking climate: irritation and innovation engine for economy and societyBreakout
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
16:00 - 17:30Don’t confuse trying with doing!Plenary
17:00 - 18:30Fireside Talk: Minimum wage – curse or blessing?Partner

30.08.-29.08.2017

Magenta NightSocial

31.08.2017

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