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Don’t confuse trying with doing!

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Keynote & Panel
German and English language

In this session, Stanford’s pioneering design thinker, Bernard Roth, explores the notions of radical collaboration and user-centered design as a basis for corporate-wide organisational principles. Together with Austrian executives, he looks at what problems cause business leaders sleepless nights and how they can reframe their mindsets in order to tackle organisational challenges.

Academic Director and Rodney H. Adams Professor of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford Key Note
Chief Executive Officer, Magenta Telekom, Vienna
Member of the Managing Board, Fabasoft AG, Linz
President and Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Airlines AG, Schwechat/Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, UniCredit Bank Austria AG; President, Austrian Bankers' Association, Vienna
Careers and Business Editor, KURIER, Vienna Chair

Dr. Bernard ROTH

Academic Director and Rodney H. Adams Professor of Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford

1963 PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia

Dr. Andreas BIERWIRTH

Chief Executive Officer, Magenta Telekom, Vienna

2002-2006 Managing Director, Germanwings GmbH, Cologne
2006-2008 Vice President Marketing, Lufthansa AG, Munich
2008-2012 Board Member, Austrian Airlines AG, Vienna
since 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Magenta Telekom, Vienna

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Helmut FALLMANN

Member of the Managing Board, Fabasoft AG, Linz

1984-2005 Master of Computer Science, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
since 1988 Co-Founder and member of the Managing Board, Fabasoft AG, Linz
1989-1995 Digital Corporation, Digital Linkworks
2005-2012 Postgraduate Professional Education: General Management Seminar for Executives, Marketing Program St.Gallen; Leadership-Week Boston; Finance-Week London; Executive School St. Gallen
since 2013 Collaboration, Cloud Select Industry Group on Code of Conduct, Digital Agenda for Europe, A Europe 2020 Initiative
since 2014 Advisory Board Member, IT-Cluster Upper Austria
Participant, Political Innovation think tank Re:think Austria, European Forum Alpbach
since 2016 Member, Official Contact of Fabasoft AG in the ETSI - European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Management Board Member, Federation of Austrian Industry, Upper Austria
President, Managing Board of the "Talente OÖ" Society (Upper Austrian Talents)

Kay KRATKY

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

1976-1978 Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität Darmstadt
1978-1979 Military Service, W15, Electronic Warfare Unit
1979-1981 Training Commercial Pilot, Lufthansa Flight Training, Bremen / Phoenix
1982-1987 First Officer B 737, Lufthansa Passage, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
1987-1996 First Officer A 310, Lufthansa Passage, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
1996-2005 Captain B 747-200, Lufthansa Cargo
1999-2000 Airline Operation Lufthansa Cargo
1999-2001 Fleet Captain Operations, B747-200, Lufthansa Cargo
2000-2005 Training Captain B 747-200, Type Rating Examiner (TRE), Lufthansa Cargo
Qualification to Test Flight Execution B747-200, Lufthansa Cargo
2001-2002 Head of Operations Center, Lufthansa Cargo
2002-2004 Head of Business Unit, Global Freighter Operation, Lufthansa Cargo
2004-2008 Accountable Manager, SVP Transport & Flight Ops, Lufthansa Cargo
2005-2008 Captain MD11, Lufthansa Cargo
2008-2011 Chief Executive Officer, Jade Cargo International, Shenzhen
2011-2015 Member, Lufthansa German Airlines Board, Operations & Hub Frankfurt, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
since 2015 Member of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Airlines AG

Robert ZADRAZIL

Chief Executive Officer, UniCredit Bank Austria AG; President, Austrian Bankers' Association, Vienna

1993 Founder, Enterprise specialising in project management, IT and organisation
2001 Deputy Head, Department, Retail Banking Organisation, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna
2001-2003 Head, Department, Retail Banking Organisation, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna
2003 Head, Department, Overall Bank Organisation, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna
2004 Head, Division, Organisation / IT Management, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna
2005 Head, Division, Organisation/ IT Management (Austria and CEE), Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna
2006-2007 Member, Management Board, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG; Chief Operating Officer, Global Banking Services, Bank Austria Creditanstalt AG, Vienna
2007-2009 Head, GBS CEE, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Vienna
2008-2009 Member, Management Board, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Vienna
2009-2012 Chief Executive Officer, Schoellerbank AG
2011-2016 Member, Management Board, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Private Banking, Vienna
since 2016 Chief Executive Officer, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Vienna

Mag. Sandra BAIERL

Careers and Business Editor, KURIER, Vienna

1996-2000 Studium der Politikwissenschaft, Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft, Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Universität Wien
1999-2000 Studienjahr, University of Ulster, Coleraine
2000 Austria Presse Agentur, Wien
2000-2001 PR-Agentur (Kunden: Nokia, La Roche Posay, Emporia Telecom), Wien
2001 Journalistische Ausbildung, NEWS-Lehrredaktion, Wien
2001-2003 Journalistin, Magazin Woman, Ressorts: Aktuell, Karriere, verantwortlich für die Homepage, NEWS Verlags GmbH, Wien
2003-2006 Journalistin und Chefin vom Dienst, Magazin Gesundheit, verantwortlich für Homepage, Newsletter, Wien
2005-2008 Chefredakteurin, Kundenmagazin Nivea, Wien
2006 Feature-Stories, Fokus: Frauen- und Karriere-Themen, Wirtschaftsblatt, Wien
seit 2006 Ressortleiterin Karrieren, KURIER, Wien
seit 2009 Ressortleiterin Business, KURIER, Wien

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: 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

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 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

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