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Economic Dialogue

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Liechtenstein-Hayek-Saal
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Professor of Political Science, Danube University Krems and Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
Governor, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
Member of the Management Board, Flughafen Wien AG, Vienna
Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna Chair
Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna Chair

Dr. Peter FILZMAIER

Professor of Political Science, Danube University Krems and Karl-Franzens-University of Graz

 Univ.-Prof. Dr. Peter Filzmaier, geboren 1967 in Wien, ist im Rahmen des internationalen und interuniversitären Netzwerks Politische Kommunikation (netPOL) Leiter der Plattform Politische Kommunikation der Donau-Universität Krems und hat ebenda seit 2006 den Lehrstuhl für Demokratiestudien und Politikforschung inne. Seit 2007 ist er geschäftsführender Gesellschafter des Instituts für Strategieanalysen (ISA) in Wien, seit 2010 auch Professor für Politische Kommunikation an der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, sowie zudem Politikanalytiker des Österreichischen Rundfunks (ORF) und Kolumnist und Gastkommentator in Der Standard (2003 bis 2008), den Bundesländerzeitungen (2008 bis 2015) sowie der Kronen Zeitung (seit 2015).

Mag.a Johanna MIKL-LEITNER

Governor, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

1983-1989 Master studies, Business Education, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
1990-1993 Trainee, Federation of Austrian Industries, Vienna
1993-1995 Deputy Head, Signum, Publishing House for Economics and Politics, Vienna
1995-1998 Marketing Director, Lower Austrian ÖVP - Austrian People's Party, St. Pölten
1998-2011 President, European Forum Wachau
1998-2003 Executive Director, Lower Austrian ÖVP - Austrian People's Party, St. Pölten
1999-2003 Member, National Assembly, ÖVP - Austrian People's Party,Vienna
2003-2011 Country Counsellor, Federal State of Lower Austria, social affairs, EU's regional policy, labour and family issues, St. Pölten
2008-2011 Deputy Leader, ÖVP - Austrian People's Party, Vienna
2010-2011 Vice-President, Assembly of European Regions
since 2011 Head, ÖAAB - Employees Association, ÖVP - Austrian People's Party, Vienna
2011-2016 Austrian Federal Minister of the Interior, Vienna
2016-2017 Deputy Governor, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten
since 2017 Governor, Provincial Government of Lower Austria, St. Pölten

Dr. Günther OFNER

Member of the Management Board, Flughafen Wien AG, Vienna

 University of Vienna, Doctor of Laws
1981-1984 Head of Training, Assistant to the Chairman of the Management Board, Österreichische Volksfürsorge Jupiter Versicherungs-AG
1981-1992 Managing Director, Friedrich Funder Instituts für Journalistenausbildung und Medienforschung
1992-1994 Deputy Director, Politische Akademie
1994-2004 Member of the Management Board, Chief Financial Officer, BEWAG - Burgenländische Elektrizitätswirtschafts AG
2004-2005 Chairman of the Management Board, UTA Telekom AG
2005-2011 Member of the Management Board, Burgenland Holding AG
Chief Executive Officer, Head of M&A EVN AG, EVN Mazedonien/Albanien
since 2011 Member of the Management Board, Flughafen Wien AG
since 2015 Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Hypo NÖ

Dr. Helmut BRANDSTÄTTER

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna

1973-1978 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften und der Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien
1977-1979 Vorsitzender der Hochschülerschaft, Universität Wien, Gerichtspraxis
1979-1980 Auslandsstudium an der Johns Hopkins University, Bologna
1981 Volontariat, Europäischen Kommission, Generaldirektion Erziehung und Wissenschaft, Brüssel
1982-1984 Redakteur, Fernsehen Ausland, ORF
1984-1985 Korrespondent, Studio Bonn, ORF
1985-1986 Redakteur, Fernsehen Inland, ORF
1986-1987 Studioleiter Brüssel, ORF
1987-1991 Studioleiter Bonn, 1990 auch zuständig für DDR, ORF
1991-1995 Hauptabteilungsleiter Politik und Zeitgeschehen, ORF
  Moderator "Auslandsreport", "Inlandsreport", ORF
1995-1997 Sendungsverantwortlicher Moderator "REPORT", ORF
1997-2003 Geschäftsführer und Chefredakteur n-tv, Der Nachrichtensender, Berlin
2003-2004 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Puls-TV GmbH
  Produktion der ProSieben Austria News
2005-2010 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Brandstätter Business Communications - Agentur für Strategie, PR und Coaching GmbH.
seit 2009 Member of LEADING Advisors Group GmbH
seit 2010 Chefredakteur, Kurier
 Agenturenverbund von: Brandstätter Business Communications GmbH, brainbows Informationsmanagement GmbH, Ecker & Partner Öffentlichkeitsarbeit & Lobbying GmbH, Institut für Strategieanalysen und Kommunikationsforschung, Public Interest - Lobbying Consultants GmbH, Sophie Karmasin Market Intelligence GmbH, Wolfgang Rosam Change Communications GmbH

Dr. Gustav DRESSLER

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna

1977 Studies, Law, Communication and Political Science
1980 Johns Hopkins University Bologna, Diploma
  School of Advanced International Studies
  Fulbright Scholarship
1982 Ph.D., University of Vienna
1982-1989 Credit und Marketing, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna
1982 10 months credit training, Chase Manhattan Bank, London
1983 Assistant Treasurer, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna
1987 Chase Manhattan Private Banking, New York, London, Luxemburg, Geneva, Zurich
1988 Vice President Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. Austria
1989 Country Manager for International Individual Banking (Chase Austria)
1989-1992 Director Asset Management, Meinl Bank AG
1990 Member of Board, Julius Meinl Investment GmbH, KAG
1992-1997 Member of Board, Bank der Österr. Postsparkasse AG
1992 Member of Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG
Head of Advisory Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG
1997 -1998 Member of Board, LGT Bank in Liechtenstein (Österreich) AG
1998-2003 Member of Board, INVESCO BANK Österreich AG
  European representative at the London OPMC (INVESCO off shore product management committee) and associate member of CEEC (continental European executive committee)
2003 Generali Insurance Group Austria
Member of Board, Generali Bank Österreich AG
since 2004 Member of Board, 3 Banken Generali Investment GesmbH
2007 Member of Board, Generali Capital Management GmbH

Economic Symposium

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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