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06: Class conflict or social partnership in wage negotiations: What guarantees stability and flexibility?

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Arthur-Köstler-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
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It is said that social partnership is “class struggle on the green table”. But is the Austrian wage formation process through social partnership still fitting for the European context we live in today? Can collective contracts address the multiple challenges which come from an increasingly diverse work environment?

Head of Economic Team; Advisor European Semester, European Commission, Representation in Austria, Vienna
Full Professor of Economic Sociology and Chair, Department of Economic and Organisational Sociology, University of Linz
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Regional General Manager, GPA-djp - Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten, Vienna
Editor, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna

Dipl. Kfm. Marc FÄHNDRICH

Head of Economic Team; Advisor European Semester, European Commission, Representation in Austria, Vienna

 EU-Beamter seit dem Jahr 2000. Seit 2012 ist er wirtschaftspolitischer Berater bei der Vertretung der Europäischen Kommission in Wien, zuvor war er bereits zwischen 2002 - 2010 langjähriger stellvertretender Leiter und zuständig für Kommunikationspolitik.
 Auch in Brüssel war er in verschiedenen Positionen für die Europäische Kommission (GD Unternehmen und Kommunikation) im Einsatz. Marc Fähndrich studierte Wirtschaftswissenschaften und ist gebürtiger Westfalen (Deutschland).

Univ.-Prof.in, Dr.in Susanne PERNICKA

Full Professor of Economic Sociology and Chair, Department of Economic and Organisational Sociology, University of Linz

Full Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Linz; Chair, Department of Economic and Organisational Sociology Visiting Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (invited by Prof. Sanford Jacoby) Head, Institute of Sociology, University of Linz Deputy Head, Institute of Sociology Junior Professor of European Sociology, University of Oldenburg Department of Social Sciences, Germany Offered a full Professorship in Economic Sociology at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (accepted) Visiting Researcher, University of California, Berkeley, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (invited by Prof. Kim Voss) Visiting Researcher, London School of Economics and Political Science Department of Industrial Relations (invited by Prof. Richard Hyman) Assistant Professor, University of Vienna Research Assistant (part-time) at the University of Vienna, Institute of Government, Department of Industrial Sociology, in charge of the Austrian contributions to the European Industrial Relations Observatory (EIRO) Research Assistant (part-time) at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) in Vienna, Department of Political Sciences Teaching Assistant at the University of Economics and Business (WU) in Vienna, Department of Heterodox Economics, Seminar on Micro- and Macroeconomics incl. National Accounting Lecturer of Economic Policy, Diploma Exam preparation course in economics at the University of Economics and Business, Vienna
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Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H. Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG) Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
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Array Barbara TEIBER

Regional General Manager, GPA-djp - Gewerkschaft der Privatangestellten, Vienna

Freie Mitarbeiterin Markt- und Meinungsforschungsinstitut OGM Koordinatorin diverser Telefonaktionen Frauensekretärin der GPA-Wien Politische Sekretärin des Vorsitzenden der GPA-djp Leiterin der Bundesfrauenabteilung der GPA-djp Regionalgeschäftsführerin der GPA-djp Wien und zusätzlich Mitglied der Bundesgeschäftsführung der GPA-djp, zuständig für Organi-sierung und Marketing, Bundesjugend
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Mag. Martina MADNER

Editor, Wiener Zeitung, Vienna

 Mein Arbeitsleben im Schnelldurchlauf: Ich war bis zum Ende des Wirtschaftsblatts Redakteurin für Arbeitsmarkt- und Wirtschaftspolitik und darüber hinaus für die Regionalausgaben Niederösterreich und Burgenland verantwortlich. Bis Ende Juni 2011 arbeitete ich rund vier Jahre lang als Redakteurin für Politik im Wirtschaftsmagazin Format, wo mich viele bundespolitische Themen von Steuern über den Arbeitsmarkt bis hin zu Gesundheit, Bildung und Verwaltung beschäftigten. Außerdem bin ich stellvertretende Vorsitzende des Frauennetzwerks Medien, organisiere dort Veranstaltung und engagiere mich für die frauenpolitische Weiterentwicklung der Medien. Darüber hinaus moderiere ich Diskussionen, für das Frauennetzwerk Medien, das Frauenministerium, die Statistik Austria, die Stadt Wien und die Arbeiterkammer und neuerdings auch für die Grünen. Dazwischen war ich freie Journalistin, vor allem für den Standard, die Presse am Sonntag und Die Furche. Außerdem habe ich zahlreiche einzelne Artikel für verschiedene Medien verfasst, darunter die Wiener Zeitung, der Falter, die AK für SIE oder das feministische Magazin an.schläge.

Economic Symposium

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28.08.2018

08:00 - 10:30 Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good Purpose Social
12:00 - 12:30 Opening Plenary
12:30 - 13:30 “I have a dream”: I dream of a diverse and resilient Europe Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 The future of data economy Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 ecoplus and “So schmeckt Niederösterreich” Lower Austria Evening Social
18:00 - 19:30 Innovation 101: The “diversity” factor Plenary

29.08.2018

06:00 - 07:00 Swiss Country Breakfast: logitech Plenary
06:00 - 07:00 Europe Breakfast Partner
06:00 - 07:00 Swiss Country Breakfast: Ricola Plenary
06:30 - 09:30 Talk on the Mountain – Diversity: A moral responsibility or a tool to maximise profits Partner
07:00 - 08:30 Agility and resilience: Superpowers to handle complexity Plenary
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 07: On the green grass and in business: If you don’t shoot, you will not score. Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 01: Digital Future Game: Requirements for a digital society Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 06: Class conflict or social partnership in wage negotiations: What guarantees stability and flexibility? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 09: The rising of “TECHNIUM”: Is it real, fantasy or artificial? Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 08: Specialisation and diversification – What businesses can learn from natural sciences Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 05: Republic of fake news – How civil society and businesses become resilient to manipulation Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 02: An unpredictable future – Digitalisation in individual traffic Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 04: Demographic change and its effects on the future working life Breakout
09:00 - 11:30 Breakout Session 03: Digital leadership – How states and businesses lead through the digital transformation successfully Breakout
11:30 - 13:00 Lunch reception Social
11:30 - 12:45 WERIETY LUNCH LAB: Innovate diversity and co-create new concepts for resilience Partner
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 14: We don’t need no education! Economic education as a business-location factor Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 15: Blockchain and the new cryptoeconomics: Are economy and society facing the next revolution? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 10: Playmaker or match ball – Resilience in times of disruption Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 18: Start-up spirit @ big corporation – how much is too much? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 12: Transparency instead of discretion? HR as a key for equal pay Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 11: Challenges of the digital economy: Pioneer or fast follower Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 17: Differences that make a difference: Cooperatives vs. PLCs Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 16: Cyber security – Is resilience an utopia in a digital economy? Breakout
13:00 - 15:30 Breakout Session 13: Strategic big data management: How to deal with the “new oil”? Breakout
15:30 - 17:30 WU Cryptonight Partner
16:00 - 20:00 Vienna Wednesday society of trade – Alpbach edition: How digital is our work? Partner
16:15 - 17:45 Working in the age of overload – Better thrive than survive Plenary

29.08.-28.08.2018

Magenta Night Social

30.08.2018

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club Partner
06:30 - 07:30 “Kater” Breakfast Partner
07:00 - 08:30 New mobility: Electric, shared or autonomous? Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Shock resistance: Downfall, intervention, resurrection? Plenary
14:30 - 18:00 Economic Dialogue Partner