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09: The rising of “TECHNIUM”: Is it real, fantasy or artificial?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
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How artificial is our future? Robots, like Sophia, take Al-powered decisions and artificial intelligence affects our life. The latest development in healthcare, consumer electronics and telecommunications show: there is a new class of beings who cares about us. But do they really care? What’s the right thing to do?

Executive City Councilor for Finance, Business, Digital Innovation and International Affairs, Vienna Introduction
Country Director, Google Austria, Vienna
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna
Android, Hanson Robotics
Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH; Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach Chair

Array Peter HANKE

Executive City Councilor for Finance, Business, Digital Innovation and International Affairs, Vienna

 Peter Hanke war von 2002 bis 2018 Geschäftsführer der Wien Holding. Am 24. Mai 2018 wurde er vom Gemeinderat zum Amtsführenden Stadtrat für Finanzen, Wirtschaft, Digitalisierung und Internationales gewählt.

Dipl.-Ing. Christine ANTLANGER-WINTER

Country Director, Google Austria, Vienna

 Christine Antlanger-Winter was appointed CEO of Mindshare Austria in February 2018. She has worked for Mindshare since 2003 and for the last ten years she was a member of the managing board responsible for managing digital development. As Chief Strategy and Digital Officer, from 2015 onwards, her responsibilities also included marketing and strategy. Antlanger-Winter is board member and acting secretary-general of the IAA - International Advertising Association. In 2012 she was President of the Austrian section of the IAB - Interactive Advertising Bureau.

Dipl.Ing. Stefan DÖRFLER

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Bank der oesterreichischen Sparkassen AG, Vienna

Technical Mathematics, Vienna University of Technology Interest Rate Derivates Trader, Erste Bank AG/ Giro Credit Bank AG Group Manager Interest Rate & Foreign Exchange Derivates, Erste Bank AG Group Manager Fixed Income (Trading & Sales), Erste Bank AG Head, Department Capital Markets Trading & Sales, Erste Group Bank AG Head, Department GCM Sales & Equity Markets, Erste Group Bank AG Head of Group Capital Markets, Erste Group Bank AG Head of Group Capital Markets, Erste Group Bank AG
1990-1995
1995-1998
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2007-2009
2009-2015
2015-2016

Array Alejandro PLATER

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Telekom Austria Group, Vienna

Risk Analyst, Sud America Seguros Sales Director for Argentina, Ericsson Head, Business Development for several countries in South America, Ericsson Sales Director for the Americas, Ericsson, Stockholm Sales Director for Mexico, Ericsson Vice-President and Key Account Manager for major customers, Ericsson
1991-1997
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Array Array SOPHIA

Android, Hanson Robotics

 Sophia is Hanson Robotics latest and most advanced humanoid robot to date and cultural icon. Sofia uses artificial intelligence, visual data processing and facial recognition. She also imitates human gestures and facial expressions.

Array Gerold RIEDMANN

Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH; Editor-in-Chief, VN - Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach

Journalism training, TV Producer, tv.münchen/TV.BERLIN/SAT.1 Bayern, Munich Host, Producer Radio Gong 96.3, Munich Editor-in-Chief, AME Aigner Media Entertainment Host, Producer F.A.Z. Business-Radio, Munich Reporter, Dpty. Editor-in-Chief, Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach Media Executive Leadership Program, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA Chief Executive Officer, Russmedia Digital, Schwarzach Managing Director, Russmedia
1996-1999
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Economic Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2018

08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 13:30“I have a dream”: I dream of a diverse and resilient EuropePlenary
14:00 - 15:30The future of data economyPlenary
16:30 - 18:00ecoplus and “So schmeckt Niederösterreich” Lower Austria EveningSocial
18:00 - 19:30Innovation 101: The “diversity” factorPlenary

29.08.2018

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

29.08.-28.08.2018

Magenta NightSocial

30.08.2018

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