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15: Blockchain and the new cryptoeconomics: Are economy and society facing the next revolution?

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
german language

Well-known crypto economists describe blockchain technology as an operating system for a decentralised society. This technology is the driving force behind the Web 3.0 and it has the potential to turn the economic world as we know it entirely upside down.

Chief Information Officer, Vienna City Administration, Vienna
Deputy Head of Government and Minister for Infrastructure, Economy and Sports, Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Academic Director, Research Institute for Crypto Economics; Scientific Lead of Austrian Blockchain Center, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
Chief Executive Officer, UniCredit Bank Austria AG and President of the Austrian Bankers' Association, Vienna
General Manager, emotion banking, Vienna Chair

Mag.a Ulrike HUEMER

Chief Information Officer, Vienna City Administration, Vienna

2002-2003 Executive Officer, Municipal Council Villach
2003-2004 Executive Officer, responsible for "The Austrian Convention and Constitutional Reform", Austrian Association of Cities and Towns, Vienna
2004-2009 Executive Officer, Department of Finance, Municipal Council Vienna
2009-2014 Head of the Department, Tax and Revenue Management, Municipal Council Vienna
since 2014 Chief Information Officer, Vienna City Administration, Vienna

Dr. Daniel RISCH

Deputy Head of Government and Minister for Infrastructure, Economy and Sports, Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz

2004-2007 Doctorate, Business IT, University of Fribourg
2004-2007 Research Assistant, Competenche Center E-Business, University of Applied Sciences of North Western Switzerland, Basel
2004-2007 Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences of North Western Switzerland, Basel
2007-2014 Various positions: Project Manager, Consultant, Head of Sales, Chief Marketing Officer, Unic AG, Zurich and Bern
2015-2017 Chief Marketing Officer, Liechtensteinische Post AG
since 2017 Deputy Head of Government and Minister for Infrastructure, Economic Affairs and Sports, Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz

Dr. Alfred TAUDES

Academic Director, Research Institute for Crypto Economics; Scientific Lead of Austrian Blockchain Center, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna

 Alfred holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration from WU Vienna, a Magister Degree in Management Information Systems from Vienna University and a PhD (Habilitation) from WU Vienna in both fields. After assistant professorships at WU in the areas Operations Research and Applied Informatics he was visting professor at Universities Augsburg, Münster, Essen and Tsukuba, Japan and joined WU in 1993. There he coordinated large scale research projects such as WWTF-project "Integrated Demand and Supply Chain Management" and the Special Research Area Adaptive Models in Economics and Management Science. His teaching includes an undergraduate course in Operations Strategy and an IT seminar on the master level.

Robert ZADRAZIL

Chief Executive Officer, UniCredit Bank Austria AG and President of the Austrian Bankers' Association, Vienna

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, Vienna
2008-2009 Member, Management Board, UniCredit Bank Austria AG
2009-2012 Chief Executive Officer, Schoellerbank AG
2011-2016 Member of the Management Board, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Private Banking
since 2016 Chief Executive Officer, UniCredit Bank Austria AG, Vienna

Dr. Barbara AIGNER

General Manager, emotion banking, Vienna

 Barbara Aigner ist Branchenprofi und beschäftigt sich seit mehr als 15 Jahren mit allen Aspekten des Managements und der Kundenorientierung. Sie kennt mittelständische Besonderheiten genauso wie internationale Entwicklungen. Sie gilt als Sparringpartner und versierte Wegbegleiterin sowie fachlich profunde Moderatorin. Auf ihrer Referenzliste finden sich zahlreiche Banken aus dem Raiffeisen-, Sparkassen- und Volksbankensektor, internationale Kunden wie eine Südtiroler Volksbank, Verbände wie der ostdeutsche Sparkassenverband oder Unternehmen wie eine A1 Telekom, ÖBB, DHL Express oder UniCredit.

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