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16: Cyber security – Is resilience an utopia in a digital economy?

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Arthur-Köstler-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
in deutscher Sprache

The digital information infrastructure is now as important to a modern business location as streets, railways or energy networks. What impacts does digitalisation have on the resilience of this critical infrastructure? Will new technologies like blockchain help to make the digital world more secure? (incl. a live-hack of a smartphone)

Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Power Grid AG, Vienna
Managing Director, BRZ - Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH, Vienna
Partner, KPMG Advisory GmbH, Vienna
Director, Research Institute for Crypto Economics, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna; Founder, BlockchainHub, Berlin
Managing Partner, PS Kommunikation, Vienna Chair

Dr. Ulrike BAUMGARTNER-GABITZER

Chief Executive Officer, Austrian Power Grid AG, Vienna

 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften, Universität Wien
1984-1992 Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft
1992-2006 Generalsekretärin, VEÖ - Verband der Elektrizitätsunternehmen Österreichs
1995-1997 Kabinettschefin des Vizekanzlers
1999-2006 Abgeordnete zum Nationalrat im österreichischen Parlament, ÖVP-Verfassungssprecherin
2007-2013 Mitglied des Vorstandes, VERBUND AG
seit 2014 Vorsitzende des Vorstandes, Austrian Power Grid AG

Mag. Markus KAISER

Managing Director, BRZ - Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH, Vienna

2001 Business Administration, Auditing and Trusteeship, Finance Law, WU - Vienna School of Economics and Business, Vienna
1998-2003 Senior Project Manager, Siemens Business Services, Vienna
2004-2006 Managing Director, Siemens Business Services Romania, Bucharest
2006-2010 Senior Vice President, Head of Operations, Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Munich
2010-2011 Senior Vice President, Business Unit Solutions Germany, Siemens IT Solutions and Services, Munich
2011-2015 Senior Vice President, Consulting and Systems Integration Germany, Atos, Munich
since 2016 Managing Director, Bundesrechenzentrum GmbH, Vienna

DI Mag. Andreas TOMEK

Partner, KPMG Advisory GmbH, Vienna

 until 2001 Network Administrator
2001-2004 Trainer System Administration & Software Engineering
2004-2006 KPMG Alpen - Treuhand GmbH / IT-Auditor, IT-Advisory
2006-2016 SBA Research, Security Research / ISCP GmbH, Head of Business Development & Partner
since 2016 KPMG Advisory GmbH / Partner
 Ongoing University lecturer & Business Angel

Dr. Shermin VOSHMGIR

Director, Research Institute for Crypto Economics, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna; Founder, BlockchainHub, Berlin

1992-1998 Master, International Business Administration, WU  Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
1996-1998 MBA, CEMS, Louvain la Neuve
1998-1999 Junior Consultant, Cap Gemini Austria
1999-2001 PhD, Management of Information Systems, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
2001-2003 Associate University Professor, Infromation Systems Department, Vienna University of Economics
2003-2005 Project Development and Film Sales, ARENA Producciones, Montevideo
2010-2012 Managing Director and Co-Founder, Cinovu, Berlin
2013-2014 Production Manager Berlin, Zalando Content Creation, Zalando Operations, Berlin
since 2005 Artist and Filmmaker, Kamikatse, Berlin
since 2014 Owner, Lilon Travel, Berlin
since 2015 Founder, BlockchainHub, Berlin
since 2018 Director, Research Institute for Crypto Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business

Mag. Peter SCHIEFER

Managing Partner, PS Kommunikation, Vienna

 Mag. Peter Schiefer ist seit über 15 Jahren im Kommunikationsbereich tätig und verfügt langjährige Erfahrung in der Unternehmens- und Kapitalmarktkommunikation. Vor der Gründung der PS Kommunikation war er Geschäftsführer & Partner einer Großagentur (Kommhaus), davor war er im Management der Telekom Austria Group als Leiter des Bereichs Konzernkommunikation & Nachhaltigkeit. In seiner beruflichen Karriere arbeitete Peter Schiefer als Wirtschaftsjournalist bei der Tageszeitung "Die Presse", als Pressesprecher bei der voestalpine AG in Linz und als Stv. Leiter des Bereichs Marketing & Kommunikation bei der Industriellenvereinigung.
 
 Peter Schiefer verfügt über zwei Studienabschlüsse in Internationaler Betriebswirtschaftslehre (Universität Wien und ESCP-EAP Paris) und Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaften der Universität Wien.

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