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”Kater” Breakfast

Hotel Böglerhof
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Chief Economist, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Frankfurt am Main
Founding Director, Flossbach von Storch Research Institute, Cologne
Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna Chair

Dr. Ulrich KATER

Chief Economist, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Frankfurt am Main

Promotion, Finanzwissenschaften, Universität Köln Stab, Sachverständigenrat zur Begutachtung der gesamtwirtschaftlichen Entwicklung für die Themen Geldpolitik und Kapitalmarkt Aufbau, Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung der DekaBank, Frankfurt a.M.
 Studium der Volkswirtschaftslehre, Universitäten Göttingen und Köln
seit 1999

Prof. Dr. Thomas MAYER

Founding Director, Flossbach von Storch Research Institute, Cologne

Kiel Institute for the World Economy Ph.D. in Economics, University of Kiel International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C. Salomon Brothers, London Goldman Sachs, Frankfurt and London Chief European Economist and Co-head of the Global Economics Group, Deutsche Bank, London Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank Group, Frankfurt am Main


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

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

Economic Symposium

show timetable


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


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


Magenta NightSocial


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