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Talk on the Mountain – Diversity: A moral responsibility or a tool to maximise profits

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Meeting Point: Terrace
Partner / Hike
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Die Presse invites participants of the European Forum Alpbach to the event “Talk on the Mountain”. Starting at the Congress Centre Alpbach, the participants will hike to Zirmalm where the discussion and brunch will commence. Prior registration is required (email: veranstaltungen@diepresse.com) due to the limited spaces available.

Speakers

Chairman of the Board, Essl Foundation MGE - Zero Project, Klosterneuburg
Partner, Roland Berger GmbH, Vienna
Head of Human Resources, Thales Austria GmbH, Vienna
Assistant Professor, Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
International Partner, Suchocki Executive Search GmbH, Vienna

Martin ESSL

Chairman of the Board, Essl Foundation MGE - Zero Project, Klosterneuburg

1982 Graduation from Handelsakademie (Higher Secondary Business School)
1983-1984 Retail traineeship in the USA
  Management Assistant at Schömer bauMax group
  Builds controlling and cost accounting system
  Develops enterprise resource planning system
  Granted power of attorney
  Shareholder of Schömer bauMax group
1984-1989 Entry into the Schömer bauMax group
1989-1999 Vice Chairman of the Management Board, Managing Director oft the Schömer bauMax group
since 1999 Chariman of the Management Board of bauMax group
2007 Founding of the Essl Social Prize

Dr. Heike MENSI-KLARBACH

Assistant Professor, Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna

1998-2002 Accountancy
2004-2006 Consultant and Trainer
2006-2011 Research Assistant, Research Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
2011-2015 Assistant Professor, Department Management, Gender and Diversity in Organisations, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
2015 Visiting Researcher, Department for Intercultural Communication and Management, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen
 Since 2017 Post Doc, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
2015-2017 Guest Professor for Gender and Diversity, Leibniz University Hanover

Economic Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2018

10:00 - 12:30Charity Soccer Match - Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
14:00 - 14:30OpeningPlenary
14:30 - 15:30"I have a dream": I dream of a diverse and resilient EuropePlenary
16:00 - 17:30The future of data economyPlenary
18:30 - 20:00ecoplus and "So schmeckt Niederösterreich" Lower Austria EveningSocial
20:00 - 21:30Innovation 101: The "diversity" factorPlenary

29.08.2018

08:00 - 09:00Europe BreakfastPartner
08:00 - 09:00Swiss Country Breakfast: RicolaPlenary
08:00 - 09:00Swiss Country Breakfast: logitechPlenary
08:30 - 11:30Talk on the Mountain - Diversity: A moral responsibility or a tool to maximise profitsPartner
09:00 - 10:30Agility and resilience: Superpowers to handle complexityPlenary
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 01: Digital Future Game: Requirements for a digital societyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 02: An unpredictable future - Digitalisation in individual trafficBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 03: Digital leadership - How states and businesses lead through the digital transformation successfullyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 04: Demographic change and its effects on the future working lifeBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 05: Republic of fake news - How civil society and businesses become resilient to manipulationBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 06: Class conflict or social partnership in wage negotiations: What guarantees stability and flexibility?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 07: On the green grass and in business: If you don’t shoot, you will not score.Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 08: Specialisation and diversification - What businesses can learn from natural sciencesBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 09: The rising of "TECHNIUM": Is it real, fantasy or artificial?Breakout
13:30 - 15:00Lunch receptionSocial
13:30 - 14:45WERIETY LUNCH LAB: Innovate diversity and co-create new concepts for resiliencePartner
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 10: Playmaker or match ball - Resilience in times of disruptionBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 11: Challenges of the digital economy: Pioneer or fast followerBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 12: Transparency instead of discretion? HR as a key for equal payBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 13: Strategic big data management: How to deal with the "new oil"?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 14: We don't need no education! Economic education as a business-location factorBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 15: Blockchain and the new cryptoeconomics: Are economy and society facing the next revolution?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 16: Cyber security - Is resilience an utopia in a digital economy?Breakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 17: Differences that make a difference: Cooperatives vs. PLCsBreakout
15:00 - 17:30Breakout Session 18: Start-up spirit @ big corporation - how much is too much?Breakout
17:30 - 19:30WU CryptonightPartner
18:00 - 22:00Vienna Wednesday society of trade - Alpbach edition: How digital is our work?Partner
18:15 - 19:45Working in the age of overload - Better thrive than survivePlenary
22:00 - 00:00Magenta NightSocial

30.08.2018

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPartner
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" BreakfastPartner
09:00 - 10:30New mobility: Electric, shared or autonomous?Plenary
11:00 - 12:30Shock resistance: Downfall, intervention, resurrection?Plenary
16:30 - 20:00Economic DialoguePartner