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How to Navigate Global Transformations

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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in englischer Sprache

We live in an age that demands moonshots in leadership: exponential technological growth, a race to the bottom (of resources) and the climate crisis are enormous challenges. How can business leaders reframe, rethink and relearn past practices to successfully master these transformations?

Chief Operating Officer, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Introduction
Senior Manager, Production and Director, Cultural Change, FACC Operations GmbH, St. Martin im Innkreis
Global Digital Integration Leader and Chief of Staff to Chief Digital Officers, PwC Switzerland; Founder and Executive Director, Thriving Elements, Zurich
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rebel Meat GmbH, Vienna
Executive Director, Impact Hub Network, Vienna Chair

Mag.a Charlotte STEENBERGEN

Chief Operating Officer, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

 Charlotte Steenbergen joined the European Forum Alpbach in 2015 as a project manager. Before that, she worked for the International AIDS Society and as event and PR manager in the field of sustainability. As Head of Corporate Fundraising at a Children’s Foundation, she commuted between Munich and Hamburg. At the European Forum Alpbach she is in charge of the development of new activities in the field of leadership, digitization and sustainability. Additionally, she works on the topic of entrepreneurship and female empowerment, oversees the production of the annual conference and is in charge of Alpbach in Motion as well as on the board of the Alpbach in Motion Alumni Club. In 2019 she became the COO of the European Forum Alpbach Association.

Martin MISTLBERGER

Senior Manager, Production and Director, Cultural Change, FACC Operations GmbH, St. Martin im Innkreis

2012-2013 Research Assistant, IPMT - Institute of Polymeric Materials and Testing, Johannes Kepler University Linz
2013-2014 Material and Process Engineer, FACC Operations GmbH, Ried im Innkreis
2014-2014 Coordinator and Deputy Manager Production (Cleanroom), FACC Operations GmbH, Ort im Innkreis
2014-2015 Manager Production, RTM - Resin Transfer Molding Area, FACC Operations GmbH, Ort im Innkreis
2015-2017 Head of Production, Peak Technology GmbH, Holzhausen
since 2017 Senior Manager Production, FACC Operations GmbH, St. Martin im Innkreis

M.Sc. Janet T. PHAN

Global Digital Integration Leader and Chief of Staff to Chief Digital Officers, PwC Switzerland; Founder and Executive Director, Thriving Elements, Zurich

2007-2009 IT e-Business Analyst, Weyerhaeuser, Seattle, WA
2009-2011 Information Technology Project Manager, The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL
2011-2012 IT Information Security Product Manager, The Boeing Company, Chicago, IL
2012-2013 IT Strategic Contracting and Telecom and Network Category Manager, The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA
2013-2014 Global Network Infrastructure Project Manager, PwC US, Seattle, WA
2014-2015 Global Customer Relationship Management Strategy and Implementation, PwC US, Seattle, WA
2015-2018 Global Technology Program and Product Manager, PwC US and PwC Switzerland, Seattle, WA and Zurich

B.Sc. Philipp STANGL

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Rebel Meat GmbH, Vienna

2012-2014 Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer, KochAbo, Vienna
2015-2018 Head, Pre-Seed Investments, Speedinvest, Vienna

Gabriela GANDEL

Executive Director, Impact Hub Network, Vienna

2001-2004 Educational Programmes Design and Delivery, ProVita Romania, Bucharest
2004-2006 Associate Trainer, Human Invest, Bucharest
2005-2006 Vice President People Development, AIESEC Romania, Bucharest
2006-2007 Vice President People Development, AIESEC International, Rotterdam
2007-2008 President, AIESEC
2008-2010 Consultant, NGDP Programme Director, Future Considerations, London
2010-2011 Senior Consultant, Future Considerations, London
since 2011 Executive Director, Impact Hub Network, Vienna

Economic Symposium

show timetable

27.08.2019

14:00 - 15:45The New World Trade (Dis)orderPlenary
16:00 - 17:00Europe’s Dream of a Leading Role in the WorldPlenary
16:00 - 17:00Revisiting Friedrich August von Hayek – A ControversyPlenary
17:15 - 18:15Capitalism and Democracy – A Power Struggle?Plenary

28.08.2019

08:00 - 08:30“On the Agenda” BreakfastSocial
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Data and the Future of WorkPlenary
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Sustained MobilityPlenary
08:30 - 09:15On the Agenda: Responsible BusinessesPlenary
09:30 - 10:30Managing Insecurity or Managing in Security?Plenary
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 01: Company Future Under Scrutiny? Scenarios from Limitation to LiberationBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 02: How Data Determines the Fortunes of States, Corporations and IndividualsBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 03: What Can and Should AI Do? What Kind of Regulation Does Innovation Need?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 04: Freedom of Choice vs. Regulation When Switching to Alternative DrivesBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 05: How to Avoid the Commodity Trap?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 06: The Liberty of Offensive PlayBreakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 07: ‘Ecosystems’ of Digital Champions: How Can Other Businesses Keep Up?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 08: Ready for the Future – Which Skills Do We Need?Breakout
11:00 - 12:30Breakout Session 09: We and The Digital World – Society and Business in TransitionBreakout
12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 7Culture
12:30 - 14:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
13:30 - 14:30Loggia-TalkPartner
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Free Trade – of Course!? Can Free Trade Enjoy Sustainable Success?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: How Vulnerable Is Our Economy?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: Yellow Vests and Energy Poverty: Questions of Distribution in Climate and Energy PolicyBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Open Talent Economy – Seeking New Approaches in an Uncertain World of WorkBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 14: Safe Nutrition – Between Individual Self-Realization and Societal GoalsBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 15: The Erosion of Trust Undermines Economic Behavior. How to Restore it?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 16: Digital Identity: Brave New World?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 17: The Spy You Love in Your PocketBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Breakout Session 18: How to Cope with Complexity: A Playful Session with Eigenland®Breakout
16:15 - 17:15Unleashing Europe’s Digital PotentialPlenary
17:15 - 18:00Gearing Up For CyberattacksPlenary
18:15 - 19:00Huge Stage of IdeasPlenary
18:30 - 20:30Viennese Wednesday Society of Trade – Edition Alpbach: Consumer Protection in Between Climate Crisis and DigitizationPartner
20:30 - 21:45Alpbach Special: Schrödinger’s Duck in Schrödinger’s HallCulture
22:00 - 23:55Magenta NightSocial

29.08.2019

08:00 - 09:0019th Alpbach Europe Breakfast: Europe on the MovePartner
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast ClubPartner
09:00 - 09:30“On the Agenda” BreakfastSocial
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: Powering the Energy TransitionPlenary
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: The Role of Finance in SocietyPlenary
09:30 - 10:15On the Agenda: Connected IndustriesPlenary
10:30 - 11:00How to Navigate Global TransformationsPlenary
11:00 - 12:00The ‘How To’ in Building Future-Ready BusinessesPlenary
12:00 - 12:15Balcony Scene 8Culture
15:00 - 16:00Loggia TalkPartner