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On the Agenda: Data and the Future of Work

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Liechtenstein-Saal
Plenary / Talk & Q&A
in englischer Sprache

According to World Bank data, there are currently more than 3.4 billion people in the global workforce. Drastic changes in the global economy lead to the evolution and dissolution of jobs and the emergence of skills gaps. How can labour market data help businesses, policy makers and employees predict and prepare for a new economy?

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, whatchado GmbH, Vienna
Senior Director and Management Board Member, LinkedIn, Munich
Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH; Editor-in-Chief, Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach Chair

Jubin HONARFAR

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, whatchado GmbH, Vienna

2003-2004 Counsellor, Youth Camp, United Nations, Vienna
2004-2007 Specialty Pharmaceutical Sales Representative, Schütz Medical Services, Vienna
2007-2011 Case Worker and Interpreter, Hias Vienna, Vienna
since 2012 Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, whatchado GmbH, Vienna

Barbara WITTMANN

Senior Director and Management Board Member, LinkedIn, Munich

2005-2014 General Manager and Site Lead, Dell, Halle
2015-2016 Senior Vice President Sales and Sales Operations, ImmobilienScout24, Berlin
since 2016 Senior Director and Management Board Member, LinkedIn, Munich

Gerold RIEDMANN

Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH; Editor-in-Chief, Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach

2000-2003 Editor-In-Chief, AME - Aigner Media Entertainment, Munich
2001-2003 Host, Producer F.A.Z. Business-Radio
2003-2011 Deputy Editor-In-Chief, Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach
since 2011 Media Executive Leadership Program, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Chief Executive Officer, Russmedia Digital, Schwarzach
since 2015 Managing Director, Russmedia Verlag GmbH, Schwarzach
Editor-in-Chief, Vorarlberger Nachrichten, Schwarzach
since 2019 SEP - Stanford Executive Leadership Program, Stanford, CA

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