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Social commitment of higher education institutions

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
english language

Not only do universities deliver intellectual stimuli which at times trigger social change, they can also reform societies through social engagement. Which initiatives already exist and where should universities engage more within communities?

President, National University of Ireland Galway
Secretary-General, Volkswagen Foundation, Hanover
Former President, European Students' Union, Brussels
Secretary General, German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn
Dean, Faculty for Informatics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Director and Executive Producer, Format Development, Terra Mater Factual Studios GmbH, Vienna

PhD, DSc, MRIA, CEng James BROWNE

President, National University of Ireland Galway

Dean, College of Engineering and Informatics
 Engineering graduate, National University of Ireland Galway
 Worked with Nortel Networks in Canada and Ireland
1996-2001
 Since 2008 President, National University of Ireland Galway

Dr. Wilhelm KRULL

Secretary-General, Volkswagen Foundation, Hanover

Studies of German, Philosophy, Education and Politics Doctorate, Marburg DAAD-Lectorship, University of Oxford; DAAD-fellow, University of Bonn Research Assistant Head, Departement for Research, International and Public Relations, German Council of Science and Humanities, Cologne Head, Departement I, Max Planck Society, Munich
1971-1980
1980
1980-1984
1985-1987
1987-1993
1993-1995

Array Lea MEISTER

Former President, European Students' Union, Brussels

Policy Officer, Students' Union of the University of Basel International Officer of the Swiss Students' Union Board Member, European Students' Union, Brussels Vice-President, European Students' Union, Brussels
2009-2011
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016

Array Dorothea RÜLAND

Secretary General, German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn

Editor, German Department, University of Exeter DAAD-Editor, German Department, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai Head, Divison Great Britain Head, German Academic Exchange Service Branch Office, Jakarta Head, Section South-German Academic Exchange Service Vice Secretary General, Department for Transnational Programs
1980-1982
1985-1990
1991
1994-1999
2001
2004

Dr. Hannes WERTHNER

Dean, Faculty for Informatics, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna

Lektor am Institut für Statistik und Informatik der Universität Wien Research Fellow am Politechnico di Milano Universitäts-Assistent am Institut für Statistik und Informatik der Universität Wien Karenzierung im Rahmen der Aktion 'Wissenschafter für die Wirtschaft' Universitäts-Assistent am Institut für Statistik, OR und Computerverfahren der Universität Wien Universitäts-Dozent für Angewandte Informatik, Institut für Statistik, OR und Computerverfahren der Universität Wien Chefredakteur der Zeitschrift IT and Tourism - Applications.Methodologies.Techniques Gastprofessur an der Universität Trento, Italien
 Studium der Informatik an der Technischen Universität Wien
1984-1985
1985
1986-1989
1989-1991
1991-1994
1994-1998
seit 1998
1998

Mag. Markus MOOSLECHNER

Director and Executive Producer, Format Development, Terra Mater Factual Studios GmbH, Vienna

Studium Graz/USA; Moderator, Journalist, Aktueller Dienst Hörfunk, TV, ORF Landesstudio Salzburg Journalist; Livereporter; Redakteur, ORF Zeit im Bild, ORF Magazin Willkommen Österreich Moderator; Sendungsverantwortlicher, ORF Magazin Newton; Analyst (Science), ORF Zeit im Bild
1996-2002
2002-2007
2007-2012