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Special Lecture

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Lecture
english language

In an age of rapid social change and volatility, what skills and values do academics need to really contribute to society as researchers, lecturers and public figures?

Speakers

Editor-in-Chief, Science; President, National Academy of Science, Washington, D.C. Key Note
Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Ph.D. Marcia MCNUTT

Editor-in-Chief, Science; President, National Academy of Science, Washington, D.C.

1978 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego
1978-1979 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1979-1982 Geophysicist, Branch of Tectonophysics, Office of Earthquake Studies, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California
1982-1986 Assistant Professor of Geophysics, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1986 Associate Professor of Geophysics, EAPS, MIT, Cambridge, MA
1989-1998 Professor of Geophysics, EAPS, MIT, Cambridge, MA
1993-1995 Associate Director, MIT SeaGrant College Program, Cambridge, MA
1995-1997 Director, MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography and Applied Ocean Science and Engineering, Cambridge, MA
1997-2009 President; Chief Executive Officer, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Menterey, CA
1998-2009 Professor, Department of Earth Science, UC Santa Cruz
1998-2009 Professor of Geophysics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2009-2013 Director, US Geological Survey, Reston Virginia
2013-2013 Visiting Research Scientist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography/IGPP, San Diego
2013-2016 Editor-in-Chief, Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C.
since 2015 Professor, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
since 2016 President, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

M.Sc. Philippe NARVAL

Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1994-1996 Scholarship holder/Student, Lester B. Pearson United World College, Victoria
1996-1997 National Service/Gedenkdienst, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem
1997-1998 Community Service Coordinator, American International School, Cochabamba
1998-2003 BA, King's College, London
2000-2001 Exchange Year, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
2003-2004 Exhibition Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Wien
2004-2005 Programme Manager, Concordia, Chisinau
2005-2010 Programme Officer, Light for the World, Vienna
2010-2011 MSc, University of Oxford
since 2012 Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna