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Opening

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Opening
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At the beginning of the Economic Symposium, “wenn es soweit ist” will develop a performative game throughout the room, quote texts by sociologists Ulrich Beck and Angelika Poferl and pave the way for the following discussions on InEqualities in the economy with their action “The Global Village”.

Speakers

Artist, "Das Weltdorf", Vienna Art
Artist, Vienna Art
President, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna
President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

Mag. Jacqueline KORNMÜLLER

Artist, "Das Weltdorf", Vienna

 Jacqueline Kornmüller is a germanspeaking theatre-and filmdirector. She studied History, History of Art and New German Literature at the Ludwig Maximiliian University in Munich. In 1986 she changed to the "Folkwang Schule" for music, theatre and dance in Essen, and finally graduated with a diploma.
 Her first engagement lead her to the theatres of Cologne, where she worked with directors such as Dimiter Gotscheff, Günter Krämer, Georges Tabori, Hans Michael Rehberg and Mauricio Kagel and direted her first plays. From 1998 to 2000 she worked as an director in Lübeck, then Friedrich Schirmer invited her in to the state theatre of Stuttgart. She worked there until 2005 as a staff director, then she changed with Schirmer to the Schauspielhaus in Hamburg 2007. In 2008 she moved to Vienna and started with the preperatory work for a first documentary picture. 2009 she founded the theatregroupe wenn es soweit ist together with Peter Wolf. She invented the concept and the idea of the project "Ganymed Boarding", which she produced with Peter Wolf as a coproduction of wenn es soweit ist with the Kunsthistorischem Museum of Vienna. In September 2011 she invented the concept and the idea of the documentary projekt "Die Reise- A Project for 30 Immigrants", a coproduction of wenn es soweit ist and Volkstheater, Wien. For this work she received the Dorothea Neff Prize for best director.

Peter Ulrich WOLF

Artist, Vienna

 Before Peter Wolf became a director and producer, he worked from the start of his career in the German speaking area at theaters with great reputation: Burgtheater Vienna, Theater in der Josefstadt, Schauspiel Bonn, Staatstheater Mannheim, Theater Basel, Staatstheater Hannover, Schauspiel Köln, Staatstheater Stuttgart and Schauspielhaus Hamburg and with outstanding directors like Hans Kresnik, Ernst Wendt, Boy Gobert, Jossi Wiehler, Andreas Kriegenburg, Karin Baier and Johann Simons.
 With this wealth of experience in dramaturgic work he started to initiate a series in Vienna in 2007 of consecutive evenings who concentrate themselves unto the concept of wenn es soweit ist. Since 2008 he produced, directed and conceptualized the evenings Pessoa 01 Pessoa Lounge, the first evening, who deals with the complete works of Fernando Pessoa, Josephinum 02 about death, a performance which deals with different disciplines of arts and is situated around the theme death and finally the project Ganymed Boarding in which contemporary authors describe the masterpieces of the picture gallery and actors interpret them in an open performance play. In September 2011 he produced Die Reise in the Volkstheater Wien with 30 Immigrants telling there story of their journey to Austria. 2012 -14 Ganymed became an art project for the European Union, with Hungary , Poland and Austria participating, called Ganymed goes Europe.

Rudi KASKE

President, Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour, Vienna

1970-1974 Kochlehrling und Anschließend Koch, Hotel Vienna Intercontinental
1974-1987 Jugendsekretär der Gewerkschaft HGPD (Hotel, Gastgewerbe, Persönlicher Dienst)
1977-1978 Absolvent der Sozialakademie der Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte
1987-1995 Zentralsekretär der Gewerkschaft HGPD
1995-2006 Vorsitzender der Gewerkschaft HGPD
2006-2012 Vorsitzender der Verkehrs- und Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft vida
seit 2013 Präsident, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien und Bundesarbeitskammer

Dr. Christoph LEITL

President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

1966 Founding Chairman, European Youth
1973 Ph.D., Economic and Social Sciences, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1990-2000 Member, Government of the Federal State of Upper Austria with portfolio for Economy, Finance and European Affairs
1995-2000 Member, Committee of the Regions (CoR), SME Division
2001-2005 President, Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry)
2005-2009 President, European SME Union
since 2006 Honorary President, Eurochambres
 
 Academic Posts
 Visiting Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (International Trade Department)
 
 Guest Lectures
 Princeton University
 Fudan University, Shanghai
 University of Cape Town
 T.C. Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara University
 MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Harvard University
since 2006 Chairman, Global Chamber Platform

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

1970-1971 Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971-1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974-1981 Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981-1982 Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982-1986 Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986-1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988-1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993-1994 Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991-2010 Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG
since 2008 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach

Economic Symposium

show timetable

01.09.2015

10:00 - 12:30Charity Soccer Match - Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
14:00 - 14:50OpeningPlenary
15:30 - 16:20Understanding Inequality - an Empirical AssessmentPlenary
16:40 - 18:10Inequality of Opportunity - Causes, Impact and InterventionsPlenary
18:10 - 18:30Political CornerPlenary
18:30 - 20:30InEquality from a Female PerspectivePartner
18:30 - 19:30Rankings and Reality - Austria's Economic Competitiveness Put to the TestPartner
18:30 - 22:00ecoplus Lower-Austria EveningSocial
20:30 - 22:00The Entrepreneurial Economy - How to Become a Champion?Plenary
22:00 - 23:00Illuminating AlpbachSocial
22:30 - 23:30Young Talents - Late Night ConcertCulture

02.09.2015

08:00 - 09:0015th management club Business BreakfastPartner
08:00 - 09:00Digital Technology: From Inequality to Inclusion - Peter Drucker Breakfast ClubPlenary
09:00 - 10:10Growing Disparities in Wealth and Income - Is (More) Redistribution Necessary?Plenary
09:30 - 10:30The Throwaway SocietyPartner
10:10 - 10:30Political Corner2Plenary
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 01: The Welfare of Nations in the 21st CenturyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 02: Being Family Friendly - Cosmetic PR or a Successful Route to Equality of Opportunity?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 03: Intergenerational Justice and Economic OutcomesBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 04: Peripheral Business Locations - Disadvantage or (Underestimated) Potential?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 05: Win-Win?! The Symbiosis of Big Business and StartupsBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 06: How Can Europe Overcome Disparity due to the Digital Revolution?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 07: Economic and Financial Education - What Has to be Done?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 08: Value Networks as a Key to a Successful Business LocationBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 09: Leading Organisations - What Next?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 10: Tackling Social Injustice in EuropeBreakout
13:30 - 14:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 11: All the Same - All Different?Breakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 12: The Pension System - Unfair Rather than Equitable?Breakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 13: Better Decisions through ParticipationBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 14: Care as a Gender Political and Economic ChallengeBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 15: New Technologies - Old InequalitiesBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 16: Energy Supply in Transformation - Inequality in Access to Markets and Political PowerBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 17: Equality - Location Dependent?Breakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 18: Disabled Employees - Opportunities for Growth & InnovationBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 19: More Equal than Others? Modern Management between Leadership and ParticipationBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 20: The Investment Gap in Europe - How to Kick-start Growth?Breakout
18:00 - 19:30Shifting the Perception - Solutions to Combating InequalityPlenary
21:15 - 22:45Young Talents - Maja Osojnik BandCulture
22:00 - 00:00Magenta NightSocial

03.09.2015

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with Dan ShechtmanBreakout
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with Angelika KreschBreakout
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" Breakfast - Back to NormalityPartner
09:00 - 10:30Beyond Clichés - China's Political and Economic StrategiesPlenary
11:00 - 12:20How to Grow or Not to Grow - that is the Question!Plenary
12:20 - 12:35ClosingPlenary
16:45 - 20:00Economic DialoguePartner