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Europe in 2030 and beyond: Findings and recommendations of the EU Reflection Group

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language
Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg
Member, Advisory Committee, Financial Market Symposium, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Secretary-General, EU Reflection Group, Brussels
Former President of the Republic of Latvia; Vice-Chairperson, EU Reflection Group, Riga
Ambassador of the European Union to the People's Republic of China and Mongolia, Beijing Chair

Mag. Wilhelm MOLTERER

Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg

  Chairman of Student's Union, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1979-1981 Assistant, Department of Agricultural Policy, University of Linz
1981-1984 Head, Economic Policy Division, Austrian Farmers' Federation
1985-1986 Employee, Provincial Government of Upper Austria
1985-1987 Municipal Councillor in Sierning
1987-1989 Secretary of the Office, Federal Minister Dr. Josef Riegler
1989-1990 Head of the Office, Federal Minister Dr. Franz Fischler
1990-1993 Director, Austrian Farmers' Federation
1990-1994 Member, National Council of Austria
1993-1994 Secretary-general, Austrian People's Party
1994-2000 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
2000-2003 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
2003-2007 Chairman, Austrian People's Party Parliamentary group
2007-2008 Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria
2007-2008 Chairman, Austrian People's Party
2008-2011 Member, National Council, Spokesperson on Constitutional Matters
2011-2015 Vice-President, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
since 2015 Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg

Dr. Rainer MÜNZ

Member, Advisory Committee, Financial Market Symposium, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1979-1989 Research Fellow, Austrian Academy of Sciences
1980-1998 Lecturer, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt and University of Vienna
1986-1987 Visiting Professor, University of Bamberg
1986, 1989 and 1997-1998 Visiting Professor, University of California at Berkeley
1988-1989 Visiting Professor, University of Frankfurt am Main
1989-1997 Lecturer, Technical University, Vienna
1990-1992 Director, Institute of Demography, Austrian Academy of Science
1992 Visiting Professor, University of Zurich
1992-2003 Head, Department of Demography, Humboldt University, Berlin
1995, 1997 Visiting Professor, Alpen-Adria-University Klagenfurt
2000-2001 Visiting Professor, University of Vienna
2001-2002 Senior Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics of Finance, Technical University, Vienna
since 2003 Senior Fellow, HWWI - Hamburg Institute of International Economics
since 2005 Senior Researcher, Erste Group Bank AG
2008-2010 Member, Reflection Group Horizon 2020-2030, European Union
since 2009 Senior Fellow, Migration Policy Center, Washington, D.C.
since 2010 Visiting Professor, University of St. Gallen
since 2010 Member of the Advisory Committee, Alpbach Financial Market Symposium, Vienna

Dr. Ziga TURK

Secretary-General, EU Reflection Group, Brussels

1989 Master of Science, Faculty of Electrotechnics and Computer Science, University of Ljubljana
1992 Ph.D., Deptment of Civil Engineering, University of Ljubljana
1986-1989 Assistant Research Engineer, Institute of Structural and Earthquake Engineering and Building Informatics (IKPIR), University of Ljubljana
1989-1993 Assistant, Computer Science and CAAD, Department of Architecture, University of Ljubljana
1993-1998 Assistant Professor, Computer Science and CAAD, Department of Architecture, University of Ljubljana
1997-1999 Visiting Lecturer, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
1998-2004 Associate Professor, Information Technology and Documentation, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
since 2001 Visiting Professor, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
since 2002 Head, Chair of Construction Informatics, University of Ljubljana
since 2004 Professor, Information Technology and Documentation, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
  Secretary-General, EU Reflection Group, Brussels

Ph.D. Vaira VIKE-FREIBERGA

Former President of the Republic of Latvia; Vice-Chairperson, EU Reflection Group, Riga

1984-1989 Vice-chair, Science Council of Canada
1998-1999 Director of Latvian Institute, Riga
1999-2007 President of Latvia

Dr.iur. Hans-Dietmar SCHWEISGUT

Ambassador of the European Union to the People's Republic of China and Mongolia, Beijing

1975 MCL, SMU, Dallas, USA
1975-1977 Postgraduate studies, Diplomatische Akademie Wien (Diplomatic Academy Vienna)
1977 Joins the Austrian diplomatic service
1979-1983 Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations, New York
1983-1984 Head of the office, State Secretary for Economic Coordination in the Austrian Federal Chancellery
1984-1986 Secretary and later head of the office to the Federal Minister for Public Economy and Transport of Austria
1986-1987 Economic advisor to the Austrian Federal Minister of Finance
1987-1991 Minister at the Austrian Embassy, Tokyo
1991-1999 Director General for Economic Integration and Customs of the Federal Ministry of Finance, responsible for economic and monetary policy, international affairs, including the International Financial
  Institutions, European Integration, Customs and excise taxes
1999-2003 Ambassador of Austria to Japan
2003-2007 Ambassador of Austria to the People's Republic of China
2007 -2010 Permanent Representative of Austria to the European Union in Brussels
2011 -2014 Ambassador of the European Union to Japan

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