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European economy and politics after the crisis: Challenges and opportunities

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Former Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank Group; Managing Director, Walter & Töchter Consult, Bad Soden
Director General, BUSINESSEUROPE, Brussels
Klubvorsitzender-Stellvertreter, Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat, Sozialdemokratische Parlamentsfraktion, Wien
State Secretary, Ministry for National Economy of the Republic of Hungary, Budapest
President, ÖGB - Austrian Trade Union Federation, Vienna
Ehemaliger Vizekanzler und Bundesminister für Finanzen der Republik Österreich; Vorstandssprecher, Leipnik-Lundenburger Invest Beteiligungs AG, Wien
Head of Department Economy, Der Standard, Vienna

Dr. Norbert WALTER

Former Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank Group; Managing Director, Walter & Töchter Consult, Bad Soden

Mitarbeiter, Institut für Kapitalmarktforschung in Frankfurt/Main Deutsche Bank Gruppe Chefvolkswirt, Deutsche Bank Gruppe
 Studium der Volkswirtschaftslehre
 Promotion, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
  Verschiedene Funktionen, u. a. Leitung der Abteilungen Konjunktur sowie Ressourcenökonomik, Kieler Institut für Weltwirtschaft
1968-1971
1987
  Geschäftsführer, Deutsche Bank Research
1990-2009

Mag. Markus BEYRER

Director General, BUSINESSEUROPE, Brussels

 Markus J. Beyrer has been Director General of BUSINESSEUROPE since late 2012. Prior to this he held the positions of CEO of the Austrian Industry Holding ÖIAG, Director General of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and Director for Economic Affairs of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.
 
 Before this Mr Beyrer served as Chief Economic Advisor to the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel.
 
 In addition to his executive positions, Mr Beyrer held a number of non-executive board functions in various Austrian industrial companies and was a member of the non-executive board of the Austrian Central Bank.
 
 Mr Beyrer read Law and Commercial Sciences in Vienna, graduating in law at the University of Vienna. Later he completed postgraduate studies in European Law at the Danube University in Krems (Austria) and the Stanford Executive Program at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.

Dr. Josef CAP

Klubvorsitzender-Stellvertreter, Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat, Sozialdemokratische Parlamentsfraktion, Wien

Chairman of the Association of Austria's Socialist Youth Vice-president of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) Elected to Austria's National Council Chairman of the SPÖ district organization Hernals, Vienna Secretary General of the federal SPÖ organization President of SPÖ's "Zukunfts- und Kulturwerkstätte" (think tank and platform for discussion) Executive Chairman of the Social Democratic Group Chairman of the Social Democratic Group Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Austrian National Council
  Studied political sciences and pedagogics, University of Vienna
  Doctoral thesis on: "Historisch-politologische Bestimmung sozialdemokratischer Identität in Theorie und Praxis von 1978 bis 1988"
  Deputy federal chairman of the Association of Socialist Students- VSSTÖ
  Elected officer of the Austrian Students' Union
1978-1984
  Member of the National Executive of Austria's Socialist Party - SPÖ
1979-1985
1983
since 1994
1988-1995
1995-2001
2001-2007
2007-2013
2008-2013

Prof. Dr. Zoltan CSEFALVAY

State Secretary, Ministry for National Economy of the Republic of Hungary, Budapest

Research Fellow, Institute for Geography of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary Head of the Ministerial Cabinet Office, Ministry for Industry, Budapest, Hungary Advisor to the President, Hungarian National Bank, Budapest, Hungary Research Fellow, Humboldt Fellowship, Department of Geography, University Heidelberg Managing Director, Hungarian Centre of Trend Research, Budapest, Hungary Research Fellow, Institute for Urban and Regional Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria Senior Lecturer, Kodolanyi Janos College, Szekesfehervar, Hungary Deputy Secretary of State, Department for Regional Economic Development, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Budapest, Hungary Professor of Economic Geography, Andrassy Gyula German University of Budapest, Hungary
1983-1990
1990-1991
1991-1995
1995-1997
1995-1998
1997-1999
1998-2008
2000-2002
since 2002

Array Erich FOGLAR

President, ÖGB - Austrian Trade Union Federation, Vienna

Works Council Training Official, Regional Management: Vienna - Southwest Deputy Chair for Manual Workers, Works Council Political Secretary, Metalworkers Union Deputy General Secretary, Finance Department, Metalworkers Union Secretary General, Metalworkers Union (since 2000: Trade Union for Metal and Textile Workers) Executive Secretary, responsible for finances, Austrian Trade Union Federation Chairman, Trade Union for Metal, Textile and Food Workers Member of Management, Austrian Trade Union Federation Acting President, Austrian Trade Union Federation
1979-1987
1984-1987
1985-1987
1987-1988
1988-1992
1992-2006
2006
2006-2008
since 2007
2008-2009

Dipl.-Ing. Josef PRÖLL

Ehemaliger Vizekanzler und Bundesminister für Finanzen der Republik Österreich; Vorstandssprecher, Leipnik-Lundenburger Invest Beteiligungs AG, Wien

Studium an der Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Studienrichtung Landwirtschaft, Studienzweig Agrarökonomie Referent der Niederösterreichischen Landes-Landwirtschaftskammer Wirtschaftspolitischer Referent im Österreichischen Bauernbund; Assistent der Abgeordneten Agnes Schierhuber im EU-Parlament Direktor des Wiener Bauernbundes Kabinettschef von Bundesminister Wilhelm Molterer im Bundesministerium für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft (BMLFUW) Direktor des Österreichischen Bauernbundes Bundesminister für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft (BMLFUW) Bundesparteiobmann der Österreichischen Volkspartei
1987-1993
1993-1998
1998-2000
1999-2000
2000-2001
2001-2003
2003-2008
seit 2008

Array Andreas SCHNAUDER

Head of Department Economy, Der Standard, Vienna

Studium der Handelswissenschaften, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Trainee-Programm, Girozentrale Hochschullehrgang für Journalismus, Institut für Publizistik, Universität Wien Volontariat (danach freier Mitarbeiter), Wirtschaftsressort, Der Standard Anstellung, Der Standard Stellvertretender Ressortleiter Wirtschaft, Die Presse Korrespondent in Brüssel Stellvertretender Ressortleiter Wirtschaft, Der Kurier
1986
1989-1991
1992-1993
1992
1994
1997
2003-2005
seit 2005

Economic Symposium

show timetable

31.08.2010

12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 14:30Managing the crisis in EuropePlenary
15:00 - 16:30New Sustainability: Can economic and financial crises be prevented?Plenary
17:00 - 18:30Special Lecture: How is the US reinventing itself?Plenary
18:30 - 21:00Reception hosted by the Tourism and Leisure Industries Division of the Austrian Federal Economic ChamberSocial

01.09.2010

07:00 - 08:30Economics: Between state, market and civil societyPlenary
09:00 - 10:30The win-win-potential of Economy and EcologyPlenary
13:00 - 14:3001 Krisenbewältigung: Sparen, konsumieren oder investieren?Breakout
13:00 - 16:0003 Neue Sehnsucht nach alten WertenBreakout
13:00 - 16:0004 Live-Simulation: “Neue Steuern braucht das Land!?”Breakout
13:00 - 16:0005 Gerechtigkeit in der Marktwirtschaft?Breakout
13:00 - 16:0006 Borrowing from the Future – Consequences of the CrisisBreakout
13:00 - 16:0007 Re-Set Universities! Hochschulen neu denkenBreakout
13:00 - 16:0008 Was heisst Management-Professionalität nach der Krise?Breakout
13:00 - 16:0009 Mit Mediation nachhaltig durch die Krise steuernBreakout
13:00 - 16:0010 One man’s loss is another man’s gain? Post-crisis challenges and opportunities in CEEBreakout
13:00 - 14:3011 Ökologische Revolution – Technologie statt IdeologieBreakout
13:00 - 16:0012 Elektromobilität: Neuer Antrieb aus der Krise?Breakout
13:00 - 16:0013 Innovation: Voraussetzung für eine erfolgreiche ZukunftBreakout
13:00 - 16:0014 Mit intelligenten Netzen aus der KriseBreakout
13:00 - 16:0015 Tourismus: Leitbranche mit Beschäftigungs- und Standortgarantie in ÖsterreichBreakout
15:00 - 16:3002 Die Zukunft der sozialen Sicherheit – Who cares?Breakout
17:00 - 18:30Peter Drucker Special Lecture: Innovation as the key to post-crisis managementPlenary
18:30 - 21:00Reception hosted by T-Systems Austria GmbH and T-Mobile Austria GmbHSocial

02.09.2010

07:30 - 09:45European economy and politics after the crisis: Challenges and opportunitiesPlenary
09:45 - 10:00Closing StatementPlenary