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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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Compared to its impact on the daily life of people, finance is still a somewhat unknown territory. How can we make sense of this “technology of the future”, and particularly its algorithms and derivatives? Can we transform it into an ultimately post-capitalist agency for sharing our desires, aspirations and needs, and the complex risks they entail?

Artist and Researcher, Vienna Art
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Introduction
Deputy General Secretary, Union of Private Sector Employees, Vienna Chair

Gerald NESTLER

Artist and Researcher, Vienna

 Nestler G. graduated from the Academy of fine arts Vienna (1992) and subsequently conducted artistic research as a broker and trader (1994-1997). He has been lecturing at universities and is a practice-based Ph.D. candidate at the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmith, University of London.
 
 Recent artistic and curatorial projects include:
 The Trend Is Your Friend! (with Sylvia Eckermann, steirischer herbst 09, MedienKunstLabor, Kunsthaus Graz); Breathe My Air. A paradoxical conversation piece (with Sylvia Eckermann, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Vienna); Superglue. artistic research on scientific research (with Gerald Straub, Academy of Sciences, Vienna Art Week 11); On Purpose. The New Derivative Order (kunstraum Bernsteiner, Vienna, 2012), Glitch (Kunstraum Innsbruck, 2013); Les Rencontres Internationales, nouveau cinema et art contemporain (Gaité Lyrique, Paris, 2014, and Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin, 2015); FORENSIS (Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2014); HEDGE AVANTGARDE. renegades, traitors, educators. Inquiries into an aesthetcis of resolution (Kunstraum Bernsteiner, 2015); SOCIAL GLITCH. radical aesthetics and the consequences of extreme events (kunstraum NIEDEROESTERREICH and other venues in Vienna, 2015); THE PROMISE OF TOTAL AUTOMATION (Kunsthalle Wien, 2016).

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, 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 Chief Executive Officer, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member, Executive Board, voestalpine AG
2008-2018 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Mag. Agnes STREISSLER-FÜHRER

Deputy General Secretary, Union of Private Sector Employees, Vienna

1986-1991 Degree in History, University of Vienna
1988-1993 Degree in Economics, University of Vienna
1993-2006 Researcher, Department for Economics, Austrian Chamber of Labour, Vienna
2006-2008 Head, Department for Economic Policy, Austrian Chamber of Labour, Vienna
2008 Managing Director, ZIT- Centre for Innovation and Technology, Vienna
2009-2017 Founder and Director, Consultancy Agnes Streissler - Wirtschaftspolitische Projektberatung, Vienna
2017-2018 Member of Federal Executive Board, Union of Private Sector Employees, Vienna
since 2018 Deputy General Secretary, Union of Private Sector Employess, Vienna

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