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Special Lecture: Evgeny Morozov

Plenary / Lecture
in englischer Sprache

Last in Alpbach eleven years ago as a scholarship holder, Morozov returns as one of the world’s most knowledgeable critics of silicon-valley-dominated data capitalism. What is the agenda of the data industry and how can Europe regain its technological sovereignty? Being a regular columnist for the Guardian and award-winning book author, Morozov will share his insights on a world where data is the new key resource.

Author and Essayist, Soligork, Belarus


Author and Essayist, Soligork, Belarus

2006-2008 Director of New Media, Transitions Online
2008-2009 Fellow, Open Society Foundations
2009-2010 Fellow, Georgetown University
2010-2012 Visiting Scholar, Stanford University and Schwartz Fellow, New America Foundation
since 2013 Ph.D. Student, History of Science, Harvard University, Cambridge

Financial Market Symposium

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12:00 - 12:20OpeningPlenary
12:20 - 13:30The “new normal”: deregulation?Plenary
13:30 - 14:00Meet the artist: Christin LahrPlenary
13:30 - 14:00Meet the speaker: Kristalina GeorgievaPlenary
13:30 - 14:00Meet the speaker: Pravin GordhanPlenary
14:00 - 15:30The Alpbach Debate: the future of the EuroPlenary
16:00 - 17:30Banking without bankers?Plenary
19:30 - 20:30Special Lecture: Evgeny MorozovPlenary


06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 01: Distributed ledger technologies – a “silver bullet” for compliance and regulation?Breakout
06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 02: Low interest and growth rates revisited: learning from JapanBreakout
06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 03: New business models for banksBreakout
06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 04: Tax havens: the beginning of a new era?Breakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 05: Conflict or cooperation through Brexit?Breakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 06: Artificial intelligence for compliance and regulationBreakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 07: The future of saving(s)Breakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 08: The regulator’s challenge to get hold of FinTechs and InsureTechsBreakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club Special: Scaling up social impact investment to the next level – emerging opportunities in EuropeBreakout
13:00 - 15:00Alpbach Hike: hiking with pioneers – Maximilian TayenthalBreakout
13:00 - 15:00Alpbach Hike: hiking with pioneers – Ruben VardanyanBreakout
13:00 - 15:00Alpbach Hike: hiking with pioneers – Rupert StrachwitzBreakout
19:00 - 21:00ReceptionSocial