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Regions and global competition

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Chairman, Spring Singapore; Special Advisor for Economic Development, Prime Minister's Office; Senior Advisor for Science and Technology, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Singapore
President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen
Staatssekretärin, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Wien
Upper Austrian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour, Linz
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana

Dr. Philip YEO

Chairman, Spring Singapore; Special Advisor for Economic Development, Prime Minister's Office; Senior Advisor for Science and Technology, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Singapore

 Mr. Yeo was the Chairman of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR, formerly the National Science & Technology Board) from February 2001 to March 2007. Mr Yeo was formerly the Chairman of the Economic Development Board from January 1986 to January 2001 and Co-Chairman of the Economic Development Board from February 2001 to January 2006.
 
 He is recognized for his contributions to Singapore's economic development and his pioneering role in the promotion and development of the country's information technology, semiconductor, chemical industries and biomedical sciences.
 
 Mr. Yeo holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Industrial Engineering) degree and a doctorate in Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada, Master of Science (Systems Engineering) from the University of Singapore, and an MBA in Business Administration from Harvard University.

Dr. Joachim TREUSCH

President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen

Professur in Frankfurt Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Physik in Dortmund Präsident der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft Vorstandsmitglied der Kernforschungsanlage Jülich (KFA) Vorsitzender der Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren Präsident der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte Vorsitzender des Vorstands der Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH Vorsitzender des Deutschen Verbandes Technisch-Wissenschaftlicher Vereine Vorsitzender des Lenkungsausschusses "Wissenschaft im Dialog"
1970
1971
1984-1986
seit 1987
1993-1997
1995-1996
1990-2006
1999-2003
2000-2006

Christa KRANZL

Staatssekretärin, Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Wien

Gemeindebedienstete und Standesbeamtin bei der Marktgemeinde Persenbeug-Gottsdorf Mitglied des Gemeinderates der Marktgemeinde Persenbeug-Gottsdorf Vizebürgermeisterin der Marktgemeinde Persenbeug-Gottsdorf und aktiv im Gemeindevertreterverband Gründung eines Tischlereibetriebes mit ihrem Ehemann Mitglied des Landes-Frauenkomitees der SPÖ Niederösterreich Mitglied der Niederösterreichischen Landesregierung, Landesrätin
1978-1991
1987-2005
1989-2005
1991
seit 1997
  Landesparteivorsitzender-Stellvertreterin der SPÖ Niederösterreich
 Als Landesrätin war Christa Kranzl für Schulen, soziale Verwaltung und Konsumentenschutz in Niederösterreich zuständig.
1999-2007

Viktor SIGL

Upper Austrian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Labour, Linz

Reisebüro- und Taxiunternehmer in Bad Kreuzen Gemeinderat in Bad Kreuzen Bürgermeister von Bad Kreuzen Oberösterreichischer Landtagsabgeordneter Präsident der Wirtschaftskammer Oberösterreich Aufsichtsrat der OÖ. Technologie- und Marketinggesellschaft / aktuell Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender
 Einzelkaufmannslehre und Ablegung der Konzessionsprüfung für das Reisebürogewerbe
seit 1977
seit 1979
1985-2006
1990-2000
2000-2003
seit 2001

Dr. Jure ZUPAN

Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana

Obtained a Degree in physics Obtained a Master's degree in chemistry Awarded a Doctorate (Ph.D.) in quantum chemistry Appointed senior lecturer at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Undertook studies at the Organic Chemistry Laboratory in Zurich Undertook studies at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland, USA Employed at Jozef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana Head of Chemometrics Laboratory at the Institute of Chemistry in Ljubljana Full Professor at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology
1966
1969
1972
1975
1975
1978
1963-1973
since 1974
since 1988

Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2007

08:00 - 21:00 Presentation of the three Christian Doppler Laboratories concerning allergies Culture
08:00 - 10:00 Technology brunch hosted by Tiroler Zukunftsstiftung Social
11:00 - 11:20 Welcome address Plenary
11:20 - 12:00 Opening Plenary
12:00 - 14:00 Global warming Plenary
14:30 - 16:15 The frontiers of science [in cooperation with the Institute of Science and Technology Austria] Plenary
18:00 - 19:30 Looking inside Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Reception hosted by Alcatel-Lucent Austria Social

24.08.2007

07:00 - 16:00 Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kids Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 01: The risk and the new – ‘risk governance’ Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 08: Smart Wellbeing Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 11: The phenomenon of Second Life – the creation of a new world? Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 07: Design by nature – nature’s contribution to industrial progress Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 02: The changing industrial landscape  challenges, opportunities, strategies Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 06: The impact of climate change on mobility – challenges for infrastructure and private transport Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 09: The five senses Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 10: Technology transfer in European regions Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 05: The end of IT-innovation – the growth opportunity for Europe? Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 05: New initiatives and models of the 7th EU Framework Programme on Research to enhance European competitiveness – European technology platforms from the Austrian and the European points of view Breakout
07:00 - 16:00 Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people Breakout
07:00 - 12:30 Working Group 03: Climate change and risk governance – the role of research, science and innovation Breakout
07:30 - 13:30 Special event: Bulgaria and Romania as partners in EUropean science and research Breakout
13:00 - 14:30 Regions and global competition Plenary
14:30 - 16:00 The future – dream or reality Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 The five senses Plenary
18:00 - 21:30 Reception hosted by the Province of Lower Austria Social

25.08.2007

07:00 - 08:00 What changed? Plenary
08:00 - 09:00 Security Plenary
09:30 - 10:00 Junior Alpbach and Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach 2007 Plenary
10:00 - 11:00 Science & technology, entrepreneurship & society Plenary
11:00 - 11:20 A look back and a view ahead Plenary
11:20 - 12:30 Reception hosted by Microsoft Austria Social