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Integrated in Austria, Successful in the World – How Austrian Success Stories Are Written

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Hotel Alphof
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german language

Is coming from a migration background incompatible with success in Austria? What is Austria really good at? What are the necessary ingredients for an international career and what can Austria learn from the labour markets of other countries? Join in the conversation!

Late Night Session with Federal Minister Sebastian Kurz in German language.

Participation is subject to prior registration. Please contact alpbach@integrationsfonds.at for further information.

Journalist, Die Presse; Integration Ambassador, ZUSAMMEN:ÖSTERREICH, Vienna
Olympic Speed Ice Skater; Director, Experts on Speed; Integration Ambassador, ZUSAMMEN:ÖSTERREICH, Vienna
Managing Director, AH Pumpstorage GmbH; Integration Ambassador, ZUSAMMEN:ÖSTERREICH, Vienna
Team Leader, Integration Programme, Austrian Integration Fund, Vienna

Array Köksal BALTACI

Journalist, Die Presse; Integration Ambassador, ZUSAMMEN:ÖSTERREICH, Vienna

 Köksal Baltaci arbeitet seit 2011 als Innenpolitik- und Chronikredakteur bei der Tageszeitung "Die Presse" in Wien. Er wurde mit zahlreichen Preisen ausgezeichnet, darunter dem Journalistenpreis Integration, dem Prälat-Ungar-Journalistenpreis, dem CNN Investigate Award sowie dem Preis der Wiener und der Österreichischen Ärztekammer. 2013 wurde er zum "Journalist des Jahres" gewählt. Gesellschaftspolitische Themen rund um Integration und Migration gehören zu seinen Schwerpunkt. Ende 2017 verbrachte er mehrere Monate in den USA und arbeitete dort bei "USA Today" in Washington D.C.

MMag. Dr. Kazim YILMAZ

Managing Director, AH Pumpstorage GmbH; Integration Ambassador, ZUSAMMEN:ÖSTERREICH, Vienna

Attorney/Junior Partner, Schönherr, Vienna/Istanbul Counsel of Trust of the Austrian Chamber of Commerce in Istanbul Legal Counsel, Andritz Group, Vienna Managing Director of AH PUMPSTORAGE GMBH, Vienna
2008-2013
2010-2013
2013-2014
since 2014

Political Symposium

show timetable

24.08.2014

09:00 - 10:30 Not Just an Island Culture
12:00 - 13:30 Opening Plenary
14:00 - 15:30 The EU and Its Neighbours: Opportunities and Challenges for the Eastern Partnership Plenary
16:00 - 17:30 The European Union in Search of a New Narrative Plenary
17:30 - 18:00 Curator’s Talk: Art in the Margin of War – War in the Margin of Art Culture
19:00 - 20:30 “Kakanien – New Homelands” Goes Alpbach: And Nobody’s There to Understand the Language You’re Screaming In… Culture

25.08.2014

07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 05: Never Mind the Gap – Overcoming the East-West Divide in the OSCE Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 06: International Disaster Preparedness and Response to Emergency and Crisis Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 04: The European Union and Its Neighbours Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 02: Social Cohesion in a Wider Europe Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 01: Citizens’ Trust vs Distrust: Scenarios for the Future of Democracy Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 03: The EU and Turkey: Energising Cooperation Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 16: A Young Look at Europe Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 17: Success! The Do’s and Don’ts of Contemporary Advocacy Breakout
10:00 - 11:00 Lunch Reception Social
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 10: Digital Europe – Between Security and Cooperation Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 07: Europe’s Next Generation in the Elections and Beyond Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 11: Europe’s Periphery at the Crossroads – Consequences for the Common Security and Defence Policy Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 14: Future Energy Needs vs. Non-Proliferation Policies Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 12: EU Enlargement Between Boldness and Fatigue Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 09: Beyond European Communication Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 15: The EU and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Balancing Growth, Inclusiveness and Sustainability? Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 13: Climate and Energy – Key Questions for the Future Breakout
11:00 - 13:30 Breakout Session 08: Brain Drain – Brain Gain: The Economic Potential of Migration in Modern Europe and in the Past Breakout
14:30 - 16:00 From Reconciliation to Integration: What the Young Can Contribute to a Common Future Plenary
16:30 - 18:00 Post-Conflict Countries in Transition: Reforming the Security Sector Plenary
18:30 - 20:00 Bringing Ideas to Power: Towards a Democratic Consensus of Tomorrow? Plenary
20:00 - 21:30 Integrated in Austria, Successful in the World – How Austrian Success Stories Are Written Partner

26.08.2014

07:00 - 07:10 Inequality and Sustainable Global Governance: Introduction Plenary
07:10 - 08:30 Generational Inequality Plenary
09:00 - 10:15 Inequality in Energy and Climate Plenary
10:15 - 10:30 Closing Remarks Plenary