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Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people

Breakout / Working Group
in deutscher Sprache
Director General, Division for General Education, Educational Planning and International Affairs, Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, Vienna Introduction
Rector, Danube University Krems Introduction
Studiengangsleiter Mechatronik/Robotik und Leiter, Institut für Mechatronics, FH Technikum Wien
Professor, Institut für Softwaretechnologie, Fakultät für Informatik, Technische Universität Graz
Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz Coordination

Dr. Anton DOBART

Director General, Division for General Education, Educational Planning and International Affairs, Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture, Vienna

 Lehramt für Volksschulen und Hauptschulen
 Lehramt für Pädagogik an Pädagogischen Akademien
 Studium der Philosophie, Erziehungswissenschaft und Politikwissenschaft (Dr. phil.)
1970-1980 Lehrer an einer Hauptschule in Wien
1980-1987 Mitarbeiter im Zentrum für Schulentwicklung (verantwortlich für Schulentwicklung, Evaluation und Lehrerfortbildung)
1988-1990 Leiter der Abteilung für Bildungsplanung und Schulentwicklung
seit 1990 Leiter des Zentrums für Schulentwicklung
seit 1992 Leiter der Sektion für Allgemein bildendes Schulwesen, Bildungsplanung und internationale Angelegenheiten

Mag.iur Friedrich FAULHAMMER

Rector, Danube University Krems

 He studied law in Vienna, and worked at the Department of history of law and at the Legal Department of University Directorate at the University of Vienna from 1985 until 1990. He has been working at the Austrian Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF) since 1990, and held diverse leadership functions in the Department for higher education since 1993. In 2001 Faulhammer was named head of the Unit for Universities of Applied Sciences. From 2003 until 2005 he held the position of Deputy Director General in the ambit of legal matters, and has since then been actively involved in the implementation of the University Act 2002. He held the position of Director General of Department for Higher Education at the BMWF from 2005 until July 2013. Since August 2013 Faulhammer holds the position of Rector of the Danube University Krems. 2017 and 2018 he was President of the DRC (Danube Rectors´Conference) and is currently Vice President of the DRC.

Kathryn LIST

Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz

Technology Forum

show timetable


08:00 - 10:30Technology brunch of Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:10Welcome statementPlenary
11:10 - 11:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2010Plenary
11:30 - 12:30Opening speechesPlenary
12:30 - 13:20Engineering Biomolecules for Basic Science and Biotechnological ApplicationsPlenary
13:40 - 15:10New ways of innovationPlenary
15:10 - 16:00Energy independence and the availability of resourcesPlenary
18:00 - 19:30Robotics – new technologies for an ageing societyPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening reception hosted by Forschung AustriaSocial
19:30 - 21:30Career Lounge Evening event with a buffet dinner for students, graduate scientists and young professionals, hosted by the organisers of the Alpbach Technology ForumSocial


07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: Electromobility – from vision to realityBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: Innovation for social changes – equal opportunities in a digital eraBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: Finally – intelligent, sustainable, sensual! Climate protection: an opportunity for man, communities and the economyBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: Excellent research through excellent management. The importance of leadership and management in cooperative researchBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: Mechatronics – the silent revolutionBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Tribology – different aspects of friction and wear and tearBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Digital vs. real worlds – limitations of computer models?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: From idea to innovationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Why do we need an RTI-strategy and what is the output?Breakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kidsBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Special Event: Opportunities and challenges – ERA-Nets as drivers of international cooperationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Technology Workshop: Innovative Internet technologies for intelligent, sustainable and integrative growthBreakout
14:30 - 15:45Genomic research and the future of cancer medicinePlenary
16:15 - 17:30The digital generationPlenary


07:30 - 08:50Concept and reality of the InternetPlenary
09:00 - 10:10Opportunities and risks of key technologiesPlenary
10:10 - 11:10James Bond and what physics has got to do with itPlenary
11:10 - 11:15Closing statementPlenary
11:15 - 12:00Snack receptionSocial