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Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young people

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Liechtenstein-Saal
Breakout / Working Group
in deutscher Sprache

Junior Alpbach is primarily intended for children of participants of the Technology Forum aged 12 to 17 years. For the special program “Junior Alpbach” only children of participants of the Technology Forum may be registered or children that have special invitations from the Ministry. Please note: limited number of participants!

For more information and for registration please contact:
Karin KOHLFÜRST, General Manager, Highent Messe- und Eventagentur GesmbH, Weinitzenstraße 1, 8045 Graz
Telefon +43 316 698844-0, Fax +43 316 698844-22, E-Mail: karin@highent.org

Geschäftsführer, GEOSPACE Beckel Satellitenbilddaten GmbH, Salzburg
Space Operations Center, European Space Agency (ESA), Darmstadt (tbc)
Agentur für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mbH (FFG), Wien
European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, Brussels
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Professor, Collège de France, Paris; Director, Laboratoire de Chimie Supramoléculaire at ISIS, Strasbourg
Head of Center for Digital Safety & Security, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna
Professor of Physics, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson
Lawyer, Centre for Earth Observation, European Space Agency (ESA), Frascati
Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz Coordination

Dr. Johannes HAHN

European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, Brussels

 Studium der Philosophie, Promotion 1987
1980-1985 Obmann der Jungen ÖVP
1985-1992 Managementfunktionen in verschiedenen Bereichen der österreichischen Wirtschaft und Industrie
1992-1997 Landesgeschäftsführer der ÖVP Wien
1996-2003 Gemeinderat und Landtagsabgeordneter sowie Gesundheitssprecher der ÖVP Wien
1997-2003 Mitglied des Vorstandes, zuletzt Vorstandsvorsitzender (CEO) der Novomatic AG
2003-2007 Mitglied der Wiener Landesregierung
2005 Wahl zum Landesparteiobmann der ÖVP Wien
2007-2010 Bundesminister für Wissenschaft und Forschung der Republik Österreich
seit 2010 EU-Kommissar für Regionalpolitik
seit 2014 EU-Kommissar für Europäische Nachbarschaftspolitik und Erweiterungsverhandlungen

Dr. Jean-Marie LEHN

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Professor, Collège de France, Paris; Director, Laboratoire de Chimie Supramoléculaire at ISIS, Strasbourg

 Studied physical, chemical and natural sciences at the University of Strasbourg
1960 Junior Member, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Guy Ourisson's laboratory
1960-1966 Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
1963 Thèse de doctorat d'Etat sur la résonance magnétique nucléaire de triterpènes
1964 Laboratory of Robert Burns Woodward at Harvard University
1966-1969 Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department of the University of Strasbourg
1970 Promoted Associate Professor and then Full Professor, Université Louis Pasteur (ULP) of Strasbourg
1970-1979 Professor, Université Louis Pasteur (ULP) of Strasbourg
1972/1974 Visiting professor, Harvard University
1979 Elected to the chair of "Chimie des Interactions Moléculaires", Collège de France, Paris
Professor, Collège de France, Paris
2002-2004 Director, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (ISIS) at ULP, Strasbourg

Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Helmut LEOPOLD

Head of Center for Digital Safety & Security, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna

1989 Abschluss des Studiums der Informatik als Dipl.-Ing. an der Technischen Universität Wien
1989-1994 Alcatel Austria ELIN Forschungszentrum; Forschungsingenieur auf dem Gebiet der Breitband- und Multimediakommunikation
1994-1998 Alcatel Austria AG; Leiter der Gruppe Breitbandtechnologie und Strategie
1999-2008 In verschiedenen Managementpositionen bei Telekom Austria; In dieser Zeit verantwortete er die Realisierung eines umfassenden Product Life Cycle Prozesses, in dem heute das Gesamtportfolio der Festnetzprodukte der Telekom Austria gesteuert wird.
seit 2009 Head of Safety & Security Department, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Wien

Ph.D. Wolfgang RINDLER

Professor of Physics, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson

1945 B.Sc.
1947 M.Sc., University of Liverpool
1947-1949 Lecturer in Mathematics, University of Liverpool
1949-1956 Lecturer in Mathematics, University of London
1956 Ph.D. Imperial College, London
1956-1963 Instructor (2 yr) Assistant Prof. (5 yr) of Mathematics, Cornell University
1961-1962 Guest Professorship, King's College London
1963-1969 Asso. Prof. (3 yr), Prof. (3 yr), Southwest Center for Advanced Studies
1968-1969 Guest Professorship, University of Rome (La Sapienza)
since 1969 Professor of Physics, The University of Texas at Dallas
1975 and 1987 Guest Professorship, University of Vienna
1990 By-Fellowship, Churchill College, Cambridge

Kathryn LIST

Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz

Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2007

08:00 - 21:00Presentation of the three Christian Doppler Laboratories concerning allergiesCulture
08:00 - 10:00Technology brunch hosted by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:20Welcome addressPlenary
11:20 - 12:00OpeningPlenary
12:00 - 14:00Global warmingPlenary
14:30 - 16:15The frontiers of science [in cooperation with the Institute of Science and Technology Austria]Plenary
18:00 - 19:30Looking insidePlenary
19:30 - 21:30Reception hosted by Alcatel-Lucent AustriaSocial

24.08.2007

07:00 - 12:30Working Group 01: The risk and the new – ‘risk governance’Breakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 02: The changing industrial landscape  challenges, opportunities, strategiesBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 03: Climate change and risk governance – the role of research, science and innovationBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working 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 viewBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 05: The end of IT-innovation – the growth opportunity for Europe?Breakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 06: The impact of climate change on mobility – challenges for infrastructure and private transportBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 07: Design by nature – nature’s contribution to industrial progressBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 08: Smart WellbeingBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 09: The five sensesBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 10: Technology transfer in European regionsBreakout
07:00 - 12:30Working Group 11: The phenomenon of Second Life – the creation of a new world?Breakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kidsBreakout
07:30 - 13:30Special event: Bulgaria and Romania as partners in EUropean science and researchBreakout
13:00 - 14:30Regions and global competitionPlenary
14:30 - 16:00The future – dream or realityPlenary
16:30 - 18:00The five sensesPlenary
18:00 - 21:30Reception hosted by the Province of Lower AustriaSocial

25.08.2007

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