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Science education for a science-driven society

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language
Director of the Millennium Mathematics Project and Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge
Freie Journalistin, Wien Chair

Dr. John D. BARROW

Director of the Millennium Mathematics Project and Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge

1974-1977 Magdalen College and Department of Astrophysics, Oxford University
1977-1978 Astronomy Department, University California Berkeley (Lindemann Fellow)
1977-1980 Christ Church and Department of Astrophysics, Oxford (Junior Research Lecturer)
1980-1981 Physics Department, University California Berkeley (Miller Fellow)
1981-1988 Lecturer, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1986-1987 Nuffield Foundation Science Fellow, University of Sussex
1988-1989 Senior Lecturer, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1989 Reader, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1989-1999 Professor, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1989-1990 Acting Director, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
1992-1993 Royal Society Leverhulme Fellow, University of Sussex
1994-1999 PPARC Senior Fellow, University of Sussex
1995-1999 Director, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex
since 1999 Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge
since 1999 Director, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge
since 1999 Professorial Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge
2004-2007 Vice President, Clare Hall, Cambridge
2003-2007 Gresham Professor of Astronomy, Gresham College, London
2005 First Eastern Visiting Cambridge Professor (China and Hong Kong)
2006 Li Ka Shing Foundation Visiting Scholar (China and Hong Kong)
since 2007 Fellow of Gresham College
since 2008 Gresham Professor of Geometry, Gresham College

Dr. Gisela HOPFMÜLLER-HLAVAC

Freie Journalistin, Wien

1991-1997 Ressortleiterin, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk
1997-2002 Sendungsverantwortliche "Report", Moderation des politischen TV-Wochenmagazins des ORF "Report"
1999 Sendungsverantwortung für "Report International"
2001 Sendungsverantwortung für "Europa-Panorama"
2002-2005 Moderation von "Modern Times", des Zukunftsmagazins des ORF
2002-2009 Leiterin der Hauptabteilung "Bildung und Zeitgeschehen", ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk
seit 2009 Freie Journalistin und Moderatorin

Technology Forum

show timetable

21.08.2008

08:00 - 10:30Technology brunch hosted by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:20Opening by the European Forum AlpbachPlenary
11:20 - 12:00Plenary sessionPlenary
12:00 - 12:30Plenary sessionPlenary
13:00 - 13:45Ethics of sciencePlenary
13:45 - 14:30Stem cellsPlenary
15:00 - 16:00Politics and science – Advice through sciencePlenary
18:00 - 19:30BionicsPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Reception hosted by Alcatel-Lucent Austria AGSocial

22.08.2008

07:00 - 14:00Working Group 01: From basic research to economic valueBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 02: Research integrity in scienceBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 03: The myths of life sciences and their consequencesBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 04: Aviation and the environmentBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 05: Think Tanks in AustriaBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 06: Gender mainstreaming in science and development. Perceive realities and decide visionarilyBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 07: Success factor human resources – Regions in competitionBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 08: Climate change – The future of transportBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 09: The governance of applied research: responsibilities, independence and resourcesBreakout
07:00 - 14:00Working Group 10: Digital healthcareBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kidsBreakout
08:00 - 14:00Working Group 11: Energy efficiency – Recognizing opportunities, utilizing potentialsBreakout
08:00 - 13:00Special Event: From the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe to the Regional Cooperation Council – A New Momentum for the Western Balkans’ Perspective in Higher Education and Research?Breakout
14:30 - 15:15The frontiers of science, part IPlenary
15:15 - 16:30Global competition for global talentsPlenary
18:00 - 19:30Information and communications infrastructures – The nerve centres of modern societiesPlenary

23.08.2008

08:00 - 08:30Science education for a science-driven societyPlenary
08:30 - 09:15The frontiers of science, part IIPlenary
09:15 - 09:45The future of the environment and agriculturePlenary
10:00 - 10:15Junior Alpbach and Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach 2008Plenary
10:15 - 11:15Improbable Research and the Ig Nobel prizePlenary
11:15 - 12:00Snack reception, hosted by AVL List GmbHSocial