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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

Van Mildert College, Durham University Magdalen College and Department of Astrophysics, Oxford University Astronomy Department, University California Berkeley (Lindemann Fellow) Christ Church and Department of Astrophysics, Oxford (Junior Research Lecturer) Physics Department, University California Berkeley (Miller Fellow) Lecturer, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex Nuffield Foundation Science Fellow, University of Sussex Senior Lecturer, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex Reader, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex Professor, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex Acting Director, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex Royal Society Leverhulme Fellow, University of Sussex PPARC Senior Fellow, University of Sussex Director, Astronomy Centre, University of Sussex Professor of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge Director, Millennium Mathematics Project, University of Cambridge Professorial Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge Vice President, Clare Hall, Cambridge Gresham Professor of Astronomy, Gresham College, London First Eastern Visiting Cambridge Professor (China and Hong Kong) Li Ka Shing Foundation Visiting Scholar (China and Hong Kong) Fellow of Gresham College
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Dr. Gisela HOPFMÜLLER-HLAVAC

Freie Journalistin, Wien

Ressort Innenpolitik in der Radio-Information, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk Ressortleiterin, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk Sendungsverantwortliche "Report", Moderation des politischen TV-Wochenmagazins des ORF "Report" Sendungsverantwortung für "Report International" Sendungsverantwortung für "Europa-Panorama" Moderation von "Modern Times", des Zukunftsmagazins des ORF Leiterin der Hauptabteilung "Bildung und Zeitgeschehen", ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk
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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