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Emerging Technologies that will change our Lives – a Selection of EU “Flagship Projects”

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Professor and Chair of Cognitive Systems, Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technische Universität München
Associate Professor, Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Director, Manchester Centre for Integrative Systems Biology (MCISB), School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester
President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen

Dr. Gordon CHENG

Professor and Chair of Cognitive Systems, Institute for Cognitive Systems (ICS), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Technische Universität München

National Systems Support Manager, Mayne Nickless Corporation, Australia Managing Director (CEO) G.T.i. Computing Pty. Ltd Visiting Researcher, Electro technical Laboratory, Japan STA Research Fellow, Science and Technology Agency, Japan COE Research Fellow, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan Research Scientist, CyberHuman Project, ATR International Project Leader, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology and Japan Science and Technology Agency Visiting Professor, University of Southern California (USC), USA, University of Versailles St Quentin and Edmond and Lily Safra International Institute of Neuroscience of Natal (ELS-IINN), Brazil
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Mihai Adrian IONESCU

Associate Professor, Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 Prof. Adrian M. Ionescu is a full Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. He held staff and/or visiting positions at LETI-CEA and CNRS, Grenoble, and Stanford University, in 1998 and 1999, respectively. He is currently the Director of the Nanoelectronic Devices Laboratory of EPFL. Prof. Ionescu regularly serves on the IEDM and ESSDERC Technical Committees and was the Technical Chair of ESDDERC 2006. He has large experience with the coordination of European projects. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Cluster for Application and Technology Research in Europe on Nanoelectronics (CATRENE) and the national representative of Switzerland to the European Nanoelectronics Initiative Advisory Council (ENIAC). He acts as the European Chair of the Emerging Research Devices Group of ITRS. He is one of the Swiss Coordinators of the Guardian Angels FET Flagship.

Dr. Joachim TREUSCH

President Emeritus, Jacobs University Bremen

Professur in Frankfurt Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Physik in Dortmund Präsident der Deutschen Physikalischen Gesellschaft Vorstandsmitglied der Kernforschungsanlage Jülich (KFA) Vorsitzender der Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren Präsident der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte Vorsitzender des Vorstands der Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH Vorsitzender des Deutschen Verbandes Technisch-Wissenschaftlicher Vereine Vorsitzender des Lenkungsausschusses "Wissenschaft im Dialog"
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Technology Forum

show timetable

23.08.2012

08:00 - 10:30Technology Brunch hosted by Standortagentur TirolSocial
11:00 - 11:10Welcome statementPlenary
11:10 - 11:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2012Plenary
11:30 - 12:15Opening SpeechesPlenary
12:15 - 13:05Powering the FuturePlenary
13:25 - 14:55Global Earth Research – Research for the Future of the Globe in cooperation with the Helmholtz Association of German Research CentersPlenary
14:55 - 15:45The Fight against Cancer – Breakthroughs and ExpectationsPlenary
18:00 - 19:30The global Competition for Production and Research – who will determine the Future?Plenary
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 Forum and Siemens AG ÖsterreichSocial

24.08.2012

07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: Key Technologies – a Future for Europe’s YouthBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: Ambient Assisted LivingBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: Smart City – Human beings at the Focus of AttentionBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: Demographics and Human Resources as an Opportunity for InnovationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: The Location of future Production Sites – Decision Criteria, Opportunities and RisksBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Supporting Careers in ScienceBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Key Elements of successful Innovation CulturesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: Learning through innovative Education NetworksBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Wanted: young, technologically savvy, curiousBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 10: Smart Governance for smart SpecialisationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 11: Medical technology: challenges and opportunitiesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 12: Cyber-security as a critical factory of stabilityBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 13: Modern Technologies and their Role in Democratic ProcessesBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
07:45 - 13:00Special Event: RTI Internationalisation in Austria and the EUBreakout
14:00 - 15:15Individualisation – the Basis for Education and InnovationPlenary
15:30 - 17:30Pathways to the Nobel Prize – Laureates in Conversation with Austrian Junior Scientists in cooperation with the Foundation Lindau Nobelprizewinners Meetings at Lake ConstancePlenary

25.08.2012

07:00 - 08:30Emerging Technologies that will change our Lives – a Selection of EU “Flagship Projects”Plenary
08:45 - 10:00Future Scenarios: how long can we plan ahead?Plenary
10:00 - 11:05The physics of footballPlenary
11:05 - 11:15Closing StatementPlenary
11:20 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial