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An Update on European Union Law

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Congress Centrum Alpbach
Partner / The EU and its Partners
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Acknowledged experts will discuss the latest topics in European Union law in a compressed form within the framework of the Legal Symposium. This update on EU Law is included in the price of the Legal Symposium and open to 40 participants. Registration is required.

Head, Institute of European Law, Johannes Kepler University Linz
Professor, Institute of European Law and Public International Law, University of Innsbruck
Assistant to the Director General, European Commission Legal Service, Brussels
Professor, Chair for Public Law, European Law and Public Economic Law, University of Augsburg

Dr. Franz LEIDENMÜHLER

Head, Institute of European Law, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Legal studies, Johannes Kepler University Linz, University of Florence; Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Visiting Lecturer, Constitutional and International Law, HUAK - Non-Commissioned Officers Academy, Austrian Military, Enns Visiting Professor, European Peace University, Stadtschlaining Venia docendi, European Law, International Law, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1992-2000
1999-2013
2010-2013
2011

Dr. Walter OBWEXER

Professor, Institute of European Law and Public International Law, University of Innsbruck

Vertragsassistent, Zentrum für Europäisches Recht, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck Vertragsassistent, Institut für Völkerrecht und Internationale Beziehungen, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck und der Universität Padua
1991-1992
1992-1994
 Juni 2008 Erteilung der Lehrbefugnis für die Fächer "Europarecht und Völkerrecht unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der internationalen Wirtschaftsrechts"

Mag. Dr. LL.M. Bernhard SCHIMA

Assistant to the Director General, European Commission Legal Service, Brussels

Assistent am Institut für Römisches Recht, Universität Wien Bundeskanzleramt - Verfassungsdienst Gerichtshof der EG, Kabinett von Richter Dr. Peter Jann Europäische Kommission, Juristischer Dienst
1989-1993
1994
1995-2003
seit 2003

Dr. Ferdinand WOLLENSCHLÄGER

Professor, Chair for Public Law, European Law and Public Economic Law, University of Augsburg

Jurastudium, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München; University of Oxford 1. Staatsexamen, München 2. Staatsexamen, München Forschungsaufenthalt, New York University School of Law, New York Promotion, Juristische Fakultät, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Habilitation Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Professor; Lehrstuhl für Öffentliches Recht, Europarecht und Öffentliches Wirtschaftsrecht, Juristische Fakultät, Universität Augsburg
1996-2002
2002
2004
2004
2006
2010
seit 2011

Political and Legal Symposium

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24.08.2019

17:00 - 18:30Opening of the Political SymposiumPlenary

25.08.2019

09:00 - 13:30An Update on European Union LawPartner
09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Mindfulness HikePartner
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 01: Promoting the SDGs in Europe with a Global MindsetBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 02: Experimental Government and the Story of Basic IncomeBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 03: Demography and DemocracyBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 04: Digital Diplomacy vs Digital ColonialismBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 05: How We Benefit from Empowering the Young in PoliticsBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 06: to be announcedBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 07: Extremism, Disinformation and the Role of New TechnologiesBreakout
14:00 - 15:30Opening of the Legal SymposiumPlenary
14:00 - 16:00Security Radar 2019 Ein Weckruf für Europa!Partner
16:00 - 17:00Growing Sustainably: How Can Africa and Europe Work Together?Plenary
16:00 - 17:30Ideology in the Courtroom: How Impartial Are Judges?Plenary
17:30 - 18:30What Can Be Done against the Climate Crisis?Plenary
18:00 - 19:30How Free Is the Press Across the EU?Plenary
19:00 - 20:00What Does the World Think? A Conversation on Fundamental Philosophical QuestionsPlenary
20:30 - 21:30Less Freedom for More Security?Plenary

26.08.-26.08.2018

Alpbach Mindfulness HikePartner

26.08.2019

10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 08: Emissions Trading: an Effective Way to Reduce EmissionsBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 09: When Machines Judge PeopleBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 10: How Free Should Trade Be? The Development of European Standards for Trade and Foreign Direct InvestmentsBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 11: International Arms Trade Regulations: A Call for ActionBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 12: Does More Digital Freedom Automatically Mean Less Legal Security?Breakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 13: to be announcedBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 14: Human Rights Under Pressure: The Role of Ombudspersons and National Human Rights InstitutionsBreakout
10:00 - 12:00Breakout Session 15: Security through Liberty: About the Will for Public OrderBreakout
14:00 - 15:30‘Soft Power’ or Defence Union? Military Cooperation in the European UnionPlenary
14:00 - 15:30The Struggle for the Rule of Law: Is the EU Fighting a Losing Battle?Plenary
14:00 - 16:00Liberty and Responsibility: Civil Society in Times of UpheavalPartner
14:00 - 18:00LAW Working GroupsBreakout
14:00 - 18:00Let’s Talk!Breakout
16:00 - 17:30Freedom of Speech at Universities: What Is (Still) Acceptable?Plenary
18:00 - 19:00How Much Courage Does the Law Need?Plenary
20:00 - 23:30ReceptionSocial

27.08.2019

09:00 - 12:00Alpbach Mindfulness HikePartner
09:30 - 11:00Brexit: Departure into the UnknownPlenary