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Opening of the Legal Symposium

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Democracy & the Rule of Law
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”Counter” from Robert Prosser leads us in performance along the rhythms of voice, percussion and combat and into the very heart of boxing: not the clichéd myth, but the direct confrontation of two opponents – the standout experience that becomes possible in the ring.

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Welcome
Artist and writer, Vienna Art
Boxer, Boxclub Unterberger, Wörgl Art
Author and Performer, Vienna Art
Boxer, Boxclub Unterberger, Wörgl Art
Artist and Performance Coach, Vienna Art
Federal Minister for Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice, Vienna

Dr. Caspar EINEM

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften, Wien Bewährungshelfer in Wien und Salzburg, zuletzt verantwortlich für Finanzen und Organisation des Trägervereins Mitarbeiter, Ludwig Boltzmann-Institut für Kriminalsoziologie Arbeiterkammer Wien, darunter: Mitarbeiter, Bereich Konsumentenpolitik und -beratung Vorsitzender des Betriebsrates Leiter der Kommunalpolitischen Abteilung (Konzernstrategie) ÖMV AG, darunter: Leiter Konzernstrategie Direktor des Geschäftsbereichs Gas Berufung zum Staatssekretär im Bundeskanzleramt Bundesminister für Inneres Bundesminister für Wissenschaft und Verkehr Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat, Wahlkreis Wien/Innen-West, Europasprecher der SPÖ, Vertreter des österreichischen Nationalrates im Europäischen Grundrechtskonvent Stellvertretender Vorsitzender der SPÖ-Nationalratsfraktion Vertreter des österreichischen Nationalrates im Europäischen Verfassungskonvent Präsident des Bundes sozialdemokratischer AkademikerInnen, Intellektueller und KünstlerInnen Präsident des CEEP - Europäischer Sozialpartnerverband und seiner österr. Sektion - Verband d. öffentl. Wirtschaft u. Gemeinwirtschaft Vorstandsmitglied in einem privaten Luftverkehrsunternehmen Aufsichtsratvorsitzender, Austro Control GmbH Chefredakteur der sozialdemokratischen Monatszeitschrift ZUKUNFT Präsident, oiip - Österreichisches Institut für Internationale Politik Vizepräsident, Europäisches Forum Alpbach, Wien
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MA Fabian FALTIN

Artist and writer, Vienna

 Fabian Faltin is an artist, writer and gardener based in Vienna. A graduate of Sciences Po Paris and London School of Economics, his artistic practice is dedicated to trimming back and cutting across disciplinary boundaries. He is the author of two novels, Gute Macht and Sag Ja zu Österreich, and has performed across Europe and in China. His work has been shown on HAU Berlin, Tate Modern, BRUX Innsbruck, Festival der Regionen, and Beijing Fringe Festival, as well as on national television and radio. Fabian Faltin is currently teaching creative writing at Webster University Vienna and learning to relax into his right cross punch.

Array Melanie HORN

Boxer, Boxclub Unterberger, Wörgl

Mag. phil. Robert PROSSER

Author and Performer, Vienna

 Robert Prosser is an Austrian writer, poet and performer born in 1983. He studied Comparative Literature and Cultural Anthropology and spent several years in Asia, the Middle East, and Great Britain. Prosser has received numerous prizes and grants, most notably from the Robert‐Bosch‐Stiftung, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin as well as the Reinhard‐Priessnitz‐Prize for Literature. He lives in Vienna and Tyrol and is the Austrian curator of Babelsprech, an initiative in charge of the funding of young German‐language poetry. His second novel Phantome (Phantoms) was longlisted for the German Book Prize in 2017, his new novel Gemma Habibi will be published in fall 2019.

Array Manuel SCHWARZL

Boxer, Boxclub Unterberger, Wörgl

Array Anat STAINBERG

Artist and Performance Coach, Vienna

 Anat Stainberg is an actress and performer, a writer and a passionate stage fright coach and trainer. She is on stages and in front of cameras since she is 14 years old. After graduating from acting school in Tel Aviv she worked as an actress in theaters, TV and films. She then continued her studies in Amsterdam and graduated with Diploma in Performance art. She created and directed big scale productions in Theaters, museums and galleries and taught in art universities around Europe. In 2015, already living and working 8 years in Vienna she discovered coaching! Since then she conducts group seminars and individual coaching sessions in the private and business sector.

Dr. Josef MOSER

Federal Minister for Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice, Vienna

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Wien und Promotion zum Dr. jur. Beamter der Finanzlandesdirektion für Kärnten, ab 1985 Stellvertreter des Vorstandes der Personal- und Präsidialabteilung Landesdienst Kärnten, u.a. stellvertretender Sekretariatsleiter des Landeshauptmannes von Kärnten Klubdirektor des Freiheitlichen Parlamentsklubs, ab 2002 auch Mitwirkung an der Koordination der Regierungstätigkeit zwischen den Koalitionsparteien und den einzelnen Ressorts Bestellung zum Vorstandsdirektor der Eisenbahn-Hochleistungsstrecken AG Bestellung zum Vorstandsmitglied der ÖBB-Holding AG; Bestellung zum Aufsichtsratsvorsitzenden der ÖBB-Infrastruktur-Betriebs AG; Bestellung zum Geschäftsführer der ÖBB-Immobilienmanagement GmbH
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Political and Legal Symposium

show timetable

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