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Editors’ Breakfast

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Hotel Alpbacherhof
Plenary / Foreign Policy
German and English language

What is the future of TTIP? What about migration flows towards Europe and where does European solidarity stand today? Where is the EU heading after the Brexit referendum? In this breakfast club, international journalists will discuss the burning questions in European affairs.

Correspondent, NZZ - Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Vienna
Political Editor, POLITICO, Brussels
Vice Editor-in-Chief, Der Freitag, Berlin
Correspondent, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, London
Head of Department, European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University Krems - University for Continuing Education; Director and Founder, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance; Krems

Mag. Meret Elisabeth BAUMANN

Correspondent, NZZ - Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Vienna

Assistant (working student), Niederer, Kraft & Frey Rechtsanwälte, Zurich PR-Internship, Burson-Marsteller, New York (USA) Internship Swiss Embassy in Rome Legal clerkship, Niederer Kraft & Frey Rechtsanwälte, Zurich Intern of the international section of "Neue Zürcher Zeitung", Zurich Editor, news desk, "Neue Zürcher Zeitung", Zurich Editor, International section "Neue Zürcher Zeitung", Zurich
1999-2005
2005
2005
2006
2006
2006-2007
2008-2013

Array Ryan HEATH

Political Editor, POLITICO, Brussels

Principal, Public speaking, writing and consultancy Policy advisor, UK Cabinet Office National Political Campaigning, Kevin Rudd 2007 campaign for Prime Minister, Australia Speechwriter to European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, European Commission, Brussels Founder, The Gay Marriage Blog Speechwriter to President José Manuel Durão Barroso, European Commission, Brussels Spokesperson for Vice President Neelie Kroes, European Commission, Brussels International Senior Advisor, Edelman Senior EU Correspondent, writer of the morning Playbook column, POLITICO, Brussels Political Editor, POLITICO, Brussels
1999-2014
2004-2007
2007
2008-2011
2010-2015
2011
2011-2014
2015
since 2015
since 2018

MA Katja KULLMANN

Vice Editor-in-Chief, Der Freitag, Berlin

Study of Political Science, Sociology, Cultural Studies (Amerikanistik) - Magistra Artium "mit Auszeichnung", Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main News-Editor, DPA - German Press-Agency, Hamburg Magazine-Editor, Gruner+Jahr, Hamburg Leading Editor, 'Report', Jahreszeiten Verlag, Hamburg Author, writer, journalist for various newspapers & magazines (such as FAZ, taz, FREITAG, DATUM)
1991-1996
1997-2000
2000-2001
2009-2010
since 2001

Mag. Cornelia PRIMOSCH

Correspondent, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, London

Journalist, ORF-Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation Studio Carinthia, Klagenfurt Correspondent, ORF-Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation, Paris Journalist, Domestic and EU Policy Department, ORF-Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation, Vienna Correspondent, ORF-Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation, Brussels EU Correspondent, ORF-Austrian Broadcasting Cooperation, Brussels
1998-2005
2005-2006
2006-2010
2006-2010
2010-2017

Dr. Ulrike GUEROT

Head of Department, European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University Krems - University for Continuing Education; Director and Founder, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance; Krems

Politische Wissenschaften, Geschichte und Volkswirtschaft, Köln, Bonn und Paris Stipendiatin, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Stipendium, Institut d'Etudes de Sciences Politiques de Paris & Sorbonne Promotionsstudium, Universität Münster, über die Geschichte der Sozialistischen Partei Frankreich Director of Communication, Association for the Monetary Union of Europe, Paris Referentin von Jacques Delors, Notre Europe, Paris Assistant Professor European Studies, The Paul H. Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington D.C. Referentin für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten, Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände, BDA, Berlin Leiterin, Arbeitsstelle Europa, DGAP - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Berlin Director Foreign Policy & Senior Transatlantic Fellow, GMF - German Marshall Fund Büroleiterin, ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin Senior Fellow, OSIFE - Open Society Initiative for Europe, German Operation, Berlin Gastforscherin, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) Gründerin und Direktorin, European Democracy Lab, European School of Governance, Berlin
1983-1989
1984-1989
1986-1988
1989-1992
1995-1996
1996-1998
1998-1999
1999-2000
2000-2003
2004-2007
2007-2013
2013-2014
2014
seit 2014

Political Symposium

show timetable

28.08.2016

13:00 - 14:00 Opening Plenary
14:30 - 16:30 The EU Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy: Can It Deliver? Plenary
15:00 - 19:00 Resilience: A “Situation Room” Experiment Partner
17:00 - 18:30 Democracy Gone Astray? Plenary
18:30 - 19:30 Europe State Award Ceremony Partner

29.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Editors’ Breakfast Plenary
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 01: Digitalisation and Politics Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 03: Act Digital, Think Real: Is the Internet a Democratic Space for Everyone? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 07: Stuck in the Middle: Eastern European States and their Relations with the EU and Russia Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 06: Impact & Collaboration: New Paradigms of Governance Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 08: Enlightenment in Europe: A New Social Contract for the Digital Age? Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 05: Liberté – Égalité – Solidarité: Changing Value Systems in the 21st Century Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 04: Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 02: Resilience: Leadership in Crisis Situations Breakout
07:30 - 10:00 Breakout Session 09: Why Do We Need a Common European Cultural Diplomacy? Breakout
10:00 - 11:30 Lunch Reception Social
10:30 - 11:30 Fireside Talk with Hanan Ashrawi Partner
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 22: Together or Torn Apart: Which Values Will Build our Future? Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 13: The Future City: Inclusive, Connected, Resilient Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 19: Overcoming the Credibility Gap Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 14: Climate Change, Disasters, Migration: Preparing for Emerging Risks Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 16: Redesigning European Welfare States: Rebalancing the Roles of EU and Member States Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 18: And what do WE get out of it? Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Europe Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 17: The EU’s Cooperation with Southern Neighbours in Response to the Refugee Crisis Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 12: Towards a Circular Economy: Saving Raw Materials for the Planet’s Global Future Breakout
11:30 - 14:00 Breakout Session 15: Innovative Solutions to the “New” Challenge of Integration Breakout
14:00 - 16:00 Reception Social
16:00 - 17:30 Turkey between Regional Aspirations and Challenges Plenary
18:00 - 19:00 Brexit and the Future of Europe Plenary

30.08.2016

06:00 - 07:00 Breakfast Club: Strategies of Influence Plenary
06:30 - 07:30 Sustainable Development Goals: What Big Companies Must Do to Get Things Going Plenary
07:30 - 08:00 COURAGE in Times of Multiple Interconnected Crises: A Bold Attempt to Integrate Art and Science Plenary
08:30 - 10:30 Sustainable Development Goals: Which Social Entrepreneurs Are Already One Step Ahead? Plenary