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12: Digital Security: Social Media

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Future of the EU
german language

Social media is particularly important for our security, social cohesion, democracy and the rule of law. How do we face challenges, such as hatepostings and extremism on the net? Should social media be treated as traditional media?

Austrian Federal Minister of the Interior, Vienna
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Updatemi, Mountain View CA; Chairman, Expert Circle on Digitalisation, PolAk - Politische Akademie der ÖVP, Vienna
Chairman, Munich Security Conference, Munich
President, quintessenz - Verein zur Wiederherstellung der Bürgerrechte im Informationszeitalter, Vienna
Editor-in-Chief, Die Presse, Vienna
Head, Group I/B - Security Policy, International Affairs, EU, Public Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, Vienna
Professor and Chair, Institute for Management Information Systems, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
PULS 4 Head of Info, ProSieben Sat.1 PULS 4, Vienna

Mag. Wolfgang SOBOTKA

Austrian Federal Minister of the Interior, Vienna

Music teacher Grammar/High school teacher City archivist Local Councillor, statutory city of Waidhofen/Ybbs Site Group Chairman, ÖAAB - Austrian Workers’ and Employees’ Association Music school headmaster Assistant Professor, University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna Consultant for Politics and Education, Volkspartei Niederösterreich (Lower Austrian People’s Party) City Councillor for Finance, Parliamentary Group Chairman, Waidhofen Volkspartei - Austrian People’s Party Grammar/High school teacher Mayor, Waidhofen Member, Lower Austrian Provincial Government, in charge of Finance, Environment and Regional Development Planning Member, Lower Austrian Provincial Government, in charge of Finance, Housing and Life Quality Deputy Governor, Lower Austria Regional Chairman, Lower Austrian ÖAAB - Austrian Workers' and Employees' Association
 Studies in History, University of Vienna
 Violoncello/Music education, University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
 Conducting, Brucknerkonservatorium Linz
1972-1998
1976-1992
1980-1987
1982-1992
1985-1993
1988-1998
1987-1998
1992-1996
1992-1996
1996-1998
1996-1998
1998-2005
2005-2008
2009-2016
since 2010

Mag. MA Michael HIRSCHBRICH

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Updatemi, Mountain View CA; Chairman, Expert Circle on Digitalisation, PolAk - Politische Akademie der ÖVP, Vienna

Triple A Services - Management Training ACP - Key Account Management m-age internet complete Lecturer, WIFI Chief Executive Officer, m-age internet consulting Lecturer, Academy for Marketing and Management Sohmen East Foundation - Cross Cultural Management Founder, IWA-Tech Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, IWA TECH Inc SFO-Lecturer, Global Management Community Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, Talenthouse
1997
1997-1998
1997-2001
1997-2006
1999-2005
2001-2007
2003-2004
2007-2009
since 2008
2009-2010
2009-2013

Array Wolfgang ISCHINGER

Chairman, Munich Security Conference, Munich

Law School, Universities of Bonn and Geneva, State Examination in Law 1972 Graduate studies in international law, international relations and economics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA Cabinet of UN Secretary-General, New York German Foreign Ministry/Policy Planning, Bonn German Embassy, Washington Private Secretary to the Foreign Minister and later, Head of Parliament and Cabinet Division, Foreign Office, Bonn Minister and Head of Political Department, German Embassy, Paris Director Policy Planning Staff, Foreign Office, Bonn Director-General, Political Director, Foreign Office, Bonn State Secretary, Foreign Office, Deputy Foreign Minister, Berlin German Ambassador to the United States of America German Ambassador to the Court of St. James s EU Representative in the Troika negotiations on Kosovo Chairman, Munich Security Conference Global Head of Government Relations, Allianz SE Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for National Dialogue Roundtables in Ukraine
1966-1972
1972-1973
1973-1975
1975-1979
1979-1982
1982-1990
1990-1993
1993-1995
1995-1998
1998-2001
2001-2006
2006-2008
2007
since 2008
2008-2014
2014
 Since 2015 Senior Professor, Security Policy and Diplomatic Practice, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Mag. Georg Markus KAINZ

President, quintessenz - Verein zur Wiederherstellung der Bürgerrechte im Informationszeitalter, Vienna

Gaststudium Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD Studium Betriebs- und Wirtschaftsinformatik Universität Wien Verlagsvolontariat, Nordwest-Zeitung, Oldenburg Anzeigenleiter, Märkischen Allgemeinen Zeitung, Potsdam Projektleiter Anzeigensystem, Südkurier, Konstanz Projektleiter Tagesspiegel online, Der Tagesspiegel online, Berlin Editorial Director, T-Online International, Darmstadt Geschäftsführer; Chefredakteur, T-Online Österreich, Wien Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, Sportreport net5 GmbH Vorstand, Quintessenz - Verein zur Wiederherstellung der Bürgerrechte im Informationszeitalter, Wien
1981-1982
1982-1990
1990-1991
1991-1992
1992-1995
1995-1997
1997-2000
2000-2001
seit 2001
seit 2006

Array Rainer NOWAK

Editor-in-Chief, Die Presse, Vienna

Study of History and Political Science (without completing) Freelancer "Vorarlberger Nachrichten" Entry to "Die Presse" Editor, Domestic Policy Department, "Die Presse", Vienna Appointment to Department head "Chronik/Wien", "Die Presse", Vienna Appointment to Editorial Director for the new "Presse am Sonntag", Vienna Appointment to Head of Domestic Policy, "Die Presse", Vienna Editor-in-Chief, "Die Presse", Vienna Publisher, "Die Presse", Vienna
1992-1997
1994
1996
2002
2004
2009
2010
since 2012
since 2014

Dr. Wilhelm SANDRISSER

Head, Group I/B - Security Policy, International Affairs, EU, Public Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior, Vienna

Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Graz, Dr.iur. Bundesheer Rechtspraktikant im Sprengel des OLG Graz Hauptlehroffizier und Forscher, Institut für Strategische Forschung an der Landesverteidigungsakademie Unmittelbare Zuarbeit für den Bundesminister für Landesverteidigung im sicherheitspolitischen/internationalen Bereich Beauftragter Hauptreferatsleiter für Internationales Recht und Internationale Beziehungen Verhandler des Bundesministeriums für Landesverteidigung für den "Optionenbericht" der Bundesregierung ÖVP-Kommunikationschef und Leiter der Abteilung Presse, Öffentlichkeitsarbeit und Kommunikation in der ÖVP-Bundespartei Lehrbeauftragter für den Bereich "Politik und Medien" an der Fachhochschule Salzburg
1988
 Weiterbildung, vor allem im Bereich Internationales Recht/Internationale Beziehungen durch Teilnahme an Lehrgängen/Kursen im In- und Ausland, etwa an den Universitäten Wien und Hamburg
1978-1979
1988-1989
1989-1998
1992-1998
1995-1998
1997-1998
1999-2002
2000-2003

Dr. Sarah SPIEKERMANN-HOFF

Professor and Chair, Institute for Management Information Systems, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna

Studies in Business Administration, University Passau (intermediate examination), International Business School ESCP-EAP, Paris, Oxford, Berlin Consultant with A.T. Kearney, Berlin Doctoral Student, Humboldt University of Berlin Strategic Marketing Manager EMEA, Openwave, Paris Habilitation, Humboldt University Berlin Institute of Information Systems (Prof. Oliver Günther, Ph.D.), Managing Director of the Berlin Research Centre on Internet Economics (InterVal) Lecturer, Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg Institute for Information Management Founder and Chief Executive Officer, skillMap Ltd. (Humboldt University Berlin Spin-off) Offer for tenure, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Offer for tenure, University of Mannheim Adjunct Professor of Information Systems, H. Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA Visiting Research Fellow, OII - Oxford University Internet Institute
1992-1997
1997-1999
2000-2001
2002-2003
2003-2007
2008-2009
2008-2012
2008
2009
2009-2010
2014

Mag. Corinna MILBORN

PULS 4 Head of Info, ProSieben Sat.1 PULS 4, Vienna

Menschenrechtsbeobachterin in Guatemala Pressesprecherin und Globalization Officer beim WWF Österreich Journalistin und Autorin mit den Schwerpunkten Globalisierung, Menschenrechte, Migration Politikredakteurin beim Wirtschaftsmagazin Format Recherchen, Beratung und Aufnahmeleitungen für den Dokumentarfilm "Let's Make Money" von Erwin Wagenhofer Moderation, Club 2, ORF Stellvertretende Chefredakteurin, News Moderatorin, Pro und Contra - Der AustriaNews Talk, PULS 4 Informationsdirektorin, Prosieben Sat1 PULS4
 Studium Politikwissenschaft und Geschichte in Wien, Granada, Guatemala
1995-1996
1998-2002
seit 2003
seit 2003
2006-2008
2007-2012
2010-2012
seit 2012
seit 2013

Political Symposium

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26.08.2017

12:00 - 16:00Professional Programme “Our World’s Future”Partner
13:00 - 16:00Professional Programme on Strategies of InfluencePartner
13:00 - 16:00Generational perspectives on security policyPartner

27.08.2017

07:00 - 10:00Professional Programme on Strategies of InfluencePartner
07:00 - 10:00Devil’s diplomacyPartner
08:00 - 10:00The 2016 US election behind the scenesPlenary
08:00 - 09:30Fireside Talk with Ruth Dreifuss: women and powerPartner
12:00 - 14:30Opening: values and visions of a united EuropePlenary
15:00 - 16:30Acknowledging reality: coming to grips with the international systemPlenary
17:00 - 18:30The USA, the EU and Russia: what changes does the new US administration bring?Plenary

28.08.2017

06:30 - 07:30Breakfast Club 03: POLITICO morning briefingPlenary
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 01: War and democracy in Ukraine: what is the future?Breakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 02: From conflicts to collaborative governance: using open data and collective intelligence to achieve public-sector innovationBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 03: May I stay or should I go? The impact of climate change on migrationBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 04: Military cooperation as a means to overcome security challengesBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 05: How to reconcile interests in societies with declining social cohesionBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 06: Alternative facts, provocations and social division: how to deal with populismBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 07: The EU on trial: 60 years of conflict and cooperation in EuropeBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 08: Geoengineering: governance implications, technical options and risksBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 09: Genome editing: governing on the cusp of uncertaintyBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 11: Innovation in a contested environment: from the outside in and the inside outBreakout
10:30 - 11:30Fireside Talk with Talia SassonPartner
10:30 - 12:00Lunch receptionBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 12: Digital Security: Social MediaBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 13: New freedoms, old constraints? Challenges of integrating female refugees in AustriaBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 14: Science-based policy-making in times of post-truth?Breakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 15: Migration and the Arts: Europe’s next narrativeBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 16: The Dublin dilemma and the way outBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 17: Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: catching up or showing the way?Breakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 18: Mission-oriented innovation policy in practiceBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 19: An end to a costly war: alternatives to failed drug policiesBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 20: The Arctic: new narratives for a disputed territoryBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 21: Democracy reloaded: what can we learn from bottom-up democratic innovations?Breakout
15:30 - 17:00Security and liberty in the digital futurePlenary
17:30 - 19:00Green Innovation: urgent & important at oncePlenary

29.08.2017

07:00 - 10:30Transformative pathways to sustainability: from perception to changing behaviourPlenary