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Fireside Talk with Ruth Dreifuss: women and power

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Ruth Dreifuss, former Swiss Minister of the Interior and now chairman of the Global Commission on Drug Policy in Geneva, shares her insights into social and gender policy in a traditional Alpbach fireside talk, explains what goals have already been achieved and the steps still to be taken.

Former President and Minister of Home Affairs, Swiss Confederation; Chair, Global Commission on Drug Policy, Geneva
Co-Founder & Co-Director, Business Riot, Vienna

M. Sc. Dr. Ruth DREIFUSS

Former President and Minister of Home Affairs, Swiss Confederation; Chair, Global Commission on Drug Policy, Geneva

Degree in economics with special focus on econometrics, Geneva Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs, Swiss government
1971
1993-2002

Mag.a BA MA Katharina BRANDL

Co-Founder & Co-Director, Business Riot, Vienna

Diploma Programme in Political Science, University of Vienna Assistant to the Head of the Research Focus "Empirical Visual Aesthetics", Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna BA in Art History, University of Vienna Scientific Administrator, Cognitive Science Research Platform, University of Vienna Researcher, Austrian Contribution to the Architectural Biennale 2014, Venice Tutor & Teaching Assistant, Department of Art History, University of Vienna Project Manager for studio das weisse haus, , Vienna Co-Founder & Chairwoman, Sorority, Vienna Freelance curator and writer in contemporary art Co-Founder & Executive, Business Riot, Vienna Managing editor, online magazine of Irmgard Griss' campaign for the Austrian Presidential Election 2016, Vienna Co-Founder & Executive, kathe Konzeptb├╝ro GesbR., Vienna PhD Program in Art History, University of Basel
2004-2011
2009-2011
2010-2014
2011-2014
2014
2014-2015
2014-2015
2014-2017
since 2015
since 2015
2016
since 2016
since 2016

Political Symposium

show timetable

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