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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 Konzeptbüro 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 - 16:00 Professional Programme “Our World’s Future” Partner
13:00 - 16:00 Professional Programme on Strategies of Influence Partner
13:00 - 16:00 Generational perspectives on security policy Partner

27.08.2017

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

28.08.2017

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

29.08.2017

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