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Security and liberty in the digital future

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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The digitisation of many spheres of life has brought with it rapid progress, meaning that the corresponding political and legal frameworks have to be adapted. How can the rule of law be implemented in the digital domain, e.g. to counter extremism? Do new possibilities of surveillance clash with our civil liberties? What does an integrated concept of digital security look like that balances our desire for security and our demand for liberty?

Estonian Minister of the Interior, Tallin
Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer, City of Barcelona
Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, European Council, Brussels
Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and Home Affairs, Brussels
Austrian Federal Minister of the Interior, Vienna
PULS 4 Head of Info, ProSieben Sat.1 PULS 4, Vienna

Array Andres ANVELT

Estonian Minister of the Interior, Tallin

Director, Central Criminal Police. Prior to this, Anvelt had served in the Estonian Police for years. Director, Police and Border Guard College Security Advisor to the Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces, 2013 Member, Tallinn City Council Member, 12th Riigikogu; Chairman, Anti-Corruption Select Committee of the Riigikogu; Member, VEB Fund Investigation Committee (the Investigation Committee related to granting temporary residence permits to foreigners), and the Legal Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu Minister of Justice of the Republic of Estonia Member, 13th Riigikogu; Chairman of the faction
 Bachelor's degree in Law, University of Tartu
 Master's degree, Tallinn University of Technology
 Law enforcement management training, FBI Academy (USA)
2001-2003
2004-2006
2007-2011
2009-2011
2011-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016

Ph.D. Francesca BRIA

Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer, City of Barcelona

PhD Researcher and Teaching Associate, Imperial College Business School, London Teaching Associate, London Business School Senior Advisor and Senior Project Lead, Nesta Innovation Lab, London
2009-2013
2011-2012
2012-2015

Array Gilles DE KERCHOVE D'OUSSELGHEM

Counter-Terrorism Coordinator, European Council, Brussels

Law Degree, Catholic University of Louvain Teaching assistant, Catholic University of Louvain Law School Master of Laws (LLM), Yale Law School, New Haven Administrator in the European Commission (DG Competition) Secretary of the Government of the Walloon Region Head of the Private Office of the deputy Prime-Minister of the Federal Government of Belgium, Minister of Justice and Minister of Small and Medium-sized enterprises Head of the Private Office of the deputy Prime-Minister of the Federal Government of Belgium, Minister of Justice and Minister of Economic Affairs Deputy Secretary of the Convention which drafted the Charter of the fundamental rights of the European Union Director for Justice and Home Affairs at the EU Council General Secretariat
1979
1979-1983
1984
1985
1986-1988
1989-1992
1993-1995
1999-2000
1995-2007

Array Jan JAMBON

Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and Home Affairs, Brussels

Bachelor in Computer Sciences, VUB Career in the business sector, among others at IBM, SD Worx and the Bank Card Company MBA, University of Antwerp Member, Local Board, Brasschaat Deputy Mayor, Brasschaat House of Representatives Party leader, House of Representatives Mayor, Brasschaat
1984
1984-2007
2000
2007-2013
2007-2013
2007-2014
2008-2014
2013-2014

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. 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