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15: Smart Factory: Social Effects – Prospects for Employment – Impacts on Work and Organisation

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Hauptschule
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The seminar looks at the digitalization of industry and commerce, its prospects for employment and its impacts on work. It starts with an overview of research to date and the general social effects and opportunities of the digital revolution. We then focus on the impact of Smart Factories on work and organisation, ending with a discussion on what the future holds for employees and their representatives.

Speakers

Business Development-Digital Enterprise, Siemens AG Austria, Linz
Member of the Board, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach
Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Managing Director, Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU, Ruhr-University Bochum Chair

MBA Leonhard MUIGG

Business Development-Digital Enterprise, Siemens AG Austria, Linz

1988-1989 Technical Engineer, BENE Büromöbel, Innsbruck
1989-1992 Designassistent, Daniel Swarovski Communication, Wattens
1992-1995 Project Assistent, Interior Design Departement, ATP - Achammer Tritthart & Partner, Innsbruck
1996-1997 Sales Engineer, Nemetschek Salzburg
1997-1999 Teritorry Sales, Parametric Technology Austria
1999-2004 Salesmanager Austria, Tecnomatix
2004-2007 Sales- and Marketingmanager, Syste Standbau GmbH Salzburg (company of Reed)
2007-2008 Sales Partner and Sales Agent, MYSLIK Bau Salzburg
2008-2015 Enterprise Sales and Executive PLM, Siemens Industry Software (PLM)
2012 SMA - Sales Manager Academy University, Vienna
since 2015 Business Development, Siemens AG Austria

Dr. Manfred WANNÖFFEL

Professor, Faculty of Social Science and Managing Director, Office of Cooperation RUB/IMU, Ruhr-University Bochum

1990 Doctorate, Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr-University Bochum
1991-1995 Project Manager, Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Mexico-City
since 1995 Visiting professor, Sociology of Work and Economics, Universidad Autonoma Mexico, Universidad de Puebla, Mexico-City
since 1998 Lecturer, Sociology of Organisations and Participation Studies, Faculty of Social Science, Ruhr-University Bochum
since 2003 Director, Office of Cooperation Ruhr-University between Industrial Metal Union

Seminar Week

show timetable

17.08.2016

17:00 - 17:30Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2016Plenary
17:30 - 18:00Opening SpeechesPlenary
18:00 - 18:30A Midsummer Night's Dream - a TeaserCulture
19:00 - 20:30Presentation of the SeminarsPlenary
20:30 - 22:00Bread and WineSocial

18.08.-23.08.2016

Seminar 01: Beyond MapsSeminar
Seminar 02: Common Challenges to the European and African Union - Climate, Demography, MigrationSeminar
Seminar 03: Religion and PowerSeminar
Seminar 04: World Water Resources and Human Well-Being at Risk - Trends, Data and GovernanceSeminar
Seminar 05: Scientific Excellence and Social Responsibility - How do they go together?Seminar
Seminar 06: The European Union and Its Eastern NeighboursSeminar
Seminar 07: (Economic-)Policy for Progress - The Return of the "Magic Polygon"Seminar
Seminar 08: Biological or Synthetic Evolution?Seminar
Teach For Austria Summer School: Changemaker Lab - Sapere aude!Seminar
Seminar 09: Rule of Law in China and EuropeSeminar
Seminar 10: Utility of Force in the 21st CenturySeminar
Seminar 11: The European Ethos and the SacredSeminar
Seminar 12: Towards a Sustainable Global Carbon LoopSeminar
Seminar 13: Gender Issues in Complex SocietiesSeminar
Seminar 14: Art as Enlightenment in Post-Enlightenment Times?Seminar
Seminar 15: Smart Factory: Social Effects - Prospects for Employment - Impacts on Work and OrganisationSeminar
Seminar 16: Understanding Big DataSeminar
Theatre Workshop with Students of the Royal Academy for Dramatic Art (RADA), LondonSeminar

24.08.2016

09:00 - 15:00Alpbach Open SpaceBreakout