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Storytelling: Journeys from conflict to cooperation

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
english language

This evening programme is dedicated individuals who have experienced conflicts in very different environments, from board rooms to war zones. Through courageous leadership they managed to move from conflict to peace and possibly cooperation. What can we learn from their stories? What conditions, practices and concrete skills do you need to overcome conflicts?

Speakers

Secretary General, Islamic Christian National Dialogue Committee Lebanon
Programme Assistant, Masters in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona
Chief Executive Officier, Hope Flowers School, Bethlehem; Managing Director, Palestine Chapter, Center for Emerging Futures, Bethlehem
Chief Executive Officer; Co-Founder, Nisar & Nisar GbR, Frankfurt/Main; Chief Executive Officer; Co-Founder, Nisar & Sickert GbR, Frankfurt/Main
Cardinal Archbishop, Archdiocese of Abuja
Post-doctoral research fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Turin; Director of Research, IUC - International University College of Turin
Managing Director, ren-new Sàrl, La Conversion
Secretary General, Religions for Peace International, New York
Consultant, Coach, CEO, Value and People Academy Chair
Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair
Chief Executive Officer; Senior Process Consultant, InterChange ApS, Silkeborg Chair

Alexander CRAIG

Programme Assistant, Masters in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona

2012-2013 Program Coordinator, International Youth Initiative Program, Sweden
since 2007 Facilitation, Multistakeholder Process Design & Training, zandcraig.com, Northern Ireland & Sweden
since 2015 Programme Assistant, Masters in Strategic Leadership towards Sustainability, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karskrona

MA Mahmoud NISAR

Chief Executive Officer; Co-Founder, Nisar & Nisar GbR, Frankfurt/Main; Chief Executive Officer; Co-Founder, Nisar & Sickert GbR, Frankfurt/Main

1999-2009 Industrial Engineering Studies, Technical University Darmstadt
2001-2008 Master Political Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main
 Since 2014 Co-Founder, Nisar & Nisar GbR, Frankfurt/Main
 Since 2013 Co-Founder, Nisar & Sickert GbR, Frankfurt/Main
2010-2013 Project Consultant in Afghanistan, Federal Foreign Office of Germany, Berlin; KfW - German Development Bank, Frankfurt/Main

Alessandra QUARTA

Post-doctoral research fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Turin; Director of Research, IUC - International University College of Turin

2010 Degree in Law, University of Turin
2013 Temporary Professor, Department of Law, University of Eastern Piedmont Amedeo Avogadro, Vercelli
2014 Ph.D. in Private Law, University of Foggia
since 2014 Temporary Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Turin
since 2014 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Turin
since 2016 Director of Research, IUC - International University College of Turin
since 2016 Coordinator, Legal research; Co-City, selected project in the EU call UIA 2016

Caroline RENNIE

Managing Director, ren-new Sàrl, La Conversion

1989-1991 Staff Economist, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Washinton DC
1991-1993 Marketing Manager, Envirothene, Los Angeles, CA
1993-1995 Policy Advisor, California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento, CA
1995-1998 Director Environment, Continental Can & Schmalbach Lubeca, Brussels
 Since 2007 Managing Director, ren-new Sàrl, La Conversion
1998-2007 Director Environmental Communications, Tetra Pak International, Lausanne

Thine HOLM

Consultant, Coach, CEO, Value and People Academy

2001-2003 Communications Consultant, Danske Bank Group, Copenhagen
2003-2008 Head of Customer Communications, Danske Bank Group, Copenhagen
2008-2010 Head of Communications and Skills, Human Innovation, Horsholm
2012-2013 Head of Human Ressources and Communications, John Jensen A/S, Hedehusene
since 2010 Change faciliator and Communication Advisor, Value and People Academy

M.Sc. Philippe NARVAL

Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1994-1996 Scholarship holder/Student, Lester B. Pearson United World College, Victoria
1996-1997 National Service/Gedenkdienst, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem
1997-1998 Community Service Coordinator, American International School, Cochabamba
1998-2003 BA, King's College, London
2000-2001 Exchange Year, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
2003-2004 Exhibition Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Wien
2004-2005 Programme Manager, Concordia, Chisinau
2005-2010 Programme Officer, Light for the World, Vienna
2010-2011 MSc, University of Oxford
since 2012 Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Toke PALUDAN MOELLER

Chief Executive Officer; Senior Process Consultant, InterChange ApS, Silkeborg

1964-1967 Language Student, Virum High School
1968-1969 HH - Niles Brock Business School of Copenhagen
1969-1971 University of Copenhagen
1971-1976 Freelance Conference Organizer
1976-1990 PCO - Professional Conference Organizer, The International Learning Center
1990-2015 Chief Executive Officer and Senior Process Consultant, Interchange

Seminar Week

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16.08.2017

17:00 - 17:45Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2017Plenary
17:45 - 18:30Opening SpeechesPlenary
19:00 - 20:30Presentation of the SeminarsPlenary
20:30 - 22:00Bread and WineSocial

17.08.-22.08.2017

Seminar 01: The new Silk Road in a global contextSeminar
Seminar 02: Populism and post-factual politicsSeminar
Seminar 03: Conflicts around the commonsSeminar
Seminar 04: Energy transition with renewable energies and energy efficiency: a win-win for the planet and the global economySeminar
Seminar 05: Are we alone in the universe?Seminar
Seminar 06: Conflict and cooperation: preferences or environmentSeminar
Seminar 07: Transitional Justice: case studies from the Balkans and South AfricaSeminar
Seminar 08: Art - in conflictSeminar
Seminar 09: Pragmatic alliances and global disorderSeminar
Seminar 10: Don't mess with our education! Creating new Utopias!Seminar
Seminar 11: Why is it called a Play?Seminar
Seminar 12: Ethics in ActionSeminar
Seminar 13: Dirty Products - responsible consumption: how digitisation changes the role of the consumerSeminar
Seminar 14: Global Weirding? Climate change and population dynamicsSeminar
Seminar 16: Timescapes of the 21st century: asynchronicities, acceleration and time conflictsSeminar
Seminar 17: The RenAIssance: Brave New WorldSeminar
Seminar 18: Politics at the grassroots levelSeminar
Seminar 19: Turkey at the crossroadsSeminar
Seminar 20: How to step out of lineSeminar

17.08.2017

19:00 - 20:30Turkey at the crossroadsPlenary

20.08.2017

19:00 - 22:00Storytelling: Journeys from conflict to cooperationBreakout

21.08.2017

19:00 - 21:30The RenAIssance: Brave New WorldBreakout