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Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2018

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
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Joseph E. Stiglitz will examine this year’s topic ‘Diversity and Resilience’. He will set the stage for an intensive and interdisciplinary exchange during the Seminar Week and for the Symposia of the European Forum Alpbach 2018.

Recipient, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; University Professor, Columbia University, New York
President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

Dr. Joseph E. STIGLITZ

Recipient, Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; University Professor, Columbia University, New York

Bachelor, Amherst College, Massachusetts Ph.D, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch Tapp Research Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge Assistant Professor, Cowles Foundation, New Haven Associate Professor, Cowles Foundation, New Haven Senior Research Fellow, Social Science Divison, Institute for Development Studies, University College, Nairobi Professor, Economics, Cowles Foundation; Department of Economics, Yale University, Yale Visiting Fellow, St. Catherine´s College, Oxford Professor, Economics, Stanford University, Stanford Drummond Professor, Political Economy, Oxford University, Oxford Oskar Morgenstern Distinguished Fellow and Visiting Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies and Mathematica, Princeton Professor, Economics, Princeton University, Princeton Senior Fellow, Institute for Policy Reform, Punjab Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, Washington D.C. Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank, Washington D.C. Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C. Stern Visiting Professor, Columbia University, New York Professor, Economics and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford Chair, International Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, Washington D.C. Chair, Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, Washington D.C. Chair, Management Board, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester
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  Chief Economics, The Roosevelt Institute, New York
  Co-Chair of the High Level Expert Group on Measurement of Ecnonomic Performance and Social Progress, OECD, New York
  University Professor, Department of Economics, Columbia University, New York

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz FISCHLER

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Research Assistant, Institute for Agricultural Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Doctorate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Executive Assistant, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck Director, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Brussels Chairman, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna Chairman, RISE-Foundation, Brussels Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EU scientific programme for Expo Milano 2015 President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
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M.Sc. Philippe NARVAL

Managing Director, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Scholarship holder/Student, Lester B. Pearson United World College, Victoria National Service/Gedenkdienst, Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial, Jerusalem Community Service Coordinator, American International School, Cochabamba BA, King's College, London Exchange Year, Universidade de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte Exhibition Coordinator, Künstlerhaus Wien Programme Manager, Concordia, Chisinau Programme Officer, Light for the World, Vienna MSc, University of Oxford
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Mag.a Rosa LYON

Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

Different jobs, from doctor´s to tax consultant office, from parliament to marketing company Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Radio Österreich 1, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Zeit-im-Bild, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
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Seminar Week

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15.08.2018

15:00 - 16:15Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2018Plenary
16:15 - 16:30The Last Days of Mankind – OpeningPlenary
17:00 - 19:00Presentation of the seminarsPlenary
19:00 - 20:30Bread and WineSocial

16.08.-21.08.2018

Seminar 01: The EU and its eastern and southern neighbours: resilience as a strategic prioritySeminar
Seminar 02: Digital transformation: Opportunities, risks, sustainability and resilienceSeminar
Seminar 03: Gender dynamics in changing societiesSeminar
Seminar 04: Physics meets economics – climate science and policySeminar
Seminar 05: Resilience and development policySeminar
Seminar 06: Precision medicine and its impact on societySeminar
Seminar 07: Minority politics in a comparative perspectiveSeminar
Seminar 08: Artificial intelligence and EthicsSeminar
Seminar 09: Economic shocksSeminar
Seminar 10: The unknown world of microbiomes: from the environment to humansSeminar
Seminar 11: European Security – Moving towards resilience?Seminar
Seminar 12: Urban resilience to environmental challengesSeminar
Seminar 13: Mission to Mars – Education for changeSeminar
Seminar 14: Linguistic diversity: A resource for individual and communal resilienceSeminar
Seminar 15: Ethics in Action: Economics and Sustainable DevelopmentSeminar
Seminar 16: Microbiome diversity vs. microbiological controlSeminar
Seminar 17: Our work in our futureSeminar
Seminar 18: Reproductive RightsSeminar
Seminar 19: Warrior of the Heart – DojoSeminar
Seminar 20: Spoken word poetry: The power of languageSeminar
Seminar 21: Why is it called a play?Seminar
Seminar 22: European Citizenship – Attitudes and Skills for a Democratic Youth CultureSeminar

16.08.2018

17:00 - 18:00Online Disinformation: A guest lecture on journalismPlenary

21.08.2018

16:00 - 19:00FAN ReceptionSocial
17:00 - 19:00ReceptionSocial