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Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2018

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Lecture
english language

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.

Speakers

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

Dr. Joseph E. STIGLITZ

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

1964 Bachelor, Amherst College, Massachusetts
1966-1967 Ph.D, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts
1966-1967 Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts
1967 Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Canterbury, Christchurch
1966-1970 Tapp Research Fellow, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
1967-1968 Assistant Professor, Cowles Foundation, New Haven
1968-1970 Associate Professor, Cowles Foundation, New Haven
1969-1971 Senior Research Fellow, Social Science Divison, Institute for Development Studies, University College, Nairobi
1970-1974 Professor, Economics, Cowles Foundation; Department of Economics, Yale University, Yale
1973-1974 Visiting Fellow, St. Catherine´s College, Oxford
1974-1976 Professor, Economics, Stanford University, Stanford
1976-1979 Drummond Professor, Political Economy, Oxford University, Oxford
1978-1979 Oskar Morgenstern Distinguished Fellow and Visiting Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies and Mathematica, Princeton
1979-1988 Professor, Economics, Princeton University, Princeton
1993-1995 Senior Fellow, Institute for Policy Reform, Punjab
1993-1995 Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge
1995-1997 Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers, Washington D.C.
1997-2000 Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank, Washington D.C.
2000 Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington D.C.
2000 Stern Visiting Professor, Columbia University, New York
1998-2001 Professor, Economics and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford
2008-2009 Chair, International Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, Washington D.C.
2009 Chair, Commission of Experts on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, Washington D.C.
2009 Chair, Management Board, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester
  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
2009 Co-Chair, Columbia University Committee on Global Thought, New York

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Franz FISCHLER

President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1973-1979 Research Assistant, Institute for Agricultural Management, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1978 Doctorate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
1979-1984 Executive Assistant, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1985-1989 Director, Provincial Chamber of Agriculture of Tyrol, Innsbruck
1989-1994 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Vienna
1995-2004 European Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Brussels
2005-2011 Chairman, Ecosocial Forum Europe, Vienna
2005-2015 Chairman, RISE-Foundation, Brussels
2014-2015 Chairman of the Steering Committee of the EU scientific programme for Expo Milano 2015
since 2012 President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
since 2016 President, Board of Trustees to the Austrian Institute of Advanced Studies (IHS), Vienna

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

Mag.a Rosa LYON

Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

1994-2005 Different jobs, from doctor´s to tax consultant office, from parliament to marketing company
2000-2005 Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
seit 2005 Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Radio Österreich 1, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
seit 2010 Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Zeit-im-Bild, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
seit 2016 Host Früh-ZiB, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

Seminar Week

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15.08.2018

17:00 - 18:15Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2018Plenary
18:15 - 18:30The Last Days of Mankind - OpeningPlenary
19:00 - 21:00Presentation of the seminarsPlenary
21:00 - 22:30Bread 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

19:00 - 20:00Online Disinformation: A guest lecture on journalismPlenary

21.08.2018

18:00 - 21:00FAN ReceptionSocial
19:00 - 21:00ReceptionSocial