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Special Event 1: Cooperation in South East Europe – Programs, Projects, Initiatives

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Hotel Böglerhof
Breakout / Working Group
english language

In accordance with the  EU-Balkan countries Action Plan in Science and Technology and in addition to specific support activities in FP 6, Austria has developed programs, projects and initiatives to meet actual demands of the scientific community, to strengthen human resources in the countries concerned and to address the innovative potential in the region. The working group will discuss the role of science and research in the process of socio-economic stabilisation and growth in the region and present concrete measures that could enhance the role of the region in the European Knowledge Area.

Director of the Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office (ASO) Sofia
Austrian Developement Agency, Country Desk South East Europe
Policy Officer, Unit D.3 - Specific international cooperation activities, Directorate-General for Research, European Commission, Brussels
Director, Department of European Integration and International Cooperation, National Authority for Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, Research and Youth, Bucharest
Deputy Head, Department C1.12, Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, Vienna
Direktor des Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office (ASO) Ljubljana (im Auftrag des BMBWK)
Strategic Research Manager, ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna
Ministry of Education and Science, Ilindenska bb, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Institute of Chemistry (Department of physical chemistry), University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij"
Executive Director, National Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science, Sofia
Ehemals stellvertretende Sektionsleiterin sowie Leiterin, Abteilung II.6 - Internationale Forschungskooperationen, Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung, Wien
Head, Department II/6 - International Research Cooperation, Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

Dipl.-Ing. Martin Felix GAJDUSEK

Director of the Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office (ASO) Sofia

Part of the faculty council at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Austrian Students Union(ÖH) Engagements in LLL, NGO-Engagements, in charge of education programmes "Environmental Detectives", presentations and practical excursions (about 150 times), Students Association at university (Management and organization of events) film-events with Bulgarian Short films, TU-cine-Studio Fieldwork(6 months) in Bulgaria, grant by the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna(BOKU) University degree, Diploma study "Landscape Architecture"(2000) Project Proposal for the Austrian Institute of East and Southeast European Studies(5.FP, "Rural Development in the CEEC") , 2001, 2002 Organization of the Austrian Bulgarian Summerschool Director of the Sofia branch office of the Austrian Institute of East and Southeast European Studies
1993-1997
1994-2002
1998
1999
since 2001
2000
2002-2003

Mag. Hans-Jörg HUMMER

Austrian Developement Agency, Country Desk South East Europe

Head of Montenegro Office (Podgorica) Executive Secretary (Graz) Country Desk South East Europe
 World University Service Austria
1999-2000
 Austrian Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs
2001
 Austrian Development Agency
2002-2003
 from 09/2004 Head of Coordination Office Belgrade

Mag. Peter Bernhard MAYR

Policy Officer, Unit D.3 - Specific international cooperation activities, Directorate-General for Research, European Commission, Brussels

Festival of Central European Culture, Austrian Cultural Centre, London Specialisation in the field of European and International higher education, Austrian agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research (ÖAD) and the Austrian Research Association (ÖFG) Coordination, EU project "The South-East European ERA-NET", fourteen European ministries and three RTD funding institutions as project partners, Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) as coordinating institution, Vienna Consultant, The World Bank
1998-1999
1999-2003
2004-2008
2007

DI Iulia Cecilia MIHAIL

Director, Department of European Integration and International Cooperation, National Authority for Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, Research and Youth, Bucharest

Fine Mechanics Factory of Bucharest: Physicist engineer - technologist in the "Watch" department, head of the Vacuum Deposition Laboratory Ministry of Education and Research. In charge with bilateral cooperation, regional cooperation, relations with International organisations
1993-1994
1993-2004

Mag. Georg PANHOLZER

Deputy Head, Department C1.12, Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth, Vienna

Graduation, Master Thesis: "The Sanctions of the US against Panama; A Case Study: Sanctions against a Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs: Division for Small and Medium Enterprises: Project leader of national Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Labour, Division for International Technology and Innovation National Delegate/National Expert in INCO-Committee of EU- Framework Programme for FTD (DG Research) National Delegate to the eContent Programme of the EU (DG INFSO) Project leader for the programme STRAPAMO (Formation of Strategic S&T-Partnerships Project leader for the programme "Technology Initiative Internationalization East" (Technology initiative towards
 Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics (branch: International Business Administration)
  Tertiary Economy"
1994
  programme to the "Community Initiative for Small and Medium Enterprises" (Structural Funds)
1994-1996
since 1996
1996-2002
2000-2002
  with Central and Eastern Europe)
since 2002
  Central and Eastern Europe), with the programme CIR-CE (Co-operation in Innovation and Research with
  Central and Eastern Europe) as the central element
since 2004
  ERA-Net

Dr. Miroslav POLZER

Direktor des Austrian Science and Research Liaison Office (ASO) Ljubljana (im Auftrag des BMBWK)

Diplomstudium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre an der Karl- Franzens- Universität, Graz; Doktoratstudium der Sozial- und Wirtschafts- Wissenschaften, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und -politik, Graz Aufbaustudium Technischer Umweltschutz, TU Graz Ost- Mitteleuropa- Koordinator der Koordinierungsstelle der Österreichischen Bischofskonferenz für internationale Entwicklung und Mission, Wien pädagogischer Mitarbeiter des slowenischen Bildungshauses SODALITAS, Tainach/Tinje Leiter der Laibacher Außenstelle des Österreichischen Ost- und Südosteuropainstituts
1987-1992
1992-1995
 Beruflicher Werdegang:
1995-1996
1994-1995
1995
1996-2003

Dr. Klaus SCHUCH

Strategic Research Manager, ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna

Research fellow, Department of Economic Geography, Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics and Austrian Research Centres Seibersdorf Research Assistant, Department of Economic and Social Geography, Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics Lecturer, Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics and Johannes Kepler University in Linz Head, branch office Sofia, OSI - Austrian Institute of East and Southeast European Studies, Sofia, Bulgaria Head, unit for Third Country Co-operation, BIT - Bureau for International Research and Technology Co-operation in Vienna/Austria (INCO-NCP) Lecturer, master class "Central and Eastern Europe", Vienna University of Business and Economics Lecturer, Regional Competitiveness, Vienna University of Business and Economics Consultant, PHARE-Project "Polish Participation in EU-RTD Programmes", Poland Senior Researcher, Centre for Social Innovation (CSI), Vienna (Managing Director from 2002-2012) Lecturer, "Design, Evaluation and Monitoring", University of Vienna Lecturer, postgraduate SOQUA course for vocational education in social scientific research
 Studied Geography and Economic Sciences; History and Social Sciences at the University of Vienna
1987-1992
1992-1994
1992-1995
1994-1996
1996-2001
  Topic: Transformation of the Economic Geography and Regional Development in the CEECs
1997
1998
1999
since 2001
since 2006
since 2006

Dr. Viktor STEFOV

Ministry of Education and Science, Ilindenska bb, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Institute of Chemistry (Department of physical chemistry), University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij"

Assistant lecturer for subjects in the field of physical chemistry, University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij" Faculty of Chemistry, Sofia, Bulgaria Assistant Professor, University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij" Head of Department of physical chemistry, Faculty of Science nstitute of Inorganic Chemistry at the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia , 2002 nstitute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Siegen, Germany University of Janina, Greece
 Completed studies in 1984, University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij"
 Postgraduate studies completed in 1992, University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij"
 Doctoral studies completed in 1997, University "Sv. Kiril i Metodij"
 in 1993, 1994, 1996 Dept. of chemistry and physics at King s College, London, England
1986-1998
1997
1998
1998-2002
1999
2000
2001
 Current position: Head of the Department of Science, Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Macedonia

Dr. Albena VUTSOVA

Executive Director, National Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science, Sofia

National Science Fund, General secretary University of world economy-Sofia, Study of Financial Management HRK Germany and ERASMUS University Netherlands, NATO-Internship on Research evaluation Coordination Council of Association at the Council of Ministers, Head of Work Group 17 for EU association Ministry of education and Science, National Coordinator for EU Sixth Framework Programme Twente University, Course for European research evaluation
since 1991
1993-1996
1999
  negotiations on Chapter 17 "Science and Researches"
since 1999
since 1999
2002
 Ministry of Education and Science, Director Department "Scientific research and projects"

Dr. Anneliese STOKLASKA

Ehemals stellvertretende Sektionsleiterin sowie Leiterin, Abteilung II.6 - Internationale Forschungskooperationen, Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung, Wien

Austrian newspaper "Kurier" Administrative Assistant, Vienna University of Technology Ph.D. Degree, Medieval History, University of Vienna Department for International Research Co-operation, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Head, Department for International Research Co-operation, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
1970-1971
1971-1991
1984
1991
1994-2011

Technology Symposium

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Kategorie: all Breakout Plenary Social

26.08.2004

08:00 - 09:30 Technology brunch sponsored by Tiroler Zukunftsstiftung Social
11:00 - 12:00 Welcome reception Plenary
12:00 - 13:30 Where Do We Come From? Plenary
14:00 - 16:30 Tomorrow Plenary
18:00 - 18:30 Responsibility Plenary
18:30 - 19:30 First-world know-how, third-world solutions: a comparison of outcome Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Evening reception, sponsored by Alcatel Austria Social

27.08.2004

07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 09: Lost in Technology? – Women Careers in Research and Technology Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Special Event 3: Medical Schools in the International Context – Challenges and Opportunities Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 03: New Forms of Organization: Best Practice-Methods of Change Management – the Art of Managing Change Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 11: Telematics in Transport – Opportunities for a Mobile Society Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 04: Crossing Borders: Overcoming Barriers – Bridging Disciplines – Rethinking Cultures Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Special Event 2: The Politics of Technology: A Primer on Innovative Developments that Governments Should Embrace to Kick-Start GNP Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 05: Space Policy: A New Strategic Challenge for Europe Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 01: Technological Potentials for Achieving Climate Protection Goals with or without Kyoto-Protocol Ratification Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 07: Man and Machine – Interactions in the Ambient Intelligent Society Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 12: MyLifeBits – Digital Immortality and its Limits Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 06: From Vienna to Lisbon? – Challenges for Innovation Policy on EU and National Levels in the Light of the New EU Action Plan for Innovation and the Austrian Efforts for an Innovation Strategy Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 08: Security and Identification Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 02: Low-Carbon Energy Supply Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Special Event 1: Cooperation in South East Europe – Programs, Projects, Initiatives Breakout
07:00 - 13:30 Working Group 10: Challenges of Regenerative Medicine Breakout
14:00 - 15:00 Science Policy: the major players in science and research – competition and cooperation, conditions for success “Precompetitive Research” Plenary
15:00 - 16:00 Science Policy: the major players in science and research – competition and cooperation, conditions for success “Competitive Research” Plenary
18:00 - 20:00 Information transfer and processing Plenary

28.08.2004

07:00 - 07:45 The Ig Nobel Prizes Plenary
07:45 - 08:00 Alpbach 2004 – My personal resumée Plenary
08:00 - 08:30 Alpbach 2004 – resumée Junior Alpbach Plenary
09:00 - 10:30 Seeing Beyond the Light: Technology and Patient s Benefit on the Example of Molecular Imaging Plenary
10:30 - 11:15 Closing statement Plenary
11:30 - 12:00 Farewell reception sponsored by Microsoft Austria Social