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Special Event: Positioning Austria in the international knowledge area

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Hotel Böglerhof
Breakout / Working Group
german language

At the beginning we will present the study commissioned by the Austrian Council on Research and Technology Development,  Taking stock of and positioning Austria s international R&D programmes .
Against this background a network analysis will follow defining important success factors for positioning Austria in the international knowledge area. The discussion will focus on the balance between a target-oriented concentration of activities and an avoidance of niche opportunities that appear attractive only superficially in the context of the highly dynamic global internationalisation of RTD.

Founder and Director, FASresearch, Vienna
Strategic Research Manager, ZSI - Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna
Ehemals stellvertretende Sektionsleiterin sowie Leiterin, Abteilung II.6 - Internationale Forschungskooperationen, Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung, Wien
Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna
Advisor, Federal Ministry of Science and Research, Vienna

Mag. Dr. Harald KATZMAIR

Founder and Director, FASresearch, Vienna

Research Assistant, Institute for Economics, Vienna University for Economics and Business Research Associate, Institute for Sociology, Faculty of Social- and Business Sciences, University of Vienna Founder and Chief Executive Officer, FAS - Forschungsgesellschaft für angewandte Sozial- und Strukturanalyse OEG, Vienna Founder; Head of Science; Chief Executive Officer, FAS.research Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungsgesellschaft mbH.,Vienna Vice-president, NEIN ZU KRANK UND ARM Foundation
 Studies in Sociology and Philosophy, University of Vienna
1992-2000
1995-1997
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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
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  Topic: Transformation of the Economic Geography and Regional Development in the CEECs
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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
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Mag. MA Barbara WEITGRUBER

Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, Vienna

Translator's diploma in English, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Certificate in Mass Media, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz MA in Communications, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Fulbright Grantee and Teaching Assistant, Department of Communications and Theatre, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Founding Staff Member, Director, Office for International Relations, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Master Degree in English/American and Interdisciplinary Studies, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz and 1993-1994 Lecturer for Media and Intercultural Issues, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Director, Office for European Educational Co-operation, Austrian Academic Exchange Service, Vienna Director, International Relations/Higher Education, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Lecturer for EU Education Policy, Donau-Universität Krems Deputy Director General for Higher Education, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture Senior Advisor for Strategy and Coordination in the field of international relations with special consideration for the interface Science - Research - Education, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research
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Technology Forum

show timetable

27.08.2009

08:00 - 10:30Technology brunch of the Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:10Opening by the European Forum AlpbachPlenary
11:10 - 12:00Welcome statementsPlenary
12:00 - 14:00Pathways out of the crisis – new perspectives through research and innovation?Plenary
14:30 - 16:00The future of stem cell researchPlenary
18:00 - 19:30A look at the past – the secrets of our originPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening reception hosted by Forschung Austria in cooperation with GFF and BMVITSocial

28.08.2009

07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: Can we trust in feed and food?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: An international comparison of research, technology and innovation-policy (RTI) strategiesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: “Sowing and harvesting” in bio(techno)logical research: From the atomic structure of proteins to the discovery of new drugs and their clinical applicationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: Biomedical and pharmaceutical engineering – key technologies of the 21st centuryBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: Infratech – a chance in crisisBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Creativity – fuel for the knowledge society?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Creative industries vs. old economy: where is the economy headed?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: Universities: responsibility for the futureBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Trust in the future – investment in researchBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 10: Digital Government – citizens and administration in a conflict areaBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 11: E-Mobility AustriaBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kidsBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Technology Workshop: Trend radar of developments in societyBreakout
08:00 - 13:00Special Event: Positioning Austria in the international knowledge areaBreakout
14:30 - 15:45Creativity. How kids learn – learning like kids do?Plenary
16:15 - 18:00Innovative research locations – regions in competitionPlenary

29.08.2009

07:30 - 08:45Can we trust in science? Integrity in scientific researchPlenary
08:45 - 09:30The future of the universe – perspectives for astrophysics and cosmologyPlenary
10:00 - 11:00I-Brain – the technological evolution of the brain?Plenary
11:00 - 11:15Closing statementPlenary
11:15 - 12:00Snack receptionSocial