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Special Lecture: Where is Turkey going?

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German and English language
Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator, TBMM - Turkish Grand National Assembly, Ankara Key Note
Vorstandsmitglied, OMV AG, Wien
Author, Istanbul
Board Member, TÜSIAD - Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association; Counselor to Chairman, Dogan Holding, Istanbul
Deputy Editor-In-Chief, Head of Department Economy, APA - Austria Presse Agentur, Vienna Chair


Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator, TBMM - Turkish Grand National Assembly, Ankara

 Between 2002 and 2009, Mr. Bagis served as:
 - AK Party, Vice Chairman in charge of Foreign Affairs and Representative Offices
 - AK Party, Member of the Central Executive Committee
 - Foreign Policy Advisor to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
 - Chairman of Turkey-USA Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Caucus
 - Chairman of NATO-PA Subcommittee on Transatlantic Relations
 - Deputy Chairman of the Turkish Delegation to NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Werner AULI

Vorstandsmitglied, OMV AG, Wien

Eintritt in die OMV, Abteilung für Unternehmensentwicklung und strategisches Controlling Assistent des Vorstands im Bereich Chemie und Werkstoffe Assistent des Vorstands in den Bereichen Finanzen, Controlling und Chemie Geschäftsführer der Austria Mineralöl GmbH Geschäftsführer der OMV Cogeneration GmbH Geschäftsführer der OMV Erdgas GmbH Geschäftsführer der EconGas (50%-OMV-Tocher) Vorsitzender und Sprecher der Geschäftsführung der OMV Gas GmbH Geschäftsführer der OMV Gas International GmbH
 Studium an der TU Wien
ab 1990
ab 1991
ab 2000
ab 2004
ab 2006


Author, Istanbul

 Buket Uzuner is an author of short stories, travelogues, and novels. Originally trained as a molecular biologist and environmental scientist she studied and worked at universities in Turkey (Hacettepe and METU), Norway, USA and Finland. Mrs Uzuner was a honorary fellow writer at the The University of Iowa and has travelled and lived in North Africa, North America and Europe. Today she lives in Istanbul with her son.

Volkan VURAL

Board Member, TÜSIAD - Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association; Counselor to Chairman, Dogan Holding, Istanbul

University of Ankara, Faculty of Political Sciences Third and second Secretary at the Economics Department in the Turkish Foreign Service First Secretary, Turkish Embassy, Seoul, South Korea Consul, Turkish Consulate General, Munich Head of Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ankara Deputy Head, Political Department, NATO International Secretariat (Bruxelles) on Secondment from the Turkish Foreign Office General Director of Economics Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ankara Ambassador of Turkey to the Islamic Republic of Iran Ambassador of Turkey to the Soviet Union and later to the Russian Federation Ambassador, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister on foreign and national security issues Ambassador of Turkey to the Federal Republic of Germany Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations, New York State Secretary for European Union Affairs Ambassador of Turkey to the Kingdom of Spain Retired from the Turkish Foreign Service Advisor to the President of the Dogan Group of Companies
since 2007


Deputy Editor-In-Chief, Head of Department Economy, APA - Austria Presse Agentur, Vienna

Magister der Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Handelswissenschaften), Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Doktor der Sozial- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Volkswirtschaft) Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Österreichisches Ost- und Südosteuropainstitut Redakteur, Austria Presse Agentur Wirtschaftsredaktion EU-Korrespondent, Brüssel Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, Austria Presse Agentur, Wien
seit 1992

Economic Symposium

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12:00 - 12:30OpeningPlenary
12:30 - 14:00The weight of Europe: Economic policy interests in a multipolar global economyPlenary
14:30 - 16:00The future shape of Europe: Visions and realityPlenary
17:00 - 18:30Special Lecture: Where is Turkey going?Plenary
18:30 - 21:00Reception hosted by the Austrian National BankSocial


07:00 - 08:30Europe and the international financial systemPlenary
09:00 - 10:30European energy and climate policies: Defensive self-limitation or technology push?Plenary
12:30 - 16:00Working group 01: Innovation in der Krise! Gerüstet für den Aufschwung?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 02: Financial and economic turbulences in CEE/SEE – Impact and remediesBreakout
12:30 - 14:00Working group 03: Post Lissabon – Europas (Wieder-) Aufstieg zur Wirtschaftsweltmacht?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 04: Values and virtues: Can ethics lead Europe back to the top?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 05: Protektionismus als Folge der Krise?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 06: Wirtschaft und Politik – zwei Systemlogiken. Kann das Vertrauen im Unterschied wachsen?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 07: Vertrauen in einer vernetzten WeltBreakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 08: Smart Metering – die Zukunft der Versorgungssicherheit?Breakout
12:30 - 14:00Working group 09: Intelligente Infrastruktur – Wie lange noch bis zum Systeminfarkt?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 10: The future of security of supply – how does the “gas crisis” affect European energy policy? die europäische Energiepolitik?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 11: Das Management der KriseBreakout
12:30 - 14:00Working group 12: Arbeitsmarkt und Beschäftigungspolitik in der KriseBreakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 13: Korruption in KrisenzeitenBreakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 14: Sustainable tourism: Adding Value in a responsible wayBreakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 15: Gesundheitswesen – Kostenfalle oder Wachstumsmotor?Breakout
12:30 - 16:00Working group 16: Der Wirtschaftskrise ganzheitlich begegnen – Betriebliche Gesundheitsförderung (BGF) als europäischer WegBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Working group 17: Greisender Kontinent – Reif für die Weltmacht?Breakout
14:30 - 16:00Working group 18: Connecting markets, connecting continents – Logistics as an engine for growthBreakout
14:30 - 16:00Working group 19: The Dawn of E-MobilityBreakout
17:00 - 18:30Special Lecture: Business culture and crisis management in Europe – The European Management ModelPlenary
18:30 - 21:00Reception hosted by Deutsche Telekom AGSocial


07:30 - 10:00The future of Europe and political accountabilityPlenary
10:00 - 10:15Closing remarksPlenary