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Statements of Politicians and Opinion Leaders

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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German and English language

Speakers

Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Former Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna
Member of the European Commission
Former Member of the Board, ECB - European Central Bank, Luxembourg; Consultant, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
Vorstandsdirektor, Flughafen Wien AG Chair

Dr. Martin BARTENSTEIN

1971-1978 Studium der Chemie an der Universität Graz
1978 Eintritt in das im Familienbesitz stehende Pharmaunternehmen Lannacher Heilmittel GmbH
1980-1994 Übernahme der Alleingeschäftsführung der Lannacher Heilmittel GmbH
1991-1994 Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat und Industriesprecher der ÖVP
seit 1992 Landesparteiobmann-Stellvertreter der ÖVP Steiermark
1994-1995 Staatssekretär im Bundesministerium für Öffentliche Wirtschaft und Verkehr
1995-1996 Bundesminister für Umwelt
1996-2000 Bundesminister für Umwelt, Jugend und Familie
seit 2000 Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Arbeit

Randall S. KROSZNER

Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

 graduated 1984 from Brown University
 consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Swedish Finance Ministry, the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, New York and St. Louis, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Deutsche Bank, Lexecon Inc., and G.T. Management (Asia)
 Visiting Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, the Institute for International Economic Studies at the University of Stockholme, and the Free University of Berlin
1990 Ph.D. from the economics department of Harvard University
 Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research
 Associate Editor of the Economics of Governance, Journal of Economics and Business and the Journal of Financial Services Research
 taught classes on Money and Banking and International Financial Institutions and Markets at the Graduate School of Business in Chicago
 taught Political Economy of the Regulation of Financial Institutions at Law School
1999-2000 John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago Law School
2001-03 Member of the Council of Economic Advisers

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach; President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

1970-1971 Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971-1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974-1981 Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981-1982 Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982-1986 Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986-1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988-1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993-1994 Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991-2010 Chairman and CEO, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member of the Executive Board, voestalpine AG
since 2008 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach

Dr. Wolfgang SCHÜSSEL

Former Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna

 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften an der Universität Wien
1968-1975 Sekretär des Parlamentklubs der Österreichischen Volkspartei (ÖVP)
1975-1991 Generalsekretär des Österreichischen Wirtschaftsbundes
1979-1989 Mitglied des Nationalrates
1987-1989 Klubobmann-Stellvertreter der ÖVP
1989-1995 Bundesminister für wirtschaftliche Angelegenheiten
1995-2007 Bundesparteiobmann der ÖVP
1997-2000 Vizekanzler und Bundesminister für auswärtige Angelegenheiten
2000-2007 Bundeskanzler der Republik Österreich
2007 Klubobmann der ÖVP

Pedro SOLBES

Member of the European Commission

 Doctorate of Political Sciences, University of Madrid
 Bachelor of law, University of Madrid
 Diploma in European Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles
1968 Civil servant, Ministry of Foreign Trade
1973 Commercial Counsellor, Spanish Mission to the European Community
1978 Special Adviser to Minister for Relations with the European Community
1979-82 Director General of Commercial Policy, Ministry of Economics and Trade
1982-85 General Secretary, Ministry of Economics and Finance, Member of taks force for Spanish accession negotiations to the European Community
1985 Secretary of State for Relations with the EC
1989 President of Internal Market Council during first Spanish Presidency EC
1991-93 Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
1993-96 Minister of Economics and Finance
1995 President of Ecofin Council during Spanish Presidency of EU
1996 Member of the Spanish Parliament
1996 President, Joint Committee of the Spanish Parliament on the European Union
since 1999 Member of the European Commission, Economic & Monetary Affairs

Mag. Dr. Gertrude TUMPEL-GUGERELL

Former Member of the Board, ECB - European Central Bank, Luxembourg; Consultant, WIFO - Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna

  OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
1975 Master's Degree in Economics and Social Sciences, University of Vienna
1981 Ph.D., University of Vienna
1981-1984 Advisor in the Cabinet of the Minister of Finance
1985-2003 Various Leadership Positions, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
  Austria's Alternate Governor of the International Monetary Fund
  Member of the Economic and Finance Committee
1998-2003 Vice Governor, Economics and Financial Markets Department, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
2003-2011 Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main

Mag. Christian DOMANY

Vorstandsdirektor, Flughafen Wien AG

 Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (BWL)
1977 Sponsion zum Magister der Betriebswirtschaft
1978-1984 Creditanstalt Bankverein - Bereiche "Privatkunden", "Wohnraumservice", "Jugend- und Studentenservice"
1984 Industriellenvereinigung, Stabstellenleiter, Assistent des Generalsekretärs
1989 Industriellenvereinigung, Leiter des Bereichs "Personal, Finanzen und Organisation"
1996 Stv. Generalsekretär der Industriellenvereinigung
1997 Generalsekretär des Österr. Sparkassenverbandes
2000 Generalsekretär der Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
seit 2004 Mitglied des Vorstands, Flughafen Wien AG

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