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Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young People

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Liechtenstein-Saal
Breakout / Science Bastler
in deutscher Sprache

Participants: Only children of participants of the Technology Symposium aged 13 to 17 years or children that have special invitations from the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education and Women’s Affairs.
Please note: limited number of participants, registration necessary!
Information and registration: Karin Kohlfürst, T +43 (664) 340 20 71, E karin@highent.org

Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Vienna Welcome
Director General, Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Vienna Welcome
Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Salzburg Introduction
Research Fellow, Center for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Salzburg Introduction
Research Fellow, Center for HCI, University of Salzburg Introduction
Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt, Vienna
Training Manager Culture and Public Relations Manager, FS1 - Community TV Salzburg
Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz Coordination

Dr. Sonja HAMMERSCHMID

Austrian Federal Minister for Education, Vienna

1995 Promotion zum Doktor der Naturwissenschaften (Medizinische Genetik)
1990-1995 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Boehringer Ingelheim Austria GmbH
1995-1997 Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Universität Wien (Postdoc)
1998-1999 Produktmanagerin bei Margaritella-Biotrade GmbH
1999-2005 Leiterin von Life Science Austria bei der Innovationsagentur GmbH (seit 2003 aws)
2000-2010 Investmentmanagerin der UniVenture Fonds
2002-2005 Geschäftsführerin, ARGE LISA Vienna Region
2003-2010 Leiterin des Bereichs Technologie & Innovation und Gesamtprokuristin (seit 2003) in der Austria Wirtschaftsservice GmbH (aws)
2004-2006 Geschäftsführerin der ARGE Impulsprogramm Creativwirtschaft
2008-2010 Stellvertretende Vorsitzende, Universitätsrat Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien
2009-2010 Aufsichtsrätin Innovacell Biotechnologie AG
2010-2016 Rektorin, Veterinärmedizinische Universität Wien
seit 2010 Aufsichtsrätin Vetwidi Forschungsholding GmbH
seit 2011 Aufsichtsratsvorsitzende Kunsthalle Wien GmbH
seit 2016 Bundesministerin für Bildung und Frauen

Mag. MA Barbara WEITGRUBER

Director General, Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Vienna

 Barbara Weitgruber was founding staff member and Director of the Office for International Relations and lecturer at Karl-Franzens Universität Graz and then Director of the Office for European Educational Co-operation of the Austrian Academic Exchange Service in Vienna. In December 1994 she joined the Austrian Ministry in charge of higher education and research as Director and later became Deputy Director General for Higher Education and Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations. Weitgruber holds a Master degree in English/American and Interdisciplinary Studies, a Certificate in Mass Media and a Translator´s Diploma in English from Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz and an M.A. in Communications from the University of Illinois in Chicago where she started her professional career as a Fulbright Scholarship Holder and Teaching Assistant. She is - among others - member of the Task Force for Research, Technology and Innovation of the Austrian Federal Government, the Austrian Fulbright Commission, the Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation, the European "Research Policy Group" and chair of the Scholarship Foundation of the Republic of Austria.

Mag. Alina KRISCHKOWSKY

Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Salzburg

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Martin MURER

Research Fellow, Center for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Salzburg

2006-2007 Research Associate, Viennese Institute for Social Science Documentation and Methodology
2008-2015 Research Fellow, HCI Unit, ICT&S Center, University of Salzburg
2013 Visiting Researcher, MOBILE LIFE, Stockholm University
since 2015 Senior Scientist, Center for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Salzburg

Dorothé SMIT

Research Fellow, Center for HCI, University of Salzburg

Dr. Josef MITTERER

Professor, Institute of Philosophy, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt, Vienna

 Philosoph am Institut für Philosophie der Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt. Er studierte Psychologie und Soziologie in Innsbruck und Linz und Philosophie an der Universitäz Graz. Studienaufenthalte an der London School of Economics, in Heidelberg und bei Paul Feyerabend in Berkeley. Schriften: "Das Jenseits der Philosophie" (1992, Neuausgabe 2011); "Die Flucht aus der Beliebigkeit" (2001, Neuausgabe 2011). Zu Josef Mitterer u.a.: Alexander Riegler & Stefan Weber (Hrsg.): "Die Dritte Philosophie. Kritische Beiträge zu Josef Mitterers Non-Dualismus" (2010); "The Non-dualizing Philosophy of Josef Mitterer". Constructivist Foundations 3/1 (2008); "Non-dualism: A Conceptual Revision?" Constructivist Foundations 8/2 (2013).

Sara Katharina WICHELHAUS

Training Manager Culture and Public Relations Manager, FS1 - Community TV Salzburg

Kathryn LIST

Member of the Council, European Forum Alpbach, Graz

Technology Symposium

show timetable

24.08.2017

09:00 - 09:45#ART TEC: Interfaces between art, technology, and scienceCulture
10:00 - 11:00Opening of exhibitions – Tec-Xperience RoomPartner
11:00 - 11:10OpeningPlenary
11:10 - 12:15RTI TalkPlenary
12:15 - 13:45The robots are coming. Be (not) afraid!Plenary
14:15 - 15:45New materials and autonomous systemsPlenary
18:15 - 19:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria and Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
19:15 - 21:00Career LoungePlenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening ReceptionSocial

25.08.2017

06:30 - 07:00TU Austria Innovation Marathon: ideas made to order – 24 hours nonstopPlenary
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
07:15 - 08:00OptogeneticsPlenary
08:30 - 10:15Designing the next digital revolution. At the crossroads of science, technology and artPlenary
10:30 - 11:00Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionsSocial
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 01: Digital futures: design as key to future digital worldsBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 02: The promotion of research and innovation in Austria: governance between management and autonomyBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 03: Data-driven innovation – from resources to strategiesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 04: Open science, dark knowledge: science in an age of ignoranceBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 05: Second machine age: learning machines – autonomous machinesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 06: From the lab to the plate – the vegan black pudding (Blunzengröstl)Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 07: Does industry 4.0 need education and training 4.0?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 08: Smart production and servicesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 09: Conflict and cooperation in the era of digitisationBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: The Paris lifestyle – technologies and opportunities for climate protectionBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: Conflict, cooperation – or both: how does innovation occur?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: The competition for resources as a driver of green technologiesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: A new Biedermeier in Europe?Breakout
16:30 - 17:30China Manufacturing 2025: putting industrial policy ahead of market forces?Plenary

26.08.2017

07:00 - 08:30Managing complex systemsPlenary
08:50 - 10:15The second quantum revolution?Plenary
10:15 - 11:00Gravitational wavesPlenary
11:00 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial