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10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societies

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
in englischer Sprache

Secure PNT services are critical for all modern societies in the 21st century. Positioning-Navigation-Timing (PNT) currently depends primarily on the public US GPS signal, but also on other global or regional radio navigation services like EU’s Galileo. But given recent technological and political developments, how secure are these services against interference, jamming or spoofing? Air and sea navigation, supply-chain management, energy distribution, IT-networks, finance, Command & Control etc., depend on precise global location and time services. We will investigate the current PNT service options, natural and cyber threats against these PNT services and possible counter and protection measures for trusted location and timing.

Colonel, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna
Managing Director, TeleConsult Austria GmbH, Graz
Head, Department of Space Affairs, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport Innovation and Technology, Vienna
Head, Office of Information Security Commission, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna
Director, Geo-Spatial Institute, Austrian Armed Forces, Vienna Chair
Officer, Institute of Military Geo-Services, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna Coordination

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MA Markus CHRISTIAN

Colonel, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna

 Head of Navigation and GALILEO Unit, Ministry of Defence, Vienna
 Head of ICT-Innovation Department, Ministry of Defence, Vienna
 ICT-Analyst and Chief Information Security Officer, ICT-Security Counter Intelligence
 Consultant Military Strategic Department, Ministry of Defence, Vienna
 Consultant and ICT-Officer, Project "Management ÖBH 2010"
 Deputy G6 and S6, KdoLuSK
 Signal Officer, KdoLuSK
 Signal Officer, 3rd mechBrig

Andreas LESCH

Managing Director, TeleConsult Austria GmbH, Graz

 Managing Shareholder of 1st-Relief e.U.
 25 years experience in executive positions e.g. as Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director

Mag. Margit MISCHKULNIG

Head, Department of Space Affairs, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport Innovation and Technology, Vienna

since 2017 Head, Department of Space Affairs, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport Innovation and Technology, Vienna
 She joined the BMVIT in 2015, after working in the Ministry of Finance, the European Commission and the World Bank Group. She served in ministers’ cabinet responsible for innovation and technology. Ms. Mischkulnig holds a master degree in economics from the University of Vienna.

B.Sc. Gerald TROST

Head, Office of Information Security Commission, Austrian Federal Chancellery, Vienna

1985-1991 IT-Analyst, Federal Chancellery, Vienna
1991-2000 Head of Unit, Federal Backup System and Computer Networks, Federal Chancellery, Vienna
2000-2002 Head of Department, Federal IT-Coordination, Federal Chancellery, Vienna
2003-2005 Head of Chief Information Office, Federal Ministry for Public Services and Sports, Vienna
since 2005 Director, Federal Office for Information Security, Federal Chancellery, Vienna
since 2018 Chairman, Information Security Commission, Federal Chancellery, Vienna
Director, CPA Competent PRS Authority, Federal Chancellery, Vienna

Dr. Friedrich TEICHMANN

Director, Geo-Spatial Institute, Austrian Armed Forces, Vienna

1983-1989 M.Sc.; University of Maine, Orono, ME; Mag rer. nat., University of Salzburg
1989-1991 Technical officer, combat and construction engineering battalion, Austrian Armed Forces, Salzburg
1991-1996 Research & Teaching Assistant, Geochemistry PostDoc Researcher, University of Rochester, New York, NY
1991-1995 Ph.D.; M.Sc., University of Rochester, New York, NY
1996-2008 Chief for Transformation Management; Head of Department, Communication and Information Systems; Chief Geographic Officer, Second Austrian Army Corps and Austrian Air Force, Austrian Ministry of Defense and Sport, Vienna
1999-2001 Master in Advanced Studies, University of Salzburg
2001-2003 External consultant, Geo and GIS - Implementation for disaster relief mission planning systems
since 2002 Lecturer, Information Technology, Space Applications and Geosciences; Universities of Applied Sciences: FH Joanneum, Kapfenberg; Vienna; Wiener Neustadt; Spittal a.d. Drau
2005-2007 Professional Master of Science, Danube University Krems
2008-2010 Commander, Regional Coordination Center EUFOR-ALTHEA Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo
2008-2011 Deputy Director, Communication and Information Systems Planning Department, Austrian Ministry of Defense and Sport, Vienna
2011 Space Study Program (SSP11), ISU International Space University, Strasbourg
2011-2016 Director, Information and Communication Technology Innovation Department, Austrian Ministry of Defense and Sport, Vienna
since 2013 Director of the Austrian Military Geospatial Institute, Austrian Ministry of Defense and Sport, Vienna

Reinhard LOCHNER

Officer, Institute of Military Geo-Services, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, Vienna

Technology Symposium

show timetable

23.08.2018

09:00 - 10:00Open doors: #ART TECCulture
09:00 - 10:00Start of exhibition TEC-Xperience RoomPartner
11:00 - 11:10Welcome and openingPlenary
11:10 - 12:00RTI TalkPlenary
12:20 - 13:40Precision medicine – medicine’s solution to diversity?Plenary
14:00 - 15:30Nutrition sciencePlenary
18:15 - 19:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
19:15 - 20:30Die Presse Career lounge for students and young professionalsPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening ReceptionSocial

24.08.2018

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 - 08:30Seattle never sleeps: a young, booming innovation hub as this year’s guest at the Technology SymposiumPlenary
08:45 - 10:15Our digital future – how human will it be?Plenary
10:30 - 11:00Lunch snacks for the participants of the breakout sessionsSocial
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 01: The contest for key technologies – Europe’s potentials?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 02: Digitization and diversity – an opportunity for business locationsBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 03: Inequality and resilience in the digital economyBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 04: Gene therapy – intervention in nature or future hopeBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 05: Next-generation batteries: European leading-edge technology to leverage electromobilityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 06: EU NIS directive and NIS act – what now?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 07: Industrial energy revolution: resilience through innovation?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 08: Digital literacy for allBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 09: Consequences of digital monocultures on societiesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Future disruptive technologies: challenges for modern societiesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: Digital life in a physical world: rethinking digitizationBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: The renewability of societal resourcesBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Resilience – how societies can cope with crisesBreakout
16:30 - 17:30Global Talk: #MakeInIndia – India on the fast track?Plenary

25.08.2018

07:00 - 08:30Cyborgs – when technology gets under your skinPlenary
08:50 - 09:50The resilience of democracy and democratic mediaPlenary
09:50 - 10:15Public service strategies in times of digital disruptionPlenary
10:30 - 11:15The physics of everyday thingsPlenary
11:00 - 12:00Snack receptionSocial