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13: Resilience – how societies can cope with crises

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Hotel Böglerhof
Breakout / Working Group
in deutscher Sprache

Chaired by Forschung Austria, this breakout session will deal with resilience in the sense of the characteristics that provide individuals, organizations and societies with the tools to cope with crisis situations. How robust are our societies? What are the basic requirements and mechanisms that enable societies and individuals to deal with crises in a constructive way?

Senior External Relations Officer, Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna
Professor emeritus of Ancient History, Department of History and Cultural Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
Attorney-at-Law and Managing Partner, Lansky, Ganzger & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna
Jean Monnet Chair, Gendered Inequality and Classism in Europe; Rector, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna
Research Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
Professor of Aquatic Ecology, Freie Universität Berlin; President, Austrian Science Fund, Vienna
President, Forschung Austria; Managing Director, Holzhausen Scientific Publishing, Vienna Chair
Secretary General, Forschung Austria; Managing Director, Holzhausen Scientific Publishing and Bohmann Publishing Group, Vienna Coordination

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Mag. Claudia ARTHUR-FLATZ

Senior External Relations Officer, Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna

 Claudia Arthur-Flatz was born in Bregenz, Austria. Following her A-levels she studied at the University of Vienna and the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating with her master’s degree from the University of Vienna she worked at the European Parliament in Brussels, focusing on the legal status of ethnic minorities within the European Union (EU). From there on she participated in various UN peacekeeping missions, including in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia. In 1998, she joined the Austrian Foreign Ministry, and served as a desk officer for North and South Korea. Included in her duties were EU Observer Missions to Cambodia, Nigeria and Madagascar. In 1999, Claudia Arthur-Flatz was appointed to the United Nations headquarters in New York, where she served as a disarmament officer for conventional weapons, with a specialization in the disarmament, demobilization and social re-integration of former combatants in Liberia and Sierra Leone/West Africa. In 2003, she joined the Swiss pharmaceutical company, Novartis, as Global Public Affairs and Communications Manager. In 2006, she returned to the United Nations in Vienna, where she took up her current position as External Relations Officer and Private Sector Focal Point at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna, Austria.

Dr. Alexander DEMANDT

Professor emeritus of Ancient History, Department of History and Cultural Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

 Studium an den Universitäten Tübingen, München und Marburg. Studienfächer: Geschichte und Lateinische Philologie bei J. Vogt, K. F. Stroheker, W. Schadewaldt, F. Taeger, K. Christ und Chr. Habicht
1963 Promotion bei Chr. Habicht zum Thema "Zeitkritik und Geschichtsbild bei Ammianus Marcellinus"
1964-1965 Reisestipendium des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Lehraufträge in Frankfurt am Main, Kiel und Konstanz
1970 Habilitation in Konstanz. Thema der Habilitationsschrift: "Magister Militum"
1974-2005 Ordentlicher Professor für Alte Geschichte am Friedrich-Meinecke-Institut der Freien Universität Berlin
 Forschungsschwerpunkte: Spätantike, Geschichtstheorie und -philosophie, Wissenschaftsgeschichte

Dr. Gerald GANZGER

Attorney-at-Law and Managing Partner, Lansky, Ganzger & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna

1984 Doctorate in Law, University of Vienna
1984-1985 Court year
1985 Studies in Law, University of Vienna
1985-1989 Trainee lawyer
1989 Independent lawyer
2002 Managing Partner, LANSKY, GANZGER & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
2010 Lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna
 Austrian Delegate. International ISO-Committee for Brand Evaluation
  Head, working group for compliance in health care, Karl Landsteiner Gesellschaft
  Delegato, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Germany/Austrian Desk
  Columnist for legal topics, Austrian Journal for Media and Marketing "Horizont"

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Edeltraud HANAPPI-EGGER

Jean Monnet Chair, Gendered Inequality and Classism in Europe; Rector, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna

1982-1987 Academic Studies, Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
1987 Master, Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
1988 Guest Researcher, Stockholm University, Stockholm
1988-1999 Lecturer, Summer University "informatica feminale", University of Bremen
1990 PhD, Technical Sciences, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Guest Researcher, Institute of Computer Science Research, University of Toronto
1991 Junior Researcher, "Computer-Supported Decision Systems", Institute of Design & Assessment of Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
1992 Guest Researcher, Work Research Institute, Oslo
1992-1993 Assistant Professor, Institute of Design & Assessment of Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
1993-1996 Scholar, ÖAW - Austrian Academy of Sciences, awarded with the APART-scholarship (Austrian Program for Advanced Research and Technology)
1996 Venia Docendi, Applied Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
Associate Professor, Applied Computer Science, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna
2001 Guest Researcher, Center of Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld
2002-2004 Guest Professor and Head of Department, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna University for Economics and Business, Vienna
2004 Full Professor, Gender and Diversity in Organizations, WU Vienna University for Economics and Business, Vienna
2011 Senior Research Fellow, London School of Economics, London
2014 Visiting Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal

Mag. Dr. Martin SCHÜRZ

Research Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna

1982-1992 Studium der Volkswirtschaft, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1990-1992 Postgraduate Ausbildung, Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien
Forschungsaufenthalt, Santiago de Chile
1992-1993 Referent, Bankenaufsicht des Bundesministeriums für Finanzen
1993-1997 Referent, Internationale Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
1994-1995 European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht
1997-1999 Referent, Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
seit 1999 Lektor, Fachhochschule des BFI
seit 2000 Gruppenleiter für monetäre Analysen, Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
seit 2006 Lektor, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
2006 - 2014 Ausbildung zum individualpsychologischen Analytiker
seit 2013 Lektor, Universität Wien
2017/2018 Research Fellow am IWM

Dr. Klement TOCKNER

Professor of Aquatic Ecology, Freie Universität Berlin; President, Austrian Science Fund, Vienna

1993 PhD, Zoology & Botany, University of Vienna
1993-1994 Freshwater consultant, Rwanda and Uganda, Africa
1994-1996 Postdoctoral fellow, University of Vienna
1996-1999 Assistant professor, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
1999-2007 Group leader, EAWAG, Dübendorf
2002 JSPS Fellow, Sendai, Japan
2004-2005 Guest scientist, Cary-Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook
since 2005 Titulary Professorship, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich
2007-2016 Director, IGB Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin
since 2007 Professor, Aquatic Ecology, Freie Universität Berlin
since 2016 President, FWF Austrian Science Fund, Vienna
since 2017 Chairman, OeAWI - Austrian Agency for Research Integrity, Vienna

Mag. DDr. Gabriele AMBROS

President, Forschung Austria; Managing Director, Holzhausen Scientific Publishing, Vienna

 Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre
 Studium der Alten Geschichte und Altertumskunde
 Geschäftsführerin des Verlages Holzhausen GmbH
seit 2009 Präsidentin, Forschung Austria

Mag. Robert LICHTNER

Secretary General, Forschung Austria; Managing Director, Holzhausen Scientific Publishing and Bohmann Publishing Group, Vienna

 Studium der slawischen Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Wien
2000-2002 Journalist, Ö1, ORF - Österreichischer Rundfunk
seit 2002 Assistent der Geschäftsleitung, Stabsstelle Geschäftsleitung, Internationale Projekte, internationales Event- und Projektmanagement, Verlaggruppe BOHMANN
seit 2010 Verlagsleitung, Verlag Holzhausen
seit 2015 Verlagsleitung, Verlagsgruppe Bohmann

Technology Symposium

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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