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13: Resilience – how societies can cope with crises

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Hotel Böglerhof
Breakout / Working Group
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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 for "Gendered Inequality and Classism in Europe" and 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

    Promotion bei Chr. Habicht zum Thema "Zeitkritik und Geschichtsbild bei Ammianus Marcellinus" Reisestipendium des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. Lehraufträge in Frankfurt am Main, Kiel und Konstanz Habilitation in Konstanz. Thema der Habilitationsschrift: "Magister Militum"
     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
    1964-1965
    1970
     Forschungsschwerpunkte: Spätantike, Geschichtstheorie und -philosophie, Wissenschaftsgeschichte

    Dr. Gerald GANZGER

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

    Doctorate in Law, University of Vienna Court year Studies in Law, University of Vienna Trainee lawyer Independent lawyer Managing Partner, LANSKY, GANZGER & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH
    1984
    1984-1985
    1985
    1985-1989
    1989
    2002

    Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Edeltraud HANAPPI-EGGER

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

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

    Research Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna

    Studium der Volkswirtschaft, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Postgraduate Ausbildung, Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien Forschungsaufenthalt, Santiago de Chile Referent, Bankenaufsicht des Bundesministeriums für Finanzen Referent, Internationale Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht Referent, Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank Lektor, Fachhochschule des BFI Gruppenleiter für monetäre Analysen, Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank Lektor, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien - 2014 Ausbildung zum individualpsychologischen Analytiker Lektor, Universität Wien
    1982-1992
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    seit 1999
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    Dr. Klement TOCKNER

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

    PhD, Zoology & Botany, University of Vienna Freshwater consultant, Rwanda and Uganda, Africa Postdoctoral fellow, University of Vienna Assistant professor, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Group leader, EAWAG, Dübendorf JSPS Fellow, Sendai, Japan Guest scientist, Cary-Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook Titulary Professorship, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich Director, IGB Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin Professor, Aquatic Ecology, Freie Universität Berlin
    1993
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    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

    Mag. Robert LICHTNER

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

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

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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