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Arizona Dreams: An Initiative of Arizona State University to Digitize Education

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Panel
in englischer Sprache

Through its EdPlus Initiative, Arizona State University, one of the biggest universities in the United States and this year’s guest at the Technology Symposium, has taken aim at improving education worldwide. It began with a few online classes which have grown to 175 online programmes for more than 30,000 students. Furthermore, new ideas and tools for improving digital teaching are constantly being developed.

University Provost Emeritus and Regents Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Futures Initiative, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology, and Director, Center for Biosocial Complex Systems, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Chair

Robert PAGE

University Provost Emeritus and Regents Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

1980 Ph.D., Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA
1986-1989 Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, OH
1989-1991 Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA
1991-2004 Professor, Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA
1999-2004 Chair, Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA
2001-2005 External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2004-2014 Foundation Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
since 2004 Chair and Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis, CA
2004-2010 Founding Director, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2011-2013 Vice Provost and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2014-2015 University Provost, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2014-2018 Foundation Chair of Life Sciences
2015-2017 External Faculty, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2015-2019 Regents Professor, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
since 2015 University Provost Emeritus, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
since 2019 Regents Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Ph.D. Peter SCHLOSSER

Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Futures Initiative, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 Peter Schlosser is the vice president and vice provost of the Global Futures Initiative at ASU. He is the University Professor of Global Futures and holds joint appointments in the School of Sustainability, the School of Earth and Space Exploration in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
 Professor Schlosser joined ASU in 2018. Professor Schlosser is one of the world’s leading earth scientists, with expertise in the Earth’s hydrosphere and how humans affect the planet’s natural state. He comes to ASU from Columbia University where he was the Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics and Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and the deputy director and director of research at the Earth Institute. He also was a member and the founding chair of the Earth Institute faculty and a member of the senior staff at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. His prior positions included a professorship at the University of Heidelberg and a visiting professorship at the University of Washington-Seattle.
 He has published more than 180 articles in leading journals.

Ph.D. Manfred LAUBICHLER

Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology, and Director, Center for Biosocial Complex Systems, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

1993 M. Phil., Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1997 Ph.D., Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1998 MA, History, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
2001-2007 Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
since 2002 Scientific Member and External Faculty, KLI, Klosterneuburg
2007-2012 Full Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
2009-2010 Appointed Fellow and Convener of a Research Group, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
2009-2015 Director, Life Sciences, Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
since 2009 Adjunct Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
since 2011 External Professor, Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2011-2017 Associate Director, Origins Project, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
since 2012 President’s Professor of Theoretical Biology and History of Biology; Director, Evolutionary Theory Core, Complex Adaptive Systems, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
since 2013 Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
since 2014 Director, ASU-SFI Center for Complex Biosocial Systems, Santa Fe, NM
since 2015 Advisor to the Provost for International Research Collaborations; Visiting Professor and Director, ASU-Leuphana Center for Global Sustainability and Cultural Transformation, Leuphana University, Lüneburg
since 2016 Scientific Advisory Board; Humboldt University, Berlin; Complexity Science Hub, Vienna
since 2017 Scientific Advisory Board, KLI, Klosterneuburg; Director, Global Biosocial Complexity Initiative, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Technology Symposium

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22.08.2019

11:00 - 12:00Open Doors: #ART TECCulture
11:00 - 12:00Start of Exhibition TEC-Xperience RoomPartner
13:00 - 13:10Welcome and OpeningPlenary
13:10 - 14:00RTI TalkPlenary
14:30 - 16:00Artificial Intelligence and CybersecurityPlenary
16:20 - 17:30Artificial Intelligence and RoboticsPlenary
20:15 - 21:15Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on EntrepreneurshipPlenary
21:30 - 23:30Evening ReceptionSocial

23.08.2019

08:30 - 09:00TU Austria Innovation Marathon: Ideas Made to Order – 24 Hours NonstopPlenary
09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
09:15 - 10:30Developing Future Leaders for Science and BusinessPlenary
10:45 - 12:15Arizona Dreams: An Initiative of Arizona State University to Digitize EducationPlenary
12:30 - 13:15Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionsSocial
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 01: Artificial Intelligence and Governance: Liberty, Trust, SecurityBreakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 02: Cybersecurity, Privacy, Ethics – Opportunities and Threats for a Digital SocietyBreakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 03: How Much Liberty Does a Society Need?Breakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 04: Artificial Intelligence – RIT for Austria as an Industrial LocationBreakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 05: (Why) Do We Need Art to Innovate?Breakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 06: Digitization in Industry – Design Options from the Perspective of Works Councils and ManagementBreakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 07: Liberty and Security – The First Victims of Digitization?Breakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 08: Better Safe than Sorry? Living and Doing Business Between Comfort – Speed – SecurityBreakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 09: Free Play of Innovative Forces or Systematic Restructuring?Breakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 10: Technology Offensive – A Boost for Innovation and ProsperityBreakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 11: Mixed Reality – A Digital Rendering of the Real World in the “Virtual House of Digitization”Breakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 12: Artificial Intelligence – Technology of the FutureBreakout
13:15 - 17:30Breakout Session 13: Democratized Electricity Market: Liberty at the Expense of Security?Breakout
18:30 - 20:00Tour of the Exhibition 2019 #ART TEC: Interfaces between Art, Technology and ScienceCulture
20:00 - 21:30Career Lounge for Students and Young ProfessionalsPlenary

24.08.2019

09:00 - 11:00Bioeconomy – Essential for the Future and Security of MankindPlenary
11:30 - 13:10If You Could Read My MindPlenary
13:10 - 13:15Closing remarksPlenary
13:15 - 14:00Snack ReceptionSocial