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Tickets to Berlin: Falling Walls Lab Austria & Summer School on Entrepreneurship

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

Young scientists and entrepreneurs have precisely three minutes to convince the Alpbach audience of their innovative ideas, research and business projects. The prize is two tickets for the renowned Falling Walls Conference in Berlin in November. Falling Walls promotes visionary ideas and connects creative minds. The presentations will break down walls.

University Assistant, Institute of Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of Technology; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019
Ph.D. Student, Medical University of Graz; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019, Vienna
Ph.D. Student, Experimental medicine, University of Tübingen; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019
Predoctoral fellow, Research Center for Molecular Medicine and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases, Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Engineering, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2018
Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge Chair
Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna Chair
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin Chair

Dipl.-Ing. B.Sc. Bianca GRABNER

University Assistant, Institute of Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of Technology; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019

since 2016 University Assistant, Institute of Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Graz

M.Sc. Laurin HERBSTHOFER

Ph.D. Student, Medical University of Graz; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019, Vienna

2014-2017 Junior Researcher, Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change, Graz
2017-2018 Researcher, PCCL GmbH, Leoben
since 2018 Ph.D. student, CBmed GmbH; Medical University of Graz

David NDERU

Ph.D. Student, Experimental medicine, University of Tübingen; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019

2012- 2014 Part-time Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, Kenya
since 2014 Assistant Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, Kirinyaga University, Kenya

M.Sc. Julia PAZMANDI

Predoctoral fellow, Research Center for Molecular Medicine and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases, Vienna; Winner, Falling Walls Lab Austria 2019

2013-2015 Master's degree, Molecular Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala
2014-2015 Master thesis project, Imperial College, London
since 2015 Predoctoral Fellow, Research Center for Molecular Medicine and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases, Vienna

Ankita POUDYAL

Ph.D. Candidate, School of Engineering, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland; Finalist, Falling Walls Lab Berlin 2018

2012-2013 CMDN Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal, Kathmandu
2014 Masters, Biomedical Science, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. Hermann HAUSER

Co-Founder, Amadeus Capital Partners Ltd.; Member, ERA Council Forum Austria; Cambridge

1977 Ph.D. in Physics, King's College, Cambridge University
1978-1984 Co-founder (later Chairman); Lead, Research and Development team (BBC micro); Head, team ARM micro processor; Acorn Computers, Cambridge
1986 Vice President Research, Olivetti, Ivrea, Italy
1986 Founder Director, Harlequin, Cambridge
1987 Helped with formation, a joint venture between Acorn and Apple Computers, ARM Ltd, Cambridge
1988 Founder, Active Book Company, Cambridge
1991 Co-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer - acquired Active Book Company, EO Incorporated, Mountain View, California
1992 Founder Director, Vocalis, Cambridge
1993 Founder and Chairman, Advanced Telecommunications Modules Ltd, Cambridge (changed name to Virata Corporation and merged with Globespan in 2003 and Conexant in 2004)
1993 Founder Director, joint venture with E*Trade US. Sold to E*Trade US in 2000, Electronic Share Information Ltd, Cambridge
1993 Founder Director - Acquired by CDT, Advanced Displays Ltd, Cambridge
1993 Founder Director, SynGenix, Cambridge
1996 Founder, NetChannel, San Francisco, California (sold to AOL in 1998)
since 1997 Co-founder and Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners Limited
1998 Co-founder, Cambridge Network Ltd, Cambridge

Dr. Wolfgang KNOLL

Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna

1976 Ph.D., Biophysics, University of Konstanz
1976-1977 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Konstanz
1977-1980 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Ulm
1980-1981 Postdoctoral Fellow, IBM Research Laboratory, San José, CA
1981 Visiting Scientist, Institute Laue-Langevin, Grenoble
1981-1986 Assistant Professor, Technical University of Munich
1985 Visiting Scientist, IBM Research Laboratory, San José, CA
1986 Postdoctoral Degree: "Habilitation" - Physics, Technical University of Munich
1986-1991 Young Investigator/Associate Professor, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz
1988 Visiting Scientist, Optical Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ
1990 Visiting Scientist, Dept. of Chem. & Nuc. Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
1990-1991 Visiting Professor, University of Erlangen
1991-1999 Head of Laboratory, Exotic Nano-Materials, Frontier Research Program, RIKEN-Institute, Japan
since 1992 Consulting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1993-2008 Director, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz
since 1998 Professor (by Courtesy) Chemistry Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
since 1999 Adjunct Professor, Hanyang University, Korea
1999-2003 Temasek Professor, National University of Singapore
2004-2013 Visiting Principal Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore
since 2008 Scientific Managing Director, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Vienna
since 2009 Honorary Professor, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
since 2009 Visiting Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr. Jürgen MLYNEK

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin

1976-1981 Hauptdiplom Physik, Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Institut für Angewandte Physik, Universität Hannover
1979 Promotion, Dr. rer. nat., Universität Hannover
1982 Post-Doktorand, IBM Research Laboratory, San Jose (USA)
1984 Habilitation, Universität Hannover
1983-1985 Hochschulassistent (C1), Universität Hannover
1985-1986 Heisenberg-Stipendiat der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft
1986-1990 Assistenzprofessor, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich
1990-2000 Ordentlicher Professor (C4), Experimentalphysik, Universität Konstanz
1996-2001 Vizepräsident, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
2000-2005 Präsident, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2005-2015 Präsident, Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren
seit 2015 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin
seit 2019 Vorsitzender, Scientific Advisory Board, Europäisches Quantum Flagship

Technology Symposium

show timetable

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