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Pathways out of the crisis – new perspectives through research and innovation?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Nobelpreisträger für Chemie; Direktor, Emeritus Gruppe Strukturforschung, Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie, Martinsried
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Falling Walls Foundation gGmbH, Berlin
Chairman of the Board, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich
Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna
Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, Die Presse, Wien Chair

Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Robert HUBER

Nobelpreisträger für Chemie; Direktor, Emeritus Gruppe Strukturforschung, Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie, Martinsried

1960 Diploma in Chemistry, Technische Universität München
1963 Dr. rer. nat., Technische Universität München
1968 Habilitation, Technische Universität München
1972-2005 Scientific Member of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and Director at the Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie
since 1976 Apl. Professor, Technische Universität München
since 1997 Co-founder and advisor of the Biotech Company "Proteros"
2001 Visiting Professor, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
2005 Director Emeritus
  Gastprofessor, Universität Duisburg-Essen
since 2005 Co-founder and advisor of the Biotech Company "SuppreMol"
2007 Visiting Professor, Cardiff University
  Visiting Professor, Korean German Institute of Technology (KGIT), Seoul National University, Korea

Dr. Jürgen MLYNEK

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

1970-1976 Studium der Physik, Technische Universität Hannover; Ecole Polytechnique, Paris
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

Dr. Reinhard PLOSS

Chairman of the Board, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich

1986 Eintritt bei Siemens/Infineon, Prozessingenieur für die Chip-Fertigung
1996-1999 Leitung des Geschäftsgebiets Leistungshalbleiter, Siemens AG
1999 Leiter des Geschäftszweigs Industrial Power und Geschäftsführer der eupec GmbH Co. KG
2000-2005 Leitung des Geschäftsbereiches Automobil- & Industrie-Elektronik, Infineon Technologies AG
2005-2007 Group Vice President & General Manager Automotive, Industrial & Multimarket, Infineon Technologies AG
seit 2007 Mitglied des Vorstands der Infineon Technologies AG, zuständig für das Ressort Fertigung
seit 2012 Vorsitzender des Vorstands von Infineon

Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Claus J. RAIDL

Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

1970-1971 Senior assistant, Institute for Applied Social and Economic Research
1971-1974 Worked in banking and for a certified public accountant, provided consultancy services to the OECD on international tax law and multinational corporations
1974-1981 Österreichische Volksfürsorge Allgemeine Versicherung AG
1981-1982 Member of the Executive Board, Wiener Holding Ges.m.b.H.
1982-1986 Member of the Executive Board, ÖIAG (Österreichische Industrieverwaltungs AG)
1986-1988 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE AG
1988-1992 Deputy Chairman and Senior Executive Vice President, VOEST-ALPINE STAHL AG
1993-1994 Member of the Executive Board, AUSTRIAN INDUSTRIES AG
1991-2010 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BÖHLER-UDDEHOLM AG
2007-2010 Member, Executive Board, voestalpine AG
2008-2018 President, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
since 2012 Vice President, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

Dr. Michael PRÜLLER

Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, Die Presse, Wien

1986 Dr. juris, Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg
1987 Diplomstudium, Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales, Nizza
1996-1999 Senior Consultant, PR- und Werbeagentur Ogilvy & Mather, Wien
2000-2004 Ressortleiter, Wirtschaftsressort ("Economist"), Tageszeitung "Die Presse"
seit 2004 Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, Tageszeitung "Die Presse"

Technology Forum

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27.08.2009

08:00 - 10:30Technology brunch of the Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:10Opening by the European Forum AlpbachPlenary
11:10 - 12:00Welcome statementsPlenary
12:00 - 14:00Pathways out of the crisis – new perspectives through research and innovation?Plenary
14:30 - 16:00The future of stem cell researchPlenary
18:00 - 19:30A look at the past – the secrets of our originPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening reception hosted by Forschung Austria in cooperation with GFF and BMVITSocial

28.08.2009

07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: Can we trust in feed and food?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: An international comparison of research, technology and innovation-policy (RTI) strategiesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: “Sowing and harvesting” in bio(techno)logical research: From the atomic structure of proteins to the discovery of new drugs and their clinical applicationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: Biomedical and pharmaceutical engineering – key technologies of the 21st centuryBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: Infratech – a chance in crisisBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Creativity – fuel for the knowledge society?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Creative industries vs. old economy: where is the economy headed?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: Universities: responsibility for the futureBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Trust in the future – investment in researchBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 10: Digital Government – citizens and administration in a conflict areaBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 11: E-Mobility AustriaBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and technology for young peopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and technology for kidsBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Technology Workshop: Trend radar of developments in societyBreakout
08:00 - 13:00Special Event: Positioning Austria in the international knowledge areaBreakout
14:30 - 15:45Creativity. How kids learn – learning like kids do?Plenary
16:15 - 18:00Innovative research locations – regions in competitionPlenary

29.08.2009

07:30 - 08:45Can we trust in science? Integrity in scientific researchPlenary
08:45 - 09:30The future of the universe – perspectives for astrophysics and cosmologyPlenary
10:00 - 11:00I-Brain – the technological evolution of the brain?Plenary
11:00 - 11:15Closing statementPlenary
11:15 - 12:00Snack receptionSocial