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Economic Dialogue

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In the tradition of the Economic Dialogue, speakers will first give an insight into current economic affairs before they turn their attention to the audience for questions and answers.

Speakers

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna
Member, Social Democratic Group, Austrian National Council; Vice President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna
Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg
Theologian, Author, Carikaturist, Publicist, Speaker
Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna Chair

Dr. Helmut BRANDSTÄTTER

Editor-in-Chief, Kurier, Vienna

1973-1978 Studium der Rechtswissenschaften und der Volkswirtschaft, Universität Wien
1977-1979 Vorsitzender der Hochschülerschaft, Universität Wien, Gerichtspraxis
1979-1980 Auslandsstudium an der Johns Hopkins University, Bologna
1981 Volontariat, Europäischen Kommission, Generaldirektion Erziehung und Wissenschaft, Brüssel
1982-1984 Redakteur, Fernsehen Ausland, ORF
1984-1985 Korrespondent, Studio Bonn, ORF
1985-1986 Redakteur, Fernsehen Inland, ORF
1986-1987 Studioleiter Brüssel, ORF
1987-1991 Studioleiter Bonn, 1990 auch zuständig für DDR, ORF
  Moderator "Auslandsreport", "Inlandsreport", ORF
1991-1995 Hauptabteilungsleiter Politik und Zeitgeschehen, ORF
1995-1997 Sendungsverantwortlicher Moderator "REPORT", ORF
1997-2003 Geschäftsführer und Chefredakteur n-tv, Der Nachrichtensender, Berlin
  Produktion der ProSieben Austria News
2003-2004 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Puls-TV GmbH
2005-2010 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Brandstätter Business Communications - Agentur für Strategie, PR und Coaching GmbH.
seit 2009 Member of LEADING Advisors Group GmbH
 Agenturenverbund von: Brandstätter Business Communications GmbH, brainbows Informationsmanagement GmbH, Ecker & Partner Öffentlichkeitsarbeit & Lobbying GmbH, Institut für Strategieanalysen und Kommunikationsforschung, Public Interest - Lobbying Consultants GmbH, Sophie Karmasin Market Intelligence GmbH, Wolfgang Rosam Change Communications GmbH
seit 2010 Chefredakteur, Kurier

Dr. Christoph MATZNETTER

Member, Social Democratic Group, Austrian National Council; Vice President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

1978-1983 Degree in Political Science, University of Vienna
1980-1985 Trainee Auditor and Tax Consultant
since 1985 Registered Auditor & Tax Consultant
since 1995 Software Writer - Registered as IT Services Business since 2003
  Party Executive Committee, & SPÖ Party Treasurer
  Member, Supervisory Board, SPÖ Party Executive Committee
since 2000 Member, Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ)
2001-2002 Research for Thesis (Ph.D.)
since 2002 Elected Representative, National Council, SPÖ, Legislative Period XXII- XVIII
since 2005 Chairman, SPÖ Wirtschaftsverband Österreich (Social Democratic Party Business Federation)
2007-2008 State Secretary, Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance
since 2008 Elected Representative, National Council, SPÖ, Legislative Period XXIV
since 2009 Vice-President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Mag. Wilhelm MOLTERER

Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg

  Chairman of Student's Union, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1974-1980 Studies, Social Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz
1979-1981 Assistant, Department of Agricultural Policy, University of Linz
1981-1984 Head, Economic Policy Division, Austrian Farmers' Federation
1985-1986 Employee, Provincial Government of Upper Austria
1985-1987 Municipal Councillor in Sierning
1987-1989 Secretary of the Office, Federal Minister Dr. Josef Riegler
1989-1990 Head of the Office, Federal Minister Dr. Franz Fischler
1990-1993 Director, Austrian Farmers' Federation
1990-1994 Member, National Council of Austria
1993-1994 Secretary-general, Austrian People's Party
1994-2000 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
2000-2003 Austrian Federal Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
2003-2007 Chairman, Austrian People's Party Parliamentary group
2007-2008 Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria
2007-2008 Chairman, Austrian People's Party
2008-2011 Member, National Council, Spokesperson on Constitutional Matters
2011-2015 Vice-President, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg
since 2015 Managing Director, EFSI - European Fund for Strategic Investments, Luxembourg

Werner TIKI KÜSTENMACHER

Theologian, Author, Carikaturist, Publicist, Speaker

 Studium der evangelischen Theologie
 Journalistische Zusatzausbildung, Münchner Merkur und beim Bayerischen Rundfunk (Radio und Fernsehen)

Dr. Gustav DRESSLER

Chief Executive Officer, 3 Banken-Generali Investment-Gesellschaft m.b.H.; Generali Capital Management GmbH, Vienna

1977 Studies, Law, Communication and Political Science
  School of Advanced International Studies
  Fulbright Scholarship
1980 Johns Hopkins University Bologna, Diploma
1982 Ph.D., University of Vienna
1982-1989 Credit und Marketing, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna
1982 10 months credit training, Chase Manhattan Bank, London
1983 Assistant Treasurer, Chase Manhattan Bank, Vienna
1987 Chase Manhattan Private Banking, New York, London, Luxemburg, Geneva, Zurich
1988 Vice President Chase Manhattan Bank N.A. Austria
1989 Country Manager for International Individual Banking (Chase Austria)
1989-1992 Director Asset Management, Meinl Bank AG
1990 Member of Board, Julius Meinl Investment GmbH, KAG
1992-1997 Member of Board, Bank der Österr. Postsparkasse AG
1992 Member of Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG
1992 Head of Advisory Board, P.S.K. Invest KAG
1997 -1998 Member of Board, LGT Bank in Liechtenstein (Österreich) AG
  European representative at the London OPMC (INVESCO off shore product management committee) and associate member of CEEC (continental European executive committee)
1998-2003 Member of Board, INVESCO BANK Österreich AG
2003 Generali Insurance Group Austria
2003 Member of Board, Generali Bank Österreich AG
since 2004 Member of Board, 3 Banken Generali Investment GesmbH
2007 Member of Board, Generali Capital Management GmbH

Economic Symposium

show timetable

01.09.2015

10:00 - 12:30Charity Soccer Match - Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
14:00 - 14:50OpeningPlenary
15:30 - 16:20Understanding Inequality - an Empirical AssessmentPlenary
16:40 - 18:10Inequality of Opportunity - Causes, Impact and InterventionsPlenary
18:10 - 18:30Political CornerPlenary
18:30 - 20:30InEquality from a Female PerspectivePartner
18:30 - 19:30Rankings and Reality - Austria's Economic Competitiveness Put to the TestPartner
18:30 - 22:00ecoplus Lower-Austria EveningSocial
20:30 - 22:00The Entrepreneurial Economy - How to Become a Champion?Plenary
22:00 - 23:00Illuminating AlpbachSocial
22:30 - 23:30Young Talents - Late Night ConcertCulture

02.09.2015

08:00 - 09:0015th management club Business BreakfastPartner
08:00 - 09:00Digital Technology: From Inequality to Inclusion - Peter Drucker Breakfast ClubPlenary
09:00 - 10:10Growing Disparities in Wealth and Income - Is (More) Redistribution Necessary?Plenary
09:30 - 10:30The Throwaway SocietyPartner
10:10 - 10:30Political Corner2Plenary
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 01: The Welfare of Nations in the 21st CenturyBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 02: Being Family Friendly - Cosmetic PR or a Successful Route to Equality of Opportunity?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 03: Intergenerational Justice and Economic OutcomesBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 04: Peripheral Business Locations - Disadvantage or (Underestimated) Potential?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 05: Win-Win?! The Symbiosis of Big Business and StartupsBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 06: How Can Europe Overcome Disparity due to the Digital Revolution?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 07: Economic and Financial Education - What Has to be Done?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 08: Value Networks as a Key to a Successful Business LocationBreakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 09: Leading Organisations - What Next?Breakout
11:00 - 13:30Breakout Session 10: Tackling Social Injustice in EuropeBreakout
13:30 - 14:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 11: All the Same - All Different?Breakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 12: The Pension System - Unfair Rather than Equitable?Breakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 13: Better Decisions through ParticipationBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 14: Care as a Gender Political and Economic ChallengeBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 15: New Technologies - Old InequalitiesBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 16: Energy Supply in Transformation - Inequality in Access to Markets and Political PowerBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 17: Equality - Location Dependent?Breakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 18: Disabled Employees - Opportunities for Growth & InnovationBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 19: More Equal than Others? Modern Management between Leadership and ParticipationBreakout
14:30 - 17:00Breakout Session 20: The Investment Gap in Europe - How to Kick-start Growth?Breakout
18:00 - 19:30Shifting the Perception - Solutions to Combating InequalityPlenary
21:15 - 22:45Young Talents - Maja Osojnik BandCulture
22:00 - 00:00Magenta NightSocial

03.09.2015

08:00 - 09:00Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with Dan ShechtmanBreakout
08:00 - 09:00Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with Angelika KreschBreakout
08:30 - 09:30"Kater" Breakfast - Back to NormalityPartner
09:00 - 10:30Beyond Clichés - China's Political and Economic StrategiesPlenary
11:00 - 12:20How to Grow or Not to Grow - that is the Question!Plenary
12:20 - 12:35ClosingPlenary
16:45 - 20:00Economic DialoguePartner