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Location of science and research – a global shift?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
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Principal Investigator, Institute of Medical Biology and Executive Director, Singapore Stem Cell Consortium, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore; Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Director, Stem Cell Centre, King's College London
Executive Director, Singapore Cancer Syndicate and Genome Institute of Singapore
Director General, CSIR, and Secreary, DSIR, Govt. of India, New Delhi
Vice-president storage systems development, IBM Corporation, New York
Verwaltungsratspräsident und Delegierter, MS Management Service AG, St. Gallen Chair

Dr. Alan COLMAN

Principal Investigator, Institute of Medical Biology and Executive Director, Singapore Stem Cell Consortium, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore; Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Director, Stem Cell Centre, King's College London

1976-1983 Lecturer in Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry
1983-1987 Senior Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry
1987-1993 Professor, Department of Biochemistry, University of Birmingham
1988-1993 Research Director, PPL Therapeutics plc, Edinburgh, UK (part-time)
1993-2002 Research Director, PPL Therapeutics plc, Edinburgh, UK (full-time)
2002-2005 Chief Scientific Officer, ES Cell International, Singapore
since 2002 Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Singapore
since 2004 Senior Scientist, Center for Molecular Medicine, Biomedical research Institute, Singapore
2005-2007 Chief Executive Officer, ES Cell International, Singapore
since 2007 Executive Director of the A*STAR Stem Cell Consortium
since 2008 Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Director of the Stem Cell Centre, King's College, London

Dr. Edison Tak-Bun LIU

Executive Director, Singapore Cancer Syndicate and Genome Institute of Singapore

1973-1978 Stanford University, M.D
1985-1987 Instructor, Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology (University of California at San Francisco)
1987-1993 Assistant Professor in Medicine and Oncology, School of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1988-1993 Director Preleukemic Clinic, North Carolina Memorial Hospital
1993-1996 Leader, Breast Cancer Program, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
1996-2001 Director, Division of Clinical Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
1997-2001 Chief, Molecular Signaling and Oncogenesis Section, Department of Cell and Cancer Biology, Medicine Branch,
  Division of Clinical Sciences, National Cancer Institute
2001-present Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore
2001-present Professor of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Special Advisor to the Vice Chancellor
2001-present Professor, Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine (COFM), National University of Singapore
2002-present Executive Director, Singapore Tissue Network
2003-present Executive Director, Singapore Cancer Syndicate (funding-agency)
2005-present Adjunct Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Champaign-Urbana.

Dr. Raghunath Anant MASHELKAR

Director General, CSIR, and Secreary, DSIR, Govt. of India, New Delhi

1989-1995 Director, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
since 1995 Director-General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, and Secretary,
  Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India, New Delhi, India

Dr. Krishna NATHAN

Vice-president storage systems development, IBM Corporation, New York

1990 Ph.D. in Engineering (Electrical Sciences) in the Laboratory for Engineering Man/Machine Systems,
  Division of Engineering
1992-1997 Researcher, Manager, Handwriting Algorithms
1997-1999 Senior Manager, Consumer Devices
1999-2001 Director, Consumer Voice Systems, head of IBM s consumer speech effort
2001-2002 Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chairman of the Board, IBM Corporate Headquaters
since 2002 Director, IBM Zurich Research Laboratory
since 2004 Vice-president Services and Director, Zurich Research Laboratory
since 2006 Vice-president Technology, IBM

Dr. h.c. Wolfgang SCHÜRER

Verwaltungsratspräsident und Delegierter, MS Management Service AG, St. Gallen

 Studium der Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften an der Universität St. Gallen
 Gründer der Internationalen Managementgespräche an der Universität St. Gallen
 Verwaltungsratspräsident und Delegierter der MS Management Service AG, St. Gallen (Internationale Beratung mit den Schwerpunkten Strategie, Risiko- und Issue-Management sowie Regulatory Affairs)

Technology Forum

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25.08.2005

08:00 - 10:00Technology brunch sponsored by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 12:00OpeningPlenary
12:00 - 13:30Our futurePlenary
14:00 - 16:00Location of science and research – a global shift?Plenary
18:00 - 19:00SecurityPlenary
19:30 - 21:45Evening reception sponsored by Alcatel AustriaSocial

26.08.2005

07:00 - 13:00Working Group 01: Technology and location strategies for enterprisesBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 02: Electronic carBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 03: Science of everyday productsBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 04: Security of energy supplyBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 05: NanotechnologyBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 06: From scientific journal to breaking news: science and the mediaBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 07: Fuel cells and hydrogen – the future of transport?Breakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 08: European strategies for international research cooperationBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 09: Excellence – a question of genderBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Working Group 10: Converging technologiesBreakout
14:00 - 14:45University/industry interaction – The Atlantic picturePlenary
14:45 - 15:30University/industry interaction – The Austrian solutionPlenary
15:30 - 16:00University/industry interaction – Political ConclusionsPlenary
16:00 - 18:00Reception sponsored by Province of Lower AustriaSocial
18:00 - 19:00The science of saving VenicePlenary

26.08.-27.08.2005

Junior AlpbachBreakout

27.08.2005

07:00 - 08:30Politics and SciencePlenary
08:30 - 09:30Science at the cutting edgePlenary
10:00 - 10:15Alpbach 2005 – Resumée Junior AlpbachPlenary
10:15 - 11:00Reflections and PerspectivesPlenary
11:00 - 12:30Farewell reception sponsored by Microsoft AustriaSocial