WEDNESDAY, 26. April 2017

Reception

 

 

18.00 - 19.00

VIP Reception

 


THURSDAY, 27. April 2017

Conference & Exhibition


09.00 - 09.30

Registration

 

09.30 - 09.45

Welcome and Opening

Moderation: Sonja Kato, Managing Director unikato communications

 

Gerhard Hrebicek, President iconvienna

Anna Maria Hochhauser, Secretary General Austrian Federal Economic Chamber 

 

 

09.45 - 10.15

Keynote: Innovation and brands as basis for financing and growth

Juncker Plan - Opportunities for SME´s

Wilhelm Molterer, Director European Fund for Strategic Investments

 

 

10.15 - 10.25

Best Practice Example

Michael Hannesschläger, Managing Director Energiepark Bruck and der Leitha

 

 

10.25 - 10.30

Q&A

Moderation: Sonja Kato, Managing Director unikato communications

 


10.30 - 11.00

Coffee Break


11.00 - 11.30

"Business opportunities " Latin America and the Caribbean

Short movies

 

 

11.30 - 12.30

PANEL I: (European) Competitiveness in the global context

Improvement through internationalisation

 

International Business, Cooperation, Financing, Infrastructure, Environment, Logistics, Brand and Technology

 

Panel Chair

Hannes Jarolim, President Austrian-Chinese Legal Society

 

Impulse Statement

Michael Peneder, Economist Austrian Institute of Economic Research

 

Panelists among others

Alois Steinbichler, CEO Kommunalkredit Austria 

Julian Jäger,Board Member Flughafen Wien
Thomas Lutzky, Managing Director Phoenix Contact

Stefan Linsinger, Managing Director Linsinger Bauanalytik

Monika Bednarik-Belan, Industry and Internationalization Guaranties Austria Wirtschaftsservice

 


12.30 - 13.40

Lunch Break and Networking


13.40 - 14.00

Keynote: Intangible Assets - changing the future!

Bobby J. Calder, Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

 

 

14.00 - 15.15

 

International opportunities through investments in brands - on the occasion of World IP Day 

Framework of standards, rights and obligations - importance for financing brands

How SMEs  can benefit from using the international IP system in their marketing, sales and brand activities

 

Panel Chair

Gerhard Hrebicek, President European Brand Institute

 

Impulse Statement

Carlos Chanduvi, Head of Latin America and the Caribbean Division UNIDO

 

 

Panelists

Bobby J. Calder, Kellstadt Professor of Marketing at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Monika Poeckh-Racek, CSR Novomatic AG, CEO Admiral Casinos & Entertainment

Michael Otter, Deputy Head of Foreign Trade Department Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Gerald Ganzger, Partner Lansky, Ganzger & Partner

Edgar Baum, Advisory Council Member Marketing Accountability Standards Board

 


15.15 - 15.45

Coffee Break


15.45 - 17.00

 

Future cities as hubs for growth 

City Branding, Smart Cities

 

 

Panel Chair

Kari Aina Eik, Secretary General, Organization for International Economic Relations

 

  

Panelists 

Nuo Huo, Deputy Editor in Chief China City News

Klemens Himpele, Head of Municipality Department 23 - Economic Affairs, Labour and Statistics

Reinhard König, Senior Scientist Smart Cities  and Regions AIT

Tanja Wehsely, Chair Economic Development Forum - Eurocities

Klaus Heidinger, Head of City IT Applications & Tool CyPT Global Program Manager Siemens Center of Competence Cities 

 


19.00 - 22.00

iconvienna Night at the Vienna City Hall

Hosted by the mayor and Governor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl

Invitation only Event!

 

Moderation

Sonja Kato, Managing Director unicato communications

 

Welcome

Tanja Wehsely, Member of the Municipal Council, City of Vienna

Gerhard Hrebicek, President iconvienna

Maria Rauch-Kallat, Advisory Board Member icomvienna

Corps Diplomatique for Latin America and the Caribbean

 

With buffet, live music and interactive networking

Latin American and Caribbean flair with music, cigar lounge and rum tasting

Cultural Program  

 


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