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 - 10.30

Keynote: Innovation and brands as basis for financing and growth

Juncker Plan - Opportunities for SME´s

Wilhelm Molterer, Director European Fund for Strategic Investments

 

 

Best Practice Case

Michael Hannesschläger, Managing Director Energiepark Bruck and der Leitha

 

 

10.30 - 11.15

Experience Talk in cooperation with Leitbetriebe Austria

 

Panel Chair

Monica Rintersbacher, Managing Director Leitbetriebe Austria 

 

 


11.15 - 11.30

Coffee Break


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

 

and others


12.30 - 13.40

Lunch Break and Networking


13.40 - 14.00

Keynote: Intangible Assets - changing the future!

Bobby Calder, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Chicago

 

 

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 among others

Bobby Calder, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Chicago

Monika Poeckh-Racek, CSR Novomatic AG

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

Gerald Ganzger, Partner Lansky, Ganzger & Partner

 

and others


15.15 - 15.45

Coffee Break


15.45 - 16.45

 

Future cities as hubs for growth 

 

City Branding, Connectivity, Livability, Digital Communication, Zero Emission Cities 

 

Panel Chair

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

 

  

Panelists among others

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

Sigrid Oblak, Director Wien Holding

 

and others

 

 

16.45 - 17.00

 

Closing and Summary 

 

Gerhard Hrebicek, President European Brand Institute


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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