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1 GREEN WORLD FORUM Program / Version: 8 / May 9, 2012

1 GREEN WORLD FORUM Program / Version: 8 / May 9, 2012


GREEN WORLD FORUM

Annual Meeting & International Congress

May 11-13, 2012, Imperial Hofburg Palace, Vienna, Austria

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012

presented by

SPECIAL EVENT: CRADLE TO CRADLE® EXPERT TALKS

Organized by OGV Oesterreichischer Gewerbeverein and EPEA Switzerland

Please refer to pages 9-11 of this program.

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2012

09.30 GEORG KINDEL

Co-Founder, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

The GREEN WORLD FORUM – for a better and sustainable future

09.40 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate BETTY WILLIAMS

President, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Knock, Ireland

OPENING SPEECH

Good ideas are not enough – we have to act now

10.00 DI Dr. ALFRED W. STRIGL

Head of the Scientific Advisory Board, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

KEYNOTE SPEECH

The decisive century: The challenges of the future – and possible solutions

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MAJOR CHALLENGES – EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS, Part I

FIRST SESSION: CLIMATE CHANGE

CHAIR DI Dr. ALFRED W. STRIGL

Head of the Scientific Advisory Board, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

10.30 Prof. Dr. HELGA KROMP-KOLB

Head of the Center for Global Change & Sustainability/Head of the Institute of

Meteorology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Global warming and the possible consequences for mankind

11.00 WOLFGANG PEKNY

Founder, Platform Footprint; President, Civil Society Initiative, Vienna, Austria

The human factor – why every individual has a responsibility to help stop climate

change

11.20 PANEL DISCUSSION

11.45 COFFEE BREAK

SECOND SESSION: ENERGY

CHAIR Prof. Dr. HELGA KROMP-KOLB

Head of the Center for Global Change & Sustainability/Head of the Institute of

Meteorology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

12.00 Prof. Dr. GERRY BRAUN

Director, California Integrated Renewable Energy Systems, University of California,

USA

The End of the Oil Age – the green energy revolution

12.30 Prof. Dr. GERHARD KNIES

Inventor and Co-Founder, DESERTEC, the largest energy program in the history of

mankind, Hamburg, Germany

KEYNOTE SPEECH

DESERTEC – clean power from deserts for a safe world with 10 billion people

13.00 DI EMMERICH SEIDELBERGER

Deputy Head of the Institute of Safety and Risk Sciences, University of Natural

Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Radiant future: Why nuclear energy is not a solution

13.30 PANEL DISCUSSION

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13.55 LUNCH BREAK

THIRD SESSION: ENVIRONMENT & RESSOURCES

CHAIR Mag. ALEXANDRA ABENSPERG-TRAUN

Partner, Plenum - Holistic Sustainable Development Llc, Vienna, Austria

14.40 Prof. Dr. UTE STOLTENBERG

Institute for Integrative Studies (infis), Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany

Schooling for sustainability: Education for sustainable development

15.00 EMMANUEL BOUVIER

Global Marketing Director for Electrical Vehicle Range, Renault, Paris, France

KEYNOTE SPEECH

The mobility of the future

15.30 Prof. DDr. FRANZ JOSEF RADERMACHER

Director of the Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing (FAW), Vice

President of the Eco-Social Forum Europe, Ulm, Germany,

KEYNOTE SPEECH

What politics can do to solve the problems of our times

16.00 Prof. DI Dr. ANTON MOSER

Best-selling Author, Professor Emeritus of Biotechnology, TU Graz, Austria

NatureCulture: The reintegration of human world into nature

16.20 COFFEE BREAK

GREEN BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY, Part I

FOURTH SESSION: GREEN BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY

Presented by CLIMATE AND ENERGY FUND AUSTRIA

CHAIR Prof. DI Dr. ANTON MOSER

Best-selling Author, Professor Emeritus of Biotechnology, TU Graz, Austria

16.35 Mag. CHRISTOPH WOLFSEGGER MSc

Program & Research Manager, Climate and Energy Fund, Vienna, Austria

E-mobility: The establishment of model regions

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Presented by cargo-partner

17.00 Mag. STEFAN KRAUTER

Chairman & CEO, cargo-partner, Fischamend, Austria

Green ways in the transportation and logistics businesses

17.20 Dr. MARTIN MAI

Chief Designer, Abra Marine Modern Composite Boats, Dubai, UAE

The new generation of electric and solar boats

17.40 Ing. REINHARD BACKHAUSEN

President & CEO, Backhausen Interior Textiles, Vienna, Austria

The cradle-to-cradle principle as a new business model

18.00 PETER ROITNER

RUFTEC AG, Berlin, Germany

Polluted air: Effective solutions for particulate matter

18.20 CLOSING REMARKS

SUNDAY, MAY 13, 2012

MAJOR CHALLENGES – EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS, Part II

FIFTH SESSION: BUSINESS & FINANCE

CHAIR DI Dr. ALFRED W. STRIGL

Head of the Scientific Advisory Board, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

09.30 CORNELIUS PIETZNER

Managing Director, Alterra Impact Finance, Zurich, Switzerland

MARCELLO PALAZZI

President of the Progressio Foundation, Doorn, Netherlands, and Board Member of

the Tällberg Forum, Stockholm, Sweden

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Fair and ethical finance: Why the financial markets need new strategies

10.10 Prof. Dr. HANS CHRISTOPH BINSWANGER

Economist, Institute for Economy and the Environment (IWOE), Professor Emeritus,

University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Growth Dynamics vs. Sustainability – the need for a monetary reform

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10.40 Mag. Dr. CHRISTINE JASCH

Institute for Environmental Management and Economics, Vienna, Austria

Sustainability Accounting – a way to improve business strategy and development

SIXTH SESSION: HUMAN RIGHTS / WATER

CHAIR Prof. Dr. BERND LÖTSCH

Biologist, University of Salzburg, Austria; Former Director of the Museum of Natural

History, Vienna, Austria

11.05 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate BETTY WILLIAMS

President, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Knock, Ireland

A just and peaceful world for children – why we need to give them a voice

11.40 Dr. JAN SENDZIMIR

Scientist, IIASA (International Institute for Applied System Analysis), Laxenburg,

Austria

Water crisis: The biggest threat to mankind

12.10 COFFEE BREAK

SEVENTH SESSION: POLITICAL FAILURES

CHAIR Dr. JAN SENDZIMIR

Scientist, IIASA (International Institute for Applied System Analysis), Laxenburg,

Austria

12.30 Prof. Dr. BERND LÖTSCH

Biologist, University of Salzburg, Austria; Former Director of the Museum of Natural

History, Vienna, Austria

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Eco-Cities: flashlight arguments for ecological and political new structures

13.00 Prof. Dr. WOLFGANG KROMP

Head of the Institute of Safety and Risk Sciences, University of Natural Resources and

Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Fukushima – the political challenge

13.30 Dr. EDGAR GÖLL, M.P.A.

Expert in the Field of Sustainable Development, IZT - Institute for Future Studies,

Germany

Social innovations toward future sustainability

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13.55 DI Dr. ALFRED W. STRIGL

Head of the Scientific Advisory Board, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

14.20 LUNCH BREAK

People can handle the truth: Politics have failed us

EIGHTH SESSION: INFORMATION

CHAIR GEORG KINDEL

Co-Founder, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

15.05 ANDREAS MIEDANER

Chairman and CEO, Buero X; Founder, SLASH, Vienna, Austria

ALEX SCHIEBEL

Author

KEYNOTE SPEECH

How the Facebook generation has the power to stop the exploitation of our

planet

15.35 Mag. FRANZ JOSEF NAHRADA

G.I.V.E. Research and Development, Vienna, Austria

Ubiquitous Intelligence: The interconnected world

15.55 PANEL DISCUSSION

Sustainability – Theme of the future or ratings killer?

� Prof. Dr. HELMUT THOMA, Founder of RTL Television, CEO Volks TV,

Dusseldorf, Germany

� Corinna MILBORN, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, NEWS Magazine, Vienna, Austria

and others

GREEN BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY, Part II

NINTH SESSION: VISIONS OF A SUSTAINABLE WORLD

CHAIR CORNELIUS PIETZNER

Founding President of Camphill Soltane (USA), Former President of the Camphill

Association of North America, Former Executive Council, Goetheanum, General

Anthroposophical Society, Dornach, Switzerland, President Alterra Foundation, Zurich,

Switzerland

16.25 WOLFGANG STABENTHEINER

Founder, FUTURE Coaching Consulting, Baumkirchen, Austria

KEYNOTE SPEECH

Leadership into a green business world

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16.55 Mag. FLORIAN BEER

Managing Director, green jobs Austria, Vienna, Austria

Green Jobs: A perspective for the environment, the economy and the

employment sector

17.15 CLOSING REMARKS

GEORG KINDEL

Co-Founder, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate BETTY WILLIAMS

President, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Knock, Ireland

17.35 END OF THE GREEN WORLD FORUM

Official Organizer:

www.green-world-forum.org

c/o PRIMA VISTA Media & Consulting GmbH l Stutterheimstrasse 16-18/2 l A-1150 Vienna Austria

Phone +43 (0)1 522 34 23 l Fax +43 (0)1 253 67 22–71 71

E-mail: worldforum@prima-vista.cc l Managing Director: Christina Zappella-Kindel

(czk@prima-vista.cc) l FN 306769g (HG Vienna) l www.prima-vista.cc l www.greenexpo.at

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SPECIAL EVENT: CRADLE TO CRADLE® EXPERTS TALK

Organized by OGV and EPEA

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012

10.00 CRADLE TO CRADLE® EXPERT TALKS 2012

WELCOME SPEECH

DI REINHARD BACKHAUSEN

CEO, Backhausen Interior Textiles, Vienna, Austria

GEORG KINDEL

Co-Founder, THE GREEN WORLD FORUM, Vienna, Austria

10.30 greenEXPO12 VISIT

Austria’s green future world, Heldenplatz

12.00 CRADLE TO CRADLE® EXPERT TALKS 2012

OPENING SPEECH

Mag. STEPHAN BLAHUT,

General Secretary, OGV, Vienna, Austria

DI REINHARD BACKHAUSEN

CEO, Backhausen Interior Textiles, Vienna, Austria

12.15 MONIKA GRIEFAHN

Minister for the Environment ret., Germany

Cradle to Cradle® - an EXCELerator for future production

12.45 THE PIONEER’S PANEL

Market Differentiation

CHAIR Mag. STEPHAN BLAHUT,

General Secretary, OGV, Vienna, Austria

DI REINHARD BACKHAUSEN

CEO, Backhausen Interior Textiles, Vienna, Austria

REINHARD HEROK

Environmental Ambassador, Gugler Media, Melk, Austria

DI ERNST BRUNBAUER (tbc)

CEO, Lenzing Paper, Lenzing, Austria

Mag. ELISABETH FREITAG

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Vienna,

Austria

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JOCHEN SCHWEND

Sales Austria, Stoll Giroflex, Koblenz, Switzerland

ALBIN KÄLIN

CEO, EPEA Switzerland, Bäch, Switzerland

13.30 LUNCH BREAK

14.30 EXPERT TALKS

Building on Experience

CHAIR EPEA TEAM Switzerland (tba)

Parallel break-out sessions focusing on applying Cradle to Cradle ® design to

industries, services, processes, sales and marketing, redemption systems, strategies,

and networks

TEXTILES ALBIN KÄLIN, PER BONDESEN

PAPER LUKAS MERCKENS

SYNTHETICS GERHARD HAVRANEK, Dr. MICHAEL ZANGARA

BUILDING ANDREAS SCHLÄPFER, WALTER ESCHENMOSER

CITIES/COMMUNITIES/

GOVERNMENT RAINER ROSEGGER, MONIKA GRIEFAHN, Dr. ERICH

ZIPPEL

DESIGN TAMMO TRANTOW, Dr. GRÜNDL

16.00 COFFEE BREAK

16.30 EXPERT TALKS

Sharing the insights

Exchange of findings from the break-out sessions—Team EPEA Switzerland

17.30 PANEL DISCUSSION

Closing the Loop

CHAIR Mag. STEPHAN BLAHUT,

General Secretary, ÖGV, Vienna

18.00 NETWORKING

ALBIN KÄLIN

CEO, EPEA Switzerland, Bäch, Switzerland

19.00 CLOSING REMARKS

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Official Organizer of the Cradle to Cradle Expert Talks:

www.gewerbeverein.at

OESTERREICHISCHER GEWERBEVEREIN OGV

in cooperation with EPEA SWITZERLAND

Eschenbachgasse 11 l A-1010 Wien l Austria

Phone +43 1 587 36 33 l Fax +43 1 587 01 92

E-Mail s.blahut@gewerbeverein.at

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