Program

The program will be moderated by science and academia journalist Dr. Jan-Martin Wiarda.

12.00

Registration & Flying Lunch
Room 2349 & 2350, 2nd Floor

14.00

 

Welcome Address
Prof. Wolfgang Herrmann, President, Technical University of Munich
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor

14.30

Nurturing Young Talents - The Impact of an Ever-Changing Environment

Keynote
Ms. Fabienne Gautier, Head of Unit, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor

Panel Discussion
Prof. Helmut Schwarz, President Emeritus, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Prof. Eliezer Rabinovici, Vice President, CERN Council and former Director, Israel Institute for Advanced Studies
Mr. Christian Müller, Director Department of Strategy at DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor

16.00

Coffee Break
Room 2349 & 2350, 2nd Floor

16.30

Perspective of Different Stakeholders in the Global Labor Market

Keynote
Mr. Lim Chuan Poh, Chairman, Singaporean Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR); former Chief of Defence Force; former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor

Panel Discussion
Mr. Harald Krüger, CEO, BMW Group
Ms. Janina Kugel, Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Managing Board, Siemens AG
Prof. Otmar D. Wiestler, President, Helmholtz Association
Prof. Günther Hasinger, Director of Science, ESA - European Space Agency
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor

19.15

 

Conference Dinner at BMW Group Classic
Accompanying persons of invited participants and speakers are welcome to join the conference dinner 
Moosacher Str. 66, 80809 Munich


       

10.00

Welcome Coffee
Room 2349 & 2350, 2nd Floor

10:30

The Footprint of (Technical) Universities in Future Education Systems

Keynote
Prof. Patrick Aebischer, President Emeritus, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor


Panel Discussion
Prof. Wim de Villiers, Rector & Vice-Chancellor, Stellenbosch University
Prof. Jacques Biot, President, École Polytechnique Paris 
Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann, President, Technical University of Munich
Prof. Gerhard Casper, President Emeritus, Stanford University
Prof. Peter Høj, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Queensland
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor

12.00

 

Closing Remarks
Prof. Thomas Hofmann,
Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation, Technical University of Munich
Theodor Fischer auditorium, Ground Floor

12.30

Lunch
Vorhoelzer Forum, 5th Floor Instituts building

14.00

End Symposium

*The program may be subject to change.

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