• Video: Alan Webber talks about surprises

    Alan Webber, entrepreneur, former publisher of "Harvard Business Review" and moderator of our annual SURPRISE FACTORS SYMPOSIUM, about ACADEMIA SUPERIOR an why we need to prepare for surprises.

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  • DIALOGUE with Elina Garanča

    World famous mezzo-soprano Elina Garanča was Markus Hengstschläger's guest at the ACADEMIA SUPERIOR DIALOGUE on November 12, 2013 in Linz Castle.

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  • DIALOGUE with Eugen Freund: US elections

    On November 5th 2012, the evening before the US presidential election, Markus Hengstschläger discussed the matter with Eugen Freund, longtime US-correspondent for Austrian television.

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  • The SURPRISE FACTORS SYMPOSIUM 2012: "The new old"

    The relativity of the old and the new was the topic of the SURPRISE FACTORS SYMPOSIUM in 2012 with experts Carl Djerassi (USA), Jehanne deBiolley & Harrison Liu (China) and Helmut Kramer (Austria).
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  • The SURPRISE FACTORS SYMPOSIUM 2011

    The very first SURPRISE FACTORS SYMPOSIUM took place in April 2011 with experts Janne Teller, Karin Kneissl, Kevin Warwick, Jesus Crespo Cuaresma and Anton Zeilinger. Heiner Geißler gave a speech at the public event.
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  • DIALOGUE with Bruno Frey: Power.Money.Happiness?

    On September 27, 2011,  the famous Swiss economist and happiness researcher Bruno S. Frey came to Linz Castle in order to talk to Markus Hengstschläger about the following question: Does money make happy?

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  • DIALOGUE with Anas Schakfeh: Living together (differently)

    ACADEMIA SUPERIOR DIALOGUE with Markus Hengstschläger and Anas Schakfeh, the former president of the Islamic Community in Austria on May 2, 2012 in the south wing of Linz castle.
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"THE FUTURE BEGINS WITH OUR THOUGHTS. LET'S SHAPE IT."

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Soziale Innovationen begegnen "Grand Challenges"
Soziale Innovationen begegnen "Grand Challenges"

Die Richtigen Antworten auf die „Grand Challenges“ der Zukunft können nur durch neue Ideen entstehen. ACADEMIA SUPERIOR diskutierte mit Experten.

Weiblicher Führungsstil wird digitales Zeitalter dominieren
Weiblicher Führungsstil wird digitales Zeitalter dominieren

US-Leadership-Expertin Sally Helgesen sprach bei einem Roundtable über die Qualitäten, die Frauen in Führungspositionen einbringen.

Österreichs Universitäten – Quo vadis?
Österreichs Universitäten – Quo vadis?

Prof. Markus Hengstschläger und Wissenschaftsminister Reinhold Mitterlehner diskutierten in Alpbach über die Zukunft der Universitäten in Österreich.

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We need to transcend borders
We need to transcend borders

”One way to go beyond borders is to welcome an extreme event.“, says Alan Webber.

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