Events are an important communication channel for ACADEMIA SUPERIOR. We present studies to a broad audience, raise awareness of topics relevant to the future and provide a platform for discussion.

Decision-makers from business, science and politics come into contact. The interested public seeks dialogue and deals proactively with new developments.

Reports on Events


Measuring the Future

Is human behav­ior becom­ing more and more pre­dictable through the com­bi­na­tion of intel­li­gent algo­rithms and the dig­i­tal foot­print? What are the con­se­quences of this devel­op­ment? These ques­tions were at the cen­ter of dis­cus­sions at…
Michal Kosinski at the Plenum 2019

Is Privacy an Illusion?

Arti­fi­cial intel­li­gence and dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies were the focus of the 9th Sur­prise Fac­tors Sym­po­sium of ACADEMIA SUPERIOR. The invit­ed experts dis­cussed the risks and oppor­tu­ni­ties of tech­no­log­i­cal devel­op­ments and the use of data that…
Crossing Art and Science 2018 (c)

Exchange across disciplines

„Cross­ing Art & Sci­ence” is a new series of events orga­nized by the „Kraftwerk — Cen­ter for Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary Research” and ACADEMIA SUPERIOR for the exchange of inter­dis­ci­pli­nary and trans­dis­ci­pli­nary research, which will take place…
Markus Hengstschläger in conversation with Florian Gschwandtner

Go the extra mile

ACADEMIA SUPERIOR invit­ed „Mr. Run­tas­tic” Flo­ri­an Gschwandt­ner to a talk with Markus Hengstschläger to present his new book „So läuft Start-Up”. They talked about indi­vid­ual stages of his life, the lessons he draws from…
Photo 1: Markus Hengstschläger, Hannes Androsch, Barbara Herzog-Punzenberger und Moderator Benedikt Polzer © APA/ Florian Lechner

Education, Diversity and Progress belong togehter

„Diver­si­ty is every­where and chal­lenges us. We need to use the resources from var­i­ous fields and built strength,”  said ACADEMIA SUPERIOR Pres­i­dent und Deputy Gov­er­nor Michael Strugl at this year’s fire­side chat in the…