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...
Markus Hengstschläger and Alexander Wrabetz in DIALOGUE

The digital transformation in the media world

"Currently, there is hardly any other area that is changing as fast as the media industry." With this statement, ORF Director General Dr. Alexander Wrabetz opened the DIALOGUE with the Academic Director of ACADEMIA...

Old Prejudices – New Opportunities

Those who retire today are looking at another 20 healthy years with great potential and numerous opportunities. However, old age is fraught with prejudice. The potential of active aging has not yet arrived in...

Courage is the Foundation for Progress

Roughly 700 people met three courageous personalities at the 8th SURPRISE FACTORS SYMPOSIUM of ACADEMIA SUPERIOR: "Every change needs courage, because you have to leave familiar patterns of thinking and structures. The worst thing in...

From a demanding society to a society of values

At a roundTABLE event, ACADEMIA SUPERIOR discussed discussed consumerism, a prevalent all-risk-insurance mentality, and a lack of self-esteem and responsibility in our society.Demand thinking currently seems widespread: the more you have, the more everything...
Rainer Nowak at the DIALOGUE

Politics will remain a craftsmanship

Markus Hengstschläger spoke in a DIALOGUE with Rainer Nowak, the editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper Die Presse, about politics as an event, career changers, media and false news.With Rainer Nowak, Markus Hengstschläger discussed the...
Blick in den Factsheet Global Shift

Factsheet | Global Shift

Eine tektonische Plattenverschiebung der Weltwirtschaft ist in vollem Gange. Die ökonomischen, kulturellen und politischen Machtzentren der Welt shiften zurück in Richtung Osten. Was sind die Fakten?

America’s foreign policy in the 21st century

Foreign policy expert James M. Lindsay and historian Mitchell G. Ash discussed the future of American engagement in the world. Lindsay is Senior Vice President of the Council on Foreign Relations, the most important...
Helga Rabl-Stadler at the DIALOG

Culture holds a society together

Helga Rabl-Stadler, President of the Salzburger Festspiele, in a DIALOG on the role of art and culture in our society. 
Discussions at Sunday

The Illusion of Control

Is the world out of control? Unexpected political decisions, the weakening of the European Union by Brexit, the apparent insolvability of religious and world-political conflicts, terrorist threats and a populist heated crisis of confidence in...
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