Discussion at the SURPRISE FACTORS SYMPOSIUM 2019

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...
Foto Factsheet Blockchain

Factsheet | Blockchain

Blockchain ist ein digitales Protokoll für Transaktionen. Kopien im Netzwerk schaffen Transparenz und verhindern Manipulation. Die Art und Weise, wie wir in Zukunft Verträge und Geschäfte abschließen, kann sich damit grundlegend verändern. Was sind...
Crossing Art and Science 2018 (c) vog.photo

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...
Konferenzbericht Ernährungsforum Eferding 2018

Ernährung, Gesundheit, Wissen – Konferenzbericht 2018

Wie können Allergien effektiv diagnostiziert und behandelt werden? Welche Einfluss- und Vorbeugefaktoren sind bekannt? Wie geht man mit einer Allergie oder Intoleranz um? Wie begegnen Lebensmittelindustrie und -handel dieser Thematik? Welche Optionen sind bei...
Factsheet Übergewicht

Factsheet | Übergewicht

Weltweit werden die Menschen immer dicker. In Zukunft könnte dadurch unsere Lebenserwartung wieder sinken. Denn 40-50% der Top-Erkrankungen hängen mit unserem Lebensstil zusammen. Was sind die Fakten?
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...
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...