Programme: Science Diplomacy Workshop in Vienna

DAY 1 – Monday 25th NOVEMBER

08:30

Meeting Point at the Hotel Lobby–Motel One Staatsoper

Joint walk to the Diplomatische Akademie Wien

09:00

Registration & Morning Coffee

Favoritenstraße 15a, 1040 Wien

09:30

Welcome

Susanne Keppler-Schlesinger, Deputy Director, Diplomatische Akademie Wien (DA)

Opening Keynote

Sabine Ladstätter, Director of Austrian Archaeological Institute (ÖAW) and Excavation Director in Ephesos

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Panel Discussion
‘Diplomacy meets Science – New Dynamics, New Trends’

Bernhard Fattinger, Minister Plenipotentiary (Health), Health Attaché at the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Geneva

Margit Bruck-Friedrich, Ambassador of Austria to the Slovak Republic

Johannes Caliskan, Attaché for Scientific and Academic Cooperation – Institut Français d’Autriche

Maria Josten, Senior Scientific Officer, German Aerospace Centre/Project Management Agency (DLR)

Moderator: Elke Dall, Senior Researcher and Project Manager, Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)

12:30

Group Picture

13:00

LUNCH

Working Sessions Day 1
Open Science Challenges in Global Health

14:00

Science Diplomacy, Open Science, Global Health

Maria Josten, Senior Scientific Officer, German Aerospace Centre/Project Management Agency (DLR)

Katja Mayer, Senior Researcher, ZSI and Elise Richter Fellow, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna

Michaela Told, Independent Consultant, Visiting Lecturer Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva; former Executive Director, Global Health Centre, the Graduate Institute

15:30

Coffee Break

15:45

Getting into the Topic

Maria Josten, Senior Scientific Officer, German Aerospace Centre/Project Management Agency (DLR)

Katja Mayer, Senior Researcher, ZSI and Elise Richter Fellow, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna

Michaela Told, Independent Consultant, Visiting Lecturer Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva; former Executive Director, Global Health Centre, the Graduate Institute

Evening Programme at the Museum of Natural History

Lecture Hall, Burgring 7,1010 Vienna

18:00

Meeting Point at the Hotel Lobby – Motel One Staatsoper

Joint walk to the Museum

18:30

Reception with Snacks and Drinks in the Lower Cupola Hall

Organised by the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (MFA) together with FMSTAN/SPIDER Network

19:30

Welcome and Introduction to the Natural History Museum

Christian KÖBERL, Director General, Natural History Museum

19:45

Science Diplomacy Reloaded. The Aesthetics and Dynamics of a New Element in Austrian Foreign Policy
Keynote

Teresa Indjein, Director General for Cultural Policy, Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs

20:00

IIASA as a Trust-Builder between Nations
Keynote

Albert Van Jaarsveld, Director General, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

20:15

Panel Discussion
‘Challenges for Science Diplomacy in the Current Geopolitical Environment’

Sir Peter Gluckman, Chair of the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA), President-elect of the International Science Council (tbc)

Barbara Weitgruber, Director General for Scientific Research and International Relations, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF)

Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO)

Anatoly Torkunov, Rector of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations

Vaughan Turekian, SPIDER CoChair, Executive Director of the Policy and Global Affairs Division of the US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Aminata Sall Diallo, Special Advisor to the Minister of Higher Education and Research of Senegal

Moderator: Leena Srivastava, Deputy Director General for Science, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

21:40

Closing Remarks

Christian Köberl, Director General, Natural History Museum

 

DAY 2 – Tuesday, 26th NOVEMBER

09:00

Topical Session: The International Science System

Peter McGrath, The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)

10:00

Coffee Break

10:30

Panel Discussion
The Role of Sciencein Diplomatic Curricula –and the Role of Diplomacy in Scientific Curricula

Emil Brix, Director, DA

Brigitte Gerstmann, ETIA Student year 2018, DA

Jan Marco Müller, Acting Chief Operations Officer, IIASA

Clemens Mantl, former Director of the Office of Science and Technology Austria (OSTA), Washington DC

Susanne Keppler-Schlesinger, Deputy Director, DA

Moderator: Paul Yillia, Research Scholar WaterProgram, IIASA

12:00

Joint Group Picture (Festival Hall or Garden)

12:10

Networking LUNCH together with FMSTAN/SPIDER Participants

Working Sessions Day 2
Open Science Challenges in Global Health

13:30

Interactive Role Play

Michaela Told, Independent Consultant, Visiting Lecturer Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva; former Executive Director, Global Health Centre, the Graduate Institute

Katja Mayer, Senior Researcher, ZSI and Elise Richter Fellow, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna

Maria Josten, Senior Scientific Officer, German Aerospace Centre/Project Management Agency (DLR)

15:00

Coffee Break

15:15

Feedback and Synthesis

Michaela Told, Independent Consultant, Visiting Lecturer Global Studies Institute, University of Geneva; former Executive Director, Global Health Centre, the Graduate Institute

Katja Mayer, Senior Researcher, ZSI and Elise Richter Fellow, Department of Science and Technology Studies, University of Vienna

Maria Josten, Senior Scientific Officer, German Aerospace Centre/Project Management Agency (DLR)

18:10

Meeting Point at the Hotel Lobby –Motel One Staatsoper

Joint walk to the Restaurant

18:30

Dinner at Augustinerkeller

Augustinerstraße 1, 1010 Wien

DAY 3 – Wednesday, 27th NOVEMBER

United Nations Office in Vienna: Study Visit

Wagramer Straße 5, 1400 Wien

08:30

Meeting Point at the Hotel Lobby –Motel One Staatsoper

Joint journey to the UN Office Vienna

09:00

Arrival and Check-In

UN Office Vienna

09:20

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA): Exhibit Tour

Jorge Del Rio Vera, Programme Officer, UNOOSA

10:00

Briefing by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Jean-Pierre Cayol, Programme Coordinator, IAEA Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications

11:00

Briefing by UNOOSA

Niklas Hedman, Chief CPLA, UNOOSA

Markus Woltran, Programme Officer, UNOOSA

13:00

LUNCH at the DA

14:00

Debriefing and Closing

Susanne Keppler-Schlesinger, Deputy Director, DA

14:30

Award of Certificates and Reception