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Research Summit Series Danube University Krems

Opening event on the topic "Current and Future Societal Challenges: Understanding Complexity"

Campus Krems
Danube University Krems, and particularly the Faculty of Business and Globalization, are pleased to invite faculty, researchers, alumni, students and interested members of the public to the opening of our Research Summit Series on Monday October 23, 2017 at 6 pm in the auditorium maximum of Danube University Krems. General subject of the first research summit is “Current and Future Societal Challenges: Understanding Complexity”.

We are glad to announce our guest speakers Professor Francine Grodstein from Harvard University, on the topic of “Aging Society & Happiness” and Dr. David Garcia (Complexity Science Hub Vienna) on the “Digital traces of collective emotions”. The speeches will be followed by a panel discussion with internationally known scholars from different disciplines:


Prof. Dr. Mathias Czaika, Head of the Department for Migration and Globalisation

Prof. Francine Grodstein, Harvard T.H.Chan School for Public Health, Department of Epidemiology

Dr. David Garcia, Group Leader, Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Medical University of Vienna

Prof. Eva Schernhammer, Medical University Vienna and University of Harvard

Prof. Dr. Viktoria Weber, Vice-Rector Danube University Krems


Chair: Prof. Dr. Gerald Steiner, Dean of the Faculty for Business and Globalisation


Following the panel discussion, the participants are kindly invited to a get-together.





Invitation Research Summit Series Danube University Krems
Uni-News and photos of the first Research Summit


Christine Perkonigg, MSc

Phone: +43 (0)2732 893-2335
Fax: +43 (0)2732 893-4335
Danube University Krems
Department for Knowledge and Communication Management
Dr.-Karl-Dorrek-Straße 30
3500 Krems