Programme for the 2017 Vienna Conference on Strategy, 27-30 June 2017, NDA, Vienna


Re-thinking Strategy - Can Strategy Be Taught? Structure and Content of a Subject Called Strategic Thinking

27 June 2017

1300-1345

words of welcome, introduction to conference goals and schedule

Bgdr MMag. Dr. Wolfgang PEISCHEL
Editor-in-Chief, Austrian Military Journal (ÖMZ)


 

1350-1530

panel:
Stretegy and international organisations/alliances, theories of international relations, instruments of strategy

panel head:
Mag. Dr. Gunther HAUSER

panel:
Bgdr Wolfgang WOSOLSOBE, Tim ROHARDT, M.A.,
Dr. Sarah KIRCHBERGER, M.A., Obst d.G. Mag. Franz LÖSCHNIGG

 

1550-1730

panel:
Strategy and geosciences, geopolitics, geostrategy

panel head:
Dipl.-Pol. Jörg-Dietrich NACKMAYR

panel:
KptLt Patrick O’KEEFFE, Dr. Walter POSCH, Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c.mult. Wulf LAPINS
, Mag. Dr. Friedrich W. KORKISCH

 

1740-1825

lecture:
Development and implementation of a strategy – the necessity of making its elements interlock in the light of Carl von Clausewitz

MjrGen (retd.) Christian E. O. MILLOTAT
Head, Southwest Division of the Clausewitz Gesellschaft

Manuela R. KRUEGER, B.Ed.
Deputy Head and Manager, Forum Mainz of the German Atlantic Society.

 

1835-1920

lecture:
The challenges of the new global energy situation to our geopolitical understanding of strategy

 ao. Univ.-Prof. MMag. DDr. Christian Stadler

 

28 June 2017

0800-0940

panel:
The core subject strategy as an element of military science and as a control instance for the subject Strategy, including the theory of war.
chair:

Mag. Dr. Friedrich W. KORKISCH

panel:
FltlAdm
Dipl. Kaufm. Karsten SCHNEIDER, Gen (retd.) Prof. Horst PLEINER, Prof. Jan Willem HONIG


1000-1140
parallel

panel:
Strategy and Media / Strategic communication

chair:
Mag. Christian HOSINER

panel:
CMDR Michael CODNER, M.A., Col(GS). Jérome PELLISTRANDI, Mag. Mikko HARJULEHTO, Col (retd.)
Dipl Betrw. Friedrich K. JESCHONNEK

 

1000-1140
parallel

working group:
Strategic culture

Dr. Thomas PANKRATZ, Mag. Dr. Felix SCHNEIDER, Nora von MASSOW, M.A.

 

1230-1410
parallel

panel:
Strategy and medicine/biology/biotechnology/biogenetics

chair:
Univ.-Prof.
Prim. Dr. Harald HERTZ

panel:
Dr. Filippa LENTZOS, Prof. Dr. med. Yskert von KODOLITSCH, Dr. Annika VERGIN, Prof. Dr. Harald HARBICH

 

1415-1500

lecture:
Prevent war – strategic actions within the framework of international organisations and alliances – input for future strategy training

Gen (retd.) Hans Lothar DOMRÖSE
former Commander, Allied Joint Force Command, Brunssum


 

1500-1520

coffee break

 

1520-1605

lecture:
Swedish and Finnish strategy in a historical context.

MjrGen (retd.) Karlis NERETNIEKS

Lecturer, Royal Swedish Academy of War Sciencies

 

1610-1750

panel
Strategy and history/history of strategy, analysis of strategic thinkers

chair:
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang ETSCHMANN

panel:
LtGen (retd.) Dipl.-Inf. Kurt HERRMANN , Prof. Dr. Donald ABENHEIM, LtCol (res.) Dr. Eberhard BIRK, MjrGen (retd.)
Karlis NERETNIEKS

 

1800-1845

lecture:
The image of future wars as a determining factor of comprehensive strategy

Col (res.) Prof. Dr.habil. Vasily K. BELOZEROV
Chair in Political Science, Institute for International Relations and Socio-Political Studies, Moscow State Linguistic University

 

29 June 2017

0800-0815

words of welcome

Erich CSITKOVITS

Lieutenant General,

Commandant, Austrian National Defence Academy

 

0815-0955

panel:
Strategy and the technical sciences

chair:
Bgdr (retd.) Dr.
 Gerhard L. FASCHING

panel:

Univ. Prof. Dipl. Ing. Dr. DDr.h.c. Prof. Josef EBERHARDSTEINER, OR Mag. Dr. Peter SEQUARD-BASE, Dr. Norbert FRISCHAUF, Prof. Tihamér MARGITAY, Univ.-Prof. Dipl. Arch. ETH Dr. Christian HANUS, ObstdhmfD Mag. Dr. Bernhard RICHTER
 

1010-1150

panel:
religion, values, interculturalism

chair:
Bgdr Mag. Roman SCHUH, MBA

panel:
ObstA Dr. Lale BARTOSCHEK, Prof. Dr. Thomas R. ELßNER, Dr. Nadja ROSSMANITH, OR Obst dhmfD Mag. Georg EBNER

 

1230-1315

Bgdr MMag. Dr. Wolfgang PEISCHEL
Editor-in-Chief, Austrian Military Journal (ÖMZ)


1325-1410

panel:
LtGen (retd.) Dr. Robert E. SCHMIDLE, Jr.

 
1415-1500

Vortrag:
Der Beitrag zur strategischen Entscheidungs-vorbereitung an der Schnittstelle zur politischen Führung, im Spannungsfeld zwischen „Ends-Ways-Means-Risks“

Gen i.R. Prof. Horst PLEINER
ehemals Generaltruppeninspektor des ÖBH

 
1520-1700

Panel:
Maritimer Aspekt der Strategie im Sinne einer Leitdisziplin auch im Bereich der „Internationalen Gemeinschaftsräume“ (Global Commons)

Panelleitung:
Bgdr Mag. Bruno G. HOFBAUER, Dr. Sebastian BRUNS, Dr. Annette FROEHLICH, LL.M. (MAS), Mag. Dr. Nikolaus SCHOLIK

 

1710-1755

lecture:
The historical and institutional aspects of the making of US strategy

 

Prof. Dr. Donald ABENHEIM
Professor of Security Policy and Military History, US Naval Postgraduate School, Member of the Clausewitz Gesellschaft


 

1800-1845

lecture:
Teaching and researching strategy in the AAF

Bgdr Mag. Andreas ROTHENEDER, Obst d.G. Mag. Jürgen WIMMER, Dr. Thomas PANKRATZ

 

30 June 2017

0800-0845

lecture:
The analysis of strategic thinkers and the history of strategy as an indispensable prerequisite for a holistic education in strategy

Prof. Sir Hew F. A. STRACHAN
Professor for International Relations, School of International Relations Arts Building the Scores, University of St. Andrews


 

0855-0940

lecture:
Applied strategy in the contradictory context of national & common interest and geo/political reality

 

Prof. Dan SCHUEFTAN, PhD
Director National Security Studies Center, University of Haifa


 

1000-1140

panel
Strategy and philosophy, education as a strategic resource
chair:
Mag. Dr. Paul ERTL
 

panel:
Mag. Dr. Nicolas STOCKHAMMER, Dr. Tihamér MARGITAY, Sir Prof. Hew F. A. STRACHAN, Dr. habil. Andreas HERBERG-ROTHE