• 2nd Viennese Talks on Resilience Research & Networks 10/5/2011

    Already for the second time FASresearch organizes this conference with internationally recognized and renowned researchers to discuss new perspectives on growth, development, science and innovation in instable times. May 26th 2011, 9 am – 6 pm.

    Resilience is about the capacity to deal with change and continue to develop. To facilitate the emergence of resilient systems and actors will become a main challenge for politics, economy, and society in our increasingly instable world.

    We cordially invite you to participate in our second high profile workshop with international experts from the fields of resilience research & network theory. Listen to talks and statements of international top experts, addressing these fundamental questions!


    When? May 26th 2011, 09 am – 06 pm
    Where? Haus der Industrie, Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031 Wien/Vienna – Austria
    Language? English
    Registration: Participation is free for all, but subject to registration.
    Please register by sending an e-mail to:

    Organizing Committee (in alphabetical order):
    Fath Brian, Towson University and IIASA
    Katzmair Harald, FASresearch
    Neurath Wolfgang, Austrian Ministry for Science & Research
    Sommer Roland, Federation of Austrian Industries


    Program of the 2nd Viennese Talks on Resilience Research & Networks

    Keynote: Seeking Sustainability with Both Eyes Open
    Robert Ulanowicz, Prof. em. of Theoretical Ecology, University of Maryland, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory


    Panelists (in alphabetical order):

    Joanne Bayer – IIASA (AUT)
    Global Networks for Insuring Catastrophic Risks

    John Casti – IIASA (AUT)
    Resilience, Complexity and Extreme Events

    Brian Fath – Biology Department, Towson University (USA)
    Ecosystem Resilience and the Adaptive Cycle

    Thomas Fundneider – TheLivingCore (AUT)
    Paradigm of Enabling and Enabling Spaces

    Lance Gunderson – Emory University (USA)
    Adaptive Governance Networks and Ecological Resilience

    Harald Katzmair – FASresearch (AUT)
    Managing Resilience: Principles & Strategies for Building Cross-Scale Networks

    Felix Müller – University of Kiel (GER)
    Resilience as an Emergent Ecosystem Property

    Jan Sendzimir – IIASA (AUT)
    Stalled regime transition in the upper Tisza River Basin: the dynamics of linked action situations

    Sergio Ulgiati – Parthenope University of Naples (IT)
    Resource basis and resilience of urban systems along the transition to high-information and low-resource intensity future

    Balázs Vedres – Center for Network Science at Central European University (HUN)
    Structural Folds: Generative Disruption in Overlapping Groups

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