199.095 Strategic policy and technology challenges in the digital world, with a focus on the European Union
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

be equipped with a profound insight into the theory and practice of digital policy and technology program development, with a focus on the EU.      

Subject of course

The lecturer of this course will be Prof. Dr. Paul Timmers / guest professor TU Wien, research associate University of Oxford, adjunct professor European University Cyprus, former Director European Commission


Teaching methods

Further information will be given as soon as possible.

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

This is a guest professor area course of the TU Wien Informatics Doctoral School for doctoral and master students.

Schedule:
Oct 27-29 and Nov 22-26, 2021. Due to the difficult CoVid situation the November-block will be held online via Zoom  


27 Oct - EU – its ambitions, institutions, policy making
:
This lecture will extensively address the EU in its objectives and workings and allow for discussion on institutional design against the background of industrial, social, and technological development.

28 Oct morning - Digital policies, from laws to funding programmes:
The EU (and its Member States) has an ever wide range of ICT policies and programmes that provide an intriguing landscape of public interventions in the rapidly evolving digital world.
guest: Prof Reinhard Posch, CIO of the Federal Government in Austria and emeritus of Graz University of Technology on digital trust (and a founding father of EU policy in e-ID and e-Signatures)

28 Oct afternoon - One-to-one meetings with PhD students:
Discuss your research work in a one-to-one meeting with the lecturer

29 Oct - Infrastructural (internet, eID, digital finance), data protection, cybersecurity:
A deep dive into selected infrastructural elements and cross-cutting aspects of the digital ecosystem and complemented by a case exercise in small groups

22 Nov - Platforms, services (digital industry, health):
A deep dive into digital platforms and selected services in the digital ecosystem and complemented by a case exercise in small groups

23 Nov - One-to-one meetings with PhD students:
Discuss your research work in a one-to-one meeting with the lecturer

25 Nov - Future perspectives in technology and policy, AI, blockchain, quantum and emerging research questions:
An interactive exploration of the future of the digital world in terms of technology and policy, with a focus on the dialectic of technological and social construction

26 Nov - Practice of technology, policy and business – exchange with Georg Serentschy (regulator), Wolfgang Weber (strategist):
Two practitioners, amongst whom a former EU regulator and a TU Wien alumnus, will share their professional and career experience, in a dialogue with students.




Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed09:00 - 11:3027.10.2021Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse EU - its ambitions, institutions, policy making
Thu09:00 - 12:0028.10.2021Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Digital policies, from laws to funding programmes
Thu14:30 - 17:3028.10.2021 Besprechungsraum, room no: HD0215, Favoritenstr.9, staircase 3, 2nd floorOne-to-one meetings with PhD students
Fri09:00 - 13:0029.10.2021Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Infrastructural (internet, eID, digital finance), data protection, cybersecurity
Mon09:00 - 13:0022.11.2021 Platforms, services (digital industry, health)
Tue14:30 - 17:3023.11.2021 to be announcedOne-to-one meetings with PhD students
Thu09:00 - 12:0025.11.2021 Future perspectives in technology and policy, AI, blockchain, quantum and emerging research questions
Fri10:00 - 12:0026.11.2021 Practice of technology, policy and business
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Further information will be given as soon as possible.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
06.09.2021 00:00 26.10.2021 23:59

Registration modalities

Please register in TISS.

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
PhD TU Wien Informatics Doctoral School

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

to be announced

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English