FH Upper AustriaUniversity of Applied Sciences


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Cross-Cultural Business Conference 2016

19th May

Academic Conference Day

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:30 Official Opening Session & Opening Keynote: Prof. Dr. Werner J. Patzelt, TU Dresden
10:30 - 12:00 Session 1
12:00 - 13:30 Networking Lunch & Poster Presentations
13:30 - 15:00 Session 2
15:00 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Session 3
17:30 - 18:00 Drive to the Monastery St. Florian
18:00 - 18:15 Reception at the Monastery St. Florian
18:15 - 18:45 Organ Concert
19:00 - 20:30 Official Conference Dinner
20:30 - 21:00 Guided Monastery Tour

20th May

Practitioners ́ Day

08:00 - 09:00 Networking Coffee
09:00 - 09:30 Opening Keynote: Mag. Judith Kaltenbrunner, BMW
09:30 - 10:30 Doing Business in Myanmar
Doing Business in the USA
Doing Business in Russia
LEGO® Teambuilding Workshop
10:30 - 11:00 Networking Coffee
11:00 - 12:00 Doing Business in Japan
Doing Business in Canada
Doing Business in Brazil
Market Entry into Foreign Countries
12:00 - 13:00 Networking Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Doing Business in South Korea
Doing Business in Mexico
Doing Business in Ukraine
14:00 - 15:00 Closing Ceremony & Best Paper Award
Closing Keynote: Mag. Belinda Hödl, The Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Social Programme

Date Event Details
Tuesday, 17th of May Opening Meeting An opening meeting for all guest lecturers at the International Teaching Days will be held. In the evening a guided tour through the historical center of Steyr will be provided.
Wednesday, 18th of May International Fair In the evening participants are more than welcome to mingle at the International Fair, where students from all over the world will present their countries, cultures and culinary specialties. The International Fair also serves as an unofficial opening of the Cross-Cultural Business Conference.
Thursday, 19th of May Conference Dinner Our official conference dinner will take place in the evening in the facilities of St. Florian, a small village in Upper Austria with a world famous monastery. IN addition, an organ concert is being organized at the monastery before the dinner. After dinner, we will also have a guided tour through the monastery in St. Florian.
Friday, 20th of May Farewell Farewell snacks and drinks will be provided.
Saturday, 21st of May Daytrip Daytrip

Researchers are invited to take a group of interested students with them to participate in the International Teaching Days as well as the Cross-Cultural Business Conference. Please indicate in advance if you intend to do so.

In addition there will also be daily networking lunches during the whole week.

For further information, regarding the International Week, please check the website: www.fh-ooe.at/int-week-2016 or contact Marlies Schmidthaler from the International Office.