Plug-In I - Who is Unplugged?
Gerfried Stocker (AT)
Saskia Sassen (US)
Aminata Traoré (ML)
Jeremy Rifkin (US)
A key question in assessing globalization is the hierarchy of ways of looking at things. Whose standards establish the preconditions for getting connected?
10.30-11.00 Gerfried Stocker/A
11.00-11.30 Aminata Traoré/Mali
11.30-12.00 Saskia Sassen/USA
12.15-13.00 Jeremy Rifkin/USA
Moderation: Gerfried Stocker
Gerfried Stocker/A. Media Artist and engineer; since 1995
artistic director of the Ars Electronica Center; together with
Christine Schöpf artistic co-director of Ars Electronica since
Aminata Traoré/Mali. Social psychologist, author; former
minister for culture and tourism of Mali; community leader
and manager of cultural events and enterprises.
Saskia Sassen/USA. Professor of Sociology at the University
of Chicago; author of 'Guests and Aliens', 'Global Networks/
Linked Cities' and 'The Global City'; currently completing her
forthcoming book 'Denationalization: Economy and Polity in
a Global Digital Age'.
Jeremy Rifkin/USA. Author and futurist; works on the impact
of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the
workforce, society and the environment.