Schlusswort und Ausblick (in German)



Friday, 30. September 2005 | 12:30 Uhr

Speaker

Klaus Hug

Organisation

Präsident des Stiftungsrates

Reporting

Die Stiftung Academia Engelberg hat mit der diesjährigen Tagung ihre Tradition fortgesetzt: Keine Dutzendtagung sondern ein interaktives Forum, in dem Rollentausch und die Vertretung konträrer Meinungen Programm sind.

Alle Teilnehmenden haben sich sehr intensiv auf dieses „Wagnis“ eingelassen und mit viel Engagement Positionen im Gesundheitswesen vertreten, die sie normalerweise nicht einnehmen. Dadurch wurden sie Teil eines Prozesses, andere Standpunkte besser zu verstehen. Oder wie Jakob Nüesch, Mitglied im Stiftungsrat der Academia Engelberg und ehemaliger ETH-Präsident meinte: „Der umgekehrte Denkprozess hat den Blick für künftige Entscheide geschärft.“
Zum Schluss dankte Klaus Hug allen Teilnehmenden für Ihr engagiertes Mitmachen und kündigte den fünften Wissenschafts Dialog auf 11. bis 13. Oktober 2006 in Engelberg an.

Klaus Hug

Klaus Hug was born in 1940. After receiving his undergraduate and doctoral degrees at the department of law in Zurich in 1970, he was granted the right to practise law in 1971. Between 1972 and 1976 (and also 1980 and 1984) he was Secretary of the Central Swiss Association of Employers in Zurich. Between 1976 and 1979 he was personal secretary to MP Kurt Furgler, and from 1984 to 1991 he was Director of the Department of Industry, Trade and Employment (BIGA).

Since summer 1991 has worked as a lawyer and economic consultant in Berne and Zurich. As of 1992 he is the Executive President of the Swiss Association for Department Stores, known today as the Swiss Retail Federation; diverse government commissions; a member of the Federal Commission for Competition; consultant to the legal practice of Bär & Karrer in Zurich.

Since 1992, he has held the office of President of the Swiss Technology Assessment Committee (for the Swiss Department of Science and Technology). Klaus Hug is also President of the governing board of the Institute of Intellectual Ownership (IGE) in Berne.

Donators and Partners

The ETH Board is responsible for the strategic leadership of the ETH domain and assumes the supervision of its institutions. Its close relationship with the ETH Council has contributed to the successful continuation of Academia Engelberg Foundation since 2000.

The Foundation promotes research into the connecting human fundamentals of science. Academia Engelberg Foundation and the Foundation for Basic Research in Human Sciences have entered into a cooperation agreement for the period 2011 to 2015.

Helvetia is a quality-oriented comprehensive insurance company with over 150 years of experience. Academia Engelberg Foundation is convinced it will be able to use important synergies from the partnership starting in 2015.

DIE HIRSCHMANN STIFTUNG ist eine gemeinnützige schweizerische Stiftung. 1985 wurde sie vom Unternehmer und Aviatik-Pionier Carl W. Hirschmann gegründet.

A partnership with the University of Lucerne has existed since summer 2013. Since 2016 we have also a parthership with the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Lucerne. Through these partnerships, synergies are used and joint projects are tested and realized. The University of Lucerne currently consists of three faculties: the faculties for Theology, Culture and Social Sciences, and Law.