Date/ Place: 12 June 2013 in Vienna, AustriaNationale Konferenz4

Organiser: National Contact Point Austria (AT NCP)

National EMN Conference

Austria and the Global Competition for Talent – Approaches to the Immigration of (Highly) Qualified Third-Country Nationals

12 June 2013, Albert Schweitzer Haus, Vienna


09:30 – 10:00


Moderation: Maria Temesvári, IOM Country Office Vienna

10:00 – 10:15


 Peter Webinger, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Austria

 Katerina Kratzmann, IOM Country Office Vienna

10:15 – 11:00


 Howard Duncan, Metropolis Project, Canada

11:00 – 12:00


Alfonso Giordano, LUISS University of Rome, European Centre for International Affairs, Italy and Belgium

Marina Manke, IOM Regional Office Vienna for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Kenan Güngör, difference GmbH, Austria

Questions and discussion

12:00 – 13.15


13:15 – 14:30


 Richard Jackson, UK Home Office, United Kingdom

 Saskia Koppenberg, IOM Country Office Vienna

 Bernd Parusel, Migrationsverket (Swedish Migration Board), Sweden

Questions and discussion

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee break



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