Speakers

Martin Eichtinger

Director-General for Cultural Policy, Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, Austria

Holds a Doctorate degree in Law from the Karl-Franzens University Graz; pursued his post-graduate studies at the John Hopkins University in Bologna and Paris; personal secretary of the vice chancellor and Austrian foreign minister Alois Mock 1988-1992; Head of the Austrian Press and Information Agency in Washington D.C. 1992-1999; employment in the Federation of the Austrian Industries 1999-2002; Chief of Staff of Dr. Maria Schaumayer, Special Representative of the Austrian Federal Government for the Settlement of Slave and Forced Labor Related Issues, Federal Chancellery, Vienna 2000; Chief of Staff, Cabinet of the Federal Minister, Austrian Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour 2003-2006; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Romania and the Republic of Moldova 2007-2010; Director General for Cultural Policy, Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, Vienna, Austria since 2010.