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Congresses

Austria Center Vienna Unveils Largest Modernization Concept in Its History

Austria's largest congress centre, the Austria Center Vienna, recently presented its modernisation concept until 2022. This will make completely new event formats possible and at the same time make the space around the house more attractive to the public. This is the largest construction project in the company's 30-year history.

April 20, 2018

Vienna: Infrastructure & Construction Summit Brings Together All Balkan Countries

Government ministers from Austria and various Balkan countries will be discussing infrastructure and construction in the region at a two-day summit in Vienna at the end of May.

April 30, 2013 · Sponsored Content

Austria: Congress City Vienna - Record Results in 2012

Austria's capital city is not only a favourite destination for tourists but also a hit with the congress and conference sector.

April 12, 2013

"Strict financial audits enhance trust in administrative bodies"

Symposium of international courts of auditors discusses citizens' participation in Vienna.

March 7, 2013

Austria Stresses Importance of Human Rights Conference

Austrian Foreign Ministry: "Carry on from the outcome of the World Conference on Human Rights 1993".

February 26, 2013

Annual Assembly of the Municipal Councillors for European Affairs in Vienna

At the second general assembly of the members of the initiative of Municipal Councillors for European Affairs held at Palais Niederösterreich in Vienna today, the 500th member of the initiative was welcomed.

December 18, 2012

Measuring Poverty in the EU: third International EU-SILC Conference in Vienna

The third International Conference on EU Statistics about Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) will be opened in Vienna on Thursday, 6 December 2012.

December 5, 2012

Nowotny: Austrian Banking Sector “More Boring, but More Stable”

European Forum Alpbach: Ewald Nowotny, governor of the Austrian Central Bank (OeNB) thinks that banks will fight for deposits in future. In the last years, ECB had to prevent a collapse of the financial system several times.

August 31, 2012

Pribil: „ECB Must Not Become Safe Haven for Zombie Banks”

At the European Forum Alpbach, the Director of the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) Kurt Pribil stresses the importance of a centralized banking supervision authority.

August 31, 2012

“We Must Go On with a Political Union”

On the occasion of the European Forum Alpbach 2012, Anna Diamantopoulou, Former European Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs calls for a completion of the European project.

August 30, 2012

Barroso: “We Must Complete Europe” (Part 2)

At the Alpbach Economic Symposium 2012, the President of the EU-Commission José Manuel Barroso explained the “logics of integration”. In order to meet new challenges, the EU has to promote integration, Barroso says.

August 30, 2012

Faymann Against Breaking Up the Eurozone (Part 2)

At the Alpbach Economic Symposium 2012, Austria´s Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann underlines the “advantages of the EU”. Without the euro, Austria would face a dramatic recession, he warns.

August 30, 2012

Faymann Against Breaking Up the Eurozone (Part 1)

At the AlpbachE conomic Symposium 2012, Austria´s Federal Chancellor Werner Faymann underlines the “advantages of the EU”. Without the euro, Austria would face a dramatic recession, he warns.

August 30, 2012

Barroso: “We Must Complete Europe” (Part 1)

At the Alpbach Economic Symposium 2012, the President of the EU-Commission José Manuel Barroso explained the “logic of integration”. In order to meet new challenges, the EU has to promote integration, Barroso says.

August 30, 2012

Spindelegger: “What We Need Is more Self-Confidence!”

At the Alpbach Forum 2012, Austria´s Vice Chancellor Michael Spindelegger explains that Europe suffers from a lack of confidence and self-confidence. The European people expect a message from the EU.

August 30, 2012

Spindelegger: “No United States of Europe”

The Austrian Vice-Chancellor wants to promote a political union in Europe. However, this system should not be the same like in the U.S.

August 30, 2012

Education: Vranitzky Shows Dissatisfaction with Austrian Government

The former Austrian Federal Chancellor Franz Vranitzky criticizes the Austrian government sharply. For him, the university sector is a “very bad example of inequality between the generations”.

August 29, 2012

Keuschnigg Pleads for Increasing Retirement Age

At the Alpbach Forum 2012, the Austrian economist Christian Keuschnigg explained the necessity of implementing reforms for the Austrian retirement plan.

August 29, 2012

Ametsreiter Calls for Activity

On the occasion of the Alpbach Forum 2012, Telekom Austria´s CEO Hannes Ametsreiter underlined the necessity of implementing reforms in Austria.

August 29, 2012

First Discussion about Headquarters in Vienna

On October 4th and 5th 2012, the 1st European Headquarters Congress will take place in Vienna.

August 21, 2012

European Congress of Small and Medium – Sized Enterprises in Katowice

From 24th to 27th September 2012, the II European Congress of Small and Medium – Size Enterprises will take place in Katowice, Poland. 50 discussion panels are planned including over 250 speakers with 3500 participants.

August 21, 2012

International Raw Materials Conference EUMICON 2012

The event takes place from 19th to 21st September 2012 in Leoben, Austria. Top decisionmakers will come together.

July 30, 2012

Crossing Borders - Expectations towards Europe

From Date: Saturday, September 1, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, the Alpbach Closing Event “Crossing Borders - Expectations towards Europe” takes place.

July 12, 2012

“The Future of Banks and Financial Markets”

From Thursday, August 30, 2:00 pm to Friday, August 31, 5:45 pm the Alpbach Financial Market Symposium 2012 will take place.

July 10, 2012

Alpbach Economic Symposium 2012

From Tuesday, August 28, 2:00 pm to Thursday, August 30, 12:15 pm, the Future of the Social Welfare State in Europe will be discussed at the Alpbach Economic Symposium 2012.

July 9, 2012

Alpbach Legal Symposium 2012

Under the motto “Acceptance of Law in Rapid Decline?”, the Alpbach Legal Symposium 2012 will be held from Monday, August 27, 3:00 pm to Tuesday, August 28, 12:45 pm in the Congress Centrum Alpbach.

July 7, 2012

Alpbach Political Symposium 2012 “Providing for Future Generations”

From Sunday, August 26, 3:00 pm to Tuesday, August 28, 12:30 pm, the Alpbach Political Forum will be held in the Congress Centrum Alpbach.

July 6, 2012

Alpbach Forum “Lobbying and Networking in the European Union”

From Saturday, August 25, 9:00 a.m. to Sunday, August 26 1:45 p.m, the Alpbach Forum will deal with lobbying and networking in the EU.

July 5, 2012

Global Future - Expectations in Science and Technology

The Alpbach Technology Forum as part of the European Forum Alpbach is the largest platform for a research- and technology-related debate in Austria.

July 4, 2012

Alpbach Universities of Applied Sciences Forum 2012

This year, the Alpbach Universities of Applied Sciences Forum will focus on “Lifestyles and social networks”.

July 3, 2012

Europe 2040: Challenges and Visions

The Alpbach Perspectives 2012 will be held from Monday, August 20 to Wednesday, August 22 in the Congress Centrum Alpbach.

June 30, 2012

Austria Connect 2012 in Washington D.C.

From September 13, 2012 to September 15, 2012 the Austrian Trade Commissions will hold its conference in Washington D.C.

June 29, 2012

Austria Connect Canada 2012

2nd Austria Connect Canada 2012 Conference: Intensive exchange of experiences and views in Toronto on Research and Development.

June 28, 2012

Biopolitics International Organisation in Vienna

The Biopolitics International Organization, a partner of Vienna Economic Forum, launched an conference themed „Green Governance - Building a Society of Hope.“

June 27, 2012

Alpbach Health Symposium 2012

Under the motto “Child and Youth Health: The Future starts today”, the Alpbach Forum starts in August 2012.

June 26, 2012

8th Conference of European Regions and Cities (CERC) in Austria

The Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) is holding the 8th conference of European Regions and Cities in Grafenegg.

June 14, 2012

Vienna hosts the 19th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems

The 19th ITS World Congress will be held from 22 to 26 October 2012 in Vienna, under the header ITS Vienna 2012 – Smarter on the way.

May 29, 2012

Congresses: Vienna Ranks First

Vienna is still number one worldwide in cities hosting international congresses. The U.S. takes first in the country category.

May 18, 2012

“Europe, quo vadis?”

Today, the 9th Vienna Congress com•sult takes place in Vienna. The central issue “Challenges of Leadership in Europe” is discussed, among others, by Lech Walesa, Hans-Dietrich Genscher and Avigdor Liberman.

January 24, 2012