11th
SYMPOSIUM
DÜRNSTEIN
MARCH 24-26,
2022

CLIMATE:
SEISMOGRAPH FOR NATURE & SOCIETY

PROGRAM

The Dürnstein Symposium 2022 will again take place in Dürnstein Abbey. Here you will find the programme for the Dürnstein 2022 Symposium and further information on all speakers. Due to Corona changes may occur. Please inform yourself about the current status on our website.

Two lectures plus subsequent discussion rounds will be held in English. All other presentations will be in German and will not be translated.

 

Overview of all lectures

Thursday, March 24 2022

  • 06:30 -
  • 07:00 PM
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  • 07:00 -
  • 07:15 PM
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  • 07:45 -
  • 08:00 PM
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Ursula  Baatz, curator of the Symposion Dürnstein.

 

  • 08:00 -
  • 09:30 PM
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Katharina Rogenhofer, Co-founder of "Fridays for Future", spokesperson for the climate referendum in Austria and author of the book "Changes nothing, changes everything".
Matthias Strolz, Austrian entrepreneur, author and former politician.
Sabine Herlitschka, vice president of the Federation of Austrian Industries and chairman of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG.
Panel discussion: Mari Lang, Journalist, ORF

 

 

Moderation and panel discussion: Mari Lang, Journalist, ORF

Patron of honor: Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner

 

Friday, March 25 2022

  • 10:30 -
  • 11:30 AM
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Bernhard Pörksen, Professor of Media Studies, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen.

 

  • 11:30 -
  • 12:00 PM
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Break
  • 12:00 -
  • 01:00 PM
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Helga Kromp-Kolb, Professor (emer.) of Meteorology and Climate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna in conversation with Benedikt Narodoslawsky, FALTER editor for climate and environment

 

  • 01:00 -
  • 01:30 PM
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Sebastian Helgenberger, environmental scientist, Institute for Transformative Sustainability Research (IASS) Potsdam.

 

  • 01:30 -
  • 02:00 PM
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Helga Kromp-Kolb and Sebastian Helgenberger.
Moderation: Benedikt Narodoslawsky

 

  • 02:00 -
  • 03:30 PM
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Break
  • 03:30 -
  • 04:00 PM
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Madalina Diaconu, University Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Vienna.

 

  • 04:00 -
  • 04:15 PM
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Blaž Gasparini, climate scientist, Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Vienna. 

 

  • 04:15 -
  • 05:00 PM
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Nils Matzner, Sociologist of Science at the Department of Science, Technology and Society (STS), Technical University of Munich.

 

  • 05:00 -
  • 05:30 PM
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Madalina Diaconu, Blaž Gasparini and Nils Matzner.

 

  • 05:30 -
  • 06:00 PM
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Break
  • 06:00 -
  • 06:30 PM
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Michaela Krömer, attorney at law of the law firm Krömer, St. Pölten.

 

  • 06:30 -
  • 07:30 PM
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Michaela Krömer, Susann Ahn, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Vienna University of Technology. Thomas E. Hauck, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning, Vienna University of Technology. Birgit Teufer, research associate at the Department of Business, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems.
Moderation: Oliver Tanzer, URCHE editor for the business and international departments.

 

 

 

 

Moderation and discussion chair Joachim Schwendenwein, organizational consultant

Exhibition on all three days: "Act sustainably, but how?". Students of the KPH Vienna/Krems present their research and artistic contributions to the symposium topic with a view to the manifold ecological and social challenges of the textile industry. Direction: Sigrid Pohl, KPH Vienna/Krems, Academy of Applied Arts, Vienna.

Saturday, March 26 2022

  • 10:30 -
  • 11:30 AM
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Sérgio Costa, University Professor of Sociology, Latinamerica Institute of the Free University of Berlin.

 

 

  • 11:30 -
  • 12:00 PM
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Break
  • 12:00 -
  • 12:45 PM
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Tonny Nowshin, economist, climate justice and degrowth activist, Bangladesh/ Germany.
(Lecture in English)

 

  • 12:45 -
  • 01:30 PM
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Mordecai Ogada, ecologist and executive director of Conservation Solutions Africa, Kenya.
(Lecture in English)

 

  • 01:30 -
  • 02:00 PM
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Sérgio Costa, Tonny Nowshin and Mordecai Ogada.

 

  • 02:00 -
  • 03:00 PM
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Break
  • 03:00 -
  • 03:45 PM
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Ernst Fürlinger, University for Continuing Education Krems, Research Lab Democracy and Society in Transition.

 

  • 03:45 -
  • 04:00 PM
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Break
  • 04:00 -
  • 04:45 PM
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Gernot Wagner, Austro-American climate economist, New York University, Visiting Professor Columbia Business School.

 

  • 04:45 -
  • 06:00 PM
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Gernot Wagner, Johannes Pressl, Mayor of Ardagger and President of the Lower Austrian Association of Municipalities. Maria Vassilakou, internationally active consultant for urbantransformation strategies and transition management; 2010-2019 Vienna Deputy Mayor and Ernst Fürlinger.
Moderation:Doris Helmberger-Fleckl, editor-in-chief Die FURCHE.

Moderation and discussion chair Joachim Schwendenwein, organizational consultant

Exhibition on all three days: "Act sustainably, but how?". Students of the KPH Vienna/Krems present their research and artistic contributions to the symposium topic with a view to the manifold ecological and social challenges of the textile industry. Direction: Sigrid Pohl, KPH Vienna/Krems, Academy of Applied Arts, Vienna.

Thursday, March 24 2022

  • 06:30 - 07:00 PM
  • Admission

    • (c) Klaus Ranger
  • 07:00 - 07:15 PM
  • Opening

  • 07:45 - 08:00 PM
  • The climate does not care about borders

  • Lecture
  • Ursula  Baatz, curator of the Symposion Dürnstein.

     

    • © Studio Friedrich
  • 08:00 - 09:30 PM
  • "Austria in the climate crisis"

  • Podium Discussion
  • Katharina Rogenhofer, Co-founder of "Fridays for Future", spokesperson for the climate referendum in Austria and author of the book "Changes nothing, changes everything".
    Matthias Strolz, Austrian entrepreneur, author and former politician.
    Sabine Herlitschka, vice president of the Federation of Austrian Industries and chairman of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG.
    Panel discussion: Mari Lang, Journalist, ORF

     

     

Friday, March 25 2022

    • (c) Klaus Ranger
  • 10:00 - 10:20 AM
  • Morning impulse in the collegiate church with Provost Petrus Stockinger

    • © Peter-Andreas Hassiepen
  • 10:30 - 11:30 AM
  • Fact & Fake. Scientific skepticism, conspiracy myths and the new power of disinformation in the digital age

  • Lecture
  • Bernhard Pörksen, Professor of Media Studies, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen.

     

    • © Mitja Kobal - Greenpeace
  • 12:00 - 01:00 PM
  • The price of the future

  • Conversation
  • Helga Kromp-Kolb, Professor (emer.) of Meteorology and Climate, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna in conversation with Benedikt Narodoslawsky, FALTER editor for climate and environment

     

    • © David Jacobs
  • 01:00 - 01:30 PM
  • The climate generations contract

  • Lecture
  • Sebastian Helgenberger, environmental scientist, Institute for Transformative Sustainability Research (IASS) Potsdam.

     

    • © Studio Friedrich
  • 01:30 - 02:00 PM
  • Problem display: Climate change

  • Discussion
  • Helga Kromp-Kolb and Sebastian Helgenberger.
    Moderation: Benedikt Narodoslawsky

     

    • (c) Klaus Ranger
  • 02:40 - 03:30 PM
  • Guided tour of the permanent exhibition of the monastery "Discovering the Valuable" with Provost Petrus Stockinger.

  • Provost Petrus Stockinger

     

    • © Klaus Pichler
  • 03:30 - 04:00 PM
  • The pressure of the atmosphere

  • Lecture
  • Madalina Diaconu, University Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Vienna.

     

    • © Blaž Gasparini
  • 04:00 - 04:15 PM
  • Modifications of weather and climate: from weather ringing to geoengineering.

  • Impulse Lecture
  • Blaž Gasparini, climate scientist, Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics, University of Vienna. 

     

    • © Andreas Heddergott / TU Muenchen Verwendung frei fuer die Berichterstattung ueber die TU Muenchen unter Nennung des Copyright
  • 04:15 - 05:00 PM
  • Garbage collection for the global climate? Negative emissions future promise and business model

  • Lecture
  • Nils Matzner, Sociologist of Science at the Department of Science, Technology and Society (STS), Technical University of Munich.

     

    • © Studio Friedrich
  • 05:00 - 05:30 PM
  • Atmosphere habitat

  • Discussion
  • Madalina Diaconu, Blaž Gasparini and Nils Matzner.

     

    • © Mitja Kobal
  • 06:00 - 06:30 PM
  • Why does nature have no rights, but a GmbH does? On the relationship between law, ethics and nature

  • Lecture
  • Michaela Krömer, attorney at law of the law firm Krömer, St. Pölten.

     

    • © Studio Friedrich
  • 06:30 - 07:30 PM
  • How many rights may (must) nature have?

  • Discussion
  • Michaela Krömer, Susann Ahn, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning, Vienna University of Technology. Thomas E. Hauck, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning, Vienna University of Technology. Birgit Teufer, research associate at the Department of Business, IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems.
    Moderation: Oliver Tanzer, URCHE editor for the business and international departments.

     

     

     

     

Saturday, March 26 2022

    • © Klaus Ranger
  • 10:00 - 10:20 AM
  • Morning impulse in the collegiate church with Provost Petrus Stockinger

    • © José Marçal/ Berlin
  • 10:30 - 11:30 AM
  • The Convivialism: origins, dynamics and perspectives

  • Lecture
  • Sérgio Costa, University Professor of Sociology, Latinamerica Institute of the Free University of Berlin.

     

     

    • © Tonny Nowshin
  • 12:00 - 12:45 PM
  • And the Global South? An urgent perspective (EN)

  • Lecture
  • Tonny Nowshin, economist, climate justice and degrowth activist, Bangladesh/ Germany.
    (Lecture in English)

     

    • © Mordecai Ogada
  • 12:45 - 01:30 PM
  • Climate and Environment: The new instruments of injustice (EN)

  • Lecture
  • Mordecai Ogada, ecologist and executive director of Conservation Solutions Africa, Kenya.
    (Lecture in English)

     

    • © Studio Friedrich
  • 01:30 - 02:00 PM
  • Coexistence in times of climate crisis

  • Discussion
  • Sérgio Costa, Tonny Nowshin and Mordecai Ogada.

     

    • © Ernst Fürlinger
  • 03:00 - 03:45 PM
  • Combative hope. Religious positions on the climate crisis

  • Lecture
  • Ernst Fürlinger, University for Continuing Education Krems, Research Lab Democracy and Society in Transition.

     

    • © Rose Lincoln
  • 04:00 - 04:45 PM
  • City Country Climate

  • Lecture
  • Gernot Wagner, Austro-American climate economist, New York University, Visiting Professor Columbia Business School.

     

    • © Studio Friedrich
  • 04:45 - 06:00 PM
  • Out of the climate crisis: Issues for a global future

  • Podium Discussion
  • Gernot Wagner, Johannes Pressl, Mayor of Ardagger and President of the Lower Austrian Association of Municipalities. Maria Vassilakou, internationally active consultant for urbantransformation strategies and transition management; 2010-2019 Vienna Deputy Mayor and Ernst Fürlinger.
    Moderation:Doris Helmberger-Fleckl, editor-in-chief Die FURCHE.