5th June 2019 – LIFE TOUR StartPlaceFrameSubjectSpeakers, Authors & Guests 9.00 a.m.Bamberg Saal, former Parkhotel VillachLife-Tour I: Home Abroad Earth: How we better learn to understand the World"Walking a mile is like reading 1000 books" (Chinese proverb) How to better understand the abroad and so recognize the home.With PEN-President Helmuth A. Niederle and Alexander Peer, author und traveller. 11.00 a.m.Bamberg Saal, former Parkhotel VillachLife-Tour II: Knowledge makes Future: How we better use New TechnologiesMan and machine: Who codes whom? Can we trust intelligent new systems? And how can we benefit from new technologies?With Petra Schaper-Rinkel, futurologist, technology and innovation expert, Austrian Institut of Technology. 5th June 2019 – TOURISM FORUM StartPlaceFrameSubjectSpeakers, Authors & Guests 02:00 p.m.Hotel Holiday Inn VillachTourism Forum I New tourism conceptsMoney or life: What does our identity cost? Conflict potentials using the example of Arab tourism in Zell am See.With Nadine Scharfenort, Visiting Professor for Globalization, Transformation and Gender Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin 02:30 p.m.Hotel Holiday Inn VillachExpert discussion Moderation: Gudrun Leb, ORF CarinthiaLand & Owners: Who owns Austria? Survival strategies to preserve the uniqueness of the country.With Nadine Scharfenort, Brigitte Kratzwald (social scientist), Gerlind Weber (space researcher), Karin Schabus (farm holidays) and Georg Overs (Villach Tourism). 04:00 p.m.Hotel Holiday Inn VillachTourism Forum II Home Abroad Earth | Dealing with culture and spaceWe and You: Is our home(land) still to save? Alternative scenarios to rethink home and preserve the future of people and tourism.With Elsbeth Wallnöfer, folklorist, philosopher and author 04:30 p.m.Hotel Holiday Inn VillachExpert discussion Moderation: Harald Hafner, Travel Industry Club AustriaForeign home: How far can tourism go? Travel as a social phenomenon, culture and nature as a commodity. Consumption as terror.With tourism researcher Peter Zellmann, Secretary General Josef Plank (BMNT), tourism consultant Manfred Kohl, Katrin Karschat (Naturfreunde Internationale) and Elsbeth Wallnöfer et al. 07:00 p.m.Hotel Holiday Inn VillachReceptionWelcome of the guests of honor, speakers and participants.With Reinhard Rohr (president of the provincial parliament), Guenther Albel (Mayor) and Hannes Swoboda (president of the board). 6th June 2019 – HUMAN RIGHTS DAY BeginnOrtFormatThemaReferenten, Autoren und Gäste 09.00 a.m.Fresach, Evang. ChurchOpeningHome Abroad Earth: Who owns Europe? In search of the identity of the Old Continent.Key Note by Maurizio Bettini, philogogist at the University of Siena. Opening by President Hannes Swoboda and others. 11.00 a.m.Fresach, Museum Square (or House of Culture)Citizens' dialogueMy Home, My Earth: Future in the Europe Region Villach.What does "Home" mean for us? Open dialogue to collect theses for the Fresach Regions Charter. Results/final editing in the evening. 02:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterTalkCreation Myths: About the Foundations of Our World. Traveling through the cultures.Protestant Pastor Lydia Burchhardt talks with Author und Journalist Claus Reitan. 02:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterPanel discussion Politics & ReligionNew creation out of chaos: Concepts for Europe. What needs to be done to protect our homeland?Literary-philosophical discussion moderated by Claus Reitan. 04:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterTalkUnheard complaints: Europe from a British point of view. The literary scholar Rüdiger Görner (London) in conversation with Chief editor Claus Reitan. 04:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterPanel discussion Politics & IntegrationEurope after Brexit: Redefining a continent. Are Winston Churchill's 'United States of Europe" an illusion?Political-philosophical discussion moderated by Claus Reitan. 06:00 p.m.Gasthaus zum WirtDialogue | Editing ConferenceEuropean Regions Charta: Final edition within a small circle.Evaluation of the opinions and theses collected during the day. Moderation by Margarethe Prinz-Büchl. 07:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterFestival of ToleranceHome Abroad Earth: Center of Life. PEN authors read from their works about the feeling of home and the nature of the stranger, about homesickness and the longing for the distance. 08:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterFestival of ToleranceSongs from the South: Musical travels from here to there.Tonč Finig Trio. The Austrian-Slovenian pianist, composer and music producer is one of the heroes of the local jazz elite, he plays together with Robert Jukič and Žiga Smrdel. 7th June 2019 – FOUNDERS DAY BeginnOrtFormatThemaReferenten, Autoren und Gäste 09:00 a.m.Tolerance CenterLectureWho owns Europe? Power relations in global capitalism.Key Note by Hans Jürgen Jakobs, journalist and author. 10:00 a.m.Tolerance CenterMorning Talk Politics & Spatial planningResource planning 2020: The region as a silent reserve?The CEO of the Austrian Hagelversicherung, Kurt Weinberger, talks with Sonja Sagmeister (ORF). 10:30 a.m.Tolerance CenterTolerance Forum I Politics & Human RightsThe world in the village: Do we sell us too cheap? What is still sacred to us? Where does our homeland go when the (international) capital governs?Podium round with Hans Jürgen Jakobs, Kurt Weinberger (ORF) and others, directed by Sonja Sagmeister (ORF). 12:00 a.m.Tolerance CenterCreation TalkLife Cercles: Creation myths in the special exhibition 2019.With exhibition tour. 02:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterEconomics TalkIn the middle of our Life:Impact of demographic changes on the economy and social security systems.Demography researcher and EU commission advisor Rainer Münz in conversation with Peter Fritz (ORF). 02:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterTolerance Forum II Spatial Planning & Regional DevelopmentHappy New Europe: Foundations of positive demographic development.Podium talk with Peter Fritz (ORF). 04:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterLecture DigitizationIn the rush of data: How we determine the future of artificial intelligence, automation and bio-economy.An introduction with innovation researcher Petra Schaper-Rinkel and Thomas Cik (Kleine Zeitung). 04:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterTolerance Forum III Innovation & TechnologyStart-up and Go! New recipes for disadvantaged regions.Panel discussion on strategies, opportunities and risks with Petra Schaper-Rinkel and others. Moderation: Thomas Cik (Kleine Zeitung). 06:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterEvening Talk... and God saw, that it was good. Creation - Responsibility - Future. The exhibition curator Alexander Hanisch-Wolfram presenting the special exhibition 2018. 07:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterCompetitionStand up Villach! Founder ideas 2019.Start-ups and founders face the audience voting with their ideas and projects. 8th June 2019 – MORNING TALK BeginnOrtFormatThemaReferenten, Autoren und Gäste 08:30 a.m.Gasthaus "Zum Wirt"Tolerance BreakfastHome Abroad Earth Authors discuss with participants. Open House.Get-together with present authors, students, interested participants and visitors. 11:00 a.m.Gasthaus "Zum Wirt"Award Ceremony and FarewellTolerance Awards 2019 Award of authors, projects, aso. Announcement theme 2020.