27th May 2020 – YOUTH FORUM

StartPlaceFrameSubjectSpeakers, Authors & Guests
09:00Fachhochschule Villach
Europastraße 4
Lecture and discussionFridays for Future: Why trees grow into the sky. What is the driving force behind the phenomenon and how did the eco-movement get so big?With "Fridays for Future" Austria representative Julia von Hut.
11:00Fachhochschule Villach
Europastraße 4
Lecture and discussionFuture without limits: Why the horizon never ends. How to leave concerns behind, overcome fears and do the impossible.With extreme mountaineer and Life coach Christina Wechsel from Munic.

 

27th May 2020 – TOURISM FORUM

StartPlaceFrameSubjectSpeakers, Authors & Guests
02:00 p.m.Fachhochschule Villach
Europastraße 4
Tourism Forum I New tourism concepts | About the utopia of travelThen I'm gone: Why we break out of the habit. More and more people are traveling. With what consequences?With Prof. Klaus Kufeld, "travel philosopher" and Bloch student, founder of the Ernst Bloch Center in Ludwigshafen.
02:30 p.m.Fachhochschule Villach
Europastraße 4
Expert discussion Moderation: Gudrun Leb, ORF CarinthiaWanderlust in the digital age: How travel behavior is changing. Mass phenomenon travel and how media, politics and tourism deal with it.With Klaus Kufeld, cultural anthropologist Ingrid Thurner, Roland Sint (Woerthersee Tourism), author Clementine Skorpil, Stefan Nungesser (FH Kärnten) and others.
04:00 p.m.Fachhochschule Villach Europastraße 4Tourism Forum II New tourism concepts | About the human natureWe destroy what we love. How nature takes revenge. Human and environment. Who needs whom?With Elisabeth Oberzaucher, behavioral researcher and TV "Science Buster".
04:30 p.m.Fachhochschule Villach
Europastraße 4
Expert discussion Moderation: Harald Hafner, Travel Industry Club AustriaThomas Cook and the consequences: How the travel industry is changing. Climate change, overtourism, monopolization. What radical breaks can be expected.With documentary filmmaker Henriette Schröder, neurologist Harald Kollegger, Christian Hlade (worldwide hiking) and others.
06:30 p.m.Fachhochschule Villach
Europastraße 4
Reception in the AulaWelcome reception for 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).

 

28th May 2019 – TOLERANCE FORUM

StartPlaceFrameSubjectSpeakers, Authors and Guests
09.00 a.m.Fresach, Evang. ChurchOpeningEXODUS – Leaving the Familiar. What climate change has to do with us.Key Note by Club of Rome Honorary President Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker. Opening by President Hannes Swoboda and others.
11.00 a.m.Fresach, Museum Square (or House of Culture)Citizens' dialogueFrom waiver to profit. How to start the new freedom. Open dialogue to collect theses for the Fresach Charter. Final editing in the evening.
02:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterTalkDeparture – from where, where to and for what? What a journey through the psyche can do and help.Psychotherapist Boglarka Hadinger in conversation with Claus Reitan.
02:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterPanel discussion
Politics & Religion
No need for churches? New concepts for the belief. Who will make the new start? Who cares about the lost sheep?Panel discussion with Boglarka Hadinger, Lydia Burchhardt, Romanist Erna Pfeiffer a.o. moderated by Claus Reitan.
04:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterTalkGreen and blue. Leaving for a new democracy. Why we should say goodbye to outdated political ideas.Political scientist Kathrin Stainer-Hämmerle in conversation with Martin Traxl (ORF).
04:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterPanel discussion Politics & IntegrationLeaving the community: Strategies against egoism. How we stop the increasing centrifugal forces in Europe.Political-philosophical discussion with Politisch-philosophische Diskussionsrunde mit Kathrin Stainer-Hämmerle, Psychotherapeut Wolfgang Martin Roth, Hannes Swoboda, author Clementine Skorpil, moderated by Martin Traxl (ORF).
06:00 p.m.Gasthaus zum WirtDialogue | Editing ConferenceEuropean 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 ToleranceLeaving for a new freedom. Readings with PEN Club Austria.Mario Keszner, Nathalie Rouanet and Erna Pfeiffer on the search for ways out.
08:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterFestival of Tolerance
Tolerance Award
European Tolerance Award 2020 for Democracy and Human Rights by the City of Villach and PEN Club AustriaOfficial announcement and awarding of the European Tolerance Award 2020.
08:15 p.m.Tolerance CenterFestival of ToleranceHands off from everything: Musical travels out of Exodus.Fuzzman & The Singing Rebels unplugged. Real Songs with "false" Voices.
09:30 p.m.Private Houses in FresachFestival of Tolerance
Arts & Literature
Kitchen & Home Talks with gossip and readings.Private homes invite friends of Fresach to their living rooms & kitchens: for literary and culinary tastings.

 

29th May 2019 – ECONOMIC FORUM

StartPlaceFrameSubjectSpeakers, Authors and Guests
09:00 a.m.Tolerance CenterLectureRestart: The end of the economy as we know it. How companies survive the future.Key Note by Patrick D. Cowden, Leadership expert and future thinker.
10:00 a.m.Tolerance CenterMorning Talk
Economics & Politics
Once in the future and back: How the automotive industry is reinventing itself and bringing customers back.Günther Apfalter, CEO of Magna Europe, talks with Susanne Schnabl-Wunderlich (ORF).
10:30 a.m.Tolerance CenterEconomic Forum I
Mobility & Environment
Out of the comfort zone: How to deal with climate, change and CO2 trading. And what about a Green Deal?Podium round with Günther Apfalter (Magna Europe), Management consultant Stefan Bergsmann, Author Clementine Skorpil, space researcher Gerlind Weber, bank director Herta Stockbauer moderated by Susanne Schnabl-Wunderlich (ORF).
12:00 a.m.Gasthaus SteinwenderLiterary-philosophical hikeWalking with a goal, hiking with senses: Excursion to the Steinwender inn.With inspiration from Margarethe Prinz-Büchl and Sophie Reyer (including lunch).
02:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterTalk
Economics & Social relations
Fairer taxes: How much does prosperity cost?Economic researcher Margit Waltraud Schratzenstaller-Altzinger in conversation with Peter Fritz (ORF).
03:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterLecture
Country & People
Poor farmers: The future of agriculture.Agriculture expert Rainer Langosch on the radical changes Europe's farmers are facing.
04:30 p.m.Tolerance CenterTalk
Human Relations
Blackout: What to do if managers and entrepreneurs fail? And workforce suffers?The business and personnel consultant Herbert Unterköfler in conversation with Thomas Cik (Kleine Zeitung).
05:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterTolerance Forum II
Economics & Innovation
Fuck Reality! Dealing with loss and defeat. And the most important moment for a turnaround.Panel discussion about strategies and recipes for a restart moderated by Thomas Cik (Kleine Zeitung).
06:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterEvening TalkEXODUS. Special exhibition 2020.The exhibition curator Alexander Bach presenting the special exhibition 2020.
08:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterYoung Poetry SlamEx, Exe, Exodus: My way out! About the illusion of leaving and new beginnings.Young authors in compete for the audience's votes under the motto "Leaving".

 

30th May 2019 – POETS FORUM

StartPlaceFrameSubjectSpeakers, Authors and Guests
08:30 a.m.Gasthaus "Zum Wirt"Tolerance BreakfastExodus and Restart. Authors discuss with participants. Open House.Get-together with present authors, students, interested participants and visitors.
11:00 a.m.Gasthaus "Zum Wirt"Farewell: Shuttle Service to the station Paternion-Feistritz, Villach and beyound.Preview: European Tolerance Talks 2021Discussion of possible topics and formats for the 7th edition of the tolerance talks.
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