27th May 2020 – YOUTH FORUM >> online only

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09:00Fachhochschule VillachFilm OpenerAll that we share - Sustainable Diversity
A Video for Future. Contributed by CHS Villach and BAFEP Klagenfurt.
09:15Fachhochschule Villach
Online-Lecture and discussion
Moderation: Roland Gruber
Fridays 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 youth researcher and social scientist Bernhard Heinzlmaier, climate activists and students.
11:00Fachhochschule Villach
Online-Lecture and discussion
Moderation: Jutta Clarke and Gunnar Sohn
Future without limits: Why the horizon never ends. How to leave concerns behind, overcome fears and do the impossible.With mountaineer and Life coach Christina Wechsel from Munic, PEN author Alexander Peer, Pastor Lydia Burchhardt a.o.


27th May 2020 – TOURISM FORUM >> online only

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02:00 p.m.Fachhochschule Villach
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

Panel discussion online
Moderation: Thomas Cik, Kleine Zeitung
Wanderlust 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), Wolfgang Eixelsberger (FH Kärnten) and others.
04:00 p.m.Fachhochschule Villach Tourism Forum II New tourism concepts | About the human nature. Moderation: Gunnar SohnWe destroy what we love. How nature takes revenge. Human and environment. Who needs whom?With Elisabeth Oberzaucher, behavioral researcher and TV "Science Buster", and Michael Jungmeier, Nature conservation and sustainability expert.
04:30 p.m.Fachhochschule VillachPanel discussion online
Moderation: Harald Hafner, Travel Industry Club Austria
Covid-19 and the consequences: How the pandemic is changing tourism. And what sustainable tourism should look like.With documentary filmmaker Henriette Schröder, Elisabeth Kneissl-Neumayer (Kneissl Touristik), Stefan Nungesser (FH Kärnten), Petra Stolba (Österreich Werbung) a.o.


28th May 2019 – TOLERANCE FORUM >> Museum Fresach and online

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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, Superintendent Manfred Sauer, Reinhart Rohr and others.
10.00 a.m.Fresach, Museum Square (or House of Culture)Citizens' dialogue
Moderation: Martin Traxl
From waiver to profit. What Covid-19 has done with us and how to start a new freedom. Open dialogue with Hannes Swoboda, Margarethe Prinz-Büchl, Bishop Josef Marketz, Ernst Ulrich v. Weizsäcker, Villach major Günther Albel a.o.
12:00 p.m.FresachLunchtimeLunchtimeLunchtime
02:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterTalk with Cluas ReitanDeparture – 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, Pf. Lydia Burchhardt, pastoral theologian Regina Polak, Jochen Ressel, campaigning specialist Philipp Maderthaner 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.With Kathrin Stainer-Hämmerle, psychotherapist Wolfgang Martin Roth, authors Wolfgang Müller-Funk, Clementine Skorpil a.o. moderated by Martin Traxl (ORF).
06:00 p.m.FresachBreakBreakBreak
07:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterFestival of ToleranceLeaving for a new freedom. Readings with PEN Club Austria.Mario Keszner, Nathalie Rouanet, Sophie Reyer 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 Tolerance
Art after Corona. Moderation: Gunnar Sohn.
Literature quo vadisLiterary ways out of the exodus.PEN authors and publishers discuss the Covid 19 consequences, with young publisher Albert Eibl, PEN President Helmuth A. Niederle, Löcker publishing director Alexander Lellek and others.


29th May 2019 – ECONOMIC FORUM >> Museum Fresach and online

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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 industry is reinventing itself and how politics can contribute to this.Norbert Zimmermann, board member Berndorf AG und Schöller Bleckmann, 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 after corona. And what about a Green Deal?Podium round with Norbert Zimmermann (Berndorf), 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.LunchtimeLunchtimeLunchtimeLunchtime
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).
03:15 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), with Herbert Unterköfler, Kärntner Sparkasse AG Vorstand Gabriele Semmelrock-Werzer, Business Women Center CEO Daniela Stein, author Wolfgang Martin Roth.
06:00 p.m.Tolerance CenterBreakBreakBreak
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 >> Gasthaus “zum Wirt” only

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.
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