Session 1

The revival of resilient mountain communities

What constitutes a new model of “Alpine urbanism” or “live-work-play” in the Alps? The success story of Ostana, Piedmont, Italy: visual narratives, social networks and design solutions.

Speakers: Enrica Alberti, Commune di Ostana, Melanie Rottmann, MonViso Institute, Ostana/Bolzano, Dr. Romano Wyss, EPFL Lausanne
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Tobias Luthe, HTW Chur

Category: Alps & Demographics


12.10.2016
EN
Golf Resort, Room Simssee

Session 2

Best practice examples on land use and nature protection – compatible renewable energy projects in the Alpine region

Speakers: Karin Svadlenak-Gomez (Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology FIWI of the Vetmeduni Vienna), Jakob Dietachmair (CIPRA International), Roberto Vaccaro (EURAC Research – Institute for Renewable Energy), local representatives of four Renewable Energy best practice examples

Category: Climate change & Sustainable development


12.10.2016
DE IT FR SL
Golf Resort – Room Geigelstein

Session 3

Mountain Sports & Health

The benefits of mountain sports for health and quality of life and the role of health in the project “Mountaineering villages”

Speakers: Jürgen Einwanger, Liliana Dagostin

Category: Alps & Quality of Life


12.10.2016
DE
Golf Resort, Room Chiemsee

Session 4

We are the climate!

Reflections on climate friendly behaviour and lifestyles through youth- and citizens- participation based on the projects “Youth alpine express” and “100max”

Speakers: Martin Strele, Kairos Wirkungsforschung und Entwicklung,
Presenter: Michaela Hogenboom, CIPRA International
Category: Climate change & Sustainable development


12.10.2016
DE FR IT SL EN
Grosser Heftersaal

Session 5

Make the Alpine Space a better place to live!

The Interreg Alpine Space quiz about cooperation in the Alps

Speakers: Thomas Fleury, Interreg Alpine Space
Presenter: Cassiano Luminati, Regione Valposchiavo
Category: Open session


12.10.2016
EN
Golf Resort, Room Kaminzimmer

Session 6

Boosting Alpine communities

How to stimulate and mobilize bottom-up entrepreneurial activities and participatory strategies across the Alpine space

Speakers: Prof. Siegfried Alberton (SUPSI), Dr. Stefan Lüthi (Hochschule Luzern HSLU), Dr. Ivan Ureta (SUPSI)

Category: Alps & Demographics


13.10.2016
EN
Kleiner Heftersaal

Session 7

Cultural creatives in the Alps

How do they drive social innovation and transition?

Speakers: Luisa Pedrazzini, Regione Lombardia, Bruno Zanon, University of Trento, Chiara Kirschner & Kirsten Koop, University of Grenoble, Julia Scharting, Innsbruck University, Barbara Wülser, CIPRA International

Category: Alps & Culture


13.10.2016
EN FR IT DE SL
Grosser Heftersaal

Session 8

The development of tourism in historical perspective

Influences on local Alpine communities and the learning outcomes for today


13.10.2016
EN
Tourist information, Sitzungssaal

Session 9

Alpine Pasture Action: new methods for activity-based learning and opinion making

Puppet play and other alternative methods to learn about pastures and alpine biodiversity


13.10.2016
DE
Golf Resort Achental, Room Simssee

Session 10

Ecological connectivity for the benefit of all

Learning from the Pilot Regions of Ecological Connectivity of the Alpine Convention


Presenter: Bettina Hedden-Dunkhorst, Yann Kohler
Category: Open session


13.10.2016
EN
Golf Resort Achental, Room Chiemsee

Session 11

Immigration as opportunity for Alpine regions?

Opportunities and challenges for peripheral regions in the context of welcome culture and good governance

Speakers: Ingrid Machold, Bundesanstalt für Bergbauernfragen, Doris Hagspiel, Regional management organization Upper Austria, Andrea Membretti, University of Milan-Bicocca, Sarah Huber, SMArt (Sustainable Mountain Art)

Category: Alps & Demographics


13.10.2016
DE EN
Kleiner Heftersaal

Session 12

Cultural creatives in the Alps – 2

Who and where are they in the Alps, and how do they transform everyday life and work in tune with the challenges of transition?

Speakers: Luisa Pedrazzini, Regione Lombardia, Bruno Zanon, University of Trento, Chiara Kirshner & Kirsten Koop, University of Grenoble, Julia Scharting, Innsbruck University, Barbara Wülser, CIPRA International

Category: Alps & Culture


13.10.2016
EN FR DE IT SL
Grosser Heftersaal

Session 13

FEEDING THE ALPS: Energy for Culture

Discussing a cross-disciplinary, transnational and participative approach to Alpine food cultural heritage as a central element of Alpine identity and a driver for sustainable economic growth

Speakers: Cristina Cappellini, Assessore alle Culture, Identità e Autonomie della Regione Lombardia (tbc), Emily Rini, Assessore regionale all’istruzione e cultura della regione Valle d'Aosta, Renata Meazza, Direttore dell’Archivio di Etnografia e Storia Sociale della Regione Lombardia, Ilaria Guglielmetti, Dipartimento di Design del Politecnico di Milano, Prof. Benedetta Ubertazzi, Avvocato, Università Milano Bicocca
Presenter: Cassiano Luminati, Direttore Polo Poschiavo
Category: Alps & Quality of Life


13.10.2016
EN IT
Tourist information, Sitzungssaal

Session 15

Model the Alps!

Solutions for natural and cultural heritage valorisation


Category: Open session


13.10.2016
EN
Golf Resort Achental, Room Chiemsee

Session 16

No to the abandonment of the mountains!

Analysis of the causes and possible remedies. The future of the mountains lies in the rediscovery of traditions.

Speakers: Marinella Masala, International Study Center G.A.I.A., Maurizio Gai, planner and implementer of Centro Natura
Presenter: Maurizio Gai, Director Internazional Study Center G.A.I.A.
Category: Alps & Demographics


13.10.2016
IT
Tourist information, Sitzungssaal

Session 17

Urban Mountains – a case for two

Highland and Lowland Interrelations in the Focus of Research and Culture

Speakers: Monika Gärtner, Museum Huber-Hus, Lech a.A. (AT), Friederike Kaiser, Alpines Museum des DAV, Munich (DE), Evelyn Reso, Touriseum Meran (IT), Andreas Rudigier, Vorarlberg Museum, Bregenz (AT)
Presenter: Beat Hächler, Alpines Museum, Bernhard Tschofen, University of Zurich
Category: Alps & Culture


13.10.2016
DE EN FR IT SL
Grosser Heftersaal

Session 18

Don’t let our region die!

Language, emotions and taboos as valuable resources for regional development


Presenter: Barbara Ebetsberger De Dominicis, Wolfgang Pfefferkorn
Category: Alps & Quality of Life


13.10.2016
IT DE
Kleiner Heftersaal

Session 20

At your service!

Speed networking and world café on services of general interest.

Speakers: Alison Garnier-Rivers, ADEC - Association pour le Développement des Entreprises et des Compétences, Peter Niederer, Swiss mountain centre, Ewald Moser, Europaregion Tirol – Südtirol – Trentino (tbc)
Presenter: Stefania Amorosi, Interreg Alpine Space
Category: Open session


13.10.2016
EN
Golf Resort, Room Chiemsee

Session 21

Diversity wins! Migration in alpine municipalities

Municipalities are encouraged to take an active role in the handling of diversity and thereby to contribute to a positive cooperation between new inhabitants and the local population.

Speakers: Oliver Christoph, Gemeindeverband Vorarlberg, Giacomo Lombardo, Sindaco Ostana, Pfarrer Jörg Wuttge, Verein AGAPE, Andreas Postner, HTL Rankweil
Presenter: Gabriele Greussing, Allianz in den Alpen
Category: Alps & Demographics


14.10.2016
DE FR IT SL EN
Grosser Heftersaal

Session 22

Traditional crafts and local dialects – how to maintain them?

Approaches to reanimating landscape-forming activities and dialects in the regional Nature Park Pfyn-Finges

Speakers: Edmund Steiner (Naturpark Pfyn-Finges / Erlebniswelt Roggen Erschmatt), Jennifer Skolovski (Naturpark Pfyn-Finges), Marianne Steiner (Erlebniswelt Roggen Erschmatt), Roni Vonmoos-Schaub (Sortengarten Erschmatt / Erlebniswelt Roggen Erschmatt)

Category: Alps & Culture


14.10.2016
DE
Kleiner Heftersaal

Session 23

AlpEducation

Making the Alps a profession? Which competences are needed in mountain regions? How can vocational and academic training be communicated and linked?


14.10.2016
DE EN
Tourist information, Sitzungssaal

Session 25

Shaping the future on wasteland and in disused buildings

Sustainable settlement development in Alpine towns and villages

Speakers: Fred Frohofer, Arnold Hirschbühl, Maria Lezzi
Presenter: Claire Simon
Category: Open session


14.10.2016
DE FR SL IT
Golf Resort Achental, Room Geigelstein

Session 26

Diversity wins! Migration in alpine municipalities

Municipalities are encouraged to take an active role in the handling of diversity and thereby to contribute to a positive cooperation between new inhabitants and the local population.

Speakers: Oliver Christof, Gemeindeverband Vorarlberg, Giacomo Lombardo, Sindaco Ostana, Pfarrer Jörg Wuttge, Verein AGAPE, Andreas Postner, HTL Rankweil
Presenter: Gabriele Greussing, Allianz in den Alpen
Category: Alps & Demographics


14.10.2016
DE FR IT SL
Grosser Heftersaal

Session 27

Seeds of culture

Hemp: the new green gold and its potentials for sustainable alpine economy, culture and ecology

Speakers: Andrea Cottini, Stefania Cerutti, Christoph Kirchler, Filippo Favilli

Category: Alps & Culture


14.10.2016
IT
Kleiner Heftersaal

Session 28

Roaring deer, babbling brooks

Conserving open landscapes: concepts, strategies, experiences, visions, prejudices and resistance

Speakers: Patrizia Rossi, former director of the Alpi Marittime Natural Park, Italy, Bernhard Kohler, Head of Biodiversity Programme, WWF Austria
Presenter: Wolfgang Pfefferkorn, CIPRA International
Category: Alps & Quality of Life


14.10.2016
DE FR IT SL
Golf Resort Achental, Geigelstein

Session 29

Climate change adaptation plans in Alpine regions

How to cope with the socio-economic impacts of climate change in tourism, health and businesses

Speakers: Patrick Biard, Rhônalpénergie-Environnement, Sylvain Charlot (tbc), Atout France, Vincent Roger (tbc), COPLER

Category: Climate change & Sustainable development


14.10.2016
EN
Tourist information, Sitzungssaal