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Sightseeing in the Historical City: What Does Tourism Ask for?

Plenary / Panel
German and English language

What are the risks and opportunities of city tourism? What is it that makes a city interesting for tourists? What about the functionality of tourism? Which cultural and historical aspects are important for tourism in this respect?

Managing Director, Vienna Tourist Board, Vienna
Inspector, French Ministry of Culture and Communication, EFAP - European Forum for Architectural Policies, Brussels
Former Architect, Vienna
Director, Architekturzentrum Wien - The Austrian Architecture Museum Chair


Managing Director, Vienna Tourist Board, Vienna

1993-2003 Pressereferent, Finanz- und Wirtschaftsressorts der Stadt Wien
2003-2007 Geschäftsführer, departure wirtschaft, kunst und kultur GmbH, Wien
seit 2007 Geschäftsführer, WienTourismus, Wien

DI Gabriele SAILER

Former Architect, Vienna

 Studies at the Technical University Vienna
 Postgraduate Studies and Practice at Architect Poulsen, Copenhagen
 Professional Experiences at Architect Ursprunger and Prof. Riedl, Vienna
 Mother of three children
 Working Experiences as Consultant Architect
 Specialised in Refurbishment and Interior Design of Historic Buildings

Mag. phil. Angelika FITZ

Director, Architekturzentrum Wien - The Austrian Architecture Museum

 As curator she has realised, inter alia, projects on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, for European Capital of Culture Linz 2009, Architecture Center Vienna, Kunsthalle Wien, Secession and the European Union-India Economic Cross Cultural Programme
1998-2005 Several cultural projects in Southeast Asia
2003, 2005 Commissioner of the Austrian Contributions to the Architecture Biennale in Sao Paulo
2012-2016 Projects "We-Traders. Swapping Crisis for City"; "Actopolis. The Art of Action"; "Weltstadt. Who creates the city?"
since 2017 Director, Vienna Centre of Architecture - The Austrian Architecture Museum

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