Events & conferences

It is our mission to support the professional dialogue on spatial planning. OIR regularly organizes thematic conferences and workshops at home and abroad, thus contributing to raise awareness on spatial planning in Austria and Europe. We also support our clients in designing and organizing professional events and conferences.

On November 20th 2013 OIR conducted a workshop on ‘Potentials and Challenges of Styria in the European Context‘ at the premises of the Department for federal planning and regional...
On June 13th 2012 a workshop on the topic of “urban development and regional policy within the energy turnaround” took place. Barbara Saringer-Bory presented guidance...
Professional dialogue | 04.06.2012
Conference on metropolitan development in Central Europe
On June 1st 2012 the conference on metropolitan development in Central Europe took place at the Vienna University of Technology. The conference was the concluding event of the...
Professional dialogue | 25.05.2012
OIR-Workshop – SMART GRIDS WEEK in Bregenz
As part of the SMART GRIDS WEEK in Bregenz (21st to 25th of May 2012), the OIR organised a half-day workshop on the research project “INSPIRED REGIONS”. www....
Professional dialogue | 15.03.2012
OIR-Symposium: ‘Smart Cities – review’
About 70 professional experts from all over Austria were attending the event on smart cities on March 15th 2012 in the Media Tower in Vienna. In the morning session Austrian...
As part of the OIR-workshop discussion, the current status of the mid-term review of the “Operation Programme for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in Berlin” was...
Over more than ten years, the OIR is holding professional events to current, space-related issues to promote professional exchange of ideas. This series of professional events is...
Professional dialogue | 28.06.2011
OIR-Platform: ‘Mega-projects and regional planning‘
On June 28th 2011 the half-day OIR-Platform “Mega-projects and regional planning” took place. 35 participants were gathered in the new premises of ÖBB Infrastruktur AG at...
Professional dialogue | 23.11.2010
OIR-Platform: ‘New technologies for spatial planning‘
On November 23th 2010 the OIR-Platform with the title “new technologies for spatial planning” took place. Stephanie Novak and Gerald Kovacic conceived, organised and moderated the...
Professional dialogue | 04.08.2010
Review ‘Planning with wind power and at the water‘
On August 4th 2010 about 20 experts discussed projects dealing with the issues of wind and water. Gregori Stanzer, Bernd Schuh and Erich Dallhammer presented OIR’s projects....