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University of Applied Arts Vienna

TRANSFORM Symposium Vienna


TRANSFORM Symposium "The Art of Transformation"

27. - 29.10.2021, University of Applied Arts, Vienna.


From October 27 - 29, experts from the fields of art and science, research and teaching are invited to reflect on the future of education and career prospects for students.

Questioning and exploring pedagogical formats, inter- and transdisciplinary bridging methods and new technological tools for the future of academic teaching and research are the topics of the symposium.

In addition to the Rector of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Gerald Bast, the Professor of Experimental Game Cultures, Margarete Jahrmann, the Head of International Programs in Sustainable Developments, Katharina Gsöllpointner and the Professor of Language Arts, Monika Rinck, the Vice Rector for Innovation and Researchers* of the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU), Christopher Lindinger, Professor at the Institute of Experimental Physics, Martin Kaltenbrunner (JKU), Professor at the Institute of Sociology, Uli Meyer (JKU), the Head of the Department of Continuing Education Research and Educational Technologies at Danube University Krems, Stefan Oppl, as well as the Head of the Department of Materials Chemistry at the University of Vienna, Alexander Bismarck, and many other teachers and researchers from the three collaborating institutions. Impulses, reflections and critique will be provided by, among others, Katharina Rogenhofer, initiator of the climate protection referendum, Jan Boelen, artistic director of the experimental materials research center Atelier LUMA in Arles, France and Christian Pohl the former co-director of td-net of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences and TdLab of the Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich.

The symposium will take place on site (Auditorium & Flux II) at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and can also be attended online via stream.

Further information and the possibility to register can be found at the TRANSFORM Symposium website.





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