The INTERPRAEVENT 2024 is jointly organized by the Austrian Service for Torrent and Avalanche Control, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management and the Environment Agency Austria, which play a key role for sustainable protection of settlement areas and the natural environment in Austria, in cooperation with the research society INTERPRAEVENT.

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Programme comittee

Responsible for the programme is the Scientific and technical advisory board of INTERPRAEVENT, the members are:

  • BEYER PORTNER Niki, Switzerland
  • COMITI Francesco, Italy
  • FISCHER Jan Thomas, Austria
  • HILLER Helene Priska, Norway
  • HÜBL Johannes, Austria
  • KOBOLTSCHNIG Gernot, Austria
  • LAIGLE Dominique, France
  • MARGRETH Stefan, Switzerland
  • MAYER Karl, Germany
  • MIKOŠ Matjaž, Slovenia
  • OLEFS Marc, Austria
  • RICHARD Didier, France
  • RUDOLF-MIKLAU Florian, Austria
  • SCHNEIDER Josef, Austria
  • SIMONINI Paolo, Italy
  • STOFFEL Markus, Switzerland
  • UCHIDA Taro, Japan

The board is also responsible for the reviewing process. Details and instructions for the reviewers of INTERPRAEVENT 2024 are available in the following document:

 

Organising Committee

The national organising committee is responsible for preparing and running the conference. The members are nominated by the partner organisations. The following people are part of the core team:

  • RUDOLF-MIKLAU Florian (Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management), Chair of Conference Organisation
  • RIEDER Katharina (Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management), Conference Organiser
  • KURZWEIL Agnes (Environment Agency Austria), Conference Co-Organiser
  • HIEKE Helena (Austrian Research Centre for Forests (BFW)), Coference Co-Organiser
  • HEIL Kilian (Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management), Liaison Officer 
  • OFFENZELLER Martina (Environment Agency Austria), Adaptation Expert and Excursion Programme 
  • SCHAUPPENLEHNER Theresa (Columbus Congress & Events), Professional Conference Organiser
  • SCHERZER-ZWINZ Petra (Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management), Chief Executive Department  | Central Services Unit 7a | Head of Event Management)
  • TEICH Michaela (Austrian Research Centre for Forests (BFW)), Women’s Programme
  • STILC Valentin (Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management), Student’s Programme 
  • PICHLER Andreas (Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management), Summit
  • NEUHOLD Clemens (Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Regions and Water Management), Technical Advisor
  • LEITNER Markus (Environment Agency Austria), Adaptation Expert and Technical Advisor
  • GLADE Thomas (University of Vienna), Technical and Scientific Advisor)
  • RESCH Christian (Disaster Competence Network Austria), Technical Advisor
  • KOBOLTSCHNIG Gernot (International Research Society INTERPRAEVENT), Business Manager

Find the members of the extended organising committee here:

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