It is not only the Standing Committee who’s hosting events on the EFA 2018. Many Clubs and Initiative Groups are planning public events during their stay in Alpbach. In addition, there are further events hosted by various organisations.
With the following list, we want to give you a short overview about what happens within and besides the official program of the European Forum Alpbach and the Standing Committee program.
Time: 21:30 – 23:00
Place: Hotel Alphof
Home of the Trivia! Club Alpbach Burgenland and Upper Austria invite you to a thrilling round of quizing. Glory and Honor awaits you.
Oxford, Cambridge… We help you apply to your university of choice!
Time: 18:30 – 20:00
Place: Hotel Alphof
Curious about studying at a top university in the UK? Project Access Austria is hosting a workshop to give tips and advice on how to turn your application into success! Be it the choice of university, funding or writing a motivational letter – we’ve got you covered!
Dates: 19.08.2018; 22.08.2018; 27.08.2018
Time and Place: For further information, please follow the link below
As every year, the Standing Committee has the opportunity to hand out tickets to several otherwise closed receptions.
For each reception, we have around 50 tickets available to us. The tickets will be given out randomly to all scholarship holders participating in the respective registration form. Please note, that you can only register for ONE of the receptions!
The Alpbach cultural year of 2018 will be marked by the new format: ‘Artists in Discourse’. For a whole day, a group of artists will delve into the general theme, ‘Diversity and Resilience’.
For each event, we have 10 tickets available to us. The tickets will be given out randomly to all scholarship holders participating in the respective registration form. Please note, that you can only register for ONE of the events!
Journey to Swarowski Kristallwelten in Wattens
Time: 8:30 – 13:00
Meeting Point: Busstation @ Hotel Böglerhof
Club Alpbach Tirol invites all participants to join them on their journey to the world-renowned “Swarovski Kristallwelten”, Wattens.
The bus journey is free! For more details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Time: 9:00 – 13:00
Place: Sportanlage Alpbach
The traditional soccer tournament will be organised by Club Alpbach Niederösterreich and Club Alpbach Steiermark this year. The stakes are high – as always!
Sign up your team containing six or more players with mixed genders via mail: email@example.com
Send us your team name, the name of your team captain including phone number and email address to register and stay in contact.
We are also looking for referees to keep the game fair. Please also get in contact via mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital libido – sex, power and violence in the network society
Time: 20:30 – 21:30
Place: Congress Center Alpbach, Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Swedish cyberphilosophers A. Bard & J. Söderqvist in their quest to understand basic human nature have observed personal archetypes in isolated tribes to test against big data on internet behavior to co-create data anthropology: a new science that will support a more diverse and resilient society.
Time: 20:00 – 23:00
Place: Congress Centrum Alpbach, Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Scholarship holders take to the stage at Club Alpbach Steiermark Speakers’ Night! Talented speakers will demonstrate their rhetorical skills as well as express their ideas and opinions. This year’s topic will be „50 shades of resilience – how diverse are they?“.
Time: 17:30 – 19:30
Place: Hotel Alphof, Alpbach, EG Speisesaal
Shermin Voshmgir shares exclusive insights into WU’s new Research Institute for Cryptoeconomics and presents interesting showcases that illustrate its first successes and research results. There will also be interactive opportunities to learn more about wallets, timestamping, and sustainability.