FAQs

How can I participate in the conference?

Unfortunately tickets are limited, but with a bit of luck, you can get a ticket for this year's conference by registering here. After that you will be on a waiting list, and we kindly ask you for your patience. You will be informed if you have been selected until June 7th.

When will registration open?

Registration opens on April 26th and closes on June 7th

What is the registration cost?

There is no cost involved.

Is lunch included?

Yes. There will be a vegetarian/vegan buffet during the lunch break. There will also be coffee and soft drinks throughout the day.

Who will be there?

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the host of the AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT will be joined by the Austrian Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen, who traditionally serves as the event's honorary patron. Further guests are Michael Regan, Administrator U.S Environmental Protection Agency and Executive Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans, as well as climate activist Luisa Neubauer and entertainer Joko Winterscheidt. For the full speaker list please click here

What are the topics this year and where can I find an exact program?

You can find the full program here

What are the COVID regulations and measures?

The safety and health of our guests is our highest priority and we can assure you that we will strictly follow all current Covid-19 Virus regulations and recommendations put forth by the Federal Government.

What is the dress code for the conference?

Business casual

I am unable to travel to Vienna. Can I participate in the conference online?

You can watch the entire conference via Livestream on our homepage at www.austrianworldsummit.com or also join in, discuss and network via our B2Match Online Tool .

Where can I get media accreditation?

Access to the press areas of the event is only possible with accreditation. For security reasons, an upload of a valid press card is absolutely necessary. Representatives of the media must register here. Places at the conference are limited, we therefore kindly ask you to register in due time, but latest by June 10th 2022.

When do I get my ticket?

After registration you will be on a waiting list, and we kindly ask you for your patience. You will receive a firm refusal or confirmation of your participation no later than June 10th 2022.

Where is the conference?

The conference will take place in the Hofburg palace in Vienna. The entrance is at the Heldenplatz.

Hofburg Vienna
Entrance: Heldenplatz
1010 Vienna, Austria
www.hofburg.com

How can I get to the conference venue?

You can easily reach the venue with public transportation:

From the airport to the City Center:

  • City Airport Train (CAT) – Direct Connection to Wien Mitte/Landstrasse, 16 minutes
  • Rapid Train S7 – Connection to Wien Mitte/Landstrasse, 26 minutes
  • Airport Bus – Connection to Morzinplatz, 23 minutes

Direct connection to the Hofburg Vienna:

  • Station U3 "Herrengasse", walking distance to the Hofburg 5 min
  • City Bus, stop Michaelerplatz, walking time to Hofburg 3 min
  • City (CAT) Airport Train Vienna International Airport to station "Wien Mitte" 16 min, Connection with U3/U4 5 min

Citybike

Citybike Wien is a sustainable and environmentally friendly system of public transport. You can hire bikes at 110 bike stations across the city and return them at any station. To use this service a very quick one-time registration (1,00 € only) is required via the Internet or directly at a Citybike station. For registration you need a MAESTRO card, credit card from VISA, Master-Card or JCB. The first hour of every ride is free of charge, afterwards it costs 1,00 € for each additional hour



Is the AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT organized in an environmentally friendly way?
Green Event

The AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT will be organised according to the standards of the Austrian Green Meetings eco-label. For more information: here

Conservation of resources & Regionality

For all materials in use as well as for the catering conservation of resources, the protection of the environment and sustainability are top priorities. Food originates from regional and organic production and fair trade respectively. Also give-aways fulfil the sustainability standards. In order to avoid waste, drinks and meals will be served solely in and on reusable dishes. Leftovers can be taken home in the “Tafelbox”. For each box 20 cent go to the Austrian Tafeln, a charity organization, which serves impoverished people with saved food.

Environmentally-friendly mobility

It is especially important to us that participants can travel to and from the venue in an environmentally friendly manner. The venue, Hofburg, is located centrally and can be conveniently reached by public transport (for more on transportation, also see above). There is sufficient space to park bicycles around the venue. Furthermore, there is also a city-bike station as well as e-charging stations (for example, in the garage on Robert-Stolzplatz).

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