The finally printed Conference Program with annotations about last minute changes and cancelled presentationes may be downloaded here: Program-ENOC2014

Technical program

The technical program included:

  • Keynote lectures,
  • Minisymposia sessions on pre-defined topics,
  • Regular sessions on general topics,
  • Poster sessions (depending on the number of submissions),

and was organized in parallel sessions.

Social program

The social program included a welcome reception, a sightseeing trip and a banquet.

Information on the half-day excursion to Schönbrunn on Wednesday 9 July

ENOC conferences have a tradition of a half-day excursion during the conference. The excursion was organized in Schönbrunn, where we visited the imperial palace, the gardens, the famous zoo and the nearby Technical Museum. Afterwards, we met at a tavern next to the park (and zoo) for snacks and drinks.

Participants who want to remember the attractions offered during the excursion, may find the following information and links useful.

 TOUR 1
 SCHÖNBRUNN WALKING TOUR

 TOUR 2
 SCHÖNBRUNN TOUR BY TRAIN (less
  walking)

 TOUR 3
  TECHNICAL MUSEUM AND
  GARDEN TOUR

 TOUR 4
 SCHÖNBRUNN PALACE AND ZOO TOUR

  TOUR 5

  • This kind of tour is meant for participants who like to be independent, dont like crowds and are willing and able to explore Schönbrunn by themselves. Tour 5 is a non-guided tour and includes the admission tickets to the same attractions as Tour 1. But you will be on your own and can decide when you want to see what.

 

Information on the Conference Banquet on Thursday, 10 July, 7 pm

On Thursday evening, the official Conference Banquet took place in the “Orangerie” of Schönbrunn Palace.

Interested to know where the name “Orangerie” comes from? The orangery building was erected by Nicola Pacassi around the year 1745. The south-facing façade is decorated with alternating smaller and larger round arches with pilasters decorated with masks. The inside spaces are marked by sectionalized flat vaults and a floor heating system ensured an adequate room temperature. However, the Orangery was much more than simply a winter home for citrus trees and potted plants, as it also served as a blooming winter garden for the royals’ festivities. Joseph II thoroughly enjoyed parties with festive table decorations inside the Orangery, which was full of illuminated citrus trees and flowers. The back portion of the Orangery building is still being used in its original function to this day. In the front part, which has been renovated, the Schönbrunn Palace Concerts are held.

http://www.imagevienna.com/en/orangerie.html

Information on the Accompanying Persons Program on Tuesday, 8 July afternoon and Thursday 10 July morning

Persons registered for the Accompanying Persons Program (APP) were admitted to the social program of fully registered participants.

Moreover, on Tuesday, July 8, afternoon the group met at TU Meeting lounge, next to Mensa, at 1.30 p.m. Following a walk to the Hofburg, a guided tour (in English) of the Sisi Museum and the Emperor´s apartments took place. After an individual visit by audioguide of the treasures of the “Silberkammer”, the group enjoyed coffee and “Apfelstrudel” at the Hofburg Café.

Wednesday, July 9, afternoon was dedicated to a tour of the Schönbrunn Castle and gardens, see the Social Program for all registered participants.

On Thursday, July 10, morning the group met at TU Meeting lounge, at 9.40 a.m. A  private tour of the “Kunstkammer”, a section of the “Kunsthistorisches Museum” (Museum of Art) where the most important artifacts of the Habsburg collection are on display was scheduled for the last day of the APP.

 

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