Congress 9-10 October 2014

1st Day: 9 October 2014

Accessibility in Historic Buildings - Opportunities and Limitations

09:00 - 10:00
Reception + Registration
10:00 - 10:15
Opening by the patron; Welcome speech by the Burghauptmann, Mr. Reinhold Sahl
10:15 - 10:45
3H Spot (Historic House Hot Spot): Magyar Reneszánsz Alapítvány and North of England Civic Trust
Graham Bell / Magyar Reneszánsz Alapítvány and North of England Civic Trust
10:45 - 11:15
Accessibility in Austria - Standards vs Real Life
Maria R. Grundner / City of Vienna (Mobilitätsagentur Wien GmbH / Mobility Agency Vienna)
11:15 - 12:00
Design for All - The New Approach for Accessibility
Finn Petrén / EIDD European Institute for Design and Disability
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break and Networking
13:30 - 16:10
Stream 1: Stream 1: International Examples
WS 1.1: WS 1.1: Accessibility Projects in Europe
Marcus Weisen / Accessibilité Musées Patrimoine
WS 1.2: Visitors with disabilities - Accessibility of National Trust houses and buildings
Cory Cullen + Heather Smith / National Trust England
Pause
WS 1.3: Examples of municipal practice for dealing with accessibility in historical monuments in Gotha and Leipzig
Klaus Schmitz-Gielsdorf / City of Gotha

Stream 2: National Examples
WS 2.1: Accessible Government Building - Case Study: Stubenring 1
Peter Eckhardt / BHÖ
WS 2.2: Accessible Municipalities
Speaker to be notified
WS 2.3: Accessible Universities - Case Study: University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Speaker to be notified / BIG

Stream 3: Accessibility - A Multitude of Requirements
WS 3.1: Accessibility - Needs and Requirements of People with Reduced Mobility
Hans-Jürgen Groß/ Kompetenzzentrum für Barrierefreiheit + DI Georg Schrattenecker / Sachverständiger
WS 3.2: Accessibility - Needs and Requirements of People with Impaired Vision and Blindness (incl. of pictograms)
Doris Ossberger / Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverband Österreich (Austrian association for the blind and partially sighted)
WS 3.3: Accessibility - Semantive-Cognitive Requirements ("Simple Language")
Speaker to be notified
16:30 - 17:00
Accessibility and Historic Preservation
Bayr. Landesamt für Denkmalpflege (Bavarian Office for the Preservation of Historic Monuments)
17:00 - 18:00
Penal discussion: Accessible Historic Buildings - Possibilities, Needs and Limitations
Reinhold Sahl/DIin Doris Ossberger/Hans-Jürgen Gross/Dr. Bernd Vollmar

 

2nd Day: 10 October 2014

Accessibility in Historic Buildings - From an Organisational Perspective

09:00 - 09:15
Opening
09:15 - 10:00
Accessibility and Architecture
Barbara Sima-Ruml / Architect
10:00 - 11:00
Accessibility: Need for Action - Case Study of the Hofburg of Vienna
Hans-Jürgen Groß + Georg Schrattenecker, MBA / HJG - Consulting
11:00 - 11:15
Pause
11:15 - 12:00
Tourism for all - Accessible Tourism
Gerlinde Weilinger / Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:15
Accessible Events
Speaker to be notified / City of Vienna / MA36
14:15 - 15:15
Accessibility for Firefighters
Christian Feiler / Vienna Professional Firefighters
15:30 - 17:30
Case Studies: Experiences and On-Site Visits
Case Study 1: Winter Palace of Prince Eugene / BHÖ
Case Study 2: Ceremonial Hall / Austrian National Library
Case Study 3: Temple of Theseus / BHÖ