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100.  Successful Implementation Processes for Energy System Transformation while Protecting Biodiversity
Design and facilitation of the kick-off-event, the follow-up-workshops und the final event as well as supporting process-management
commissioned by Ökobüro – Allianz of the Environmental Movement in Austria / Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism, 2017-2018

99. Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Viennese Waste Management Plan and Waste Avoidance Program 2019-2024
Process management
commissioned by the City of Vienna, Department of Waste Management, 2017-2018

98. Wisdom Council concerning the redesign of Kaiser-Josef-Platz in the City of Wels
Design and facilitation of the wisdom council
commissioned by the city administration of Wels, 2017-2018

97. Planning dialog Emden-Conneforde
Design and facilitation of the participation event for politicians and public servants concerning the underground cable pilot project through the bird protection area "Fehntjer Tief"
commissioned by the German transmission system operator TenneT, 2017

96. Public Participation for the Development of Corridors for the Direct Current Underground Cable “SuedOstLink”
Design of the participation process and facilitation of the participation events in Eastern Bavaria between Hof and Landshut
commissioned by the German transmission system operator TenneT, 2016-2017

95. Assistance to the 10 guiding principles of good public participation
Preparation of the assistance for the working group „quality“ of the Alliance of Diverse Democracy
commissioned by the German Bertelsmann-Stiftung, 2016

94. German Environmental Programm 2030
Co-facilitation of the wisdom councils for public participation in Düsseldorf und in Hannover, together with Schäfer & Breuss GbR
commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, 2016

93. Handbook for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for wind power plants in Lower Austria
Author of the Handbook, together with RaumRegionMensch
commissioned by the Provincial Government of Lower Austria, 2015 - 2017

92. „We go on foot“
Facilitation of the event „Smart on the way“
commissioned by the Viennese Adult Education Center, 2015

91. Public Participation „Energy Transition Ruhr“
Supporting the process design and facilitation of the wisdom council and the workshop, together with Nonno Breuss
http://www.energiewende-ruhr.de/index.php?id=44
commissioned by the Institute for Cultural Sciences at Essen University, 2015

90. Public Participation on the Future Use of the Barrack Site in Klosterneuburg
Design of the participation process and facilitation of the participation events for citizens and members of the city council
http://www.klosterneuburg.at/kaserne
commissioned by the city administration of Klosterneuburg, 2014-2015

89. 10 Years of Local Agenda 21 in Lower Austria
Support of preparing and carrying out the event
commissioned by the Provincial Government of Lower Austria, 2014

88. Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Spatial Plan of Güssing
Supporting the scoping and contributing to the environmental report, together with Ökologik and T-Solutions
commissioned by the city administration of Güssing, 2014

87. Update of the Viennese Practice Book Participation
commissioned by the City of Vienna, Department of Urban Development and Urban Planning, 2014

86. Strategy Group „Public Participation”
Supporting the event designs and facilitating the meetings in spring 2014
commissioned by ÖGUT, 2014

85. Wisdom Council on Vienna’s new Transport Concept
Preparation and Facilitation
commissioned by the Association Local Agenda 21 in Vienna, 2014

84. Public Forum „Surprise“ on Surveillance, Privacy and Security
Table facilitation
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences – Institute for Technology Assessment, 2014

83. Feedback Meeting with Citizens on the Draft of the Viennese City Development Plan 2025
Co-Facilitation
commissioned by the Association Local Agenda 21 in Vienna, 2014

82. SmartCityGrid-CoOpt Expert Workshop to optimize Criteria for Plus Energy Buildings
Expert contributions
commissioned by Technikum Vienna, 2014

81. Public Participation Demo-Energy – Research Project on the Transformation of the Energy System as a Driver of Democratic Innovation
Design and facilitation of public participation in two hotspot areas of the expansion of the electricity network in Germany, together with ICG und IKU
commissioned by the Institute for Cultural Sciences at Essen University and TenneT, 2014-2015

80. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) – Experience Exchange to Foster Good Practice in Austria
Continuing the SEA-collection, supporting a Community of Practice for SEA practitioners and writing SEA info sheets
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2013-2015

79. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Waste Management Plan of the Province of Baden-Württemberg
Supporting the SEA and carrying out public participation, together with BiPro GmbH
commissioned by the Provincial Government of Baden-Württemberg, 2013-2014

78. Public Participation – Transfer to Practice
Carrying out an event about the Austrian Standards of Public Participation, report about the public participation processes of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management (part 2), contributions to the update of the Aarhus implementation report and support of public participation in Austria
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2012-2014

77. In-house-Workshop for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in the Province of Burgenland
Conducting the workshop
commissioned by the Provincial Government of Burgenland, 2013

76. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Wind Energy Program of Lower Austria
Supporting the scoping
commissioned by the Provincial Government of Lower Austria, 2013

75. Spatial Planning with the People – Handbook for Public Participation in Local Development Planning in the Province of Lower Austria
Author of the handbook
commissioned by the Provincial Government of Lower Austria, 2013

74. 10. Wood Forum – Forest Dialogue
Facilitation of the meeting
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2013

73. Public participation to the urban development plan „Eisenstadt 2030“
Design of the participation process and facilitation of the participation events for citizens and members of the city council
commissioned by the city administration of Eisenstadt, 2013

72. Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the spatial plan of Müllendorf
Comments to the environmental report
commissioned by the Environmental Ombudsman of the Austrian province Burgenland, 2013

71. Austrian Handbook for Strategic Environmental Assessment
Up-date 2013
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences – Institute for Technology Assessment, 2013
in German: Handbuch Strategische Umweltprüfung

70. 1st Viennese-wide Wisdom Council on Urban Development „Vienna is growing“
Preparation and Facilitation
commissioned by the Association Local Agenda 21 in Vienna, 2013

69. Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Spatial Plan Rudersdorf
Comments on the screening document for the adoption of the spatial plan
commissioned by the community administration of Rudersdorf, 2013

68. Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) – collecting good practice examples
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2012-2013

67. e-MAT: Development and Implementation of EIA-Management Tools for Cross Border Regions in Austria and Slovakia
Contributions concerning strategic environmental assessment and public participation
commissioned by the Austrian Environmental Expert Group, 2012-2013

66. Impulse Platform of the Local Agenda 21 Vienna
Moderation of a dynamic facilitation workshop
commissioned by the Association Local Agenda 21 in Vienna, 2012

65. Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Spatial Plan Güssing
Comments to the environmental report
commissioned by the Environmental Ombudsman of the Austrian province Burgenland, 2012

64. 1st Austrian-wide Wisdom Council on the Future of Agriculture
Preparation and Facilitation
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the Netzwerk Land, 2012

63. 1st Youth Wisdom Council in Lower Austria
Facilitation
commissioned by the Lower Austrian State Administration, 2012

62. Austrian Handbook for Strategic Environmental Assessment
Up-date 2012
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences – Institute for Technology Assessment, 2012
in German: Handbuch Strategische Umweltprüfung

61. Focus group „Participation in learning of elderly people in Hartberg“
Facilitation of the focus group
commissioned by the Education Network Styria, 2012

60. Practice Book Participation – Developing the City together (Handbook on Public Participation in the Viennese City Development)
Author of the handbook and contributions to the participative development process together with Kontext and neu&kühn
commissioned by the City of Vienna, Department of Urban Development and Urban Planning, 2011-2012
In German: Praxisbuch Partizipation

59. Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Viennese Waste Management Plan and Waste Avoidance Program 2013-2018
Process management
commissioned by the City of Vienna, Department of Waste Management, 2011-2012

58. Pilot Project „Health Impact Assessment for the compulsory kindergarten year“
Advice regarding the participation process
commissioned by Gesundheit Österreich GmbH, 2011-2012

57. Conference of Ideas for Austrian Public Health Goals
Facilitation of the Conference
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Health, 2011

56. Public participation for the Development of Health Care Goals for Austria
Preparation of the public participation process
commissioned by Gesundheit Österreich GmbH, 2010 – 2011

55. Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Waste Management Plan of Liechtenstein
Process management
commissioned by the Government of Liechtenstein, 2010 – 2011

54. Public participation for the spatial plan of Mödling
Preparation and carrying out the public participation process
commissioned by the Mödling City Administration, 2010 – 2011
In German: article, pdf-Format, 800 KB

53. Trainings for the Standards for Public Participation
Presentation and 1-day in-house-seminar for the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Abt. V/8, 2010 – 2011

52. Guidelines to the Standards for Public Participation in Austria, Version 2011
Assistance of the amendments of e-participation and of the layout
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Abt. V/8, 2010 – 2011
Standards of Public Participation, pdf-Format, 2 MB
Guidelines to the Standards of Public Participation, (in German), pdf-Format, 6 MB

51. Workshop on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
Facilitation of the workshop
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Environment, 2010

50. Austrian Handbook for Strategic Environmental Assessment
Up-date 2010
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences - Institute for Technology Assessment, 2010
in German: Handbuch Strategische Umweltprüfung

49. SEA of the Belgian multi annual rail investment programmes
Research on practical experience in Austria
commissioned by Arcadis, Belgium, 2010

48. Public Participation in Vorarlberg
1-day seminar at the Academy of Public Administration of Vorarlberg
commissioned by the Vorarlberg State administration, 2010

47. Strategic Environmental Assessment of the New Agro Centre in Luxembourg
Process management
commissioned by DE VERBAND, Luxemburg, 2010
http://www.sup.lu

46. Urban SMS (soil management strategy)
Contributions to the guidelines for taking into account soil aspects in SEAs and EIAs
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Environment, 2010 – 2011

45. Websites for Public Participation
Contributions to the content of the websites concerning public participation on www.digitales.oesterreich.gv.at and www.help.gv.at
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Abt. V/8, 2009

44. Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) - collecting good practice examples
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2009-2011

43. Conference "Grüngewandt"
Facilitation of the conference for building material, recycling and project management for buildings
commissioned by ADPL-solutions international GmbH, 2009

42. Strategic environmental assessment spatial plan Oberwart
Investigation if SEA is mandatory or not for the 6th update of the spatial plan of the community of Oberwart
commissioned by the Environmental Ombudsman of the Austrian province Burgenland, 2009

41. Handbook of Public Participation for the Communities and the Province of Vorarlberg
Drafting the manual and facilitating the working group
commissioned by the Vorarlberg State administration, 2009-2010
in German: Handbuch Bürgerbeteiligung. Für Land und Gemeinden, pdf-Format, 1 MB

40. Austrian Handbook for Strategic Environmental Assessment
up-date 2009
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences - Institute for Technology Assessment, 2009
in German: Handbuch Strategische Umweltprüfung

39. CIVISTI – Citizen Visions on Science, Technology and Innovation
Facilitation of the Austrian citizen panel in June 2009 and October 2010
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences - Institute for Technology Assessment, 2009 and 2010

38. Conference on reusable beverage containers
Facilitation of the conference
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Environment and the Federal Chamber of Labour, 2009

37. Implementation of the Standards of Public Participation
Documentation of the public participation processes of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management and study on the intersections between public participation processes and political decision makers
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2008-2009
In German: Beteiligungsprozesse des Lebensministeriums, pdf-Format, 2MB

36. Monitoring for the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Viennese Waste Management Plan 2007
Process management
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Environment and Department of Waste Management, 2008-2009

35. Austrian Handbook for Strategic Environmental Assessment
3rd edition
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences - Institute for Technology Assessment, 2008

34. ZIP 2015 – Goal Finding Process of the Department of Waste Management of the Vienna City Administration
Facilitation of the workshops
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Waste Management, 2008

33. E-Democracy & E-Participation working group of the Austrian Federal Chancellery
Member of the working group and contributions to the white paper on e-democracy and e-participation in Austria, to the Austrian e-democracy strategy and to further products of the working group
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2008-2010

32. OECD Steering group on open and inclusive policy making
Representation of Austria in the working group meeting in March 2008 and contributions to the report of the working group
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2008

31. SEA-Handbook for Liechtenstein
Consulting and co-author
commissioned by the Department for Environmental Protection of Liechtenstein, 2008

30. Process for up-dating the federal guidelines for environmental subsidies in Austria
Process management according to the "Process for the development of policies and legislation, which contribute to sustainable development" (1st pilot project), 2008
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2008

29. Pilot project for the application of the Standards for Public Participation in Austria for the status-quo-survey on youth policy in Austria
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Health, Family and Youth, 2008-2009

28. SEA for the Viennese NO2-programme
Consulting on the SEA process
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Environment, 2008

27. Workshop on the Viennese waste baling plant
Preparation, carrying out and follow-up of the workshop
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Waste Management, 2007

26. Process for the development of policies and legislation, which contribute to sustainable development – illustration of the process by case studies
Elaboration of case studies to illustrate the process
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2007

25. Development of the Network "Sustainable Development Vienna"
Support of the Viennese Department of Environment
commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Environment, 2007

24. Aarhus Workshop on "Public participation in strategic decision-making (PPSD)"
support of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management in preparing and running the workshops on 3 & 4 Dec. 2007 in Sofia commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2007
http://www.unece.org/env/pp/ppsd.htm

23. Sustainability Impact Assessment with integrated Strategic Environmental Assessment for regional planning in Switzerland
advising the development of an assessment method
commissioned by the Federal Office for Spatial Development ARE (Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication), 2007

22. Strategic Environmental Assessment - collecting good practice examples
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2007-2008

21. Guidelines to the Standards for Public Participation in Austria
author
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the Austrian Federal Chancellery, 2006-2008
Guidelines to the Standards of Public Participation, (in German), pdf-Format, 6 MB

20. Process for the development of policies and legislation, which contribute to sustainable development
development of methodological tools
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2006
www.lebensministerium.at/umwelt/nachhaltigkeit/monitoring_bewertung/Vernetzung.html

19. Operational Programme Alpine Space II
comments to the environmental report
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2006

18. Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Viennese Waste Management Plan 2007
process management
commissioned by the City of Vienna, Department of Waste Management, 2006-2007

17. Theme of the month February, 2006 "Sustainability impact assessment" for www.nachhaltigkeit.at
  compilation of content for Austria's internet platform for sustainable development, together with Judith Galla (Research Institute for Managing Sustainability, The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration)
commissioned by The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, 2006

16. Strategic Environmental Assessment for the Waste Management Plan of Vorarlberg
  process management
commissioned by the Vorarlberg State administration, 2005-2006
www.vorarlberg.at/abfallwirtschaftsplan (in German)

15. Standards of Public Participation in Austria
  coordinating a task force for the development of official quality standards of public participation to be applied by Austrian government officials;
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the Austrian Federal Chancellery, 2005-2006
Standards of Public Participation (adopted by the Austrian Government on 2 July 2008), pdf-Format, 70 KB
awarded with the "Best Practice Certificate" of the European Public Service Award EPSA 2009, www.epsa2009.eu

14. Study on the actual effects of the SEA of the Viennese Waste Management Plan
  commissioned by the Vienna City Administration, Department of Waste Management, Department of Environment, Viennese Environmental Ombudsman, 2005

13. Sustainable policies and legislation - international survey and development of a procedure for Austria
  commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2003-2005
executive summary, pdf-format, 69 MB

12. The Public Participation Manual
  Co-Author
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2004
The Public Participation Manual, pdf-Format, 4 MB

11. COST 350 "Integrated assessment of environmental impact of traffic and transport infrastructure"
  conclusions for working group 2 on "Transport infrastructure planning situations"
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Traffic, Innovation and Technology, 2004

10. Study concerning the significance of the SEA Directive for Water Management Planning in Lower Austria
  commissioned by the Federal Governance of Lower Austria, 2004

9. Austrian Handbook for Strategic Environmental Assessment
  up-dates 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2006 (in German)
commissioned by the Austrian Academy of Sciences - Institute for Technology Assessment, 2001 / 2003 / 2004 / 2006

8. SEA info service Austria
  content management
running since 2003
http://www.arbter.at/deutsch/sup_b.html (in German)

7. Austrian Strategic Group for Public Participation
  member of the Strategic Group and contribution to the worksheets
running since 2002

6. SUPer NOW - Strategic Environmental Assessment of Urban and Traffic Development in the North-East of Vienna
  process management
commissioned by the City of Vienna, Department of Urban Development, 2002-2003

5. Workshops for Strategic Environmental Assessment
  organisation and carrying out
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2001

4. Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Viennese Waste Management Plan
  process management
commissioned by the City of Vienna, Department of Waste Management, 1999-2001
see Fallbeispiele (case studies, in German)

3. Scientific accompanying study to the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Viennese Waste Management Plan
  commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management, 2001
English summary, pdf-format, 13 KB

2. SEA Danube Corridor - Strategic Environmental Assessment for the TENs - Demonstration Study
  SEA-methodology and survey of international SEA experiences in the transport sector
commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Sciences and Traffic and by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management
cooperation with PLANWERK, RaumUmwelt, stadtland, Trafico, 2000
see Fallbeispiele (case studies, in German)

1. SEA of the Development Plan of the Danube Region in Lower Austria
  preparation of the environmental report
commissioned by the Federal Governance of Lower Austria, 1999
see Fallbeispiele (case studies, in German)