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ECR to celebrate 25th anniversary in Vienna

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is set to celebrate its 25th anniversary in Vienna. The ECR, which opens 27 February and runs for four days, has grown to become one of the largest medical gatherings in the world. Hosted at the Austria Center Vienna each year, the congress attracts 28,000 participants from more than 130 countries and is very important for Austria from an economic and resea...

Fond farewell: Changing of the guard in Vienna

Christian Mutschlechner, the long-serving head of the Vienna Tourist Board’s Vienna Convention Bureau, received a special send-off at Palais Wertheim, at an event, 1 February, that also introduced his successor, Christian Woronka. Woronka, who was part of the team that founded the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB), has managed the CCB since 2012. Doyen of the CVB world leaders, Mutschlechner s...

ERS gets fifth wind in Vienna

The international congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) will return to the Austrian capital for a fifth time in 2020. Around 20,000 pulmonary and respiratory experts will meet at Reed Messe Wien for the congress’s 30th edition, 5-9 September 2020. The annual ERS congress is the world’s largest scientific get-together for physicians, researchers and other specialists working in the fie...

Vienna calling for European Petrochemical Association

The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) comes to Vienna for its 52nd EPCA Annual Meeting, 7-10 October, 2018. The EPCA expects 3,000 participants from around the world to gather in Vienna. The theme of this years’ Annual Meeting: ‘Petrochemicals and the Low-Carbon Economy: Versatile Solutions for Greater Sustainability’ will look at how the petrochemical industry contributes to the transitio...