About us

The Organisation Team and the Advisory Board of the Degrowth Vienna 2020 Conference, October 2019

Organisational Structure


Alejandra Barrera
Halliki Kreinin
Maja Hoffmann
Iris Frey

Max Hollweg
Lisette von Maltzahn
Nathan Barlow
Verena Wolf

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board was the body that accompanied the creation of the conference. It consisted of representatives from the hosting institutes and organisations, other scientists and representatives from civil society organisations and movements.

The Organising Team

Ágnes Medve
Christiane Brosche
Daniel Gusenbauer
David Pimperl
Ester Scheck
Felix Leininger

Gabriel Eyselein
Gabriel Trettel Silva
Gerald Hofbauer
Hannah Müller
Ines Omann
Katharina Spanlang

Lisa Marie Seebacher
Lena Gerdes
Livia Regen
Merle Schulken
Nadine Versell
Paula Bethge

Peter Meszaros
Roman Hausmann
Sarah Nowak
Suanna Scheck
Tone Smith-Spash
Thomas Neier

Working Groups


The content working group coordinates the program, submissions, the outreach process and consecutive sessions. It is also responsible for documentation, in cooperation with WU students.


The finance group is responsible for raising money to make the conference financially possible.

Public Relations

The public relation working group presents the conference to the public via social media, our website, print material, and connecting with media partners.


The logistics working group is responsible for the conference location and all equipment needs. This group also coordinates the volunteers.


The food working group takes care of the catering for our organizing meetings/retreats and they will make sure everyone is fed during the conference!

Arts and Culture

The arts and culture working group designs the evening program and organizes cultural events throughout the conference.

Internal Communication and Care

The internal communication and care group ensures good communication practices within the organizing team, creates a comfortable environment and supports in case of disagreements or challenges.

Participant Coordination

The participant coordination working group aims for a balanced & diverse conference participation. They also coordinate accommodation.

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