After two amazing days there came an even more amazing third one. Morning tiredness vanished quickly after seeing the first sun rays promising a great sunny day. We had breakfast in the hostel and then headed to the super modern futuristic magnificent campus of WU. Weiterlesen
It was a very productive Friday at the oikos CEE meeting in Vienna which began with a wonderful healthy breakfast at the hostel – not to forget the sweet bread and coffee which I particularly enjoyed. After the breakfast we headed to the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (WU – Vienna University of Economics & Business) where we were inspired by the brilliant lecture on “waste management” given by Mr. Benjamin Steuer (Circular Economy Researcher, WU).
The second day of the meeting. It was a crispy morning but the weather forecast promised 33 degrees in the afternoon – pretty unusual even for the early autumn Vienna weather. We got to the area of WU – the Wien University of economics and business -to get introduced with the famous but still pretty unknown substance that made life possible on the earth. Weiterlesen
On a very warm, windy and pleasant Vienna day, the oikos CEE Meeting 2015 commenced. Participants travelled from more than seven countries to be united in learning more about the concept of Circular Economy and generate a flow of interesting perspectives and ideas to share.
When Anna first introduced the question whether or not to host the CEE Meeting this year, we were all a bit skeptical if we could really pull it off because we are quite a new chapter. oikos Vienna is only turning three this August, so we have literally no experience in hosting an international meeting. Plus: What should the meeting be all about? Where can we get the funds? When should it be? Where to start?!
A lot of questions, but in the end we couldn’t get the idea out of our heads anymore so we said: „YES WE CAN!“ Weiterlesen