Social program

Welcome Reception

1. Evening: September 7th, 2015 ; 18:00 

 The welcome reception will offer a cosy get- together in front of the speaker's room at the Erherzog-Johann wing of Montanuniversitaet Leoben when tasting wine and fruit juice from south-eastern Styria of excellent smooth character accompanied by little gastronomic specialities. 

Further information concerning the provided wines and fruit juices can be found at and

Meeting point: In front of the speaker's room

Brewery tour

2. Evening: September 8th, 2015 ; 18:30

Second evening is coming up with a brewery tour at Gösser brewery located in Leobens district Göss and claiming the brew the "best" beer in Austria.

The brewery goes back to the year 1020 when Goess Abbey was founded. It was run by the Benedictine nuns until it was dissolved in 1782. 

For further information please visit

Meeting point: Symposium desk (main entrance of Erzherzog-Johann wing)

Gala dinner

3. Evening: September 9th, 2015 ; 19:30 

The gala dinner at Falkensteiner Hotel & Asia Spa Leoben framed by classical music will round off the symposium activities in Leoben. 

For further information please visit

Meeting point: Falkensteiner Hotel & Asia Spa Leoben

Falkensteiner Hotel & Asia Spa Leoben is in walking distance - just around the corner of Montanuniversitaet Leoben. Please compare the provided information about accomodations in Leoben. 


The organizer Department of Environmental & Energy Process Engineering at Montanuniversitaet Leoben reserves the right of changes to the provided social program and information.