EGEA

Since 2015, I am part of the European Geography Association for students and young geographers (EGEA). I am involved in several ways, starting a local group in Innsbruck, visiting events and being the Website Coordinator. EGEA is a big network of geographers who want to learn more about the subject and other European countries. Every year, many activities take place like congresses, seminars, excursions, exchanges or hiking trips. In addition, several committees work on improving the association and spreading the word of geography. Read more about my experiences here (blog entry) and here (article).

My positions in the association:

  • Website Coordinator (October 2016 to December 2018)
  • Member of the WebAdmin Team (since February 2016)
  • Member of the Communication and Media Committee (since September 2015)
  • Contact Person of EGEA Innsbruck (March 2015 to January 2018)

International events I attended (selection):

  • 11/2018: Trainings on Time Management and Leadership in Innsbruck, AT
  • 09/2018: Annual Congress in Selce, HR
  • 04/2018: Euromediterranean Regional Congress in Dolce, IT
  • 12/2017: Winter Organization and Strategy Meeting in Warsaw, PL
  • 9/2017: Annual Congress in Szczyrk, PL
  • 12/2016: Winter Organization and Strategy Meeting in Vilnius, LT
  • 8/2016: Scientific Conference in Hauset, BE
    Workshop leader “Exploring Hydropower and its way from rivers to people and places”
  • 4/2016: Western Regional Congress in Annaberg, AT
  • 5/2015: Northern and Baltic Regional Congress in Tuusula, FI
  • 4/2015: Eastern Regional Congress in Murzasichle, PL

Events I organized:

Poster exhibition Geography Awareness Week 2015
Poster exhibition “Geography – more than you think it is!”, Geography Awareness Week 2015

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