17-18 April

Pre-conference warm-up

As usual, many people will arrive a day or two before the actual conference.  So far no fringe events are confirmed for these days – keep checking back to this page.  Below are some ideas what we might do.

Feel free to use the newly established Forum to team up with others for any of these programmes.

Walking tours

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Walking tours

General information

The walks below are offered by Vienna Walks + Talks.  These are public walks, i.e. these are not exclusive to BP18 attendees.  Simply turn up at the meeting points shown and pay the guide in cash.

Click on the ‘more’ link below each walk to see a more detailed description, the meeting point on the map, as well as the guide’s name and photo. ‘E/D’ means the walk is offered in both English and German.

Payments for previously announced and later cancelled exclusive walking tours will be refunded in cash during the conference.

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 9:30

The Old City of Vienna between St. Stephen’s and the Hofburg Palace [E/D]

The main sites of the Old City – history and anecdotes

Meeting Point:  corner Kaertnerstraße/Mahlerstraße   [more]

 

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 13:30

History of Vienna in War and Post-War Times [E/D]

Life of people in war and post-war Vienna

Meeting Point:  Rotenturmstrasse / Schwedenplatz (McDonald’s) [more]

 

Wednesday, 18th April 2018, 13:30

Unknown Underground Vienna [E/D]

Baroque burial crypt, Roman excavations and medieval cellars

Meeting Point:  Michaelerplatz, in front of St. Michael’s Church  [more]

 

Thursday, 19th April 2018, 9:30

Vienna at First Glance [E]

Comprehensive introduction to the most important sights of Vienna’s historical centre

Meeting Point: corner Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse (Tourist Information)  [more]

 

Thursday, 19th April 2018, 16:15

The Old City of Vienna between St. Stephen’s and Old University [E/D]

Typical Viennese locations and hidden treasures

Meeting Point:  corner Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse (Touristeninformation)  [more]

 

Friday, 20th April 2018, 9:30

Vienna at First Glance [E]

Comprehensive introduction to the most important sights of Vienna’s historical centre

Meeting Point:  corner Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse (Tourist Information)  [more]

 

Friday, 20th April 2018, 10:15

Vienna’s „Naschmarkt“: Art, Culture and Savoir Vivre in one of Vienna’s most trendy neighbourhoods [E/D]

Art, Culture and Savoir Vivre in and around Vienna’s Central Market.

Meeting Point:  Friedrichstrasse, in front of Secession   [more]

 

Friday, 20th April 2018, 13:30

Jewish Vienna in Leopoldstadt [E/D]

From Shtetl to Emancipation in Vienna’s 2nd district

Meeting Point:   Corner of Rotenturmstraße / Schwedenplatz (McDonald’s)   [more]

 

Friday, 20th April 2018, 16:00

Vienna in the Footsteps of the Third Man [E/D]

See original locations and hear about the making of the movie

Meeting Point: U4 Station Stadtpark, exit Johannesgasse, in front of station  [more]

 

Friday, 20th April 2018, 16:15

The Old City of Vienna between St. Stephen’s and the Hofburg Palace [E/D]

The main sites of the Old City – history and anecdotes

Meeting Point:   corner Kaertnerstraße/Mahlerstraße   [more]

 

Saturday, 21st April 2018, 9:30

Vienna at First Glance [E]

Comprehensive introduction to the most important sights of Vienna’s historical centre

Meeting Point:   corner Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse (Tourist Information)  [more]

ATA certification exam

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BP18 Translation Conference ATA exam

BP18 signup button

Early registration

Most probably we’ll have an early registration desk at Hotel Marriott between 17:30 and 19:00 (precise times to be confirmed later). You’ll be able to pick up your badges and bags here to avoid long queues at the welcome dinner and Thursday morning in the cinema.

Welcome dinner

This will be the first large gathering of conference attendees, Wednesday evening, featuring our special BP networking game that forces you meet new people outside your comfort zone.

The 37€ + VAT entrance fee covers a buffet dinner + drinks.  This is included in the ‘full package’ tickets.

BP18 Translation Conference Welcome dinner at Café Prückel

Map of BP18 locations