Date and place of the conference
September 28th-29th, 2017
Landeskulturzentrum Ursulinenhof, 2nd floor
Landstraße 31, 4020 Linz, Austria


MMag. Elisabeth Eidenberger (OÖ Nachrichten) und Erwin Kargl

Conference fee per person

For 2 days (september 28th and 29th): € 100,- / € 50,- (for students/users)

For 1 day (september 28th oder 29th): € 60,- / € 30,- (for students/users)

(incl. Catering; excl. Gala evening)


CEFEC Gala Evening (september 28th): € 30.-

(incl. Catering, transportation Linz-Wesenufer-Linz):


Registration Process
You can register HERE for the event / Workshops / Excursions and the Gala Evening. When you have completed the registration form, you will receive a confirmation mail. The invoice will then be sent to you by post. The registration is valid, as soon as the conference fee has been payed to our account. At the conference, you will be given a confirmation of attendance.


Last day of registration is September 13th, 2017.


Cancelation of registration

A cancelation of your registriation is possible until September 19th, 2017 without any fees. After that all fees will be charged completely.


For organizational reasons a pre-registration for the workshops is required. Registration is only available online.

Official conference language
German and English (Simultaneous translation in the plenary assembly room)

Excursions / Study visits Tours
Study visits will take place on Thursday, September 28th, 2017 from 1:45pm to 4:15pm (incl. shuttle service).
There are three different tours to choose from, on each one we show an overview of the various work and employment projects of pro mente OÖ. A pre-registration for the tours is necessary and will be requested in the conference registration form.


CEFEC Gala Evening
The CEFEC Gala evening will take place at the hotel “Wesenufer - Hotel & Seminarkultur an der Donau”.
Date: September 28th, 2017, beginning at  6:30 pm.
Location: Hotel Wesenufer - Hotel & Seminar culture on the Danube, Wesenufer 1, A-4085 Waldkirchen an der Wesen
Fees: €30.- (including transportation)
Transportation: For the CEFEC Gala evening, the trip from Linz to Wesenufer and back is organized. Departure: 5:30 pm from two departure points: Park Inn Hotel, Hessenplatz 16-18, Linz and IBIS Hotel, Kärntnerstraße 18-20, Linz


CEFEC invites all European "social firms" to apply for the CEFEC Award 2017. The goal is an official recognition of excellent work and the encouragement to implement entrepreneurial ideas within a "social firm".
Applications are accepted until July, 31st, 2017. You can apply on the official CEFEC homepage at
The CEFEC award will be awarded during the CEFEC gala evening at the Seminarhotel Wesenufer on September 28th, 2017.

You can book the hotels directly by using the following link, where we reserved room capacities. Please take your reservations by using the following link. The rooms are hold for us until August, 27th, 2017.

Conference catering
The catering of the entire conference is offered by the "Kulinarium”, a social project by Diakoniewerk OÖ - with support of pro mente OÖ!


Minister of Social Affairs, Alois Stöger

Governor of Upper Austria, Thomas Stelzer
State Councilor for Social Affairs in Upper Austria, Birgit Gerstorfer


Organization / Conference office
Mag. Sandra Grünberger
Tel: 0043/664/39 64 333

Any questions?
Contact us directly by using this LINK!