Manfred Hellrigl

Selected Keynotes and Videos


Der Bürgerrat nach Vorarlberger Modell
Manfred Hellrigl interviewed by Martin Rausch and Markus Götsch

In this 10-minute video, I briefly tell the story of how the Bürgerräte (citizens’ councils) came about and how this has created a culture of participation in Vorarlberg. 

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Beteiligen statt Bevormunden
Vortrag im Rahmen der PechaKucha-Nacht Dornbirn
beim Designforum Vorarlberg

The PechaKucha format is ingenious: getting to the heart of complex content in 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Here: What leadership culture we need to ensure sustainable prosperity and quality of life.

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Local development and empowerment, methods and inspiration
Göteborg, Sweden

Presentation about the philosophy and work of OFRI, the Office for Future Related Issues (Büro für Zukunftsfragen).

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Über Bürgerbeteiligung im allgemeinen und Bürgerräte im besonderen
Tagung in Langenegg/Bregenzerwald  
Europäischer Dorferneuerungspreis 2012

In this 26-minute video, I give an overview of why citizen participation is so important and how we arrived at the citizens’ assembly approach.

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