Lina Karner

After graduating from high school in Vienna in 2014, Lina Karner began her studies in spatial planning at the Vienna University of Technology. At that time, she had already gained experience in conference and trade fair management. Following the completion of her bachelor’s degree, she participated in the summer academy “World Heritage Austria” and has focused on cultural heritage ever since. During her studies, she also worked as a student assistant (including in the subjects of architectural documentation of cultural heritage, research and planning design) and coordinated an interdisciplinary project in the course of the “100 Years of Women at TU Vienna” anniversary. Lina has completed various internships at ICOMOS Austria and has provided significant support in the preparation of the monitoring manual. Over the past year and a half she has also participated in numerous conferences and meetings and was responsible for overlooking their virtual procedure. She finished her diploma thesis in in autumn 2023, in which she develops a management plan for historic wine cellars in Burgenland and Lower Austria.

As she is starting her career in World Heritage Management for the Fertö/Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape, she will join the Organising Committee at the beginning of 2024 after organising three Conferences on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies.