Thursday 25 April 2024

1 pm – WELCOME at Palais Berg (DE+EN)

2 pm – OPENING
Manfred Stelzig / Head of the Psychodrama Section in the Austrian Association of Group Therapy and Group Dynamics (ÖAGG)
Karin Zajec / General Secretary of the Austrian Association of Group Therapy and Group Dynamics (ÖAGG)
Barbara Haid / President of the Austrian Federal Association of Psychotherapy (ÖBVP)

2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – LECTURES (DE+EN)
Chairs: Doris Nowak-Schuh, Thomas Sageder

  • Heloisa Fleury / President of the International Association of Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes (IAGP):The future of Psychodrama on a global scale
  • Manfred Stelzig: The Genesis of the World Congress and Appreciation of the Life‘s Work of Gretel Leutz



  • Gala-Diner – Twin Towers 35
  • Musical Indulgence by Lies-Marie und David Hauser

Friday 26 April 2023

9 am to 1 pm – LECTURES (DE+EN)
Chairs: Monika Wicher, Manfred Stelzig

  • René F. Marineau: Who shall survive 2.0
  • Michael Schacht: Moreno‘s Work from a Theoretical Perspective—Legacy and Challenge
  • Joseph Moreno: In Memoriam: The History of Music Therapy as a Part of the Creative Arts Therapies Including Art,Dance and Drama in World Cultures.


Lunch Break

3 pm to 6:30 pm – WORKSHOPS / Registration is required!

English: Sue Daniel / Rene Marineau / Christine Pichlhöfer & Ioanna Psalti
German: Ursula Hauser / Jutta HeppekausenSonja Hintermeier / Manuela Hofer-Hartnig & Wolfgang HoferChristoph Hutter / Susanne Kunz-Mehlstaub / Kristin ScharfetterSabine Spitzer-Prochazka / Christian Stadler & Andrea MeentsAnnick Wagner

8:30 pm – Evening Programme (Starting on time)
„A hat for Moreno“ – MoMu Teatro from Turin

Saturday 27 April 2024

9 am to 1 pm – LECTURES
Chairs: Susanne Neureiter-Penn, David Mayrhofer


Lunch Break

3 pm to 6:3o pm – WORKSHOPS / Registration is required!

English: Jacomien Ilbrink-de Visser / Joseph Moreno / Orsolya Lelkes / Michael Wieser
German: Agnes Blahacek & Markus Reisinger / Sabine Kern / Norbert Neuretter & Elisabeth Schwab / Doris Nowak-Schuh / Michael Schacht / Roger Schaller / Manfred Stelzig / Gerda Trinkel / Monika Wicher


Creative competition prize-giving
Dance at Palais Berg!
– DJ-Music

Sunday 28 April 2024

Information and Registration

Registration for the congress takes place exclusively via the registration form::

Attention—the number of participants is limited! Available spots will be assigned
via “first-come-first-serve” after online registration and receipt of payment.

The lectures and workshops will be held either in German or English. For the lectures there will be the offer of real time translation into the other language. The workshops will not be translated. There will be a live stream of all lectures and recordings available afterwards on the congress media library. A paid registration is required.

Conference Fees

4-day pass 
Early bird fee1 : € 310,- / Regular fee2 : € 350,-

4-day pass for members of the ÖAGG
Early bird fee1 : € 260,- / Regular fee2: € 300,-

4-day pass für Studierende
Early bird fee1 : € 160,- / Regular fee2: € 210,-

Pro Workshop additional:
Regular fee2: € 40,-

4-day pass for people from low income countries:
€ 50,- (on request. by January 1st 2024. we ask for a short written justification)

Access to live streams and online media library:
€ 160,- (Registration is required)

1 Deposit until January 31st 2024
2 Deposit from February 1st 2024


As part of the Diploma Continuing Education Programme of the Austria Chamber of Physicians:

  • Congress participation / lectures: 14 medical DFP-points
  • per workshop: 5 medical DFP-points

Advanced training for psychotherapists:

  • Congress participation / lectures: 14 AE
  • per workshop: 5 AE

Candidates for education in psychodrama:

  • 1 workshop is creditable for the degree

We thank our partners and supporters!


Lectures & Workshops: Palais Berg, Schwarzenbergplatz 3, 1010 Wien
Workshops: Twin Towers Wienerberg, Wienerbergstraße 11, 1100 Wien; Map