Wolfgang H. Börner studied Prehistory and Classical Archaeology at the Universities of Graz and Vienna, Austria, where he graduated with the diploma thesis on “The Hallstatt Age Graveyards of Roggendorf and Röschitz, Lower Austria, Austria” in 1988.
He worked on various excavations for the Austrian Bundesdenkmalamt in Lower Austria, Burgenland und Salzburg and also at the Museum of Hallstatt (Inventory)

Currently, Wolfgang Börner is working for the Department of Urban Archaeology of Vienna (department of the Museen der Stadt Wien) (since 1990) (www.wien.gv.at/archaeologie)

Field of activity:

  • EDP-Coordination (Office, AutoDesk, GIS)
  • Organisation and idea for the International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (since 1996) (www.chnt.at)
  • Project management for the Web portal “Wien Kulturgut (since 1995) (www.kulturgut.wien.at)
  • Expert for the “Initiative zur Harmonisierung von Kulturportalen österreichweit (seit 2007) (www.geoland.at)
  • Open Government Data (since 2011)

Former projects

  • Poster Exhibitions (2004 – 2008)
  • Oral History Project (Wie war Wien? BürgerInnen schreiben Geschichte) (2003/2004)
  • Day of the Urban Archaeology of Vienna (2010)

Membership and activities

  • Oberösterreichischer Musealverein
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für Ur- und Frühgeschichte
  • Honour Member of Union Internationale des Sciences Préhistoriques et Protohistoriques Com.4 (UISPP)
  • Editor for Online Journal “Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (DAACH) (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/digital-applications-in-archaeology-and-cultural-heritage/)
  • External Advisory Committee of the ReSeArch project  (CALL: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014 / MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS (Remote Sensing in Archaeology)
  • Reviewer for various international conferences