- Public relations
Journal of Smart Tourism
Member of the Editorial Board
JITT associate editor and member of the editorial board
JITT (Journal of Information Technology and Tourism) is one of the leading journals in the field of IT and Tourism.
Wolfram Höpken is associate editor since 2019 and member of the editorial board since 2010.
ENTER Program Committee and Research Chair
ENTER is one of the most important conferences in the area of IT & tourism and is organised by the International Federation for IT and
Travel & Tourism (IFITT). Wolfram Höpken is member of the program committee since 2006, research co-chair of ENTER 2008 and research chair of ENTER 2009.
IFITT board member, Vice-President and Commercial Director
IFITT (International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism, www.ifitt.org) is an international initiative promoting
the discussion and application of information and communication technologies in tourism. IFITT has members from all
sections of tourism as well as from research and the IT industry. IFITT is organising the ENTER conference, one of
the most important conferences in the area IT & tourism. Since 2001 Wolfram Höpken is member of the board of directors,
from 2001 to 2013 and 2017-2019 in the position of the commercial director and from 2006 to 2013 and 2017-2019 as
vice-president. Within IFITT Wolfram Höpken has founded a special interest group for the subject “harmonisation
intourism” (see project IFITT RMSIG).
2006 - 2016
HarmoNET (www.harmonet.org) is an international initiative, emerged from the Harmonise and Harmo-TEN project, aiming at harmonising electronic
markets in tourism. Objective of the HarmoNET initiative is the extension and maintenance of the harmonise solution and the development of a world-wide
network of harmonise users. Wolfram Höpken is co-founder and president of the HarmoNET initiative. He is especially responsible for the maintenance and
extension of the harmonise tourism ontology.
Program Committee of the Workshop ER-BPM of the BPM Conference
The workshop “Empirical Research in Business Process Management” is part of the international conference “Business Process Management (BPM)”.
Program Committee International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI2011)
Member of the program committee of the international conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik in Zürich in the area IT and Tourism.
Program Committee of the Conference “e-Business in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality”
The conference “e-Business in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality” is an international conference organised by the e-Business Forum Athens.
Jury Swarovski Crystal Web Award
2005 – 2008
2005 – 2008 the Swarovski Crystal Web Award has been executed annually as part of the eTourism Day Austria. Wolfram Höpken was organiser of the
Swarovski Crystal Web Award and member of the jury for evaluating tourism websites.
ANET (Austrian Network for eTourism)
2004 – 2008
The Austrian Network for eTourism was an alliance of several competence centres in the area of eTourism. The ANET united over 80 partners from
industry and research and focussed on an international cross-linkage. The ANET executed projects together with partners from industry and research
and organised Austrian-wide events to facilitate the knowledge transfer (e.g. the eTourism Day Austria). In his function as director of the ECCA
Wolfram Höpken represented one of the shareholders of the ANET.