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Wolfram Höpken

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Höpken

Head of IDW - Institute for Digital Change
Business Intelligence & Predictive Analytics, ICT Systems in Tourism - Professor of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as well as Business Informatics and E-Business Studies Program
Faculty for Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Opening hours By appointment
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Room E 114
On campus
Building E
Leibnizstr. 15
88250 Weingarten
Postal address RWU Hochschule Ravensburg-Weingarten
University of Applied Sciences
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Höpken
P.O. Box 30 22
88216 Weingarten


Wolfram Höpken is a Professor of Information Systems at Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences and Director of the Institute for Digital Change (IDW).

His research focuses on business intelligence and data mining, semantic web & interoperability, and ICT systems in tourism.

He has been involved in EU-funded projects in the area of Semantic Web and harmonization of data exchange in tourism (Harmonise, Harmo-TEN, Euromuse, HarmoSearch) as well as research projects in the area of knowledge discovery and knowledge management within tourism destinations. Wolfram Höpken was Vice President, Commercial Director and Member of the Board of the international association IFITT for more than 15 years.

He was Chair of the Research Track of the 2009 ENTER Conference and Overall Chair of the 2014 ENTER Conference and has chaired the CEN/ISSS Workshop eTOUR.

Wolfram Höpken has published over 70 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Information Technology & Tourism.