World Construction Forum 2019 Opening Speeches and Keynote Lectures

Introduction Movie to World Construction Forum 2019 

Opening addresses:

Mag. Črtomir Remec
President of the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers

Prof. Matjaž Mikoš 
Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering
University of Ljubljana

Mr. Simon Zajc
Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning
Republic of Slovenia

Dr. Marlene Kanga
President of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations

Ms. Ana Luiza Massot Thompson-Flores
Director of the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Peter Fajfar
Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana & Slovenian Academy of Engineering

Prof. Antonia Moropoulou
President of the General Assembly of the Technical Chamber of Greece

Prof. Jinxiu Yan
Vice President of the International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA) & Vice President of the Chinese Tunneling and Underground Works Society of CCES

Dr. Mark Coleman
Crossrail, UK

Theme 1: Energy in 21st Century – Energy Efficiency of Built Environment

Keynote Speakers:

Igor Mesherin
Analysis of the development of the energy market

Tomaž Žagar
Challenges of energy decarbonization: Issues for energy systems in 21st Century

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Silvester Jeršič: Hydro Powerplants Chain on the Lower Sava River

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Lovrenc Novak: Future needs for energy storage in Alpine region

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Nikola Perković: Energy Efficiency of CLT Frame with Laminated Glass Infill

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Jernej Mazij: Issues related to efficient and safe design of refurbished and upgraded large hydropower infrastructures in Slovenia

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Marjana Šijanec Zavrl: Challenges for Better Acceptance of NZEBs in Slovenia

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Marjana Šijanec Zavrl: The Slovenian approach to sustainability indicators for buildings.

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Vesna Žegarac Leskovar: Comprehensive Design Strategies for Sustainable Timber-Glass Buildings

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Boris Azinović: The use of timber in high-rise building structures

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Robert Bergant: New Nuclear Power Plant as Part of Long Term Energy Sustainable Development in Slovenia

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Janez Blaž: Efficient use of energy in the light of optimal public passenger transport

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Željko Vukelić: Potential of shallow geothermal energy in Slovenia

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Domen Ivanšek: Practical experiences with design and construction of Slovenian first Platinum certified DGNB sustainable building

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Olga Mala: Improving energy and resource efficiency in the EU constructon sector

Theme 2: Construction 4.0 – Advanced Construction Engineering

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Raimar Scherer
From Industrie 4.0 to Construcion 4.0

Maria Stefanova
 Digitization of the Construction Industry. Engineering Organizations in Support of European Initiatives, BIM Standardization and Accelerating BIM Adoption 

Zygmunt Meyer
Analysis of Combined Pile Raft Foundation based on a static load test 

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Žiga Turk: Perspectives for Industry 4.0 in Construction

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Marko Komac: Public & free(?) access to spatial data

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Herman Oogink: Digital Structures BIM solution for Structural Engineers

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Jure Česnik: Consistent and standard model content – a way towards utilization of advanced BIM use cases

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Vladimír Benko: Supporting measures of BIM from the perspective of professional institutions

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Aleš Žnidarič: Using bridge-wim to measure bridge performance indicators

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Andrea Gatti: GeoGuard: an innovative service to monitor the displacements of structures and ground, based on cost-effective GNSS sensors

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Nikola Perković: Numerical models for verification of bearing capacity of the hybrid timber-structural glass panel

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Stanisław Stadniczenko: Project of railway Tunnel connecting three main stations Łódź

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Charles Mitchell: Standardisation in construction cost control; the beginning

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Mateja Jemec Auflič: GIMS: an innovative cost-effective system to monitor ground deformations, based on GNSS, InSAR and inertial measurement units

Theme 3: Cultural Heritage in Digital World

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Roberto Di Giulio
ICTs for accessing, understanding and safeguarding cultural heritage 

Prof. Daniel V. Oliveira
The role of digital tools in the preventive conservation of cultural heritage: the experience of HeritageCare project 

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Marinos Ioannides: Holistic Documentation of the Past: A key Challenge in the 21st century

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Roko Žarnić: The elements of identification of cultural heritage services

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Dušan Petrovič: Geodetic Methods for Modeling and Documenting Cultural Heritage Objects

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Anna Elisabetta Ziri: Using owl-time ontology to define time in h-BIM models

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Oana Schippers-Trifan: BIM-based Cultural Heritage Asset Management Tool. Innovative solution to orient the preservation and valorization of historic buildings

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Vlatka Rajčić: Cultural heritage BIM: challenges and opportunities

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Federica Maietti: Accessing and understanding heritage buildings through ICT. The INCEPTION methodology applied to the Istituto degli Innocenti

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Giuseppe Mincolelli: Accessible cultural heritage: developing digital user experiences

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André De Naeyer: Medieval geometries identified by digital analysis – creating capacity to knowledge, cultural value and technical maintenance: The case of the 13th cent. S. Francis church in Assisi, Italy

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Vlatko Bosiljkov: Advanced monitoring of the church of St. Benedict in Kančevci (Slovenia)

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Beatrice Turilazzi: Digital data platforms for heritage-led urban regeneration and historical sites enhancement

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Saveria Boulanger: New approach and tools for the governance of historic urban landscapes. The role of resilient communities

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Gašper Mrak: Protection versus Developement: Cultural Heritage in Functionally Derelict Areas

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Luca Rossato: Digital tools for documentation and analysis of heritage city centres in India

Theme 4: Disaster Risk Management & Governance for Resilient Communities

Keynote Speakers:

Iunio Iervolino
Issues and strategies for earthquake resilience in Italy

Johannes Huebl
New standardization of technical torrent control structures in Austria

Matjaž Mikoš
UNESCO Chair on Water-related Disaster Risk Reduction (WRDRR)

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Tatjana Isakovic: Recent advancements in the seismic protection of rc precast industrial buildings

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Janko Logar: LIQUEFACT: Assessment and mitigation of liquefaction potential across Europe

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Primož Banovec: Slovenia Earthquake Event Rapid Response Toolbox – POTROG 

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Anže Babič: A risk-based grading system incorporating tolerance against short-term and long-term risk posed by natural hazards

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Ashok Basa: Enhancing resilience – a means of disaster risk management

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Aris Chatzidakis: Structural Sustainability for existing Infrastructure and buildings

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Konstantinos Tsalouchidis: A ground motion selection approach based on multiobjective optimization tailored to provide region specific record sets

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Jošt Sodnik: Debris flow hazard assessment – from regional to basin scale

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Tina Peternel: Implementation of multidisciplinary approach for determination of landslide hazard

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Georg Nagl: Novel monitoring barrier to investigate the interaction of debris flows and mitigation structures

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Matija Brenčič: Optimization of HPPs chain operation during flood waves

Janja Kramer Stajnko: Impact of the structural flood protection measures on the activities of protection, rescue and relief forces

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Tomas Sancho: Flood and Drought Management: Challenges for Civil Engineering

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Nejc Bezak: The design rainfall issue: impact on the results of the hydraulic modelling

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Norbert Mayr: Detention basin „Krems-Au“ as an example for flood protection in densely populated areas of Austrian mountainous regions

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Krištof Oštir: Application of Earth observation and 3D geospatial data in disaster monitoring

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Dušan Žagar: Role of pollutant mass balances in environmental modelling

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Simon Rusjan: More Room for Water

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Marko Komac: The concept of a competent person in disaster risk management & governance for resilient communities

Theme 5: Engineering Capacity Building

Keynote Speakers:

Enzo Siviero
Riccardo Morandi’s bridge in Genova from a tragedy to a new renaissance

Goran Turk
Impacts of Bologna declaration on the higher education of civil engineering in Slovenia

Martin Manuhwa
 i-Bribery Standards, Systems and Strategies for Optimising Engineering Projects Delivery

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Lidija Kegljevič Zagorc: Engineers in sustainable development societies

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Enzo Siviero: TUNeIT: A bridge between Europe and Africa

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Marta Vahtar: Water Education Games for Better Decision-making and Resilient Communities

Theme 6: Digitally engineered built environment

Keynote Speakers:

Sakthy Selvakumaran
Digitally engineered built environment: monitoring from space

Miguel Azenha
BIM in the lifecycle of concrete structures: applications and training challenges

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Matej Kušar: New bridge management system for Slovenian road network

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Marko Lutman: Maintenance Of Special Equipment At Bridge Constructions

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Gianclaudio Oliva: Infrastructure and facilities asset management best practices

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Iztok Zabreznik: Impact of using BIM on project management (Design for obtaining a construction permit and Detailed design) for section of main railroad between Maribor and Šentilj

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Veljko Janjić: Integrated BIM Project Management Approach and Asset Management on large scale projects

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Tone Stanovnik: BIM – Bridge Infrastructure over Digital Twin chasm

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Klemen Pahulje: Slovenian Real Estate Market: maintenance of multi-dwelling buildings and management challenges

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Borut Hafner: Implementation and use of BIM technology in multidwelling facilities for management and maintenance of buildings

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Peter Novak: Indoor Environment and ventilation in sustainable building