Organizers

World Federation of Engineering Organisations
WFEO

Slovenian Chamber of Engineers
IZS

University of Ljubljana
Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering UL FGG

Co-organizers

Under the honorary patronage

World Construction Forum 2019 is under the honorary patronage of His Excellency Mr. Borut Pahor, President of the Republic of Slovenia.

Under the patronage

 WCF2019 Committees

Honorary Committee

M. Sc. Črtomir Remec, President of the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers
Prof. Dr. Matjaž Mikoš, Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Dr. Marlene Kanga, President of the WFEO
Prof. Dr. Igor Papič, Rector of University of Ljubljana
Mr. Klaus Thürriedl, Vice-President of the ECEC
Mr. Aris Chatzidakis, ECCE Acting President
Prof. José Vieira, President, Fédération Européenne d’Associations Nationales d’Ingénieurs (FEANI)
Eng. Marwan Abdelhamid, Past-President of the WFEO, Secretary General of the GUPE
Dr. Adel Al Hadithi, General Secretary, Federation of Arab Engineers (FAE)
Eng. Julius M. Riungu, President, Federation of African Engineering Organisations (FAEO)
Eng. Maria Teresa Dalens Zapata, President, Pan American Federation of Engineering Societies (UPADI)
Eng. Alfonso Gonzalez, President, World Council of Civil Engineers (WCCE)
Academician Peter Fajfar, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Prof. Dr. Miroslav Premrov, Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture, University of Maribor
Aleš Prijon, Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia (ZAPS)
Dr. Mark Pleško, Slovenian Academy for Engineering (IAS)
Prof. Dr. Janvit Golob, Slovenian Engineering Association (SIZ)
Dr. Andrej Tibaut, Slovenian Association for Information Modeling in Construction (SiBIM)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Kryžanowski, President of the Association of Civil Engineers and Engineers of Slovenia (ZDGITS)
Prof. Dr. Roko Žarnić, Slovenian Association of Earthquake Engineering (SDPI)

 

Chairpersons

Theme 1: Energy in 21st Century (tbc):

Chair: Eng. Samuel Grossman, Chair WFEO Committee on Energy, United States of America
Co-chairs: Assist. Prof. Željko Vukelić, Naravoslovnotehniška fakulteta, University of Ljubljana, and Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Kryžanowski, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Theme 2: Construction 4.0 (tbc):

Chair: Prof. Žiga Turk, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Co-chairs: Prof. Ke Gong, WFEO’s President Elect/Vice President, Chair CEIT (Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies), China, and Aris Chatzidakis, President of the European Council of Civil Engineers

Theme 3: Cultural Heritage in Digital World (tbc):

Chair: Prof. Roko Žarnić, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Co-chairs: Dr. Marinos Ioannides, UNESCO Chair on Digital Heritage, Cyprus University of Technology, and Emilio Colon, Past President of the World Council of Civil Engineers

Theme 4: Disaster Risk Management & Governance for Resilient Communities (tbc):

Chair: Dr. Villas Mujumdar, Vice Chair WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management, United States of America
Co-chairs: Prof. Matjaž Dolšek, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, and Dr. Jorge E. Alva Hurtado, Chair WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management

Theme 5: Engineering Capacity Building (tbc):

Chair: M.Sc. Yashin Brijmohan, Vice President, Chair WFEO Committee on Engineering Capacity Building, South Africa
Co-chairs: Prof. Goran Turk, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, and Eng. Martin Manuhwa, WFEO Vice President, Chair WFEO Committee on Anti-Corruption

Theme 6: Facility & Asset Management, BIM Lifecycle (tbc):

Chair: Prof. Vladimír Benko, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak university of technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Co-chairs: Prof. Vladimír Benko, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak university of technology in Bratislava, and
 dr. Samo Peter Medved, President of the section of Civil Engineers at the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers

 

International Scientific Committee

Prof. Vladimír Benko, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Slovak university of technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
Assist. Dr. Nejc Bezak, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
M. Sc. Yashin Brijmohan, Vice President, Chair WFEO Committee on Engineering Capacity Building, South Africa
Darko But, Director General of the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief (URSZR), Slovenia
Assist. Prof. Tomo Cerovšek, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Branko Dervodel, Deputy of the Director General of the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief (URSZR), Slovenia
Prof. Roberto Di Giulio, Dean of Department of Architecture, University of Ferrara, Italy
Prof. Matjaž Dolšek, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Prof. Ke Gong, Chair WFEO Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies, China
Eng. Samuel Grossman, Chair WFEO Committee on Energy, United States of America
Prof. Ferdinand Gubina, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dr. Jorge E. Alva Hurtado, Chair WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management, Peru
Dr. Marinos Ioannides, UNESCO Chair on Digital Heritage, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Kryžanowski, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Eng. Martin Manuhwa, Chair WFEO Committee on Anti-Corruption, Zimbabwe
Prof. Dr. Zygmunt Meyer, ECEC Vice-President, Poland
Dr. Vilas Mujumdar, Resilient Structures, Vice-Chair WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management, United States of America
Dr. Seng Chuan Tan, The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, Singapore
Prof. Goran Turk, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Prof. Dr. Žiga Turk, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Assist. Prof. Željko Vukelić, Naravoslovnotehniška fakulteta, University of Ljubljana
Prof. Dr. Roko Žarnić, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Organizing Committee

M. Sc. Črtomir Remec, Slovenian Chamber of Engineers
M. Sc. Barbara Škraba Flis, Slovenian Chamber of Engineers
Matjaž Grilc, Slovenian Chamber of Engineers
Prof. Dr. Matjaž Mikoš, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Assist. Dr. Gašper Mrak, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
Assist. Dr. Nejc Bezak, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana