PROGRAMME: A detailed programme is in a final stage of preparation

After receiving more than 100 abstracts, a detailed Forum programme is in a final stage of preparation and is to be published in a few days. It will be available on the web page where a preliminary programme can be seen already.

Newletter in PDF

More information are Newsletter dated January 15, 2019 can be read here.

Program overview:

Monday, 8 April 2019:
Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 9 April 2019:
Forum Opening in the morning
Plenary Sessions in the afternoon

Wednesday, 10 April 2019:
Plenary Sessions in the morning
Plenary Sessions in the afternoon
Forum closing – acceptance of the Ljubljana declaration
Gala dinner

Thursday, 11 April 2019:
Technical Visit


6 plenary sessions will be simultaneously held in different halls and visitors will be divided into groups, so everyone will have the chance to participate to lectures of his/her interest.

Energy in 21st Century – Resources Efficiency of Built Environment

focuses on questions related to Wind Power, Nuclear Power, Water Energy, Solar Energy, Sustainable Energy, with special emphasis on the technical and economic feasibility of energy issues of significance to society.

Chair: Assist. Prof. Dr. Željko Vukelić

Construction 4.0 – Advanced Construction Engineering

is the construction industry’s version of Industry 4.0. In these systems the material world and the digital world merge and overlap into one – with the goal of creating not only high quality, inexpensive and sustainable, but also smart, interconnected and customized products for the end user.

Chair: Prof. Dr. Žiga Turk

Cultural Heritage in Digital World

This section is intended to give the viewpoint of lecturers and conferrers on questions related to the importance of digital technology in the integrated approach to cultural heritage. It aims to increase heritage asset resilience with the use of digital technology through the use of Historic building information modelling (HBIM).

Chair: Prof. Dr. Roko Žarnić

Disaster Risk Management & Governance for Resilient Communities

The quality of life of the citizens cannot be fully guaranteed because geophysical, hydrological, metrological, climatological and technological hazards, so in order to avoid them, we must first fully understand them and the risks that they pose to the community. This can be achieved by establishing an effective partnership between national authorities, professional organizations, code-writing bodies, civil defence units, construction industry, insurance and reinsurance companies, owners and other stakeholders exposed to risk.

Chair: Dr. Villas Mujumdar

Engineering Capacity Building

This section is intended to give the viewpoint of lecturers and conferrers on questions related to a key role that engineering professionals play in the global economy of the 21st Century, in the overall economic development activities of countries and regions, but only when the role of the engineering profession is well understood and utilized.

Chair: M.Sc. Yashin Brijmohan

Digitally engineered built environment: BIM lifecycle and Facility & Asset – Management

This theme is focusing on project information management for efficient collaborative digital workflows supported by BIM lifecycle – from advanced development of project information model for Design for Construction – to reality capturing/checking integration into asset information model for innovative Facility Management (FM) and Asset Management (AM).

Chair: Assist. Prof. Dr. Tomo Cerovšek


We are proud to announce that highly respected professionals will hold their speeches at the Forum opening:

Dr. Marlene Kanga, President of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations, a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology

Prof. Antonia Moropoulou, Professor at the National Technical University of Athens, Greece and President of the General Assembly of the Technical Chamber of Greece – Novel, Sustainable Preservation of Modern and Historic Buildings and Infrastructure. The paradigm of the Holy Aedicule’s Rehabilitation

Prof. Dr. Peter Fajfar, Professor at the University of Ljubljana, member of the Slovenian Academy of Enginnering – Earthquake resistant structures – The key element of seismic resilience

Prof. Jinxiu (Jenny) Yan, Vice President of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA), Vice President of the Chinese Tunnelling and Underground Works Society of CCES and Deputy General Manager of China Railway Academy Co., Ltd. – Development of Tunneling Technology in China over the Past 40 Years

More about key-note speakers:


More detailed information are Newsletter dated January 15, 2019 can be read here.