Preliminary programme:

Saturday,
6.4.2019
Sunday,
7.4.2019
Monday,
8.4.2019
Tuesday,
9.4.2019
Wednesday,
10.4.2019
Thursday,
11.04.2019

WFEO MEETING

WORLD CONSTRUCTION FORUM

TECHNICAL EXCURSION
08:00 Forum Registration Forum Registration
09:00
WFEO Meetings
WFEO Meetings
WFEO meeting and reception at the University of Ljubljana WFEO meeting the Rector of the University of Ljubljana Forum – Sections Technical Excursion – Visit Predjama castle &
Škocjan caves
10:00
Forum – Opening Session
11:00
12:00
Lunch, Press Conference
13:00
Lunch
Lunch
WFEO Meeting
Lunch
Lunch
14:00
WFEO Meetings
WFEO Meetings
Forum Sections
Forum Sections
15:00
Forum Registration
16:00
17:00
18:00
19:00
Welcome Reception
Gala Dinner

An invitation to the Forum:

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

Accompanying persons’ programme:

9.4.2019 Ljubljana guided tour

10.4.2019 Guided visit of Postojna cave and Lipica Stud Farm

Key-note Speakers:

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

Dr. Peggy Oti-Boateng 
Director for Science Policy and Capacity Building

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

Key-note Lecture:

Development of Tunneling Technology in China over the Past 40 years.

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

Key-note Lecture:

Novel, Sustainable Preservation of Modern and Historic Buildings and Infrastructure. The paradigm of the Holy Aedicule’s Rehabilitation.

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

Key-note Lecture:

Earthquake resistant structures – The key element of seismic resilience

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

Chair: Assist. Prof. Dr. Željko Vukelić Slovenian Chamber of Engineers

Co-chair: Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Kryžanowski, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Theme 2 – Construction 4.0 – Advanced Construction Engineering:

Chair: Prof. Dr. Žiga Turk, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Co-chair: Prof. Ke Gong, WFEO’s President Elect/Vice President, Chair CEIT (Committee on Engineering for Innovative Technologies), China

Co-chair: Aris Chatzidakis, President of the European Council of Civil Engineers

Theme 3 – Cultural Heritage in Digital World:

Chair: Prof. Dr. Roko Žarnić, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Co-chair: Dr. Marinos Ioannides, UNESCO Chair on Digital Heritage, Cyprus University of Technology

Co-chair: Emilio Colon, D. Engr., P.E., LPP, Past President of the World Council of Civil Engineers,

Theme 4 – Disaster Risk Management & Governance for Resilient Communities:

Chair: Dr. Villas Mujumdar, Vice Chair WFEO Committee on Disaster Risk Management, United States of America

Co-chair: Prof. Dr. Matjaž Dolšek, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Theme 5 – Engineering Capacity Building:

Chair: M.Sc. Yashin Brijmohan, Vice President, Chair WFEO Committee on Engineering Capacity Building, South Africa

Co-chair: Prof. Dr. Goran Turk, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Co-chair: Eng. Martin Manuhwa, WFEO Vice President, Chair WFEO Committee on Anti-Corruption

Theme 6 – Facility & Asset Management, BIM Lifecycle:

Chair: Assist. Prof. Dr. Tomo Cerovšek, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Co-chair: Prof. Vladimír Benko,
Professor at Civil Engineering Faculty, STU Bratislava

Co-chair: Dr. Samo Peter Medved, President of the Section of Civil Engineers at the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers