Last week engineers from all over the world gathered in Ljubljana for the World Construction Forum 2019, which was organized by the Slovenian Chamber of Engineers and Faculty of Civil and geodetic Engineering of University of Ljubljana in partnership with World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and under patronage of UNESCO and his excellency, Mr Borut Pahor, the president of the Republic of Slovenia.
After two days of interesting lectures and acceptance of Ljubljana declaration forum concluded with a Gala Dinner, where Slovenian Chamber of Engineers presented two awards for innovation on the field of construction.
WCF 2019 IN NUMBERS
In two days, 700 participants from 51 countries from five continents visited World Construction Forum, attending 109 lectures and listening to four keynote lectures at the forum opening, given by prof. Peter Fajfar from Slovenia, prof. Antonia Moropoulou from Greece, prof. Jinxiu Yan from China and dr. Mark Coleman from Great Britain. All lectures were greeted with great response from atendees, gathered in Cankarjev dom, where WCF 2019 took place.
e-WCF - DIGITAL VIDEO LECTURES AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC
We have enabled the legacy of WCF 2019 to live on on the internet. All the lectures will be available for free on forum’s website (https://www.wcf2019.org/forum-lectures/) from 22nd April 2019. Some of them are already uploaded (forum opening, key-note speakers). Live videos and abstracts of the lectures can be found on the forum’s website.
We would like to reach as many people around the globe as possible, so we kindly ask you to share the information about the e-lectures with yourrespected colleagues and help the voice of WCF 2019 to spread around.
LJUBLJANA DECLARATION 2019 ON THE CONSTRUCTION UNTIL 2030
The final act of WCF 2019 was the acceptance of Ljubljana declaration, which was prepared with the goal of contributing to the UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals Agenda 2030. All the shareholders contributed to the drafting process of declaration and we are confident that it will help with achieving a goal for sustainable and green development of the world.
You can find the Ljubljana declaration here:
You can check out the pictures from the Forum here: http://url.sio.si/EvM
INFORMATION ABOUT FORUM
You can find all other information about the Forum at www.wcf2019.org
WE THANK YOU FOR BEEING A PART OF WCF2019 AND FOR SPREADING INFORMATION ABOUT IT AROUND THE WORLD!
Slovenian Chamber of Engineers
Faculty of Civil and geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana
World Federation of Engineering Organizations