Conference abstracts submission deadline has been extended until April 15th, 2016.
"If there are to be problems, may they come during my life-time so that I can resolve them and give my children the chance of a good life."

Kenyan proverb
"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban
"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

Buckminster Fuller, philosopher, futurist and global thinker (1895 - 1983)
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Wednesday, June 15
1100 - 1800
Registration (REGISTRATION DESK)
1230 - 1700
Technical visit
1900 - 2000
Welcome reception (GRAND GARDEN)
Thursday, June 16
800 - 900
Registration (REGISTRATION DESK)
900 - 1100
Opening session (ROOM A)
Chair: Prof. Aleksander Zidanšek
--- Welcome addresses ---
  • Prof. Milena Horvat, Dean, Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School
  • Prof. Zvonimir Guzović, Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Prof. Zdravko Kravanja, Dean, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor
  • Mr. Gašper Hrastelj, Deputy Secretary General, Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO
  • Prof. Sandro Nižetić, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Construction and Physical Planning, Croatia
 
--- Introductory statements ---
  • Prof. Neven Duić, President of the International Centre for International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems
         Sustainable development, where we are and where we are heading to?

  • Prof. Aleksander Zidanšek, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee
          Releasing creative potentials of knowledge and education 
 
--- Round table: Education, research and entrepreneurship for sustainable development  ---
  • Prof. Milena Horvat, Dean, Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School
  • Prof. Zvonimir Guzović, Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Prof. Zdravko Kravanja, Dean, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor
1100 - 1130
Coffee break (CONFERENCE AREA LOBBY)
1130 - 1230
1230 - 1330
Lunch break (HOTEL RESTAURANT)
1330 - 1530
Energy and environment (ROOM A)
Chair: Prof. Ricardo Chacartegui
Co-chair(s): Mr. Giulio Vialetto
Energy systems (ROOM B)
Chair: Prof. Sanja Filipović
Co-chair(s): Ms. Renata Kovačević (tbc)
Biofuels (ROOM D)
Chair: Prof. Paul I. Barton
Co-chair(s): Mr. Xi Lihe (tbc)
Various sustainability topics I (ROOM E)
Chair: Prof. Natasa Markovska
Co-chair(s): Mr. Lukas Kranzinger
1330 - 1930
1530 - 1600
Coffe break and poster session (CONFERENCE AREA LOBBY)
1600 - 1800
Plastic and Plastic Waste – Threats, Challenges and Opportunities (ROOM B)
Chair: Dr. Arne M. Ragossnig
Co-chair(s): Prof. Daniel Rolph Schneider
Future of sustainability: Innovative concepts and technologies for sustainable abundance (ROOM D)
Chair: Prof. Aleksander Zidanšek
Co-chair(s): Prof. Garry Jacobs
Prof. Ivo Šlaus
Various sustainability topics II (ROOM E)
Chair: Prof. Jürgen-Friedrich Hake
Co-chair(s): Ms. Maria Arvidsson
1800 - 1930
Friday, June 17
800 - 830
Registration (REGISTRATION DESK)
830 - 930
930 - 1000
Coffee break (CONFERENCE AREA LOBBY)
1000 - 1200
Energy planning (ROOM B)
Chair: Dr. Anna Grobelak
Co-chair(s): Mr. Somboon Nuchprayoon
Water (ROOM D)
Chair: Dr. JOSE MARIA PONCE-ORTEGA
Co-chair(s): Mr. Joel Czarny
Waste and energy (ROOM E)
Chair: Dr. Mariusz Tańczuk
Co-chair(s): Mr. Tihomir Tomić
Modelling (ROOM F)
Chair: Prof. Ricardo Chacartegui
1200 - 1300
Lunch break (HOTEL RESTAURANT)
1300 - 2000
Social event (LIPICA and POSTOJNA)
2000 - 2100
Award ceremony (LIPICA and POSTOJNA)
Chair: Prof. Natasa Markovska
Co-chair(s): Dr. Petar Varbanov
Saturday, June 18
800 - 830
Registration (REGISTRATION DESK)
830 - 930
930 - 1000
Coffee break (CONFERENCE AREA LOBBY)
1000 - 1200
Buildings (ROOM C)
Chair: Dr. Zoltan Varga
Co-chair(s): Dr. Zvonimir Petranović
Life cycle assessment (ROOM D)
Chair: Dr. KOUTAMA AMARA
Co-chair(s): Mr. Guido Pleßmann
Carbon fuels and capture (ROOM E)
Chair: Dr. Masoud Rokni
Co-chair(s): Ms. Slavica Robic
1200 - 1300
Lunch break (HOTEL RESTAURANT)
SDEWES Centre assembly (HOTEL RESTAURANT 'PEČINE')
1300 - 1500
Environment and society (ROOM A)
Chair: Prof. Natasa Markovska
Co-chair(s): Mr. Nezih Enes EVREN
Energy efficiency (ROOM B)
Chair: Dr. Andreja Nemet
Co-chair(s): Mr. Fuad Nasibov
Sustainability technologies (ROOM C)
Chair: Prof. Vladimir Strezov
Co-chair(s): Mr. Jean-Nicolas Louis
Renewable energy (ROOM D)
Chair: Prof. Daniel Rolph Schneider
Co-chair(s): Ms. Nthabiseng Sebelebele
Food, agriculture and biomass (ROOM E)
Chair: Dr. Şiir KILKIŞ
Co-chair(s): Mr. Dominik Franjo Dominković
1400 - 1800
Energy Journal - handling editors meeting (invitation only) (ROOM F)
Chair: Prof. Henrik Lund
1500 - 1530
Closing session (ROOM A)
Chair: Prof. Aleksander Zidanšek

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