Assistant Minister for Construction and Energy Efficieny in Buildings Sector; Ministry of construction and physical planning
Keynote title: Decision making challenges of sustainability leadership on the public level
About Maja-Marija Nahod: Maja-Marija Nahod is and innovative Corporate Executive and Project Management Strategist. She considers herself as a technology whiz with a strong focus on leadership and decision making within public sector.
Oxana Klimenko (Russia)
Executive Director of Green Project Management in Russia and CIS countries
Keynote title: Green Project Management www – WHY? WHAT? HOW?
About Oxana Klimenko: Oxana is business consultant, trainer, visiting professor in leading Russian Universities. She is IPMA Certified Project Manager (level C), IPMA Certified Programme and Portfolio Management Consultant (level PPMC). Oxana provides trainings, consulting sessions, moderations, lectures and seminars in Russian and English for more than 18 years. She is President of NGO “Project Alliance” in Russia and Executive Director of Green Project Management in Russia and CIS countries.
Prof Saša Marenjak, Ph.D. (Croatia)
Full Professor, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek
Keynote title: Sustainable construction and sustainable project management in construction
About Saša Marenjak: Saša is contributor to ISAT (Integrated Sustainability Assessment Tool) development with partners from UK (Whole Life Consultants Ltd.). He is a Managing Partner of EU funded project “Whole Life Management of Sustainable Construction”, from 2012 to 2014. Saša is a member of the consulting team of „Dundee University”, working on evaluation of a few PPP/DBFO concessions projects (schools and hospitals) in UK.
Marjan Pipenbaher (Slovenia)
Owner at Ponting and Pipenbaher Consulting Engineers
Keynote title: Pelješac Bridge - an engineering masterpiece
About Marjan Pipenbaher: Marjan is the most respected Slovenian designer. He has worked bridges all over the world. From Turkey, Izrael, Montenegro to Slovenia.
Igor Vrečko, PhD (Slovenia)
Head of the Institute of Project Management at University of Maribor
Keynote title: From Sustainable city to Smart city – a case from Slovenia
About Igor Vrečko: Igor performed numerous consultations, invited lectures and managed workshops in different companies/organizations. His specialties are Project management and integration of project management with strategic, crisis and/or innovation management. Currently, he is the leader of the qualification program for gaining nationally certified profession “Project manager” at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, Head of the Institute of Project Management at the University of Maribor and President of Slovenian Project Management Association.