30 June - 3 July 2018 Radisson Blu Plaza, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Žiga Turk (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)


Dr. Žiga Turk (1962) is a Professor in Construction Informatics and Documentation at the Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering at the University of Ljubljana. Originally a structural engineer M.Sc. in computer science. His academic interests include construction informatics, construction information technology, computer integrated construction, theoretical basis of process and product modelling and BIM, engineering communication and the related aspects of technology and philosophy. He studies modern forms of learning, knowledge transfer, internet science and responsible researching. He published over 40 articles in scientific journals and delivered 20 keynote and invited lectures. He had an important role in eight EU framework projects and coordinated two major ones. He is the founding editor of international scientific journal ITcon. He is member of editorial board of three other international scientific journals. In his public duties he was minister in the government of Slovenia, Secretary General of the Reflection Group on the Future of Europe at the European Council, carried out an interim evaluation of Framework 7 Programme and chaired a High Level Group about the future of European academic networking (GEANT).
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Keynote speakers

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Ghassan F. Aouad
The art and science of leadership in construction
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Tarek Bahgat
Risk Management and Governance of Mega Projects
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Daniel Castro-Lacouture
Better (and within reason) design-construction interactions in a BIM world...
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Jesus M. de la Garza
Shortcomings in Plain Vanilla CPM Schedules


Submission of abstracts
15 January 2018

Notification on abstracts' acceptance
15 February 2018

Submission of final papers
31 March 2018

Payment of early registration fee
31 March 2018

Final deadline for hotel reservation
31 March 2018

Cancellation without penalty
15 May 2018

30 June - 3 July 2018