Conference CIBEK 19 completed

School of Engineering Management and Society of Engineering Management at the Faculty of Engineering Management in Belgrade today organized the 2nd International Scientific-Professional Conference on Circular and Bioeconomics – CIBEK 19.

The conference deals with current topics, such as improving efficiency and reducing resource use; identifying and creating new opportunities for economic growth and promoting innovation and competitiveness of cities and rural areas, as well as companies; guaranteeing security of supply to basic resources; fighting climate change and limiting the impact of resource use on the environment.

This conference brings together scientists, professionals and students from Jordan, India, The United Arab Emirates, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia in order to exchange ideas and concepts of great importance for future sustainable economic development.

Participants were addressed by Prof. Dr. Vladimir Tomasevic, President of the Council of the School of Engineering Management and Isabel Airas, representative of the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Serbia.

Invited lecturers at this year’s CIBEK conference are among the most important world authorities for issues of circular economy, renewable sources, environmental protection and sustainable development:

MOHAMMED AL TA’ANI, Director General of the Renewable Energy Society, Secretary General of the Arab Renewable Energy Commission, Jordan.

Lecture: The fourth generation of energy and artificial intelligence is the key in the Arab countries.

VIKTOR SIMONČIĆ, B.Sc. ing. kem. these, Independent Environmental Advisor and Sustainable Development, Croatia.

Lecture: When and how a circular economy can become reality – a challenge for sustainable local development and business opportunities.

Through the Skype platform, the participants addressed:

Joel Fernandez, Director at Trade & Invest British Columbia, India with the lecture: EU India Corporation Policy.

The conference partners are the German-Serbian Chamber of Commerce, the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia, the Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Serbia, the Secretariat for the Economy of the City of Belgrade, the Secretariat for Environmental Protection of the City of Belgrade, the Tourist Organization of Serbia, the Institute for Renewable Energy, the Energo Wind, the Society of Engineering Management Serbia.

The results of their research were presented by representatives of prominent higher education institutions and organizations from Serbia and the region, and a special accent was given on the presentation of the results of research carried out by students. All presented papers will be published in the Proceedings of the Conference.