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Conference Wood Icon and Triple wood exhibition on Month of Design Slovenia

15. Oct. 2019

Within the Month of Design, on October 15, 2019, the International WOOD ICON Conference was held at the City of Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

The conference promoted innovative woodworking and wood constructions through presentations and debates professionals from praxis and research, practitioners on current research projects, successful business cases of putting knowledge into practice and woodworking policies. The event was designed with international participation from the Alpine and the Danube region and was aimed at wood professionals, architects, companies, entrepreneurs and policy makers.

The Program:

Welcome speech: Damjan Stanonik, State secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Slovenia

Development projects (integration, complexity, across sector approaches)
Prof.dr. Miha Humar, The Strategic Research and Innovation Partnership – Smart buildings and home with wood chain
Bogdan Božac, Cross-sectoral Demo project HOME24h

Wood niches (flexibility, uniqueness, maximum service)
Wood Buildings from Alpine space
Martin Mutschlechner, Stadt : Labor – Architekten, Innsbruck, AT
Karlheinz Boiger, Hohensinn Architektur ZT GmbH, AT
Christina Thum, TRIPLE WOOD project “”
Furniture and nautical interiors
Tim Kos, Mizarstvo Kos Bojan,
Danijel Mihajlovič, J & J Design
Hotel interiors
Andrej Jerina, Kolpa-Invest d.o.o.

Wood politics and strategies (Alpine Region vs. SEE Region)
Wood Policies and Strategies in;
Christina Thum, Ministry of economic affairs, labor and housing Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Višnja Košćak, Holzcluster Steiermark, Austria
Ana Dijan, Croatian Wood Cluster, Croatia

Round table on wood policy and strategy in Slovenia – challenges and opportunities
Damjan Stanonik, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, Slovenia
Danilo Anton Ranc, Ministry of economic development and technology, Slovenia
Igor Milavec; The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia and Wood Industry Cluster, Slovenia
Prof. dr. Miha Humar: UL, Biotechnical Faculty in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Bogdan Božac, Marles Hiše d.o.o.
Andrej Jerina, Kolpa-Invest d.o.o.
dr. Jernej Markelj, architect
Moderator: Janko Rožič u. d. i. a.

Thanks to the authors of the Slovenian objects from the TRIPLE WOOD exhibition
TRIPLE WOOD “Sustainable Wood Building Culture in the Alpine Region” & ProHolz Steiermark “Building in the name of people and climate” Exhibitions
Networking with Buffet & Music “ARTPART – WOOD”

Video reportage about the conference you can findHERE.


15. Oct. 2019
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Mesto oblikovanja
Dunajski cesti 123
Ljubljana, Slovenija