International conference & workshops
Ecoist NGO, with its cooperating partners ECOWEEK, SEEFED and NALED, will host, for the first time international known event ECOWEEK from 26-30 November 2012 in Belgrade. This event will place Belgrade on world cultural map, alongside with Athens, Rome, Thessaloniki, Copenhagen, Tel-Aviv, Istanbul, Jerusalem and many other cities that care about the youth empowerment and dealing with challenges of sustainability.
The goal of the “ECOWEEK” is to contribute to rising awareness about importance of sustainable development and improvement of environment in urban areas, trough synergy of public, civil and privet sector.
The ECOWEEK event features international lectures and workshops for young professionals and students, who will work on real-life projects from Belgrade in international teams, while promoting innovative sustainable design solutions. Design solutions will be publicly displayed in certain locations in Belgrade, and some of them will be realized in cooperation with GREENHOUSE platform.
Each year, ECOWEEK have been hosting keynote lecturers, some of the most prominent thinkers of today: Al Gore, Shigeru Ban, Bjarke Ingels, Francis Kere, Rural Studio, DIRT Studio, David Orr and many others. This ECOWEEK Belgrade will have an honor to listen, as a main keynote speaker of event, award winning sustainable architect from France, Françoise-Hélène Jourda, whose office designed the first positive energy office building in France.
This will be an occasion to learn more about sustainable building aspects, networking, team-work in international environment with domestic and foreign experts, which will help us to create the path towards sustainable future.