Symposiums

GAS FORUM

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17th GAS FORUM
Time: February 22rd, 2018
Venue: Zagreb, The Congress Centre ‘Antunović’
Language: Croatian
Web: www.em.com.hr/plinarski_forum

Forums on Gas are held annually. The first Forum on Gas was held in 2002 in Stubičke Toplice, and then, until 2010 Forums were held in Varaždinske Toplice, while from 2011 the venue has been Zagreb.

The Forum on Gas is a central point for the exchange of knowledge, experiences and opinions in the gas technology and all related fields such as chimney sweeping, energy and power industry, construction etc. In other words, the Forum on Gas gathers all participants from the ‘gas chain’ and all of those that in their everyday work come into contact with the gas, the gas technology and the gas business: experts from the gas, energy and power companies, designers, construc-tors, fitters and installers of the gas equipment and devices, chimney sweepers, representatives of producers and traders of the gas equipment and devices, representatives from the state authorities and institutions and local government, repre-sentatives of the inspection bodies, members of professional organizations and many others.

The common emphasis at the Forum on Gas is on the following topics:

  • problems in gas distribution and supply
  • news from the legislative and political environment of the gas market
  • operation of the gas system during the past heating season
  • situation on the gas market
  • further development of the gas system
  • new technical solutions for the gas application and flue gases exhaustion
  • construction of gas and flue gases systems and installations
  • installation and service of the gas appliances and maintenance of flue gas exhaustion systems
  • measuring, testing and control of the gas and flue gas installations
  • preventing the accidents and ensuring the safety of the gas users
  • organization of work of the ‘gas chain’ members and relations between them
  • training, education and training of the ‘gas chain’ members
  • organization of the chimney sweeping service and problems in the chimney sweeping business.

POSSIBILITIES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES APPLICATION

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POSSIBILITIES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES APPLICATION
Time: April 19th, 2018
Venue: Zagreb, The Congress Centre ‘Antunović’
Language: Croatian
Web: www.em.com.hr/obnovljivi_izvori

Seminars ‘Possibilities of Renewable Energy Sources Applica-tion’ are held annually. They started in 2009, and for all those years have been held in Zagreb.

So far, the Seminars included topics such as: heat pumps, solar thermal systems, photovoltaics, forest biomass, realized pro-jects from all areas of renewable energy, cogeneration and microcogeneration plants, solar energy and heat pumps, bi-omass and biogas.

Seminars ‘Possibilities of Renewable Energy Sources Appli-cation’ is a central point for the gathering and exchange of knowledge, experiences and opinions of all those who in their daily work come in contact with issues that involve renewable energy and energy in general, as well as professionals from energy companies, designers, consultants and construction companies, representatives of the developers and investors, representatives of producers and traders of the equipment, devices and plants, representatives of the relevant state authorities and institutions, members of professional organizations, scientists and researchers and students from the higher education institutions and institutes and many others.

The common emphasis at the Seminar ‘Possibilities of Renewable Energy Sources Application’ is on the following topics:

  • new laws and regulations in the field of renewables
  • framework for the promotion of renewables
  • possibilities for financing the projects of renewables
  • further development of renewables in Croatia
  • the role of renewables in the development of Croatian energy and power industry
  • the problem of connecting the plants that use renewables into the power system
  • utilization of renewables for electricity and heat
  • new technical solutions for the exploitation of renewables
  • removing the obstacles for the broader application of renewables
    (facilitating the licensing and procedures for the acquiring the status of an eligible producer and etc.)
  • the role of renewables in the energy transition
  • the most important projects realized in the previous period.

CROATIAN SEMINAR ON PRESSURE EQUIPMENT

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15th CROATIAN SEMINAR ON PRESSURE EQUIPMENT
Time: May 24th, 2018
Venue: Zagreb, The Congress Centre ‘Antunović’
Language: Croatian
Web: www.em.com.hr/tlacna_oprema

Croatian Seminars on Pressure Equipment are held annually. They started in 2004, and for all those years have been held in Zagreb

Croatian Seminars on Pressure Equipment is a central place for discussion and exchange of knowledge, experiences and opinions on topics from the field of the pressure equipment, but mostly about the problems that have been existed and still exist in the field. Thus, Seminars gather all those who in any way in their everyday work come into contact with the pressure equipment (various containers, gas bottles, process equipment, pipelines, gas and oil ducts and all other pipeli-nes etc.) such as managers, designers, engineers, and experts from the specialized consulting, construction, inspection, testing and certification companies, scientists, researchers and the students of higher education institutions, representatives of the relevant state and inspection authorities and instituti-ons, representatives of producers and traders of the pressure equipment and others.

The common emphasis at the Croatian Seminars on Pressure Equipment is on the following topics:

  • new laws, regulations and standards in the field of design, construction, application, use and maintenance of the pressure equipment
  • obligations and powers of the participants in the production process, in the marketing and the usage of the pressure equipment
  • review of the activities of the relevant state authorities in the previous period
  • control of the pressure equipment on the market and in use
  • experiences from other countries.

CLIMA-FORUM

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CLIMA-FORUM 2017
Time: October 4th - 5th, 2017
Venue: Osijek, the 'Osijek' Hotel
Language: Croatian
Web: www.em.com.hr/klima_forum

Clima-Forums are held bi-annually. The first Clima-Forum was held in 2007 in Zadar, which was the venue also in 2009 and 2011, while in 2013 and 2015 the venue was Zagreb. The venue in 2017 is chosen to be Osijek. The programme in 2017 will again last for two days and will be divided into five or six thematic sections (chapters).

Clima-Forum is a central place for the exchange of knowledge, experiences and opinions in the field of refrigeration, ventilation and air-conditioning and all the related fields. Accordingly, Clima-Forum gathers all those for which the heating, cooling, ventilation and air-conditioning are parts of their everyday work or who come with these fields in connection such as designers, installers and repairmen of the cooling, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment, managers and owners of the refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, consultants, developers and investors in the projects, representatives of the producer and traders of cooling, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment, scientists and researchers and students from higher education institutions, representatives of the relevant state and inspection authorities and institutions from the field of the construction and environmental protection and many others.

The common emphasis at the Clima-Forums is on the following topics:

  • usage and recycling of refrigerants
  • new solutions in the HVAC technology
  • HVAC devices, equipment and plants
  • thermal insulation, noise and fire protection related to the HVAC systems
  • the design and construction of the the HVAC systems
  • energy efficiency and the HVAC systems
  • energy audits, certification and renovation of buildings in relation to the HVAC systems
  • market, professional issues, education, norms and regulations in the field of the HVAC equipment and systems
  • the most interesting projects in the HVAC field implemented in recent times.

In addition, as an ambitious program of energy renovation of buildings for various purposes (family houses, residential, public, commercial, industrial and of tourist buildings, etc.) has currently been implemented, at the Clima-Forum 2017 a round table will be held about that topic and will gather representatives of the relevant state authorities and institutions (ministries, funds, etc.), designers and constructors.

ENERGY-EFFICIENT LIGHTING

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CONFERENCE ON ENERGY-EFFICIENT LIGHTING 2018
6th CONFERENCE ON ENERGY-EFFICIENT LIGHTING &
SMART HOMES, BUILDINGS AND TOWNS
Time: September 27th, 2018
Venue: Zagreb, The Congress Centre ‘Antunović’
Language: Croatian
Web: www.em.com.hr/ucinkovita_rasvjeta

Energy Efficient Lighting Conferences are held annually. They started in 2013, and for all those years have been held in Za-greb.

The Conference is a central place for the exchange of knowled-ge, experiences and opinions in the lighting technology and all associated fields. Accordingly, the Conference gathers everyone for which the lighting technology is a part of their everyday work or who come with it connection such as lighting systems designers and installers, the producers and traders of the lighting devices and equipment, representatives of the consultants, developers and investors in projects, owners, managers and maintainers of various facilities, representatives of relevant state authorities and institutions and professional organizations, representatives of the local government, scientists and researchers and students of higher education institutions and many others.

The common emphasis at the Energy Efficient Lighting Conferences is on the following topics:

  • possibilities of financing projects of the energy effective lighting
  • legislative and incentive environment for the application of the energy effective lighting
  • new standards and regulations in the lighting technology
  • the design and construction of the lighting systems
  • technical and economic analysis of the lighting systems
  • new solutions in the lighting technology
  • the most important projects realized in the previous period.

POWER AND PROCESS PLANTS

INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

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13th INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM POWER AND PROCESS PLANTS
8th INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES
Time: November 14th - 16th, 2018
Venue: Rovinj, The ‘Eden’ Hotel
Language: English and Croatian
Web: www.em.com.hr/eipp

The first international scientific symposium titled “Power and Process Plants” took place in Dubrovnik in 1994 as the first expert meeting held in this city after the ravages of war that it suffered in 1991. Nevertheless, the first symposium was already met with an excellent response of professional circles and in the course of years the number of participants kept growing. Since 2004 the programme has been supplemented by the International Forum on Renewable Energy Sources taking place as a rule on the last Symposium day. In 2012 the venue of the Conference and the Forum was changed to Rovinj and in 2014 an additional topic was presented: electromobility.

Usual topics of the Symposium and the Forum respectively are as follows:

  • Energy economy, legislation and current developments in power sector
  • Energy and process plants, environment protection
  • Testing, monitoring, rehabilitation and modernization of plants
  • Management, operation, maintenance, fuels and lubricants
  • Energy management, energy efficiency
  • Importance and role of renewable energy sources
  • Executed projects and possibilities of renewable energy sources application
  • e-mobility.

The recent 12th International Scientific Symposium “Power and Process Plants” and the 5th International Forum on Renewable Energy Sources held in 2016 gathered 350 participants: experts and scientists from the field of power industry and energy economy, gas technology, renewable energy sources and environment protection, representatives of higher education and testing institutions, professional associations and government bodies as well as manufacturers of power equipment, plants and appliances, engineering, designing and consultancy firms from Croatia and the world.