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InnoRenew CoE 1st International Conference Timber – A healthy future for sustainable buildings

About the Conference

The 1st InnoRenew CoE International Conference “Timber – A healthy future for sustainable buildings” aims to provide a forum for discussion and presentation of the latest developments merging health, sustainability, and timber in the built environment. The main objective is to share scientific development and applications wood use in structures that enhance human and environmental well-being. Sessions at the conference will include:

  • Design solutions for health, safety, and well-being
  • Ambient Assisted Living
  • Mental health in buildings
  • Material design for human well-being
  • Regenerative sustainability and timber buildings

Conference Sponsors

The InnoRenew CoE would like to thank our sponsors for their support and generosity.

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsor

  Riko Hiše


Conference Agenda

**Conference presentations are available to download in bulk: a, b, c. To download individually, please click on the name below. **

The agenda for the conference is:

Time Session Info
09:00 – 09:15 OpeningAndreja Kutnar, Director of the Innorenew CoE
09:15 – 10:00 KeynoteEd Suttie, BRE, United Kingdom
10:00 – 11:00 Design solutions for health, safety, & well-being
  • Veronika Kotradyová, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
  • Nastja Podrekar, InnoRenew CoE and University of Primorska, Slovenia
  • Sabina Jordan, ZAG, Slovenia
11:00 – 11:30 Networking break
11:30 – 12:30 Ambient Assisted Living
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Mental health in the built environment
15:00 – 16:00 Renewable materials and human well-being
16:00 – 17:00 Regenerative sustainability and timber buildings
17:00 – 17:30 Conference Closure – Mike Burnard, InnoRenew CoE
19:00 Conference Dinner

The conference will be conducted in English.

A conference flyer is available for distribution.


Register for the 1st InnoRenew CoE Conference: Please submit the registration form no later than 26th of February, 2019, and confirm that you have paid the registration by bank transfer (see below).

Registration fee

Conference registration (includes coffee breaks and lunch): 150 EUR
Conference dinner: 30 EUR

Payment must be done by bank transfer.

The deadline for registration is 26th of February, 2019.


Bank transfer details:
Name of the account holder: InnoRenew CoE
Address of the account holder: Livade 6, SI-6310 Izola, Slovenia
Name of the bank: NLB d.d.
Address of the bank: Trg republike 2, 1520 Ljubljana, Slovenia
IBAN number: SI56029220262173147
Reference number: 1-2019.

Please indicate the participant’s name and »InnoRenew CoE 1st International Conference« in the remark field when transferring the payment. Participant will receive an original copy of the receipt at the conference (at registration desk).

Important dates

February 26, 2019          Registration deadline

March 7, 2019              The 1st International InnoRenew CoE Conference


The conference will be held at the University of Primorksa in Koper, Slovenia.
Venue: Tramontana Lecture Hall, Fakulteta za humanistične študije at the University of Primorska, Titov trg 5, 6000 Koper

Scientific Committee

Anna Sandak, David DeVallance, Iztok Šušteršič, Miklos Kresz, Michael Burnard, Andreja Kutnar

Contact information

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Conference Organizers


The conference is organized by the InnoRenew CoE and the University of Primorska.