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MONDAY, May 08th, 2017

09,00 – 12,00  Kindergartens:  Playroom „Let's Talk about energy and preserve the environment“

In the playroom „Let's Talk about Energy and preserve the environment" the youngest generations will learn about energy,  why it is important for all of us and how everybody, even the youngest among us, can contribute to the rational energy use, prevention of global warming and to environment protection. Through playing, discussions, drawing, coloring, creating breadboard models of windmills and other activities, all kindergartens in the City of Zagreb area will actively participate in the Zagreb Energy Week program.

Location:  Zagreb kindergartens (206 locations)

09,00 – 13,30  Zagreb University – Expert forum – „We have the solutions – visions of new generations for green development“

Students of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering and Faculty of Traffic and Transport Sciences will present their scientific projects and seminars on the application of new technologies in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

Location: Old City Hall - Zagreb, Ćirilometodska 5 - Hall A

09,00 - 18,00 Open Door days: Energetics on FER

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing shall open its door for visiting groups of pupils, students, expert associations and citizens. The visitors shall be informed on the topics concerning the measurement of energy and water consumption in buildings, the impact of distributed – renewable sources on voltage quality, a round table on the topic of the expected medium term development of the power system in Croatia as well as allowed to visit some laboratories.

Location: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Unska 3, Zagreb

10,00 – 11,00  Presentation „Using wind energy in small wind powerplants“

The Electromechanical Vocational school shall present using wind energy to small wind power in their Cabinet for renewable energy sources and modern technology in electrical installation. The visitors and pupils shall be able to see equipment for the production of electricity using low power wind turbines installed in the school yard.

Location:  Electromechanical Vocational school, Cabinet for renewable energy sources, Selska  cesta 83, Zagreb

09,00 – 11,00  Lecture „Basic KNX module“

As part of the project „Modernization of school curricula in vocational schools in accordance with the shifting needs of job/economy market Energy efficiency – KNX module“, conducted by the Electromechanical Vocational school with their partners Technical School of Civil-Engineering, Vocational school Sisak and the City Office for Education, Culture and Sports, educated teachers and lecturers from Zagreb vocational schools will hold lectures on the basic KNX module and energy efficiency for pupils in the City of Zagreb vocational schools. The target group includes third grades of vocational schools and second grades of trade schools.

Location:  Electromechanical Vocational school, Cabinet for renewable energy sources, Selska  cesta 83, Zagreb

17,30 – 19,00  Workshop “Through playing to new energy"

The association DOOR (Society for Sustainable Development) shall organize a workshop for interested citizens.  The workshop is designed as a "playground" for adults with educational tools on the subject of energy.

Location: SSSH, Trg kralja Petra Krešimira IV br 2, 2. kat, dvorana 226, Zagreb

TUESDAY, May 9th, 2017

08,00 – 16,00  Elementary Schools: Learning through playing the game "Tell me about Energy"

All first grades of Zagreb elementary schools will hold classes entitled „Tell me about energy“ and the

teachers will, by means of a picture book and an educational game, teach the children  about the need and manner of saving energy, energy efficiency and renewable  energy sources.  Furthermore, the elementary school pupils will, through discussions on this topic, express their own ideas, activities, drawings and essays on how they think energy can be rationally used and saved.

Location:  Primary schools of the City of Zagreb (114 locations)

09,00 – 16,30  VIII. Green Day of the Croatian Chamber of Architects

The Croatian Chamber of Architects shall organize an international symposium, entitled „VIII. Green Day of the Croatian Chamber of Architects”. The only way to keep up with the ever faster development is to know today what the regulation will be tomorrow. Not only our competence and competitiveness, but also our quality of life, depend on us being well informed and open to innovations which aim for a sustainable, more humane life. Respectable world experts shall tell us what are today’s innovative methods, materials and technologies! The progress is indeed unexpected.

Location:  Old City Hall - Zagreb, Ćirilometodska 5 - Hall A

09,00 – 14,00 Seminar of the Croatian chamber of mechanical engineers and the Croatian chamber of electrical engineers

The members of the Croatian chamber of mechanical engineers and the Croatian chamber of electrical engineers shall present new technologies in the application of conventional and renewable sources of energy.

Location: Old City Hall – Ćirilometodska 5, Zagreb – Hall

09,00 – 14,00  Training Workshop of the project TOGETHER

The City Office for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development shall organize a workshop as part of the project TOGETHER for the representatives of the kindergartens and primary schools involved in the project. The project aims to improve energy efficiency in public buildings based on a change of the users' behavior and education of building users, while also monitoring the savings results by way of smart tools for monitoring energy consumption.

Location:  City of Zagreb Tribina, Kaptol 27, Zagreb

09,00 – 17,00 Open days at the Technical Museum Nikola Tesla

The City of Zagreb Technical museum Nikola Tesla shall open its door to visits of pupils, students, expert associations and citizens. As part of the open door day, the museum shall present an exhibition and educational center „Renewable energy sources and energy efficiency“. In cooperation with the partners, the museum shall hold a great number of events - presentations, workshops and lectures - during the entire day in the permanent exhibition space, the theatre and in the area in front of the museum.

Location: Technical Museum, Savska cesta 18, Zagreb

13,00 – 14,30 Round table "Importance of transversal skills for Green jobs and green economy"

The Craft College - institution for adult education, The Chamber of Trades and Crafts and the Association of Craftsmen of the City of Zagreb shall hold a round table about ACROSS project for their members and other interested craftsmen and entrepreneurs. The project views the transformation of jobs into “green jobs” as a cross-sectorial overhaul of traditional jobs in transforming/restructuring sectors and the development of innovative, technology- and efficiency-driven new jobs, in traditional sectors also. The project focuses on two main tenets: sustainable development in the so-called green economies and the appraisal of transversal skills as portable skills in times of high unemployment and restructuring.

Location: City of Zagreb Chamber of Trades and Crafts, Ilica 49/1, Zagreb

WEDNESDAY, May 10th, 2017

08,00 – 18,00  Secondary schools: A lesson about Climate and Energy

All City of Zagreb secondary schools will hold a lesson in first grades concerning the need for energy savings, rational use of energy, fight against global warming and adaptation to climate change caused by the actions of man and man's influence on the use of natural energy sources.

Location: City of Zagreb secondary schools (67 locations)

09,00 – 17,00  International conference Smart energy solutions for sustainable development“

EU representatives and the representatives of Croatian ministries and institutions will participate at the international conference entitled “Smart energy solutions for sustainable development“. The conference shall deal with issues connected with reaching joint EU targets in order to follow the EU policy and energy-climate frame up to 2050 towards energy more efficient, low-carbon and more competitive market development, attracting new investment and a better life quality for the citizens.

Location: Old City Hall – Ćirilometodska 5, Hall  A, Zagreb

09,00 – 17,00 Open days at the Technical Museum Nikola Tesla

The City of Zagreb Technical museum Nikola Tesla shall open its door to visits of pupils, students, expert associations and citizens. As part of the open door day, the museum shall present an exhibition and educational center „Renewable energy sources and energy efficiency“. In cooperation with the partners, the museum shall hold a great number of events - presentations, workshops and lectures - during the entire day in the permanent exhibition space, the theatre and in the area in front of the museum.

Location: Technical Museum, Savska cesta 18, Zagreb

09,00 – 17,00  Education LEED v4 Building Design and Construction  (BD+C)Rating System

LEED® is a construction ranking system designed by the American Green Building Association. When launched, the LEED was the first national system of its kind in the world and now there are over 100 different systems of certification in countries worldwide. The aim and purpose of the LEED program and education is strengthening of the green building system market through applications based on the „consensus-based“ standards and providing a clear criterion for measuring impact on buildings during and after construction. LEED® provides an independent verification by third parties that the construction project is ecologically responsible, profitable and offers a healthy living and working environment. The Croatian Green Building Association is organizing the LEED v4 Building Design and Construction (BD+C) Rating System one-day course which will be held on May 10, 2017 in Zagreb. The course shall cover the practical aspects of working on LEED projects, including the process of certification, fees, expenses, meeting consultant requests and the best practices worldwide! The education shall be held by Vessela Valtcheva-McGee, a lecturer with a great experience from the international projects field. All additional information, including the application form and program, are available here!

Location: Croatian Engineering Association, Berislavićeva 6, Zagreb

10,00 – 18,00  Faculty of Architecture and Faculty of civil engineering Energy day

Lecturers from the Faculty of Architecture and Faculty of civil engineering are organizing the ECO-SANDWICH day where they will present the project ECO-SANDWICH – From innovation to realization - precast facade panel of recycled aggregate for reconstruction and new building energy standard A+.

Location: Faculty of Architecture, Kačićeva 26, Zagreb

10,30 – 12,00 Open door days - HEP ESCO

HEP ESCO, a part of the HEP Group, shall present the trends in the market for energy services and products and services that will in the coming period offer to the customers of the HEP Group. It will also be about smart technologies that are an integral part of the concepts of smart buildings and industry 4.0 and the preparation of projects for financing from EU funds, especially in the industrial sector.

Location:  City of Zagreb Tribina, Kaptol 27, Zagreb

13,00 – 15,00 „Innovative entrepreneurship“ lecture

The Zagreb Development Agency (RAZA) – Zagreb Technology Park (TPZ) shall present its activities in the field of encouraging entrepreneurship in the City of Zagreb. The lecture shall also include companies from the Technology park that deal in innovative entrepreneurship.

Location:  City of Zagreb Tribina, Kaptol 27, Zagreb 

THURSDAY, May 11th, 2017

09,00 – 12,30  Conference „Role of the business sector in the process of sustainable energy development realization“

The conference „Role of the business sector in the process of sustainable energy development realization“ shall cover the topics dealing with the construction sector present and future, experiences in implementing energy efficiency and energy refurbishment projects, with a special emphasis on manners of encouraging a more efficient development of the economic sector.

Location: Chamber of Trades and Crafts Zagreb, Ilica 49/1, Zagreb

09,00 – 17,00  Meeting of the Working Group Noise EUROCITIES

In cooperation with EUROCITIES, the City Office for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development shall organize a Working Group Noise EUROCITIES meeting, where the members of the Working Group shall discuss the implementation of the Environmental Noise Directive and the common noise assessment methodology for strategic noise mapping as well as present projects and possibilities of implementation of new solutions for noise abatement in urban environment. The meeting is the opportunity for Croatian and European municipalities to exchange experiences and gain new knowledge and information on noise management projects.

Location:  City of Zagreb Tribina, Kaptol 27, Zagreb 

09,00 – 14,30  FosterREG Project Final Conference

FosterREG project aims at enhancing public capacity at local, regional and national levels to plan, finance and manage integrated urban regeneration for sustainable energy uptake, through capacity building, promotion and articulation of effective multilevel coordination, and national as well as European network strengthening. These objectives will be achieved through public stakeholders’ engagement in joint analysis and knowledge development activities, as well as creation and dissemination of targeted training materials and activities across Europe. The project is implemented by the International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES Centre), Agency for Transactions and Mediation in Immovable Properties (APN) and the City of Osijek. (Online application)

Location: Hotel International, Miramarska 24, Zagreb

11,00 – 14,00  Seminar "Digitization industry “

The Croatian Chamber of Economy, in cooperation with Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, shall organize a seminar that will talk about measures aimed at supporting and connecting national initiative to digitize all sectors of industry and related services and investment promotion with the help of strategic partnerships and networks.

Location: Croatian Chamber of Economy, Zagreb Chamber, Draškovićeva 45/I, Zagreb

14,00 – 16,00 Open door days at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture shall open the door of its laboratories for renewable sources of energy to expert visits by representatives of crafts and entrepreneurs, representatives of local self-government units, groups of pupils, students, expert associations and citizens. The visitors shall be able to see a new examination system with geothermal heat pump that is used for cooling and heating of two classrooms, solar photovoltaic and collector systems, a small wind power plant, fuel cells and hydrogen production as an alternative fuel using renewable energy and the operation of the biomass boiler. The visit to laboratories will be preceded by presentations of the said technologies in the faculty classrooms.

Location: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Ivana Lučića 5, Zagreb

16,00 – 18,00 Open door day:  Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar

The Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar shall open its door to visits by groups of pupils, students, expert associations and citizens. The visitors shall be informed of the development and the possibilities of application of new technologies, new solutions concerning energy production through the use of renewable energy sources. They shall also be informed of the reconstruction of the existing business object which allowed for reaching high energy standards.

Location: Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar – Savska cesta 163, Zagreb

FRIDAY, May 12th, 2017                                         

09,00 – 18,00 Open door days: Croatian Professional Society for Solar Energy

The Solar House in Špansko shall open its door to the visiting groups of pupils, students, expert associations and citizens. The visitors shall be informed of the development and the possibilities of new technologies application as well as new solutions of the system for the production of electric energy and hot water through the use of renewable energy sources using the example of an individual family object.

Location: Croatian Professional Society for Solar Energy, J. Kavanjina 14, Zagreb

09,00 – 17,00  Meeting of the Working Group Noise EUROCITIES

In cooperation with EUROCITIES, the City Office for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development shall organize a Working Group Noise EUROCITIES meeting, where the members of the Working Group shall discuss the implementation of the Environmental Noise Directive and the common noise assessment methodology for strategic noise mapping as well as present projects and possibilities of implementation of new solutions for noise abatement in urban environment. The meeting is the opportunity for Croatian and European municipalities to exchange experiences and gain new knowledge and information on noise management projects.

Location:  City of Zagreb Tribina, Kaptol 27, Zagreb 

09,00 – 13,00 Project „#Rule 6- A safe embrace“  

Knowing that in the last couple of years, the children have been often victims as passengers in their parents' vehicles, the Croatian Auto Club has created the project „#Rule 6- A safe embrace“ . The project takes a look into the aspects of child transportation in cars, i.e. the use of child seats. The Croatian Auto Club and its partners shall, on May 12, 2017, start a national campaign on responsible driver conduct and present a preventive-educational program „See and click“ for the preschool children, the results of research into driver conduct, the results of testing child seats and the awarded short films on the use of child seats.

Location:  Croatian Auto Club, Avenija Dubrovnik 44, Zagreb

09,00 – 17,00 6th meeting of the National qualification platform for continuous training of construction workers in energy efficiency

The meeting is part of a project CROSKILLS - Life-long training of construction workers in the area of ​​energy efficiency, which aims to establish a national program of training and certification of construction workers in the field of energy efficiency, in 6 major building occupations for which there is need - plasterer, roofer, installer drywall , painter, carpenter and bricklayer. The project, based on national guidelines supported twenty sectoral institutions and organizations, made the teaching materials, selected 12 training centers across the Croatian and trained hundreds of trainers who will conduct the training of workers, and has drafted "Regulations on the system of training and certification construction workers who built parts of the building that affect energy efficiency in buildings ", which is to be adopted, and soon will start the first education of workers. The meeting is a part of regular consultation events which bring together representatives of professional organizations, national institutions, professional organizations and associations in the sectors of construction, energy and education in an informal consultative body of the project, the so-called National qualification platforms.

Location: Croatian Chamber of Civil Engineers, Ulica grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb (Chromos Tower)