On the 21st of October at BURCH University, in the Great Amphitheater Hall, an event was organized on the topic of "CICOP" Conference, Importance of Place - Heritage Without Borders in the 21st Century - The Sustainability and Heritage in a Changing World.
The conference was opened by the Rector of the University Prof. Dr. Mehmet Uzunoğlu, who emphasized the importance of such events for both our university and for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Rector Uzunoğlu gave his support to the Conference, congratulated the organizers but thanked the partners who have recognized the quality of these important architectural issues.
In addition to the Rector, the attendees where addressed by Prof. Dr. Nina Avramidou, president of CICOP.net Confederation, Prof. Dr. Milos Drdacky, Associate Professor, PhD C.Eng, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in the Czech Republic, Prof. Dr. Mohammed Hamidović, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prof. Dr. Elma Durmišević, Green Design Foundation, Amsterdam, Assist. Prof. Dr. Sanela Klaric, Head of Depatment of Architecture, International Burch University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Prof. Dr. Maja Popovac Roso, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, DI Alexander Petriz from the Petritz Development Network ISD Institute for structure development Projektentwicklung und bautraeger gmbh.
In addition to the opening ceremony, the first day of the Conference is scheduled for a tour of the exhibition as well as a gala dinner. The second day of the conference the participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a concert by Kenan Mačković, while the third day is scheduled for a tourist tour: Počitelj-Blagaj-Mostar.
We congratulate our Department of Architecture for the organization and thank all our partners for their contribution.