Ljubljana Forum is an annual gathering that combines knowledge and experience of city governance and defines key areas, visions and strategies of the future development of cities. The objectives of the Forum are to connect, enable and encourage good practice cases and concrete cooperation among different stakeholders.
In 2019 Ljubljana Forum special attention will be given to Large Scale Infrastructure Projects and new emerging technologies in the process of digital transformation of Europe. Major of Ljubljana will host the meeting of the mayors of South East Europe capital cities.
The Ljubljana Forum 2019 is an excellent opportunity to strengthen co-operation for better performance of cities and regions in Europe and worldwide and to present industry solutions for cities.
Enabling prosperity of cities means creating synergies between Foresight and Urban & Territorial Planning, which was a driving force behind foundation of the Ljubljana Forum in 2011. Two founders of Ljubljana Forum, namely Mr. Blaž GOLOB, Director of the GFS - GoForeSight Institute, and Mr. Miran GAJŠEK, Chief Urban Planner of the City of Ljubljana, created this European & global wide platform of various stakeholders that are important for bringing about prosperity of our cities. Ljubljana Forum is an international gathering of city mayors and city leaders, The Millennium Project, Regional Cooperation Council, European Commission and European Parliament, European Investment Bank, government representatives, industry representatives, R&D and University representatives and civil society partners. From the very beginning, partners of Ljubljana Forum are creating the evolving model of the ''City of the Future''.