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Theme: We are building!

This event occurred on
May 11, 2014
5:00pm - 8:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Nova Gorica, 084

We are building ... on ideas!

Gledališka dvorana - Gimnazija Nova Gorica
Rejčeva ulica 1 B
Nova Gorica, 084, 5000
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Primož Jovanović

His passion for flying helped him to overcome high school crisis and to start building his dreams. In 1997 he finished schooling at Westwind Aviation Academy in USA and in 2003 he graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Slovenia. In the year 2005 he passed the selection for co-pilots on the aircraft CRJ 200/900 at Adria Airways, where he has been flying ever since. He is the leader of the Adria Flight Career center. Based on his experience and everything he learnt in his life journey, he is convinced that in life everything is possible, you only need to decide for it.

dr. Urban Kordeš

Urban Kordeš walked an unusual but interesting path after receiving a degree in mathematical physics. He is exploring the human mentality, cognition and consciousness. He leads the interdisciplinary international graduate programme of Cognitive science at University of Ljubljana. In his work he is combining findings from different fields of science- from neuroscience to philosophy. His main point of research interest is human experience, the most direct but the least studied and explored part of human being.

Jiři Kočica

Jiři Kočica is a Slovene academic sculptor. From the year 1988 he is exhibiting on his own and in collaboration with others - at home and abroad, among others in Vienna, New York, São Paulo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Brussels. His articles and reviews that often deal with art as an ethical act are published in different publications. He is a long time member of the Society of fine artists of Maribor and of the Union of societies of Slovene fine artists. He works as a professor at the high school for decoration and design in Ljubljana. He sometimes lectures at the Faculty of Education and at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Maribor.

Matija Goljar

In the primary school Matija was announcing to everybody: 'When I am old, I will be an astronaut.' After a set of circumstances, from exam retake in chemistry in high school, writing the articles on the theme of public speaking, failing to set a Guinness record, he started to work in the family company, where he should work as an accountant. Around that time, he was invited to lecture about the entrepreneurship to primary school students and he immediately became addicted to it. His entrepreneurial club has grown into Ustvarjalnik, entrepreneurial sandbox, inside which more than 50 entrepreneurial workshops take place on Slovene high schools. 26-year-old that has not yet achieved to fly into the universe, is know spreading the message of courage to young generations of high school students.

Nataša Pirc Musar

After graduating from Low school and passing the bar exam, she was employed for six years at the Slovenian national television station as a journalist and news presenter for the main news programme TV Dnevnik. Subsequently, she worked for five years as a news presenter on “24 ur”, the primary information programme of the largest commercial television broadcaster in Slovenia, POP TV. In April 2003 she became the Director of the Training and Communications Centre of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Slovenia. On July 15 2004, the National Assembly elected her the second Slovenian Commissioner for Access to Public Information. She was nominated for this position by the President of the Republic of Slovenia. Since 31 December 2005, when the Office of the Commissioner for Access to Public Information merged with the Inspectorate for Personal Data Protection, Nataša Pirc Musar has held the office of Information Commissioner. She is now finishing her second term on this position. In October 2009, Nataša Pirc Musar was elected Vice President of the Europol Joint Supervisory Body, and in March 2013 President of the JSB Europol.

Željko Ćurić

Željko Ćurić is the medical doctor, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and communicologist. In the year 1993 he moved from Dubrovnik to Ljubljana. He is specialized in the field of counseling, education, training and clinical psychotherapy. He is a cofounder and co owner of the company O.K. Counsulting in Ljubljana. He is mostly working as educator, counselor and coach in the field of business and sports psychology and psychotherapy. He sometimes works as a counselor and negotiator in the situations of terrorism and hostage.

Organizing team


Nova Gorica, Slovenia
  • Anja Lazar
  • Manja Skočir
  • Ana Skolaris
  • Jure Mavrič
  • Mojca Madon
  • Eva Konič
  • Jan Šuc
  • Karin Komel