First Congress Ambassadors of Slovenia awarded! / 18.11.2019

Prof. dr. Nives Ogrinc was awarded honorary title of the Congress Ambassador of Slovenia!

Twenty-five awarded individuals included doctors, scientists, professors, researchers and other experts in various fields who have contributed to the internationalization of Slovenia on the meetings industry’s stage. Slovenian Ambassadors Program was this year launched by the Slovenian Convention Bureau in collaboration with the Slovenian Tourist Board, the Ljubljana Convention Bureau at Ljubljana Tourism, and sixteen joining partners. The program is intended to acknowledge and honour the individuals able to successfully host many international congresses and other business events in Slovenia.

Condition for being nominated into the title of the Congress Ambassador of Slovenia 2019 was an organisation of scientific-professional or business event with a minimum of 100 attendees and at least a half international participation. Into account were taken the events that took place in the period between 2014 and 2018. Priority went to events of regional, European, and international or global associations that have brought to Slovenia as large international participation as possible or were of exceptional international importance.

Prof.dr. Nives Ogrinc obtained the award for the organization of the the 22nd International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry (ISEB), which was held in Piran in 2015. The International Association of Environmental Biogeochemistry - ISEB organizes these symposiums every two years for more than thirty years.  ISEB strived to bring together scientists from a range of disciplines relating to biogeochemistry in various fields including soil science, microbial ecology and marine, lacustrine and atmospheric research. More than 100 participants from 23 countries attended the symposium. Strong international representation with six invited speakers and 52 oral and 54 poster presentations was delivered over the four days of symposium. Short description of the symposium is presented in the following article:

FAGANELI, Jadran, OGRINC, Nives. 22. simpozij o okoljski biogeokemiji v Piranu. Annales, Series historia naturalis, ISSN 1408-533X, 2015, letn. 25, št. 2, str. 185-186.

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