Tesla ECO Forum 2017

The Tesla ECO Forum is the central platform for reflection, debate, and innovative thinking on world’s most prolific inventor Nikola Tesla’s contribution to sustainable development, and fostering ideas for a more sustainable future upon Tesla’s ideas.

The goal of the Tesla ECO Forum is to to advocate for, and enrich the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, at the same time promoting the World Wildlife Fund’s concept “Building a future in which people live in harmony with nature.” Furthermore, Tesla ECO Forum act as a sustainability lab fostering the sustainable use of technologies.


Under the auspices of the Belgrade University Faculty of Forestry, the Tesla ECO Forum is co-organized by Tesla Memory Project, Sorbonne University UNESCO Club, and Serbia for Youth.

Highly interactive workshops and lectures are partly held outdoors (lake, riverside, forest), instead of sitting, during the entire forum – participants have the opportunity to  turn the tide of deforestation and plant trees, learn through educational nature walks, and to develops observation skills: cultivating curiosity and acute observation skills discovering wildlife accompanied by forestry specialists.

Tesla ECO Forum programme:

Opening Remarks:

Minister for Innovation and technological development, PhD, H.E. Nenad Popovic

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Zarko Petrovic


Workshops and lectures:

European Federation for UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations Vice President;  Tesla Memory Project, Director, Aleksandar Protic: Tesla’s sustainable model

University of Belgrade Faculty of Forestry emeritus Dean, Professor Milan Medarevic: Sustainable Planning

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Serbia, Director, Goran Sekulic: Strategy on Environment Protection

United Nations Model Planet, CEO, Dusanka Ilic: Sustainable solutions

Center for Sustainable Development of Serbia, Director, Natasa Gligorijevic: Green perspectives

United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth, Vice Chairman; ENGSO Youth Board member, Nevena Vukasinovic: UN Youth for Development Goals

Educational and Research Society Mihajlo Pupin, President, Aleksandra Ninkovic Tasic: Prof Pupin model for a sustainable world

Strawberry Energy, CEO, Milos Milisavljevic: Innovate like Tesla

Re Making Tesla team, Rosalia Forai and Sinisa Rudan: Fostering United Nations Development Goals

WooBox, CEO, Nikica Marinkovic: A Green Alternative

Faculty of Management and Economics, Associate Professor, awarded inventor: Milos Stankovic: Tesla recipe for harnessing the forces of nature

Technology playing a crucial role in sustainable development in its environmental, social, cultural and economic aspect, Tesla ECO Forum provides solutions for envirotech, greentech and cleantech.

Environmental technology, green technology and clean technology are used to monitor, model and conserve the natural environment and resources, and to curb the negative impacts of human involvement. Technology have more concrete opportunity to be sustainable, if directly related to the UN Millennium Goals, and following the model of the world’s most creative inventor such as Nikola Tesla.

Finally, Tesla ECO Forum promotes UNESCO’s Memory of the World register, as Nikola Tesla’s documentary heritage is honored by this international initiative of UNESCO.

Read more about Nikola Tesla at the website of The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO).

NAME: Tesla ECO Forum

DATE: September 8 -10, 2017

LOCATION: Goc, Serbia – University of Belgrade Faculty of Forestry House