Prof. Dr. Velimir Šećerov

Prof. Dr. Velimir Šećerov

Chair of the Conference; University of Belgrade, Faculty of Geography

Full Professor, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Geography, Serbia

Velimir Šećerov, was born in 1968 in Belgrade, Serbia.  He graduated at the University Of Belgrade Faculty Of Geography – Department for Spatial Planning in 1996, defended his master thesis in 2002 (Magister of science) and PhD thesis in 2007 at the same faculty. He was employed as an expert assistant in Serbian Urban Planners Association from 1996 till 1999, and from that year he has been engaged at the Faculty of Geography from junior and senior assistant to full professor till today.  Main topics of his work are spatial and urban planning, especially regional and city planning. He is author of 2 national monographs, 103 scientific papers, editor of 17 books etc. From 2000 to 2004 he was President of Serbian Spatial Planners Association and member of the Executive board of Serbian Urban Planners Association, member of the National Commission for Planning and Urban License, Ministry of Urban Planning, member of the National Commission for Spatial Plans of Community, From 2007 he is a member of the Serbian Chamber of Engineers, also a member of EUROMONTANA Association, Russian Geographical Society and Serbian Geographical Society.  He has participated in several international projects, (ESTIA, Iron Gate, Archem etc.) and he was also a senior expert in UN SIRP Project (2005-2009). During his carrier, he has been a member or a head of teams in more than 40 spatial and urban plans and studies in Serbia and abroad. He was Vice Dean for the International affairs (2010-2012), and now he is Vice Dean for finance of the Faculty of Geography (2012-). He was a visiting lecturer at the Universities of Vienna and Bratislava and moderator of plenum and sessions at several scientific meetings in the country and in Europe.