Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2006
The Sixth International
Symposium was was held from 18-22 April, 2006 in the city center of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
It was a great success. 205 people from 30 countries participanted actively in the many profesional
and social activities.
Following the tradition of the previous events, the goal of the organizers was to present
the state-of-the-art of the methodologies and technologies of competitive engineering.
The focus of the TMCE 2006 Symposium was on Technological Innovations in Product
Development and on related topics.
Best Contribution Awards of TMCE 2006
Senior achievement: Elisabeth M. Ehlers
Junior achievement: Joe Tavcar
Sponsors of the TMCE 2006
Delft University of Technology
University of Ljubljana, Slovenija
Domel, d.o.o., Železniki, Slovenija
About the City and country
The Republic of Slovenia lies at the heart of Europe, where the Alps and the Mediterranean
meet the Pannonian plains and the mysterious Karst. Its population is 2 million people.
Mountains, lakes, waterfalls, forests, caves, hills, plains, rivers and the sea - you can
find it all within a modest 20.273 km2. Being a beautiful and picturesque country,
Slovenia is a popular tourist destination. The capital is Ljubljana, having 330 000 inhabitants.
Established in 1919, the University of Ljubljana is proud to be the host of the TMCE 2006
Symposium. With its more than 56,000 students, it is among the largest universities of the world.
It has 22 faculties, 3 art academies, and one university college.
It employs more than 3500 teaching and research staff, assisted by nearly 900 technical and administrative staff.