Programme

 

 

 

Wednesday

10 May, 2017

 

14.00 – 18.00

Thames River boat trip to view tower cranes

Expert commentary by: Gavin Wilson (lead lifting engineer, Select

Lifting Solutions) and Dave Holder (director general manager, HTC Wolffkran).

(Sponsored by CASAR)

 

19.00 – 21.00

Informal Networking Drinks Reception

To be held in the Sentosa suite

 

 

Thursday

11 May, 2017

 

8.00

Registration, networking and coffee

 

9.00

Welcome from conference chair

Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

 

9.05 – 9.35

KEYNOTE SPEECH

How tower cranes are changing the game on large-scale construction projects

Simon Marr, Managing director, Marr Contracting, Australia

 

9.35 – 10.00

London Office Crane Survey - prospects for the coming years

Will Matthews, head of Real Estate Insight, Deloitte LLP

 

10.00 – 10.25

Technology for tower crane operators: a look into the future

Eric Pommier, vice president engineering, Tower Cranes Division, Manitowoc Cranes

 

10.25 – 11.10

Coffee break

 

11.10 – 11.35

Technical innovation and working with BIM to improve efficiency in tower crane operations

Aviv Carmel, general manager, Skyline Cranes & Technology Ltd

 

11.35 – 12.00

BIM, digital engineering & off-site manufacturing: the impact on tower cranes

Mark Herlihy, lifting solutions leader, Select Plant Hire

 

12.00 – 12.40

ROUND-TABLE: BIM, digital engineering and tower cranes

• Aviv Carmel, general manager, Skyline Cranes & Technology Ltd

• Steve Bradby, technical and engineering leader – Lifting Solutions, Select Plant Hire

• Julian Norton, business development manager construction, Pix4D

Damian McBride, director, Robert Bird Group

• Viet T. P. Pham, VDC consultant, MT Højgaard

 

12.40 – 13.50

Networking lunch

 

13.50 – 14.15

Well trained staff: improving safety and performance on the job site

Marco Guariglia, managing director sales, Liebherr Tower Crane Division

 

14.15 – 14.40

Tower crane access and French regulations: implications for rental companies

Pierrick Lourdain, commercial director, Matebat

 

14.40 – 15.00

The health, safety & welfare of crane operators: how high are our standards?

Nigel Howard, safety and training manager, MPS Crane Operators

 

15.00 – 15.40

Coffee

 

15.40 – 16.15

How to bring down a tower crane after topping out a building

Heinz-Gert Kessel, project engineering manager, Franz Bracht

 

16.15 – 16.30

The development of a fully automated tower crane

Mor Ram-On, chief technology officer, IntSite

 

16.30 – 16.35

Concluding remarks

Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

 

16.35 – 19.00

Networking drinks - sponsored by Radius and NFT

 

 

 

Please note: the programme & speakers are subject to change

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Tower crane owners, users and manufacturers are invited to submit proposals for presentations. Please send suggestions to:

 

Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

e-mail: alex.dahm@khl.com

Tel: +44 1892 786206

 

or

 

Murray Pollok, events director, KHL Group

e-mail: murray.pollok@khl.com

Tel: +44 1505 850043

 

 

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Programme

 

 

 

Wednesday

10 May, 2017

 

14.00 – 18.00

Thames River boat trip to view tower cranes

Expert commentary by: Gavin Wilson (lead lifting engineer, Select

Lifting Solutions) and Dave Holder (director general manager, HTC Wolffkran).

(Sponsored by CASAR)

 

19.00 – 21.00

Informal Networking Drinks Reception

To be held in the Sentosa suite

 

 

Thursday

11 May, 2017

 

8.00

Registration, networking and coffee

 

9.00

Welcome from conference chair

Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

 

9.05 – 9.35

KEYNOTE SPEECH

How tower cranes are changing the game on large-scale construction projects

Simon Marr, Managing director, Marr Contracting, Australia

 

9.35 – 10.00

London Office Crane Survey - prospects for the coming years

Will Matthews, head of Real Estate Insight, Deloitte LLP

 

10.00 – 10.25

Technology for tower crane operators: a look into the future

Eric Pommier, vice president engineering, Tower Cranes Division, Manitowoc Cranes

 

10.25 – 11.10

Coffee break

 

11.10 – 11.35

Technical innovation and working with BIM to improve efficiency in tower crane operations

Aviv Carmel, general manager, Skyline Cranes & Technology Ltd

 

11.35 – 12.00

BIM, digital engineering & off-site manufacturing: the impact on tower cranes

Mark Herlihy, lifting solutions leader, Select Plant Hire

 

12.00 – 12.40

ROUND-TABLE: BIM, digital engineering and tower cranes

• Aviv Carmel, general manager, Skyline Cranes & Technology Ltd

• Steve Bradby, technical and engineering leader – Lifting Solutions, Select Plant Hire

• Julian Norton, business development manager construction, Pix4D

Damian McBride, director, Robert Bird Group

• Viet T. P. Pham, VDC consultant, MT Højgaard

 

12.40 – 13.50

Networking lunch

 

13.50 – 14.15

Well trained staff: improving safety and performance on the job site

Marco Guariglia, managing director sales, Liebherr Tower Crane Division

 

14.15 – 14.40

Tower crane access and French regulations: implications for rental companies

Pierrick Lourdain, commercial director, Matebat

 

14.40 – 15.00

The health, safety & welfare of crane operators: how high are our standards?

Nigel Howard, safety and training manager, MPS Crane Operators

 

15.00 – 15.40

Coffee

 

15.40 – 16.15

How to bring down a tower crane after topping out a building

Heinz-Gert Kessel, project engineering manager, Franz Bracht

 

16.15 – 16.30

The development of a fully automated tower crane

Mor Ram-On, chief technology officer, IntSite

 

16.30 – 16.35

Concluding remarks

Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

 

16.35 – 19.00

Networking drinks - sponsored by Radius and NFT

 

 

 

Please note: the programme & speakers are subject to change