26 & 27 JUNE  2019    VIENNA, AUSTRIA

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PROGRAMME

WEDNESDAY

26 June, 2019

 

14.00 – 17.30

Bus tour of tower crane projects in Vienna

Limited availability, arrangements to be conformed closer to the event.

 

18.00 – 20.00

Informal Networking Drinks Reception

Hotel Savoyen, Vienna

 

 

 

THURSDAY

27 June, 2019

 

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

The changing environment for tower crane operations.

Jörg Hegestweiler , managing director, BKL Baukran Logistik

 

9.35 – 10.00

Construction activity trends and forecasts

Martin Seban, senior consultant – economics & country risk, EMEA, IHS Markit

 

10.00 – 10.25

Fibre ropes for tower cranes

Thomas Herse, head of tower crane technology, Liebherr Tower Crane Division

 

10.25 – 11.10

COFFEE BREAK

 

11.10 – 11.35

Construction and BIM: developments at Strabag

Theodor Sansakrit Strohal, head of BIM.5D, Strabag

 

11.35 – 12.00

Using drones to inspect industrial structures

Patrick Rickerby, technical director, Terra Drone Europe

 

12.00 – 12.40

Round-table: tower crane inspections

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

Nigel Brewis, owner & managing director, Safety Check Engineering

Peter Juhren, vice president of operations, Morrow

 

12.40 – 13.50

NETWORKING LUNCH

 

13.50 – 14.15

Topic to be confirmed

Henrik Nielsen, managing director, Krøll Cranes

 

14.15 – 14.45

A digital approach for successful jobsites and tower cranes optimization

Dr. -Ing. Mohamed Abouelezz, general manager, MENA & SE Asia, Wolffkran

co-presenter:

Derek Bourke, digital construction manager, BAM International

 

14.45 – 15.20

COFFEE BREAK

 

15.20 – 15.55

Transforming tower cranes: from lifting machine to smart site tool

Jean-Charles Delplace, CEO, Smart Jobsite & CEO, SMIE

co-presenter:

Steve Bradby, technical and engineering leader, Select Plant Hire (Laing O’Rourke)

 

15.55 – 16.25

What is it worth? Determining the residual value of tower cranes

Tomas Vacek, managing partner, JVS Cranes

 

16.25 – 16.30

Concluding remarks

Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

 

16.30 – 18.00

NETWORKING DRINKS

 

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