8th ECTP Conference - When EU Construction industry shapes high-tech Sustainable Built Environment

hosted by ECTP

Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels

Start: 13 Nov 2018

End: 14 Nov 2018

  • Conference Programme

    The 8th ECTP open Conference will be dedicated to present and discuss current and anticipated innovation in the built environment field. Plenary sessions with high-level speakers from academia, industry and the European Commission will introduce the global scheme and visions from various stakeholders. Meanwhile, thematic parallel sessions will address diverse specific issues under the five current challenges of the ECTP. A hall for booths and posters will exhibit examples of innovation from recent and ongoing European projects.

    November 13, 2018
    09:15 Registration and Welcome Coffee
    10:00 Opening & Plenary Session

    • Welcome speeches by ECTP and EC
    • Speeches on Main Expectations and Challenges of the Built Environment and the Construction Sector - towards HORIZON EUROPE

    13:00 Thematic parallel sessions (see below)

    20:00 Conference dinner at KWINT

    November 14, 2018
    08:45 Thematic parallel sessions (see below)
    12:00 Plenary Session: Roadmaps and future RDI priorities for the Built Environment Strategies for an Innovative Built Environment

    • Which focus as regards the future RDI needs of the Built Environment sector?
    • Round table with other Platforms and EC networks to establish synergies around R&I for the built environment.

    15:00 Closing

    Thematic parallel sessions will be mainly dedicated to:

    • Construction Innovation for the Transport Infrastructure of the future
    • Materials and Sustainability Innovation in Construction
    • The EeB cPPP as a catalyzer of the most Promising Technologies for a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Building Stock in Europe
    • Building an Age-Friendly Europe
    • Living in a Positive Energy District: combining Technologies for a higher Quality of Life
    • Industrialisation of the Construction Sector
    • Digitalisation of the Construction Sector
    • Promoting Innovative Business Models for Energy Efficient Renovation
    • Boosting Innovation with Living Labs

    Download the final programme here.

    Exhibition Opportunities
    Booths will be made available for exhibitors ready to show innovation cases.
    Posters will also be exhibited.

    Further information
    Please email the Conference secretariat: conference@ectp.org
    More about ECTP at www.ectp.org

    ECCREDI, European Council for Construction Research, Development and Innovation
    ENBRI,  European Network of Building Research Institutes
    ENCORD, European Network of Construction Companies for Research and Development

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    Event venue address

    Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels 23 Rue Ravenstein 1000 Brussels Belgium
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