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“The circular economy is about reducing waste and protecting the environment, but it is also about a profound transformation of the way our entire economy works”

F. Timmermans, First Vice-President EC

Detailed program

14June, 2017
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Official Opening and presentation of EDA Industry report9:30Workshop room
2Recycling metals: trends and business opportunities
- End of life of metals
- Round table with experts
10:30Plenary room
3Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS)
- Impact of the new limit values on construction and demolition
- How to implement the new health and safety requirements
ROLF GEHRING , FLORENCE LUMEN , ANDY PRICE 10:30Workshop room
4Decontamination of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
- Case study about PCB
- Round table about H&S aspects
VLADIMIR NICOLIC , ANKE OBERENDER 11:30Plenary room
5Recycling glass: developing new business models
- Case study about flat glass
- Fostering innovation and business opportunities for demolition contractors
BERTRAND CAZES , MARC UPHOFF , BAUDOUIN SKA 11:30Workshop room
6Digitalization and BIM applied to construction materials
- From installation to end of life
- Modeling structures and buildings for demolition
PAUL SURIN , CLAUDE DUMOULIN , CHRISTOPHE SYKES 13:30Workshop room
7Urban and industrial demolition case studies
– Best practices
- Challenges
14:00PLENARY ROOM
8Concrete initiative workshop
- Cement, concrete and aggregates
- Towards sustainable business models
FRANCESCO BIASIOLI , HORACIO COLINA , JOCHEN REINERS 14:30Workshop room
9Disaster recovery and emergency response
- Case study
- Bringing the expertise from specialized contractors
MARTIN BJERREGAARD 15:00Plenary room
10Recycling of plastic construction products. General considerations and PVC as case study
- Case study and panel session
ARJEN SEVENSTER 15:30Workshop room
11EDA General Assembly16:00Plenary room
12Circular economy projects
- Flat to Flat project
- VEEP project
ANNA PARABOSCHI , COR WITTEKOEK 16:30Workshop room
15June 2017
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Construction and demolition waste assessment
- Guidelines for pre-demolition audit
- Identification, inventory and reporting
ANKE OBERENDER , LIESBET VAN CAUWENBERGHE , ANNELIES VANDEN EYNDE , ALFONSO AREVALILLO 9:30PLENARY ROOM
2Hazardous waste and carcinogens in C&D
- What is found today at work
- Case study about lead
JULIE MARTIN , STEPHEN SCHINDLER 10:30WORKSHOP ROOM
3Recycling construction and demolition waste and resources
- Case studies
- Developing best practices
- Green procurement approach
WOLLY GOOSSENS , GIORGIO BRESSI , GEERT CUPERUS 11:30PLENARY ROOM
4Equipment innovation conference, presented by Caterpillar 13:00Plenary room
5Recycling concrete: a circular economy model
- Best practices
- Innovation and initiatives of the stakeholders
14:30Workshop room
6Soil remediation
- Case study about contaminated soils with hazardous chemicals
KLAUS SCHNELL 15:00Plenary room
7Recycling aggregates
- Case study
- Best practices and tips for business opportunities
JOHN BRADSHAW-BULLOCK , DIRK FINCKE , DAVID HOLMAN 15:30WORKSHOP ROOM
8Standards and best practices for demolition
- UK and NL Demolition Code
- German VDI Guidelines
MARTIN KESSEL , WILLIAM SINCLAIR , EDWIN ZOONTJES 16:00Plenary room
9Circular economy projects
- GtoT project
- HISER project
CRISTINE MARLET 16:30WORKSHOP ROOM
16June 2017
#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1The construction and demolition waste management protocol, prepared by the EU Commission 10:00PLENARY ROOM
2Attracting workers to the sector
- Initiatives of the industry
- Best practices of member states and trade associations
ROMAN HORVÁTH , EUGENIO QUINTIERI , DOMENICO CAMPOGRANDE 10:00WORKSHOP ROOM
3Developing new business models11:00PLENARY ROOM
4Developing a Circular Economy in Europe
- Approach of the European Union
- Challenges and opportunities for construction and demolition activities
11:00WORKSHOP ROOM
5Update of the Waste Framework Directive
- What to expect regarding backfilling and landfilling
- New waste flows (hazardous and non-hazardous)
PHILIPPE VAN DE VELDE , DIRK FINCKE , GUNTHER WOLFF 12:00PLENARY ROOM
6Official closure of the conference program13:00Plenary room

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Free registration

Free entrance for contractors, Public Administration officers and related stakeholders up to 1 month prior the Forum & Expo DDR 2017.

From June 2017, it will be charged 150€ per ticket (3-days ticket) except any of our exhibitors may invite you.


IMPORTANT: Attending to our internal policies, representatives of suppliers companies are allowed to participate as visitors under one of the following circumstances:


The company is member of EDA
The company is exhibitor of the DDR Forum&Expo 2017
The company is dealer of any of the exhibitors of the DDR Forum & Expo 2017

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Opening hours Visitors
Wednesday, 14 June 09:00 – 18:00
Thursday, 15 June 09:00 – 18:00
Friday, 16 June 09:00 – 15:00

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