EDA Fall Conference 2008

11/04/2008

Presentation

The European Demolition Association, EDA, organizes every year a meeting of the demolition industry from all over Europe. This meeting, called the EDA Annual Conference, has an important technical part, with presentations about new developments, case stories, and round table discussions.

At the same time, the EDA Annual Conference is an excellent opportunity to network and meet colleagues, contractors, manufacturers, associations and other agents related to the demolition industry.

The EDA Fall Conference 2008 was possible thanks to our sponsors:

Program

 

 

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Thursday the 6th November

16.00 – Board meeting. One representative from each National Association is welcome

20.00 – Welcoming cocktail at the Ceylan Intercontinental – Room: Bosphorus 1

 

Friday the 7th of November

09.00 – Opening of the conference – Room: Dolmabahce ll – lll

09.15 – Presentation of the EDA guide on High Jibs – results from the workshop in Rome compared to the British research

  • Speaker: EDA board member or Stefano Panseri (TBC)
  • Speaker: NFDC or William Sinclair (TBC)

10.00 – Sponsors’ presentations Each sponsor will have the opportunity to give a 10-minute presentation, in which new technical details or innovative use of machinery will be presented

10.40 – a Coffee break

11.00 – Presentation of the demolition educations and training in the European countries

  • Speaker: 2 – 3 different countries telling the conference of their best practice

12.00 – Round table on the education of staff, to extract an overview of the different educations and training in Europe

13.00 – Presidents’ lunch

13.00 – Lunch at the Ceylan Intercontinental

14.30 – Sum upon roundtables. Each round table will present their results

15.00 – Sponsors’ presentations: each sponsor will have the opportunity to give a 10-minute presentation, in which new technical details or innovative use of machinery will be presented.

16.00 – Coffee break

16.30 – Company presentation on how education and training are implemented in everyday work.

  • Speaker: Francisco Cobo (TBC)

17.00 – End of day one

19.30 – Bus from hotel to the informal dinner

20.00 – Informal dinner at Flower Market

Saturday the 8th of November

09.00 – Opening of the conference’s second day – Room: Dolmabahce ll – lll

09.10 – Presentation of the existing European authorizations to use/handling the demolition machinery/machines

  • Speaker: 2 – 3 speakers from different countries with knowledge in this field

10.00 – Round tables on different national authorizations and suggestions to a common European standard

10.30 – a Coffee break

10.50 – Sponsors’ presentations: each sponsor will have the opportunity to give a 10-minute presentation, in which new technical details or innovative use of machinery will be presented

11.30 – Sum up on the round tables on European authorizations by each group

12.00 – Closing of the day and a short introduction by the President or another board member of how the result of the conference will be used in the future work of the EDA.

12.30 – End of conference

13.00 – Bus from hotel to lunch with accompanying persons

14.30 – Visit to Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia

17.00 – Return to hotel

19.30 – Bus from the hotel to Gala Dinner at Binbirdirek Cistern Midnight Return to hotel Ceylan Intercontinental

Spouses program

Thursday the 6th of November

All day long: Arrival and registration of participants

20:00 – Welcoming cocktail at the Ceylan Intercontinental – Room: Bosphorus 1

Friday the 7th of November

09:45 – Spouses meeting in the Ceylan hotel lobby

10:00 – Departure from the hotel

10:30-11:00 – Visit to the Suleymaniye Mosque

11:30-12:15 – Visit to the Chora Church

12:30-13:30 – Lunch at Asitane Restaurant

14:00-16:30 – Visit to the Spice Market

17:00 – Return to the Ceylan hotel

20:00 – Informal Dinner at the Flower Market

Saturday the 8th of November

09:45 – Spouses meeting in the Ceylan hotel lobby

10:00 – Departure from the hotel

10:30-11:00 – Visit to the Basilica Cistern

11:15-12:30 – Visit to the Topkapi Palace

13:00-14:30 – Lunch at Hamdi Restaurant

15:00-15:45 – Visit to the Blue Mosque

16:00-17:30 – Visit to Hagia Sophia

17:45 – Return to the Ceylan hotel

19:30 – Bus from the Ceylan hotel to Gala Dinner at Binbirdirek Cistern Midnight Return to hotel Ceylan Intercontinental

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