EDA Spring Conference 2009


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.



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Thursday the 4th of June

16.00 Board meeting. Representatives from each National Association are welcome

16.00 Registration of participants

20.00 Welcoming cocktail

Friday the 5th of June

09.00 – Opening of the conference. Welcoming by the EDA President

09.15 – General Assembly

10.00 – Company presentation by Mr. Lars B. Sørensen, Brandis A/S, Denmark.

10.20 – “Demolition of the “Axe litoral” in Marseille”, by Mr. Yves Canessa, DSD Demolition et SMD, France.

10.40 – Coffee break

11.00 – 3 sponsor presentations

11.30 – Company presentation by Mr. Alberto dos Santos, Cardem SAS, France.

11.50 “Steelbeton chimney demolition with special equipment” by Mr. R. Cremer, Mende Schornsteinbau GmbH, Germany.

12.10 – 2 sponsor presentations

12.30 –Working lunch at the hotel

14.00 –Company presentation Italy

14.20 –Company presentation Italy

14.40 – Presentation of the 1st draft report on High Reach by Mr. Stefano Panseri, EDA

15.00 – 2 sponsor presentations

15.20 – Coffee break

15.40 – Workshop on difficulties in the demolition works Headed by Mr. Celso Anka, Anka Demoliciones y Derribos, Spain.

16.20 – Sponsor presentation

16.30 – Sum-up on the workshops

17.00 – End of day one

19.30 – Bus from hotel to the informal dinner

20.00 – Informal dinner at “Chez Simon”

23.00 – Return to the hotel by bus

Friday 5th of June

09.30 – Meeting in the hotel lobby

09.45 – Bus to St. Paul – guided visit English-French

13.00 – Lunch at Remparts

16.00 – Return to hotel

19.30 – Bus from hotel to the informal dinner

20.00 – Informal dinner at “Chez Simon”

23.00 – Return to the hotel by bus


If this event was interesting for you, we kindly invite you to participate in EDA