EDA Annual Convention 2012

Presentation

Last June, EDA met with the European demolition professionals and also welcomed people of the industry from all over the world.

This year the convention focused on exploring and sharing about Our Market. We wanted to mix visions and experiences from different professionals, countries, and markets.

The EDA Annual Convention 2012 was possible thanks to:

Program

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Thursday, June 14th

Professional program

11:30 Registration desk opens at the main lobby. It will stay open as the main information point all day.

12:00 Meeting of the Education & Training working group. Presented by Marcel Schröder, Delegate of the German Demolition Association

Education and training on the German Demolition industry. Presented by Martin Trentmann, Head of further education, Vocational Training Institute of the Construction Industry

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Meeting of the Environmental working group. Presented by Claude Chéné, Spokesperson of the Environmental working group

The VDI Guideline 6202 for remediation of contaminated facilities. Presented by Martin Kessel, Engineer of ARCADIS.

17:30 Meeting of EDA Board of Directors

 

For all participants

19:30 Welcome cocktail

 

Friday, June 15th

Professional program

8:30 Registration desk opens at the main lobby. It will stay open as the main information point all day.

9:00 EDA General Assembly

9:30 Conference session 1:

  • Urban demolition. Presented and moderated by Marcel Schröder, Delegate of the German Demolition Association
  • Demolition with remote controlled equipment. A case story of the Tower Libertad, damaged by an earthquake in Concepcion, Chile. Presented by Pilar de la Cruz, Director of VD
  • An innovative approach to the demolition of high rise buildings. Introduction to a new system Presented by Stefano Panseri, Director of DESPE

10:30 Coffee break

11:30 Conference session 2:

  • Industrial demolition. Presented and moderated by Dietrich Korth,
    member of EDA Club of Honour
  • Demolition of power plants. Case stories of the German demolition market. Presented by Armin Kraft, Director of TVF ALTWERT
  • Special demolition projects on the industry. Case story about the demolition of a 300 meters chimney. Presented by Bohuslav Mròzek of the Demolition Company MROZEK
  • The TICONA project: A major industrial demolition project, with the perspective of the engineer, by Thomas Wellmann of ERM and the demolition contractor, by Marcel Schröder of LIESEGANG

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Conference session 3:

  • Waste. Presented and moderated by Walter Werner, member of EDA Club of Honour
  • New opportunities for the demolition industry. PVC window recycling in Europe. Presents by Christian Naumann, Expert of VEKA UMWELTTECHNIK
  • Hazardous waste: what is out there and what is coming up. Presented by Robert Klotzbach, Director of
    Decommissioning at ERM
  • Towards a standard for identification and remediation of hazardous waste on the demolition industry. Presented by Martin Kessel, Engineer of ARCADIS Coffee break

16:00 Coffee break

16:30 Round table: Our market. Presented and moderated by Andreas Pocha, General Manager of the German Demolition Association

A brief introduction, with key numbers of the demolition market, by Neil Le Blanc, CATERPILLAR

Participants of the Round table:

• Claude Chéné, Delegate of SNED, France
• Robert Klotzbach, Delegate of NDA, USA
• Petri Hynninen, Delegate of Finland
• Pilar de la Cruz, Delegate of AEDED, Spain
• Jan Bork, Delegate of VERAS, The Netherlands

18:00 End of the professional program

 

Saturday, June 16th

Professional program

9:30 Registration desk opens at the main lobby. It will stay open as the main information point
all day.

10:00 Meeting of the Equipment technology working group. Presented by Pilar de la Cruz, Spokesperson of the Equipment technology working group

12:00 End of the meeting

 

For all participants

13:00 Departure from the hotel for the Berlin Boat

  • Tour (takes about 4 hours)
  • Exclusive boat tour for EDA
  • Informal buffet lunch at the boat
  • Guided tour to the city of Berlin, from the boat
  • Commentaries will be in English and German

18:00 Arrival at the hotel

19:00 Informal dinner at “Alte Pumpe” with typical food of Berlin