EDA Annual Convention 2013

EDA Annual Convention 2013

June 20-22, 2013
Milan (ITALY)


The EDA Annual Convention 2013 was possible thanks to:



Thursday, June 20th

Professional program

17:30 EDA Board of Directors and General Assembly


For all participants

19:30 Welcome cocktail


Friday, June 21st

Professional program

08:30 Registration desk opens
09:00 Conference session 1

  • Renovation and rehabilitation of urban environments in Europe, presented by Julie Kjestrup, European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EuroACE)
  • Gypsum and demolition. The GTOG Life +Project, presented by Silvia Nougarol, EUROGYPSUM
  • Case story: Demolition of the 30 Old Bailey and 60 Ludgate Hill (City of London), presented by Dave Rowe and Jim O’Sullivan, KELTBRAY

10:45 Coffee break

11:30 Conference session 2

  • Market potential for the demolition of non-nuclear plant areas in Germany, presented by Jörg Sokoll, ARTHUR D. LITTL
  • Demolition and decommissioning of nuclear installations. Understanding the contracts and requirements, presented by Steve Jack, IDE
  • Social networks and demolition industry, presented by Gian Luca Benci, ALIAS2K
  • Case story: Demolition of gas holders with two different approaches, presented by Chris Holland, COLEMAN

13:15 Lunch

14:30 Conference session 3

  • Quick couplings for demolition equipment, presented by Stefan Sparwel, LEHNHOFF
  • Recycling glass, presented by Niels Schreuder, AGC GLASS EUROPE
  • New regulations on demolition equipment, presented by Philippe Boehrer, LIEBHERR

15:45 Coffee break

16:15 Conference session 4

  • Case story: Special demolition projects with diamond tools, presented by Valeriano
    Parizzi, TYROLIT
  • How to improve the profit of recycling operations on demolition sites, presented by Michael Brookshaw, SANDVIK
  • The future of CDW in Europe. Horizons for the 2020, presented by Marc Dillen, CASO

18:00 End of the conference

Leisure program 

09:00 Departure from the hotel

  • Visit to Mercanti Square
  • Visit to the Vittorio Emanuele II Arcade
  • Visit to Museo della Scala and Santa Maria dell Grazie
  • Lunch at the Ristorante Delicatessen
  • Visit to shops: “High Tech” and “Corso Como 10″

17:30 Return to the Hotel


For all participants

19:00 Departure for the Gala Dinner (by bus)

This is a very elegant activity. The recommended dress code is black tie.

The Gala Dinner activity will be held at the Leonardo Da Vinci Museum, and includes:

  • Welcome drink at the cloister (16th century monastery)
  • Unique dinner at the Cenacolo
  • Magic show
  • Change of EDA President
  • Announcement of new members for the Club of honor

23:00 First bus departs to the hotel


Saturday, June 22nd

Professional program

08:30 Registration desk opens

09:00 NAD (Italian Demolition Association) Annual Convention

13:00 Lunch


Leisure program (with multilingual support)

09:00 Departure from the hotel

  • Visit to the Duomo Square
  • Guided tour to the roof of the Duomo
  • Visit to the Museo del 900
  • Lunch at the typical restaurant El Brellin

14:00 Return to the hotel


For all participants

15:00 Departure from the hotel

The Demolition Karting Championship includes:

  • Welcome and briefing to all participants
  • Warm up laps and qualification
  • Professional speaker to address the participants
  • Aperitivo and soft drinks
  • Karting championship for the demolition industry

19:30 Return to the hotel


Download the program of the event