Finalised ITC programme now online

By Murray Pollok21 October 2021

The programme for the International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference in Nice, France, on 1 and 2 September has now been finalised.

The full programme, and other event details, can be found here. See also below:

Wednesday 1 December

14.00 – 17.30
Bus visit to project in Monaco
Limited availability, arrangements to be confirmed closer to the event.

18.00 – 20.00
Informal Networking Drinks Reception
Le Méridien Nice, Nice

itc-vienna-344 The previous International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference was held in Vienna, Austria in June 2019.

Thursday 2 December

8.00 Registration, networking and coffee

9.00 Welcome from conference chair
Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

9.05 – 9.35
KEYNOTE: What’s next for the French tower crane market?
Albert Galoy, president, Tower Cranes Commission, DLR (La Federation des Materiels de Construction et de Manutention)

9.35 – 10.00
Making the right choice
Duncan Salt, CEO, Wolffkran AG

10.00 – 10.25
Holistic problem-solving approach for tower cranes on the Grand Paris Express project
Stephan Formica, sales director Tower Cranes, Liebherr Export

10.25 – 11.00 Coffee break

Marc Lambert, founder and CEO of Lextan.

11.00 – 11.25
Drive the change remotely
Marc Lambert, founder & CEO, Lextan

11.25 – 12.15
ROUND-TABLE: automation and remote control of tower cranes
Aviv Carmel, joint general manager, Skyline Cranes and Technologies
Jean-Charles Delplace, CEO, SMIE & CEO, Smart Jobsite
Marc Lambert, founder & CEO, Lextan
Lior Avitan, CEO & co-founder, UltraWis
(Chaired by Murray Pollok, Editorial Director, KHL Group)

12.15 – 12.25 Special presentation

12.25 – 13.40 Networking lunch

13.40 – 14.10
KEYNOTE: Tower crane design and opportunities presented by new technology
Christophe Simoncelli, SVP Europe, Manitowoc & SVP Tower Crane Operations

14.10 – 14.40
Construction infrastructure: challenges and successes in the deployment and maintenance of flat top tower cranes
Cristian Badin, commercial director, Raimondi Cranes & Carmine Puca, application and QHSE manager, Raimondi Cranes

14.40 – 15.20 Coffee break

15.20 – 15.45
Wind monitoring & logging system for tower cranes
Eduardo Estelles, managing director, Windcrane

Lior Avitan, CEO and co-founder of UltraWis.

15.45 – 16.15
Developments in tower crane control and anti-collision systems
Abdelrahman Saafin, area sales manager, AMCS Technologies

16.15 – 16.20
Concluding remarks
Alex Dahm, editor, International Cranes and Specialized Transport

16.20 – 18.00 Networking drinks

(Note: Programme subject to change.)

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