Programme for CEWEF 2012 finalised

13 September 2012

The programme for the forthcoming CEWEF conference in Brussels, Belgium has been finalised. The event, which takes place from 1 - 2 October at the Dolce La Hulpe hotel will feature six presentations and a panel discussion, as well as networking events.

CEWEF 2012 Programme:

Monday, October 1st

19:00 Networking - cocktails and running dinner

21:00 Official CEWEF 2012 opening by Groeneveld & CECE

23:00 Close

* Conference registration from 15:00 in the Dolce La Hulpe hotel lobby

Tuesday, October 2nd

08:00 Breakfast

09:00 Welcome by CEWEF president, Thierry Schuermans

09:15 Global construction trends and forecasts - Chris Sleight, editor of International Construction

09:45 Optimising Heavy Mobile Fleet Performance - Simon Purchon, business development director of mobile assets, Babcock

10:15 Coffee break

10:45 Innovative MHE logistics - Bart Witzier, Business Development Manager, Van der Vlist Transport Group

11:15 More Customer Value Through Rental - Michel Petitjean, Secretary General at the European Rental Association

11:45 Site Management Efficiency Solutions - Andreas Lundback, director of Topcon's European key accounts group

12:15 Lunch

14:00 The way forward - Carl Lockwood, SVP strategy & business development, Volvo Construction Equipment

14:30 Panel discussion

15:00 Close

15:15 Networking cocktail

16:00 End of CEWEF 2012

Registration open

CEWEF is free to attend and registrations are now open. Click here to register or visit for more information. The website also includes information on the four previous editions of CEWEF.

CEWEF is organised by vehicle technology specialist Groeneveld Group and supported by KHL Group, the publisher of iC, as official media partner. It is also supported by the Committee for European Construction Equipment (CECE), the European-level trade association for the construction equipment industry.

The conference will feature speakers from major construction equipment manufacturers, end users in the construction sector, major buyers such as rental companies and other key stakeholders.

As well as looking at innovation in the construction equipment sector, and the opportunity for greater commercial advantage for equipment owners through new technology and asset management techniques, the conference will consider other opportunities in the wider industry.

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