Volvo Construction Equipment senior vice president Carl Lockwood.

Volvo Construction Equipment senior vice president Carl Lockwood.

Volvo Construction Equipment senior vice president Carl Lockwood has been confirmed as one of the speakers at this year's CEWEF. The conference and networking event will be held at the Dolce La Hulpe Hotel in Brussels, Belgium on 1-2 October.

Entitled 'The way forward', Mr Lockwood's presentation will look at future trends in the construction equipment sector. "We will start from a customer view of the future needs for productivity, efficiency and environmental care outlining the technology opportunities for possible solutions the industry will have to meet these challenges," he said.

Mr Lockwood started his career with the Ford Motor Company working in various sales, marketing and product development roles. He joined Volvo Construction Equipment in 1998, holding a series of executive roles. He currently serves as senior vice president of strategy and business development and is responsible for the overall strategy for Volvo Construction equipment.

Registration open

CEWEF is free to attend and registrations are now open. Click here to register or visit www.cewef.com 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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