Opening of the Event and welcome of participants and speakers by moderator
and presidents of EAPA and Eurobitume.
Juan Jose Potti, EAPA President, ASEFMA, Spain
Francisco Lucas, Eurobitume President; Repsol, Spain
Philippe Moseley, European Commission, DG GROW, Construction Unit H.1, Brussels
Setting the scene – European Commission’s approach on the decarbonisation and circular economy of the construction ecosystem
Blake Wellman, Monitor Deloitte
Barriers and opportunities for decarbonising road construction
Thor Asbjørn Lunaas, Norwegian Public Roads Administration
Sustainability assessment in pavement contracts – practical experience from Norway
Geir Lange, Veidekke Industri AS, Norway
Opportunities for the asphalt industry to meet future Sustainability targets
Round table facilitated by the moderator with all speakers.
Thierry Goger, Europe’s National Road Research Centres (FEHRL)
Vision and Scenarios for the mobility of the future
Breixo Gomez, European Asphalt Pavement Association (EAPA)
How will changed mobility influence the future asphalt pavements?
Christophe Nicodeme, European Union Road Federation (ERF)
Highlights and conclusions from a benchmark study involving ERF and other stakeholders to explore ‘Future Mobility and Recovery in Europe: Impacts of the Covid-19 crisis”.
In recognising the need to attract new recruits we also acknowledge the need to listen to their views and expectations.
In this session you will hear from invited future industry leaders on how they see ways to manage some of the key challenges. They will present a 'manifesto' to the industry developed by combining their aspirations and expectations for the future.
Future Leaders to present the manifesto:
Aida Marza Beltran, Becsa, Spain
Shahin Eskandarsefat, Iterchimica, Italy
Navid Hasheminejad, University of Antwerp, Belgium
To support this session we have also invited special guest speakers to share their experiences and expertiese on the manifesto:
Bernhard Hofko, Vienna University of Technology
Sheila Barkevich, President, Women of Asphalt, United States
Guest speaker Mark Beaumont
Breixo Gomez, EAPA
Sheila Barkevich President, Women of Asphalt, United States
The journey of the ‘Women of Asphalt’ initiative from its concept to the organisation today
Networking Evening with Dinner in Kursalon Building with short motivational talk from guest Mark Beaumont.
Opening of day two by moderator.
Mike Southern, Bituconsult, immediate past member of CARE
Highlights of the output from the Coalition for Asphalt Research on Emissions work group (CARE)
Andreas Stahl, German Asphalt Pavement Association (DAV)
Practical experiences – Managing workplace exposure in Germany
Ian Lancaster, Eurobitume
Best Practice – Safe Handling of Bitumen guidance material
The session will end with a short reflection from Guest Speaker Mark Beaumont.
Slovenko Henigman, Slovenian Asphalt Pavement Association
Feedback from the International Asphalt 4.0 Conference 2022 in Madrid
Leandro Harries, Transportation Infrastructure Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt and Lena Kraft, TPA GmbH / Strabag SE, Bad Hersfeld, Germany
Innovative installation control in road paving – safeguarding the screed man
Aida Marza Beltran, BECSA, Spain
Sustainable road paving – real time monitoring of CO2 emissions reduction during Warm Mix Asphalt Production
The final session of the Event will actively engage with participants and encourage the approach of 'one industry one voice' on common goals and challenges.
The session will include recognition awards and the launching of new campaign!
Additionally, the outcomes of professional survey on understanding our stakeholder´s needs and the winners of the "RunnersLoveAsphalt" Campaign and Award 2022 will be presented.
By Carsten Karcher, Secretary General EAPA and Siobhan McKelvey, Director General of Eurobitume