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E&E Event 2018 - ‘Preparing the asphalt industry for the future’

Thursday 14 June 2018

10.00 - 11.00
Registration and Coffee & Exhibition

11.00 – 12.30
Session ONE: Tomorrow’s World, Tomorrow’s Roads, Tomorrow’s Asphalt!

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How Will Technology Such as Digitalisation, Connectivity and Autonomous Driving Impact Our Roads in the Future
Guillaume Bastien
Commercial & Business Development Manager
Colas Europe

5th Generation Road Programmes
Nicolas Hautiere
Deputy Director
IFSTTAR (The French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks), France

Transport Focus Road Users Survey and Strategic Road Investment Plan 2020-25
Arash Khojinian
Pavement Materials Team Leader HE
Highways England, UK

STAR: Strategic Asphalt Research Symposium 2017 Output
Ralph Shirts
Chairman AiF
Asphalt Institute Foundation, USA
12.30 – 13.45
Lunch & Exhibition

13.45 – 15.15
Session TWO: Financing Solutions for Roads

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Financing Infrastructure and Roads With Private Money
Thomas Bayerl
Head of Team Infrastructure Dept Capital
MEAG MUNICH ERGO Asset Management GmbH, Germany

Milles Better - An Awarded New Idea to Finance Roads
Gergely Raccuja
Economic Wolfson Prize Winner
Amey Consulting, UK

Financing Road Infrastructure of the future in Germany
Torsten R. Böger
Managing Director
VIFG (Germany‘s Transport Infrastructure Financing Company), Germany

15.15 – 15.45
Coffee break & Exhibition

15.45 – 17.15
Session THREE: Sustainability – Reducing CO2 Emissions

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Reducing CO2 Together in the Transport Sector - A Horizontal Approach
Tim Breemersch
Senior Researcher
Transport & Mobility Leuven, Belgium

Low Rolling Resistance Asphalt Pavements to Reduce CO2
Bjarne Schmidt
Senior Consultant
Teknologisk Institut, Denmark

Sustainable Asphalt Pavements for the Future
Mats Wendel
Innovation Strategist
Peab Asfalt AB, Sweden
17.15 – 18.00

Meeting point for bus transport and guided city tour to Wasserwerk

20.00 – 23.00
Networking Dinner
Wasserwerk Berlin

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from 22:15 to 23:00 (every 10 minutes)
Transfer back to Andel´s Hotel

Friday 15 June 2018

08.30 - 10.00
Session FOUR: Health & Safety Best Practices and Future Requirements

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Best Practice: Medical Checks on Roads Workers in Germany
Reinhold Rühl
Chair of the German Bitumen Forum
BG Bau, Germany

Best Practice: Tank Truck Drivers Training
Leopold Tzeuton
General Manager
ATPH (French Association for Prevention in Hydrocarbon Transport), France

Best Practice: HAZOP Training and Safe Delivery Trainings
David Giles
Director Eurobitume
Eurobitume, UK

Safety of Workers: The Vision of the Chemical Industry, Expected Evolution
Steven Van de Broek
Responsible Care and Supply Chain
CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council), Belgium

Safety of Workers: The Vision of INRS
Cosmin Patrascu
Department Expertise and Technical Advice
INRS (French National Research and Safety Institute for the Prevention of Occupational Accidents and Diseases), France
10.00 – 10.30
Coffee Break & Exhibition

10.30 – 12.00
Session FIVE: Technology – What Are the Challenges for Implementation

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What Road Authorities Need in the Future
Rudi Bull-Wasser
Head of Section Asphalt Pavements
BASt, Federal Highway Research Institute, Germany

What Technology Can Offer
Seirgei Miller
Researcher in the Asphalt Paving Research and Innovation unit (ASPARi)
TU-Twente, the Netherlands

What Asphalt Sector Can Provide
Knut Johannsen
Head of MPA (Material Prüfungs Anstalt)
Eurovia Services GmbH, Germany
12.00 – 13.15
Lunch & Exhibition

13.15 – 14.30
Session SIX: Communication – How to Attract New Recruits

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Katrina Sichel
Communication Consultant, Europe

Martins Zaumanis
Project manager, Latvian State Roads, Research Management and Development Dpt.
14.30 – 14.45
Conclusions & Closing

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The sessions will include short presentations and educational information sharing from selected experts and stakeholder representatives. The aim is to offer a platform for interactivity and stimulate discussion between all those that are participating.

You will have the opportunity to be involved in audience Q&As, selecting questions to be addressed by a panel of experts, contribute to workshop style roundtable debates and direct access to the moderator through an online audience interactivity tool.