EFCA GAM & Conference 2017

02/06 - Copenhagen

Global challenges – sustainable solutions and the role of cities, companies and consultants

Friday 2 June 2017


08.00-09.15 Registration
09.15-09.30 Welcome /FRI President Carsten Toft Boesen, CEO NIRAS
09.30-10.00 Macro-trends & Global Challenges / Jock Martin,Head of Integrated Environmental Assessments (IEA), European Environmental Agency
10.00-10.30 EU’s role in ensuring climate adaptation and a resilient Europe /Claus Kondrup, Acting Head of Unit, DG Clima
10.30-11.00 Coffee and networking 
11.00-11.20 C40 Cities that act /Kevin Austin, Deputy Executive director C40
11.20-11.40 Liveable Cities /Jeff Risom, Partner, Managing Director, Gehl Architects, USA
11.40-12.00 Joint Q&A session with Kevin Austin and Jeff Risom
12.00-12.30 YP Awards. Announcement of European Young Professional of the year 2017 (incl. presentation)

CEO participants. CEO Lunch 7th floor (Guest speaker. Andrej Avelini, Managing Director, EFCG on trends, development and M&A’s in the global a/e/c-industry)
Other participants. Network lunch, LobbyOptional lunch activity: Visit to State of Green (located at the Conference venue 1st floor) for a showcase of sustainable solutions, at 13.30 State of Green CEO Finn Mortensen will present State of Green

14.30-14.45 Sustainable projects: the importance of design and the value of consulting engineers / Thierry Lambert, General Delegate for the Nordic Countries and Baltic States, Saint-Gobain
14.45-15.00 Sustainability as a factor, when investing in infrastructure, renewable energy and long term assets /Ashvind Kumar Guness, Investment Director for Alternative Investment, Danske Capital
15.00-15.20 Sustainable Copenhagen – planning and financing a long term vision/Technical Mayor of Copenhagen Morten Kabell
15.20-15.50 Coffee and networking
15.50-16.10 Sustainable urban development of Amsterdam / Bart van der Heijden, Senior City Planner, City of Amsterdam 
16.10-16.30 Working with consultants for sustainable visions in the pharmaceutical industry/Susanne Stormer, Vice President Corporate Sustainability, Novo Nordisk
16.30-17.25 Debate on setting and achieving sustainable goals for cities and companies – and the role of consultants in implementation (DG Clima, Novo Nordisk and City of Copenhagen, City of Amsterdam)
17.25-17.30 Conference wrap-up /Managing director of FRI Henrik Garver

Conference moderator. Jacki Davis, Meade Davis Communications
Venue. Main Conference Hall, Industriens Hus
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