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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Members' Projects

Drugstore Publicis building, Paris – creativity & imagination
Drugstore Publicis, a Parisian landmark located on the prestigious Champs Elysées, was in need of renovation. The challenge was to render the façade more contemporary, reconnecting the building to its bustling surroundings, while retaining its personality and the prestige of the original design.