Forum 2017

Affordable Solutions
to Overcome the Challenges in Urban Housing

September 27, 2017

From 9 am to 1 pm, Paul Henri-Spaak-PHS 1A002 – 1020 Brussels

President of the Forum: Mrs. Julie Girling, ECR, UK
Eurogypsum President: Mr. Bernard Lekien
Simultaneous translation English-French-German


PROGRAMME

09:00 am
Welcome Address by the President of the European Parliament Gypsum Forum
Mrs. Julie Girling

09:05 am
Welcome Address by the President of Eurogypsum
Mr. Bernard Lekien

09:10 am
Welcome Address by the President of EBC
Mr. Patrick Liébus

09:15 am
Key Note Speech: The Urban Housing Crisis Europe faces today
Mrs. Lowri Evans, Director General of DG Grow

09:30 am
The Reality and Potential of Vertical Extensions
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karsten Tichelmann, TU Darmstadt

10:00 am
Break including a real life project demonstration-3D printing

10:30 am
Increasing Density without impacting on Urban Green Space
Mr. Daniel Dethier, Dethier Architecture

11:00 am
Never demolish but transform and utilise existing buildings
Mr. Vassal, Cabinet Lacaton-Vassal

11:30 am
Roundtable: Delivering Affordable Solutions to overcome the Challenges in Urban Housing
Key note speaker
Mrs. Julie Girling, MEP, President of the European Parliament Gypsum Forum
Mr. Daniel Calleja, Director General of DG Environment
Mr. Bernard Lekien, President of Eurogypsum
Mr. Patrick Liébus, President of EBC

12:45 pm
Conclusions
Mrs. Julie Girling, MEP, President of the European Parliament Gypsum Forum
Mr. Bernard Lekien, President of Eurogypsum
Mr. Patrick Liébus, President of EBC

Moderator: Mr. James Crisp

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