Forum 2017

Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

September 27, 2017 from 09h00 to 13h00
Paul Henri-Spaak-PHS 1A002
Simultaneous translation English-French-German
President of the Forum: Julie Girling, ECR, UK

President of Eurogypsum: Julie Girling, ECR, UK

Moderator: Mr. James Crisp

 

09h00: Welcome Address by the President of the European Parliament Gypsum ForumMrs. Julie Girling
09h05: Welcome Address by the President of Eurogypsum Mr. Bernard Lekien
09h10: Welcome Address by the President of EBC Mr. Patrick Liébus
09h15: Key Note Speech: The Urban Housing Crisis Europe faces today

Mr. Antonio Paparella, Senior Expert and Coordinator of DG GROW’s Sustainable Construction team
09h30: The Reality and Potential of Vertical Extensions

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karsten Tichelmann, TU Darmstadt
10h00: Break including a real life project demonstration-3D printing
10h30: Increasing Density without impacting on Urban Green Space

Mr. Daniel Dethier, Dethier Architecture
11h00: Never demolish but transform and utilise existing buildings

Mr. Jean-Philippe Vassal, Cabinet Lacaton-Vassal
11h30: 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
  • Mr. Peter Liese, MEP
  • Mrs. Eleonora Evi, MEP
12h45: Conclusions

Mrs. Julie Girling, MEP, President of the European Parliament Gypsum Forum

Mr. Bernard Lekien, President of Eurogypsum

Mr. Patrick Liébus, President of EBC
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