The meeting included:
- Welcome by the CEO of the Strabag Group and presentation about ENCORD.
- Workshop on successful innovation including:
– Ballast Nedam presentation.
– Hochtief presentation.
- Round table discussion on successful innovation in the construction sector. Special guests from the board of Strabag Group.
– Summary and conclusions.
- A visit to an office tower in Vienna-“Passive house” energy standard.
- Teixeira Duarte as a new member: Overview of the company.
- Proposal for legal structure for ENCORD.
- June Council Meeting: 25th Anniversary event.
- November Council Meeting: hosted by DHL.
- A review of the Health & Safety workshop November 2013 and Environmental workshop February 2014, and possibility of a new group “Risk management in construction”.
- Membership development.
- An update from the Transformation plan of ECTP.
- Overview of upcoming events (dates, location, topics).
- ENCORD Participation in TRA.
- Some internal ENCORD topics.
ENCORD would like to thank the host Norbert Pralle, Head of R&D&I, and Rainer Bareiss, Division Manager Turnkey Construction, for hosting this excellent meeting.
The next ENCORD Council Meeting will be in Brussels Belgium, 17th June 2014.