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Want to hear from the co-creator of Siri?
Want to learn about business intercultural exchanges?
Want to get inspired by a renowned alpinist?


 Wednesday 18 January

CECE Internal Meetings

9.00 – 13.00  CECE Board

13.00 - 14.00  Lunch Break 🥗 

14.00 – 18.00  General Assembly

 Thursday 19 January

9.00  Welcome coffee supported by Ritchie Bros. ☕️

Opening of the Conference
Riccardo VIAGGI, CECE Secretary General

Welcome addresses
Alexandre MARCHETTA, CECE President

Keynote speech by Frank ROUAULT
“Intercultural relations and exchanges in the world of business”

11.00  Networking Coffee Break supported by Ritchie Bros. ☕️

Keynote speech by Benjamin CHAMINADE, CEO Reboot Inc.
"Engagement of new generations" 

12.30 - 14.00  Lunch Break supported by Montabert 🥗

Panel debate on diversity and education in technology and construction with:

Ilektra PAPADAKI, Architect and Team Leader at the European Commission
Karin NARS, CEO at Dinolift Oy
Laurence DELPLACE, Regional Manager at Amberg Engineering
Laëtitia LE SCIELLOUR, International Project Manager at MECALAC               

16:15  Networking Break supported by Ritchie Bros. ☕️

Inspirational session by Luc JULIA, co-creator of Siri and former SVP Innovation for Samsung
“There is no such thing as Artificial Intelligence”

Conclusions by Alexandre MARCHETTA, CECE President

19.30 - 23.00  Gala Dinner supported by Main Sponsor DLL 🍽️
Apéro supported by Le Dig Tour




Friday 20 January

8.30  Regulatory Update

9.30  Networking Coffee Break supported by Ritchie Bros. ☕️

10.00  Parallel sessions: Economic Forum & Technical Forum



Economic Forum

Moderated by Mike HAYES, Editor of Construction Europe



• Keynote on economic trends & tendences
by Denis FERRAND, Director General at Rexecode

• The financing conditions of the energy transition of construction machinery
by Chiara CORDINI, Global Asset Sales Leader at DLL


• Keynote on the European and global equipment market
by Chris SLEIGHT, Managing Director at Off-Highway Research

11:30  Networking Coffee Break supported by Ritchie Bros. ☕️

• 'Global Gateway – what’s in it for Africa?'
by Tomaz GORISEK, Counsellor at the EU Delegation to the UN

• The market and economic situation of construction machinery in South-Africa
by Chris SLEIGHT, Managing Director at Off-Highway Research

• Panel debate with:
- Eric MARICOT, President and Founder, Sarexeo
- Paul BURGER, Founder, PB Management Consulting
- Alexander GRESCHNER, CSO, Wacker Neuson Group

Technical Forum supported by TotalEnergies


Moderated by Marie POIDEVIN, EVOLIS 


• Video presentation of CECE Decarbonisation Position Paper

‘Hydrogen for construction machinery’

Hydrogen supply to the jobsite
by Jean-Baptiste MARTIN, TotalEnergies

Hydrogen use in ICE

Role of lubricants for hydrogen in ICE
by Pierre CHAPELOT, TotalEnergies

11:30  Networking Coffee Break supported by Ritchie Bros. ☕️

‘All about electrification’      

• Batteries for the construction sector: an overview
by Alex WOODROW, Managing Director, KGP Powertrain Intelligence

 Electrifying the jobsite
by Barbara GREGORIO, Global Product Manager, Atlas Copco

 E-Worksite research project
by Carolina DIEZ FERRER, Head of Advanced Engineering Programs, Volvo CE

Concluding remarks
by Dale Camsell, Senior Technical Consultant, CEA

13.30 - 14.30  Lunch Break supported by Arden Equipment 🥗

CECE Internal Meetings

14.30 – 16.00  CECE Product Group on Hydraulic Attachments Tools

14.30 – 16.00  CECE Product Group on Road Equipment

Saturday 21 January

Exciting social programme for participants and accompanying persons
register to the social programme activities within the Registration Form

- Skiing down the Vallée Blanche
- Guided visit of Aiguille du Midi to Skyway