Network Meeting Brussels Provisional Programme

On behalf of the NETLIPSE Board, we are very pleased to invite you to the next Network Meeting that will take place in Brussels, Belgium on May 12-13th 2014. We would like to thank our partners, the Flemish Department of Mobility and Public Works as well as the E-Mobility NSR (North Sea Region Electric Mobility Network) for supporting us and cooperating with us in organising the Network Meeting for the NETLIPSE Network.
The formal programme will start Monday May 12th at 09:00 hrs. and end Tuesday May 13th at 15:30 hrs. You can expect to participate in interesting discussions and presentations on – among others:

  • Benchmark of European Large Infrastructure Projects.
    Nicolas Bour, Director of European Waterways and Innovation, Voies Navigables de France.
  • Increasing efficiency and innovation in the construction business: investing in innovative procurement strategies (i.e. pre-commercial procurement).
    Speaker to be announced.
  • Challenges in Norwegian infrastructure investments.
    Speaker to be announced.
  • Characteristics and Trends in Project Alliancing in Australasia (Reflections on Large Public Sector Infrastructure Projects 2008-2013).
    Dr. Derek H.T. Walker (RMIT University, Melbourne)
  • Challenging project interfaces in the Brenner Base Tunnel.
    Prof. Konrad Bergmeister.
  • The importance of soft controls in infrastructure transport projects.
    Speaker to be announced.

The programming team is still working on finalising the programme and will publish the final programme as soon as possible.

The Hulsa Hotel President Park (44, Boulevard du Roi Albert II, 1000 Brussels, +32 (0) has been so kind to extend the discounted room rate to April 30th. Please register for your room via the hotel website and quote the group code NETLIPSE2014. More instructions can be found in here. A standard room is € 110. Extra cost for double occupancy is € 10 per night. All prices are incl. VAT in EUR and including a breakfast buffet.

Please register for the Network Meeting here.