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Buildings are at the heart of major challenges. Now in its third year, the aim of Build & Connect is to promote discussion around pioneering technologies and practices in the sustainable building sector. As the product of a partnership between a number of European networks, it will draw on international practices and experiences.

ROUND TABLES

&

WORKSHOPS

14 round tables, 11 conferences, 130 speakers

from the building sector in France, Germany, Switzerland and Benelux

28 and 29 November

BtoB Meetings

Identify and meet potential partners at the national or international scale

Meetings organised by Enterprise Europe Network on 28 and 29 November

Start-ups and labs 

Pitches by start-ups and labs, start-up village

BERTRAND PICCARD

Initiator and pilote of SOLAR IMPULSE,  Chariman of  the SOLAR IMPULSE FONDATION

Participants

Browse all of the speakers and visitors at B&C 2018

WHO WILL BE TAKING PART?

ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS

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MANUFACTURERS

CONSTRUCTION FIRMS

PROPERTY DEVELOPERS AND PROFESSIONALS

PROJECT MANAGERS, HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS, LOCAL AUTHORITIES

RESEARCHERS, LECTURERS, STUDENTS

CLIPS FROM THE PROGRAMME

RETHINKING BUILDINGS IN RESPONSE TO CHANGES IN USE

28th of November 2018

3.30-4.45 PM

ROUND TABLE

CHALLENGE

SOCIETAL CHANGES

CHAIRED BY

Christian Rozier

Urban Practices
President

SPEAKERS

Eric Gehl

Hakisa
CEO & Co-Founder

Anthony Guilbert-Cholet

POST IMMO
Manager innovation

Ludovic Gicquel

VIE TO B
Founder

TESTING EXPERIMENTATION IN BUILDINGS: HEARING FROM THOSE WHO HAVE TAKEN THE PLUNGE 

29th of November 2018

1.55 – 3.15 PM

CONFERENCE

CHALLENGE

ENERGIE

CHAIRED BY

Etienne Wurtz

CEA
Research supervisor

SPEAKERS

Thierry Bièvre

Elithis
President

Christophe Boule

Groupe Boulle
President

Christophe Glock

Pierres et Territoires
President

Thalie Marx

Officer for sustainable urban development
Eurométropole de Strasbourg

ROLLING OUT THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE BUILDING SECTOR THROUGH INNOVATIVE ECONOMIC MODELS 

29th of November 2018

3.20-4.30 PM

ROUND

TABLE

CHALLENGE

ENVIRONMENT

CHAIRED BY

Vincent Aurez

Ernst & Young
Consultant

SPEAKERS

Joël Duysan

BeeBonds
CEO

Quentin Orban de Xivry

Bureau Economique de la Province de Namur
Consultant

Carlo Spina

Contern SA
Construction and innovation manager

NEWS

Interview with Thierry Bievre

“This third edition of BUILD & CONNECT is full of promise” - the words of Thierry Bièvre, Chair of Elithis Group and Chair of the Fibres-Énergivie Cluster.

THE 2016 EVENT IN NUMBERS

116

business meetings

80

speakers

470

participants

25 %

international participants

94 %

satisfied participants

Tri-national organisation

Organisers

Premium sponsors

Gold sponsors

Sponsors

 

Partners

Media Partners