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Livestream: Build Up Skills workshop at Construmat’19

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Are IoT, BIM, robotics and smart buildings a foreign language for your building professionals? Watch our livestream from one of Europe’s biggest building industry events to discover and share how the buildings sector could become fluent in digital technologies for smart, energy-efficient buildings.


Morning sessions livestreamed:

10:00 – 10:20

Opening and welcome: the role of skills in the transition to a sustainable building sector
Patrik Kolar, European Commission EASME, Head of Department “LIFE and H2020 Energy, Environment, Resources” and Enrique Corral, Director General, Fundación Laboral de la Construcción

10:20 – 10:40

Keynote address by Ada Yvars Bravo, Director, Mangera Yvars Architects (MYAA)

10:40 – 11:00

Inspiration : Digital innovation in the building sector, today and tomorrow
Christophe Sykes, Director general, Construction Products Europe

11:00 – 11:15

Supporting the digitalisation and modernisation of EU buildings: the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
Pau Garcia Audi, European Commission, DG Energy

11:15 – 11:30

Digital innovations transforming the construction sector – EU policy initiatives
Roman Horvath, European Commission, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs


Afternoon sessions livestreamed:

16:00 – 17:00

Panel discussion
An expert panel will take stock of progress made so far in upskilling the industry for energy efficient buildings, and further steps needed in this field.
Followed by questions from the audience and live polls.

17:00 – 17:30

Closing & Next steps – Funding opportunities under Horizon 2020
Amandine De Coster-Lacourt, Project Advisor, EASME


Follow our social media coverage of the event on Twitter and tweet using the hashtag #BuildUpSkills.