Novel Construction Plenary Session

For more information on the Novel Construction Initiative, please click here.

Thursday, 31 March & Friday, 1 April 2016

The Novel Construction Initiative Spring Plenary Session took place in Geneva on Thursday, March 31 and Friday 1 April 2016. We would like to thank everyone for their active participation and collaboration. 

To view the agenda, please click here

The current working groups: 

Group Leader E-Mail
Planning & Design Criss Shipman (G.I.E.) e-mail
Earthworks & Crossings Paul Andrews (Fluor) e-mail
Welding & NDT Jan van der Ent (Applus RTD) e-mail
Future Trends & Innovation Zuhair Haddad (CCC) e-mail
Coatings Frits Doddema (Seal for Life) e-mail
Environment Sue Sljivic (RSK) e-mail
Logistics Bruno Pomaré (Spiecapag) e-mail
Pre-Commissioning Vincenzo Calabria (Sicim) e-mail
Bending Geert Dieperink (Maats) e-mail 
Health & Safety Alain Gauthiez (Spiecapag) e-mail


The meeting was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel where people from different companies gathered for a productive session to discuss about new construction technologies to be implemented in the near future. 


After a short introduction on IPLOCA from IPLOCA's Executive Secretary, Juan Arzuaga, the agenda included several presentations from knowledgeable speakers. To view the presentations, please click the titles below:

Group work sessions were then held during the afternoon. 


After the group work sessions on Thursday afternoon, the different work groups presented their outcomes.