Novel Construction Plenary Session

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

Wednesday & Thursday, 5 - 6 April 2017
NH Hotel Amsterdam Centre, The Netherlands

The Novel Construction Initiative Spring Plenary Session took place in Amsterdam on Wednesday and Thursday, 5 - 6 April 2017. We would like to thank everyone for their active participation and collboration. 

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 Mustafa Abusalah (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 Hotel NH Amsterdam Centre where people from different companies gathered for a productive session to discuss about new construction technologies.


After a short introduction on IPLOCA from IPLOCA's Executive Secretary, Juan Arzuaga, the agenda included several presentations on new technologies in the industry from knowledgeable speakers.

To view the presentations, please click on the titles below.

Group work sessions were them held during the afternoon.


After the group work sessions on Wednesday, the different groups presented the results of their discussions.