Novel Construction Plenary Session

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

Wednesday & Thursday, 25 - 26 October 2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel 
- Geneva, Switzerland

The videos are available through this link

The Novel Construction Initiative Fall Plenary Session took place in Geneva on Wednesday and Thursday, 25 - 26 October 2017. We would like to thank everyone for their active participation and collaboration.

To view the agenda of the meeting including the Novel Initiatives presented, 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 Gustavo Guaytima (TransCanada) e-mail
New 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 meetings were held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel where people from different companies gathered for a productive session to discuss new construction technologies.

For the first time, IPLOCA will offered a webcast for part of the H&S Workshop and the Novel Plenary Session. We hope you were able to take advantage of this offer if you were unable to attend the session.



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 title below:


Group work sessions were then held during the afternoon.


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


Presentations from the previous Plenary Session in April included: