Final event in Ghent - How to use sustainable concrete in an urban environment: opportunities and challenges

Campus Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent

16 June 2023 - 16 June 2023

We’re excited to invite you to our final event for the Interreg-project URBCON, taking place on 16th June 2023 at Campus Aula.

Join us for a day of insightful presentations, lively discussions, and networking opportunities focused on sustainable concrete. With a focus on innovation, sustainability, and practical implementation, our speakers will share their insights and expertise with you.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from our partners in the project and connect with peers who share your passion for sustainable urban development.

Register here.

Check out the preliminary schedule below:

9.15 am Doors open
9.30 am    Welcome (by the team, the Alderwoman Bracke from the City of Ghent, and the Project Officer from Interreg NWE)
9.50 am Presentation URBCON (by Ghent University)
10.00 am      Presentation on the technical results from the labs of the universities of Delft (NETH), Kaiserslautern (GE), Sheffield (UK), and Ghent (BE) (T1/T2)
10.20 am Presentation on the pilot project of the pedestrian bridge in the City of Rotterdam (I1)
10.40 am Speech Deputy Mayor from Rotterdam
10.50 am  Break
11.10 am Speech Alderwoman El-Bazioui
11.15 am Presentation on the fire staircase in the City of Ghent (I2)
11.35 am Speech Deputy of the Province East-Flanders
11.45 am Presentation on the foundation in a circular office building in Kamp C (I3)
12.00 am Lunch
1.15 pm Welcome
1.30 pm Lecture on the future of circular building materials (by Buildwise)
2.30 pm Musical intermezzo (by William Schutte)
2.40 pm More info on the e-handbook
2.45 pm Debate (with various partners, tbd)
3.45 pm Closing speech Mayor City of Ghent
4.00 pm Infomarket and reception
5.00 pm End

See you there!

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