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Meetings 2017-08-28T09:02:26+00:00

TWO MEETINGS A YEAR

CEEC holds a general assembly bi-annually in various cities in Europe, where the many issues concerning the construction economist are debated and a number of projects promoted.

  • Two times a year General Assembly.

  • Once a year CEGA Competition.

  • Visiting an interesting project in another country.

  • Updates on the projects where CEEC is involved in.

  • Get together with collegues from other countries in an informal setting.

The CEEC meeting in the second part of 2017 will be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

In spring 2018 the CEEC will come together in Paris, France.

The CEEC meeting in the second part of 2018 will be held in Barcelona, Spain.

UPCOMING

From Thursday 12th of October till Saturday 14th of October 2017 the CEEC meeting will be held in Rotterdam. At this modern harbour city the CEEC will hold their assembly and meet with the members of NVBK, the Dutch Association of Quantity Surveyors. Off course we will visit an interesting project in Rotterdam and in the free time we will enjoy the good life this city has to offer.

For the programm of the meeting in Rotterdam click here.

LAST MEETING

From Wednesday 31st of May till Friday 2nd of June, the delegates of CEEC met in Lille, France at the Parc des Expositions. For CEEC this meeting was a special one because of the 40 year anniversary of CEEC. That is also the reason why the meeting coincided with the 45th Congress of UNTEC.

For the programm of the CEEC Meeting click here.

PREVIOUS

In May 2017 the delegates of CEEC met in Lille, France. At this meeting two new board members were elected. Agnete Skytte takes over Charles Mitchell’s seat as vice president of the board. Creon Swaghoven replaces Justin Sullivan as general secretary. Justin Sullivan was granted honorary member of CEEC.
Also the CEEC hosted the CEGA competition for students again this year. The competition is sponsored by Saint-Cobain. The winners were awarded at Lille conference. Roger Hayes from Ireland won the first prize with his work ‘Is the lean construction theory working? A study of contracting firms in Ireland.’ The second prize went to Abdullah Noorisedah from Finland on the subject ‘Supplier efficiency evaluation in construction industry’. The prizes are worth €1500 and €1000. CEEC congratulates the students on their great work.

Autumn 2016 we held the meeting in trendy capital of Denmark, Copenhagen with interesting presentations. We heard Circular Economics in the Construction Industry by John Summer, director MTHøjgaard. Sara Asmussen from Danish Building & Property Agency told us about Quantity surveying standards and methods in Denmark. Jonas Engberg, Sustainability Manager from IKEA told us Client values and priorities, including Circular Economics IKEA`s approach to circularity, and priorities regarding planned new (37.000 m2) store in central Copenhagen. Additionally we had pleasure to visit at Tivoli / central amusement park. Tivoli has make huge investments in optimizing hotel and infrastructure demands to meet the future client expectations.
At May 2016 we had a effective meeting at sunny Budapest. First we heard BIM and Cost Management of the New National Gallery by Gyorgy Spanyi. He told that The New National Gallery building is designed by internationally known Japanese architects SANAA (Louvre Lens, ROLEX Learning Center in Lausanne, Samaritaine Department Store renovation on Paris, etc.) and Spanyi Partners is providing BIM and cost management. Then we had an opportunity to visit the construction of the new campus of the Central European University (CEU). CEU has been founded by George Soros, Hungarian born philanthropy billionaire (a controversial hedge fund guru). In 25 years CEU became one of the most successful graduate school in Central Europe attracting students from all over the world. The new campus project designed by Dublin- based architectural firm O’Donnell & Tuomey. Building includes several buildings including the once hotel where the last CEEC Budapest meeting was held.