Thursday, November 24th  2016

20:00 Dinner in Mirador del Palau de la Música Catalana  (more info)

Friday, November 25th 2016

Euroconstruct Conference
Ateneu Barcelonès. 6 Canuda. ES08002 Barcelona (more info)

08.30 Registration and morning coffee
09.15 Opening
Josep Rull Andreu – Ministry of Territory and Sustainability. Government of Catalonia
09.30 Global and European outlook for economy
Review of the macroeconomic environment
Sergi Martrat Deputy Chief Economist at Banco Sabadell
10.00 Public contractual relationships: perspectives up to 2020
Impact of the new EU procurement directives in the construction market
Antonio Paparella – Team Coordinator Sustainable Construction
European Commission – DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
10.30 Coffee Break
11.00 Global outlook for construction
Situation and expectations for the construction sector worldwide
Antonio Mura – Cresme (Italy)
11.30 European outlook for construction
Housing, non-residential and civil engineering in Europe until 2019
Josep R. Fontana – ITeC (Spain)
12.00 Regional forecast 1
Germany, Austria and Switzerland
Ludwig Dorffmeister – IFO Institut (Germany)
12.30 Regional forecast 2
France, Belgium and The Netherlands
Oebele Vries – EIB (Netherlands)
13.00 Lunch
14.15 Regional forecast 3
UK and Ireland
Mohammed Chaudhri – Experian (UK)
14.45 Regional forecast 4
Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland
Bjørn-Erik Øye – Prognosesenteret (Norway)
15.15 Coffee Break
15.35 Regional forecast 5
Spain and Portugal
Josep R. Fontana – ITeC (Spain)

Antonella Stemperini – Cresme (Italy)
16.15 Regional forecast 6
Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary
Mariusz Sochacki – PAB-PCR&F Institute (Poland)
16.45 Closing remarks
17.00 Conference ends, farewell drinks