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ERA CONVENTION 2017 AND INTERNATIONAL RENTAL EXHIBITION

ERA CONVENTION 2017 AND INTERNATIONAL RENTAL EXHIBITION

RAI Amsterdam
02 / 04  May 2017

The 12th ERA Convention and IRE 2017 took place from 2 to 4 May 2017, at the RAI in Amsterdam, on the topic "Securing talent for the Future".

 
 
ERA Convention
‘Securing talent for the Future’
 
Amsterdam, 2 – 4 May 2017
 
PROGRAMME
 
 
 
 
TUESDAY – 2 May 2017
9:30 – 16:00 Visit of IRE, the INTERNATIONAL RENTAL EXHIBITION, in Hall 5
and visit of APEX, in Hall 1
16:00 – 18:00
AMTRIUM
 
PANEL “TOMORROW’S TALENT - How to compete with other industries”
 
Presentation of the findings of the Human Resources study carried out in the equipment rental industry :
  • Daniel Walzer, HR Consultant
 
Panelists:
  • Patrick Barrett, United Rentals
  • Pierre Boels, Boels Rental
  • Domenico Campogrande, European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC)
  • Leif Gustafsson, Cramo
  • Nicolas Jonville, Loxam
  • Paul Lewis, HSS Hire
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
 
18:00 – 19:00
ERA Stand
 
ERA  INAUGURATION COCKTAIL
 
Open to participants to the ERA Convention and Exhibitors at IRE Show
 
 
 
WEDNESDAY –  3 May 2017
09:00  – 12:30 Visit of Rental Depots (optional, open to participants to the ERA Convention)
Visit of rental depots in Amsterdam (Loxam, Boels Rental)
12:30 – 14:00  
LUNCH - Networking and visit of IRE Show
 
14.00 – 15.30
AMTRIUM
 
PLENARY SESSION
 
  • Welcome address
       Pierre Boels – ERA President
 
  • The natural choice through leadership and delight management
       Jean-Paul Teyssen – Former CEO, Carglass 
 
  • Driving factors behind fleet investments
       Kevin Appleton - Managing Director at Yusen Logistics UK Ltd
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
15:30 – 16:30 BREAK - Networking and visit of IRE Show
16.30 – 17.30
AMTRIUM
 
PLENARY SESSION
 
  • Dealing with Diversity, gender and minorities
Fred Bratman, VP Investor Relations  - United Rentals
Patrick Barrett,  Director Training and Development – United Rentals
 
  • Trends in the European Rental Industry
Michel Petitjean – ERA General Secretary
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
 
17:30 – 18:30
AMTRIUM
 
ERA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
 
  
19:00 – 20:00
ERA Stand
 
EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS Cocktail
 
20:00 – 23:00
AMTRIUM
 
EUROPEAN RENTAL AWARDS Dinner
 
 
 
THURSDAY – 4 May 2017
08:30 – 10:30
 
 
WORKSHOP PROMOTION - Winning the war on talent: how to be more attractive to reach and retain new talent?
 
  • Promotion Committee Report, Fiona Perrin, Committee Chairwoman
  • Interviews of rental companies on  “Recruiting and retaining millennials”
  • Debate with questions in relation to reaching and retaining new generations and the image of the rental industry
 
Moderator: 
Fiona Perrin, Committee Chairwoman
 
WORKSHOP TECHNICAL & EQUIPMENT - How to adapt asset management to new generations and new technologies

 
  • Technical Committee Report, Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman
  • Big Data and Internet of Things, Helen Sowerby, Wynne Systems
  • Debate with questions in relation to new technologies and trainings
 
Moderator:
Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman
 
WORKSHOP SUSTAINABILITY - How sustainability can help in promoting rental and in attracting people 
 
  • Sustainability Committee Report, Franciska Janzon, Committee Chairwoman
  • Typical CSR for a rental company, Franciska Janzon, Ramirent, and Anders Collman, Cramo
  • Debate with questions in relation to CSR and new generations 
 
Moderator:
Franciska Janzon, Committee Chairwoman
10:30 – 11:30  
BREAK - Networking and visit of IRE Show
 
11:30 – 13.30
AMTRIUM
 
REPORT ON WORKSHOPS
 
Rapporteurs: 
  • Fiona Perrin, Promotion Committee Chairwoman
  • Martin Sebestyen, Technical Committee Chairman
  • Franciska Janzon, Sustainability Committee Chairwoman
 
Moderator: Nadine Dereza
GUEST SPEAKER
Dr Paul Redmond
Closing of the Convention
Pierre Boels – ERA President
 
13:30 – 15:30
ERA Stand
 
ERA LUNCHEON
15:30  - 17:00  
Visit of IRE – INTERNATIONAL RENTAL EXHIBITION
 
 
 



Entry to the show is free for all pre-registered visitors and for the ERA Convention's participants.


For more information use the link below

http://www.khl-group.com/events/IRE-2017/
To see the list of participants, please click here.
ERA thanks the companies Rouse Analytics and Smart Equip for having sponsored the 2017 ERA Convention.

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