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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 will take 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 – 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/
If you wish to register to the 2017 ERA Convention and / or to the European Rental Awards Dinner, please click here.
As every year, members of European national associations or of IPAF can benefit from the same rate as ERA members when registering to the Convention.

Participants list

Convention rates:
Convention only  
Members EUR 300
Non-members EUR 800
Dinner only  
Members EUR 200
Non-members EUR 200

Accommodation
Each participant has to take care of his/her own accommodation booking. You can find information on hotels here.
Please contact the ERA Secretariat, era@erarental.org, for any question.
ERA offers sponsorship opportunities for the Convention.
ERA is very pleased to announce that the following companies have already accepted to be/
- Lanyards Sponsor: SmartEquip
For more information about the sponsoring opportunities and to make your orders, please click here.