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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.

 
 
ERA Convention
‘Securing talent for the Future’
 
Amsterdam, 2 – 4 May 2017
 
PROGRAMME
 
 
 
 
TUESDAY – 2 May 2017
9:30 – 16:00 Visit of IRE – INTERNATIONAL RENTAL EXHIBITION
16:00 – 18:00
AMTRIUM
 
PANEL “TOMORROW’S TALENT - How to compete with other industries”
 
Introduction:
  • Daniel Walzer, HR Consultant
 
Panelists:
  • Patrick Barrett, United Rentals
  • Domenico Campogrande, European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC)
  • Pierre Boels, Boels Rental
  • 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
 
  • Dealing with the new generations
TBD
 
  • 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
 
  • Promotion Committee Report, Fiona Perrin, Committee Chairwoman
  • Presentations about the “Recruiting and retaining millennials”
  • Roundtable discussions
 
Moderator: 
Fiona Perrin, Committee Chairwoman
 
WORKSHOP TECHNICAL & EQUIPMENT
 
  • Technical Committee Report, Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman
  • Internet of Things, TBD
  • Roundtable discussions
 
Moderator:
Martin Sebestyen, Committee Chairman
 
WORKSHOP SUSTAINABILITY
 
  • Sustainability Committee Report, Franciska Janzon, Committee Chairwoman
  • Presentation, TBD
  • Roundtable discussions
 
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
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.