The Ordre des Architectes et des Ingénieurs-Conseils (OAI), in collaboration with Luxinnovation, is organising the event "Research => Innovation + Construction" which will take place on Tuesday 26 February 2019 from 16:00 in the Chambre des Métiers.

This is the third such event, organised in collaboration with the OAI, Luxinnovation, Neobuild, LIST, the University of Luxembourg and the CNCD, bringing together the academic world and the construction centre.

Speakers include OAI President Jos Dell, CNCD President and OAI Vice-President Marc Feider, Luxinnovation manager Charles-Albert Florentin and Energy Minister Claude Turmes, along with architects and university professors and researchers.


16:00 Welcome speech by Jos Dell and Marc Feider (FR)

16:05 Claude Turmes will present ways to make sustainable development a success and how to combine energy, well-being and circularity (FR)

16:10 professor and construction expert Daniele Waldmann-Diederich will discuss the relation between the University of Luxembourg and construction research (DE)

16:25 lecturer and specialist in construction management Michael Scheuern will present challenges facing the construction sector (DE)

16:40 PhD construction student Dolgion Erdenebat will discuss the assessment of bridge structures (DE)

16:55 Professor and Course Director of the Master in Architecture Dr. Florian Hertweck will highlight the different research strands of the master (FR)

17:05 Postdoctoral Researcher Nikos Katsikis will discuss the "Eco-Century Project" (EN)

17:15 Sylvain Kubicki, an architect and Senior Research and Technology Associate at LIST, will analyse the digital built environment research at LIST (FR)

17:30 Elie Daher, an architect and PhD student from LISTIKU Leuven (LIST), will discuss the digital participation approach in district planning (FR)

17:45 Charles-Albert Florentin, Manager of the Ecoinnovation Cluster at Luxinnovation, will present "material banks", the link between the automobile and construction sectors

17:55 Q&A (FR/DE/EN)

18:05 Conclusion by Neobuild director Francis Schwall and OAI director Pierre Hurt

The presentations will be given in French (FR), German (DE) or English (EN) depending on the speaker.

Attendees will be offered a free drink at the end of the evening.

Anyone interested in attending should register online at in the section "inscriptions aux activités oai" before 23 February 2019.