Stunning venues along the Seine

La Maison des Polytechniciens

A place in the heart of Paris steeped in history

The Gala dinner

The Gala dinner will be held in a prestigious and sumptuous place: the Polytechnique Alumni's house. This tercentenary hotel welcomed several political and artistic organisations over the centuries. We are waiting for you to share a convivial moment in the luxurious and gilded lounges.


    12 rue de Poitiers, 75007 Paris
  • Ligne 12, station Solférino

  • Ligne C, station Musée d'Orsay

  • Lignes n°63, 69, 83, 84 et 94

  • Parking Montalembert,
    9 rue Montalembert

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The Gala dinner*, will start at 7:30 p.m., on Thursday 22nd, November 2018.

*Included in the conference packages

Historic place

The hotel de Poulpry, also known as "Maison des X", located in the historical and very famous Saint-Germain-des-Prés district, is currently the Polytechnique Alumni's house, the most prestigious engineering school in France. Its lounges feature moldings and gilding. They are contemporary expressions of French elegance.

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Le Jardin d'Acclimatation

A place lost in time and nature


The conference will take place at le Jardin d'Acclimatation, a natural enchanted parisian escape. It brings together 18 hectares of embellished nature that change over the seasons.


  • l'Orangerie - Jardin d'acclimatation
    Entrance: Entrée Sablons

    Rue du Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris
  • Métro ligne 1 Les Sablons

  • Le Petit Train du Jardin

  • Bus lignes 43, 73, 82,
    93, PC1, 174, 244

  • INDIGO Palais des Congrès


Friday, 23th November at the l'Orangerie building. Welcome at 8:15 a.m.
Morning coffee
Conference starts at 8:45 a.m.

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Historic place

Le Jardin d'Acclimatation was created 150 years ago and was fully renovated this year. Since 2006, it hosts the famous Fondation d'entreprise Louis Vuitton building where artistic exhibitions are regulary organised.

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Conference Schedule

One full day, Friday the 23rd November.

European perspectives

08:15 AM

Welcome and morning coffee

08:45 AM

Chairman’s opening remarks

Pascal Le Merrer

CEO, Le BIPE, France

08:50 AM

European macroeconomic outlook

Valérie Plagnol

Chief Economist at Le BIPE

09:20 AM

European construction market outlook to 2021

Pascal Marlier

Partner, Le BIPE, France

Construction Forecast by region

09:50 AM


Youssef Yacoubi

Senior Manager, LeBIPE, France

10:15 AM

Coffee break

10:35 AM

Netherlands and Belgium

Jean-Pierre Libaert

Representative, AQUIEC-VKEBI, Belgium

11:00 AM

Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Julia Bachtroegler

Researcher / Structural Change and Regional Development, WIFO, Austria

11:25 AM

United Kingdom and Ireland

James Hastings

Head of Construction Futures, EXPERIAN, United Kingdom

11:50 AM

Announcement of next Euroconstruct Conference

12:00 AM


13:15 PM

Italy, Spain and Portugal

Antonio Coimbra

Managing Director, TECNINVEST, Portugal

13:40 PM

Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland

Nejra Macic

Chief Economist, PROGNOSESENTERET AS, Norway

14:05 PM

Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia

Janos Gaspar

Executive Director, BUILDECON, Hungary

14:25 PM

Coffee break

Special topic: Challenges to build metropolises of tomorrow: the learnings from Greater Paris

14:45 AM

The Greater Paris area development: what opportunities and what new requirements for the construction markets?

Senior representative of the Greater Paris Business Club

15:05 PM

The 2024 Paris Olympics: what leverage effects for construction markets?

Senior representative of Olympic Games works supervisor

15:25 PM

How going digital will help construction actors face these challenges?

Senior representative of a major construction company

15:45 PM

Panel discussion: construction leaders' point of view

Other prestigious guests to be confirmed

16:15 PM

Closing session

16:20 PM

Farewell drink

LE BIPE Speakers

Pascal Le Merrer


Valérie Plagnol

Chief, Economist, Le BIPE,

Pascal Marlier

Partner, Le BIPE,

Youssef Yacoubi

Senior Manager, Le BIPE,

Prestigious Speakers invited

From both public and private sectors

Le Club des Entreprises du Grand Paris

The Greater Paris’ Business Club

Le Comité d’Organisation des Jeux Olympiques

Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (to confirm)

Le Cercle Colbert

Association dedicated to the future of local communities


Be a part of this great event

Premium package

2200excluding VAT

  • Programme attendance
  • Summary report
  • Country report
  • Conference presentations

Additional delegate(s)

800excluding VAT

  • Programme attendance
  • Summary report
  • Conference presentations

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