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

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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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Guest speakers

From both public and private sectors

Nicolas FERRAND 

General Manager of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games Infrastructure Delivery Company, SOLIDEO

Jacques GODRON

President of Business Club of "Grand Paris"


Chief Economist, BDO-BIPE Advisory

Conference Schedule

One full day, Friday the 23rd November.

08:15 AM

Registration and morning coffee

08:55 AM

Chairman’s opening remarks

Pascal Le Merrer

CEO, BDO-BIPE Advisory, France

09:00 AM

Keynote Speaker - Olympics Infrasture market opportunities

Nicolas Ferrand

Head of SOLIDEO - Olympics Infrasture Contractor

09:50 AM

European macroeconomic outlook

Valérie Plagnol

Chief Economist at BDO- BIPE Advisory

10:20 AM

European construction market outlook to 2021

Pascal Marlier

Partner, BDO- BIPE Advisory, France

10:15 AM

Coffee break

10:35 AM


Youssef Yacoubi

Senior Manager, BDO-BIPE Advisory, France

11:00 AM

Netherlands and Belgium

Jean-Pierre Libaert

Representative, AQUIEC-VKEBI, Belgium

11:25 AM

"Grand Paris" area development : what opportunities and what new requirements for the construction markets?

Jacques Godron

President of Business Club of "Grand Paris"

11:50 AM

Announcement of next EUROCONSTRUCT Conference

12:10 AM


13:30 PM

Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Julia Bachtroegler

Researcher / Structural Change and Regional Development, WIFO, Austria

13:55 PM

United Kingdom and Ireland

James Hastings

Responsable des constructions futures, EXPERIAN, Royaume-Uni

14:20 PM

Coffee break

14:40 PM

Italy, Spain and Portugal

Antonio Coimbra

Managing Director, TECNINVEST, Portugal

15:05 AM

Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland

Nejra Macic

Chief Economist, PROGNOSESENTERET AS, Norway

15:30 PM

Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia

Janos Gaspar

Executive Director, BUILDECON, Hungary

15:55 PM

Closing session

Pascal Marlier

Partner, BDO- BIPE Advisory, France

16:00 PM

Farewell drink


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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