3rd European Engineers Day

The European Engineers Day 2017 will be co-organised by the European Council of Engineers Chambers (ECEC), the European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI) and the European Council of Civil Engineers (ECCE) together with ENAEE.

We would highly appreciate your participation at the 3rd European Engineers Day. Please see the Website Engineersday2017 for more details about the Event and to register.

"Concerns about Engineering Excellence" - 3rd European Engineers Day

Date: 5th of October             Venue: Haus der Ingenieure, Eschenbachgasse 9, 1010 Vienna





Opening by Presidents of ECEC, FEANI and ECCE

Črtomir Remec, José Vieira, President-Elect Aris Chatzidakis



Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Transport

Morning Session

Each speech is followed by a 10 min. Q&A


Engineers in the Single Market - recent initiatives of the European Commission

Hubert Gambs, Director "Modernisation of the Single Market", Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SME´s, European Commission


Should the EU be reengineered?

Philippe de Buck, Senior executive advisor at Hill & Knowlton strategies, Former Director General of BusinessEurope, Member of EESC


Challenges and perspectives of the construction industry in Europe

Jean-Louis Marchand, President of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC)



Coffee Break

Afternoon Session

Each speech is followed by a 10 min. Q&A


Providing the right engineering skills in Europe to better meet companies´ needs

Maxime Cerutti, Director for Social Affairs at BusinessEurope


Educating Engineers: Seeking Excellence in Engineering and Distinction in Problem Solving

Ioannis Golias, Rector of the National technical University of Athens


Myth or reality: The economic effect of (de)regulating Engineering profession

Leo Chini, Head of the Research Institute for Liberal Professions, Vienna University of Economics and Business



Lunch Break


Round Table Discussion

Michaela Ragoßnig Angst, Graduated Consulting Engibneer for Surveying, Chair of the Division of Consulting Engineers of the Chamber of Architects and Engineers Vienna/Lower Austria/Burgenland

Rudolf Kolbe, Member of EESC, President of CEPLIS

Bernard Remaud, President of ENAEE

Paul Coughlan, Institution of Civil Engineers, Director Chair, European Region of ARUP

Ernesto Fernández Polcuch, Chief of Section for Science Policy and Partnerships in the Natural Sciences Sector of UNESCO


Final statements of Presidents (ECEC, FEANI, ECCE)




Evening Programme


Cocktail Reception at the City Hall of Vienna, Doors open at 18.30