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Past events

On this page, you will find a list of past events that Ramboll arranged or participated in over the course of the last year. 
Delegates at Attractor Summer Institute 2013
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13 - 14 December 2016
TowerXchange Meetup Asia 2016
Contact Ulrik Støttrup-Andersen to set up a meeting. Read more on the conference website here
13-15 December 2016
Power-Gen International 2016
Orlando, FL, USA
Preben Messerschmidt will be speaking on Green House Gas Reduction Options for Coal Fired Power Stations. Learn more on the conference site here
10 January 2017
Humber Gateway offshore windfarm: a geotechnical case study, Sheffield
Sheffield, UK
Ramboll's Simon Davies, Offshore Geotechnical Leader, presented at this ICE lecture discussing the offshore wind market in the UK, followed by a case study of the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm from site investigation and design to installation.
8 February 2017
New London Architecture 'Meeting London’s school needs'
London, UK
Gavin White joins the panel of presenters at this NLA half day conference that will investigate what steps can be taken now to ensure the future demands for school places are met. Topics of discussion include future government funding policy and upcoming schools building programmes. Find out more and book tickets here.
6 - 8 March 2017
International Hotel Investment Forum
Berlin, Germany
Andrew Lyons and Barry McAvoy will be attending the 20th International Hotel Investment Forum. To arrange a meeting please contact Andrew or Barry directly, their contact details can be found in their personal profiles.
14 - 16 March 2017
Passenger Terminal Conference & Expo 2017
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ramboll has a strong track record in airport development. Mike Smith will be attending this international airport and airline event to discuss our focused multidisciplinary offering with existing and potential clients both in the UK and overseas.
14 – 17 March 2017
MIPIM 2017
Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
Ramboll contacts from across all disciplines will be attending MIPIM 2017, the leading real estate event for property professionals. Find out more about Ramboll at MIPIM here.
30 March 2017
New London Architecture 'Housing Innovation: New methods of construction and delivery'
London, UK

Sarah Halpin will join The Deputy Mayor for Housing, James Murray, Mark Farmer (author of The Farmer Review) and other industry experts at this NLA half day conference that will explore the latest innovations and new approaches to housing construction and delivery. Find out more and book tickets here.

31 March 2017
Regenerate South Conference
Hilton at The Ageas Bowl, West End, Southampton, UK
Directors from Ramboll's Southampton office will be attending the Regenerate South Showcase featuring visits to nearby developments, including: Southampton City Centre; Portsmouth City Centre; Bournemouth Town Centre; Whitehill & Bordon; and Solent Enterprise Zone at Daedalus.
19 - 21 April 2017
International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum
Annapolis, MD, USA

Søren Juel Petersen will be participating in a panel discussion of “The Great American Port Challenge”. Read more about the event here. 

25 - 27 April 2017
Argus Biomass 2017
London, UK
Preben Messerschmidt will present a case study: “Technological adaptations for straw firing at the Avedore Power Station, Copenhagen”. Paul James will be moderating a panel discussion on exploring new areas of development in biomass technologies. Read more on the event page here.
2-3 May 2017
Ground Engineering Infrastructure Summit
Victoria Park Plaza, London, UK
The Summit will gather together the entire geotechnical industry – clients, consultants, contractors, academia and suppliers – to share the geotechnical knowledge that will be vital to designing and delivering future infrastructure. Ramboll's Jim Flack will give a presentation on the Bermondsey Dive Under on 3 May.
03 May 2017
Green Technology and Innovation: a Nordic Model
Seattle, USA
Mette Søs Lassesen, Market Director, will be speaking at the panel discussion on building and sustaining smart cities. Read more about the event here.
3 - 4 May 2017
Functional Safety Copenhagen - FSCHP 2017
Elsinore, Denmark
Mikkel Bjerregård will be presenting practical examples of how to handle modifications on existing plants. Meet us at our stand. Read more at the event page here.
15 May 2017
Great Water Cities 2017 - Invest4Resilience
New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY, USA
Meet Christian Nyerup Nielsen and Lykke Leonardsen, Head of Program for Resilient and Sustainable City Solutions at City of Copenhagen, at the Great Water Cities Summit, and learn more about the collaboration between Copenhagen and New York and the studies carried out by Ramboll.
16 May 2017
CEEQUAL award presentation - Bermondsey Dive Under Project
Kennington Kia Oval, London, UK
Will Duckett from Ramboll, together with Charl de Kock from Skanska, and Kevin Sullivan, Gerardo Austria and Kirsten Velthuis from Network Rail, will be attending the presentation of the CEEQUAL award for the Bermondsey Dive Under. More on the project here
17 - 18 May 2017
4th International VDI Conference - Energy and Materials from Waste 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark

Kim Brinck will giving a keynote speech on “High environmental standards with low NOx emission – Reflection on choice of technique for flue gas treatment on ARC and consequent impact on production of district heating”.

17 - 18 May 2017
EVA22 - Brexibility
Armourers Hall, London, UK
Mathew Riley, Managing Director UK, will be discussing use of digital engineering within project controls on 17 May. EVA22 is an informative event for professionals with interests in project management, project controls, earned value and those wanting to learn more about wider issues of transformation, successful change and benefits-driven portfolios. Read more on the event website here.
23 May 2017
Smart Buildings 17
4 Kingdom Street, London, UK
Philip Kite will be presenting 'Can smart buildings enhance mind, body and spirit?' at the inaugural Smart Buildings conference. Hosted by British Land the event will cover a spectrum of topics relevant for developers, tenants and end-users. Topics include enabling and creating a Smart Building, managing energy, using data, employee satisfaction and delivering wellbeing. As event partners Ramboll are able to offer discounted delegate rates, read more on the event website here.
25 May 2017
ICE London Civil Engineering Awards 2017 - celebrating new infrastructure projects in London
Institution of Civil Engineers, London UK
Will Duckett, Adrian Shawcross and James Collins will be attending this networking event as guests of Skanska. We have two new infrastructure projects shortlisted:
- Bermondsey Dive Under
- Custom House Station
26 May 2017
UK Shelter Forum 20
Oxford, UK
In its 20th year the UK Shelter Forum (UKSHF) will focus on 'Shelter, Protection and Protracted crises’. Jeremy Foster, Director, is presenting at the forum to raise awareness of the HUB concept - a group of humanitarian and private sector members that provide technical support to the humanitarian sector in disaster response. The event is free to attend, read more on the event website here.

28 - 30 May 2017
Danish Royal Visit to Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden

Ramboll will participate as part of a Danish royal delegation to Stockholm: Lars Riemann, Executive Director of Buildings, will give a presentation on how "Integrating different energy systems to complement each other increases the total share of renewable energy in the system", and Nicklas Sörensen, Managing Director of Ramboll Sweden, presents on "Developing sustainable cities with people and quality of life in focus". Read more about the Danish Royal Visit to Sweden here.

30 May - 1 June 2017
International Conference Wind Farm Lifecycle Management
Berlin, Germany
Lisa Ziegler will be speaking on 'End-of-life of wind turbines: how can we be certain about lifetime extension?'. Read more on the event page here.
1 June 2017
Launch of the CIRIA Hidden Defects roadshow, hosted by Ramboll to rollout (C764) ‘Hidden defects in bridges – guidance on detection and management’.
M Shed, Bristol, UK
Dr Paul-Jackson shares his particular expertise in the real behaviour of structures, assessment, codes of practice, non-linear analysis and strengthening bridges. His tried and tested non-standard assessment approaches have enabled clients to avoid costs of unnecessary strengthening and rebuilding work. Paul is also speaking at the second roadshow date on 4 July.
6 - 8 June 2017
Offshore Wind
London, UK
Meet us at our stand in the Danish Pavilion. Contact Søren Juel Petersen to set up a meeting
6 - 8 June 2017
Offshore Wind Energy 2017
London, UK
Meet us at stand no. N-J30 in the Danish Pavilion. Contact Søren Juel Petersen (Energy) or Jesper Thomsen (Oil & Gas) to set up a meeting. Read more on the conference website
8 June 2017
IStructE annual People and Papers Awards Luncheon and prize giving
The Institution of Structural Engineers, London, UK
Dr Paul Jackson has published several papers relating to the multi award winning Hammersmith Flyover (phase 2) strengthening project and his paper ‘Partial safety factors for reinforcement’ (Structures, Vol 5, February 2016), jointly written by the late Professor Andrew Beeby, won the IStructE award Best Research into Practice Paper Prize 2017.
21 - 23 June 2017
Australasian Coasts and Ports Conference
Cairns, Australia

Ramboll's coastal experts will give a presentation at the Australian Coasts and Ports conference in Cairns, Australia. Read more about Ramboll's participation here.

23 June 2017
ICE Women in Engineering
Transport Museum, London, UK

Ramboll is joining the ICE to celebrate Women in Engineering Day 2017 event at their Museum late event. The evening includes inspiring talks from leading women in the engineering industry and a range of interactive stalls. Read more and book your place on the event website here.

4 July 2017
Offshore Foundations
Bremen, Germany

Tim Fischer will be speaking on 'Re-thinking support structure design as part of the novel market mechanisms'. Read more at the event page here.

4 July 2017
BIM for Heritage: Applying BIM to existing buildings and places
Manchester, UK
Carl Brookes, Director of Simulation Engineering, is joining the panel of experts at this BIM Region North West event. Using project examples, Carl will show how data captured using survey technologies is being used to provide BIM environments for historic assets and how data and models have been used for conservation. Read more on the event website here.
4 July 2017
2nd CIRIA Hidden Defects seminar in the roadshow series for asset owners, bridge designers and inspectors of structures concerned with safely maximising the capacity of existing structures
Nyquist Theatre, Solihull, UK
Dr Paul-Jackson will be presenting 'Risk Assessments and Real Behaviour - Does the defect matter?' at the second seminar in the Hidden Defects roadshow providing an overview of CIRIA’s new publication C764, and showcasing the latest good practices in asset management, structural health monitoring and structural repair practices for bridges.
5 July 2017
GE Awards - Ground Engineering
Hilton, Park Lane, London, UK

Hoping for a win tonight with two projects shortlisted in this award scheme:
- Bermondsey Dive Under nominated for sustainability award, and project of the year geotechnical value >£3m
- Tate-Modern Extension nominated for project of the year geotechnical value £1m to £3m

5-6 July 2017
UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017
Birmingham, UK
Speaker Mike McCann will be speaking on practical experience of developing the use of bio-methane as a transport fuel in Scandinavia.
5 -8 July 2017
EG50 -Engineering Geology conference. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the running of an Engineering Geology course at the University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, UK
Ramboll's Ground Engineering team led by Stephen West is supporting this special anniversary event. We have strong links to the University and have employed a number of Engineering Geology graduates over the years. Ramboll staff also participate by providing lectures and industrial placements for students.
12 July 2017
WISE World Café – Engaging Men
Ramboll London office, UK

Ramboll is hosting the 2017 WISE Campaign knowledge sharing event. WISE members in and around London can participate in a dynamic, practical and frank exchange of ideas on how we can engage men to help redress the balance within our own organisations and engage the full workforce to encourage and develop women in STEM. Read more and book your place here.

17 July 2017
Thomas Telford Prestige Paper Series 2017: 'MediaCityUK Footbridge, Salford, UK'
London, UK
Fabio Gazzola is presenting his award winning paper, which is recognised as exceptionally well written and making a significant contribution to the profession. This evening lecture will be broadcast to a live online audience and recorded as part of the ICE's online lecture archive.
31 July - 2 August 2017
Brno, Czech Republic
Members of Ramboll who have worked with British Antarctic Survey will be attending the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) annual conference. The team will be available to share their knowledge and experience of working in the world's most extreme conditions. The COMNAP AGM is a member's and invited observer's only meeting. Read more on the event website here.
05 September 2017
Creating an innovation culture to avoid disruption
Copenhagen, Denmark
Torben Kjær, Senior Group Director, IT, Digital and Innovation, Rambøll  will cover the story behind Rambøll’s IT transformation and journey towards becoming more innovative. Read more on the event website here.
5 September 2017
ICE Evening Lecture - Ashton Gate
University of Bristol
Ramboll's Martin Willis, Director, will describe how site constraints influenced the design of the recent £45 million transformation of Ashton Gate Stadium into a state-of-the-art 27,000 capacity venue.
6-8 September 2017
Footbridge 2017 -the 6th International Footbridge Conference
Technical University, Peter-Behrens-Halle, Berlin, Germany
Andy Marginson and Laura Matthews are presenting their paper “The Refurbishment of Llangollen Chainbridge”. The event is expected to attract more than 300 delegates from all over the world who are engaged in the design, construction and maintenance of footbridges.
8 September 2017
Ramboll technical seminar 'Shaping the digital future'
Glasgow, UK
Ramboll’s technical seminar will be split into two sessions. The first will focus on design, engineering and construction the way it should be, the second will discuss the implications of the imminent update to Building Bulletin 101 (BB101). Find out more and RSVP details here.
13-15 September 2017
Eurosteel Copenhagen 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark
Ulrik Støttrup-Andersen will be speaking on effective vibration dampers - Mast, towers and chimneys. Ulrik Støttrup-AndersenMogens Gunhard Nielsen and Thomas Brink Laursen will be speaking on optimisation of masts and towers.
18-20 September 2017
WPAC 2017 AGM & Conference
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Paul James will be speaking on international experiences with biomass power conversions.
18 - 21 September 2017
PIANC-SMART Rivers Conference
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Meet Ramboll's environmental expert Jes Kromann Bak who will give a talk about river restoration combined with climate adaption as well as share insights and experiences from river restorations projects in Denmark. Read more about the event here.
25 - 27 September 2017
ISWA World Congress / SWANA Wastecon (waste management conference)
Baltimore, MD, USA
Ramboll's waste expert Björn Appelqvist will talk about overcoming barriers to sustainable resource management. The World Congress is the biggest annual event organized by the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA). Read more on the event website here.
27-28 Sept 2017
Marine & Coastal Civil Expo
ExCel, London, UK
Stephen West's presentation on the upgrade of Port Jorf Lasfar, Morocco, will focus on the interface between the designer and the contractor to deliver value on complex port projects.
28 September 2017
The Modern Timber House
London, UK
Gavin White will be a member of the panel at the Wood for Good networking and discussion evening. The evening will begin with Ruth Slavid's review of Peter Wilson's book The Modern Timber House, followed by a panel discussion on paradigms, technologies and the future of wooden housing. Read more on the event website here.
3 - 4 October 2017
Waste Management Expo 2017 (international exhibition of equipment and technologies for waste collection and recycling
Kiev, Ukraine
Meet Ramboll at the international exhibition of equipment and technologies for waste collection and recycling. Our expert Patrick Moloney will be giving a talk. Read more and sign up for the event here.
4 October 2017
ZAK World of Façades
London, UK
Mark Pniewski is presenting at the 1st UK edition of the 35th World of Façades conference; a specialised forum discussing the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope. Read more on the event website here.
11 Oct 2017
British Construction Industry Awards - BCIA 2017
The Grosvenor House Hotel, London, UK
The 30th annual British Construction Industry Awards celebrate the construction industry's achievements.
17 - 19 October 2017
China Wind Power
Beijing, China

Ramboll participates with two speakers: Santiago Paredes-Pinzon will speak on: Seismic and Ice loading – challenges for optimal offshore wind structures. Martin Jespersen will speak on: Experiences on onshore Wind Turbine Towers with large hub heights. Contact Søren Juel Petersen to set up a meeting. Read more at the event page here.

30 October 2017
CTBUH Conference 2017
Sydney, Australia
Ramboll Director and high rise buildings expert, Shonn Mills, will make a presentation entitled “What Is a Smart High-Rise? Integrating Technology and Tall Buildings” at the CTBUH conference 2017 in Sydney, Australia. The presentation is part of Session 3G (Smart Technologies) on 30 October 2017 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM. For more information visit the page about the presentation here and the conference website here
7 - 9 November 2017
Spreewind Windenergietage
Warnemünde, Germany
Meet us at our stands nos. 185 and 146, participate in our programme at Forum 2 on 8 November or contact Joachim Binotsch to set up a meeting. Read more about the event here (in German)
08 November 2017
The prospects of a common Danish supply sector
Copenhagen, Denmark

Anders Dyrelund will be speaking at the conference “The innovation model in the Danish supply sector” and will be participating in an panel discussion of the prospects of the supply sector and how it should be designed.

14 November 2017
World Climate Summit 2017, COP23
Bonn, Germany

The World Climate Summit 2017 gathers a global coalition of stakeholders for discussions of business-driven innovation and implementation, in the light of the Paris Agreement and the broader UN Sustainable Development Goals. Ramboll CEO Jens-Peter Saul participates in the session: No More Business as Usual: Seizing Opportunities in the New Climate Economy. Read more about the event here.

22 November 2017
Detecting hidden defects in bridges
ICE, One Great George Street, London, UK
Dr Paul-Jackson shares his particular expertise in the real behaviour of structures, assessment, codes of practice, non-linear analysis and strengthening bridges. His tried and tested non-standard assessment approaches have enabled clients to avoid costs of unnecessary strengthening and rebuilding work.
23 November 2017
ICE Construction Contracts Course: Week 3 Disputes
Southampton, UK
Peter Gray, Solicitor - Claims Handler, is participating in the Construction Course organised by the ICE South Branch Graduates and Students Committee. Peter will be leading the session on disputes, covering topics including; prescription and limitation, dispute resolution, adjudication and the courts; and evidence, experts and expenses. Places are limited and must be booked in advance. Read more on the event website here.
27 November 2017
Mini-conference on innovation districts and financing urban innovation
Ramboll Head Office, Copenhagen

During a 3,5 hours mini-conference at Ramboll Head Office, Centennial Scholar and Sr. Fellow at The Brookings Institution, Bruce Katz, and Assistant Professor and EU Project lead & Partner, Luise Noring, will each give a presentation on innovation districts and the financing of urban design. Read more about the conference and register here. 

27-29 November 2017
The Stadium Business Design and Development Summit
NH Collection Constanza, Barcelona, Spain
The Stadium Business Design & Development Summit has become the world’s largest gathering of project delegations involved in the design, construction, refurbishment and management of major sports venues. Hannu Helkio, Project Development Director, Ramboll Finland will provide insight into the Tampere Arena project. 'New directions in stadium engineering...' will highlight the key design elements and how the project team is working together to deliver on time and under budget.
05 December 2017
International Risk Management Conference 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark
International Conference on Risk Management in major Investment Projects. Ramboll is among the organisers and sponsors, and Jesper Pedersen, Head of Department, will be introducing the speakers. We will have a product stand showcasing RamRisk, our professional risk management tool. Read more on the conference website here