Words from the EDA President: European Demolition Association Convention 2023

Published 19/12, 2022 at 15:49

The dates for the EDA Annual Convention 2023 have now been set with the city of Amsterdam having been chosen to host the event. The professional programme of the EDA Annual Convention will take place on the 15 and 16 of June 2023. In addition, there will be a leisure programme for companions of attendees on the Friday the 16 and one for all attendees on Saturday the 17.

The EDA is an international reference organisation for the DDR industry with the conference presenting the ideal opportunity for attendees to find out about the newest projects and learn from their international colleagues. This edition will be held in collaboration with the Dutch Demolition Association, VERAS, and the European Decontamination Institute, EDI. The meeting will take place at the Corendon Village Hotel with the dinner being held at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

At the website https://www.europeandemolition.org/activities/annual/eda-annual-convention-2023, information about the convention programme can be found including a presentation, the detailed programme, marketing and sponsorship opportunities as well as a great deal more. The programme is outlined below. The EDA is also making a call for papers to interested parties who would like to share information about projects, etc.



Thursday 15 June

At Corendon Village Hotel

• 15:00 – Workshops

• 17:00 – General Assembly

• 19:30 – Welcome cocktail party


Friday 16 June

Multilingual conference with simultaneous translation at the Corendon Village Hotel

• 9:00h – Official opening

• Conference session 1

Coffee break, networking and exhibition

• Conference session 2

Lunch, networking and exhibition

• Conference session 3

Coffee break, networking and exhibition

• Conference session 4

17:30h – End of the professional programme

Gala dinner at the National Maritime Museum (recommended dress code is black tie)

• 19:00h – Departure

• 20:00h – Reception

• 20:30h – Museum visit

• 21:00h – Gala Dinner


Saturday 17 June

Leisure programme to consist of a sightseeing tour to visit the city’s most emblematic places and discover unexplored locations.


Call for papers

If your company coming to the convention, it may be interested in submitting a topic of choice, and if selected, be one of the speakers at the upcoming event. All panellists chosen will be invited to attend for free. In order to apply, please complete the questionnaire at the link below and send in proposals before 3 February 2023: https://www.europeandemolition.org/activities/annual/eda-annual-convention-2023


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The EDA was founded in 1978 and is the leading platform for national demolition associations, demolition contractors and suppliers. The EDA has a strong focus on developments in Europe, which are of interest to the demolition industry.


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