Norwegian Steel Day 2016

3. November
Hotel Bristol, Oslo, Norway


08:00 Registration and coffee

08:50 Opening
– Welcoming and a presentation of the exhibitors

Subject: Economy and Market

09:00 The drop in Oil prices and the Prospects of the Norwegian Economy
– Norwegian Economy without the drive of the oil. Which industries will take its place?
by Ida Wolden Bache, Director of monetary policy, Norges Bank

09:30 The Near future of the Construction Market
– How does it look in the years ahead
by Pål Engeseth, CEO, Byggfakta

10:00 National Roundtrip
– Professional activities and a presentation of this year’s projects
by Kjetil Myhre, Manager, The Norwegian Steel Association

10:30 Coffeebreak

Subject: Bridges

11:00 Ongoing and planned Steel Bridge Projects
by Bjørn Isaksen, sectional director, Statens Vegvesen

11:25 Significance of aesthetics in bridge engineering
– Västerbron i Eskilstuna, Norges-porten i Ørje, ny bro i Norrtälje
by Fernando Ibañez, Degree of Freedom Engineers, Valencia

11:50 Network Arch Bridges
– Driva bru and Forra bru by Henning Tyvand, Johs. Holt
A beginners manual on the design of network arches
by Prof. em. Per Tveit

12:30 Lunch

Subject: Construction

13:30 New Project at Tullinløkka, Oslo
– The university building will be 20 000 m2
by Torkel Njå, MAD arkitekter

14:00 New Økern sentrum, Oslo
– Two office buildings, a shopping center and a cinema
by architect NN, Melby arkitekter

Subject: Environment and Sustainability

14:30 Circular Economy Building: Court House Amsterdam
– steel frame, demountable hollow core slabs and computer floor
by architect Menno Rubbens, Cepezed Projects  

15:00 Reuse of Steel Buildings- a Great Resource
– RIO Future Arena, to be deconstructed into 4 new schools
– London 2012 arenas, design for reuse
by Lasse Kilvær, The Norwegian Steel Association
– the DIP-project: Reuse of Steel Constructions and connected materials
by Eva Widenoja, Widenoja Design AS

15:20 Coffee break

15:50 High Strength Steel reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions
– How to increase the use of high strength steel in construction?
by Thomas Hörnfeldt, SSAB

Subject: Materials

16:10 Wall panels and roof panels
– Design rules in case of fire, fixing and u-values
by Stefan Climent, Market Development Manager, Ruukki Construction

16:30 Weathering steel in rolled sections & MB
– use in bridges and +M / +N
by PhD Dennis Rademacher, AMEL CM, Tecom

Subject: Robotisation

17:00 Future processing equipment in the fabrication of steel
 – Efficiency using CNC machines
by Mark Jones, Managing Director, FICEP UK

17:20 Experiences from using CNC machines from Voortman
by Borge Nordfjeld, EMV Construction AS

17:40 Experiences from using CNC machines from FICEP
by Geir Tindvik, Nortech

18:00 The end

18:05 Opening of the Steel Bar

19:00 Banquet – an evening of celebration with entertainment

Programme and registration: HERE