View full programme for ITC tower crane conference in Barcelona

By Murray Pollok02 May 2023

The full speaker line-up for the International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference in Barcelona on 13 and 14 June can now be found at the conference website.

Photo of logo for ITC conference (Photo: Joe Mather, KHL)

Topics include new options for powering tower cranes, the future of self-erecting towers, digital technology innovations, and a report on how tower cranes continue to work on Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia cathedral.

The programme is given below. Click here to reserve your space at the event.

ITC Conference

WELCOME: Jorge Cuartero, managing director, ANMOPyC

MORNING KEYNOTE Overview of Spain’s tower crane market
Miguel Cerezo Rodríguez, CEO, Grúas Cerezo

How to power tower cranes with minimal draw from the electricity grid
Dr. ir. Bart Meersman, director and co-founder, Neargrid Solutions

Miguel Cerezo from Grúas Cerezo Miguel Cerezo, Grúas Cerezo CEO and speaker at the 2023 ITC in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo: Grúas Cerezo)

Crane design evolution and adaptation to future construction challenges
Jorge Lucas, sales manager, Jaso Tower Cranes

Wire ropes on tower cranes: challenges and solutions
Marco Elig, managing director, KV R&D Center for rope development and testing

Panel discussion: Self erecting tower cranes; their place in the market and the potential for growth
Nicola Castenetto, business line director, Terex Tower Cranes
Julian Dyer, sales manager, Falcon Tower Cranes
Jörg Hegestweiler, CEO, BKL Baukran Logistik
Clemens Maier, product manager, Liebherr Tower Cranes
(Chaired by Murray Pollok, Director of Content, KHL Group)

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE Pushing boundaries: sustainability and new technology must lead the way in tower crane rental
Andrew Brown, managing director, Falcon Tower Crane Services

High tech safety systems in practice
Lior Avitan, CEO & co-founder, Ultrawis

Steel spires: tower cranes on the Sagrada Familia cathedral
Antonio Bello Figueroa, Ibergruas & Carlos Pimenta, Manitowoc Crane Group Portugal

Precision load control for increased safety and productivity
Viktor Mosolf, head of digitalisation, Wolffkran and Dr.-Ing. Mohamad Abouelezz, head of product management, Wolffkran

Case study: planning the craneage on a construction site with multiple tower cranes
Albert Fitoussi, Managing Director, MéthoCAD

A site visit on the day before the conference, on 13 June, is being organised and we hope that it will be a visit to La Sagrada Familia in the city. More details to follow.

Event supporters

The event has the following sponsors:

  • Platinum sponsor: AMCS technologies
  • Gold sponsors: Jaso Tower Cranes, Liebherr, Potain, Wolffkran
  • Hospitality sponsor: NFT
  • Networking breaks sponsor: Terex
  • Silver sponsor: Comansa
  • Supporting sponsors: AMPD Energy, Bondura technology, The Crosby Group, Jost, Krupinski Cranes, Neargrid, net (North East Telecommunications), Stafford Soima Tower Cranes, WireCo.

The event partner is Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA), and supporting associations are ANMOPyC and ESTA.

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