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Eurovent Summit’s Innovation/HUB to have TED-style presentations

Industry leaders will give keynote presentations in unique style, association says

| | Aug 16, 2018 | 1:47 pm
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Brussels, Belgium / Seville, Spain, 16 August 2018: The Eurovent Association has announced its programme for the Eurovent Innovation/HUB, the flagship event of the 2018 Eurovent Summit, in a Press communiqué. The event, to be held on the evening of September 26 in Seville, Spain, will welcome high-ranking speakers from Europe and the United States to present in a unique manner, the communiqué said.

In the inspiring environment of Pabellón de la Navegación, a naval museum about the history of Spain’s shipping industry, participants will be taken back to the Middle Ages before looking into the future, the communiqué said. Leading personalities from in and outside the industry will give visionary, non-commercial keynote presentations in a TED-style manner, the communiqué further said.

According to the Eurovent Association, topics and speakers at the Innovation/HUB will include:

  • Connectivity as a key to smart solutions – Mr Karsten Fuchs, Director Market Segment VAC, ebm-papst
  • Cybersecurity for connected HVACR equipment – Mr Christian Ellwein, CEO, KRIWAN Industrie-Elektronik
  • The evolution of filtration – Mr Joost Verlaan, Vice President, AFPRO Filters
  • Time for smart equipment – Mr Javier de Bordons, Director Product and Technology Knowledge, Johnson Controls
  • Cybersecurity is the new Safety for the 21st Century – Mr Ken Modeste, Director Connected Technologies, UL

After the talks, the event will transform into an after-show party, during which participants can enjoy a cocktail dinner on the museum’s terrace, the communiqué said.

This year’s Eurovent Summit will see a particular focus on Southern European markets, the communiqué said. Apart from the Innovation/HUB, highlights will include a Welcome Reception by the Eurovent Association President, a dedicated Workshop for Installers in Spanish by the Spanish federation CONAIF and the Spanish Industry Symposium organised by AEFYT and AFEC (in English and Spanish) the communiqué further said.


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