Concrete Dialogue 2021: The Sustainable Built Environment from a Societal Perspective

For the 2021 edition, the Concrete Dialogue aims to highlight projects that contribute to the environment, society and the economy.

The lively webinar debate, kindly hosted by MEP Sandro Gozi and moderated by journalist Jacki Davis, will be a chance to listen to a panel of leading EU politicians and experts, city project leaders and housing association representatives, to hear their views on the policies needed in the years ahead.

Programme outline:

12:00 | Opening Address by host MEP Sandro Gozi
12:10 | Welcome by Koen Coppenholle, CEMBUREAU Chief Executive

12:15 | Panel debate

  • MEP Ciarán Cuffe (IE, Greens/EFA), Rapporteur on the European Parliament’s initiative report on Maximising the energy efficiency potential of the EU building stock
  • Josefina Lindblom, DG Environment, European Commission
  • Sorcha Edwards, Secretary General, Housing of Europe

12:25 | City Project presentation

  • Thomas Kreitmayer, Green Building Expert, City of Vienna (Austria)
    “Buildings as part of the energy system; Viennese showcase projects”
  • Finn Passov, Technical Manager, Spæncom (Denmark)
    "Circle House: Practical application of circular economy in the construction industry"

12:35 | Q&A moderated by journalist Jacki Davis
13:30 | Event ends



The webinar will be shown using Glisser, via Zoom. We recommend using Google Chrome to watch the webinar.

Please note Internet Explorer is not supported.

And please note this event will be recorded and featured in an article of the Parliament Magazine. 

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Date & time
Wednesday 17 March 2021, 12.00-13.30 CET