12.10.2022 14:30
12.10.2022 16:30

EPP Group Hearing - Boosting Europe's Construction Sector: the Revision of the Construction Products Regulation



EPP Group Hearing hosted by the MEPs Christian Doleschal, Dr. Andreas Schwab, Sirpa Pietikäinen and Pascal Arimont


Introduction by EPP Group IMCO Coordinator Dr. Andreas Schwab

Keynote by Rapporteur for the Revision of the Construction Products Regulation Christian Doleschal


Panel 1: Overcoming challenges to standardisation in the market for construction products by providing the right legislative incentives

A discussion moderated by MEP Christian Doleschal


  • Sebastian WALL, President of the European Organisation for Technical Assessment (EOTA)
  • Dr. Lars MEYER, Director at the German Concrete and Construction Technology Association
  • Dipl.-Ing. Martin GLÖCKNER, Director at the German Industry Association for Manufacturers of Construction Chemicals
  • Dr. Christian BRAUN, Chairman at the European Manufacturer Association for Structural Devices (EMASD)


Panel 2: The future of sustainable construction products in a competitive internal market

A discussion moderated by MEP Pascal Arimont


  • Katharina KNAPTON-VIERLICH, European Commission, Head of Unit, DG GROW - Construction
  • Caterina ROCCA, Regulatory Affairs Manager and Head of Construction Products and Circularity at the Rockwool Group; Convenor of the Technology and Standardization Committee at EURIMA
  • Dirk-Jan SIMONS, Partner and Advisor at LBP SIGHT
  • Henrik LUND-NIELSEN, Founder and General Manager of COBOD



Closing remarks by MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen


On-site participant link: https://ep.interactio.eu/g7jf-tbgq-tl37
Viewer link: https://ep.interactio.eu/nujl-tagw-u2n8