Friday, 19 July 2013 15:21

XVII Congress of Project Management and Engineering

XVII Congress of Project Management and Engineering

July 2013

Javier Erro highlights the role of innovation as a key driver for economic recovery

The Minister of Industry, Innovation and Employment, Javier Erro, highlighted the role of innovation as a key driver for economic recovery.These statements were made at the opening of XVII International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, which was accompanied by the president of the University of La Rioja, José Arnáez Vadillo.

The XVII International Congress on Project Management and Engineering held at the University of La Rioja on 17, 18 and 19 July. It was organized by the Spanish Association of Project Management and Engineering (AEIPRO) and has the support of the Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer of the UR, the General Council of College of Industrial Engineers, the Portuguese Association for Project Management , the Government of La Rioja and the city of Logroño.

The Minister of Industry, Innovation and Employment, Javier Erro, stressed the commitment of La Rioja on I + D + I. Thus, stressed that in the period 1995-2011 the expenditure on R & D in La Rioja has grown 583.55%, seven times, while in the whole of Spain that evolution has been of 299.55%. In parallel, industrial production registered an increase of 28% in the period 1995 to 2010, 18 points above the national average.

In this framework, Javier Erro has highlighted the success of this Congress, which is set to become a hotbed of innovation, where exchange ideas and innovative solutions that will affect the commitment to innovation as a competitive tool and business development.

XVII International Congress on Project Management and Engineering Congress is divided into ten thematic areas:

Leadership and Project Management, Civil Engineering, Agribusiness and Forestry, Environmental Engineering, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Rural Development and Cooperation Projects Development, Process Engineering Production, Engineering Product and Industrial Design, Information Technology and Communications, and Training in Project Engineering.

In addition, the XVII Congress of the Spanish Association of Project Management and Engineering has communication and poster sessions, two workshops, on the 20th anniversary of AEIPRO and safety in the construction sector, and two plenary sessions.

The first plenary round table is 'The Management and Project Management of Innovation' by Julio Herreros, CEO of Innovation, Industry and Trade of the Government of La Rioja, Javier Perez, director of the I+D of Avanzare and Eduardo Remírez, managing director of the company JMP Ingenieros, while on Friday 19, before the close of the meeting, Alfonso Samaniego, dean of the College of Architects of La Rioja, will deliver a lecture "Architecture of wine in La Rioja".

Finally, in the course of the conference will present the award the General Council of Industrial Engineers, worth 3,000 €, and the Prize "Jaume Blasco 'for Innovation, by AEIPRO endowed with 1,500 € and that in the editions of 2012 and 2010 went to the Group Edmans, University of La Rioja.


PROGRAM

      Wednesday July 17, 2013
      Hall. School of Engineering

9.00. Registration and collection of documentation.
9.30. Communication sessions.
11.00. Cofee.
11.30. Communication sessions.
12.30. Opening ceremony by Jose Arnáez Vadillo, rector of the University of La Rioja, and Javier Erro, Minister of Innovation Industry and Regional Government Employment.
13.00. Round table 'The Management and Project Management of Innovation', by Julio Herreros, CEO of Innovation, Industry and Trade of the Government of La Rioja, Javier Perez, director of the R & D AVANZARE and Eduardo Remírez , managing director of the company JMP Ingenieros.
16.00. Communication sessions.
17.30. Poster sessions.
18.30. Poster sessions.
20.00. Official reception at City Hall.

 



      Thursday July 18, 2013
      Hall. School of Engineering
9.00. Registration and collection of documentation.
9.30. Communication sessions.
11.00. Cofee.
11.30. Communication sessions.
13.00. Poster sessions.
14.30. Lunch.
16.00. Workshops.
18.00. AEIPRO Ordinary General Assembly.

 



      Friday July 19, 2013
      Hall. School of Engineering
9.00. Registration and collection of documentation.
9.30. Communication sessions.
11.30. Cofee.
12.00. Poster sessions.
13.00. Conference 'Architecture in La Rioja wine' by Alfonso Samaniego,
 dean of the College of Architects of La Rioja.
14.00. Closing the conference.


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