EWJI Annual Convention 2016

EWJI celebrated its Annual Convention 2016, in Cologne (Germany) in October, 17, which meant an excellent opportunity to network and meet colleagues, contractors, manufacturers, associations and other agents related with the water jetting industry.

Best moments


Sunday, October 16th

19:00 pm Welcome drink to meet all the participants.


Monday, October 17th

08:00 Registration and opening of exhibition area


09: 00 Welcome and official openning, Mr. Hans Werner, DFIV

09: 15 Session 1

  • Hoses & fittings, standardization and lifetime
    Mr. Andreas Weil, PARKER
  • The environmental impact of operations: re-using water and reducing waste
    Mr. Helmut Burger, REPROTEX
  • New developments on robotic/automated operations on concrete
    Mr. Roger Simonsson, AQUAJET SYSTEMS

Coffee break & networking

11:30 Session 2

  • Safety requirements, challenges on the protective equipment for workers
    Mr. Per-Arne Andersson, TST SWEDEN
  • From manual to automated operations (perspective of the owner)
  • From manual to automated operations (perspective of the contractor)
    Mr. Hans Werner, DFIV

Business lunch

14:00 Session 3

  • The need to go away from manual operations
    Mr.Joost Balieux, PEINEMANN
  • Connecting the dots: how to develop hydro demolition and train engineers to work with it?
    Mr. Lars-Göran Nilsson, CONJET

Coffee break & networking

16:00 Session 4

  • Developing the industry together, round table with industry leaders.
  • Meeting of EWJI members and partners

18:00 End of the conference sessions

For those that may want to attend, there will be an optional networking dinner after the event

19:30 Dinner