“Future of Construction roundtable: lessons for leading innovators and disruptors” Is the title of the meeting organized by the World Economic Forum held in Amsterdam. Elisabet Viladomiu, Director of Risks, Crisis and Resilience at the Institut Cerdà, was invited to attend the meeting by Abertis, a member of Institut Cerdà’s Crisis Management Support Service. Marc Ribó, of Abertis also took part in the session which involved companies from various sectors.
The event brought together the key companies from various sectors including real estate; engineering, construction and infrastructures industry; urban design and planning; and also innovative proposals that are at the forefront of the integration of new technologies.
The objectives of the meeting were to showcase new technologies that have the potential to disrupt industry, to better understand and discuss the strategic implications of these innovations, and to make recommendations for policy makers.
The real challenge for companies is to identify which innovations are relevant to them and, more importantly, how they can integrate them into their operations and transform their organization and business model.