May 062015
 

The 1st Hydraulic Installations in Buildings Congress  will take place in the Auditorium of the Agbar Tower in Barcelona on June 17th and 18th.

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Congress will treat water management in an efficient way, from the point of view of their distribution and treatment, as well as the optimization of water management at the point of consumption, not only for energy efficiency, but also to reduce energy consumption, which is essential at this time.

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To access the conference program and to register you can do it on the organizer web.

Apr 222015
 

21 and 22 April,  CEN/CENELEC holds in Brussels, 2-day  training to discover the world of European Standards. 

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Yesterday they tried among other things, why and how to get involved in standardization, different solutions for different needs and new trends in European Standardization.

Today, 22 April,  they are talking about standards for the services sector, to support global trade, for intellectual property rights and the use of standardization as a compliance  tool with essential requirements by drawing up Technical Specifications.

All participants in StandarDays will also receive a certificate, to show that they have completed their training in European standardization.

Feb 272015
 

EURAS, the European Academy for Standardisation e.V.,  will hold its 20th conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 22 to 24 June 2015 under the theme ‘The Role of Standards in Transatlantic Trade and Regulation’. The theme of the conference is “The role of standards in transatlantic trade and regulation“.

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The conference focuses amongst other on TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) – a highly important and topical political project with a great number of challenges related to standardization e.g. the importance for economics, public health, innovation, regulation, the environment, etc.

One of the guest speakers on the conference theme will be Scott Steedman, Director of Standards at British Standards Institution (BSI).

The deadline for submitting papers to the conference has been extended until the 9th of March 2015.

Further information about EURAS 2015 can be found on the conference website.

EURAS is a European society for standardization research. EURAS’ objective is to promote research, education and publication in the field of standardisation.

Feb 202015
 

From February 24th to 27th Climatizacion 2015 will take place in Madrid-IFEMA, the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Ventilation and Refrigeration Exhibition.

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The main companies of the sector will take part on it. This year many activities have been organised for the visitors, focused on current topics, such as fluorine gases, energetic efficiency and inside-buildings comfort.

Through IFEMA website, you can register online, as well as access the exhibitors catalogue and accommodation information.

Feb 032015
 

In AFTA, we believe that professional training is an important part of the industrial development.

During 2014 we have bet on it, through our campaign AFTA Training. We offer you hereby a brief graphic report of the workshops organised during 2014. You can check the whole galleries in our Facebook profile.

  

AFTA will launch shortly the next campaign, AFTA Training 2015. For further information, you can consult our website or contact us.

Nov 062014
 

The Environment National Congress, Conama 2014, will take place in Madrid from 24th – 27th November. The Congress has been organised by the Conama Foundation, a non-profit organization, whose mission is to set sustainability as a clue for development.

The main topics that will be addressed during the Congress will be energy, efficiency, climate change, mobility and transport, urban renovation, construction, biodiversity, farm development, waste management, environmental quality, health, water, economy and society.

The different projects can be already consulted. Moreover, you can check the programme here. You can access the registration form here.

Oct 302014
 

What is happening in the European Construction Sector? Is it really recovering? Which are the re-shaping keys?

On November 19th and 20th the Euroconstruct Network meet, on a two day international workshop, a plunge into the European Construction Market and its evolution. 30 speakers coming from Italy, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, UK, and USA will analyse the new strategic scenario for 2015-2017. 19 Research Institutes will be. as well, represented.

You can access the programme and the registration form through the following link.

The conference is part of the bi-annual series on European construction market forecasts.

Sep 042014
 

EURAS, the European Academy for Standardisation e.V., was founded in Hamburg in 1993 by researchers from various academic fields (i.e. economics, engineering, social sciences, law, and information sciences). The foundation of EURAS was prompted by a common desire to promote and achieve progress in the academic treatment of standardisation, involving the widest possible range of disciplines.

EURAS intends to organise its 2014 conference in Belgrade, Serbia, from 8 to 10 September under the theme ‘Cooperation among standardisation organisations and the scientific and academic community’.

You can access the Advance Conference Programme here, as well as the registration form. Information about the venue can be found here.

Aug 012014
 

We inform you that AFTA Association will remain closed for vacations from August 4th to 29th.

We wish a nice vacation period for those who can take it.

See you soon!

Jun 102014
 

As usual, you can find bellow a list of the most interesting publications posted in our Social Network profiles.

1.- Innovation and Standardization: AENOR analyses the financing possibilities through Horizon 2020 programme.

Also recommended: 5 Ways that Standardization can lead to Innovation

2.- Hardness Tests: this article shows the different test methods for steel hardness determination.

3.- DB HR Calculation Tool: CTE website allows the download of the new application.

4.- Tube Düsseldorf and ITA: the International Tube Association analyses the German Tube Fair.

5.- Electric Arc Furnaces: IIMA explains briefly how they work.

Bonus Track:  Why protect your facility from fire with sprinklers?

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