News | September 2022
Lödige acquires Northern Elevator
Lödige Industries, a supplier of lift solutions, acquires the British lift installation, repairs and maintenance provider Northern Elevator Limited.
Innovation, digitalisation and sustainability – opportunities for buildings of today and tomorrow: the E2 Forum Frankfurt on 21 and 22 September 2022 will offer the latest knowledge on these topics.
The intended audience is decision-makers in the planning, operation and development of elevator and escalator systems from industry, building services engineering and the real estate sector.
Visitors to the E2 Forum 2022 can can expect more than fifty lectures and discussion formats.
Subjects of the first conference day (21 September)
• The elevator in building planning
• Digital infrastructure – challenges and solutions
• Construction and renovation of existing buildings
• Integrating elevators in modern buildings
Subjects of the second conference day (22 September)
• Urbanisation: smart city, sustainability"
• Elevators and escalators in the urbanization process
• Data interfaces to the building
• From maintenance to testing.
The concept of the E2 Forum: it combines conference participation, cross-sector networking and a range of products and services from renowned manufacturers as well as successful start-ups - all this bundled under one roof at the Congress Center of Messe Frankfurt (CMF).
"The concept of short distances for participants to the impulses from the conference, in the discussions and at the exhibition stands was an immediate success at the premiere of the E2 Forum 2018 – and we hear from the industry that many are literally burning for the new start of contacts after the pandemic," said Dr Peter Hug, Managing Director of the VDMA Trade Association Elevators and Escalators.
The VDMA trade association represents a good 90 percent of the German lift and escalator market and is a cooperation partner of the organiser Messe Frankfurt within the framework of the E2 Forum Frankfurt. The VDMA trade association put together
The first speakers and their topics have been confirmed. Thus, attendees may expect to hear, e.g., from Hans-Wilhelm Dünn, President of the Cyber Security Council Germany, Frank Rieger, Chaos Computer Club, and Professor Boris Düdder, University of Copenhagen (Denmark), as well as Dr. Michael Geisinger, Team Leader Business Development IoT at Vonovia Engineering.
National and international experts in elevator standardisation, such as Dr. Gerhard Schiffner, European Standardisation Committee CEN / TC 10 (Technical Committee 10: Lifts, Escalators and Moving Walks), will speak about elevators in building planning. International experience is also contributed by experts from the French transport network of the Paris metropolitan region RATP as well as by operators of the London Underground network – they enrich the application examples in urbanisation and building mobility.
The complete two-day conference programme will be published on the internet at www.e2forum.com in early summer. It also includes for all conference attendees the participation in the Networking Dinner on the evening of the first conference day (Wednesday, 21 September) as well as the visit to the exhibition on both conference days. The tickets are valid for this offer on both days and are available in the online ticket shop: Attendees may profit by an early bird ticket fee of 400 euros upon registration until 31 July 2022. Tickets purchased from 1 August 2022 on will cost 450 euros.
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