High Rise 2023 Program

PDF-tiedostoCVs of the speakers.pdf (1.1 MB)
CVs of the speakers
PDF-tiedosto2 High-Rise-2023-program 29.5.pdf (641 kB)
High Rise-2023 final program with time table

A high-level International High-Rise Construction Seminar on June 13, 2023

In the High-Rise Helsinki program, the world's leading experts will once again give good practical tips on what to consider when using glass for many purposes.

The seminar will include interesting presentations from world's top experts, see attached pdfs of programme and CVs of the speakers. A unique and one-of-a-kind event, speakers of this calibre are very rare in Helsinki.

High Rise 2023 Helsinki speakers at the moment and their topics:

1. Keynote speaker Founding Director James O’Callaghan - Eckersley O’Callaghan - Getting Glass to Work Harder - High- and Low-Rise Advancements

2. Keynote speaker Principal Christoph Timm - SOM New York - Globally latest development in High Rise design - survey from different SOM offices

3. Invited speaker Steve Selkowitz - Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.  Glass and Facades: Challenges and Opportunities in a Carbon-Constrained World

4. Manager Martin Brown - Schott UK - Fire-resistant glass in high rise

5. CEO Agnes Koltay - Koltay Façades - Practical Tips for Façade Design

6. Manager Allan Gibson - Kuraray Europe GmbH - The thermal effect on the acoustic attenuation of laminated glass

7. Business Development Manager Sebastian Barth - Merck Group - New design options for photovoltaics   

8. Prof. Dr.- Ing. Jens Schneider - Glass Competence Center TU Darmstadt/Future Rector TU Wien/Austria- Glazing mistakes and solutions

9. Mr. Jorma Vitkala - GII/Vitkala Association Oy - Worldwide glazing trends

10. Chief Business Development Officer Aulikki Sonntag - Staticus Schweiz AG - Long term engagement in building façades

11. BSc Dunelm CChem MRSC, R&D Incubator Technical Manager Rory Back - NSG European Technical Centre Lathom - Advanced bird-safe glazing design

12. Sales Director Big Projects North Anne-Christine Roulet - Hydro Building Systems Ltd - Beyond sustainable building envelopes

13. Product Manager René Beinke - LPKF SolarQuipment GmbH - New ways to print architectural glass using laser technology

Thank you to the following companies to supporting the High-Rise -seminar:


Arkkitehtitoimisto ALA Oy - https://ala.fi/

Arkkitehtitoimisto Helin & Co - https://helinco.fi/fi

Arkkitehdit Lahdelma & Mahlamäki - https://lma.fi/

JKMM Arkkitehdit - https://jkmm.fi/

Arkkitehtitoimisto Sarc Oy - https://sarc.fi/

Hydro Building Systems Ltd - https://www.hydro.co  

Lasiluoto Oy - https://www.lasiluoto.fi/

Nordec Oy - https://nordec.com/

Pilkington Lahden Lasitehdas Oy - https://www.pilkington.com/fi-fi/fi

Purso Oy - https://purso.fi/

SRV Rakennus Oy - https://srv.fi                                    

Staticus - https://www.staticus.com

Sweco Finland Oy - https://www.sweco.fi/


Main media partner:

Rakennuslehti - https://www.rakennuslehti.fi/

Media partners:    

aec business - https://www.aec-business.com/

Lasin Maailma-lehti - https://www.tasolasiyhdistys.fi/lasin-maailma/


Event supported by following organizations:

Glass Innovation Institute     Suomen Tasolasiyhdistys ry     Glass Performance Days  Kiinko    Rakennusinsinöörit ja -arkkitehdit RIA ry - https://www.ria.fi/fin/