Europlatform 2018

11 October 2018, Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The essential event for European access professionals in the rental industry

Join us in Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, for what will be our twelfth Europlatform. Served by two airports, Belfast is a major port and has undergone considerable expansion and regeneration in recent years. It was the birthplace of the RMS Titanic, which famously struck an iceberg and sunk in 1912, and along with other places around Northern Ireland, a filming location for the popular TV series Game of Thrones.

Europlatform will be in English with simultaneous translation into German​​​​
Europlatform wird auf Englisch mit Simultanübersetzung ins Deutsche sein


All delegates are invited to attend the Europlatform networking event with an optional Game of Thrones theme, which runs from 18.00-20.00 on the evening of 10th October.

Europlatform Speakers

The confirmed speakers for Europlatform 2018 are:

  • Nina Aasland, Managing Director, Naboen
  • Brad Boehler, President, Skyjack
  • Ian Cameron, Editor, Diesel Progress International
  • Andrew Delahunt, Director of Technical & Safety, IPAF
  • Don Kenny, Managing Director, Loxam Access
  • Julie Houston Smyth, Director, Highway Plant Co & Chair, IPAF Irish Council
  • Tim Whiteman, CEO & Managing Director, IPAF
  • Euan Youdale, Editor, Access International

Along with the round-table participants:

  • Jos van Grootveld, Director, Smart Platform Solutions
  • Arnold Grootveld, Managing Director, Hoogwerkt
  • John Ball, Chairman, Access Link & CEO, Velocity Rental Solutions
  • Stéphane Hubert, Chief of Sales & Board Member, Haulotte

Europlatform 2018 Tickets

Earlybird rate ends 11 September 2018.
Prices are exclusive of tax. UK VAT of 20% will be added.

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€250
£225
  • Europlatform conference
  • Networking event
  • Lunch and refreshments
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€250
£225
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  • Networking event
  • Lunch and refreshments
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€295
£265
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  • Networking event
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The Venue

Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Event Location

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Getting to Belfast

By Air, Train, Ferry, Car or Coach

Belfast is served by two airports: Belfast International Airport (BFS) and George Best Belfast City Airport (BHD). The main airlines that fly into Belfast International Airport are easyJet, Jet2, Ryanair and Thomas Cook, and at the George Best Belfast City Airport, Flybe, Aer Lingus, British Airways, KLM and IcelandAir.

It is also possible to travel to Dublin Airport (DUB) in the Republic of Ireland and travel to Belfast by car (around 1h 45 mins), train (around 2h 15 minutes from Dublin Connolly station in the city centre to Belfast Central station) or coach direct from Dublin airport to the Europa Bus Centre which is next to the conference hotel (around 2 hours).  For further details on taking a coach from Dublin airport, costs and timetables please visit: www.aircoach.ie or www.translink.co.uk

Alternatively, a ferry operates from Liverpool to Belfast with both day and night sailings and crossing times of around 8 hours. For details please visit: www.stenaline.co.uk/routes/liverpool-belfast

Sponsorship


Benefits of sponsorship begin the moment you confirm your booking, so the sooner you book the more coverage you will receive as your logo is instantly added to the Europlatform website. 

For sponsorship opportunities please download the sponsorship brochure or contact faith.cobaine@ipaf.org or +44 (0) 15395 66700.

Europlatform 2017

14 September 2017, Warsaw Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland

The eleventh annual conference for European access rental professionals was held on Thursday 14 September at the Warsaw Marriott hotel, Poland, and targeted at senior and middle managers of powered access rental companies. On the evening before, the Europlatform Networking Event was held in the spectacular Panorama Sky Bar, Warsaw’s highest bar which sits on the 40th floor of the Marriott Hotel, with outstanding views.

Download the 2017 Conference Programme

Presentations

Thank you to the speakers, who have allowed their presentations to be shared online. All have been exported as pdf files, please use the links below to download:

The Organisers

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), the organiser of Europlatform, is a not-for-profit members' organisaton that promotes the safe and effective use of powered access worldwide.

IPAF 
Moss End Business Village, Crooklands, 
Cumbria LA7 7NU, UK
Tel: +44 (0)15395 66700
Fax: +44 (0)15395 66084
Email: info@ipaf.org  
Web: www.ipaf.org

IPAF-Basel
Dufourstrasse 11, CH-4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)61 227 9000
Fax: +41 (0)61 227 9009
Email: basel@ipaf.org

International Powered Access Federation Limited is a registered society under the UK's Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registration no. 30998R. Registered Office: Moss End Business Village, Crooklands, Cumbria LA7 7NU, UK.

Access International is the official media partner for Europlatform and the official magazine of IPAF. It is published by the KHL Group eight times a year and has a worldwide circulation.

Access International
Southfields
Southview Road
Wadhurst
East Sussex
TN5 6TP
UK
Tel: +44 (0)1892 784088
Fax: +44 (0)1892 786257
Email: info@khl.com  
Web: www.khl.com

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions apply to the Europlatform conference (hereafter referred to as ‘the event’), taking place on 11 October 2018 at the Europa Hotel, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. This event is organised by IPAF. Registration is processed by IPAF, Moss End Business Village, Crooklands, Cumbria LA7 7NU, UK.
 
Registration
Participants register for the event through www.europlatform.info. Payment is made in EUROS € or GBP £ online by credit card or by invoice as part of the registration process. Fees paid by participants cover admission to the networking session on 10 October and to the event on 11 October. Fees include drinks, coffee breaks and lunch at the event.
 
UK VAT
Admission to events, exhibitions and conferences in the EU is subject to VAT in the country where the event takes place. The event is located in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK and UK VAT of 20% will be included. Details on reclaiming VAT can be found at: www.gov.uk/vat
 
Confirmation of Registration
A confirmation of registration will be sent to each registrant upon receipt of payment together with an invoice. Delegates are asked to bring proof of confirmation to the event.
 
Change of Participants
Organisations/companies may change the names of individuals on their booking until 8 October 2018 at no charge.
 
Cancellation Policy – Cancellation by the Participant
Participants can cancel their registrations until 11 September 2018. Until that date, payments already received will be refunded (limited to the amount paid by the participants). However, a fee of 50 EUROS € will be charged to cover administration and banking costs. Refunds will be processed after the event.
 
In case of cancellation after 11 September 2018, a 25% refund will be made.
In case of cancellation after 4 October 2018 or in case of no-show, no refund will be made.
 
Cancellation Policy – Cancellation by the Organiser
If the organiser cancels the event for any reason other than force majeure, registration fees are refunded to registered participants. However, refunds are limited to the amount paid by the participants. The organiser is not liable for any other loss or expenses incurred by participants as a consequence of the cancellation.
 
If the organiser cancels, postpones or relocates the event on account of fire, flood, riot, earthquake, civil commotion, decisions taken by the national and/or local authorities, weather conditions, strike, lock-out, labour disturbances, explosions, sabotage, accident, terrorism, war, acts of God, or any other causes or casualties beyond the control of the organiser, no refund shall be made. Participants waive all claims for damage in this case.
 
Marketing & PR 
By attending the event and networking session, you are giving IPAF and its media partners permission to use photographs and/or footage of you captured during the event or networking session, for marketing and promotional purposes, including on social media. If booking on behalf of other people, you are confirming that you have gained their consent for this aspect of the terms & conditions.

Event App
By registering for the event, including the networking session, you are giving IPAF permission to list your name, company and job title on the Europlatform 2018 app. This information is displayed on the event app and can be accessed by all delegates. If booking on behalf of other people, you are confirming that you have gained their consent for this aspect of the terms & conditions.
 
Please ensure that you have read the general terms and conditions. By submitting the booking form, you are accepting the general terms and conditions stated above.