FERIA VALENCIA HOSTS THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF AUTOMATIC DOORS IN THE FRAMEWORK OF FIPA.

 

February 9, 2017

Auditorium 1 A, Convention & Exhibition Centre of Feria Valencia

 


APA, Spanish Automatic Door Manufacturers’ Association,  and E.D.S.F., The European Doors and Shutter Federation, organize the first International Automatic Doors Congress: Industry, Markets and Realities

 

 

 

Program: 

 

11:30 – 12:00: Opening and Reception

  • Speaker and Moderator: • Ricardo Ricart, Director of APA, Spanish Automatic Door Manufacturers’ Association

 

12:00 – 12:15: Welcome

  • Enrique Soto, General Director of Feria Valencia

 

12:15 – 12:35: Europe: Industries, Markets and Realities

  • Nicolas Geitmann, E.D.S.F., European Door and Shutter Federation

 

12:35 – 13:00: En 16361: Harmonized standards of automatic pedestrian doors. Analysis from three points of view: Normative, technical tests and manufacturer

 

  • Inés Gómez, Technical Committee Secretary UNE / CTN 085 de UNE
  • José Manuel Hidalgo, Registration Technical Manager of TECNALIA Automatic Doors
  • Francesca Martínez, Coordinator of the Standardization group of APA, Spanish Automatic Door Manufacturers’ Association 

 

13:00 – 13:30: Accreditations: the professional qualifications for the sector of the automatic doors. Seal and APA Registration of automatic doors installation and maintenance companies: commercial, residential, industrial and fire-break

  • Jesús Valero, CERMETAL / FEMPA
  • Jose Vicente Andreu, President of APA, Spanish Automatic Door Manufacturers’ Association 

 

13:30 – 14:00: Presentation of “BD BACATÁ”. The highest building in Colombia and second highest in Latin America, with a height of 260m. Architectural solutions in automatic doors.

  • Architect Javier Exposito, International Office Architecture, Alonso Balaguer and Associated Architects

 

14:00: Closing