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We cordially invite you to our specialist congress:

Bottleneck commercial and industrial sites

Demand, inventory, concepts in the focus of municipalities and companies


on 23 May 2023 from 12-17 h in Hanover.

Programme (as of 17.2., will be added to successively):

11:30 - 12:30 | Registration and lunch snack

12:30 - 12:45 | Welcome address

Anja Ritschel, Head of the Department of Economic and Environmental Affairs, City of Hannover
Ulf-Birger Franz, Head of the Economic Affairs Department, Hannover Region
Hanover Trade Fair, N.N.

12:45 - 13:15 | Opening lecture: Caesuras in the global economy and their effects on the maintenance of existing businesses and the settlement of new businesses in the region

Sven Carstensen, Executive Board, bulwiengesa

13:15 - 14:00 | Brownfield vs. Greenfield: Reducing land consumption constructively and sustainably

Short impulse presentations, among others by

Raphael Thießen, Managing Director Brownfield24
Paul Eldag, Head of Construction Land Development, NLG Niedersächsische Landgesellschaft
Project developer, N.N.

Followed by panel discussion and questions from the audience

Moderation: Hilmar Engel, Project Coordinator Regional Development, Region Hannover

14:15 - 15:00 | Coffee break

15:00 - 16:00 | Demand for commercial space and new concepts

Short keynote speeches


Subsequent panel discussion and questions from the audience

Moderation: Dilek Ruf, Regional Chair of Lower Saxony, Association of German Architects (BDA)

16:00 - 16:45 | Land policy from the perspective of industrial companies

Panel discussion with company representatives


Moderation: Kay de Cassan, former Head of the Department of Economic Affairs, City of Hannover

16:45 - 17:00 | Summary of the Day

Ralf-Peter Koschny, Spokesman of the Executive Board, bulwiengesa

17:00 | Closing and opening of the fair

Bus trip to the Wasserstadt for the networking event at the construction site and brownfield, former Continental factory site, Papenburg AG

Overall moderator: Ralf-Peter Koschny, Spokesman of the Board, bulwiengesa

You can register here. The event is free of charge. The number of places is limited.


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