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GRANIFAIR

THE BEGINNING CONFERENCE

2017 will mark the launch year of what will be a referenced fair in the granite approach. It is projected in, innovation, technology, knowledge, networking and business, for all interested who participate in this initiative.

GRANIFAIR, the International Granite Fair, will take place on April 28, 2017, aiming granite as a natural product, which assumes a millenarian relationship in our lives over the time.

The importance of GRANIFAIR is undoubtedly the incentive for the use of such an abundant resource, that is present in our territory.

Granite is diverse in all textures, colors, smells, hardness, uses and universes, therefore a fundamental part of our memories, contributing generously to the definition of urban identities and Portuguese landscapes.

Through the influence of many prescribers, users and scholars in this subject, invited to speak at GRANIFAIR, will boost the value of granite in its most diverse applications and uses. It will be the start for the development of a referenced platform in the international projection and dissemination of Portuguese granites, in its every aspects.

The Beginning Conference of GRANIFAIR, will be the starting point for the evolution of a natural resource, with such potential in its current uses, as well as the promotion of capacities, value, export, history and exploitation of granite.

Conference starts
28 april 2017

15 Speakers
280 Seats

The event takes place at Espinho Multimeios Center and will be open for general public by registration on GRANIFAIR website. Admission is free but limited to 280 seats.

Upgrade your knowledge.

The Beginning Conference, will provide an opportunity to increase your knowledge and networking capacities throughout the granite industry's surroundings. Architects, Engineers, Builders, Designers and interested in this matter, are welcome.

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Speakers

Granifair will feature fifteen speakers and two moderators. Different individuals will honor the stage for the first Internacional Granifair, making this conference appealing, for all presents at the surroundings of this subject.

Arq. Rui Neto
Arq. Rui Neto
NPS Arquitects
Dr. Álvaro Domingues
Dr. Álvaro Domingues
Faculty of Architecture of the Porto University
Eng. Francelina Pinto
Eng. Francelina Pinto
ANIET - National Association of the Extractive and Manufacturing Industry
Prof. Carlos Marques
Prof. Carlos Marques
School of Art and Design
Eng. Aníbal Costa
Eng. Aníbal Costa
Department of Civil Engineering of Porto University
Arq. Diogo Lacerda
Arq. Diogo Lacerda
RDLM - Arquitects
Dra. Dória Costa
Dra. Dória Costa
LNEC - National Laboratory of Civil Engineering
Eng. Arlindo Begonha
Eng. Arlindo Begonha
Faculty of Engineering of the Porto University
Arq. José Gigante
Arq. José Gigante
Coimbra University
Andreia Novo (Moderator)
Andreia Novo (Moderator)
RTP Jornalist
Arq. António Menéres
Arq. António Menéres
Faculty of Architecture of the Porto University
Arq. Teresa Andresen
Arq. Teresa Andresen
Faculty of Ciente of the Porto University
Eng. Cristina Cardoso
Eng. Cristina Cardoso
AICCOPN - Association of Industrial Construction and Public Works
Eng. Reis Campos
Eng. Reis Campos
AICCOPN / CPCI President - Portuguese Confederation of Construction and Real Estate
Eng. José Batista
Eng. José Batista
UNINORTE / Cooperative for the Recovery of Built Heritage
Dr. Miguel Goulão
Dr. Miguel Goulão
ASSIMAGRA - Association of Mineral Resources of Portugal
Eng. Paulo Pita
Eng. Paulo Pita
General Director of Energy and Geology

Program

This conference will be held in just one day for the convenience of all interested in attending Granifair. It will be divided in four parts and moments of leisure, providing knowledge and networking.

9:30 am
9:45 am
10:45 am
11:00 am
12:30 am
14:00 pm
15:00 pm
15:15 pm
16:50 pm
17:00 pm
18:30 pm
19:00 pm

Last News

Be aware of the latest news and trends of this millenarian industry and with such potencial to develop and explore.

Granites could solve riddle of pinpointing metals crucial for low carbon tech

2017-04-22 21:22:23

Granites could solve riddle of pinpointing metals crucial for low carbon tech

The composition of vast swathes of granite found underneath much of the South West peninsula of Britain could offer a vital clue to where deposits of metals crucial for the production of many low carbon technologies can be found.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170404104805.htm

Granifair

2017-04-21 12:43:34

Granifair

The International Granite fair will be held in Espinho April 28, 2017 and will feature a countless set of celebrities linked to this great granite industry.

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Registrations

The Beginning Conference is a one day conference with free but limited entry, to just 280 seats.

Will be held in the auditorium of Centro Multimeios in Espinho.

An excellent networking opportunity for all of those who have a interest in this subject. 

For this reason and more, book below your place.

THE BEGINNING CONFERENCE

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Centro Multimeios
R. 24 800, 4500-202
Espinho