13 & 14 March, 2024 – Copenhagen, Denmark

Event Programme

A fantastic opportunity to gain knowledge from key access leaders, network face to face with industry friends and celebrate with your peers.

The IPAF Summit conference, along with the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) is an excellent educational and networking opportunity for the access industry.

Created and organised jointly by the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and Access International, the combined IAPAs and IPAF summit is firmly established in the access industry as the annual event to attend.


Wednesday 13th March, 2024

IPAF Board Meeting

9:00 – 12:00 

IPAF Board members only
Contact lisa.jackman@ipaf.org for more information

IPAF Council Meeting

13:00 – 16:00

Location: Scandic Copenhagen Hotel

IPAF Council members only
Contact lisa.jackman@ipaf.org for more information

Site Visit

GSV is Denmark’s leader in equipment rental and in 2024 celebrates its 60th anniversary. Boasting a 28-30% market share and the widest range of products in the sector, this is your chance to see behind the scenes of Europe’s largest rental site. You will gain insights into what it takes to maintain the smooth running of such a successful operation and learn how GSV managed a digital transformation two years ago and what it means for their business, culture, and environment.

Attendance is free and open to IPAF Summit & IAPAs delegates and IPAF members.

Limited Places Available – Pre-booking is essential*
Programme may be subject to change

12:30

Registration at Scandic Hotel.
(Strictly pre-booked guests only)

12:45

Coach departs Scandic Hotel

13:30 (Approximate – Traffic dependent)

Arrive at GSV Materieludlejning, Hundigeveg 85, Greve

13:30 – 14:45 

Welcome coffee & cake
Split into two group

13:45 – 14:45

Group 1 – Tour of premises Group 2 – GSV presentation/talk on digitisation and no paper culture

15:00 – 15:30

All attendees, Trackunit presentation

15:30 – 16:30

Group 1 - Tour of premises
Group 2 – GSV presentation/talk on digitisation and no paper culture

16:30  

Depart for Scandic Hotel, Copenhagen

17:30 (Approximate – Traffic dependent)

Arrive at Scandic Hotel, Copenhagen

*Please advise promptly if you can no longer attend so that guests on the waiting list can be advised of available places.

IPAF & IAPAs Welcome Networking Reception

19:00 – 21:00

Venue: Planetarium

Please note, numbers are limited for this event and entry is available only to those who have pre-booked.

Thursday 14th March, 2024

IPAF Annual General Meeting

9:00

Location: Scandic Copenhagen Hotel

All IPAF Members are welcome to join

IPAF Summit

Location: Grand Ball, Scandic Copenhagen Hotel

Approximate times:

8:30 am – 10:00

Registration

10:00 

Conference 

17:30

Conference End

IAPA Dinner & Awards

Drinks Reception Location: Sponsors Area
Awards Dinner Location: Scandic Copenhagen Hotel

18:30 – 19:30

Start

19:30 – 23:00

Dinner

23:00 until late 

Post-awards drinks 

IPAF SUMMIT - 14 March

Empowering the next generation

09:00-09:45

IPAF Annual General Meeting

08:30-10:30

Registration & Welcome coffee – Sponsored by TrackUnit

10:30-10:35

Introduction from the Host 
Alexandra Legouix

10:35-10:40

Welcome & Introduction
Karel Hujiser
(JLG)

10:40-11:05

IPAF Update

Amanda Tan Asia Regional Development Manager (IPAF)
Diego Bustamante Latin America Regional Manager (IPAF)

11:05-11:50

How AI can impact your business  
David Hulme, CEO of Satalia

11:50-12:15

Future proofing rental 
Joel Särkkä
, Chief Information Officer – Renta Group Oy 

12:15-13:30

Lunch Break – Sponsored by Hinowa

13:30-13:55

How are OEMs facing the future – people and technology 
James Hahessy, Product Manager, Connected Solutions EMEA (JLG) Kasia GotlibSenior Product Marketing Specialist (JLG) 

13:55-14:20

Gen Z – Barriers to the industry 
Ali Moore
 Relationship Therapist (BeMoore)

14:20-14:55

Unlocking the path to a safer jobsite
Chris Greenbank
 Digital Marketing Manager (IPAF) Domokos Speder Vice President of Customer Success (Trackunit)

14:55-15:20

JCB’s talent programme
Holly Broadhurst 
 Senior Early Career Scheme Leader (JCB)

15:20-15:50

Coffee Break

15:50-16:15

IPAF’s Safety Campaign
Brian Parker – Head of Safety & Technical (IPAF) Alana Paterson – Head of HSE (Taylor Woodrow)

16:15-16:55

Panel Session – Empowering Tomorrow: Nurturing the Next Generation for Success
Joao Lourenco – Marketing Coordinator (Transgrua)
Jennifer Roddis – Training Instructor (Nationwide Platforms)
Enio Navarro Vanzi –  Student and Office Assistant (IPAF)
Thibaut Itzel – Sales Director, Germany, Austria & Switzerland (Terex)

Chaired by Karin Godenhielm – Managing Director (Dinolift)

16:55-17:05

Closing Remarks – Karel Hujiser – (JLG)

17:05-16:15

Thank you – Alexandra Legouix 

18:30-19:30

IAPA Drinks reception

19:30-22:30

IAPA Dinner and awards presentations

22:30-24:00

Farewell drinks (cash bar)

Site Visit

GSV
Baldersbuen 5, Hedehusene, 2640

GSV is Denmark’s leader in equipment rental and in 2024 celebrates its 60th anniversary. Boasting a 28-30% market share and the widest range of products in the sector, this is your chance to see behind the scenes of Europe’s largest rental site. You will gain insights into what it takes to maintain the smooth running of such a successful operation and learn how GSV managed a digital transformation two years ago and what it means for their business, culture, and environment.

Welcome Networking Reception

Planetarium, Copenhagen

Held the evening prior to the IPAF Summit, the reception is free to all pre-registered delegates and offers time to socialise and network in a relaxed and informal environment.

Photos: Planetarium, Copenhagen

Hosted by

Alexandra Legouix

Alexandra is arguably one of the most knowledgeable female presenters in the world of automotive having presented the live coverage for Eurosport Worldwide of the World Touring Car Cup for the past 10 years and now a resident face for the Auto Trader YouTube channel alongside Rory Reid.

Alex has also been busy most recently presenting on many other projects including: 'The Daily Show' TV coverage of Geneva International Motorshow 24; Amazon Prime's 'On the Road' TV show with Tiff Needell and Paul Woodman; main stage presenter of the World Happiness Summit 24; main stage presenter of Wellnergy Festival; the Official Car of the Year '24 Awards Ceremony in Geneva; 'The Daily Show' TV coverage of GIMS Qatar; The London Classic Car Show' with Alex Brundle; the live stream shows & in-house videos for Aston Martin F1 team; and numerous other large scale events.