European Council


Civil Engineers

60th ECCE General Meeting

17 - 18 October 2014, Sheraton Warsaw Hotel, Poland

The 60th ECCE General Meeting was held on 17th – 18th October 2014, in Warsaw, in Poland, hosted by the Polish Chamber of Civil Engineers (PCCE). The International Conference “Modern solutions in the bridges construction” was held on 17th October 2014, organized by ECCE and PCCE, as part of the 60th ECCE GAM.

The President of the Polish Chamber of Civil Engineers, Mr. Andrzej R. Dobrucki opened the 60th ECCE GAM with a welcome speech and Mr. Janusz Piechociński, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Mr. Olgierd Dziekoński, Secretary of State in The President’s Office, honoured with their presence the event giving opening speeches. Among the distinguished guests that also attended the event were the following: Mr. Pawel Ziemski, the Deputy General Inspector of Building Control, Mr. Leszek Rafalski, General Director of the Road and Bridge Research Institute, Mr. Wojciech Radomski, Chairman of the Committee of Civil Engineering Polish Academy of Sciences, Mr. Ryszard Trykosko, President of the Polish Society of Civil Engineers and Technicians, Mr. Jaromir Kuśmider, President of the Publisher of the PCCE, representatives of the insurance company Ergo Hestia, with board member Mr. Adam Roman and from the PCCE members of the National Council, conference speakers and last but not least the Chairmen of regional chambers.

This Meeting was even more special for ECCE as the presentation of the second book prepared by the European Council of Civil Engineers on the subject of cultural and technical heritage in civil engineering and architecture took place. The book “Footbridges – Small is beautiful” which is the outcome of the hard work of the Task Force on Civil Engineering Heritage as well as of all the ECCE Members, was finally accomplished and published.

ECCE Press Release - 23 October 2014


Material of the 60th ECCE General Meeting:


Material from the Conference "Modern solutions in the bridges construction" can be found here. 


Photos from the 60th ECCE General Meeting:

Group Photo


Opening of the 60th ECCE GAM by Fernando Branco (ECCE President 2012-2014)


Welcome speech by Mr. Andrzej R. Dobrucki, PCCE President


Welcome speech by Mr. Janusz Piechociski, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy of Poland


Welcome speech by Mr. Olgierd Dziekoski, Secretary of State in The President’s Office of Poland


Diplomas awarded to the distinguished Polish guests


Diploma awarded to former ECCE President, Prof. Fernando Branco by PCCE President


60th ECCE General Assembly Meeting audience


ECCE New President Wlodzimierz Szymczak at his first speech after the official commencement of his mandate


From left to right: Yrjo Matikainen - ECCE Honorary President, Gorazd Humar - ECCE Past President, Wlodzimierz Szymczak - ECCE President, Fernando Branco - ECCE Immediate Past President, Massimo Mariani -ECCE Vice President / President Elect, Vassilis Economopoulos - ECCE Past President


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