You are still on time to register in the IACDS Annual Convention 2017


The deadline to register in one of the most important concrete cutting events of the year in the 10th of May, so any professional related with this industry is still on time to do it through the association’s website.

The IACDS Annual Convention 2017, organized by the International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers, will be held in May, 18-20, in Vienna (Austria).

The IACDS members have a discount in the price, as well as the members of National Associations directly involved.

The IACDS Annual Convention 2017 mainly addresses professionals related to the concrete cutting industry; managers from this sector: contractors, suppliers, engineering, etc; professionals from different profiles of the organizing association and professionals from other entities related to the trade, among others.

This event will clearly create a frame of reference for the debate between the decision-makers of the trade, cultivating the exchange of best practice and offering new opportunities for all the actors, so it means a more than interseting opportunity of improving the knowledge about the concrete cutting activity, through several activities, as workshops, conference sessions and networking time.

The conference ticket includes the materials and documentation of the participant, the book of presentations (digital format), attendance certificate, access to the exhibition area of the event, the participation in the conferences and roundtables, coffee and lunch on May 19and the Welcome Cocktail.

On the other hand, the formal dinner ticket includes bus from/to the hotel, the xclusive dinner in a unique location and entertainment activity, while the leisure ticket give the oportunity of enjoying a guided visit, bus and lunch.


On Thursday 18th, there will be two workshops, one about anchoring of tools, where a guide prepared by IACDS will be presented, and another one about marketing from the point of view of the expertise of the specialists.

On Friday 19th, in the frame of the conference program, there will be presentations about these topics: addressing risks to workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica, European Professional Card for concrete sawing and drilling workers and IACDS Standard for tolerances on concrete sawing and drilling, among others, all of them leaded by experienced speakers.

Finally, IACDS has organized other activities, as a leisure program on Friday for the companions, a formal dinner the same day and a visit tour aroun Vienna on Saturday.