UltraWis CEO joins ITC conference line-up

By Murray Pollok16 September 2021

Lior Avitan, the CEO and co-founder of Israeli tower crane automation specialist UltraWis, has joined the speaker line-up for the International Tower Cranes (ITC) conference in Nice, France on 2 December.

UltraWis, which is a technology spin-off from defence company Elbit Systems, is transferring technology used in aviation into construction applications, including remote control, enhanced vision and automation technology. Its solutions include a ground-based tower crane control booth.

UltraWis says two tower cranes can be controlled by a single ground-based operator.

Avitan becomes the fourth and final member of the round-table panel on automation and remote control, which now comprises:

  • Lior Avitan, CEO & co-founder, UltraWis
  • Jean-Charles Delplace, CEO, SMIE & CEO, Smart Jobsite
  • Marc Lambert, founder & CEO, Lextan
  • Mor Ram-On, CEO, INTSITE

The round-table will be preceded by a presentation from Marc Lambert on Lextan’s work with French contractor Bouygues on the automation of construction equipment.

Lior Avitan, CEO and co-founder of UltraWis.

Other speakers include keynote presenters Christophe Simoncelli (SVP Europe, Manitowoc & SVP Tower Crane Operations) and Albert Galoy (president, Tower Cranes Commission, DLR).

Also on the programme are and Eduardo Estelles (managing director, Windcrane), Dave Holder (European Operations Director, Wolffkran), Cristian Badin (commercial director, Raimondi Cranes) and Carmine Puca (application and QHJSE manager, Raimondi Cranes.)

Details on the event can be found at www.khl-itc.com and delegates can book their place here.

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