Regular European Regional Conference took place in Belgrade (Serbia) 9-10 March, 2017 and was organized by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC), together with the European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations (EFCA) and the Association of Consulting Engineers in Serbia (ACES). This large-scale event was held under the title “The Road to Smart Infrastructure”.

The main focus of the conference participants was concentrated on the use of modern technologies to improve the business environment, promote profitability, improve the quality and efficiency of all activities from project development to its implementation. Also there were discussed in details VIM technologies and future technologies within EU directives and new rules of procurement regulations, also proper documents and Golden principles of FIDIC applying, number of other important issues affecting the industry.

This specialized conference was oriented upon interested structures involved in infrastructure development in Europe, especially in Central Europe. Among the participants there were financiers, investors, government representatives, contractors, law firms, engineering and consulting firms around the world.

In the perception of ICEG delegation members  that directly participated in the conference and for whom there was a separate discussion panel titled “At Breakfast with Ukraine”, the whole event was held successfully, that will have an impact on improving the activities of the construction participants in modern construction challenges.