Summer School Polytechnic University of Madrid 2018

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2021, February 17

Summer School Polytechnic University of Madrid 2018

The  Polytechnic University of Madrid  presents the first edition of the summer school in Spanish for international students. This school is integrated with other projects such as the DecaTech for English-speaking students. The  objectives  of this school are:

  • Offer quality training in technological fields for Spanish-speaking university students.
  • Promote an interaction between students from different universities introducing Spanish culture.

SUMMER SCHOOL COURSE OUTLINE

The courses last from June 17 to July 15, 2018 , including both training activities and cultural activities that may be carried out together with students from other international programs at the UPM. The training activities will include both external talks and technical visits to companies or other organizations. Classes will be held from Monday to Thursday in four or five hours a day (morning or afternoon session).

  • The minimum number for a course to be taught is 15 students, and the maximum recommended number is 25.

 

MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION UPM: www.upm.es/escueladeverano2018

COURSES AVAILABLE

Sustainability of the constructions. LEED and Envision certification

Teaching school / s:  ETSI of Roads, Canals and Ports.

Coordinator / s:  Manuel Macias

Contact email  manuel.macias@upm.es

Course objectives  :

The objective of the course is for students to acquire knowledge of the causes that generate significant impacts on the environment in the construction of buildings and infrastructures and to handle the LEED and ENVISION assessment tools for the certification of buildings and civil works developed by the US Green Building Council and the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.

Agenda :

Module I

Unit 1. Environmental evaluation of constructions.

Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Systems. Law 21/2013. Environmental management tools. LCA methodology. How to improve communication and the environmental value of projects?

Unit 2. Legislation, regulations and state of the art of evaluating the sustainability of constructions.

Introduction. Construction and sustainable development. European Agenda for Sustainable Construction. Normative development of the CEN and ISO groups of sustainable construction.

Module 2

Unit 1. Construction materials and the environment.

Introduction. LCA methodology. ISO 14040, UNE-ISO 15979. Environmental declaration of construction products (DAP), UNE-EN-15804. Methodology and case studies.

Topic 2. Risks, resilience assessment and recovery

Module 3

Topic 1. Tools for evaluating the sustainability of buildings.

LEED certification. Methodology, Study of the phases. Evaluation and scoring criteria. Certification levels.

Unit 2. Study cases

Module 4

Topic 1. Tools for evaluating the sustainability of infrastructures.

ENVISION certification. Methodology, Study of the phases. Evaluation and scoring criteria. Certification levels.

Unit 2. Study cases

Teachers :

Manuel Macías, Associate Professor at the Polytechnic University of Madrid,

Fernando Rodríguez López, Associate Professor at the Polytechnic University of Madrid,

Ana García, Senior Architect Master level, LEED BD&C Accredited Professional, VERDE Accredited Evaluator and ENVISION sustainability professional. Passivhaus Expert

Cristina Contreras Associate Researcher at Harvard University and member of the ENVISION development team

More information:

http://agreenmethod.com/

 

The subscription and management of insurance in infrastructure projects

Teaching school / s:  ETSI of Roads, Canals and Ports.

Coordinator / s:  Fernando Rodríguez López

Contact email  fernando.rodriguezl@upm.es

Course objectives  :

  • Know the main insurances that should be considered when carrying out infrastructures or constructions
  • Manage insurance for your underwriting in a civil engineering project. Adequate needs and coverage.
  • Knowing how an insurer or reinsurer analyzes our request for insurance and how we should interact with it for the success of the operation.
  • Make and manage claims against contracted insurance policies. Prepare engineers in the relationships established with experts, companies, etc. for an adequate process of compensation or reparation.

Agenda :

Topic 1: History of insurance.
Topic 2: The insurance sector in Spain.
Topic 3: Reinsurance.
Topic 4: The insurer.
Topic 5: The insurance mediator broker.
Topic 6: The Insurance Law.
Topic 7: The insurance compensation consortium in Spain.
Topic 8: The policyholder, the insured and the beneficiary.
Topic 9: Insurance regulation.
Topic 10: The risk manager in a company.
Topic 11: The change of insurer.
Topic 12: Concepts and structure of a policy.
Topic 13: Civil liability insurance.
Topic 14: Estimation of coverage and deductible.
Topic 15: Surety and surety insurance in tenders.
Topic 16: The insurance of a company in the Civil Engineering sector.
Topic 17: All-risk construction insurance.
Topic 18: The insurance for the guarantee of payments on account.
Topic 19: Compliance guarantee insurance.
Topic 20: Completed civil works insurance.
Topic 21: Decennial guarantee insurance.
Topic 22: Loss of benefits insurance.
Topic 23: Environmental liability insurance.
Topic 24: Insurance against catastrophic events.
Topic 25: The assembly insurance.
Topic 26: Declaration of the claim.
Topic 27: The claim process. Confluence of insurance.
Topic 28: Compensation in insurance.
Topic 29: Accident statistics.
Topic 30: Prevention and insurance.
Topic 31: The influence of claims on the renewal of policies.
Topic 32: Prevention and risk assessment. The technical control body.

Teachers :

Fernando Rodriguez López
Director of the course. University Professor. UPM. ETSICCP. President of the Pan American Academy of Engineering (API).

Santiago Ortega Espinosa
Civil Engineer. Former Director of Construction Insurance at Swiss Re

Javier Fernández Laso
Technical Director CPV

Angel Lara
Head of bond underwriting at Am trust Spain

Jaume Avella
Decennial secure subscriber of SCOR Re

More information:

1. Each topic will last two hours, two topics will be given per day, for 4 days a week. For the 4 weeks of the course.
2. Visits:
– Visit to reinsurance company.
– Visit to insurance company.
– Visit to broker / mediator.
– Visit to the risk manager of the construction company.
– Visit to AGERS.
– Visit to the insurance compensation consortium.
– Visit to the Pool of environmental risks.
– Visit to an OCT. The technical control body.

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