7TH NORDIC CONFERENCE ON CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS AND ORGANIZATION 2013
– IMPLICATIONS FOR VALUE CREATION
12 – 14 JUNE 2013 TRONDHEIM
The conference was held in good spirits with 77 participants. Proceedings from the conference are available online for free download.
Award winners at 7th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization 2013
Winner of Statsbygg best paper award: Hedley Smyth, University College London with the paper: "Green" or maturing? Environmental sustainability in marketing and business development amongst construction majors.
Winners of Statsbygg best young researcher award: Therese Eriksson, Chalmers University of Technology with the paper: Learning in the early design phase of an infrastructure development project, and Selamawit M. Fufa, Norwegian University of Science and Technology with the paper: LCA of nano-coated wooden claddings utilizing accelerated ageing test results.
The papers can be found at http://tapironline.no/tidsskrift/omtidsskrift/35 together with the other papers from the conference. We congratulate the winners.
Nxt NeProgramme. The programme is revised per June 10th. This is the official version of the programme. It has been minor changes compared to the previous one. A summary is found in the Programme section.
Construction process day. On day 2 of the conference, there will be a joint programme between 7th Nordic conference and a construction process day. We will share key note speakers Keith Hampson and Petter Eiken, as well as the Statsbygg awards .
Se more on the construction process day here (in Norwegian).
Key note speakers of the conference include Prof. Graham Winch, Prof. Anne Grete Hestnes and Prof. Keith Hampson . See more on key note speakers in General information.
Statsbygg and Skanska support the conference. More oMoMMore on Statsbygg and Skanska in General information
PhD workshop June 11 - Free of charge
There will be a PRE CONFERENCE PhD WORKSHOP 11TH JUNE 2013 IN TRONDHEIM, NORWAY. It is Free of charge! (but you need to pay for your own travel).Theme:Getting it across: How to quick and efficiently describe what you do and how you do it. Time: 13:00 - 18:00 + evening. More info..
Awards - best paper and best young researcher
We are proud to annonce that two awards will be to be handed out at the conference. Statsbygg will give awards for best paper and best young researcher.
Deadline for final paper - March 20
A number of authors have recieved invitations to submit final paper. The invitation is based on peer review of the submitted draft papers. Deadline for final paper is, as previously announced, March 20 2013. Please note that names and other identification of authors should still not be a part of the paper in the submission with deadline March 20. The submission is done through the OpenConf-system, in the same way as for abstract and draft paper.
Registration is now open (January 15. 2013)
We have now opened for registration for the conference, look at "Registration". You are most welcome to Trondheim in June.
Submission of draft papers
Draft papers are submitted through the openConf system. Click here. Deadline is december 3rd 2012. Submission is open to authors with approved abstracts. Log on to the OpenConf system using the username and password that you used when submitting you abstract.
Publications of proceedings
We have an agreement with Akademika Publishers to publish proceedings from the conference. Proceedings will be published as an online anthology. Papers will be freely available for downloading. Akademika is an approved publisher of scientific publications in Norway, and hopefully in other countries as well.
Good response to the call for abstracts
We thank everybody who have showed interest in the conference by submitting abstracts. As per September 10, we have recieved 81 abstracts. Invitations to submit draft papers are being sent out based on reviews of the abstracts.
Opened for submission of draft papers (click to go to OpenConf system for submission. Use username and password that you used when submitting the abstract)
New deadlines. Abstract submission: 13 August 2012
Opened for abstract submission [click to go to submission]
Second call - april 2012 [click to go to pdf-file]
First announcement - april 2011 [click to go to pdf-file]
NTNU and SINTEF invites you to participate in this unique event;
a conference about construction research and practice with
a Nordic perspective. Our main goal is to present up-to-date
research and refl ections from practice, and to encourage a dialogue
between researchers and practitioners in the construction
The conference will focus on green urbanisation. Urbanisation
is meant in a wide perspective. "Green" relates to the consequences
for construction organisation and economy, from
ongoing development, as well as the industry's ambitions for the
future. We encourage discussion of current trends in a multidiscipline
perspective, including a social, environmental, economic,
organisational and technological perspective.
Why should you participate?
The conference is targeted at practitioners, researchers,
teachers and postgraduate students within all aspects of the
built environment. The conference will have a special focus on
construction economy and organisation with a Nordic perspective.
Patrticipants from non-Nordic countries and presentations
on related topics are welcome, and should challenge or contrast
the Nordic dimension for deeper discussions.
Time and Venue
The conference starts Wednesday 12 June 2013 and finishes Friday 14 June 2013. The conference is located at NTNU Gløshaugen campus in Trondheim.