General Information

General Information


 Key Note speakers

Key note speakers of the conference include Prof. Graham Winch, Prof. Anne Grete Hestnes and Prof. Keith Hampson .

Prof. Winch  is currently Professor of Project  Management in Manchester Business  School and Jubilee Professor, Chalmers  University. A social scientist by training,  he is also an author who has written  several books and published over 40  refereed journal articles.

Prof. Anne Grete Hestnes of NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Her main scientific interest is in the areas of energy conservation and the use of solar energy in buildings. She is Director of the National Centre for Environment-friendly Energy Research – Zero Emission Buildings.

Professor Keith Hampson is Chief Executive Officer at the Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre (SBEnrc). Delivering on the R&D Promise: Partnering with Private Construction Firms. [click for presentation]


Statsbygg and Skanska support the conference 

Statsbygg is the Norwegian government's key advisor in construction and property affairs, building commissioner, property manager and property developer. Statsbygg is a public sector administration company responsible to the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Statsbygg provides appropriate, functional premises to public sector enterprises, as well as realising prevailing sociopolitical objectives in relation to architecture, governmental planning interests, preservation of heritage sites and the environment.

Skanska is one of the world's leading project development and construction groups, with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential projects as well as public-private partnerships. We create sustainable solutions and aim to be a leader in quality, green construction, work safety and business ethics. Skanska Norway is one out of nine home markets where Skanska has a strong market position. See or

CREON network

The conference is organised in cooperation with the CREON network. You find more about CREON on their web-page:

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. Their online publication is available here (click and select "English on the top right of the page). As a part of the publication process, authors will be asked to sign the copyright transfer agreement (please fill in the yellow marked parts with name, paper title etc.). 

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Full papers should follow the  full paper guidelines [please klick]. The papers shall be based on the full paper template [klick to access the documents].

Authors with approved abstracts sumbit draft and preliminary papers through the OpenConf-system. Click here.