1st Transnational Central European “Circular and Digital Construction” Conference


We invite you to 1st Transnational Conference “Circular and Digital Construction”, which will take place on March 13, 2024, between 9 am and 2 pm at the Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute (ZAG).

The conference aims to become a significant point of the needs, barriers and opportunities to circular and digital construction processing and valorisation in the Interreg Central Europe region. It offers unique discussion opportunities, networking, and exchanging information, knowledge, and good practices.

The event is part of the project ReBuilt Interreg Central Europe, which promotes circular and digital practices through educational programmes and deploys new solutions.


Register by filling in the form until March 12, 2024.

The conference, which will be held in English language, is free for all attendees and can also be accessed online (via MS Teams).


9:00 – 9:30 Registration (in person or online) and morning coffee
9:30 – 9:40 Opening and Welcome: Anna Boruch, JS Interreg Central Europe, and Dr Alenka Mauko Pranjić, project manager of the ReBuilt project, ZAG
9.40 – 9:50 Presentation of the ReBuilt project: Dr Alenka Mauko Pranjić, ZAG
9:50 – 10:10 Mapping of the barriers and opportunities for circular and digital construction in the countries of the Interreg Central Europe region: Balazs Kozak, BURST, Hungary
10:10 – 10:30 Development of educational/training programme for circular and digital construction in central Europe: Dr Ildiko Merta, Technischen Universität Wien, Austria
10:30-10:50 Deep Demonstration of Circular, Regenerative, and Low-Carbon Economy in Slovenia – Built environment: Jasmina Karba, The Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Energy, Slovenia (tbc)
10:50 – 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 – 12:10 Round tables:

1. Group work (in person and online): Circular economy & circular construction: legislation, governance, politics. Moderators: Krisztina Rimanyi, Vas Megye, Hungary and Balasz Kozak, BURST, Hungary

2. Group work (in person and online): Digital construction and good circular construction practices. Moderators: Marko Petelin, Infordata and Dr Alenka Mauko Pranjić, ZAG
3. Group work (in person and online): Circular construction: education, training, capacity building. Moderators: Dr Ildiko Merta, Technischen Universität Wien, Austria and Prof Dr Andrea Kustermann, Hochschule München
12:10 – 12.40 Reporting of group work: each group will present their work, proposals, and recommendations
12:40 – 13:25 Break and networking
13:25 – 13:45 Pitching of the conference participants: presentation of the organisations and interest in the project&business future collaboration
13:45 – 14.00 Wrap-up: Dr Dragica Marinič, ZAG