Construction Goes Circular Conference 2023

Construction Goes Circular


Join us in Lahti, Finland for the Construction Goes Circular conference to experience excellent presentations on practical solutions for circular economy in the construction sector, networking and discussions. The first presentation of the conference is a status of the green transition in the Nordic countries regarding construction by our Head of Secretariat, Helle Redder Momsen.


08:00 – Doors open and morning coffee

09:00 – Opening words

Topi Paananen Peikko Group; Annika Sormunen ISCOWA; and Antti Ruuska Green Building Council Finland.

09:10-12.00 Morning Sessions

Where are the Nordic countries in the green transition path for construction?

Helle Redder Momsen, Head of Secretariat Nordic Sustainable Construction

Investor perspective on sustainability – approach and requirements for partners

Jani Nokkanen, Partner and CIO, NREP

Topic TBA

Thomas Romm, Architect, forschen planen bauen ZT

WOOL2LOOP 2019-2022 – RIP or is there a way forward?

Anne Kaiser, Sustainability Manager, Saint-Gobain Finland Oy

12:00-13.00: Lunch and networking

13:00-16.00: Afternoon session

Going circular for a while – what we have learned as advisors and our main takeaways for you

Andreas Gyllenhammar, Chief Sustainability Officer, SWECO AB 

Circular economy – the sustainability solution for the built environment

Catriona Brady, Director of Strategy and Development, World Green Building Council

Circular Built Environments cases from Finland

Antti Ruuska, CEO, Green Building Council Finland

Minimising environmental impacts of the building frame

Simo Hakkarainen, Business Director, and Jaakko Yrjölä, Senior Manager, Sustainability & Research, Peikko Group

Circular economy in demolition – Dismantling for reconstruction

Satu Hermunen, Quality Manager, Purkupiha Group

16:00-17.00: Social Programme

17:00 – Dinner


Time and place:

Place: Sibelius Hall, Lahti Finland

Time: 8.00-17.00 local time


Price: 180 euro + VAT

Registration deadline: 3rd October


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