Construction Goes Circular conference

High-level international event on circular economy

Construction Goes Circular conference is aimed to attract around 200 participants from Finland and outside of Finland to hear world-class presentations on practical solutions for circular economy in the construction industry. It also facilitates networking between industry representatives, scientific community, policy makers, and other professionals.

The conference day includes interesting keynote presentations covering comprehensively circular economy and construction-related topics. International and national presentations are followed by a panel discussion. A conference gala dinner will take place in the evening. The event will be organized in cooperation with Peikko Group, ISCOWA Society (The International Society for the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials), Green Building Council Finland, and Lahti European Green Capital 2021.


October 12, 2021 Conference Day, 9:00-17:00, at the Lahti Sibelius Hall:

Keynote presentations

  • Policy making – future trends
  • Investor’s future requirements
  • Architect’s view on circular economy: Kasper Guldager Jensen, Senior Partner, 3XN Architects
  • Construction company’s view
  • Structural design: How to make circular design?
  • View from the construction material supplier
  • Scientific view: What does circular economy mean for inhabitants? What actions are they ready to take?

Keynote presentations will include interesting cases presenting challenges and best practices.

Panel discussion

  • Hosted by a moderator, who will also collect questions for the discussion during the day
  • Participants can ask questions via app



October 12, 2021: A Conference Gala Dinner at 19:00, Lahti Sibelius Hall

More information about the event and agenda will be provided in Q1/2021.

We welcome you to an inspiring event where interesting examples of circular economy will be presented by high-level keynote speakers.


More information

Topi Paananen,
CEO, Peikko Group Corporation
+358 50 384 3001