19-22 June 2017 Adriatiq Hotel Zora, PrimoŇ°ten, Croatia

Scope and topics

Papers are invited on topics related to the general concept of Creative Construction. Themes of interest include, but are not limited to the list given below. The International Scientific Committee will review all abstracts and full papers. Accepted peer-reviewed papers will be included in the ISBN numbered proceedings. Extended and fully refereed versions of selected papers are going to be published in an issue of Procedia Engineering, a Scopus-indexed product of Elsevier. Furthermore, a few selected and fully refereed extended papers that fit the scope of Automation in Construction will be published in a special section of the journal.

Creative Scheduling in Construction

  • Cost optimization
  • Decision networks
  • New developments in traditional network techniques
  • Artificial Intelligence in scheduling
  • Constraint Logic programming
  • New tools and algorithms for resource and cost planning
  • Project monitoring and control
  • Web-based project management
  • Creative tools
  • Case studies
  • etc.

Creative Management in Construction

  • Risk analysis and decision making in construction
  • Construction process reengineering
  • Lean construction
  • Information systems in construction
  • Intelligent decision support systems for construction management
  • Supply chain management
  • Procurement management, e-procurement
  • International construction issues
  • Knowledge management in construction
  • Quality management in construction
  • Managing international construction projects
  • New tools in the education of construction management
  • Case studies
  • etc.

Creative Construction Technology and Materials

  • Creative construction technologies
  • Heavy construction (bridges, tunnels, highways, etc)
  • 3D printing
  • Future design and construction of tall buildings
  • Creative construction materials
  • Nanotechnology in construction
  • Extraterrestrial construction
  • Case studies
  • etc.

Automation and Robotics for Construction

  • Sensors and sensor based systems in construction
  • Robotics for construction sites
  • Artificial intelligence applications in construction
  • Innovative controls for construction equipment
  • Case studies
  • etc.

Visualization, Virtual Reality BIM and 3D printing for Design
and Construction

  • Visualization in design, design control
  • Visualization of construction
  • Construction simulation, virtual construction
  • Building information Modelling and Rapid Prototyping for Construction
  • New tools, creative solutions
  • Case studies
  • etc.

Sustainable Construction, Health and Safety

  • Sustainable construction methods and technologies
  • Recycling of construction waste
  • Climate change issues in construction
  • Green design and construction
  • Creative methods in health and safety of the construction sites
  • Case studies
  • etc.
Time until the conference


EXTENDED submission of abstracts
31 January 2017

Notification on abstracts' acceptance
31 January 2017

Extended submission of papers in Procedia
20 March 2017

Extended payment of early registration fee
15 April 2017

Final deadline for hotel reservation
31 March 2017

Submission of revised papers in Procedia
15 April 2017

Cancellation without penalty
15 May 2017

19-22 June 2017