5th Annual Schoenherr Construction Conference

29 November 2019

Construction Projects in Austria and CEE
Keeping Construction Profitable

29 November 2019 l 9:00 am – 4:30 pm l Schottenring 19, 1010 Vienna

Please register at the following link

Find the conference programme here


Mark your calendars for the annual review of the latest news in the world of construction as well as an outlook on the future of construction.

For the fifth consecutive year we will – together with technical and financial experts – analyse, share and discuss topics that shaped this year‘s construction market. This year‘s conference will focus on how to keep construction costs in check. Our speakers will share their experiences on cost overruns, how to tackle these issues in practice and whether new technologies can mitigate these risks.


Key topics that will be covered include:

  • Consideration of design risk - impacts and consequences
  • Tendering and price modeling
  • Procurement in high scale international projects
  • Claim management and new methodologies
  • Quantification of construction claims, time vs money
  • Technology on site – identifying faulty work with Augmented Reality
  • And much more

We are happy to welcome the following external key note speakers:

  • Leo Grutters, civil engineer, dispute resolution expert with over 30 years of professional experience and member of FIDIC’s president’s list of Approved Dispute Adjudicators.
  • Nikola Matić, co-founder and a board member of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Serbia (ACES) and executive board member of directors in EFCA (European Consultant Engineers Association).
  • Nikola Bitrak, Country Manager of AF Consult, an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure working all over the globe.
  • Christian Schranz, head of the Center for Digital Building Processes and of the Laboratory for Electronic Data Processing with the department for Civil Engineering at the Technical University Vienna.
  • Harald Christalon, head of digitalisation with iC consulenten Ziviltechniker GesmbH.
  • Darko Risteski, Consultant at AF Consult, an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure working all over the globe.
  • Jakob Hirn, CEO and Co-Founder of Build Informed GmbH, a full-service provider in the field of building information modeling.
  • Detlef Heck, professor and vice rector for academic affairs at the Technical University Graz, Institute of Construction Management and Economics.
  • Jonathan Barnett, consultant at Nivalion, a leading European provider of third-party funding for litigation and arbitration proceedings.