In accompanying conferences and trade events, visitors to BAU can deepen their specialist knowledge and network with experts.

Federal Ministry of Housing, Urban Development and Building

BMWSB invites from april 17th to 18th, 2023 to the congress at BAU 2023 in Munich

On the occasion of BAU 2023 in Munich, the Federal Ministry of Housing, Urban Development and Building (BMWSB) is organizing a congress on April 17th and 18th, 2023. Together with experts from the construction and building materials industry, building research, real estate industry and building policy, current trends, challenges and solutions are discussed there. Under the motto "Building 2023—what needs to be done now!", the congress is dedicated to the most important current topics of the entire value chain. The congress will start with a panel discussion with Federal Building Minister Klara Geywitz on the topic: New planning, new building—challenges of the construction turnaround. Other main topics are climate-friendly and resource-saving construction, the productivity potential of the construction industry and resource bottlenecks in construction with their causes, consequences and possible solutions. On the second day of the congress, the focus will be on current topics relating to the federal government's sustainability strategy and the BMWSB's new construction subsidy.

Please note the dates in your calendar. Take part in the interactive format and discover exciting impulses and discussions groups. Due to the high demand, we recommend early registration. Due to the high demand, registration is required. Participation is free of charge.


Using digital methods for more sustainability in the construction industry

RG-Bau im RKW Kompetenzzentrum in Zusammenarbeit mit Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz, Hauptverband der Deutschen Bauindustrie e.V., Industriegewerkschaft Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt, Zentralverband des Deutschen Baugewerbes e.V., BDB Bund Deutscher Baumeister Architekten und Ingenieure e.V., Bundesarchitektenkammer BAK, Bundesingenieurkammer BIngK, Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e.V. und der Messe München

Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 10:30 am –1:30 pm
ICM, Room 14a
Lecture language: German

The congress will present pracitcal solutions to support the construction industry in its sustainable transformation with the help of digital solutions. The highlight will be the award presentation of the competition "Built on IT—Building the Future”.


Federal Ministry for Housing, Urban Development and Building

  • Tuesday, April 18, 2023, 10.30–11.30 am, 01:30 pm – 02:30 pm
    Wednesday, April 19, 2023 , 01:30 pm – 02:30 pm
  • Communication Area, Stand B0.301

Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 10:30 am –1:00 pm
Communication Area, Hall B0, Stand B0.120

Urban Mining—from research to practical use

The sustainable transformation of the construction industry also includes recycling options. To safe and reduce CO2 it is also important to reuse already installed materials.

An overview gives impressions of the possibilities of urban mining. After that examples show pracital possibilies and limits.


Thursday, April 20, 2023, 10:30 am –12:30am
Halle A5, Konferenzraum A51/52
Lecture language: German

Without sufficient skilled workers, the construction value chain will not be able to meet the challenges of the Green Building Transition. Different questions will be discussed

How can employees be recruited and retained for the construction sector?

Which incentives do companies create that are sustainably positioned?

Which skills will be needed therefore?