Scientific conference with international participation "Contemporary Theory and Practice in Construction XIII" is held for the second time in the organization of the Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy of the University of Banja Luka. The quality of the scientific conference held in 2016 was officially recognized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, classifying it as a "Scientific Conference with International Participation".

The proposed topic and content of the conference aim to connect science, profession and education in the field of construction with an emphasis on the process of integrality and interdisciplinarity. The conference program covers current topics in architecture, urban planning, civil engineering, geodesy and similar scientific disciplines, with special reference to education in the contemporary construction. The conference is expected to be a place where scientists and experts of various profiles dealing with construction engineering can exchange their experiences and point to current trends and accomplishments in construction.