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06.01.2009. IBPSA Building Simulation 2009

IBPSA Building Simulation 2009

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

27th - 30th July

Call for abstracts for BS'09

Abstracts may be submitted via our website at

Please note that the deadline for abstracts is September 1st, 2008.

IBPSA will hold its 11th bi-annual international conference, the leading international conference in building performance simulation, in summer 2009 at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, has an unrivalled choice of museums, theatres, parks, science centre and shopping, set within some of the finest Victorian architecture in Europe. In addition, Glasgow has a worldwide reputation as a welcoming city and is firmly established and experienced as a major centre for conferences and international events.

The conference organizers are seeking high quality papers and will limit the number of peer-reviewed oral presentations. Submissions will therefore be rigorously peer-reviewed. Simulation-based papers on the following themes are welcomed:

1. advances in building physics

2. human aspects of the indoor environment

3. building services

4. commissioning and operation

5. energy capture and conversion

6. advances in applications

7. validation and calibration

8. software issues

9. simulation in design practice

10. regulation/code compliance

11. application day case studies

Abstracts should be in plain text and no more than 500 words. They should describe clearly the research objectives and new knowledge arising from the research.

One day of the conference will be devoted to practical applications, particularly focusing on simulation in practice with illustrative case studies. Therefore, a limited number of additional papers are invited in order to enable practitioners to demonstrate the benefits flowing from the recent upsurge in the use of simulation in building design. If you wish to contribute such a paper, please ensure it is marked as an application day case study in the abstract submission.

Key Dates

September 1st 2008 Abstracts due

November 1st 2008 Abstract acceptance

February 1st 2009 Full papers due

April 1st 2009 Paper reviews provided to authors

April 15th 2009 Deadline for revised paper

April 22nd 2009 Deadline for final formatted papers

May 1st 2009 Final acceptance notification

May 15th 2009 Deadline for conference pre-registration

July 27th - 30th 2009 BS '09 Conference

Conference accommodation will be offered on campus in student residences and in nearby hotels. This can be booked through the website.

Student support will again be available - details will be announced later on the website.

We look forward to welcoming you to Glasgow and are sure you will enjoy the experience.

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