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International Passive House Conference (22 – 23 April 2016)


The International Passive House Conference will take place in Darmstadt, Denmark from 22 to 23 April 2016. 

The International Passive House Conference is the central event for energy efficient construction. It will take place for the twentieth time running. Experts from around the world can now submit their abstracts for the conference programme. A special focus of the event will be on cost-effective systems for home ventilation, but contributions on built projects and innovative concepts for new builds as well as for retrofits are also highly welcome.

More information available here.

IBPSA 2015 (7 – 9 December 2015)

ibpsaIBPSA 2015 will take place in Indian Hyderabad on 7 – 9 December 2015.

This conference is the 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA). The objective of IBPSA 2015 is to advance the practice in diverse disciplines of building energy analysis and performance simulation. The conference is targeting audience of those working in or learning about the field of building performance simulation including building designers, architects, sustainability managers, researchers and developers.

More information is available here.

Smart City Expo (17 – 19 November 2015)

Thesce Smart City Expo World Congress is an event that has become the industry leader in smart cities. Its position as the benchmark in its sector gives it enormous convening power. SCEWC 2013 gathered in Barcelona more than 9,000 visitors, 160 companies, 300 cities represented and 3,055 delegates from countries around the world.

This year, the World Congress will take place on 17 – 19 November in Barcelona and  will introduce, debate, and share pioneering ideas and approaches from the most highlighted speakers. The SCEWC is a meeting point for companies, government, entrepreneurs and research centers to show, learn, share, network and gather inspiration to support the development of the cities of the future.

More information is available here.

Sustainable Places 2015 (16 – 18 September 2015)

sp15Sustainable Places 2015 conference will take place in Savona, Italy from 16 to 18 September 2015 .

The event builds on the successful editions of 2013 and 2014 held in Nice. This third edition is an original initiative from the RESILIENT and PERFORMER FP7 European project consortiums, aiming to generate a successful, sustainable and world-class series of annual conferences. Sustainable Places 2015 aims to gather scientists, researchers, and engineers, from research institutes and the industry, around the challenge of ensuring long-term environmental sustainability of ever-growing, densifying urban areas, in a resource-constrained world. It will focus on energy efficiency at building, district and city levels. To this end, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) along with other key research domains (energy, materials, methods and practices, etc.) will be at the core of the conference. The conference will encourage networking and clustering among projects funded in the framework of the FP7 and H2020 EeB PPP. On this occasion, participants will have the opportunity to assess innovative initiatives, access up-to-date information, discuss market trends and envision possible synergies. An attendance of around 200 participants, coming from Europe and other regions of the world, is expected.

More information on the event is available here.

CEB 2015 (20 – 22 May 2015)

all-energyInternational Trad Fair and Conference for Energy Efficienct Buildings and Decentralised Power Generation will take place in Stuttgart, Germany on 20 – 22 May 2015.

The CEB® covers all the topics surrounding energy efficient, innovative buildings as well as intelligent energy saving building systems. The event strives to include all related aspects, including resource efficiency, decentralization or healthy living.

The economic hub of Stuttgart is a home of innovation and offers the perfect setting for this future oriented event. Come discover the CEB® and learn all about the newest technologies and energy solutions for every type of building from single family homes to an entire hospital.

ICERE 2015 (20 – 21 May 2015)

ICEREThe 2015 International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy will be held 20-21 May in Vienna, Austria. ICERE 2015 is to bring together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of Environment and Renewable Energy to a common forum.

The aim of this conference is to promote environmentally safe and economically sustainable renewable energy, to create theoretical base of the utilization and implementation of renewable energy sources.

Another goal is to promote research in the field of Environmental science and development of renewable energy and to facilitate exchange of new ideas in these fields and to create a dialogue between scientists and practitioners.

All-Energy 2015 (6 – 7 May 2015)

all-energyOn 6 and 7 May 2015, All-Energy will bring together 7,000 industry professionals from up to 48 nations and the largest group of renewable energy developers and supply chain partners seen anywhere in UK.

Now, in its 15th edition , All-Energy will take place, for the first time, at the SECC in the renewables hub of Glasgow.

As a free-to-attend event, showcasing the complete range of renewables and sustainable technologies and with a world-class multi-stream conference alongside, All-Energy is where busy people come to do business. Visitors will be able to connect with key contacts, build thier knowledge, and learn about the best solutions for their organisation.

EnR Renewable Energy Exhibition 2015 (4 – 6 March 2015)

enrEnR Renewable Energy Exhibition will take place from 4 to 6 March 2015 in Lyon, France.

 Since 2001, EnR has witnessed and supported the growth of renewable sources of energy on the French market. The conference and exhibition is widely recognised as one of France’s most important renewable energy events, attracting a high number of professionals, leading experts. The conference will cover among others the topics of photovoltaics, solar thermal, and biogas.

More information could be found here.

Ecobuild 2015 (3 – 5 March 2015)

ecobuildThe Ecobuild 2015 take place from 4 – 6 March 2015 in London, England.

Ecobuild is the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment and the UK’s largest construction event and this year, UK-GBC are the lead partner for the exhibition.

Ecobuild offers:

  • – The biggest showcase of sustainable construction products anywhere –  more than 1,300 exhibitors
  • – Over 100 free seminars – practical advice from real-life experiences
  • – The renowned Ecobuild conference – world-class commentators tackle the most pressing issues

More information could be found here.

World Sustainable Energy Days (25 – 27 February 2015)

WSEDThe World Sustainable Energy Days 2015 take place from 25-27 February 2015 in Wels/Austria.

The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED), one of the largest annual conferences in this field in Europe, offer a unique combination of events on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

  • – European Pellet Conference
    – European Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Conference
    – Young Reseachers’ Conference: Biomass Energy Efficiency
    – Energy Efficiency Watch Conference
    – Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Conference

The WSED 2015 offer up-to-date information on technologies, policies and markets. They are a global meeting place for the sustainable energy community and a great platform for interaction and business contacts.

For more than 20 years, experts from all over the world have gathered in Upper Austria to attend the conference – in 2014, the event attracted over 750 participants from 59 countries.

More information could be found here.