[Bldg-rate] Call for Papers: Solar Building Skins, 06-07 Dec 2011, Bressanone, Italy

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Call for Papers: 6th ENERGY FORUM on Solar Building Skins, 06-07 Dec 2011, Bressanone, Italy 


The Economic Forum is organizing the 6th ENERGY FORUM on Solar Building Skins. The main objective of the conference is to contribute to a multidisciplinary, integrated planning approach among architects, engineers, scientists, energy managers and manufacturers, with the aim to reduce energy consumption while improving the comfort and health of the building’s occupants. Emphasis will be placed on the latest developments and innovations in integrated components for the building industry, in particular with regard to the use of renewable energy and multifunctional building elements. We would be happy to review your proposal and to include your presentation in our conference program or poster session. 


Topics of this year's ENERGY FORUM:


Performance Criteria for Building Envelopes

- Performance Metrics

- Life Cycle Costs of Multifunctional Elements


Multifunctional Building Skins 

- Intelligent and Adaptive Building Skins

- Evolving Photovoltaic and Solar Thermal Technologies and Projects

- Enhanced Daylighting


Holistic Concepts of Plus Energy Buildings

- Market Strategies for Plus Energy and Solar Decathlon Houses

- Solar Retrofitting


How to apply:

Please send your proposal with the following information:


- Paper title plus titles of 3 sub-chapters

- Synopsis of 300 words (abstract) with 4 key words

- Author’s and co-author’s name, job title and organization

- Phone number, email address and postal address

- Brief Curriculum Vitae


Proposals should be sent to proposals [at] energy-forum.com by April 30th 2011. The international scientific conference committee will review the abstracts. Submitters will be notified by June 1st regarding the status of their submission with detailed instructions for preparing their final papers and suggestions for accommodation in Bressanone. Payment of the registration fee of EUR 380 is due by June 30th. Full papers must be received by September 1st and will be included in the conference documentation available in a printed version at the congress. Those papers that will not be submitted for presentation in plenary session will be considered for poster presentation.


Registration Fee:

The cost to participate at the ENERGY FORUM is EUR 480  which includes all conference documentation, lunches and coffee breaks. The reduced registration fee for speakers and poster presenters is 380 EUR.


How to get there:

The conference centre is located in the heart of Bressanone in northern Italy, close to the border with Austria. Bressanone has a train station for all trains travelling on the Innsbruck-Verona route. You may also offer or ask for a ride to the ENERGY FORUM at the Carpooling site. The nearest airport is Bolzano (distance 40 kilometers) which has several daily flights to and from Rome. The nearest international airports are Innsbruck (80 kilometers), Verona (190 km), Munich (260 km) and Milan (330 km). There is a Shuttle bus to/from Munich Airport that runs six times a day. 


To download the full Call for Papers please click here: http://www.energy-forum.com/uploads/media/Call-for-papers_EF_2011_01.pdf


Best regards


Andreas Karweger, President, Scientific Committee, ENERGY FORUM


EF Economic Forum  - Elisabethst. 91 - D-80797 Munich, Germany  - T +49 89-200004-161 - F +49 89-200004-162

EF Economic Forum  - Simml 8 - 39050 San Genesio (BZ), Italy - T +39 0471 05 19 20  -  F +39 0471 08 97 03 


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