[Bldg-sim] Request for Speakers/P​anelists, IBPSA-USA Boston

holly wasilowski hollywas at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 13 10:36:34 PDT 2011

The IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association) -USA Boston Chapter is requesting proposals for presenters for its upcoming general membership meetings.  The 90-minute meetings will consist of a series of 10-45 minute presentations and/or panel discussions.  The meetings will take place in the Boston, Massachusetts area with an expected audience of over 50 IBPSA members.  Both practitioners and researchers are encouraged to participate.  If you would like to present or contribute to a panel discussion on the following topic(s) please send us a one page bio, including your interest and experience in the topic.  If you would like to nominate a presenter, please send his/her name and contact information.  The Boston Chapter Technical Committee will then finalize the presenter selection and notify all applicants.  Please direct your proposals, nominations, or any questions to the appropriate contact below.
May 19, 2011 meeting.  Topic:  OCCUPANCY & PLUG LOADS IN BUILDING SIMULATION: How to generate reliable occupancy and internal load schedules for design and retrofit projects, relevant standards, practical survey methods, and other related research or best practices.  Contact:  Diego Ibarra dibarra at gsd.harvard.edu.  Proposal due:  April 25, 2011.
Mid-July meeting (date TBD).  Topic:  WEATHER & BUILDING SIMULATION:  Options for obtaining/generating weather files for building simulation, the affects of weather on simulation results, future weather files, and other related research or best practices.  Contact:  Nick Gayeski nick at kgsbuildings.com.  Proposal due:  June 1, 2011.
September meeting (date TBD).  Topic:  INFILTRATION & BUILDING SIMULATION:  best practice assumptions for infiltration rates in building simulation, the affect of infiltration on energy consumption/simulation results, and other related research or best practices.   Contact:  Sian Kleindienst sian at kgsbuildings.com.  Proposal due:  August 1, 2011
Membership for individuals in IBPSA-Boston USA is free.  If you would like to join, please contact Carlos Alonso-Niemeyer Carlos.Alonso-Niemeyer at nstar.com.  Thank you.
Holly W. Samuelson
IBPSA-USA Boston Chapter President
hwasilow at gsd.harvard.edu
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