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Call for Presenters Open
ATLANTA – A call for presenters is now open for the IAQ 2016 conference, “Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practices,” co-organized by ASHRAE and AIVC. A call for papers closed on Monday, Dec. 14.
The conference will take place Sept. 12-14, 2016, in Alexandria, Va. at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria.
The conference is the 18th in the ASHRAE IAQ series since its inception in 1986 and the 37th AIVC conference. The program will focus on current and emerging definitions of indoor air quality and how they are – or could be – implemented in government policies and in standards for the design and operation of buildings and other indoor environments used worldwide. IAQ 2016 will also highlight best practice solutions that go beyond existing minimum requirements.
Full-length conference papers are not required for accepted presentations and sessions, but presenters must agree to recording of their presentation with slides and voiceover.
The Conference is now accepting abstracts for presentations and sessions that address the conference theme, “Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practices.”
Authors are invited to submit abstracts on the following topics and others appropriate to the Conference theme:
- Definitions and metrics
- Perception vs. performance
- Monetization of IAQ
- DALY (disability adjusted life years) and related approaches
- Task performance/productivity
- Integrated IEQ metrics
- Regulatory vs. voluntary compliance for achieving IAQ
- IAQ certification programs
- Low energy/high performance buildings and IAQ
- IAQ in sustainable building programs
- Interactions—IEQ, climate change, energy efficiency
- Sensors and big data
- Post occupancy evaluations
- Best practices
- Case studies with data
- Design, construction, operation
- Ventilation and infiltration
- IAQ, energy and moisture impacts
- Mechanical and natural ventilation performance
- IEQ and natural ventilation
- IAQ and building/ductwork airtightness
- Residential IAQ standards and policies
- IAQ in Developing Economies
- IAQ in mobile environments—aircraft, trains, ships, motor vehicles
Individual presentation proposal abstracts require a 400-word abstract and a 100-word “promotion” abstract. Accepted individual presentations will be organized into sessions by the Steering Committee. Abstracts are due March 7, 2016. Notifications of acceptance will be sent on March 28, 2016.
Session proposal abstracts must include a 400-word overall abstract and titles and speaker information for presentations. Session format is flexible and may be panel discussion with short framing presentations or a group of longer format presentations. Target session length is 60 or 90 minutes. Abstracts are due March 7, 2016. Notifications of acceptance will be sent on March 28, 2016.
The conference program will include internationally acclaimed keynote speakers, original peer reviewed papers and the latest in indoor environmental quality control, plus invited speakers, workshops and panel discussion.
To submit an abstract, click on one of the green buttons under Begin a Submission on the left-hand corner of this page.
Publication ScheduleThis is the overall publication schedule for IAQ 2016 Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practices, Alexandria, VA. For specific details and questions regarding these dates, please contact the conference chair.
|Notification of abstract decisions due||December 28, 2015|
|Presentation proposal abstracts due||March 7, 2016|
|Session proposal abstracts due||March 7, 2016|
|Final papers due||March 28, 2016|
|Presentation proposal notifications due||March 28, 2016|
|Session proposal notifications due||March 28, 2016|
|Paper review notifications||June 6, 2016|
|Final Revised Papers Due||June 27, 2016|
|Presentations due||August 29, 2016|
Committee MembersThe Steering Committee members are:
William Bahnfleth, Chair
Bjarne Wilkins Olesen
The Scientific Committee members are:
Pilar Linares Alemparte
Willem de Gids
Yun Gyu Lee
Bjarne Wilkins Olesen
José Antonio Tenorio Ríos