ASHRAE 2012 Winter Conference
January 21 - 25, 2012
Chicago, Illinois, USA

ASHRAE's 2012 Winter Conference in Chicago, IL is expected to attract some 3000 attendees from 60 countries. The technical program takes place Sunday, January 22–Wednesday, January 25, and includes paper presentations as well as non-paper presentations. Approved papers are published in ASHRAE Transactions.

The conference technical program includes tracks that address various applications of HVAC&R technology.

  • The Specialized Applications track focuses on high-intensity HVAC applications, such as laboratories, hospitals and data centers, and covers design recommendations, regulations and lessons learned.
  • The Integrated Design track addresses how the integrated building design and integrated project delivery processes are being applied to build better buildings and features case studies, lessons learned and ongoing research projects studying new project delivery methods.
  • The Energy Modeling Applications track addresses the range of different energy modeling and Building Information Modeling tools available, their use and specific applications, including systems, building and communities, as well as programs that address an integrated approach from modeling through end designs.
  • In addition, tracks on Operations & Maintenance, HVAC Systems, HVAC Fundamentals and Applications, Professional Skills and Refrigeration are being organized.

For more information about the tracks, click the "Contact Info/Tracks" tab below.

Paper and program submissions are closed for this conference. The technical program will be posted online by the end of September 2011. The technical program will be submitted to AIA and USGBC for approval for continuing education credits. Over 100 hours of PDHs, LUs and LEED AP credits will be available through the technical program.

The Personal Scheduler, which includes the technical program and committee meetings and other conference-related events, will be available by November.