ATLANTA – ASHRAE’s 2016 Winter Conference will take place in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 23-27.
“The 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference will have a fresh feel with new tracks focused on design-build practices and residential systems. We’ll continue our emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainability while addressing current engineering and construction practices outside of the U.S. and Canada. We’re also taking one of the most attended conference program styles and making an entire track out of debates. I think we’ll be offering our attendees some great programs that align well with current trends in HVAC&R engineering,” Jennifer Leach, conference chair, said.
A call for papers recently closed and some 130 abstracts were accepted, she said, with the most papers expected in the Fundamentals and Applications, Systems and Equipment and Cutting Edge Technologies tracks.
A call for programs (non-paper based presentations) is now open through August 10, 2015, she said.
Programs are requested for the ASHRAE 2016 Winter Conference tracks: Design Build, which highlights successful projects and addresses several topics, including contracts and alternative design and construction processes; Modern Residential Systems, which presents energy efficient solutions and the latest advances, ranging from glazing to water heating to lighting for the residential market; Cutting-Edge Technologies, which explores the efforts to achieve net zero energy buildings; and The Great Debate, which seeks to bring a lively discussion in a point, counterpoint format on the “best” approach for a certain project.
In addition, programs addressing advances and practices across HVAC&R systems, equipment, fundamentals and applications, especially for the International Design track, are requested.
Programs are requested for the following program types: Seminars, which include 1-4 presentations on a similar topic; Workshops, which allow equal time for 1-2 presentations and discussion; and Forums, which are discussion-based sessions with no presentations.
To submit a proposal, click on one of the three green submission buttons on the upper left side of the page under Begin a Submission.
Conference paper abstracts have been accepted for this conference. Papers are due July 10, 2015. These papers undergo a single-blind review.
Reviews are currently being conducted on Technical Papers. These papers undergo a rigorous double-blind review and will be published in ASHRAE Transactions. If you would like to be a reviewer for Technical Papers, please contact Tiffany Cox, Assistant Manager of Conference Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2016 Winter ASHRAE Conference will take place at the Hilton Orlando, which is connected to the Orange County Convention Center. The address for Hilton Orlando is 6001 Destination Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819. Registration opens in September, and registration forms will be available at www.ashrae.org/orlando.
Held in conjunction with the 2016 Winter Conference is the ASHRAE co-sponsored International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition, Jan. 25-27, 2016 Orange County Convention Center.