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Membership & Conferences

Events Calendar

Calls for Papers

To have your event considered for inclusion in the calendar, contact Journal editor Jay Scott at journaleditor@ashrae.org.

ASHRAE Winter Conference
Orlando, FL
January 23-27, 2016
AHR Expo
Las Vegas, NV
January 30-February 1, 2017

(From September 2016 Forward)


2016 JSRAE Annual Conference, Sept. 6 – 9. Kobe, Japan. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact the Japan Society of Refrigerating and AirConditioning Engineers at jsrae16@jsrae.or.jp or https://nenji.jsrae.or.jp/nenji2016/en/index.html

Mostra Convegno Expocomfort Asia, Sept. 7 – 9, Singapore. Contact Reed Exhibitions Singapore at 65 6780 4658, info@mcexpocomfort-asia.com, or www.mcexpocomfort-asia.com.

ASHRAE IAQ 2016 Conference—Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practice, Sept. 12 – 14, Alexandria, Va. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723, meetings@ashrae.org, or www.ashrae.org/IAQ2016.

Solar Power International, Sept. 12 – 16. Las Vegas. Contact show management at 703-738-946, customerservice@sets.solar, or www.solarpowerinternational.com.

NAFA Annual Convention, Sept. 14 – 15, Newport Beach, Calif. Contact the National Air Filtration Association at 608-310-7542, nafa@nafahq.org, or www.nafahq.org.

IEA EBC Annex 61 Deep Energy Retrofit Forum, Sept. 15 – 16, Washington, D.C. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact the International Energy Agency in Buildings and Communities at http://iea-annex61.org.

AHR Expo-Mexico, Sept. 20-22, Monterrey, Mexico. Co-sponsored by ASHRAE. Contact the International Exposition Company +52 (81) 8355-0809, www.ahrexpomexico.com, or larizpe@ahrexpomexico.info.

ISCCBRAZIL2016, Sept. 20 – 23, São Paulo, Brazil. Contact the Contamination Control Brazilian Society at 55 11 2645-9105, fax 55 11 2645-9205, info@isccbrazil2016.com, or www.isccbrazil2016.com

World Energy Engineering Congress, Sept. 21 – 23, Washington, D.C. Contact the Association of Energy Engineers at 770-447-5083, info@aeecenter.org, or www.energycongress.com.

2nd International Conference on Efficient Building Design—Materials and HVAC Equipment Technologies, Sept. 22 23, Beirut, Lebanon. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723, meetings@ashrae.org, or www.ashrae.org/Beirut2016.

I2SL Annual Conference, Sept. 25 – 28, Kansas City, Mo. Contact the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories at 703-841-5484, info@i2sl.org, or www.i2sl.org/conference/2016.

EEBA Excellence in Building Conference & Expo, Sept. 27 – 29, Dallas. Contact the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance at 952-881-1098 or www.conference.eeba.org


Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, Oct. 5 – 7, Los Angeles. Contact the U.S. Green Building Council at 866-815-9824, info@greenbuildexpo.com, or www.greenbuildexpo.com

IFMA World Workplace, Oct. 5 – 7, San Diego. Contact the International Facility Management Association at 713-623-4362, events@ifma.org, or http://worldworkplace.ifma.org.

11th Conference on Advanced Building Skins, Oct. 10 – 11, Bern, Switzerland. Contact organizers at info@abs.green or http://abs.green/home.

Chillventa, Oct. 11 – 13, Nuremberg, Germany. Contact organizers at 49 911 8606 4906 or www.chillventa.de/en.

FILTECH 2016, Oct. 11-13, Cologne, Germany. Contact 49 (0)2132 935760 or info@filtech.de.

SMACNA Annual Convention, Oct. 16 – 19, Phoenix. Contact the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association at 703-803-2980, info@smacna.org, or www.smacna.org.

RCI Building Envelope Technology Symposium, Oct. 17 – 18, Houston. Contact the Roof Consulting Institute at 800-828-1902, rci@rci-online.org, or www.tinyurl.com/RCISymposium.

IAQVEC 2016, Oct. 17 – 19, Seoul. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact organizers at info@iaqvec2016.org or www.iaqvec2016.org.

AMCA Annual Meeting, Oct. 18 – 23, Washington, D.C. Contact the Air Movement and Control Association at 847-394-0150, communications@amca.org, or www.amca.org.

Connect 2016, Oct. 19 – 21, San Antonio. Contact the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association at 703-237-8100, naphcc@naphcc.org, or http://www.phccweb.org/connect.

SAIE 2016, Oct. 19 – 22, Bologna, Italy. Contact 39 051 282111, saie@bolognafiere.it, or http://tinyurl.com/SAIE2016.

AFS Fall Conference, Oct. 24 – 27, San Diego. Contact the American Filtration and Separation Society at 615-250-7792, afs@afssociety.org, or http://fall.afssociety.org

ASPE Convention and Exposition, Oct. 27 – Nov. 4, Phoenix. Contact the American Society of Plumbing Engineers at 847-296-0002, info@aspe.org, or www.aspe.org.


AHRI Annual Meeting, Nov. 13 – 15, Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact 703-524-8800, ahri@ahrinet.org, or www.ahrinet.org.

Valve World Expo, Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, Düsseldorf, Germany. Contact 49 (0)211 / 4560-7601 or www.valveworldexpo.com.


HARDI Annual Conference, Dec. 3 – 6, Colorado Springs, Colo. Contact the Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International at 617-345-4328, hardimail@hardinet.org, or www.hardinet.org.

Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency Conference (CATEE), Dec. 19 – 21, San Antonio. Contact Betin Bilir Santos, executive director, at 832-630-3126, bsantos@kwikenergysolutions.com, or http://catee.tamu.edu.




Building Innovation 2017, Jan. 9 – 13, Washington, D.C. Contact the National Institute of Buildings (NIBS) at 202-289-7800, nibs@nibs.org, or www.nibs.org/conference2017.

ASHRAE Winter Conference, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, Las Vegas. Contact ASHRAE at 800-527-4723 or meetings@ashrae.org.

2017 AHR Expo, Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, Las Vegas. Co-sponsored by ASHRAE. Contact the International Exposition Company at 203-221-9232 or www.ahrexpo.com.

IAQA 20th Annual Meeting, Jan, 30 – Feb 1, Las Vegas. Contact the Indoor Air Quality Association at 844-802-4103, info@iaqa.org, or www.iaqa.org/iaqa2017.


ACREX 2017, Feb. 23 – 25. Delhi, India. Contact organizers at 91 11 47168831, mansi.chawla@nm-india.com, or www.acrex.in.

IIAR Natural Refrigeration and Heavy Equipment Show, Feb. 26 – March 1, San Antonio. Contact the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration at 703-312-4200, iiar_request@iiar.org, or www.iiar.org

CLIMATIZACIÓN y REFRIGERACIÓN, Feb. 28 – March 1, Madrid. Contact IFEMA at 902 22 15 15, lineaifema@ifema.es, or http://www.ifema.es/climatizacion_06.


MCAA Annual Convention, March 5 – 9, San Diego. Contact the Mechanical Contractors Association of America at 301-869-5800, help@mcaa.org, or http://mcaaconvention.org

IGSHPA Technical/Research Conference and Expo. March 14 – 16, Denver. Contact the International Ground Source Heat Pump Association at 800-626-4747, igshpa@okstate.edu, or www.igshpa.okstate.edu/conf.

NEBB Annual Conference, March 30 – April 1, Orlando, Fla. Contact the National Environmental Balancing Bureau at 301-977-3698 or www.nebb.org/events.


CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium 2017, April 5 – 6, Leicestershire, U.K. Co-sponsored by ASHRAE. Contact Veron Williams, CIBSE, at 44 (0)20 8772 3613, symposium@cibse.org, or www.cibse.org/technical-symposium-2017.


Beyond NZEB Retrofit of Existing Buildings, May 10 – 11. Matera, Italy. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact AiCARR at 02 67479270, info@aicarr.org, or http://tinyurl.com/NZEB2017.

EA International Heat Pump Conference, May 15 – 18, Rotterdam, Netherlands. Contact organizers at 31 88 089 81 01, heatpump@congressbydesign.com, or www.hpc2017.org.


Building Simulation 2017, Aug. 7 – 9, San Francisco. The 15th biennial conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA). Endorsed by ASHRAE. For details, call for presenters, training workshop offerings, and contacts, see www.buildingsimulation2017.org.

International Sorption Heat Pump Conference (ISHPC2017), Aug. 7 – 10, Tokyo. Endorsed by ASHRAE. Contact Ms. Kanako Osaki, Waseda University, at k.ohsaki@kurenai.waseda.jp or http://biz.knt.co.jp/tour/2017/ISHPC2017.


Climate Expo Abu Dhabi, Oct. 3 – 5, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Contact organizers at 43 1 230 85 35, climate@euroexpo-vienna.com, or www.climate-expo.com.


Calls for Papers

ASHRAE Journal seeks applications articles of 3,000 or fewer words. Submissions are subject to peer reviews and cannot have been published previously. Submit abstracts before sending articles to Jay Scott, Editor, at jayscott@ashrae.org.

Science and Technology for the Built Environment
ASHRAE’s Science and Technology for the Built Environment seeks papers on original, completed research not previously published. Papers must discuss how the research contributes to technology. Papers should be about 6,000 words. Abstracts and papers should be submitted on Manuscript Central at www.ashrae.org/manuscriptcentral. Contact Reinhard Radermacher, Ph.D., Editor, at raderm@umd.edu.

ASHRAE Conference Papers
For the 2017 Winter Conference in Las Vegas, Conference Paper abstracts are due March 14, 2016 and, if accepted, papers are due July 6, 2016. Full Technical Papers are due April 18, 2016. For more information, contact 678-539-1137 or tcox@ashrae.org.