AIRAH’s Future of HVAC 2017 Conference calls for abstracts

Preparations for AIRAH’s marquee conference series, The Future of HVAC, are well under way for 2017. The committee is now calling for abstracts for this not-to-be-missed two-day exploration of the industry’s present and future. 

Held at Doltone House Darling Island Wharf in Sydney from September 13–14, The Future of HVAC 2017 Conference will explore the advances, ideas, and innovations that are driving our industry’s future. The discussion will encompass not only new HVAC technologies and materials, but developments in future design processes, HVAC and smart grids, net-zero buildings, big data, and many other topics. 

“Year on year, the HVAC&R industry continues to evolve, and it’s vital that those involved stay up date,” says AIRAH CEO Tony Gleeson, M.AIRAH. “The Future of HVAC 2017 Conference will once again provide the platform for our industry’s leading thinkers to collectively discuss and unpack the most important issues, technologies and ideas confronting the HVAC&R landscape.” 

The conference committee is now calling for abstracts on an array of subjects, including but not limited to:
Advances in the design process 
Building simulation
Heading towards net-zero buildings
How HVAC should be managed in the future
The impact of advanced façade designs on HVAC
Overseas trends
Big data
Analysis techniques
How to get the most out of data
Case studies (but not limited to)
Innovative HVAC designs
Advances in HVAC design
Data centres
Advanced dehumidification design
HVAC and smart grids
HVAC in demand response
Latest HVAC research

Abstract submissions must not exceed 300 words and should also include a separate 100-word biography and high-resolution photo (300dpi). By submitting an abstract, speakers are also agreeing to submit a technical paper and a PowerPoint presentation before the conference, should their application to present be successful. 

The conference committee has the final say on accepted presentations. Abstracts should be emailed to AIRAH ( by Friday, April 7, 2017.

The Future of HVAC 2017 Conference is sponsored by ActronAir.

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