The Australasian Building Simulation Conference 2022 will be held on Wednesday, July 20 and Thursday, July 21 in Brisbane, Qld and online.

Please note that the times in the below program are based on AEST.

Day 1 – Wednesday, July 20

Time Room 1   
Presentation Speaker
8.20 – 8.50 Registration, arrival tea and coffee  
8.50 – 9.00 Day one welcome address IBPSA/AIRAH
9.00 – 9.45 Conference keynote address: Designing for the climate we want

live-streamed presentation
Keynote speaker: Victor Olgyay (USA)
Rocky Mountain Institute Carbon Free Building Practice
9.45 – 10.05 Improved real-time year weather data services with Bureau of Meteorology data Trevor Lee, Affil.AIRAH
Exemplary Energy
10.05 – 10.25 Extreme climate data files for design resilience Trevor Lee, Affil.AIRAH
Exemplary Energy
10.25 – 10.45
Sponsor address PC Thomas
Design Builder Software Australia
10.45 – 11.15 Morning tea  
11.15 – 11.35 Development of a whole-of-home energy rating tool for new housing
Zhengen Ren
11.35 – 11.55 Future changes to building code energy efficiency provisions for commercial buildings Grace Foo, M.AIRAH
11.55 – 12.15 Disaggregation of precipitation data applicable for climate-aware planning in built environments Trevor Lee, Affil.AIRAH
Exemplary Energy
12.15 – 12.35 Heating electrification impacts on commercial HVAC performance today and in the future: A case study Dr Yunlong Ma, Affil.AIRAH
Queensland University of Technology
12.35 – 1.35 Lunch  
1.35 – 1.55 Study of using a simplified transient heat transfer model for borehole heat exchangers using artificial neural network to predict various output parameters

live-streamed presentation
Michael Kostevski
Ryerson University
1.55 – 2.15 Gap analysis: Pushing NABERS ratings through energy simulation Manasa Marasani
Atelier Ten
2.15 – 2.35 The incorporation of precipitation into climate data and its impacts on hygrothermal simulations

live-streamed presentation
Freya Su
University of Tasmania
2.35 – 3.05 Afternoon tea  
3.05 – 3.25 The effect of cellular blinds on aged care, now and in the future Dr Sherif Zedan, M.AIRAH
Queensland University of Technology
3.25 – 3.45 Double skin façade’s energy performance in a mixed-mode office building Soha Matour, Stud.AIRAH
Queensland University of Technology
3.45 – 4.05 Adaptation to present-day and future thermal stress in a Bangladesh ready-made garment factory Aaron Bach
Griffith University
4.05 – 4.50 Conference keynote address:
Building performance simulation: The final push

video presentation with live Q&A
Keynote speaker: Professor Joe Clarke (Scotland)
University of Strathclyde
4.50 – 5.00 Closing address
5.00 – 7.00 Cocktail function  

Day 2 – Thursday, July 21

Time Room 1   
Presentation Speaker
8.20 – 8.50 Registration, arrival tea and coffee  
8.50 – 9.00 Day two welcome address IBPSA/AIRAH
9.00 – 9.45 Conference keynote address:
Simulation in practice: Collaboration, iteration, visualisation and validation 

live-streamed presentation
Keynote speaker:
Professor Susan Ubbelohde (USA)
Loisos + Ubbelohde
9.45 – 10.30 Conference keynote address: How to be a more effective communicator – and why it matters Keynote speaker:
Associate Professor Jen Martin
University of Melbourne
10.30 – 11.00 Morning tea  
11.00 – 11.20 Optimisation of a building integrated photovoltaic façade for conceptual design support
Tharushi Samarasinghalage
RMIT University
11.20 – 11.40 Heat and power flow: Modelling, simulation, and experimental investigations of BIPV Dominika Knera
Lodz University of Technology
11.40 – 12.00 Building retrofits with En-ActivETICS – design in practice using simulation techniques Michal Krempski-Smejda
Lodz University of Technology
12.00 – 12.20 Feasibility study of wastewater energy transfer for an existing campus building cluster Monica Brands
Toronto Metropolitan University
12.20 – 1.10 Lunch  
1.10 – 1.30 Comfort data for Brisbane: Using data collected by low-cost monitoring devices to improve prediction accuracy Tobias Kramer
Queensland University of Technology
1.30 – 1.50 Sensitivity analysis of passive design strategies for office buildings in the tropics

live-streamed presentation
Arinda Rachman
Institut Teknologi Bandung
1.50 – 2.10 Prediction of occupants’ perception of natural ventilation effectiveness

live-streamed presentation
Le Li
Victoria University
2.10 – 2.30 Optimisation of economy-cycle operation and supply air temperature control for VAV systems Paul Bannister, L.AIRAH
2.30 – 3.00 Afternoon tea  
3.00 – 3.20 Insights from changes to stringency in the National Construction Code PC Thomas
Team Catalyst
3.20 – 3.40 The ripple effect of smart engineering Rob Lord, M.AIRAH
SEED Engineers
3.40 – 4.00 A real-world application of machine learning and optimal control simulation for chilled water plants Michael Berger
Conserve It
4.00 – 4.20 Enhancing of building sustainability via disarticulating of sensible and dehumidifying coils in HVAC systems

live-streamed presentation
Esmaeil Lavasani
University of Bucharest
4.20 – 4.40 Pushing the boundaries of net zero in the Australian outback Manasa Marasani and Priya Gandhi, M.AIRAH
Atelier Ten
4.40 – 5.00 Challenges in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation Ken Thomson, M.AIRAH
Fusion HVAC
5.00 – 5.05 Closing address
5.05 – 6.05 Cocktail function  
Please note: The event organisers retain the right to alter or amend any of the details of the event, or any other matter associated with the event.