Preliminary program

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.

Some technical papers listed in the below program are in the final changes of review so this program might change slightly. 
 

Day 1 – Wednesday, July 20

Time Room 1    Room 2   
Presentation Speaker 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 – 10.35
Sponsor address  
10.35 – 11.05 Morning tea      
SIMULATION FOR RENEWABLE AND REGEN DESIGN ADAPTIVE DESIGN, HEALTH AND IEQ 1
11.10 – 11.30 Development of a whole-of-home energy rating tool for new housing
Zhengen Ren
CSIRO
The effect of cellular blinds on aged care, now and in the future Dr Sherif Zedan, M.AIRAH
Queensland University of Technology
11.30 – 11.50 Future changes to building code energy efficiency provisions for commercial buildings Grace Foo, M.AIRAH
DeltaQ
Double skin façade’s energy performance in a mixed-mode office building Soha Matour, Stud.AIRAH
Queensland University of Technology
11.50 – 12.10 Disaggregation of precipitation data applicable for climate-aware planning in built environments Trevor Lee, Affil.AIRAH
Exemplary Energy
Insights from changes to stringency in the NCC PC Thomas
Team Catalyst
12.10 – 12.30 Heating electrification impacts on commercial HVAC performance today and in the future: A case study Dr Yunlong Ma, Affil.AIRAH
Queensland University of Technology
Adaptation to present-day and future thermal stress in a Bangladesh ready-made garment factory Aaron Bach
Griffith University
12.25 – 1.25 Lunch      
NEW SIMULATION MODELLING
1.25 – 1.45 Study of using a simplified transient heat transfer model to create an artificial neural network to predict various output parameters Michael Kostevski
Ryerson University
Presentation title to be confirmed shortly Speaker to be announced shortly
1.45 – 2.05 Sensitivity analysis using a simplified transient heat transfer model to examine how soils with extreme properties affect single and double u-tube borehole heat exchanger designs Michael Kostevski
Ryerson University
Panel session/workshop to be confirmed shortly Chair and panellists to be announced shortly
2.05 – 2.25 Gap Analysis: Pushing NABERS ratings through energy simulation Manasa Marasani
Atelier Ten
2.25 – 2.45 The incorporation of precipitation into climate data and its impacts on hygrothermal simulations Freya Su
University of Tasmania
2.45 – 3.15 Afternoon tea      
3.15 – 4.10 Panel session:
So you want to be a climate activist...
Chair and panellists to be confirmed shortly  
4.10 – 4.55 Conference keynote address:
Building performance simulation: The final push

video presentation with live Q&A
Keynote speaker: Professor Joe Clarke (Scotland)
University of Strathclyde
4.55 – 5.00 Closing address
5.00 – 7.00 Cocktail function      
 

Day 2 – Thursday, July 21

Time Room 1    Room 2   
Presentation Speaker Presentation Speaker
8.20 – 8.50 Registration, arrival tea and coffee      
8.50 – 9.00 Day two welcome address 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 Keynote speaker:
Associate Professor Jen Martin
University of Melbourne
10.30 – 10.40 AIRAH/IBPSA update Speaker to be announced shortly
10.40 – 11.10 Morning tea      
EXISTING BUILDINGS ADAPTIVE DESIGN, HEALTH AND IEQ 2
11.05 – 11.25 Optimisation of a building integrated photovoltaic façade for conceptual design support
Rebecca Yang
RMIT University
Enhancing of building sustainability via disarticulating of sensible and dehumidifying coils in HVAC systems Esmaeil Lavasani
University of Buchraest
11.25 – 11.45 Heat and power flow: Modelling, simulation, and experimental investigations of BIPV Dominika Knera
Lodz University of Technology
The ripple effect of smart engineering Amer Najjar
SEED Engineers
11.45 – 12.05 Building retrofits with En-ActivETICS – design in practice using simulation techniques Michal Krempski-Smejda
Lodz University of Technology
Sensitivity analysis of passive design strategies for office buildings in the tropics Arinda Rachman
Institut Teknologi Bandung
12.05 – 12.25 Prediction of occupants’ perception of natural ventilation effectiveness Le Li
Victoria University
Computations fluid dynamics (CFD) or challenging, frustrating, difficult Ken Thomson, M.AIRAH
Fusion HVAC
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch      
PAVING THE WAY TO TRANSITION
1.30 – 1.50 Feasibility study of wastewater energy transfer for an existing campus building cluster Monica Brands
Noventa Energy Partners
Presentation to be confirmed shortly Speaker to be announced shortly
1.50 – 2.10 Optimisation of economy-cycle operation and supply air temperature control for VAV systems Paul Bannister, L.AIRAH
DeltaQ
Panel session/workshop to be confirmed shortly Chair and panellists to be announced shortly
2.10 – 2.30 A real-world application of machine learning and optimal control simulation for chilled water plants Michael Berger
Conserve It
2.30 – 2.50 A two-dimensional numerical model and simulation for thermochromic glazing exposed to solar radiation Arthur Ah-Nieme
EFUZIF
2.50 – 3.20 Afternoon tea      
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTIVE DESIGN
3.20 – 3.40 Comfort data for Brisbane: Using data collected by low-cost monitoring devices to improve prediction accuracy Tobias Kramer
Queensland University of Technology
 
3.40 – 4.00 Pushing the boundaries of net zero in the Australian outback Manasa Marasani
Atelier Ten
4.00 – 5.00 Panel session/workshop to be confirmed shortly Chair and panellists to be announced shortly
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.