The Future of HVAC 2022 Conference will be held virtually on Thursday, September 8.

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

9.30am-4.45pm AEST | 9.00am-3.45pm ACST | 7.30am-2.45pm AWST | 11.30am-6.45pm NZST.


Thursday, September 8

Time (AEST) Session  Speaker 
9.30am – 9.40am Welcome address AIRAH
9.40am – 10.20am
Keynote address:
BREATH – Rapid retrofit research project: Getting back to work safely
Dominique Hes, M.AIRAH
City of Melbourne
10.20am – 10.45am Emissions hiding in plain sight: Embodied carbon in building services  Ceire Kenny
10.45am – 11.10am
Embodied energy of mechanical services systems 
Nick Adams, M.AIRAH and Tim Bowker
11.10am – 11.30am Morning tea  
11.30am – 11.55am From assessment to impact: Managing decarbonisation across an asset portfolio  Sam Turner
11.55am – 12.20pm The evolution of district thermal energy systems and their role in the transition to a net zero built environment 
Yale Carden, M.AIRAH
GeoExchange Australia / University of Wollongong
12.20pm – 12.45pm Buildings as batteries Brad Schultz, M.AIRAH
Buildings Alive
 12.45pm – 1.10pm
A practical guide to electrification for existing buildings 
David Clark
Positive Zero
1.10pm – 1.40pm Lunch  
1.40pm – 2.20pm Keynote address:
Healthy, safe and comfortable: future scenarios for home air
Yolande Strengers and Hannah Korsmeyer
Monash University
2.20pm – 2.45pm The historical burden of shared air and the future of indoor air quality Patrick Chambers, Affil.AIRAH
 2.45pm – 3.10pm Building a more resilient Australia – Future proofing our assets Lasath Lecamwasam, F.AIRAH; Liza Taylor, M.AIRAH; and Alan Fok, M.AIRAH
AIRAH Resilience STG
3.10pm – 3.20pm Afternoon tea  
3.20pm – 3.45pm Design of plantrooms for A2L refrigerants Ben Adamson, F.AIRAH
3.45pm – 4.10pm Better Ways to Work: Challenges and opportunities for the HVAC workforce tomorrow Elyse Stanes and Chantel Carr
University of Wollongong 
4.10pm – 4.35pm HVAC and the board room: How engineers can be at the forefront of the responsible investment movement Devan Valenti
International WELL Building Institute
4.35pm – 4.45pm Closing address  
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.