BSO2016: IBPSA-England Building Simulation and Optimization Conference


IBPSA-England is organising the third Building Simulation and Optimization Conference (BSO2016) in Newcastle University in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. The conference will take place from 12-14th of September 2016 in the Great North Museum. The first conference in Loughborough University and the second conference in UCL, were a major success and the participants’ numbers continue to significantly rise. The weblink for the conference is www.bso16.org.

The main conference themes are :
• Progress in simulation tools and optimization methods
• Application of environmental and sustainability modelling to case studies
• New directions in building environmental modelling including BIM and visualization methods
• Progress in modelling micro-urban environments

CONFERENCE CHAIR:
Dr. Neveen Hamza- Newcastle University (Vice Chair IBPSA-England)

CONFERENCE EXECUTIVE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Dr. Neveen Hamza – Newcastle University (Vice Chair IBPSA-England)
Prof. Chris Underwood – Northumbria University
Prof. Malcolm Cook – Loughborough University
Prof. Dejan Mumovic – The Bartlett, UCL, UK
Prof. Pieter De Wilde – Plymouth University (Chair of IBPSA-England)

CHAIR OF SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:
Prof. Chris Underwood – Northumbria University

CONFERENCE EXECUTIVE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE:
Prof. Jon Wright – Loughborough University
Prof. Malcolm Cook – Loughborough University
Prof. Pieter De Wilde – Plymouth University (Chair of IBPSA-England)
Dr. Neveen Hamza – Newcastle University (Vice Chair IBPSA-England)
Dr. Liora Malki-Epshtein – UCL

KEY Dates
1st conference announcement 1st of May 2015
2nd Conference Announcement 3rd of July 2015
Abstract submission 1st of October 2015
Abstract review completed 11th of December 2015
Abstract review notification to authors 18th of December 2015
Full paper Submission 13th of March 2016
Paper review deadline 16th of April 2016
Paper review notification 1st of May 2016
Final paper submission 1st of June 2016
Review process completed 22nd of July 2016
Final decision to authors 30th of July 2016
Early Bird registration 15th of August to 4th of September 2016