Program

*Subject to modification*

CONFERENCE DAY 1 - 4 September 2019

09h00

Welcome address
Prof. Jean-Louis Scartezzini, Conference Chair
The role of energy research within the Swiss Energy Transition
Rolf Schmitz, Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Head of Energy Research

09h30

Keynote lectures

Isabelle Bey, MeteoSwiss, Head of Western Regional Center
Climate change: 1.5°C  versus 2°C

Prof. Christian Cajochen, University of Basel, Head of Centre of Chronobiology
Non-visual impact of light on human sleep and circadian physiology

10h30 Coffee break
11h00 Session A1 - SG1
Data driven methods:
Building performance & energy savings
IBPSA Session B1 - SG0211
Renewable energy in the built environment: Districts
 
Session C1 - SG0213
Daylight & electric lighting:
Simulation & Control
12h30 Lunch
14h00 Session A2 - SG1
Data driven methods: REN potential & energy demand
Poster session A
IBPSA Session B2 - SG0211

Renewable energy in the built environment:
Buildings 

Poster session B
Session C2 - SG0213
Daylight & electric lighting:
User focus
Poster session C
16h15 Coffee break
16h30 IEA SBC 79 Session D - SG1

Human & building
interaction

Poster session D
Session E1 - SG0211
Climate resilient
buildings:
Thermal comfort
Poster session E
Session F - SG0213
Smart materials for
building envelopes
Poster session F
IBPSA WORKSHOP AAC114
BIM2SIM - Using BIM-Models for building performance simulation
18h30 End of 1st conference day - Individual transfer to Lausanne Ouchy Harbour
19h45 bateau EVENING NETWORKING EVENT - Dinner cruise on Lake Geneva

CONFERENCE DAY 2 - 5 September 2019

08h30 Opening of 2nd conference day
Prof. Jean-Louis Scartezzini, Conference Chair
Sustainability EPFL Campus: a living lab
Philippe Vollichard, EPFL Sustainability Officer
09h00

Keynote lectures

Prof. Arno Schlueter, ETH Zürich and Singapore
Climate Changes: Toward low-carbon, liveable cities

Charlotte Matthews, Sidewalk Labs, New York, USA
District energy and the divergence from research into reality

10h00 Coffee break
10h30 Session G1- SG1
Urban climate
modelling: Energy performance
IBPSA Session H1 -SG0211
Building simulation
Session E2 -SG0213
Climate resilient
buildings: Retrofit &
performance gap
WORKSHOP AAC114
AI: Building Science 2.0?
12h00 Lunch
13h30 Session G2 - SG1
Urban climate
modelling: Microclimate
Poster session G
IBPSA Session H2 - SG1
Building simulation
Poster session H
Session K -SG0213
Smart buildings &
districts
Poster session K
FACTOR 3 FORUM AAC114
Implementation strategies for energy retrofit

15h45 Coffee break
16h00

SCIENCE MEETS INDUSTRY Special session

Academia & industry joint forces for the energy turnaround - Prof. Ludger Fischer (HSLU)

Spatio-temporal renewable energy potential
Energy-hub system control
Energy performance gap
Circular economy
 

Short video clip presentations and open discussions moderated by Pierre Ruetschi (editor-journalist).

 organised by SCCER FEEB&D* 

18h00 COCKTAIL

*) Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research (SCCER) "Future Energy Efficient Buildings & Districts (FEEB&D)"

CONFERENCE DAY 3 - 6 September 2019

9h00

VISITS ON EPFL CAMPUS

>> program (available soon)
12h30 Snacks and drinks - End of conference

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