17th Advanced Building Skins Conference & Expo
20-21 October 2022, Bern, Switzerland

International event on innovative building envelopes for architects, engineers, scientists and the construction industry

The Advanced Building Skins Conference & Expo has been running for over 15 years and is the premier international event for innovative building envelopes.

Attracting over 800 architects, engineers and representatives from the construction industry makes this event the ideal place for productive networking with a wide mix of industry specialists from more than 50 countries across the world.

Besides the excellent networking opportunities you'll also benefit from high-caliber presentations and targeted marketing opportunities through our tailored exhibition and sponsorship program. The event is held in English and will take place 20-21 October 2022 at the Kursaal Conference Center in Bern, Switzerland.

Join the 17th International Advanced Building Skins Conference & Expo, 20-21 October 2022

The registration fee is €680 and includes lunch, coffee breaks and the conference documentation including full manuscripts of the presentations. Registration will open in April.

If travel restrictions are imposed in the participant’s country or in Switzerland due to new measures for health and safety reasons, paid registration fees will be credited to ABS 2023.

Exhibition and Sponsorship Opportunities

Ensure visibility and exposure to an international audience and showcase your business in the building envelope market with our speaking slots, sponsorship packages and exhibition space. It’s the perfect way for you to network with those from across the world.

For more information please visit our Sponsors & Exhibitors page.

Call for Papers

We are inviting you to present a paper on a topic falling within the scope of the conference.
For information on how to submit a paper proposal, please visit our Speakers’ Page.

Watch the 2021 Presentations online

We have just published the videos of the presentations and the conference proceedings of our conference held in October. The fee for the webinar is €180 and includes access to all presentations (videos) of Advanced Building Skins 2021 for one year; a copy of the proceedings (papers of the speakers) and the PowerPoint presentations. You can register for the webinar and order the proceedings here.

The Conference Committee

Cinzia Abbate



AeV Architetti, Rome, Italy

Ben Bridgens



Newcastle University, UK

Steve Burroughs



University of Canberra, Australia

David Frey



HOK Los Angeles, USA

Michael Garrison



University of Texas at Austin, USA

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