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

Cinzia

Abbate

AeV Architetti, Rome, Italy

Ben Bridgens, Newcastle University, UK

Ben

Bridgens

Newcastle University, UK

Steve Burroughs, University of Canberra, Australia

Steve

Burroughs

University of Canberra, Australia

David Frey, HOK Los Angeles, USA

David

Frey

HOK Los Angeles, USA

Michael Garrison, University of Texas at Austin, USA

Michael

Garrison

University of Texas at Austin, USA

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    • Amirhosein Ghaffarianhoseini, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

      Amirhosein

      Ghaffarianhoseini

      Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

      Andreas Hempel, former President Association of Architects BDA, Germany

      Andreas

      Hempel

      former President Association of Architects BDA, Germany

      Hans-Martin Henning, Director, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

      Hans-Martin

      Henning

      Director, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

      Eckhart Hertzsch, President, Joanes Foundation, Germany

      Eckhart

      Hertzsch

      President, Joanes Foundation, Germany

      Andreas Karweger, Advanced Building Skins Ltd Lucerne, Switzerland

      Andreas

      Karweger

      Advanced Building Skins Ltd Lucerne, Switzerland

    • Carl Maywald, Vector Foiltec, Germany

      Carl

      Maywald

      Vector Foiltec, Germany

      Dieter Moor, ClearVue, Australia

      Dieter

      Moor

      ClearVue, Australia

      Fabian Ochs, University of Innsbruck, Austria

      Fabian

      Ochs

      University of Innsbruck, Austria

      Valentina Puglisi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

      Valentina

      Puglisi

      Politecnico di Milano, Italy

      Christian Renken, CREnergie, Switzerland

      Christian

      Renken

      CREnergie, Switzerland

    • Michiel Ritzen, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

      Michiel

      Ritzen

      Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

      Peter Röthlisberger, Solaxess, Switzerland

      Peter

      Röthlisberger

      Solaxess, Switzerland

      Wolfram Sparber, European Academy, Bolzano, Italy

      Wolfram

      Sparber

      European Academy, Bolzano, Italy

      Mitsuhiro Udagawa, Prof. Emeritus, Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

      Mitsuhiro

      Udagawa

      Prof. Emeritus, Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

      Stephen Wittkopf, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

      Stephen

      Wittkopf

      Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland