Call for Papers:

16th Advanced Building Skins Conference & Expo
21-22 October 2021, Bern, Switzerland

We are inviting you to present a paper on a topic falling within the scope of the conference, see list of topics.

How to Submit a Paper - Deadline 20 April

  • Proposals should be sharply focused and avoid an introduction to the topic or a description of your organization.
  • Proposals should include the following information:

    • paper title plus 3 bullet points
    • author’s and co-author’s names
    • phone number, email address and postal address
    • synopsis (3,000 characters) with 6 keywords

  • Bullet points are 30-50 characters long, see the samples of appropriate bullet points; do not use words like Introduction, Results or Conclusions as bullet points.
  • Submit your proposal by 20 April via our submission page.

Application Review

The Conference Committee will review your proposal and you will be notified by 10 May regarding the status of your submission.

Registration Fee

  • Speakers must register for the conference by 31 May to qualify for a reduced conference fee of €580 EUR (regular fee is €680)
  • Price includes: lunches, the publication of manuscripts in the conference documentation
  • Live-stream of the presentation on the Internet
  • Full papers received by 31 August will be included in the conference documentation.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for proposal submission:
  • Registration deadline for speakers:
  • Submission deadline for full manuscripts:
  • Deadline for PowerPoint presentations:
  • 16th Conference on Advanced Building Skins:

20 April 2021
31 May 2021
31 August 2021
30 September 2021
21-22 October 2021

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