Proposed Invited Sessions

An invited session consists of a presentation session of six to 12 or more papers on a specific conference topic, organised as half or full day mini-conference.

Details of proposed invited sessions are shown below.



IS01: Design and Assessment of the Built & Natural Environment for Societal Health & Well-being
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Chair:
Dr John Littlewood
Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
jlittlewood@cardiffmet.ac.uk
Co-Chaired by
Dr Boris Ceranic
University of Derby, UK
b.ceranic@derby.ac.uk
Co-Chaired by
Prof. George Karani
Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
gkarani@cardiffmet.ac.uk

IS02: Low-energy space cooling and ventilation: environmental, resilient and technological aspects
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Chair:
Assist. Prof. Giacomo Chiesa
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Giacomo.chiesa@polito.it

IS03: Sustainable retrofit of existing and historic buildings
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Chair:
Dr. Elisa Di Giuseppe
Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
e.digiuseppe@univpm.it

IS04: Technologies for Renewable Energy
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Chair:
Dr Nader Anani
University of Chichester, UK
n.anani@chi.ac.uk

IS05: Building integrated photovoltaic technology solutions for future zero energy buildings
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Chair:
Prof. Wilfried van Sark
Utrecht University, Netherlands
w.g.j.h.m.vansark@uu.nl
Co-Chaired by
Prof. George Georghiou
University of Cyprus, Cyprus
geg@ucy.ac.cy
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Hubert Fechner
Fachhochschule Technikum Wien, Austria
hubert.fechner@technikum-wien.at

IS06: People energy use in buildings
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Chair:
Prof. Francesco Causone
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
francesco.causone@polimi.it
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Eugenio Morello
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
eugenio.morello@polimi.it

IS07: Urban form and microclimate: energy efficiency of the compact city
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Chair:
Dr. Michele Morganti
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
michele.morganti@uniroma1.it

IS08: Low-impact strategies and solutions in design and construction of the built environment
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Chair:
Dr. Mahmood Alam
University of Brighton, UK
M.Alam@brighton.ac.uk
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Poorang Piroozfar
University of Brighton, UK
A.E.Piroozfar@brighton.ac.uk
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Akos Lakatos
University of Debrecen, Hungary
alakatos@eng.unideb.hu

IS09: Mitigation technologies to counter climate change and urban heat island effect and to improve comfort in urban environment
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Chair:
Prof. Antonio Gagliano
University of Catania, Italy
agagliano@dii.unict.it
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Stefano Cascone
University of Catania, Italy
stefano.cascone@unict.it
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Francesco Nocera
University of Catania, Italy
francesco.nocera@unict.it
Co-Chaired by
Prof. Gaetano Antonio Sciuto
University of Catania, Italy
gsciuto@dau.unict.it

IS10: Climate Changes Impact on the durability and on the energy efficiency of buildings
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Chair:
Prof. Fernanda Rodrigues
University of Aveiro, Portugal
mfrodrigues@ua.pt
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Fabiana Silvero Prieto
University of Aveiro, Portugal
fabisilvero90@gmail.com
Co-Chaired by
Dr. Pablo Benitez Mongelos
University of Aveiro, Portugal
pablo.benitez@ua.pt

IS11: Diversifying Building Performance Evaluation – Revealing obscured and emerging issues
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Chair:
Dr Magdalena Baborska-Narozny
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (WUST), Poland
magdalena.baborska-narozny@pwr.edu.pl
Co-Chaired by
Dr Sonja Dragojlovic-Oliveira
University of West England, UK
sonja.dragojlovic-oliveira@uwe.ac.uk

IS12: Utilisation of marginal natural, industrial and agricultural waste and by-product materials in building and construction
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Chair:
Prof. John Kinuthia
University of South Wales, UK
john.kinuthia@southwales.ac.uk