Announcement of Conference
The Organising Committee of the 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings is pleased to announce that ICEERB 2018 will be held in Wellington, New Zealand over three days on 19 – 21 November, 2018.
This conference series was initiated in Sendai, Japan in 2000 and has played a significant role in the development of Energy and Environment of Residential Buildings. This is a well-attended conference attracting researchers, industry leaders and academics from Asia, Europe and North America. ICEERB 2018 will adopt an overarching theme of housing sustainability in urban areas.
The conference offers a programme that will not only facilitate exchange on exciting research and developments across a range of fields, but will also support and encourage dialogue with industry and government.
The five sub-themes of the conference are:
• Sustainable neighbourhoods
• Urban planning and regeneration
• Enhancing wellbeing through housing
• Indoor environment
• Energy in residential buildings
We are excited to welcome keynote speakers including Professor Diana Ürge-Vorsatz from the Central European University, Professor Harrison Fraker, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Berkeley University, Professor Li Zhu of the School of Architecture at Tianjin University, China, and Dr Kay Saville-Smith, Director of CRESA and an expert in community and social policy research.
Professor Ürge-Vorsatz is Director at the Centre for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy, Vice Chair of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, member of Academia Europa and Professor and Director of Environmental Sciences and Policy at the Central European University. Her work focuses on integration of climate change mitigation and sustainable development objectives, energy efficient and sustainable buildings, and climate change mitigation in cities.
Professor Harrison Fraker specialises in architecture, passive solar, sustainable design and urban design and is the author of The Hidden Potential of Sustainable Neighbourhoods. Professor Fraker is Chair of the Energy Resources Group based at Berkeley University and is visiting Professor of Sustainable Urban Design at Lund University, Sweden.
Professor Li Zhu is a Professor of Architecture in the Department of Building Technology at Tianjin University in China. She is the President of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sustainable Energy Centre and is the deputy executive director of Tianjin Municipal Energy Research Centre. Her work focuses on low-carbon building design and sustainable energy systems for low-carbon towns.
Dr Kay Saville-Smith MNZM is the director of CRESA and has undertaken extensive research into housing markets, housing demand, retirement villages, accessible housing, sustainable housing, the residential building industry and neighbourhood built environments. She is currently leading the Life When Renting research programme funded by the Ageing Well National Science Challenge
Our website is open for submission of abstracts now.
ICEERB 2018 promises to be an exciting and engaging conference and we hope to see you there.
The Conference programme will be published on this website soon.
Abstracts will be considered from a wide range of themes that address the broad focus of this conference.
The conference is an exciting opportunity to exchange research ideas, to engage with industry and government, and to envision what a sustainable urban future will be for housing.
Visit the Abstract page for submission details.