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Call for Papers - Building Simulation 2021 Conference

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Building Simulation 2021 Conference

BS2021 - Creating Impact


We aim at creating impact by translating research results into practice. Bridging the gap between academics and practitioners is key. Special focus on day one, impact day, where research and practice will intensively interact. We want to bring together a mix of academics, R&D people, practitioners and policy makers. Keywords are: impact, valorization, to reach out, to bridge with industry and to reverberate.


Get ready, team up with practice and research on a path towards a real impact with building energy simulation.


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In order to submit your abstract, please create an account via the button below.


Please note that the user accounts of BS2019 were not transferred.  All users will have to create a new account for this event.


Once you have created an account, simply log in to your account to submit a contribution, access your submitted contributions or to make any changes to your submission. You can make changes until July 15, 2020, the submission deadline.



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Abstract submission Guidelines


Please click on the button below to download the guidelines for abstract submission for BS 2021.


Abstract Guidelines



Main themes


At Building Simulation 2021, we want to bring together the interests of academics and practitioners in a stimulating technical program. We therefore focus on the application of the latest scientific developments at the frontier of the societal challenges in the built environment.


The main theme of the conference is the use of building performance simulation in:


  1. Practice and industry related case studies
  2. Ensuring high quality building simulations                
  3. Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
  4. Climate change and bioclimatic design
  5. Improving indoor environmental quality
  6. The role of occupants
  7. Historical and heritage buildings

Conference chairs

  • Lieve Helsen, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Wim Boydens, Boydens engineering, Belgium


Scientific chairs

  • Jelle Laverge, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Dirk Saelens, KU Leuven, Belgium


Future chairs Future chairs

  • Elisa Van Kenhove, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Friedl Decock, Daidalos Peutz, Belgium