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INTERACTIVE SESSIONS & WORKSHOPS
CLIMA 2022 

CLIMA 2022 is set to be a conference completely dedicated to sharing knowledge, inspiration and motivation. Sharing knowledge to face the challenges ahead, inspiration to think outside the box and come up with innovative solutions and motivation to step up and work together to make that difference.

As a conference attendant you will be challenged to think out of the box and to look beyond the regular frontiers. The conference will offer you ample possibilities to be inspired, to exchange ideas, to better get to know people you know already and to meet new people.

 

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Seminar | “Towards Smart Ventilation” in Mid-sized buildings

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Monday May 23
Time 10:30 – 12:30
Theme Energy
Location Dock 12

This interactive session is a seminar/webinar chaired by Hilde Breesch, and co-chaired by Jelle Laverge, Ivan Verhaert, Douaa Al Assaad, Twan Van Hooff. It is an outcome of the collaborative work of the Flemish VLAIO Flux50 strategic basic research (SBO) project “Towards Smart Ventilation in mid-…

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Workshop | Safety in Indoor Settings

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Monday May 23
Time 10:30 – 12:30
Theme Health & Comfort
Location Dock 15

With a focus on Safety in Indoor Settings during or after pandemics, the Halton Workshop introduces new research initiatives and solutions designed for improving occupants’ Safety, Health and Comfort in hospitals, offices, and restaurants and for addressing the challenges with upgrading or design…

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Workshop | Digital transformation facilitating building performance convergence and enabling operational rating

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Wednesday May 25
Time 11:00 – 12:30
Theme Digitization
Location Rotterdam C

The main scope is to raise awareness/promote, collect feedback and explore use cases on the U-CERT digital tools while also presenting the overall contribution of U-CERT in the evolution process of Building Performance Assessment and Certification at both EU and national level. The content will b…

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Workshop | The Future of HVAC as a Service

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Wednesday May 25
Time 11:00 – 12:30
Theme Digitization
Location Dock 15

This workshop will deep dive into the potential future of the HVAC industry when it comes to sustainable, shared and digitalized solutions and will allow participants to open our minds to what that future could look like through the unique, collected lens of experts from across the industry. We w…

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Workshop | Efficiency beyond the building: the leverage of advanced HVAC control systems in the management of Energy Communities

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Wednesday May 25
Time 11:00 – 12:30
Theme Digitization
Location Dock 6

The workshop will introduce the principle of operation of Artificial Intelligence-based advanced BACS and focus on how these algorithms can be exploited to reach optimal performance of the HVAC systems with respect to different objective functions, ranging from occupants’ comfort requests to comm…

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Seminar | Education & Learning in the HVAC sector: what’s next? Session 2: shaping the future: blue print for professional continuous education

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Tuesday May 24
Time 11:00 – 12:30
Theme Learning & Education
Location Dock 6

The workshop with two sessions of 60 min will take place as part of the Clima 2022 conference in Rotterdam. The results of the workshop will be compiled in a white paper addressing the question: “How to accelerate continuous professional development in the European HVAC sector?”. The two sessions…

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Discussion forum | Accounting for occupants in building design and operation

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Tuesday May 24
Time 11:00 – 12:30
Theme Health & Comfort
Location Dock 11

Literature shows that occupant-building interactions impact building performance and are often a result of occupants’ dissatisfaction with indoor environmental quality. However, occupants seem to be only limitedly considered during building design and operation. Obviously, there is a signif…

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Workshop | CEN-CE scheme roll-out: harmonised training and certification of experts on EPB standards

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Tuesday May 24
Time 11:00 – 12:30
Theme Learning & Education
Location Dock 15

Maintaining a constant exchange of information will be needed between universities, manufacturers, policy makers and practitioners (designers, installers, operators, auditors) to guarantee the feedback loop is closed and all lessons learned captured, while taking into consideration the sector&#82…

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Course | Masterclass circularity

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Wednesday May 25
Time 11:00 – 12:30
Theme Circularity
Location Rotterdam A

Georg Fischer has prepared a compelling business case study which addresses different parts of the circular value chain. This business case scrutinizes the potential of taking products back at the end of their life cycle, repurposing and giving them a second life. There are manifold interesting c…

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Seminar | Nearly Zero Energy Hospitals

Workshop & Interactive session
Date Monday May 23
Time 11:30 – 12:30
Theme Energy
Location Rotterdam A

NZ hospital is a challenging goal. Design, construction, operation, ongoing maintenance and regular refurbishments of NZ  hospitals will require creativity and innovation, high quality thinking, excellence in construction and validation, and operational excellence. And whilst a new NZ might provi…

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  • CLIMA workshops
    CLIMA workshops are interactive sessions organised by international academic expert groups (Task Forces), European research projects and supporter companies discussing various scientific and technology topics. The 1.5 hours sessions feature short presentations from key academic and industry expert followed by at least half an hour discussion or other interactive group work.
  • Interactive sessions
    These 1 hour sessions belong to the scientific part of the congress and as such, went through a review process. Abstracts submission for Interactive sessions is closed.

    • Discussion forums – highly interactive sessions. At least 50 % of the time involves attendee interaction. Forums are discussion sessions among experts on trending topics, based for example on propositions or two different opinions. Forum can be organized offline or online and will take 1 hour.
    • Seminars (webinars) – thematic, more scientific oriented sessions with room for discussion. The session starts with prepared presentations on a specific topic which do not have to be connected to any submitted paper. Significant time of the seminar should be left for the discussion and Q&A. Seminars which will be organized online are called Webinars. Seminars and webinars have the same rules/set-up and duration of 1 hour.
    • Courses – the focus is more on practical learning and demonstration given by experts, such as new methods or software.