Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

OB-21 Symposium

Following the tradition of IEA Annex 79, we invite you to submit and present an original research for OB-21 Symposium. The abstract should be no more than 300-words (with maximum one figure). All submissions will be reviewed, evaluated and selected by the scientific committee. Only oral presentations will occur, not papers.


Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Human building interactions
  • Personalized comfort and building controls
  • Modeling and simulation of occupant behavior based on big data
  • Occupant-centric building controls
  • Integrate occupant modeling into building design process
  • Case studies of occupant-centric modelling, design, and operations
  • Other building occupant-related research

Important Dates

  • Abstracts Deadline: March 10th, 2021
  • Acceptance Notification: March 30th, 2021

Non-presenters are also encouraged to participate in the symposium.

Submit abstracts

The abstract can be submitted by email at Please refer to the abstract template for further guidelines.

Download abstract template (DOC)