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Call for speakers for ARBS 2016


ARBS seminar program


The deadline to submit abstracts for the ARBS 2016 seminar program is fast approaching with applications closing on 30 November 2015.

ARBS 2016, Australia’s only international air conditioning, refrigeration and building services trade exhibition, invites industry professionals to submit abstracts for the seminar program which is an opportunity to share expertise, innovation and best practice across all sectors of the industry and will run during the exhibition to be held in Melbourne from 17-19 May 2016.

A key component of the exhibition, the seminar program provides leading-edge education and networking for HVAC&R and building services professionals. The call for papers invites submissions in areas such as (but not limited to):

  • Case studies and real-world applications
  • Future technologies
  • Innovation
  • War stories – what went wrong and lessons learnt
  • Hot industry issues
  • Energy efficiency / green design
  • Emerging trends in building design, and the impact for HVAC&R
  • Sustainable applications
  • Regulatory and compliance issues
  • Standards and rating tools
  • Project and facility management
  • Legal and risk management
  • Renewable technologies / geothermal and alternative power


The format can be a seminar, panel session or workshop, between 30 and 90 minutes in duration. Guidelines and submission forms are available for download at, or can be emailed by sending a request to


30 November 2015 – Deadline for abstract applications

21 December 2015 – Provisional acceptance of abstract

1 February 2016 – Deadline for full presentation and speaker biography

21 February 2016 – Applicant notified of acceptance


About Jacob Harris

Jacob Harris

Jacob Harris is a staff writer at Connected Home . When he’s not at work or at home with his family, he can usually be found fly-fishing for trout in local backwaters.

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