Examining the environmental consequences of indoor thermal comfort across the Asia Pacific Free Attendance

Date: 10am – 4pm, 14th December 2015
Location: Deakin University Melbourne City Centre, Level 3, 550 Bourke Street, Melbourne

This one-day workshop addresses the future of thermal comfort and the environmental consequences surrounding the rapid uptake of air conditioning across Australia, Asia and the Middle East. As part of an ARC Discovery international collaboration, speakers will debate the future of thermal comfort and discuss how we might promote alternative comfort practices that reduce the carbon footprint of our built environment. The workshop will also officially launch the project’s online knowledge platform (this website) – comfortfutures.com.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Tim Winter – Research Chair of Cultural Heritage, Deakin University

  • Jiat-Hwee Chang – Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore

  • Donald McNeill - Professor of Urban & Cultural Geography, Western Sydney University

  • Yolande Strengers – Senior Research Fellow, Centre of Urban Research, RMIT

 

Please register at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/comfort-futures-workshop-tickets-19564619303