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Registration open for ASHRAE Virtual Conference

The cost to attend 92 technical sessions on topics from HVAC/R systems and equipment to zero energy buildings and more is US$99 for ASHRAE members and US$329 for non-members.

May 25, 2020  By Energy Manager Canada


The ASHRAE Annual Conference originally scheduled to run June 27 to July 1 in Austin, Texas has been restructured into a four-day live virtual event with a significantly reduced registration fee.

The cost to attend the 2020 ASHRAE Virtual Conference is US$99 for ASHRAE members (US$329 for non-members, which includes an annual ASHRAE membership) and includes:

  • 12 live technical sessions with live Q&A with presenters
  • an on-demand technical program of some 80 sessions
  • scheduled live video chat sessions with speakers from on-demand sessions
  • downloadable copies of all conference papers
  • ASHRAE Leadership Moments each day from Society leaders
  • virtual networking happy hours

The technical sessions will be available starting June 22, with conference activities and additional live sessions addressing the latest information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic taking place daily starting June 29 and continuing through July 2.

Technical program tracks include:

  • HVAC/R systems and equipment
  • Grid-Interactive efficient built environment
  • Multifamily and residential buildings
  • Zero energy  buildings and communities
  • Resilient buildings and communities

“While we realize that there is no substitute for the special level of interaction that face-to-face conferences provide, we are excited to present this unique format for our members to interact, collaborate and learn,” said 2019-20 ASHRAE President Darryl K. Boyce, P.Eng. “The unprecedented challenges of this year’s pandemic have afforded us a great opportunity to further our reach and level of engagement in a meaningful way to professionals from across the globe.”

2020 ASHRAE Virtual Conference

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