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Authors' Guidance

The CIBSE Technical Symposium provides a unique opportunity to share key insights from your research and present best practice case studies to a well informed and engaged audience. 

As a commissioned author you will also benefit from:

  • Your paper or case study being peer reviewed.
  • Your paper or case study published on the CIBSE Knowledge Portal visited by over 13,000 visitors a month.
  • The chance to present, share ideas and network with over 100 key decision makers, practitioners, academics, manufacturers and end-users involved in the built environment.
  • The opportunity to be chosen by the Technical Symposium Committee for publication in the Building Services Engineering Research and Technology Journal (BSERT).
  • The prospect of being featured in the CIBSE Journal which is distributed to over 19,000 subscribers from the building services engineering profession.
  • Valuable publicity to over 21,000 CIBSE members.

The call for abstracts has now closed


11 September 2017 – Submit 250 (max) word abstract
October 2017 - Selected authors will be advised
4 December 2017 - Draft manuscripts of full paper, poster or case study due
January 2018 - Authors receive reviewers’ comments
15 February 2018 - Deadline for completed and finalised submission
12 March 2018 - Deadline for submission of slides for full (paper/case study) presentations

Authors' Guidance