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Abstract Submission

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. 

The deadline for submissions of abstracts for the 2019 Symposium has now passed.

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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.


17 September 2018 – Submit 250 (max) word abstract through online form
October 2018 - Selected authors will be advised
December 2018 - Draft manuscripts of full paper, poster or case study due
January 2019 - Authors receive reviewers’ comments
February 2019 - Deadline for completed and finalised submission

Terms and Conditions

If the abstract is accepted you will submit the appropriate material by the designated dates (above) and fully expect to be able to be present in Sheffield on 25-26 April 2019. Please note the Symposium Scientific Committee will allocate submissions to oral or poster sessions prior to requesting a paper/poster and at any stage reserves the right to reject any submission.

Any materials that are submitted for review to be presented at the Technical Symposium must not be published or shared anywhere (including on personal websites) prior to the completion of the Technical Symposium (ie not before 27th April 2019).