Three kinds of contributions are foreseen:

  • Research Papers,
  • Case Studies from successful projects, and
  • Panel Discussions on simulation key issues.

For Research Papers there are two possible forms of presentations:

  • full oral presentation, or
  • short oral presentation + poster.

Case Studies and Panel Discussions will not require the submission of a paper but only the submission of a presentation.

All Research Papers will be double-blind peer-reviewed and published in the Conference Proceedings, regardless the form of presentation (full oral presentation or short oral presentation + poster)

IBPSA Conference Proceedings are indexed on Scopus.
Some papers will be selected for submitting an extended version on Special Issues in indexed journals.

Instructions for submission

Full oral presentation: the total length of the research papers full oral presentation is 15 minutes, including 12 minutes of paper presentation and 3 minutes for questions and discussion.

Short oral presentation + poster: this format will allow the authors to introduce in a presentation of 3 minutes their work and then discuss it at the poster display.

Case studies: the total length of the case studies presentation is 10 minutes, including 8 minutes of presentation and 2 minutes for questions and discussion.


  • Presenting authors are warmly invited to use the templates available on the website for the preparation of their presentations and posters.
  • Research papers will be included in the proceedings without distinction between full and short oral presentations. Nonetheless, keep in mind that only papers fully in compliance with the format template instructions will be included in the proceedings. The Conference Secretariat will not perform any editing to bring the uploaded paper(s) in line with the template instructions. If you think that your paper is not fully in compliance with the format template instructions, feel free to send us an updated version.

Presentation Template

Download Power Point Template for the BS2019 Presentations

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Poster Template

Download Power Point Template for the BS2019 Posters

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Research Paper Submission Guidelines

How to submit a Research Paper to the BS 2019 Rome Conference



Research Paper Templates

Manuscript format must strictly adhere to the format specified in the attached templates


Abstract Submission Guidelines

How to submit an abstract to the Building Simulation 2019 Rome Conference

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All authors can access the BS 2019 ConfTool platform at the following link:

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Start:
May 8th, 2018

Abstract Submission Deadline:
August 31st, 2018

Abstract Acceptance Notification:
November 16th, 2018

Research Paper Submission Start:
November 26th, 2018 

Research Paper Submission Deadline:
February 1st, 2019

Research Paper Review Notification:
April 15th, 2019

Revised Paper Submission Deadline:
April 30th, 2019

Research Paper Acceptance Notification:
May 25th, 2019 

Accepted Research Papers Final Manuscript Deadline:
June 30th, 2019


Registration Start:
December, 2018

Early Registration Deadline:
May 31st, 2019

Registration Close:
August 21th, 2019