The Beijing International Building Technology conference successfully concluded its 2015 edition on May 13 at the Rosedale Hotel & Suites in Beijing. The half-day conference was focused on the theme of “China Green Building and Energy-Saving Technology,” and gathered speakers from government authorities, industry organizations, institutes, and corporations under one roof. Industry hot-button topics such as green building policies, cutting edge lighting design, as well as HVAC technology, were discussed during the event and well-received by more than 100 attendees from different sectors.

First-time speaker, Yuan Ling, deputy head of the ecological planning and green architecture department for the Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University Co. Ltd., shared insights on green housing design under China’s new urbanization drive. He said: “The conference served as an excellent platform for intellectual exchange. I had the chance to network with industry elites, and I really appreciated this invaluable opportunity provided by the organizer. During the sharing, the interaction with the audience was good and overall I think the conference was successful.”

Another speaker, Li Lian Zhong, senior consultant from Danfoss Automatic Controls Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., shared the same sentiments.

“Intelligent technologies is the key developing trend for the HVAC industry, where control systems are designed to be more focused on the integration of information collection, management, and control,” he said. “This conference is so crucial as it provides guidance and facilitates the development of the industry. It was indeed an eye-opening experience, and I am sure the attendees have obtained invaluable and practical information from the event.”

Li Chuan Jun, designer from Visual Art Centre, Academy of Arts and Design of Tsinghua University, attended the conference. He shared: “This was my first time attending and I was particularly interested in the topic related to green housing design under China’s new urbanization drive. As a designer responsible for landscape, garden, and interior design, I noticed the great market potential of green buildings. And I was happy to be here and share my thoughts with experts and industry peers. Overall, I think the event is beneficial and I look forward to the next edition.”

Beijing International Building Technology is the sister show of Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology and Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology.

The fair is organized by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co. Ltd., and is a part of Messe Frankfurt’s building and energy shows, headed by the biennial Light + Building event in Frankfurt, Germany, which will take place March 13-18, 2016. The show also follows a series of light and building technology events worldwide, including:

• Guangzhou Electrical Building Technology/Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, June 9-12, 2015

• BIEL Light + Building Buenos Aires, September 15-19, 2015 

• Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology/Shanghai Smart Home Technology/Shanghai International Lighting Fair, September 23-25, 2015 

• Light Middle East, October 6-8, 2015

• Interlight Moscow powered by Light + Building, November 10-13, 2015 

• LED Expo New Delhi, December 3-5, 2015 

• Beijing International Building Technology, Spring 2016

• LED Expo Mumbai, May 2016

• Light India, October 5-7, 2016

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