RCI Inc. is now accepting abstracts for papers to be presented at the RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium. The symposium will take place September 13-14, 2018, at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale in Mississauga, Ontario.
Abstracts of each paper (200 words) should be received at RCI headquarters by April 13, 2018. The RCI Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium Committee will review abstracts, and authors will be notified regarding acceptance of abstracts by April 20, 2018. If accepted, papers should be received by May 25, 2018, for peer review.
Potential authors should contact Tina Hughes at RCI headquarters via email at thughes@rci-online.org for a copy of the Abstract Submittal Form and RCI Guidelines for Presentations, complete directions on formatting, and acceptable formats for abstracts and papers. A topic description must be provided addressing the speaker’s subject knowledge and the level of knowledge that will be presented to the attendee (i.e., beginner, intermediate or advanced). Six RCI CEHs will be granted for an accepted paper. Additionally, presenters will earn triple credit for the length of the program (one presentation hour yields three CEHs).
Suggested topics include:
Innovative Technologies & Practices
Façade Systems & Technologies
Unique Façade Design Solutions
The Building Envelope as a Design Statement
Energy Conservation Design
Designing Façades That Will Improve Indoor Air Quality
Economics & Life Cycle Analysis
Panelized Stone or Masonry Systems
Sealants – Design & Selection / Appropriate Specifications/Quality Assurance
Hygrothermal Analysis in Façade Designs
Façades Designed to Achieve Sustainability
Unique Detail Design Work
Curtainwalls
Double-Wall Façades
Roofing
Brick Masonry
Stone Masonry
Waterproofing
Stucco
EIFS
Metal Wall Panels
Air-Barrier Systems
Testing Wall Systems
Construction Processes
For more information, download the 2018 RCI CBES Call for Abstracts PDF and visit http://rci-online.org.
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