Research Track

Present your research at the upcoming conference

With the IGSHPA Technical/Research Conference and Expo entering its 29th year, and with recent conferences averaging over 400 participants, this is the conference to bring you up-to-date on the latest in the ground-source heat pump industry. You can be a part of this tradition by presenting your research at the upcoming conference. In addition to presenting your research, you will be able to see the state-of-the-art technology and network with other experts and industry leaders.

Denver, Colorado, Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center March 14-16, 2017

The International Ground Source Heat Pump Association is pleased to announce the IGSHPA Technical/Research Conference will take place in Denver, Colorado on March 14-16, 2017. For the first time, peer-reviewed research papers will be presented at the conference in a special research track. After the conference, these papers will be published in freely-accessible electronic proceedings that will be available on the IGSHPA website.

Papers are invited that cover research in any topic related to ground-source heat pump (GSHP) systems and ground heat exchangers (GHE).

  • Abstracts due: April 15, 2016
  • Abstract reviews finished and authors notified: May 31, 2016
  • Papers due: September 1, 2016
  • Paper reviews complete and authors notified: December 1, 2016

Abstract guidelines
Abstracts should be submitted by April 15, 2016, as a one-page PDF containing the following:

  • Title
  • For each author: Author name, Institution, email-address on one line
  • Abstract text (500 word maximum)

Abstract template/example

Please go to EasyChair to submit your abstract. If you don't already have an account, you will have to set one up before you submit your abstract.

Paper submission guidelines and the paper template are now available. Login to your Easy Chair account to submit your paper. Once you are logged in, select your submission number from the “My Submissions” tab on the top banner. Then click “Update file” to submit your paper for the committee.

Proceedings of the conference will be published electronically and will be freely available from the IGSHPA website.

If you have questions or problems with abstract or paper submission, please contactErin Portman. If you have questions about paper content, review procedures, or the scope of the conference, please contactProf. Spitler.