The 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development in Building and Environment (SuDBE)
Time: October 25-27, 2013      Location: Chongqing               

Participants:: more than 400 people


On October 25, 2013, the 6th International Conference on Building and Environmental Sustainability of Chongqing University, the 3rd “Green Building Alliance Conference in Hot Summer and Cold Winter Region”, the 2nd “International Conference on Sustainable Urban Development of Chongqing University”  and the inaugural meeting of the "International Green Campus Alliance" was grandly opened in Chongqing. More than 40 experts and representatives from nearly 20 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, Ireland, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Denmark, Portugal, New Zealand, Serbia, Egypt, South Africa, South Korea and Hong Kong, and experts and scholars from 30 universities in China and more than 10 institutes,and leaders of the provincial and municipal construction departments of the Green Building Alliance in the hot summer and cold regions, and representatives of well-known enterprises in the construction field attended the meeting.




At the opening ceremony, Han Aixing, deputy director of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, gave a keynote speech entitled “Sino-German Cooperation “Passive Room Ultra-Low Energy Green Building Research and Demonstration””; Professor Wang Youwei, Chairman of China Green Building Committee, introduced several issues in the development of green buildings of China; Professor Chimay Anumba, a member of the Royal Academy of Engineering, gave a keynote speech entitled “Support for Energy-Efficient Renovation of Information Technology Buildings”. Professor Peter Head, a member of the Royal Academy of Engineering, gave a lecture entitled “ creating an ecological civilization through cities and buildings planning and designing ”.During the meeting, the signing ceremony of the joint training and scientific research cooperation agreement between Chongqing University and the University of Cincinnati was successfully held, and a joint meeting of cooperation units of the National Joint Research Center for Low Carbon Green Buildings was successfully held. In addition, several internationally renowned experts and scholars also came to Chongqing University to give eight lectures in the related fields for teachers and students of the building environment and energy application engineering, so that the teachers and students enjoyed a professional feast. So far, the 6th International Conference on Building and Environmental Sustainability came to an end in Chongqing.





The conference set up five sub-forums: “Sustainable Building Environment”, “Ecological Environment”, “Green Eco-city Construction”, “Green Renovation of Existing Buildings” and “Green Building Technology”; Three special sessions :Joint meeting of cooperation units of the National Joint Research Center for Low Carbon Green Buildings, the Hot Summer and Cold Winter Regional Alliance Conference, and the International Green Campus Alliance Conference ;Four technical paper seminars :the Sustainable Building Environment, Green Building, Urban Planning and Building Management, and Ecological environment .The conference has received about 200 high-level academic papers at home and abroad, and more than 80 domestic and foreign experts delivered special speeches.  This conference not only provided a high-level international academic exchange platform for the participating experts and scholars, but also deepened international cooperation, further promoted the promotion and implementation of the theory and technology of sustainable development of architecture and environment in China, and also  provided a learning opportunity for teachers and students in related majors of Chongqing University ,which has great significance for improving research capabilities and cultivating innovative talents with an international perspective.