Schedule of Events

Schedule is subject to change.
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September 9 & 10: Pre-Conference Workshops
2-day training or 2-day workshop:
September 9-10:8 am – 5 pm PHIUS+ Rater’s Training (apply & register separate from conference) OR WUFI Passive/Plus Dynamic
1-day workshops:
September 9:8 am – 5 pm WUFI Passive: static passive house verification basics OR WUFI Passive: Advanced Modeling for Multifamily
1/2-day workshops:
September 9:8 am – noon FREE WORKSHOP: Introduction to PHIUS Certification Programs
September 9:1 – 5 pm HVAC for Commercial & Multifamily Passive Projects
September 10:8 am – noon Multifamily Hootenanny Part 1 OR Passive Building Science Fundamentals & Ventilation for Multifamily Passive Buildings OR Design Optimization: Practical Strategies and Exercises for Heating-Dominated Climates
September 10:1 – 5 pm Multifamily Hootenanny Part 2 OR Hot Water Systems for Multifamily Passive House Designs OR Passive Houses and Renewables: designing for positive energy

September 10:
6:00 – 9:30 pm CPHC Exam
September 10-12: Exhibit Hall
Thursday, September 10: 5:30 -8:30 pm Evening Event: Poster Awards Session & Exhibit Hall Grand Opening & Reception
Friday, September 11: 8 am – 8 pm Open
Saturday, September 12: 8 am – 4 pm Open
September 11-12: Core Conference
Friday, September 11: Subject to change
7:30 – 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am – 10:00 am Opening Plenary — Welcome + Keynote:
8:40 am – 9:10 am Welcome to Chicago: Dirk Lohan, Principal, Lohan Anderson
9:10 am – 10:00 am Keynote: Katherine Swenson, Vice President, National Design Initiatives for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee break
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Breakout sessions: 4 tracks
12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch & Exhibit Hall open + special lunch session – TBA
2:00 – 4:00 pm Breakout sessions: 4 tracks
3:30 – 4:00 pm Coffee break
4:30 – 6:30 pm Breakout sessions: 4 tracks
6:30 – 8:00 pm Evening Event: Reception & Finger foods in Exhibit hall
Saturday, September 12: Subject to change
7:00 – 8:00 am Registration & Breakfast
8:00 – 8:45 am Day 2 Plenary: Dr. Hartwig Künzel, Fraunhofer IBP
8:50 – 10:10 am Breakout sessions: 4 tracks
10:10 – 10:30 am Coffee break
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Breakout sessions: 4 tracks
12:30 – 2:00 pm Lunch & Exhibit Hall open + special lunch session – TBA
2:00 – 4:00 pm Breakout sessions: 4 tracks
4:00 – 4:15 pm Coffee Break
4:15 – 5:00 pm Closing Plenary: Sam Rashkin, U.S. D.o.E
7:00 – 10:00 pm Evening Event: Chicago Architecture Tour & Social on the Chicago River & Lake Michigan (requires separate registration – coming soon!)
September 13: Passive Projects Tour** 
8:15 am Passive Project Tour Bus loading in front of the West Tower of the Hyatt Regency Chicago
8:30 am Tour departs from the Hyatt Regency Chicago
Lunch Will be provided
~ 4:00 pm Return to hotel

**The Passive Project Tour is sold out. Please email conference@passivehouse.us to be added to the waiting list. With enough interest, we will schedule a second tour bus.