Welcome to DHC2018

The 16th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling is the world’s gathering place for district heating and cooling experts from academia and industry. It is where new networks are built and newest knowledge is shared: in the event halls, in and around sessions, along with the industry tour and in various special events. The 16th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling focus on solutions, innovations and best-practice examples that make district energy a cornerstone of a sustainable energy future. 

DHC2018 News

Presentation slots increased
Due to high demand, we expanded our program!

Early bird discount until May 31st.
Save 100 euros on your registration fee by booking NOW

Abstract reviewing completed!
Congratulations for those who are selected for oral/poster presentations. 
The abstract selection was a single-blind and a two-phase procedure. The submitters could gain points from 0 to 5 of per review. Thus, best abstracts got 10 points. We selected the abstracts according to the highest scores. Higher scores were assigned to oral presentation, lower scores were assigned to poster presentation. The achieved scores will not be communicated.

All accepted papers will be published in Energy Procedia.
Please check "Instructions for Paper" page under "Conference" for more details.

Research Topics for DHC2018:

1. Urban energy systems, planning and development 

2. Resource efficiency and environmental performance 

3. Key elements in District Heating and Cooling systems

4. Sector coupling / hybrid energy networks and digitalization

5. Policy and regulation

6. Customer relations and market issues 

7. Open Arena, flexibility and District Heating and Cooling 

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