Call for Papers / Abstracts

Call for Papers / Abstracts

HomeBond is the proud host of the International Housing and Home Warranty Conference (IHHWC) in Dublin 2020, partnering with the International Housing and Home Warranty Association (IHHWA) , the International Housing Association (IHA) and Technological University (TU) Dublin. IHHWA & IHA members include representatives of warranty & insurance providers and house building industry organizations from around the world who have a common goal to promote building standards, consumer protection and address common issues related to housing and home building at national and international level. The IHHWC provides a forum to establish contact and build international relationships, collaborate with experts and decision makers and share market and business intelligence.

We are happy to announce the Call for Papers for IHHWC:DUBLIN 2020 to be held at CROKE PARK, from 20 – 25 September 2020. The main theme is, ‘Building Homes for Tomorrow’ and we invite submissions related (but not limited) to the listed Themes/Sub-themes.

Important Dates

  • Submission of Abstracts: 23:59hrs GMT, Friday 28th February 2020
  • Notification of acceptance of Abstracts: 23:59hrs GMT, Friday 20th March 2020
  • Submission of full Papers* : 23:59hrs GMT, Friday 15th May 2020
  • Editorial decision on full Papers* : 23:59hrs GMT, Friday 12th June 2020
  • Submission of final Papers* : 23:59hrs GMT, Friday 10th July 2020

* Including Posters / Presentations

  • Early Bird Registration Closes: 12th June 2020
  • Regular Registration: 13th June – 19th September 2020
  • On-site: 20th – 23rd September 2020

Please note: You may submit an Abstract for review before you have paid the conference registration fee. If your Abstract is successful the Presenting Author will be required to register for the conference by 12th June 2020.

Guidelines

The Call for Papers Guidelines document will be available to download here shortly.

Submissions

At IHHWC 2020, we will present Best Paper Awards (Academic & Non-Academic) in various categories, and Best Student Paper Awards & Best Student Poster Awards. These awards will be judged by the Awards Committee which will consist of a group of International & National experts.

Academic Submissions
There will be a maximum of 2 no. parallel Academic Sessions across the 3 no. business days. Those submitting Abstracts that cannot be accommodated will be informed promptly and offered the alternative of an Infographic Poster presentation. We particularly welcome Abstracts from postgraduate students and these will be prioritised however, it would also be great to see contributions from undergraduate students (who may also submit Infographic Posters). Please clearly adhere to the formatting guidelines below and on-line via the EasyChair portal (www.easychair.org).

IHHWA / IHA Submissions (& Others)
There will be 5 no. Plenary Sessions and 3 no. parallel Concurrent Sessions across the 3 no. business days. Those making submissions that cannot be accommodated will be informed promptly and offered the alternative of an Infographic Poster presentation. We particularly welcome all types of submissions from IHHWA / IHA Members and these will be prioritised however, it would also be great to receive Infographic Poster contributions from National / International Agencies, Associations and Regulatory / Representative Bodies who are involved in the residential sector. Please clearly adhere to the formatting guidelines below and on-line via the EasyChair portal (www.easychair.org).

a. Formatting Guidelines for Presentations
b. Formatting Guidelines for Abstracts / Papers
c. EasyChair User Guidelines