Presenter Resources

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The North American Passive House Conference is the leading passive building conference for climate-specific zero energy design, construction, and building science expertise.

Congratulations on being selected to present at the 14th Annual North American Passive House Conference in Washington, DC! Thank you for your paper and presentation proposal. You will be assigned a presentation slot as soon as we have received your registration. We also ask that you expand your abstract into a 5 – 6 page paper to be published in the Conference Proceedings publication. (Please use this paper template (download .docx) when submitting your final draft. Here is a sample paper for reference.)

Once you’ve committed to presenting, please check the Core Conference schedule (coming soon) or Pre-Conference Workshop schedule (coming soon) for your presentation time. Exact schedule will be available after the Aug 9 RSVP deadline.



Late June

Notification of Paper Acceptance + Invitation to Present

If accepted, you are invited to expand your abstract/findings into a 5 – 6 page paper, and present those findings/information during the Core Conference days of the 14th Annual North American Passive House Conference (December
6 – 7). Your final paper will be published in the 2019 Conference Proceedings.

Aug 9

Deadline to RSVP + Register to confirm your intent to submit a paper & present at NAPHC19

One (1) Presenter discount-rate Core Conference registration granted per accepted abstract.

Additional (2nd) presenter offered PHAUS Member discount-rate Core Conference registration (if applicable).

All presenters are eligible to register for Pre-Conference Workshops and the Passive Projects Tour at the PHAUS Member rate.

September 13

Initial draft of paper due for PHIUS review

(Download Paper template)

(Sample paper for reference)

October 11

PHIUS returns comments

November 8

Final Paper due for inclusion in Conference Proceedings Publication (Download Paper template)

Accepted format: Word (.doc/.docx), do not submit PDFs

Limit inclusion of Images/Graphics/Diagrams; papers will be printed black/white

Page limit: 5 – 6 pages (11 pt Times), limit includes graphics

November 18

Presentation slides due for review

PHIUS will arrange for CPHC®, AIA & other learning credits & will supply CPHC/AIA required intro/conclusion slides on location. Per AIA requirements, logos may only appear on the first and last slide of your presentation.

December 4 – 8

Present at 14th Annual North American Passive House Conference

Workshop dates: December 4 – 5

Core Conference/Presentation dates:
December 6 – 7

(Tour: December 8)



Payment requested within 2-weeks of invoicing

Conference presenter registration cancellations made by September 27, 2019 to will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be issued after September 27, 2019. All cancellations forfeit their presentation slot in the Core Conference schedule.