VIPA International Conference & General Assembly 2024

VIPA International is happy to announce our upcoming Annual Conference and General Assembly in Berlin taking place from 11 – 12 April 2024. 

This year, we are excited to open our doors to non-members and welcome stakeholders interested in vacuum insulation panels. Get ready to delve into the latest developments, cutting-edge science, policy insights and discover more about VIPA International. We invite you to join us, along with our members and speakers, for an insightful conference on 11 April 2024 at the heart of Berlin.   

We promise unique networking opportunities with like-minded individuals from across the globe. 

Practical details: 

  • Date: 11 April 2024 (VIPA International Conference) – Open for everyone
  • Date: 12 April 2024 (VIPA International General Assembly) – Members only
  • Location: Pullman Berlin Schweizerhof, Budapester Strasse 25, 10787 Berlin, Germany

The draft programme:

  • Introduction to VIPA International Sebastian Baars, VIPA President
  • Key provisions in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive recast, Speaker Rutger Broer, BPIE
  • Q&A moderated by Sebastian Baars
  • CPR Acquis Process & new CPR, Speaker Sebastian Wienen, DIN
  • A Novel Approach to Predict Climate-Specific Long-Term Thermal
    Performance of Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs), Speaker Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya, University of Victoria
  • New Studies – LCA on VIPs, Speaker Harjit Singh, Brunel University
  • Utilization of by-products for VIP cores production, Speaker Jiri Zach, Brno University
  • Wrap up and closing with Sebastian Baars & VIPA International Secretariat

If you have any questions, ideas for presentations or would like to know more, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 


We hope to see you there!