18th - 19th September 2007, in Würzburg, Germany
The 8th International Vacuum Insulation Symposium continued
a series of conferences initiated by the former Vacuum Insulation
Association (VIA). The 7th conference was held at EMPA in Switzerland
The Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (ZAE Bayern) in
Würzburg and the University of Würzburg hosted the 8th
International Vacuum Insulation Symposium in September.
Recent years have seen encouraging developments in vacuum insulation
technologies with regard to performance, service-life, cost-effectiveness,
and new applications. The symposium offered informative technical
sessions, exhibits, presentations and networking opportunities in
the field of high-performance thermal insulation systems. The main
topics of the symposium were evacuated opaque insulation, evacuated
window systems and nanoporous materials. The symposium welcomed
manufacturers and users of building components, white goods and
temperature-controlled shipping systems.
The symposium was accompanied by an exhibition and poster presentations.
Participants were invited to an evening dinner on the first day
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