2018 DE Agenda of the Workshop

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Agenda and Main Topics


Wednesday, 5th December 2018

Time Topic Presenters
09:30-10:00 Arriving, catching up with one another and morning coffee


10:00-11:30

CityGML crash course
Location: TU Delft Library, Blue room/Blauwe zaal (all day long). See venue.

  • Introduction to CityGML
  • UML in a nutshell: reading and understanding class diagrams
  • CityGML modules: Core, Building, CityObjectGroup, Generics



  • G. Agugiaro (TU Delft)
11:30-11:45 Coffee break
11:45-12:45
  • An overview of tools to work with CityGML (with examples)
  • K. Kumar (TU Delft)
12:45-14:00 Lunch break


14:00-15:15

Energy ADE crash course

  • Introduction to the Energy ADE
  • Energy ADE structure and modules
  • A quick mention to the Utility Network ADE


  • G. Agugiaro
15:15-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30
  • An overview of tools to work with the Energy ADE (with examples)
  • K. Kumar


Thursday, 6th December 2018

Time Topic Presenters
09:30-10:00 Arriving, catching up with one another and morning coffee

10:00-12:15

Energy ADE workshop - Organisational meeting
Location: TU Delft Library, Blue room/Blauwe zaal (morning only). See venue.

  • Welcome and greetings from the 3D Geoinformation chair
  • The new delevelopment platform on GitLab
  • Report on the Energy ADE questionnaire
  • Short report on SUMERA project



  • G. Agugiaro, J. Stoter (TU Delft)
  • M. Lauster (RTWH Aachen)
  • J. Benner (KIT)
  • A. Nichersu (EIFER)
12:15-13:15 Lunch break

13:45-15:45

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE EVENT on "Energy & the digital built environment"
Location: TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture, Room F/Zaal F (afternoon). See venue.

  • Welcome, introduction and a (brief) overview of the Energy ADE
  • Building thermal energy simulations supported by the CityGML Energy ADE
  • INSPIRE and CityGML Energy ADE: an example from the CitiEnGov project
  • Bringing together (2D, 3D) GIS, BIM and utility networks: some thoughts on current challenges



  • G. Agugiaro
  • J. Benner (KIT)
  • P. Cipriano (DedaGroup)
  • J. van Gelder (GEONOVUM/Alliander)
15:45-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:30

Knowledge exchange event on "Energy & the digital built environment" (ctd.)

  • Modeling coupled urban systems: Data and computing challenges
  • Minimizing uncertainty in modelling urban building energy using 3D city models and Bayesian inference
  • Co-simulation of multi-commodity energy systems
  • Discussion and conclusions


  • T. Hong (LBNL)
  • C.-K. Wang (TU Delft)
  • A. van der Meer (AMS/TU Delft)
  • All
19:30-23:00 Social dinner for the participants of the Energy ADE workshop at restaurant Boterhuis in the city centre of Delft. (Confirmation to be given on Thursday morning the latest!). Participation is at the participants' own cost.


Friday, 7th December 2018

Time Topic Presenters
09:00-09:30 Arriving, catching up with one another and morning coffee
09:30-11:00

Energy ADE workshop - Technical meeting
Location: TU Delft Library, Blue room/Blauwe zaal (all day long). See venue.

Presentations and discussion

  • Updates on the BuildingZero project
  • Updates on the CityJSON Energy Extension
  • 3D City Database and (Energy) ADE support: welcome 3DCityDB 4.0!





  • A. Gillard (BuildingZero)
  • H. Ledoux (TU Delft)
  • C. Nagel (virtualCitySystems)
11:00-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:45 Presentations and discussion
  • (Inter)National data infrastructure for communicating the energy transition to different stakeholders
  • First experiences using the Energy ADE with the "way2smart" simulation engine: Problems and potentials
  • Making the Energy ADE "energy-friendlier"?
  • Updates from project IntegrCity

  • S. Hettinga (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • S. Schneider (Technikum Wien)
  • P. Wate (HFT Stuttgart)
  • G. Agugiaro (TU Delft)
12:45-13:45 Lunch break
13:45-15:30 Conclusions and next steps
  • Further dissemination
  • Implementation, tests and test data
  • Next Energy ADE workshop?

All (Chairs: G. Agugiaro, J. Benner)