From August 24-30, 2019, Montreal (Canada) will host the 25th International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2019) of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR).
With over 900 technical presentations expected, plenary speaker Gaétan Lantagne, Director of strategic and cross-functional projects at Hydro-Québec Research Institute, will launch the congress technical programme which will include 16 keynote presentations, 10 industry focused workshops, 10 IIR Working Group meetings, 4 IIR collaborative-Commission meetings, 4 technical tours and numerous social events.
A selection of scientific awards and prizes, including the IIR Best Student Paper Competition, will also be presented during the congress allowing the IIR to pay tribute to those who have made a noteworthy contribution to the scientific community over the past few years.
Open to students up to Master’s level, the IIR Best Student Paper Competition will be an opportunity to bring to the limelight the work achieved by today’s future talents and will also help to emphasise the importance mentoring and role models can have in the HVACR sector.
Call for submissions to the IIR Best Student Paper Competition ends February 1st.
The 25th Congress in the series has already received backing from national establishments such as Canada GeoExchange Coalition, Fonds de recherche du Québec and Hydro-Québec Research Institute.
Key international players including ASHRAE, Cemafroid, Frascold, Honeywell, IEA Heat Pump Centre, REHVA and Shecco have also confirmed their support of the event.
Call for Sponsors and Exhibitors are still open. Reserve your tailored space at http://icr2019.org/sponsors-exhibitors/sponsorship-opportunities/.
For more information on the 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, visit http://icr2019.org/.
Congress registration will open soon. IIR members benefit from a discount on registration equalling up to a one-year individual membership fee. To find out more or to become a member today, visit www.iifiir.org.
The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is an independent intergovernmental science and technology based organisation promoting refrigeration knowledge and associated technologies that improve quality of life in a cost-effective and environmentally sustainable manner including:
- Food quality and safety from farm to consumer
- Comfort in homes and commercial buildings
- Health products and services
- Low temperature technology and liquefied gas technology
- Energy efficiency
- Use of non-ozone depleting and low global warming refrigerants in a safe manner.
For more information visit www.iifiir.org