7th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain
The IIR conference series on Sustainability and the Cold Chain is recognised as a cutting-edge event on the cold chain which addresses the ever-increasing demand for knowledge-sharing in this essential sector.
This prestigious biennial conference attracts international audiences of researchers and industrialists, providing an opportunity to showcase the latest developments in sustainability, retail refrigeration and the cold chain.
The 7th edition in this IIR conference series, to take place on April 11-13, 2022 in Newcastle (UK), will focus on sharing expertise on the cold chain with developing countries to address key UN sustainable development goals related to hunger, health, energy, education, economic growth, infrastructure, sustainable cities, responsible production (reducing food waste), climate action and partnerships.
The call for abstracts ends October 1, 2021
The conference will be a platform to share expertise on the cold chain with developing countries in order to address key UN sustainable development goals related to hunger, health, energy, education, economic growth, infrastructure, sustainable cities, responsible production (reducing food waste), climate action and partnerships.
Who should attend?
End users, component manufacturers, senior representatives of engineering, marketing and product development, innovation leaders, professors, researchers, teachers, students, system and equipment designers, equipment and system buyers, professional engineers, production and operation managers, and policymakers.
This event will explore topics related to
- Innovation in the cold chain
- Retail refrigeration, technology development and design
- Building a sustainable cold chain in developing nations
Papers will be invited under the topics of
- Storage, transportation and logistics
- Modelling and predictive tools
- Food quality, food safety, reducing food waste
- Pharmaceutical cold chain
- New technologies in design
- Sustainability and reducing climate change in the whole sector
- Innovations in energy supply, management and storage
- The roles and responsibility of the international cooling community
- How consumers are driving a more ethical cold chain
- Energy use, heat recovery and demand reduction
- Sustainable and cost-effective refrigerant options
- Renewable technologies and energy generation
- Reducing the climate impact of refrigerants and refrigerant leakage throughout the cold chain
- Evolving and developing markets
- Carbon footprinting and reducing environmental impact
- Capacity building in developing countries
- Opportunities for collaborative working, funding of innovation and technology transfer
Sponsorship packages are available for companies to raise their profile in this sector and take advantage of the international exposure this event will attract online. Contact us for more information.