19th European Conference

WORKING WITH THE MAJOR EXPERTS TOWARDS
“THE FUTURE OF REFRIGERATION”

Hybrid event:

on-line and on-site
at Polytechnic University of Milan
De Donato Room

10-11 June 2021

The Latest Technologies in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

The Cold Chain for Vaccines, Environment, Energy, Training, Certification, Legislation, Standards, Safety

Under the auspices of the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition

In Association with Global Leading Researchers and Experts from:

  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
  • European Commission DG Clima
  • International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR)
  • Association Française du Froid (AFF)
  • AREA – ASERCOM – ASHRAE – AHRI – EPEE
  • Politecnico of Milan, Turin
  • Universities of Ancona, Genoa, Padua
  • and all the AC&R European Associations

Invited:

  • The George Washington University (USA)
  • Heriot-Watt University, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Imperial College London, Edinburgh Napier University
  • University of East London, The University of London
  • Universities of Palermo, Perugia, Rome,
  • and all the AC&R European Associations

SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION ENGLISH – ITALIAN

PRESIDENTS & KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

JIM CURLIN, Acting Head/Network, Policy Manager
UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME – UNEP

DIDIER COULOMB, Director General
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF REFRIGERATION – IIR

ALBERTO CAVALLINI, Honorary President
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF REFRIGERATION – IIR

Invited (tba)
EUROPEAN COMMISSION, CLIMATE ACTION

FRANZISKA MENTEN, Project Coordinator
UNITED NATIONS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION – UNIDO

DIVINE NJIE, Deputy Director, Food Systems and Food Safety
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION – FAO

STEPHEN YUREK, President and CEO
AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING AND REFRIGERATION INSTITUTE – AHRI

WALID CHAKROUN, Chair, ASHRAE-UNEP liaison committee
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF HEATING, REFRIGERATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING ENGINEERS – ASHRAE

NOBORU KAGAWA, Board Member
JAPAN SOCIETY OF REFRIGERATING AND AIR CONDITIONING ENGINEERS – JSRAE

ANDREA VOIGT, Director General
EUROPEAN PARTNERSHIP FOR ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT EPEE

MARCO BUONI, President
AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION – AREA

WOLFGANG ZAREMSKI, President
ASSOCIATION OF EUROPEAN REFRIGERATION COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS – ASERCOM

FRANCESCO SCUDERI, Deputy Secretary General
EUROPEAN INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION – EUROVENT

MIKE CREAMER, President
INSTITUTE OF REFRIGERATION – IOR

GERALD CAVALIER, President
ASSOCIATION FRANÇAISE DU FROID – AFF

MADI SAKANDÉ, President
UNION OF ASSOCIATIONS OF AFRICAN ACTORS IN REFRIGERATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING – U-3ARC

FEDERICO MUSAZZI, Secretary General
ASSOCIAZIONE COSTRUTTORI SISTEMI CLIMATIZZAZIONE – ASSOCLIMA

FRANCESCO MASTRAPASQUA, President
COSTRUTTORI TECNOLOGIE PER IL FREDDO – ASSOCOLD

ENNIO MACCHI, Professor Emeritus
POLITECNICO DI MILANO

GIOVANNI LOZZA, Professor Energy Dept.
POLITECNICO DI MILANO

FABIO POLONARA, Co-chair & Director Industrial Engineering Dept.
TEAP RTOC & UNIVERSITÀ POLITECNICA DELLE MARCHE

MARCO MASOERO, Vice President & Director Energy Dept.
ASSOCIAZIONE TECNICI DEL FREDDO & POLITECNICO DI TORINO

LUCA TAGLIAFICO, Professor
UNIVERSITÀ DI GENOVA

SILVIA MINETTO, Researcher
CNR-ITC Padova

DAVIDE DEL COL, Professor
UNIVERSITÀ DI PADOVA

CLAUDIO ZILIO, Professor
UNIVERSITÀ DI PADOVA

CARLOANDREA MALVICINO, Head of CO2 Emissions Reduction Strategies
STELLANTIS ITALIA

TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONFERENCE

Including: conference kit, conference proceedings, simultaneous translation, attendance certificate (sent via e-mail on 15th June 2021)

TIMETABLE (CEST)

10th June: 9.15 am – 1 pm / 2 pm – 5 pm

11th June: 10 am – 12.30 pm / 1 pm – 5.30 pm

Incl. coffee and lunch breaks

Conference Programme

10th June 2021

INTRODUCTION

9.15 – 10.00 CEST | INTRODUCTION TO THE TOPICS OF THE CONFERENCE; EUROPEAN AND
GLOBAL RAC SITUATION. THE COLD CHAIN FOR VACCINES. TECHNOLOGIES; EQUIPMENT AND COMPONENTS. F-GAS AND REFRIGERANTS. ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLES. POLICY AND REGULATIONS.
 

9.15 | M. Buoni Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Association – AREA
9.30 | J. Curlin United Nations Environment Programme – UNEP
9.45 | D. Coulomb International Institute of Refrigeration – IIR

BLOCCO APERTURA

1st Session

10 June 2021 | Technologies; equipment and components

10.30 am – 1.00 pm | NEW COMPONENTS & EQUIPMENT WITH ALTERNATIVE REFRIGERANTS, CONSIDERING THEIR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES, RESULTS AND UPDATES.

CHAIRPERSONS: E. Macchi, G. Lozza Polytechnic of Milan | S. Minetto CNR Padova | D. Del Col Padova University | M. Creamer IOR

Energy issues in relation to the air conditioning and refrigeration components and plants optimization. Secondary refrigerant plants, CO2, HC systems. Compressors and systems. Energy optimization. New components for domestic, commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning. Process and design.

10.30 | S. Minetto CNR Padova
10.45 | D. Del Col Università Padova
11.00 | M. Bonfanti Officine Mario Dorin
11.15 | M. Caldognetto Bitzer
11.30 | B. Bella Emerson
11.45 | M. Creamer Business Edge
12.00 | M. Bassi Embraco
12.15 | M. Ascani Angelantoni Industrie
12.30 | S. Capanelli Carel Industries

2nd Session

10 June 2021 | F-Gas and Refrigerants

2 pm – 4.30 pm | NEW REFRIGERANTS AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES, IN REFERENCE TO THE F-GAS REGULATION AND ENERGY SAVING.

CHAIRPERSONS: A. Cavallini Padova University – IIR | D. Coulomb IIR |
W. Chakroun
ASHRAE | C. Zilio Padova University |
N. Kagawa
JSRAE

New low GWP refrigerants. Developments, perspectives and forecasts on new alternative refrigerants. New synthetic and natural refrigerants, pure and mixtures HFC, R32, HFO-1234yf/ze/za, HFO mixtures, CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons; secondary refrigerants; lubricants for synthetic refrigerants.

14.00 | A. Cavallini, D. Coulomb IIR
14.15 | N. Kagawa JSRAE
14.30 | W. Chakroun ASHRAE
14.45 | A. Hafner NTNU
15.00 | C. Zilio Uni Padova

15.15 | P. Mattavelli Errecom
15.30 | S. Filippini LU-VE Group

15.45 | S. Saab Chemours
16.00 | S. Fedeli General Gas  
16.15 | M. Lorusso Nippon Gases

 

3rd Session

11 June 2021 | Green Cooling and Energy Efficiency

10 am – 12.15 pm | GREEN COOLING AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

CHAIRPERSONS: M. Masoero ATF & Polytechnic of Turin | F. Scuderi Eurovent |  F. Musazzi Assoclima | L. Tagliafico Genova University |
C. Malvicino Stellantis

European Green Deal, ecodesign. Energy efficiency in plants. Heat pumps, cooling with absorption and adsorption plants. Renewable energy and chemistry in air conditioning and refrigeration. Evaporative cooling, district cooling and magnetic cooling. Mobile air conditioning.

10.00 | M. Masoero ATF & PoliTo
10.15 | F. Scuderi Eurovent
10.30 | F. Musazzi Assoclima
10.45 | L. Tagliafico Università Genova
11.00 | C. Malvicino Stellantis
11.15 |
K. Berglöf ClimaCheck
11.30 | K. Nourrice Frascold
11.45 | T. Funder-Kristensen Danfoss
12.00 |
D. Tsimpoukis Metro

4th Session

11 June 2021 | Regulations & Certifications Globally

1 pm – 3.15 pm | POLICY: GLOBAL F-GAS PHASE DOWN AND EU REGULATION REVIEW, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION.

CHAIRPERSONS:  J. Curlin UNEP | (tba) EU Commission | S. Yurek AHRI | A. Voigt EPEE | W. Zaremski ASERCOM | F. Polonara TEAP – RTOC |
F. Mastrapasqua Assocold

The Kigali Amendment: HFC Phase-down, flammable refrigerants’ standards, illegal refrigerants, inspections, logbook, maintenance. Containment, recovery and recycling. Training and certification in Europe and Italy. Products’ and components’ certification.

13.00 | (tba) EU Commission
13.15 | J. Curlin UNEP
13.30 | A. Voigt EPEE
13.45 | S. Yurek AHRI
14.00 | 
W. Zaremski ASERCOM
14.15 | F. Polonara TEAP – RTOC
14.30 | F. Mastrapasqua Assocold
14.45 | F. Walravens EIA

15.00 | M. Buoni AREA

5th Session

11 June 2021 | The Cold Chain

3.30 pm – 5 pm | THE COLD CHAIN, FOOD AND VACCINES DISTRIBUTION AND CONSERVATION, COLD STORAGE AND TRANSPORT, CONTROLS AND DATA LOGGERS.

CHAIRPERSONS: M. MasoeroATF & Polytechnic of Turin | A. Cavallini IIR |
F. Menten
 UNIDO | D. Njie FAO | G. Cavalier AFF | M. Sakandé U-3ARC

New technology in the cold chain: vaccines and food preservation; vehicles, trains, ships, cold storages; applications in commercial and domestic refrigeration, supermarkets, hospitals, vaccination centres and industry. Energy saving optimization. Solar refrigeration. Insulation; environmental control in food processes, safety control in the cold chain ATP.

15.30 | D. Njie FAO
15.45 | F. Menten UNIDO
16.00 | G. Cavalier AFF
16.15 | M. Sakandé U-3ARC
16.30 | V. Tsyplakov Mirai Intex
16.45 | D. Coulomb IIR 

Conclusions and main recommendations

Conclusions and main recommendations

D. Coulomb International Institute of Refrigeration – IIR

J. Curlin United Nations Environment – UNEP

M. Buoni Air Conditioning Refrigeration Association – AREA

Contact Details – Information Request 

Conference Secretariat:

  • CENTRO STUDI GALILEO
  • ASSOCIAZIONE TECNICI DEL FREDDO
    Tel. +39 0142 452403
    (Ms Silvia or Mrs Chiara)
    www.centrogalileo.it

To participate, please write an e-mail to:
conference@centrogalileo.it

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  • CENTRO STUDI GALILEO
  • INDUSTRIA & FORMAZIONE
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Organized by

UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme, the branch of the UN which provides leadership and encourages partnerships in caring for the environment.

CSG: Centro Studi Galileo is the most renowned training centre in Italy and one of the leading in Europe and around the world for education and information in the sector of refrigeration, air conditioning and renewable energies.

IIR: International Institute of Refrigeration is a scientific and technical intergovernmental organization enabling the pooling of scientific and industrial know-how in all refrigeration fields on a worldwide scale.

 ATF: Associazione dei Tecnici italiani del Freddo – Italian Association of Refrigeration Technicians, together with CSG, ATF has the target of developing renewable energies and the GND.

AREA: Air conditioning and Refrigeration European Association, the European association of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) contractors. Established in 1989, AREA voices the interests of 25 national associations from 21 countries.

REI: European Energy Centre, founded and based in the United Kingdom. The E.E.C. is the answer to the lack of highly skilled and qualified technicians in the renewable energy sector both in Europe and in developing countries.