IoR-conferenceUK: The Institute of Refrigeration has announced the full programme for its 2016 Annual Conference, at the NEC, Birmingham, during February’s ACR Show.

Titled Emissions, Energy and Eco Design, the IoR Annual Conference 2016 will explore how energy and emission saving in component and system design are being achieved.

More specifically, it will focus on the impact of refrigerant choice, changing design standards, the Ecodesign Directive, proposed amendments to Montreal Protocol and opportunities offered by the role of new emerging markets.

The conference will take place during the ACR Show on February 18 and the programme has been designed to allow time for delegates to visit the exhibition. The event will start at 10.30am and conclude at 2.30pm.

The full programme

10.35-10.55 Coffee and Registration

10. 55-11.00 Welcome and introduction. Chris Green, chairman

11.00-11.15 Design in the future – using Eco-Design. Judith Evans, London South Bank University and Refrigeration Development and Testing.

11.15-11.30 Opportunities of the green economy – recycling, remanufacturing the WEEE Directive.   Julie-Ann Adams, Really Green Credentials

11.30-11.45 EN378: 2016 changes and challenges. Andy Pearson, Chairman of RHE18

11.45-12.00 Group questions for the morning speakers chaired by Chris Green

12.00-12.45 Lunch

12.45-1.00 A case study. Ecodesign at Foster Refrigerator. Chris Playford, Foster Refrigerator

1.00-1.15 A global perspective on emission reductions. Daniel Colbourne, Re-phridge and member of the UNEP Refrigeration Technical Options Committee (TOC) for the Montreal Protocol

1.15-1.30 A case study: Minimisation of emission in the retail environment. Nick Franzen, Arctic Circle

1.30-1.45 Group questions

1.45-2.15 Group discussion

2.15-2.20 Close

Bookings are now open. The IOR member price is £50 + VAT. Delegates will receive lunch and a full set of conference proceeding. A reduced student rate is available.

More information here.