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Over 900 papers at IIR conference

FRANCE: Over 900 technical presentations will be presented at the forthcoming IIR International Congress of Refrigeration in Montreal.

The 25th Congress, running from August 24-30, has received support from key national and international players, and promises an interesting programme.

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, four IIR collaborative-Commission meetings, four 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.

The Congress 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.

For more information on the 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration, visit

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