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*Last updated: 27 Jun 2019
Monday 17 June 2019
Registration and Networking breakfast
08:00
Participants are invited to the registration table to pick up their name badge upon arrival. Light breakfast will be served in the exhibition area.
Welcome and Introduction
09:00
Welcome and introduction by Marc Chasserot & Lydia Matthäus-Wiltink, shecco.
See presentation

Global trends by sheccoBase
09:10
Klara Zolcer Skacanova, shecco, will share the latest market and policy trends from around the world on natural refrigerant technologies, including selected statistics from sheccoBase.
See presentation
Technology Trends
09:30
Industry's leading expert on natural refrigerants Pega Hrnjak will give the audience an exclusive in-depth look at the latest technology trends.
See presentation

CEO Interview
10:10
Marc Chasserot and Michael Garry will hold an exclusive interview with Dover Food Retail CEO Paul Sindoni.

Networking Break
10:40
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsor exhibition area.
Parallel Sessions
11:00
COMMERCIAL END USERS BEST PRACTICE SESSION

Only end users are allowed to participate in this closed-door discussion moderated by Ed Estberg (former Raley's). If you are interested in participating, please contact Ms. Pilar Aleu at pilar.aleu@shecco.com.



INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION

Chair: Jan Dusek, shecco 

The first part of this session will include case study presentations by vendors and end users. 

Michael Lau, Yosemite Foods & Bryan Beitler, CoolSys, Maximize subcritical hours with adiabatic technology - see presentation

Anthony Leo, RLS Logistics &  John Miranda, Emergent Cold Technologies, RLS Logistics futureproofs with CO2 - see presentation

Darryl SchaefermeyerAlaska SeaLife Center & Andy BakerYourCleanEnergy, Enhancing performance of transcritical CO2 heat pumps with heat recovery - see presentation


The second part of this session will feature industrial refrigeration technology case studies by vendors. 

John Gallaher, Güntner US, Application of adiabactic gas coolers for refrigerated warehouse applications - see presentation

Kurt Liebendorfer
, Evapco, Low charged ammonia - Market adoption accelerating - see presentation

Daryl Stauffer, Johnson Controls, 100+ year journey of using ammonia, carbon dioxide, and hydrocarbons - see presentation

Jürgen SüssEfficient Energy, Mechanical subcooling of R744 processes with R718 in industrial and commercial applications - see presentation

Paul DelaneySouthern California Edison, Energy efficiency aspects of low-charge ammonia refrigeration in food processing facilities - see presentation
ATMO Connect Lunch
13:00
Networking lunch will be served in the sponsors area. End user tours will be organized to visit exhibitiors during this break. 
Food retail panel
15:00
In this on-stage panel discussion, leading end users will share their experiences using different types of natural refrigerant technologies, including benefits, challenges and future plans.

Co-chairs: Michael Garry, shecco and Danielle Wright, NASRC

Harrison Horning
Hannaford

John Stuit, DeCA

Gary Cooper
, Lowe's

Charlie Wernette
, H-E-B

Asad Omar, METRO
CEO Interview
16:30
Marc Chasserot and Michael Garry will hold an exclusive interview with Damon Wyatt of Kysor Warren.

Accelerate America Awards Ceremony
17:00
4th Annual Accelerate America Awards, recognizing companies and individuals leading the transition to natural refrigerant­-based technologies.
See presentation
Networking Drinks & Dinner Reception at the Coca-Cola Museum
18:30
Drinks & casual dinner reception at the World of Coca-Cola from 6:30 - 9:30 pm. The museum is located only a 10-minute walk away from the conference venue. Attendees will be able to explore and enjoy Pop Culture, Perfect Pauses, 4D Theater, Milestones of Refreshment, The Vault and Bottle Works exhibits at their leisure. Light dinner will be provided.   

Sponsored by our Platinum Sponsors Hillphoenix, Kysor Warren and Hussmann.


*Last updated: 27 Jun 2019
Tuesday 18 June 2019
Registration and Networking Breakfast
08:00
Participants are invited to the registration table to pick up their name badge upon arrival. Light breakfast will be served in the exhibition area.
Welcome and Introduction
08:15
Introduction to day two of the conference by Marc Chasserot & Lydia Matthäus-Wiltink, shecco.
Policy and Standards Session
08:30
Key representatives will discuss on the latest regulatory issues and standards regarding natural refrigerants in the US and Canada.

Chair: Klára Zolcer Skańćanová, shecco

Julie CerqueiraU.S. Climate Alliance - see presentation

Stacy KaukEnvironment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) - see presentation

Glenn Gallagher, California Air Resources Board (CARB) - see presentation

Marek Zgliczynski, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) - see presentation

Eric Smith, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) - see presentation
Utilities Panel
10:00
This panel will focus on utility energy efficiency programs and the role they play in accelerating the adoption of energy-efficient refrigeration technologies. The panel, featuring major utility providers, will present details of their latest programs, followed by an interactive Q&A session.

Co-chairs: Ammi Amarnath, EPRI and Pilar Aleu, shecco

Ammi AmarnathElectric Power Research Institute (EPRI) - see presentation

Paul Delaney, Southern California Edison (SCE) - see presentation

Ali White, Efficiency Vermont see presentation

Pradeep Vitta, Southern Company - see presentation

Peter Klint, Eversource - see presentation
Networking Break
11:15
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
CEO Interview
11:30

Marc Chasserot and Michael Garry will hold an exclusive interview with Husmann CEO Tim Figge. Tim will be sharing the vision behind the company's significant investment in natural refrigerants this past year, which is now ready to be commercialized. He will also be providing insights on his strategy to protect and grow Hussmann's market share, drive innovation in the company and how to navigate in today's business world.

Contractors Panel
12:00
Leading contractors will share their experiences using different types of natural refrigerant technologies, including benefits, challenges and future plans.

Chair: Pilar Aleu, shecco

Peter Comeau
, RECCO (Refrigeration Engineering & Contracting Co.)

Ryan Welty
, South-Town Refrigeration & Mechanical

Robert Leonard, Key Mechanical

Art Sutherland
, Accent Refrigeration Systems
ATMO Connect Lunch
13:00
Networking lunch will be served in the sponsors area. End user tours will be organized to visit exhibitiors during this break.
Parallel Sessions
14:30
INDUSTRIAL END USERS BEST PRACTICE SESSION

Only end users are allowed to participate in this closed-door discussion moderated by Pete Lepschat (Henningsen Cold Storage). If you are interested in participating, please contact Ms. Pilar Aleu at pilar.aleu@shecco.com.  



COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION

Chair: Jan Dusek, shecco

The first part of this session will include case study presentations by vendors and end users.

Paul Burd, Weis Markets & Scott Martin, Hillphoenix, The advancement and application of CO2 systems architecture - see presentation

Rafael Navarro Torua, Casa Ley & Ignacio ChaparroKysor Warren, Mexico's first transcritical system at Casa Ley - see presentation


The second part of this session will feature commercial refrigeration technology case studies by vendors. 


John Prall, Embraco, Case for variable speed HC going forward - see presentation

Brandon Marshall, CAREL USA, The natural refrigerant future of semi plug-in showcases - see presentation

Yoram ShabtayHeat Transfer Technologies, Advantages of small diameter tubes in transcritical refrigeration cycles - see presentation

John Austin-DaviesKysor Warren, FTE in the US, who wants to be first? - see presentation

Akash Bhatia, Tecumseh Products Company, Energy savings using IntelliCOOL cassette smart integrated variable speed cooling system - see presentation


Vicente Guilabert Hernandez, Huayi Compressor Barcelona,
 Top efficiency R290 Cubigel Compressors powering Fogel's latest generation reach-in cooler - see presentation

Networking Break
16:30
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
Industrial end user panel
16:45
In this on-stage panel discussion, leading end users will share their experiences using different types of natural refrigerant technologies, including benefits, challenges and future plans.

Chair: Michael Garry, shecco

Ricardo Garcia
Frialsa

Curt Alverson, Roche Diagnostics

Pete LepschatHenningsen Cold Storage

Lois Stirewalt, RETA (Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association) & GCCA (Global Cold Chain Alliance)
Conclusions
17:45
Summary of the conference and conclusions by Marc Chasserotshecco.
See presentation

*Last updated: 27 Jun 2019
Wednesday 19 June 2019
Facility tour
08:00
The tour is currently full. 

Site visit to Hillphoenix facility in Conyers. 

8:00 AM: Bus leaves from conference venue (The Westin Peachtree Plaza)
9:00 AM: Learning Center (Hillphoenix systems overview and NASRC update on natural refrigerants)
10:30 AM: Design Center Tour and Plant Tour (incl. review of new  CO2 products)
12:30 PM: Lunch and meeting wrap-up
1:30 PM: Buses leave for conference venue OR airport

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