Events


*With 3+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 24 May 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.
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.
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.

CEO Interview
10:10
Marc Chasserot 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 & Laura Marshall, Baltimore Aircoil Company, Maximize subcritical hours with adiabatic technology

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

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


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

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

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

Jürgen SüssEfficient Energy, Mechanical subcooling with R718 in the industrial production of bakery goods

Paul DelaneySouthern California Edison, Energy efficiency aspects of low-charge ammonia refrigeration in food processing facilities
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

Paul Anderson, H-E-B

Asad Omar, METRO
CEO Interview
16:30
Marc Chasserot 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. 
Networking Drinks & Dinner Reception
18:30
Dinner reception at an off-site venue. Sponsored by our Platinum Sponsors Hillphoenix, Kysor Warren and Hussmann.


*With 3+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 24 May 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

Stacy KaukEnvironment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

Glenn Gallagher, California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Marek Zgliczynski, International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

Eric Smith, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)
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: Marc Chasserot, shecco, and Ammi Amarnath, EPRI

Ammi AmarnathElectric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Paul Delaney, Southern California Edison (SCE) 

Ali White, Efficiency Vermont

Pradeep Vitta, Southern Company

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

Marc Chasserot 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

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


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


John Prall, Embraco, Target’s experience with R-290 refrigeration systems for cold-room applications

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

Vicente Guilabert, Huayi Compressor Barcelona, Top efficiency R290 Cubigel Compressors® powering Fogel’s latest generation Reach In Cooler

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

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

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.
Farewell drinks reception
18:00
Farewell drinks reception will take place in the sponsors exhibition area. Sponsored by our Platinum Sponsors Hillphoenix, Kysor Warren and Hussmann.


*With 3+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 24 May 2019
Wednesday 19 June 2019
Facility tour
08:00
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

Important! To register, email us at pilar.aleu@shecco.com with the name, company, position and email address of the attendee(s). Your registration will be complete once you receive a confirmation email. Based on first-come first-served basis and approval, end users will have priority registration.

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