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ATMOsphere Europe 2011

date11 - 12 October 2011 location Brussels - Sofitel Europe, Place Jourdan 1, BELGIUM view on mapfollow this event on

About this event

NATURAL REFRIGERANTS FASTER TO EUROPE: Already for the third time, this international and interactive workshop on Natural Refrigerants will be organised in Brussels from Tuesday, 11 October to Wednesday, 12 October. This year the main focus will be on Europe: 180 policy and industry experts will come together to discuss strategies and concepts to bring natural refrigerants faster to Europe and beyond and also prove the business case for natural refrigerants. The ATMOsphere Europe 2011 programme will be a unique mix of European policy sessions, including the new F-Gas regulation and Ecodesign Directive and what it means for Natural Refrigerants as well as panel debates with European end-users (e.g. retailers, consumer brands) and 12 innovative technology case studies.

Besides enough time for networking during the 2 days, a reception and dinner will be organised for all participants on Tuesday night. To make ATMOsphere Europe a truly interactive event, moderated group discussions will accompany the sessions and networking meeting rooms will be available for individual meetings.


23 November 2011 | ATMOsphere Roadmap for Natural Refrigerants in EuropeOne of the key features of the ATMOsphere Europe 2011 event, organised in Brussels last 11-12 October, was to prepare a draft 10-point action plan on how to bring natural refrigerants faster to Europe. We are pleased to announce the European 10 Point Action Plan for 2012-2013.
19 October 2011 | Photo galleries online and satisfaction surveyWe are happy to inform you that all pictures taken during our event are now available online. In addition, we would like to ask the ones that did not have the chance to give us their feedback to fill in the attached satisfaction survey.
15 October 2011 | Market trends for natural refrigerants discussed at ATMOsphere Europe summarises key findings from the first session on Tuesday morning kicked off with three presentations on market trends for natural refrigerants.
14 October 2011 | Presentations are online and thanks to all participantsAll presentations from ATMOsphere Europe 2011 are uploaded to this website now and can be viewed directly or downloaded. The ATMOsphere team would also like to thank all participants and inform them about follow up on the policy workshops and the Roadmap.
13 October 2011 | Precautionary principle favours natural refrigerants, MEP tells ATMOsphere Europe 2011 participantsThe precautionary principle favours natural refrigerants because they have been around for a very long time. This was part of the concluding remarks of a dinner speech at ATMOsphere Europe 2011 by Theodoros Skylakakis, Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and author of a recently adopted Motion for a Resolution calling the EU to step up action on addressing HFC and other non-CO2 emissions. published this news piece.
12 October 2011 | ATMOsphere 2011 - Commitment to natural refrigerants but need for good return on investmentThis article published on the B2B website reports about the End-Users session on the second day of ATMOsphere Europe 2011 where several unique perspectives on natural refrigerant projects were gathered. Presentations from The Coca-Cola Company and Unilever voiced a clear commitment to natural refrigerants, whilst CSR-i explained their value to “future proof” a business. Robert Wiseman Dairies were invited to present a pioneering ammonia heat pump project.
11 October 2011 | ATMOsphere Europe 2011 - a golden opportunity to shape the future for natural refrigerantsATMOsphere Europe 2011, the international workshop for natural refrigerants gathered leading policy and industry experts. Taking place over two days, the final programme included sessions on market trends and policy, presentations from leading European retailers, and technology case studies highlighting advances in natural refrigerant applications. Below all articles about presentations, discussions and outcomes published on the B2B website specialised on CO2 technology you can find below.
5 October 2011 | F-Gas stakeholder input from industry at ATMOsphere EuropeIn only one week, representatives from the European Commission as well as the European Parliament will meet at ATMOsphere Europe to discuss and get stakeholder input from industry participants on the revision of the F-Gas Regulation expected next year.
27 September 2011 | Last seats, end user focus, programme updates and new sponsorOnly 2 weeks to go until ATMOsphere Europe 2011 opens its doors to around 180 representatives from the European Institutions, leading European retailers, innovative suppliers or involved NGOs and associations - in short the who’s is who of natural refrigerants, those able to change the future of CO2, ammonia and hydrocarbons. Get your seats, learn more about the largest dedicated end user session and a new bronze sponsor.
20 September 2011 | Keynote dinner speakers, carbon neutral event and companies attendingWith only four weeks to go ATMOsphere Europe is approaching fast and today we wanted to inform you about the latest programme updates and announce the Member of the European Parliament who will be speaking at the ATMOsphere Dinner on Tuesday night. We are also partnering up with a NGO to offset again all emissions that are caused by the event and participant travel. In addition, we would like to inform you about the companies that have already registered and will attend this year.
14 September 2011 | Why come to ATMOsphere Europe 2011?With over 30 top-level speakers already confirmed, 2 complete end-user sessions and a 10-point action plan to be discussed during the event, ATMOsphere Europe 2011 comes this year with some new features to explore. In addition, it is very timely as the European Commission is expected to publish its assessment report on the F-Gases right before and their experts will be present to discuss next steps.
8 September 2011 | DSI New Supporter For ATMOsphereDSI, the Danish expert for manually-operated and automatic plate freezers using natural refrigerants, is becoming a supporter for ATMOsphere Europe 2011.
6 September 2011 | GEA becomes Bronze Sponsor for ATMOsphere Europe 2011GEA, one of the leading global groups in industrial refrigeration, is becoming a Bronze Sponsor to support ATMOsphere Europe 2011, taking place on 11-12 October!
31 August 2011 | Selected Technical Case Studies - Part 2After having announced the first 5 case studies to be presented at ATMOsphere Europe 2011 some days ago, we would like to announce the next technology case study presentations. With new applications for natural refrigerants, such as data center cooling with hydrocarbons and CO2, as well as a presentation of an innovative CO2 adsorption system or the experiences with large NH3 ammonia heat pumps, the technology sessions at ATMOsphere Europe will cover a broad range of applications.
25 August 2011 | Selected Technical Case Studies - Part 1We are proud to announce that we have selected the presentations for the Technology Case Study Sessions at ATMOsphere Europe 2011. Below you will find the first five Case Studies that have been chosen. Next week we will announce the final five presentations.
19 July 2011 | 2 new supporters for ATMOsphere: Parker and LindeParker, innovative provider of components and complete systems suitable for CO2 , has decided to support ATMOsphere Europe 2011. The Linde Group, a world leading gases and engineering company having already sponsored the last ATMOsphere event, also decided this year to actively support the mission of bringing natural refrigerants faster to Europe.
19 July 2011 | Star Refrigeration becomes Bronze Sponsor for ATMOsphere Europe 2011Star Refrigeration, the UK's largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company, is supporting again this year the ATMOsphere interactive workshop on Natural Refrigerants as Bronze Sponsor.
24 June 2011 | Interview, EU policies, market trends, ATMOsphere Europe spoke with Marc Chasserot, chairman of ATMOsphere Europe 2011. He explained why the focus will be on Europe this year and how the event can influence the future of natural refrigerants.
15 June 2011 | Alfa Laval becomes Bronze SponsorHaving already sponsored the last ATMOsphere event, the leading provider of refrigeration and air conditioning solutions also decided this year to actively support the mission of bringing natural refrigerants faster to Europe.
8 June 2011 | Call for Case Studies and new Sponsors - Deadline 15 JulyIn order to present the latest market innovations and efficiency results in the field of natural refrigeration (CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons) at ATMOsphere Europe 2011, we are looking for case studies in the following application areas (deadline 15 July):
1 June 2011 | Registration is open for ATMOsphere Europe 2011 + early bird reductionThe registration for the interactive workshop on Natural Refrigerants ATMOsphere Europe 2011 is open as from today. The 2-day event will take place from 11-12 October in the Sofitel Hotel Europe in Brussels. Don't miss the early bird rate and register now.
18 May 2011 | Early Bird Registration opens in JuneTaking place on 11-12 October in Brussels, ATMOsphere Europe has a clear focus on the latest developments in natural refrigerants in Europe this year. This year's programme is filled with policy sessions on F-Gases and the Ecodesign Directive, end-user interactive panel discussions, technology case studies with innovations as well as best practice and an extended workshop concept. Registration with early bird fee for the month of June will open in the first week of June. Places are restricted, so get ready to reserve your seat at this amazing event!
7 May 2011 | Carrier becomes ATMOsphere Europe Platinum SponsorWe are proud to announce that Carrier Commercial Refrigeration has decided to become the Platinum Sponsor of this year's ATMOsphere Europe 2011! As the world’s largest provider of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions Carrier has its CO2OLtecTM CO2 commercial refrigeration technology already operating in 230 stores across Central and Northern Europe and will continue to expand its natural refrigerant technology.  
18 April 2011 | New Bronze Sponsor: AdvansorAdvansor, one of Europe’s leading producers of transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems, is becoming a Bronze Sponsor to support ATMOsphere Europe 2011, taking place on 11-12 October!
11 April 2011 | Blupura supports ATMOsphere Europe 2011 as Bronze SponsorThe Italian expert for hydrocarbon watercoolers is supporting again this year the ATMOsphere interactive workshop on Natural Refrigerants. Luca Costantini, founder of BLUPURA will be also on site to offer to all delegates fresh still or sparkling water from its mains fed drinking watercoolers using R290 compressors.
25 March 2011 | Mayekawa: Gold Sponsor of ATMOsphere Europe 2011For the third time in a row, the leading Japanese manufacturer of compressors and hot water heating systems for industrial applications is sponsoring an ATMOsphere event. WIth Mayekawa's Gold Sponsorship for ATMOsphere Europe this year, they want to continue to actively promote promotes the "Natural Five" refrigerants, among them CO2, ammonia and hydrocarbons for air conditioning, freezing, and cold storage.
12 March 2011 | ATMOsphere Europe 11-12 October 2011 - save the date!Building on the success of ATMOsphere 2010, we are very pleased to officially announce this year's edition of the ATMOsphere! This will be the 3rd time that we organise this international and interactive workshop on Natural Refrigerants. Please save the following date: