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ATMOsphere Australia 2016

16 May 2016
The ATMO events are not only growing in size, but also conquering new territory as the first ATMOsphere Australia 2016 will be held in Melbourne on the 16th of May. Established as a significant forum for discussions on the business case for natural refrigerants in several regions, the focus will now shift to Australia and New Zealand. The ATMOsphere Australia 2016 participants will discover emerging trends in commercial and industrial refrigeration as well as air conditioning with natural refrigerants. 

The conference will consist of a full programme of end user and supplier panels, policy, market trends and technology case study sessions, without forgetting the unparalleled networking opportunities. An exclusive reception will be the perfect ending to this information-packed one-day event. ATMOsphere Australia 2016 is a truly unique opportunity to meet and build lasting partnerships with leading end users, contractors, suppliers and government representatives. 

While in Melbourne, the participants will have the chance to attend another remarkable event: ARBS 2016, Australia’s only international trade exhibition for the air conditioning, refrigeration and building services industry, which will run from 17-19 May in the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. 

See you in Melbourne!

ATMOsphere America 2016

16 - 17 June 2016
ATMOsphere America 2016 is heading west to the Windy City! On June 16th and 17th, the natural refrigerant event of the year will take place in Chicago, Illinois. The improved program offers the participants end user and supplier panels, policy, market trends and technology case study sessions, without forgetting the unparalleled networking opportunities.

Already established as the most influential forum for discussions on the business case for natural refrigerants in North America, ATMOsphere America 2016 will break the records as it is expected to be the biggest ATMOsphere event ever held, with 350 expected industry stakeholders attending from all over the world.

It will be a unique opportunity to meet and exchange opinions with leading end users, contractors, suppliers, and government representatives. To keep things evolving, new features have been added to the busy schedule, including additional site visits and training sessions on the days before and after the event. Finally, the exclusive networking reception will surely be remembered as one the highlights of ATMOsphere America 2016.

See you in Chicago!


Past events

ATMOsphere Europe 2016

19 - 20 April 2016
The 7th annual conference will be held in sunny Barcelona, Spain on the 19th and 20th of April!

As companies in the natural refrigerant industry are increasingly bringing their attention to warmer climates and markets, it seems only natural that ATMOsphere Europe 2016 is also taking a new direction: South!

Besides focusing on the latest trends and achievements in the field of natural refrigerants technologies, the two-day event will explore untapped business opportunities and reveal future perspectives in the HVAC&R industry.

Established as a significant melting pot of new ideas and innovations for HVAC&R industry stakeholders from around the globe, ATMOsphere Europe 2016 offers the participants a comprehensive programme of end user and supplier panels, policy, market trends and technology case study sessions, without forgetting the popular workshops and unparalleled networking opportunities.

New sessions this year will cover hot topics, such as:

- Training & Education
- Marketing of natural refrigerant
- Horeca industry
- Household refrigeration
- HVAC applications
- Transport technology


The event is expected to attract over 300 industry experts, making ATMOsphere Europe 2016 a unique opportunity to meet and create partnerships with leading end users, contractors, suppliers and government representatives.

ATMOsphere Asia 2016

9 - 10 February 2016
Returning for its 3rd edition, ATMOsphere Asia 2016 is THE industry event bringing together HVAC&R experts from across the globe! Perfectly timed on 9 & 10 February 2016 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Supermarket Trade Show, which will also take place in Tokyo from 10-12 February, the conference is expected to attract a record number of both Asian and international end users and other leading industry stakeholders.

The conference will cover the latest natural refrigerant technology innovations, market trends and regulatory issues, looking at both the Japanese scope as well as the international dimension. Programme highlights include updates on national subsidies given by the Japanese Ministry of Environment and information about F-Gas policies and their implementation in Europe and North & South America. This year, the two day conference will be split with the first day focusing on commercial refrigeration and the second day covering industrial refrigeration and other applications.

ATMOsphere Network Paris 2015

22 July 2015
ATMOsphere Network Paris 2015: Launch of The Natural Voice

The event will focus on availability, energy efficiency and safety of natural refrigerants globally. During the event shecco will re-launch a global call for action - The Natural Voice (TNV) - supported by industry and research that points to the environmental, economic and social potential of natural refrigerants in heating, cooling and refrigeration. After the introduction of the TNV statement and its objectives, presentations by industry and policy makers will follow.

ATMOsphere America 2015

25 - 26 June 2015
ATMOsphere America 2015 - THE BUSINESS CASE FOR NATURAL REFRIGERANTS IN NORTH AMERICA, 4th annual

Through its proven formula of end user and regulatory panels, market trends and technology case study sessions, workshops and unparalleled networking opportunities, ATMOsphere America 2015 will again serve as the forum for discussions about the business case for natural refrigerants in North & South America.

The event will be even bigger, targeting between 300-350 industry stakeholders including leading retailers and consumer goods brands, suppliers, government representatives, associations, and more. Site visits and training sessions will take place on the days before and after the event. 

ATMOsphere Network Bangkok 2015

22 April 2015
ATMOsphere Network Bangkok: Natural Refrigerants for Developed and Developing Countries

This event is organized on side of the 35th Open Ended Working Group meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol. During the event a presentation on the use of natural refrigerants in China will be given - the presentation will share results of the biggest-ever industry survey on natural refrigerants in China, while providing insights into market, technology and policy drivers to introduction of climate friendly alternatives in refrigeration, heating and air conditioning applications. In addition, industry representatives will present about real-life examples and updates on technology using natural refrigerants (CO2, NH3, hydrocarbons, air or water) in developed and developing countries. The side event is targeted towards climate negotiators and industry representatives who are looking for technologically viable, safe and efficient alternatives to chemical refrigerants that have to be phased out in the near future.

ATMOsphere Network Shanghai

7 April 2015
The first ATMOsphere Network Shanghai event is set to take place on 07 April 2015, on the eve of China Refrigeration. The event provides a unique opportunity for those already in town for the trade show to learn more about the latest natural refrigerant trends in China and to get an exclusive sneak peak at the upcoming GUIDE China. 

The ATMOsphere Network Meetings are regular, informal meetings that help accelerate the market uptake of natural refrigerants and inform the industry and policy-makers about the latest market, regulatory and technology trends by connecting different stakeholders. The events provide specialised platforms to encourage discussion and an exchange of information and best practices.

ATMOsphere Europe 2015

16 - 17 March 2015
ATMOsphere Europe, the annual meeting place for key industry stakeholders to discuss the latest natural refrigerant technologies, market trends and regulatory issues in Europe is back for it's 6th edition!

With the new EU F-Gas Regulation in effect since January 2015, ATMOsphere Europe 2015 "Natural Refrigerants - Solutions for Europe" will provide updates on its implementation and next steps. In addition, the event will feature a dedicated session to give input to European Commission in relation to national standards, codes and legislation that limit the use of natural refrigerants. 

The conference will also be covering a mix of applications from commercial and light commercial, industrial and transport refrigeration to heat pumps and air-conditioning. But also newer applications areas such as convenience stores, hotels, restaurants and cafes, hospitals, etc. to show that natural refrigerants technologies are available and that the different industries can learn from each others' experience.

ATMOsphere Asia 2015

3 - 5 February 2015
Theme and program

The main topics of ATMOsphere Asia 2015 - "Natural Refrigerants - Solutions for Asia" will be the national F-Gas Regulations with an update on their implementation from Japan, China, Europe and America and other national measures and incentives for natural refrigerants in Japan. A market trend session will show the business case of Natural Refrigerants in Japan, China and South East Asia. ATMOsphere Asia 2015 will also gather two international end-user panel discussions on food retail and industrial refrigeration. And of course, several technology Case Studies will focus on technology and innovation in a mix of applications from commercial and light commercial, industrial and transport refrigeration to heat pumps and air-conditioning. 

The conference will be held at the Shin-Maru Conference Square:
Shin-Maru Building 9F Marunouchi 1-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6509 Japan

ATMOsphere Network Tokyo - November 2014

27 November 2014
The ATMOsphere Network Meeting series returns to Tokyo for its 4th edition! The event will bring together key government representatives, end users and industry stakeholders to discuss latest natural refrigerant technology and policy developments in Japan, the US and Europe. This informal meeting will serve as an introduction to some of the topics that will be covered in depth at the 2nd annual ATMOsphere Asia 2015 conference, which will take place from 3-5 February 2015.

Sponsored by Panasonic, the event will feature high-profile speakers from the company, as well as from the Ministry of Economy (MOE), the Ministry of Trade and Industry (METI), leading retail brands and shecco.

The event will be held at the Tokyo 21c Club Collaboration Space:
Shin-Maru Building 10F Marunouchi 1-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6510 Japan

日本での食品流通業における自然冷媒の普及へ  ~ 国内外の導入事例から学ぶ ~ 


日時:2014年11月27日(木)18:00 – 21:00
会場:東京21cクラブ・コラボスペース、 新丸の内ビルディング10階、 東京都千代田区丸の内1-5-1
入場料:10,000円 (税込)

ATMOsphere Network Paris - July 2014

17 July 2014
ATMOsphere Network Paris: Natural Refrigerants For Developed and Developing Countries.

This event will be organised on side of the international climate negotiations meeting "Open-Ended Working Group meeting of the Montreal Protocol" that gathers around 400 people from approximately 200 countries and various UN agencies, as well as interested industry and non-governmental representatives.

The aim is to showcase the availability, efficiency, safety of natural refrigerant solutions in developed and developing countries. Presentations will highlight successful natural refrigerants applications in higher ambient temperatures and why developing countries can look at natural refrigerants solutions when phasing out HCFCs (and thereby leapfrogging HFCs).

ATMOsphere America 2014

18 - 19 June 2014
ATMOsphere America 2014 - THE BUSINESS CASE FOR NATURAL REFRIGERANTS IN NORTH AMERICA, 3rd annual

The meeting place for industry experts to discuss natural refrigerant trends, the latest technologies and regulatory issues in North America is back for its third edition! Taking place for the first time in San Francisco on June 18-19, 2014, this event targets around 250 decision makers including leading retailers, industrial end users, component and system suppliers, training institutes, associations and more.

Presentation topics will focus on regulation, standards and utilities, as well as on commercial and industrial refrigeration applications with input from key government representatives, end users (retailers, consumer brands, cold storage) as well as technology providers.

New features for the 2014 edition include more networking opportunities, optional site visits and several new technology case study sessions on heat pumps and HVAC.

ATMOsphere network Tokyo - April 2014

2 April 2014
Natural Solutions for Japanese Convenience Stores ~Introduction of New CO2 Booster System~

The third edition of the ATMOsphere Network meeting in Tokyo will look at natural solutions for Japanese Convenience stores. In addition to discussing new technology and policy developments in Japan, market trends as observed at the major European trade show – EuroShop 2014 – will be presented together with the latest updates from leading European retailers from Europe using natural refrigerants. This event is sponsored by CAREL and will feature high-profile speakers from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Environment (MOE), CAREL Industries, CAREL Japan and shecco.

The event will be held at the Tokyo 21c Club Collaboration Space:
Shin-Maru Building 10F Marunouchi 1-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6510 Japan  


日本でのコンビニエンスストアにおける自然冷媒の普及へ ~新CO2 TCブースターシステム紹介 ~


講演 1 改正フロン法の概要/ 経済産業省 製造産業局オゾン層保護等推進室長 大木 雅文
講演 2 フロン類対策に至る補助金等について/ 環境省 地球環境局フロン等対策推進室長  熊倉 基之
講演 3 CO2に関するCARELの世界的実績について/CAREL Industries, Michael Englebright
講演 4 CO2 TCブースターシステムに係るCARELの技術サポート/CAREL Japan, 柴田 勝紀
講演 5 ユーロショップ2014:技術と市場動向の最新情報/shecco Japan, マーク・シャセロット

日時:2014年04月02日(水)18:00 – 21:00
会場:東京21cクラブ・コラボスペース、 新丸の内ビルディング10階、 東京都千代田区丸の内1-5-1

ATMOsphere Asia 2014

3 - 5 February 2014
ATMOsphere Asia 2014 – Technology & Innovation: Having always been a pioneering advocate in the field of natural refrigerants, Japan is the ideal location for the first-ever ATMOsphere Asia Conference. This conference aims to support the uptake of leading natural refrigerant technologies from all over Asia by global markets and bring international suppliers to Asia. ATMOsphere Asia serves as a forum for exchanges between leading end-users, suppliers, academics and government representatives.

The conference will feature a unique methodology providing attendees with the opportunity to network through: individual business meetings, receptions, targeted discussions featuring an interactive polling method, and visits to supplier plants and/or end-user facilities using natural refrigerants.

The conference will be held at the Shin-Maru Conference Square:
Shin-Maru Building 9F Marunouchi 1-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6509 Japan

ATMOsphere network Tokyo - November 2013

27 November 2013
Natural Solutions for Japanese Supermarkets: The second edition of the ATMOsphere Network Meeting in Tokyo will look at natural solutions for Japanese supermarkets. In addition to discussing new technology, policy and market trends will be presented for leading retailers from Europe and the US using natural refrigerants.

This event is sponsored by Panasonic and will feature high-profile speakers from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the New Supermarket Association of Japan (NSAJ), Panasonic, AEON Retail and shecco. Furthermore, as a result of close cooperation with NSAJ, the November edition of ATMO Network Tokyo will be attended by over 50 representatives from Japanese supermarket brands.

ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013

24 October 2013
ATMOsphere MOP25 - Natural Solutions for Developing Countries: The focus of the ATMOsphere side event during the 25th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP25) is Natural Refrigerant solutions for developing countries. This side event targets the climate negotiators who are looking for technologically viable, safe and efficient alternatives to the synthetic refrigerants. One special highlight of the event will be the launch of the Guide UNIDO which shecco prepared together with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.

ATMOsphere Europe 2013

15 - 16 October 2013
Natural Refrigerants - Solutions for Europe: The 5th edition of ATMOsphere Europe 2013 brings together more than 200 HVAC&R industry experts to discuss the latest natural refrigerant market trends, technology innovations and regulatory issues. New additions to this year’s programme include side events and technomercials, which participants can attend during the Business networking lunches. One of the main features of the conference is an exclusive and in depth look at the new F-Gas regulations with input from representatives of the European Institutions and national governments. In addition to panel discussions and debates on policy developments and market trends, ATMOsphere Europe 2013 also includes several case study sessions focusing on the latest natural refrigerant technologies and projects in the areas of industrial, commercial and transport refrigeration, air-conditioning, heat pumps and more.

ATMOsphere formula: The two day conference is comprised of presentations, panel discussions and technology case studies, with around 40 speakers and moderators from companies, government, associations, etc. such as Sainsbury’s, Co-op UK, Marks & Spencer, Ahold, Modelo Continente Hipermercados Portugal, The Consumer Goods Forum, The Coca Cola Company, Red Bull, Heineken, Carrier, Mayekawa, Sanden, Danfoss, Carel, Advansor, Emerson Climate Technologies, The European Parliament, The European Commission, and many more.

ATMOsphere network Tokyo - September 2013

19 September 2013
Commercial refrigeration with natural refrigerants & EU F-Gas Regulation: The first edition of the ATMOsphere network meeting will bring together Government representatives, Industry Associations, End users, Suppliers (both domestic and international), Researchers, NGOs and Japanese Media. 

Regular network meetings will help to accelerate the market uptake of natural refrigerants by connecting experts and sharing best practice in an informal environment and are complimentary to the ATMOsphere Asia 2014 conference that will be organised in February 2014.

ATMOsphere Bangkok 2013

28 June 2013
ATMOsphere Bangkok is a side event to the 33rd Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG33) of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer taking place on Friday, June 28th from 13:00 to 15:00 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand.

The event's title and focus will be on "Natural Refrigerant Solutions - Policy drivers and examples from around the globe" and will feature a panel discussion providing an industry and policy perspective on market trends, as well as real-life examples and policy updates on technology using CO2, NH3, hydrocarbons, air or water. The side event is targeted towards climate negotiators and industry representatives who are looking for technologically viable, safe and efficient alternatives to chemical refrigerants that have to be phased out in the near future.

ATMOsphere America 2013

18 - 19 June 2013
ATMOsphere America 2013 - THE BUSINESS CASE FOR NATURAL REFRIGERANTS IN NORTH AMERICA, 2nd annual

The meeting place for industry experts to discuss natural refrigerant trends, latest technologies and regulatory issues in the US and Canada is back for a second edition! This event targets around 200 decision makers from leading retailers, suppliers, associations and more. Topics of presentations and workshops will be looking at end-users (retailers and consumer brands) as well as technology providers from the commercial and industrial refrigeration and heat pump sectors. In addition, the mornings of day 1 and 2 feature sessions on the latest market trends as well as regulatory issues and standards.

New features for the 2013 edition will include more networking, more discussions and an ATMOsphere America summary report to be published right after the event.

UNIDO ATMOsphere Technology Summit

3 - 4 June 2013
UNIDO ATMOsphere Technology Summit - Natural Solutions for Developing Countries: ATMOsphere is proud to announce their first conference organised in collaboration with a UN agency, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The main objective of the joint UNIDO ATMOsphere Technology Summit is to provide end-users and manufacturers from developing countries, who are active in the Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration (HVAC&R) and foam sectors with practical solutions for overcoming the challenges faced while introducing natural substances as refrigerants, such as CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water and air.

Taking place on 3 & 4 June 2013, at the UNIDO headquarters in Vienna, this conference will present market trends, policy updates and technology available in developing countries to around 200 industry stakeholders and decision makers from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East as well as North and South America.

ATMOsphere Geneva 2012

14 November 2012
ATMOsphere Geneva 2012: Update on Natural Refrigerant Solutions

ATMOsphere side event during the 24th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP24). This event is targeted to ozone and climate negotiators seeking technologically viable, safe and efficient alternatives to HCFCs. This panel discussion gives an update about latest developments with regards to the EU F-Gas regulation as well as Natural Refrigerant technology trends in Europe and Article 5 countries.

ATMOsphere Europe 2012

5 - 7 November 2012
NATURAL REFRIGERANTS - SOLUTIONS FOR EUROPE: Already in its fourth year, this interactive workshop and conference on Natural Refrigerants (CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water, air) will be organised in Brussels from Tuesday to Wednesday, 6-7 November, with a pre-event on 5 November. This year the emphasis will be on case studies, experiences, and discussions - meaning solutions - to how natural refrigerants can be viable alternatives to f-gases across Europe.

A main topic of this year's ATMOsphere Europe will therefore be the new F-Gas Regulation that the European Commission intends to present shortly before the event. This proposal will have a significant influence on the future of natural refrigerants in Europe and the 200+ key policy and industry experts attending will have the opportunity to discuss it and give their input directly to the European Commission and Parliament representatives.

The main event will take place on 6-7 November with a unique programme mix including policy sessions, end-user panels, latest technology case studies and a variety of specialised parallel workshops. Pre-event: The afternoon and evening of the 5th November will be reserved for a smaller group for in depth discussions and preparations as well as a dinner in the European Parliament. As space is limited, this pre-event is by invitation only with priority given to our speakers and sponsors.

ATMOsphere Bangkok 2012

27 July 2012
ATMOsphere Bangkok 2012: The ATMOsphere side event to the 32nd Meeting of the Open-ended Working Group of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (OEWG 32).

Natural Refrigerant Solutions - Policy drivers and examples of Natural Refrigerants being used around the world: This ATMOsphere panel discussion gives an industry and policy point of view about natural refrigerants. Case studies and their experience with technology using CO2, NH3 or hydrocarbons. This side event is targeted to the climate negotiators that are looking for technologically viable, safe and efficient alternatives to chemical refrigerants that have to be phased out in the near future.

About OEWG 32: From 23-27 July 2012 over 400 key policy representatives from 200 countries and various UN agencies as well as interested industry and non-governmental representatives met in Bangkok, Thailand. As preparation to the MOP24 in Geneva (November 2012), they discuss alternatives to Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), HCFCs and HFCs.  

ATMOsphere America 2012

12 - 13 June 2012
Background: ATMOsphere America 2012 is very timely as several SNAP rulings for hydrocarbon applications have been approved just recently. In addition, the recent developments in the commercial refrigeration market in the US and Canada are expected to provide a boost for CO2 transcritical refrigeration in North America.

Main theme: THE BUSINESS CASE FOR NATURAL REFRIGERANTS IN NORTH AMERICA: 
For the first time
ATMOsphere is coming to North America. With the intention to make it THE annual meeting place for industry experts to discuss natural refrigerant trends, latest technologies and regulatory issues in the US and Canada, it is targeting around 200 decision makers from leading retailers, suppliers, associations and more. Topics for presentations and workshops will be looking at end-users (retailers and consumer brands) as well as technology providers from the commercial and industrial refrigeration, heat pump and air conditioning sectors. The second day features in addition a session on latest market trends as well as regulations, standards and training.

ATMOsphere Bali 2011

25 November 2011
ATMOsphere Bali 2011: The first ATMOsphere side event to the 23rd Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP23).

Natural refrigerants - an industry perspective: shecco and The Natural Voice organise this ATMOsphere panel discussion to give an industry point of view about natural refrigerants. Representatives from the industry, policy and government will discuss about case studies and their experience with technology using CO2, NH3 or hydrocarbons. This side event is targeted to the climate negotiators that are looking for technologically viable, safe and efficient alternatives to chemical refrigerants that have to be phased out/down in the near future.

About MOP 23: From 21-25 November over 400 key policy representatives from 200 countries and various UN agencies met in Bali, Indonesia to discuss alternatives to Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS), HCFCs and HFCs.

ATMOsphere Europe 2011

11 - 12 October 2011
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.

ATMOsphere Europe 2010

1 January 2011
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ATMOsphere Europe 2009

19 - 20 October 2009
TECHNOLOGY - FINANCE - POLICY: Natural Refrigerants Faster to Market. Atmosphere 2009 - the international conference on natural refrigerants to be held in the European capital Brussels on 19-20 October - will bring together industry experts, the finance community and policy makers to discuss CO2, ammonia and hydrocarbons. As a milestone on the way to Copenhagen discussions, the conference sums up the technical, political and economic challenges natural refrigerants are still facing worldwide. Atmosphere 2009 is supported by the EU-funded project NARECO2 – the first European project to share knowledge, develop an e-learning module and publish a comprehensive manual on the use of CO2.