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*With 4+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 04 Jul 2017
Monday 25 September 2017
Pre-event Workshop
10:00

SuperSmart Training on Energy-Efficient Food Retail Stores 
2-hour workshop by SuperSmart / shecco

The SuperSmart project has published 7 reports about how to build and maintain energy-efficient food retail stores in Europe. This free training session will be about energy efficiency, including CO2 systems with ejectors and the integration of A/C systems; and the use of computational tools.

Registration is mandatory and free of charge. Click here to register and for more info. 

Registration and Welcome Lunch
12:30
Registration & sponsor booth set up. Welcome lunch will be served as participants arrive on site.
Welcome and Introduction
13:30
Marc Chasserot, shecco, Welcome & introduction
13:45
Alvaro de Oña, shecco, Introducing Accelerate Europe Awards and announcing the nominees
Thought Leaders Panel
14:00
HVAC&R industry thought leaders will discuss their future plans involving natural refrigerants, including their technology needs and the opportunities for natural refrigerant technologies across various applications in Europe.

Co-chairs: Marc Chasserot & Alvaro de Oña, shecco

Jörgen RogstamEnergi & Kylanalys


More speakers will be announced soon.
Networking Break
15:30
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking break.
CEO Interview
16:00
In this brand-new panel, Marc Chasserot & Andrew Williams of shecco will interview one of the most successful and innovative CEOs in the industry. More info coming soon.

Market Trends & Opportunities Panel
16:30
Co-chairs: Armin HafnerNorwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)Alvaro de Oña, shecco

Leading European suppliers will give brief strategic and visionary presentations sharing their latest success stories, lessons learned, challenges and next steps regarding natural refrigerant-based technologies.

Guillaume Burvingt, Carrier

Armin Hafner, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Alexander Wirsching, Teko

Eric DelforgeMayekawa

Alexander Pachai, Johnson Controls

Umberto di Barbora, Modine

Alvaro de Oña, shecco
Networking Reception
18:00
Drinks and light dinner will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking welcome reception, sponsored by SCM Frigo.
 

*With 4+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 04 Jul 2017
Tuesday 26 September 2017
Networking breakfast
07:30
Continental breakfast will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
NatRefs - Lessons learned from the German-speaking market
08:30
Update on the state of the market from the German speaking regions of Europe showcasing the experience and expertise in the sector. This session will be key for those interested in moving in this region or those wishing to gain insight in their experience.

In discussion will also be the opportunities for the HVAC&R sector in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, based on their different regulations, standards and developments.

Chair: Nina Masson, shecco

Jürgen Süss, efficient energy, Natural Refrigerants in Data Centres

Dr. Daniel de GraafGerman Environment Agency (UBA), Criteria of the German Ecolabel ("Blue Angel") for stationary Air Conditioners

Olaf Schulze, Metro, NatRefs as seen by a German retail giant

Jonas SchönebergerFrigo-Consulting, Switzerland vs. Europe - differences in legislation & real-life applications for natural refrigerants 


More speakers will be announced soon.

Networking Break
10:30
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking break.
Parallel Sessions
11:00
Participants will be able to choose one of the following sessions:

Case Studies: Small and Medium-Format Commercial Refrigeration Case Studies: Innovation 
Heat Pumps

Chair: Andrew Williams, shecco

SCM Frigo
, CUBO2 SMART CO2 condensing units        

Gaku Shimada, Panasonic CO2 Refrigeration system for small-format retail stores or walk-in cooler in Europe

Edwin Bloch, Viessmann, ESyCool Green - integrated energy system for food retail

Markus Lenz, Emerson, Compact CO2 refrigeration Unit in commercial application

Jonas Schöneberger, Frigo Consulting,  A cost-effective solution for small- to medium-sized markets

Kim ChristensenAdvansor, Small supermarkets with CO2 remote systems – minibooster

Francesco Mastrapasqua, EPTA, CO2 FTE transcritical technology performance vs previous solutions in real store conditions

Michael Elstrøm & Jesper K. Nielsen,
HB Products, Capacitive measurement of void fraction 


Michael Duggan, RLS, Press-to-connect/flame sree stainless steel solution engineered for CO2 Applications

Enrico Zambotto, Arneg, Comparison between real plants using R744 with ejector and parallel compressor and a conventional R134a/R744 cascade in warm climates

Nicola Pieretti, CARELDC inverter CO2 condensing units for small and medium formats


Sascha Hellmann, Carrier, Further enhancements in the application of modulating ejectors
Chair: Menno van der Hoff, TripleAqua by Uniechemie

Thomas Nowak, European Heat Pump Association (EHPA)

Bert van Dorp, Witteveen & Bos Deventer

Sylvain GillauxSANDEN, CO2 heating solutions
Networking Lunch
12:30
Networking lunch will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
Parallel Sessions
14:00

Participants will be able to choose one of the following sessions:

Industrial Refrigeration Panel
Transport Workshop
Case Studies: Commercial Refrigeration

Chair: Alvaro de Oñashecco

Bram Vanden Berghen
, Colruyt, Ammonia heat pump meat processing factory

Wolfgang Dietrich, GEA
Combination of cooling and heating - The “efficiency booster” at an industrial application

Jürgen Süss, efficient energy, Cooling of a plastic molding process with a R718 chiller
 
Jonas SchönebergerFrigo Consulting,
Why CO2 is gaining market share in industrial applications
Chair: Nina Masson, shecco

Dr Klaus Vestner and Martin Hasnik
, Deutsche Bahn, Past and future - Deutsche Bahn's experiences with NatRefs   


Lutz BoeckFaiveley, Challenges of CO2 as refrigerant in railway air conditioning

Gérald Cavalier, Cemafroid

Michael Sonnekalb
Konvekta

Freddie Wilson, Dearman, 
Enabling a subcritical CO2 vapour cycle using cryogenic cooling
Chair: Andrew Williams, shecco

Micael Antonsson,
 Carrier, Latest developments in multicompressor CDUs using CO2

SANDEN
, Full store with compact and efficient CO2 plug-in

Torben Funder-Kristensen, Danfoss, Keynotes on CO2 developments and system outlooks

Andreas Meier, TEKO, ROXSTAcube integral (transcritcal COrack)

Lukas Patryarcha, WURM,  Performance comparison of modern CO2 installations in operation   

Nicolas Fidorra
University Braunschweig - Institute of Technology, Energy assessment water loop systems for supermarket refrigeration

 

Networking Break
16:00
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking break.
Parallel Sessions
16:30
Participants will be able to choose one of the following sessions:
 
Case Studies: Hydrocarbon Commercial Refrigeration

Case Studies: Industrial Refrigeration

Case Studies: HVAC

Chair: Andrew Williams, shecco

Tecumseh, 
Eco friendly mini chiller for refrigeration

Embraco, Next generation of 2HP compressor optimised for R290

Giovanni Tonin, CAREL, Exceptional performance and natural efficiency for beverage coolers

Francesco CastagnaEliwellAn efficient R290 self-contained cabinet based on pulse EEV plus a variable speed compressor

Vicente Guilabert Hernandez, Huayi Compressors Barcelona, R290 compressor range for small light commercial applications








Chair: Alvaro de Oña, shecco

Paul Arrowsmith, Sainsbury's
A natural refrigerant On-line Fulfilment Centre

Giacomo Pisano
Dorin, CO2 against ammonia: new trends in the European market  


Mark KristensenAdvansor, Transcritical CO2 challenges traditional NH3/CO2 cascade systems

SCM Frigo, TC CO2 unit in South Africa with parallel compression, vapor ejector and hot gas defrost system

Giulia Fava, Euroklimat
, R290 Fluid Chillers Providing Air Conditioning for a Cash & Carry Warehouse in Padua, Italy 

Julien Pourriere, Profroid, Latest developments in usage of Ammonia as a refrigerant in industrial applications
Chair: Armin HafnerNorwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Selimcan Azizoglu, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) & Alexandr Pukhov, OJSC Myasomolmontazh, Belarus - Low-charge ammonia-based cooling in administrative building

Kenneth Hoffmann, GEA, Highly efficient ammonia heat pump installed in central London

Philip DenzingerGIZ, Contribution to development of improved hydrocarbon refrigerant charge size limits for commercial refrigeration and air-conditioning appliances

Hayato Sakamoto, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kawasaki turbo chiller using water as refrigerant

Vartan PetrosyantsUPEC Industrial Group, Ecologically Pure Climate Control System Based on Air Turbo Technology for Vehicle and Stationary Applications


Networking Dinner and Accelerate Europe Awards Ceremony
19:30
Dinner reception, sponsored by Carrier.
 


Andrew Williams, shecco, editor of Accelerate Europe, and Alvaro de Oña, shecco, head of media, will present the 1st  Annual Accelerate Europe Awards, recognizing companies and individuals leading the transition to natural refrigerant­-based technologies.

 


*With 4+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 04 Jul 2017
Wednesday 27 September 2017
Networking Breakfast
08:00
Continental breakfast will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
Parallel Sessions
09:00

Participants will be able to choose one of the following sessions:

Food Retail Panel Training

Chair: Andrew Williams, shecco

David Schalenbourg, Ahold 
Delhaize

Olaf Schulze, Metro

Adeleke Ige, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Per-Erik Jansson, ICA Supermarket Sweden

Collin Bootsveld, Colruyt



Chair: Alvaro de Oña, shecco

Roelof Robbertsen
, 
Aeres Tech

Marco Buoni, Air conditioning and Refrigeration European Association (AREA)

Volker Stamer, Bitzer, Training – THE key element on the transition path to natural refrigerants

Alvaro de Oña, shecco, GUIDE training in Europe

 

Networking Break
11:00
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking break.
Policy & Standards Panel
11:30
Presentations by government representatives on the latest regulatory issues and standards regarding natural refrigerants in Europe.

Chair: Marc Chasserotshecco

Florian VeyssilierFrench Ministry of Ecological and Inclusive Transition,
Update on French policy and refrigeration standards

Clare Perry, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), The Kigali Agreement and its relevance to the European policy on HFCs

Thomas Willson, European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation (ECOS), Development of standards and their impact on natural refrigerants

Peder Gabrielsen, European Environment Agency (EEA), TBC

Marc Chasserot, shecco
CONCLUSIONS AND FAREWELL LUNCH
13:00
Lunch will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
Site Visit to Edeka Ludwigsfeld Store
15:00
Site visit to Edeka store, the largest German supermarket corporation, in Ludwigsfed, organised by Epta


The store features parallel compression, heat recovery and a heat-pump functions. The parallel compressors or flash gas compressors are used as a heat pump in winter together with heatpump-evaporators. 

Registration is free of charge but mandatory, opening soon.
Please send us an e-mail at info@atmo.org if you are interested. 

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