Events


*With 7+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 12 Apr 2019
Sunday 16 June 2019
Sponsors set up
17:00
Exhibition space will be open for sponsors set up from 5 to 9pm.

*With 7+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 12 Apr 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 will give the audience an exclusive in-depth look at the latest technology trends.

Pega Hrnjak, University of Illinois
CEO Interview
10:10
Marc Chasserot will hold an exclusive interview with Hillphoenix 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. If you are interested in participating, please contact Ms. Pilar Aleu at pilar.aleu@shecco.com.



INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION

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

Michael Lau, Yosemite Meat Co. & 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

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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

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 sponsor exhibition area.
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.

Harrison Horning
Hannaford

Rafael Navarro Torua
, Casa Ley

John Stuit
, DeCA

Gary Cooper
, Lowe's
CEO Interview
16:30
Marc Chasserot will hold an exclusive interview with Parke Adamson of Kysor Warren.

Micael Antonsson, Carrier SCS / Profroid - Green & Cool , Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsor exhibition area.
Accelerate America Awards and Networking Dinner
18:00
Dinner reception and the 4rd Annual Accelerate America Awards, recognizing companies and individuals leading the transition to natural refrigerant­-based technologies.

*With 7+ weeks to go, the program is being updated daily. Last updated: 12 Apr 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
08:45
Introduction to day two of the conference by Marc Chasserot & Lydia Matthäus-Wiltink, shecco.
Policy and Standards Session
09:00
Key representatives will discuss on the latest regulatory issues and standards regarding natural refrigerants in the US and Canada.

Stacy KaukEnvironment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

Glenn Gallagher, California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Eric Smith
International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)

More speakers will be announced soon!
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.

Ammi AmarnathElectric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Paul Delaney, Southern California Edison (SCE) 

Ali White, Efficiency Vermont

More speakers will be announced soon! 
Networking Break
11:00
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
CEO Interview
11:15

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
11:45
Leading contractors will share their experiences using different types of natural refrigerant technologies, including benefits, challenges and future plans.

Lois Stirewalt, RETA (Refrigerating Engineers & Technicians Association) & GCCA (Global Cold Chain Alliance) 

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

Ryan Welty
, South-Town Refrigeration & Mechanical

Robert Leonard, Key Mechanical
ATMO Connect Lunch
12:45
Networking lunch will be served in the sponsor exhibition area.
Parallel Sessions
14:15
INDUSTRIAL END USERS BEST PRACTICE SESSION

Only end users are allowed to participate in this closed-door discussion. If you are interested in participating, please contact Ms. Pilar Aleu at pilar.aleu@shecco.com.  



COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION

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

Speaker TBC, Target & Marek zgliczynski, EmbracoTarget’s experience with R-290 refrigeration systems for cold-room applications

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

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

Rob ArthurCushing Terrell, Total cost of ownership of natural refrigerant systems

Networking Break
16:15
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
Industrial end user panel
16:30
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.

Speaker tbc, Campbell Soup

Ricardo Garcia
Frialsa

Curt Alverson, Roche Diagnostics

Pete LepschatHenningsen Cold Storage

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.
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