ATMOsphere Australia 2016 - Case Study Submission Guidelines

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The ATMOsphere events are heading Down Under, as the first ATMOsphere Australia focusing on both Australia and New Zealand will be held on 16 May in Melbourne, Australia. The ATMOsphere review panel has now officially issued a Call for Natural Refrigerant-Based Case Studies. The deadline for abstract submissions is 25 March, 2016.

Abstract submission criteria

Please note that the information provided in the abstract will be used to publicly market your case study if it is chosen for ATMOsphere Australia 2016.

Case studies must be centered in or applicable to the market in Australia or New Zealand.

In addition, all submissions must include reference to the following points:
  • Sustainable: The case study should address the potential of natural refrigerant technology
  • Replicable: Lessons learned that could be applied to other projects in Australia or New Zealand
  • Original: Technology innovations, research results that have not been shown elsewhere, new fields of application, etc.
  • Tangible: Examples of real life installations and/or demonstration projects, laboratory testing with tangible results, etc.
Important: Case studies with the following elements will be treated preferentially: 
  • Efficiency analysis: Analysis of how the refrigerant influences the Coefficient of Performance (COP), comparison of different systems or parameters, etc.
  • Cost analysis: energy costs, operational costs, planning and installation costs, life cycle costs  
The ideal ATMOsphere speaker
  • Has expertise on the use of natural refrigerants
  • Has experience working on innovative projects in one of the related sessions or panels
  • Is a good public speaker
  • Is interested in exchanging expertise and knowledge
  • Is eager to engage with participants outside of sessions throughout the conference and networking reception 
Formatting guidelines

Case study submissions will not be considered unless they include:
  • Author’s full name, organization and email address
  • Case study title
  • Key words
  • A substantial abstract – please be aware that this is the abstract that will be used to announce the case study. It must be between 3-5 paragraphs and state the main focus and key elements of the case study. 
Presentation time

Each technology case study presentation will be allotted 10-12 minutes for the presentation + 3 minutes of Q&A from the audience.

Speaker discount

Case study presenters are entitled to a special 50% discounted ATMOsphere Australia 2016 conference pass.

Submission procedure

Case studies abstracts and questions about submissions can be sent to Please indicate “ATMO Australia 2016” in the subject line and in the case study itself. The deadline for submitting a case study abstract is 25 March, 2016.

Please be aware that the accepted case study presenters must submit presentations two weeks before the conference for final comments from the Review Board.

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