UPDATE: The 11th IIR Gustav Lorentzen Conference: less than one month to go!

By Pilar Aleu, Aug 25, 2014, 15:33 3 minute reading

The biennial Gustav Lorentzen Conference represents a golden opportunity to bring together HVAC&R experts to learn about technological developments and new trends in the refrigeration industry using natural refrigerants. The two-day conference will take place from 31 August to 2 September 2014 in Hangzhou in southeast China. Registrants can benefit from an early fee until 10 August 2014. + Last chance to submit a case study

Jointly organised by the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), the Chinese Association of Refrigeration (CAR) and the Zhejiang University, the 11th Gustav Lorentzen Conference is a forum where participants have the opportunity to learn about, and discuss, the latest developments related to the use of CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water and air as refrigerants in different application areas including commercial and industrial refrigeration, indirect cooling and heat transfer and heat exchangers. The 2014 keynote topics will include:

  • State of the art of refrigerants today and in the future
  • An analysis of recent ammonia incidents in China
  • Safety considerations for natural refrigerants
  • Progress in international standards for refrigerants

How to register?

Online registration for the conference is already open and those that register and pay before 10 August 2014 can benefit from a lower registration fee.

More information on the preliminary conference programme and registration details can be found at www.gl2014.org.

shecco is silver sponsor of Gustav Lorentzen 2014; R744.com reporting live from the event!

Market development company and R744.com publisher shecco is a silver sponsor of the 2014 Gustav Lorentzen Conference. Conference participants are invited to stop by the shecco booth to learn more about the company’s activities and share their experiences and knowledge on the latest natural refrigerant policy and industry developments.

In addition, R744.com journalists will be reporting live from the conference.

Keynote presentations 10th Gustav Lorentzen

Alongside keynote presentations from Professor Pega Hrnjak and GEA Refrigeration’s David Bostock, the 10th Gustav Lorentzen conference, organised in Delft, the Netherlands, featured the latest research on ejector technologies, heat pumps, and reducing the energy consumption for CO2 supermarkets through integrated heating and cooling.

About Gustav Lorentzen

The IIR’s acclaimed Gustav Lorentzen conferences are named after Professor Gustav Lorentzen, who in the late 1980s rediscovered how CO2 could be used as a refrigerant in heating and cooling applications, developing the modern thermodynamic transcritical cycle that led to re-invention of CO2 cooling technology.

Last chance - final call for case studies

A final call for case studies for the 11th IIR Gustav Lorentzen. All full papers will be peer-reviewed and the accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings, which will be published in bound volumes available after the conference. Some of the best papers will be recommended for publication in the International Journal of Refrigeration special issue.

Papers should focus on an aspect of the following key topics and can range anywhere from fundamental sciences to applied technologies.

  • Natural refrigerants (CO2, ammonia, hydrocarbons, water, air)
  • Commercial refrigeration
  • Heat transfer and heat exchangers
  • Emission and energy saving
  • District cooling and heating
  • Lubricants
  • Indirect cooling
  • Industrial refrigeration
  • Legal and risk management
  • The future of refrigeration
  • Sorption systems
  • CO2 systems

Abstracts should be approximately 150 words in English and contain the objectives, results and conclusion. Submissions must include the following elements: title of the paper, authors' names and affilitation, abstract (150 words), keywords, contact information (name, full address, phone number, fax number & email address of the author to whom subsequent correspondence should be directed).

Additional information about abstract submissions can be found
here. All abstracts must be submitted through the conference website: www.gl2014.org


By Pilar Aleu

Aug 25, 2014, 15:33

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