Program – Conference sessions

The Refrigeration 2022 Conference will be held on Monday, May 16 and Tuesday, May 17. 

The day two (conference sessions) program can be viewed below.

Please note that the times in the below program are based on AEST. 

Tuesday, May 17 – Conference sessions

Time (AEST) Session  Speaker 
8.30am – 9.00am
Registration, arrival tea and coffee
9.00am – 9.10am Welcome address AIRAH
9.10am – 9.55am
Keynote address:
Climate change challenges and opportunities for refrigeration
Dr Paul Bannister, L.AIRAH
9.55am – 10.20am Cold Hard Facts 2021- Key developments and emerging trends in the RAC industry in Australia
Graeme Dewerson
Expert Group
10.20am – 10.35am Australian Refrigeration Council licencing/refrigeration update Rod Cumming, Affil.AIRAH
Australian Refrigeration Council
10.35am – 11.05am Morning tea  
11.05am – 11.30am Phase down update – how is Australia tracking?  Pat McInerney
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
11.30am – 12.55pm Panel session:
Refrigeration industry overview and update
Julian Hudson, M.AIRAH,
Glaciem Cooling Technologies

Pat McInerney, 
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Ben Peters,
Superior Training Centre
Rod Cumming, Affil.AIRAH,
Australian Refrigeration Council
Kylie Farrelley, Refrigerant Reclaim Australia
12.55pm – 1.55pm Lunch  
1.55pm – 2.20pm Recruitment insights - Breaking the cycle  Shaun Merry, Affil.AIRAH
2.20pm – 2.45pm Transcritical CO2 and the Australian climate Mike Baker, M.AIRAH
AJ Baker Refrigeration 
2.45pm – 3.10pm Natural refrigerant solutions for industrial heating and cooling demand: making an informed choice Dr Alemu Tiruneh Alemu, M.AIRAH
Glaciem Cooling Technologies
3.10pm – 3.40pm Afternoon tea  
3.40pm – 4.05pm Flammable refrigerants in the retail environment Dario Ferlin, M.AIRAH
4.05pm – 4.30pm Design of plantrooms for A2L refrigerants Ben Adamson, F.AIRAH
4.30pm – 4.55pm Process glycol and water chilling – a changing environment Brian McLaughlin, M.AIRAH
4.55pm – 5.00pm Closing address  
 5.00pm – 6.00pm  Cocktail function