Speakers

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Keynote

Thomas
Keynote: Thomas Lund
Energy efficiency of industrial-size refrigeration systems
Bruce
Keynote: Bruce Nelson, M.AIRAH
Ultra-low GWP refrigeration using natural refrigerants
Thomas
Keynote: Thomas Frank
Future of ultra-low temperature refrigeration: -115°C cold sauna and -80°C storage room using ambient air as a refrigerant

Speakers

Christian Kempe
Christian Kempe
Reliable and safe R744/R717 cascade heat exchanger

Dario_Ferlin
Dario Ferlin, M.AIRAH
Sustainability and integration initiatives that are driving supermarket change
Elizabeth Paparo
Elizabeth Paparo, Affil.AIRAH
Gender equality in the workplace - An eight step strategy to move forward with
Frank Mendham
Dr Frank Mendham
Flammable refrigerant systems: a fire explosion risk perspective

Graeme Marr
Graeme Marr
High-temperature NH3 heat pumps and beyond

Gregory Malcolm
Gregory Malcolm
Gender equality in the workplace - An eight step strategy to move forward with
Hesam Semsarilar
Hesam Semsarilar
Use of CO2 as a volatile heat-transfer fluid in thermal energy storage
Julian-Hudson
Julian Hudson, M.AIRAH
CO2 : HVAC applications in commercial buildings

Kylie-Farrelley
Kylie Farrelley
Risks and responsibilities when transitioning to low-GWP refrigerants
Peter-Brodribb
Peter Brodribb, M.AIRAH
Best Practice Guide for Energy Efficient Walk-in Cold Rooms

Rob Paul
Rob Paul
High-temperature NH3 heat pumps and beyond

Stefan-Jensen
Stefan Jensen, F.AIRAH
Best-practice energy performance benchmarking for refrigerated warehouses
Sergiy Kolinchuk
Sergiy Kolinchuk, M.AIRAH
State-of-the-art CO2 refrigeration systems with integrated HVAC functions
Tony-Swift
Tony Swift
Hiring overseas technicians in response to local skill shortages

Yan Gu
Yan Gu, Affil.AIRAH
Sustainability and integration initiatives that are driving supermarket change

PANEL: The global warming crisis - Bringing the refrigeration and HVAC industries together

Chair: Julian Hudson, M.AIRAH, Glaciem Cooling Technologies

Panellists:
Bryon Price, F.AIRAH, A.G. Coombs
Amna Abdalla, City of Yarra
Sarah Reid, City of Melbourne

This panel session will discuss: 
- The global warming crisis
- Refrigerants and energy efficiency
- The R22 phase-out
- The challenges of natural solutions in commercial buildings
Julian
Chairperson: Julian Hudson, M.AIRAH
Bryon
Panelist: Bryon Price, F.AIRAH
Amna
Panelist: Amna Abdalla
Sarah
Panelist: Sarah Reid

PANEL: Heat pump applications in the refrigeration industry

Chair: Jonathan Fryer, M.AIRAH, ISECO Engineering Services
Panellists:
Michael Riese, M.AIRAH, Cold Logic 
Terry Presley, York Process Systems
Greg Clements, GEA Australia
Craig Duff, Active Refrigeration

PANEL: Refrigeration end-users

This panel will discuss the present and future of the industry, skill shortages and career opportunities. What the key organisations doing to the address the phase-down, skill shortages + more.
Dario
Dario Ferlin, M.AIRAH
Edward
Edward Brandt
Jannie
Jannie Howard
Shaun
Shaun Merry

PANEL: Issues from the field - contractors session

Chair - Rene Le Miere, Affil.AIRAH, SuperCool Asia-Pacific
Panellists:
Dr Ross Digby, Holmesglen
Kylie Farrelley, Refrigerant Reclaim Australia
Rodney Cumming, Australian Refrigeration Council
Tony Gleeson, M.AIRAH, AIRAH

This sessions will expand on the 2019 contractors panel, looking at the issues faced by the small to medium contractors that work within the HVAC&R industry. This panel will discuss:
- The concerns of the contractors at the cold face
- Flammable refrigerant training
- Licensing 
- Refrigerant reclaim
- Training at TAFE
- Training via industry suppliers.