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8th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain

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Scheduled to take place on June 9-11, 2024, at Waseda University in Tokyo (Japan), the 8th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain (ICCC 2024) will provide a unique opportunity for experts to exchange on important topical subjects such as decarbonising the grid, sustainable food and cold chains, reducing energy use, and utilising heat recovery, among others, as part of the solution to the challenges facing the industry.


Contributions are welcome on topics including:


Cold chain

  • Process and equipment design
  • Storage, transportation and logistics
  • Modelling and predictive tools
  • Food quality and food safety
  • Food science and food engineering
  • Innovations in retail refrigeration
  • Cold chain in developing countries


  • Low GWP Refrigerants
  • Innovative technologies for carbon neutrality
  • Life cycle analysis on food supply chain
  • Advancements in commercial refrigeration
  • Application of renewable energies


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Key dates
  • September 2023 Abstract due
  • December 2023 Full paper due
  • April 2024 Final version of full paper due / Early bird registration closes


  • Start date : June 09, 2024
  • End date : June 11, 2024
  • Location : Tokyo, Japan
  • Address : Waseda University
  • Organisers : Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (JSRAE)
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