Call for abstracts now open for the IIR Congress 2023!

To be organised under the theme "Towards efficient, controlled and smart refrigeration", the call for abstracts for the 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration has been launched.

Call for abstracts now open!


We are delighted to announce that the call for abstracts for the 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2023) is now open! 


The 26th edition of the IIR Congress, which will take place on August 21-25, 2023, in Paris, France, will reunite key international stakeholders and provide perspectives on the future of the industry in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals.

This leading event in refrigeration, to be organised by the French Association of Refrigeration (AFF), will be held under the theme "Towards efficient, controlled and smart refrigeration" and will aim to explore how the industry can continue to build refrigeration with a positive impact.


Over 1,000 participants expected!


First held in 1908, the International Congress of Refrigeration of the IIR is a flagship event that converges industry and research.  

Covering all fields of refrigeration, the IIR Congress, which takes place every four years, is the world's largest gathering of scientists, experts, technicians and professionals in the field of refrigeration and air conditioning. It provides a unique forum to present and disseminate the results of research, development and innovation.

Submit your abstract 


Delegates are invited to submit abstracts (up to 250 words) by June 29, 2022, via the Congress website.

Abstracts are welcome under 10 key themes (IIR Commissions) encompassing all fields of refrigeration:

  • A1 - Cryophysics & cryoengineering 
  • A2 - Liquefaction & separation of gases 
  • B1 - Thermodynamics & transfer processes 
  • B2 - Refrigerating equipment 
  • C1 - Cryobiology, cryomedicine & health products 
  • C2 - Food science & engineering 
  • D1 - Refrigerated storage 
  • D2 - Refrigerated transport 
  • E1 - Air conditioning 
  • E2 - Heat pumps & energy recovery 


Submit an abstract


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We look forward to seeing you in Paris!



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