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  • New IIR publication

    The CD-ROM proceedings of Ammonia Refrigerating Systems, Renewal and Improvement, an IIR conference held in Ohrid, Macedonia (FYROM), on May 6-8, 2005, comprise 29 papers spanning a wide range of ammonia applications. Key topics: past, present and...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Calls for papers: Natural Working Fluids 2006: 7th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference

    Natural Working Fluids 2006: 7th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference will take place on May 29-31, 2006 in Trondheim, Norway, a beautiful cathedral city on a fjord surrounded by forest-clad hills. A call for papers has been launched: the deadlines are...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Calls for papers: ICR2007

    A Call for Papers for the 22nd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration — Refrigeration Creates the Future — was launched on June 30, 2006: abstracts are to be submitted by August 31, 2006. Authors will be informed of acceptance by November 30,...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Corporate and private membership of the IIR

    If you're already a member, you will be aware of your member benefits. If you're not, here's a glimpse: private members get a free subscription to the International Journal of Refrigeration or the Bulletin of the IIR and corporate members get...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Brief: Distinctions

    - François Billiard, Honorary Director of the IIR, was awarded the prestigious Charles Tellier Medal by the French Refrigeration Association (AFF). - Nevin Amos, Secretary of Commission D2 and President of the IIR's Working Party on Cold Chain...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Brief: The IIR’s 100th anniversary

    The IIR, along with several national refrigeration associations, will be 100 years old in 2008 (the first International Congress of Refrigeration took place in 1908). The French Refrigeration Association (AFF) will organize several events and a...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • Editorial by Didier Coulomb

    Besides its scientific and technological commissions, the IIR has set up working parties dealing with specific topics. These working parties have in some cases provided the IIR's actions with greater legitimacy and international recognition in...

    • Publication date : 2005/07/19
  • IIR committees meetings in Cambridge

    The Management Committee of the IIR met in Cambridge (UK) on March 19, 2005. It was invited by the UK Institute of Refrigeration and Cambridge Refrigeration Technology (CRT), thanks to Robert Heap. The main points discussed during were: - the...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • IIR Conference: Amman

    An IIR Conference on Latest developments in refrigerated storage, transportation and display of food products took place in Amman, Jordan, in March 2005. This first IIR conference in Jordan was a success: a wide range of papers were presented, on...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • IIR Conference: Auckland

    Innovative Equipment and Systems for Comfort and Food Preservation , an IIR conference, will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, on February 16-18, 2006. Deadlines: June 1, 2005 for abstracts and September 16, 2005 for papers. December 9, 2005:...

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  • IIR Conference: Prague

    Prague , Czech Republic , is to host three cryogenic conferences, Cryoprague 2006, on July 17-21, 2006 : Cryogenics 2006, an IIR conference, and 2 conferences to be co-sponsored, International Cryogenic Engineering Conference 21 (ICEC 21),...

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  • ICR2007

    Several types of IIR medals and awards will be given out at the 22nd IIR International Congress of Refrigeration to be held in Beijing, China, on August 21-26, 2007. If you are aware of an outstanding person who could be honoured, check out

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • IIR Sub-Commissions activities: D1

    A business meeting of the IIR Sub-commission D1 Refrigerated Display Cabinets was held in Orlando, US, during the 2005 ASHRAE Winter Meeting. During this meeting, chaired by Sietze van der Sluis and attended by 11 people, including Didier Coulomb...

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  • IIR Sub-Commissions activities: D2

    The next meeting of IIR Sub-Commission D2 CERtification, TEsting and quality of transport Equipment used for perishable foodstuffs and other temperature-sensitive materials (CERTE) will be held in Athens, Greece, on May 25-27, 2005. Contact G....

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  • IGO meeting

    The IIR is an intergovernmental organization based in Paris, like of course several agencies of the United Nations Organization or OECD, but also like other small specialized organizations: the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection...

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  • Australia: enhanced links

    The IIR has signed a partnership agreement with AIRAH (Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air conditioning & Heating): www.airah.org.au The aim is to "enhance the technical standing of...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Meeting: Orlando

    Didier Coulomb attended the ASHRAE Winter Meeting in Orlando (USA) in February 2005. This important conference and large exhibition for air-conditioning and refrigeration engineers, particularly from the USA, also was the occasion to strengthen...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Meeting: EPEE

    A meeting was held on January 19, 2005, between EPEE (European Partnership for Energy and the Environment) represented by Friedrich Busch, Director General, and the IIR represented by D. Coulomb and J.L. Dupont. During this meeting, information...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Meeting: Eurofreeze 2005

    The International Workshop Eurofreeze 2005 on Individual Quick Freezing of Foods was held in Sofia (Bulgaria) on January 13-15, 2005. It was organized by the Refrigeration Science and Technology Division of the Technical University of Sofia, with...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Meeting: UNEP

    Didier Coulomb and Daniel Viard, Deputy Director, met Rajendra Shende, Head of the Energy and OzonAction Branch of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), on April 6, 2005. They particularly exchanged ideas on the future of refrigerants...

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  • Brief: Iran

    There is now considerable interest in the IIR in Iran. Mr Manuchehr Mehdizadeh, who is well-known in the HVAC, chilling and freezing sectors in Iran, has attracted considerable interest in the IIR, resulting in new members representing strategic...

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  • Brief: Prof. Clark Bullard

    Prof. Clark Bullard, President of the IIR's Commission B2, was awarded the UK Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) J & E Hall Gold Medal on February 9, 2005 during the IoR's prestigious 105th Anniversary Dinner held in London. This award for the...

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  • IIR members benefit from new services

    Members of the IIR will soon have a new service available via the Web site of the IIR: a directory of research organizations comprising information on 200 laboratories (worldwide) specialized in one or more refrigeration fields, full details on...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • New IIR publication: Serving the Needs of Mankind: a History of Refrigeration

    This 40-minute DVD produced for the 21 st IIR International Congress of Refrigeration held in Washington DC in August 2003 retraces the history of refrigeration from prehistoric times to today and touches on future challenges and potential...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • New IIR publication: Latest Developments in Refrigerated Storage, Transportation and Display of Food Products

    The proceedings of Latest Developments in Refrigerated Storage, Transportation and Display of Food Products, an IIR conference involving Commissions C2, D1 with D2, held in Amman, Jordan, on March 28-30, 2005 comprise 24 papers. within the...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14