IIR Congress 2023: The programme is now available!

The exciting 5-day programme of the upcoming IIR Congress 2023 includes 600 scientific papers, 1 plenary address, 14 keynote speakers, 21 workshops and 3 technical tours. 

First held in Paris (France) in 1908, the next International Congress of Refrigeration will make history! 


To be organised by the French Association of Refrigeration (AFF) under the theme “Towards efficient, controlled and smart refrigeration”, the 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2023) will be held on August 21-25, 2023 again in Paris (France).  


This international event will bring together scientific and technical experts in all fields of refrigeration from across the globe to provide perspectives on the future of the industry in line with sustainable development. 


The programme is out! 


This leading event on refrigeration will explore how the industry can continue to build refrigeration with a positive impact and will present 600 scientific papers, including 468 oral presentations and 124 posters, 1 plenary address, 14 keynote speakers, 21 workshops and 3 technical tours. 

The Congress will open with a much-anticipated plenary address from Lambert Kuijpers entitled “From past to present: a net-zero framework with various hurdles and opportunities for RACHP”. 

Over the 5-days, delegates will exchange on the latest developments of the industry in relation to safety, legislation, training, climate change and much more, all in the runup to COP28. 


Discover 3 must-see guided tours in Paris 

Rungis International Market  

Dive into the heart of the world's largest fresh produce market and immerse yourself in its unique atmosphere. Accompanied by official guides who are experts in the market's history and secrets... 


Cemafroid Tecnea  

Presentation and visit of the technical facilities and the André GAC laboratories, official ATP testing station recognised by the UN, and presentation of state-of-the-art equipment... 


La Samaritaine 

La Samaritaine is a large luxury department store in Paris. It started as a small apparel shop and expanded to what became a series of department store buildings with a total of 90 different departments... 



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We look forward to seeing you at the 26th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration! 



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