International events: Moscow

The First International Scientific Conference on Industrial Gases was held at Bauman Moscow State Technical University (MMSTU) in Moscow on March 11, 2009, under the auspices of the IIR. It marked the 100th anniversary of the First Congress of Russian Refrigeration Engineers. Over 70 Russian and foreign scientists, industrial experts, researchers and students attended the event. Prof. A. Arkharov and Dr V. Chrz headed the organizing committee. Nineteen papers covering a broad range of industrial gas topics were presented. The second event in the series will be held in March 2011.