What’s on the IIR’s 2024 conference calendar?

The IIR calendar for 2024 features a promising choice of events covering cutting-edge refrigeration themes such as the cold chain, natural refrigerants, compressor technologies and much more! 

Check out the conferences scheduled on the IIR calendar next year! 


14th IIR Conference on Phase-Change Materials and Slurries for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (PCM 2024) 


Scheduled to take place on May 29-31, 2024, in Paris (France), PCM 2024 will bring together scientists, researchers and industry professionals working with phase change materials and slurries to discuss the latest developments in this field. 

November 1, 2023 Abstract due Find out more  


8th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain (ICCC 2024) 


On June 9-11, 2024, at Waseda University in Tokyo (Japan), 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. 

September 2023 Abstract due Find out more 


10th IIR Conference on Caloric Cooling and Applications of Caloric Materials (Thermag 2024) 


This prestigious IIR conference, to take place on August 21-24, 2024, in Baotou (China), will present an overview of new caloric materials and innovative cooling techniques, providing the ideal environment to showcase the latest developments in the discipline. Find out more 


16th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Refrigerants (GL 2024) 


With the increasing need for global warming countermeasures, natural working fluids have become an obvious vector for reducing the CO2 footprint of the refrigeration, heating and cooling sectors, as well as supporting the transition towards long-term sustainable solutions. 

This IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference, to be held at the University of Maryland (USA) on August 11-14, 2024, will provide the ideal platform to explore these issues. 

January 31, 2024 Abstracts due Find out more 


11th IIR Conference on Compressors and Refrigerants (Compressors 2024) 


Held every three years, this IIR Conference, to take place in Bratislava (Slovak Republic) on September 9-11, 2024, will provide the perfect forum to discuss this fast-developing technology, as well as advances in refrigerants and oils which are increasingly focusing on energy efficiency. 

December 10, 2023 Abstracts due Find out more 


Co-sponsored conferences in 2024: 


  • 11th Asian Conference on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (ACRA) | Jeju (Korea) | April 21-24, 2024 Find out more 
  • Purdue Conferences | West Lafayette (IN, United States) | July 15-18, 2024  Find out more 
  • China Heat Pump Conference 2024 |Shenzhen (China) | August 27-30, 2024 Find out more