The IIR Conference Innovative Equipment and Systems for Comfort and Food Preservation took place in Auckland, New Zealand, on February 16-19, 2006. It was co-organized with IRHACE (Institute of Refrigeration, Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineering of New Zealand). About 150 participants from 20 countries attended this very successful conference. A meeting of the New Zealand Committee for the IIR and an IIR commission business meeting were also held, involving Commissions B2, C2, D1, D2 and E1. The photo shows participants to Auckland's conference.