International activities: IKK 2005

IKK 2005, the 26th IKK-International Trade Fair Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Ventilation, took place in Hanover on November 2-4, 2005. It attracted 13 670 visitors and 610 exhibitors from 41 countries. For the third year running the IIR was visible at IKK, thanks to the kind invitation of DKV, the German Refrigeration Association, who provided a booth. Susan Phalippou, the IIR's Promotion Manager, displayed IIR products, set up many new contacts and enjoyed seeing many visitors, including Prof. Henk van der Ree (President of the IIR's Executive and Management Committees), Prof. Horst Kruse (Honorary Member of the IIR), Dr Peter Tomlein (organizer of the Compressors IIR conference series), Mr John Murphy (Institute of Refrigeration Ireland), Miss Christine Kim (KRAIA, Korea) and Mr Rory Macnamara (Editor of Refrigeration & Airconditioning Africa Journal). Mrs Irene Reichert (General Secretary of DKV), Dr Harald Kaiser (Senior President of DKV) and Susan Phalippou held a meeting of the DKV-IIR Liaison Committee and discussed ways of enhancing cooperation.