4th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain


07/04/2016 - 09/04/2016 Auckland, New Zealand, Massey University


Key Dates 4 September 2015 Abstract submission deadline 27 November 2015 Full paper submission deadline 15 January 2016 Full papers returned to authors with comments 12 February 2016 Final version of full papers due 14 February 2016 Early Bird registration ends This prestigious biennial conference attracts international audiences of researchers and industrialists, providing an opportunity to showcase cutting edge developments in sustainability, retail refrigeration and the cold chain. The conference theme will be divided into 3 categories:
 1. Cold chain refrigeration equipment
 - Process and equipment design innovation
- Progress in industrial refrigeration
- Storage and transportation
- Retail and commercial display cabinets
- Domestic refrigeration
- Cold chain in developing countries

2. Monitoring, evaluating and responding to conditions
 - Devices for monitoring conditions and performance - “Big data” handling and analysis of cold chain conditions - Modelling product responses to conditions - Predictive food quality and safety - Corrective actions in the cold chain

3. Developments in sustainability
- Integration of heating, cooling and heat pumps
- Refrigerants, containment and the refrigerated future
- Innovative technologies
- Life-cycle analysis of cool chain systems and supply chains
- Energy efficiency in the cold chain
- Renewable energies in the cold chain


Source: iccc2016.com

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