The 7th IIR Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain will be taking place from 11 to 13 April 2022 in Newcastle (UK).
This international event will focus on sharing expertise on the cold chain with developing countries to address key UN sustainable development goals related to hunger, health, energy, education, economic growth, infrastructure, sustainable cities, responsible production (reducing food waste), climate action and partnerships. It will explore topics related to innovation in the cold chain, retail refrigeration, technology development and design as well as building a sustainable cold chain in developing nations.
Talking about the conference, Dr Andy Pearson, Chair of the Organising Committee of the 7th IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain said "We are delighted to welcome ICCCS back to the UK in April 2022 - the third time this key sustainability conference has been hosted by IOR. It is more important than ever to be aware of new ideas on efficiency and environmental protection, and food security across the cold chain is a priority. CC 2022 will present leading research on these topics from around the world, coupled with case studies, practical examples, workshops and site visits."
In addition to presentations and keynotes, organisers are planning to include a full programme of activities comprising of social events, technical tours, short courses, and a gala dinner.