The Industrial Refrigeration Network

Where: Germany, Europe
When: 06 June 2024 - 07 June 2024
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The SCHAUFLER Academy is excited to host the inaugural Industrial Refrigeration Network Event this summer, a pioneering initiative focused on promoting natural refrigerants within the Industrial Refrigeration industry in Europe. Set to take place on June 6-7, 2024, this event aims to bring together key stakeholders from various sectors—including end-users, contractors, installers, consultants, planners, OEMs, and academia—to foster thought leadership, share innovative ideas, and strengthen industry collaborations. This unique gathering promises to be a cornerstone for future developments in the field of sustainable refrigeration solutions.

Venue: SCHAUFLER Academy, International training center of BITZER for refrigeration and air conditionin, Rottenburg am Neckar in Germany.


  • To create a platform for thought leadership in Industrial Refrigeration within Europe
  • To partner with Industrial Refrigeration stakeholders: from end users; to contractors / installers; to consultants / planers; through to OEMs, as well as Academia
  • To host industry sponsored Expo-style Conference, for networking, where innovative ideas can be discussed and exchanged between the named stakeholder groups
  • To collaborate with likeminded associations, like IIAR and Eurammon in promoting the interests of natural refrigerants, with focus on Europe
  • To host a website as a resource for the Industrial Refrigeration stakeholders to share in the though leadership insights gained from the participants in the IRN.

  • Together with several European Industry Sponsors, an initial Expo-style Conferences has been planned for the 6th to the 7th of June 2024
  • The kick-off event will be hosted at the SCHAUFLER Academy in Rottenburg-Ergenzingen, in Germany, by one of the Sponsors
  • This event will consist of several segments:
  • Keynote speakers – focusing on major industry trends and challenges
  • Industry related technical talks - hosted by members of the abovementioned stakeholder groups
  • Expo-style mini-booths - where the sponsors can promote their innovative solutions for the Industrial Refrigeration industry
  • Networking events - including sponsored coffee breaks, working lunches, and a gala networking dinner on the evening of the 6th of June 2024.


If you work within the Industrial Refrigeration Industry in Europe, and would like to hear more about the innovative solutions being offered in the industry by the above-mentioned stakeholders; would like to broaden your knowledge of where the journey is going to in respect to natural refrigerants in this Industry; and would like to network with a broad spectrum of industry players and peers; then this event is ideally suited to your needs. 

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