The Centre for Compressor Technology at City, University of London, organised and hosted the <a href="http://www.city.ac.uk/compressorsconference" target="_blank" rel="noopener">10<sup>th</sup> biennial International Conference on Compressors and their Systems </a>from 11<sup>th</sup> to 13<sup>th</sup> September.
The conference was supported by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR), and the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) and was sponsored by Holroyd PTG, Howden, Kapp Niles, Hoerbiger and Samputensili.
City’s President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, welcomed delegates to the conference on 11<sup>th</sup> September, emphasizing the importance of the Conference to the University’s overall strategic plan.
Chaired by Professor Ahmed Kovacevic, Howden Chair in Engineering Design and Compressor Technology, the conference was attended by 214 delegates from 23 countries, with 100 papers presented. Eighty-eight technical papers were delivered in parallel sessions during the first two days of the conference. These were selected from 184 proposed abstracts, peer reviewed by globally recognised experts, and published by the renowned Institute of Physics’ (IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering).
The tone of the conference was set by four keynotes two on each day of the conference focusing on the history and development of the compression industry on the first day and on refrigeration on the second day.
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