The IIR conference will take place from July 27 to July 31.
Glasgow, where the original conference was supposed to take place.
The IIR (International Institute of Refrigeration) Rankine Conference 2020 – Applications of Cooling, Heating and Power Generation is moving online. The virtual conference will be extended to 5 days, and will take place from July 27 to July 31.
The original conference was planned for July 26-29 in Glasgow, U.K.
“We are keen to take this unique opportunity to mark the anniversary of Rankine’s birth and celebrate his work and legacy,” the Paris-based IIR said on its website. “We have an excellent selection of technical papers and know that it is even more important in these times when face-to-face interaction is restricted that we continue to work, learn and celebrate together as a community regardless of physical distances.”
The event will explore new research and developments in the fields of power cycles, working fluids and RACHP (refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump) applications; it aims to provide insight and new inspiration to build “efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions,” said IIR.
It will include over 60 paper presentations, keynote lectures, short courses and a virtual coffee room for informal chats. There will be live presentations, and the option to view recorded versions later.
There will also be a virtual conference desk, and there is support for participants who may be attending a virtual conference for the very first time.
The conference is aimed at end users, manufacturers, engineers, system designers, academics and policy makers.
For more information and how to register, click here. The early bird registration free is £120 (US$147) + VAT, and it is valid until June 15.