ASHRAE Region-at-Large is organizing “the 6th Symposium of Alternative Refrigerants for High Ambient Temperature (HAT) Countries” jointly with UN Environment Program (UNEP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA), and Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) scheduled during the period (3 – 4) March 2020 in Conrad Dubai hotel. The symposium is also supported by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCE) of UAE.
The 6th edition of the Symposium will be under the theme of “Are we ready to use alternative refrigerants?”. It also intends to shed light on the comprehensive approach need to be followed for deploying lower-GWP alternative refrigerant either by industry or governments.
The symposium will be attended by more than 300 industry representatives, international associations/institutes, standardization authorities, regional research institutes as well as international/regional experts from all HAT countries (more than 30 countries from all over the world).
An overview of outcomes of recent relevant research projects, and presentations of work on risk assessment models suitable for HAT countries will be an area of focus in this symposium.