Refrigeration2030 event to host leading refrigeration experts in Paris

Eurovent and Uniclima organise interactive forum for trends and developments in Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration, Process Cooling and Food Cold Chain

Brussels, Paris, 4 April 2017. The Eurovent Association and Uniclima[1] have officially announced their event Refrigeration2030, which is going to take place on Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:00-16:00 (CET), in Paris, France. Refrigeration2030 constitutes an interactive forum for trends and developments in Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration, Process Cooling and Food Cold Chain. The event has received a wide support of the refrigeration sector and is organised in cooperation with AFCE[2], AFF[3], AICVF[4] and PERIFEM[5]. Speakers include leading sector representatives from around Europe.

Refrigeration2030 is a hands-on, forward-looking seminar programme that brings additional value to manufacturers, building consultants, contractors, designers, planners, energy managers, public policy makers, supermarket retailers, associations and everyone else interested in the latest and upcoming developments concerning Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration, Process Cooling, Food Cold Chain technologies. It incorporates the European Union 2030 targets and elaborates how technologies and legislation could adapt and evolve until then.

‘Our aim is to educate participants on where our industry, products, and legislation are heading towards the year 2030.’ States Jean-Paul Ouin, Secretary General of Uniclima. ‘Doing this, we will not see the current path as given, but use this first joint event between the Eurovent Association and Uniclima to critically reflect on developments affecting the refrigeration sector.’

‘The mission of the Eurovent Association has always been to confront our members and sector with upcoming realities and potential developments, allowing them to adapt in advance for a changing European and global environment.’ Says Felix Van Eyken, Secretary General of the Eurovent Association. ‘With Refrigeration2030, we aim to project our vision in a more direct manner together with key experts of our sector.’

For a detailed schedule and registration, visit The registration fee is 60 EUR. Registration takes place on a first-come first-serve basis and will close after 80 registrations. Refrigeration2030 is supported by the exhibition Interclima+Elec (7-10 November 2017, Parc des Expositions, Paris). Interclima+Elec is where all the sector’s decision-makers and installers come together to choose partners and seek solutions in energy efficiency, renewable energies, thermal comfort and smart solutions for residential and commercial buildings.

[1] French Association of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industries

[2] Alliance Froid Climatisation Environnement (French Alliance for Cooling, Air Conditioning, and the Environment)

[3] Association Française du Froid (French Cooling Association)

[4] Association des Ingénieurs Climatisation Ventilation et Froid (French Association of HVACR Engineers)

[5] Association Technique du Commerce et de la Distribution (French Technical Association for Retail and Distribution)