Spanish Industry Symposium

Programme for the symposium of the Spanish HVACR industry in the course of the 2018 Eurovent Summit revealed

The Spanish Industry Symposium will take place on 27 September 2018, within the framework of the 2018 EUROVENTSUMMIT, and will focus on the Spanish HVACR industry. This year’s Eurovent Summit is co-organised by Eurovent and its Spanish Member Associations AEFYT (Association for Refrigeration Technologies) and AFEC (HVAC Equipment Manufacturers Association), and will be held at the Hotel Melia Lebreros Sevilla, between 25 and 28 September 2018.

The Spanish Industry Symposium is a special seminar event organised exclusively by AEFYT and AFEC. It will be inaugurated by Ms Natalia González Hereza, General Director of Industry, Energy and Mines of Andalusia, and will hold presentations of interest related to the air conditioning and refrigeration sectors. The Symposium and its presentations are addressed to the representatives of different areas of the mentioned sectors, such as manufacturers, engineers, architects, installers, designers, energy services companies, etc.

The preliminary programme of the Spanish Industry Symposium has become available and can be found below. It includes speakers who have already confirmed their attendance and their topic. The majority of presenters are representatives of the central and autonomic Spanish administration and other organisations with an institutional input, as well as representatives of the technical committees of AEFYT and AFEC. The 2018 EUROVENTSUMMIT Connectivity leader ebm-papst and Connectivity partner CAREL will also provide expert presentations.

The entire Symposium programme will be offered in the Spanish language, with simultaneous translation to English. The preliminary programme can be seen below and downloaded in the right sidebar. The Spanish Industry Symposium can be attended with the Golden Summit pass, which is available for purchase at www.eurovent-summit.eu.

Programme

Part 1 (09:15-11:00h)

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKER

09:15-09:30h

Opening of the Spanish Industry Symposium

Natalia González Hereza

General Director

Industry, Energy and Mines of Andalusia

09:30-09:35h

Introduction and presentation of guest speakers

AEFYT / AFEC

09:35-09:55h

The importance of certified products

Marie-Clémence Briffaud

Project Development Manager Eurovent Certita Certification

09:55-10:15h

Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives for Display Cabinets

Jesús Beraza

Vice-Chairman

Eurovent Product Group ‘Commercial Refrigeration Equipment’ (PG-RDC)

10:15-10:35h

Building Technical Code and Nearly Zero Energy Buildings

Luis Vega

Coordinator

Sustainable Building Unit, Ministry of Development

10:35-11:00h

Colloquium – Q&A

 

11:00-11:30h

Coffee break

 

Part 2 (11:30-13:00h)

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKER

11:30-11:35h

Introduction and presentation of guest speakers

AEFYT / AFEC

11:35-11:55h

Standardisation as a Key Tool for the Competitiveness of Companies

Paloma García

Director of Standardisation and Interest Groups

UNE (Spanish Association of Standarization)

11:55-12:15h

[Topic to be defined]

Marcos Prieto

Managing Director

ebm-papst Ibérica

12:15-12:35h

Subsidies for Renewable Energy and Heat Pumps

Carmen López Ocón

Chief of Hydro-electrics, Sea Energy and Geothermic Department

IDAE (Spanish Institute for Diversification and Energy Saving)

12:35-13:00h

Colloquium – Q&A

 

13:00-14:00h

Lunch break

 

Part 3 (14:00-15:30h)

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKER

14:00-14:05h

Introduction and presentation of guest speakers

AEFYT / AFEC

14:05-14:25h

Certified Display Cabinets: Advantages for Supermarkets and Store Owners

Diego Ortega

Technical Committee Representative

AEFYT

14:25-14:45h

Refrigerants and Heat Pumps

Eduardo González

Subdirector

Spanish Office for Climate Change (OECC)

14:45-15:05h

New Safety Regulation for Refrigeration Installations: Main Changes

Emilio Almazán

Chief of Service

General Sub-direction of Industrial Quality and Safety, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

15:05-15:30h

Colloquium – Q&A

 

15:30-16:00h

Coffee break

 

Part 4 (16:00-17:30h)

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKER

16:00-16:05h

Introduction and presentation of guest speakers

AEFYT / AFEC

16:05-16:25h

Exploitation of synergies between industrial refrigeration and air conditioning installations

Javier Cano

Technical Committee Representative

AEFYT & AFEC

16:25-16:45h

The use of connectivity to optimise HVAC/R systems

Miriam Solana

HVAC/R Engineer

CAREL

16:45-17:05h

Actuations of Energy Efficiency in the Administration related to Heat Pumps

Francisco Arévalo

Chief of the Energy Management Department in the Public Administration

Andalusian Energy Agency

17:05-17:25h

Colloquium – Q&A

 

17:25-17:30h

Closing remarks