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Beijing 2012 - 2nd Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow and Industry Roundtable

11-13 April 2012, New China International Exhibition Center, Beijing

To strengthen the outputs of the well-received 2011 Maldives Roadshow and Roundtable, and to bring the latest greener technology information to the industry participating in the CRH 2012 (China 2012 - 23rd International Exhibition for Refrigeration, Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation, Frozen Food Processing, Packaging and Storage) event, UNEP and CRAA (China Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association) are jointly organizing the 2012 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow as part of CRH 2012. 

The roadshow this year includes a one-day industry roundtable discussing all practical issues surrounding refrigeration / air-conditioning technology selection that will benefit both the ozone layer and climate.

Roadshow Concept Note:  English |  Chinese
Roadshow Exhibitor list (updated: 4 April 2012)
Roadshow Flyer:  English | Chinese
Roadshow Information Note 
Roadshow Invitation 
Roadshow Agenda  
Infomation Note (4 April 2012):  Cool Choices: Ozone2Climate technologies to be showcased at Asia's largest refrigration trade fair
Infomation Note (11 April 2012):  Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Opens in Beijing
UNEP Press Release (12 April 2012):  Overcoming Barriers to Promote Ozone-friendly Technologies

Industry Roundtable - 12 April 2012, Meeting Hall W-201 NCIEC

Opening - 09:00-09:00
 Welcome by CRAA
 Message: Dr. Young-Woo Park,Regional Director, UNEP
 Opening Statement: Mr. Xiao Xuezhi, FECO/MEP
Session I: Policy Track, Moderated by Mr. Xiao Xuezhi, FECO - 09:30-10:45
 US Policy Framework on Zero-ODP Low-GWP Alternatives by Ms. Cindy Newberg, USEPA
 Future of Refrigerants: Addressing Efficiency, Safety, Availability, and Choice by Mr. Stephen Yurek, President, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
 HCFCs Phase-out Updates and Alternative Technology Selection in China R/AC Industry by Mr. Zhang Zhaohui, Secretary General, CRAA
Session-II: Challenges and Barriers of Alternative Selection- An Industry Perspective, Moderated by Mr. Satoshi Sadatani, METI - 11:00-12:15
 Performance Considerations  in Adopting Zero-ODP and Low-GWP Refrigerants by Mr. Eiji Hihara, Professor, Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Tokyo
 Safety Considerations in Adopting Zero-ODP and Low-GWP Refrigerants by Mr. Jay A Kohler, Engineering Manager, Chillers, Johnson Controls Inc.
 Challenges for Industry to Adopt Zero-ODP Low-GWP Alternatives to HCFCs by Mr. Dave Stripe, Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy
Session-III: Technology Track Moderated by Mr. John Thomson, USDOS - 13:20-14:45
Research on Application of Environment-friendly Refrigerants in Household Air-conditioners by Mr Han Peng, Manager GREE Electric Appliances, Inc.
 Barriers to Adoption of Natural Refrigerant Based Technology in the Food Retail Refrigerant Systems by Mr Toben Funder-Kristensen, Danfoss
 Zero-ODP, Low-GWP Refrigerant Technology Options for Stationary Air Conditioning and Refrigeration by Mr. Eric P. Youngdale, Global Business Development Manager, DuPont Refrigerants

 Low GWP Refrigerants for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Appliances by Mr. Samuel F. Yana Motta, Sr. Principle Scientist Honeywell

Session-IV: Way Forward Moderated by Mr. Saurabh Kumar, UNEP OzonAction - 15:00-16:30
 An Overview of AHRI Research Efforts on Low-GWP Refrigerants by Mr. Xudong Wang, Manager, Research Air conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute
 CO2 Emission Reduction Rate- the Evaluation of Climate Impact of Refrigerants by Prof. Lin Shi, Department of Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University
 Super Efficient Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative- Linkage with Zero-ODP Low- GWP Refrigerants by Dr. Jayant Sathaye, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
Japanese Industry- Government Partnership to protect Ozone Layer and the Climate for future Generations by Mr. Satoshi Sadatani, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan