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The Future of Refrigerants: Addressing Efficiency, Safety, Availability, and Choice

To further bring latest technology information to the industry, specifically the Chinese industry, UNEP and CRAA have agreed to jointly organize the 2012 Ozone2Climate Roadshow as part of CRH 2012. UNEP and CRAA will also organize a one day industry roundtable to discuss practical issues surrounding R/AC technology selection that will benefit both the ozone layer and climate.The objective of the roadshow is to help industry to make an informed decision in selecting ozone- and climate-friendly alternatives for the phase-out of HCFCs.

This webinar has been organized in conjunction with the roundtable in order to further dialogue between stakeholders. The webinar is especially useful to those who are unable to attend the roadshow and roundtable in Beijing but who would like to participate nonetheless. Specifically, this webinar will address and explain the efficiency and safety of the newest HCFC technological alternatives as well as the market availability and the range of choices for consumers looking to phase out HCFCs.

Please attend the webinar to learn more about HCFC phase out as well as pose questions to some of the leading experts in the ever growing HCFC-free technology world.

Date:Thursday, 12 April 2012
Time:18:00 - 19:00 CST (GMT+8)

Presenters

Stephen Yurekk
President and CEO, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute. Steve joined ARI in 2002 as Vice President of Policy and Public Affairs and General Counsel. He was promoted in 2006 to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, and was promoted to President in 2007. Steve came to ARI from the education community, having served as Vice President of Business Development and Public Affairs for CompassLearning, Inc. and, prior to that, as General Counsel and Chief Operating Office at the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

Shaofeng Hu
Network Coordinator for the Pacific Islands Country, and is also assisting in the implementation of the TPMP/NPP and HPMP development in the ROAP. He has been working in UNEP Ozonaction Programme since the end of 1999, first in Paris to assist the operation of the clearinghouse, then in Bangkok as a RMP officer since 2002. Prior joining UNEP, he worked in China in the National Ozone Office under the Ministry of Environmental Protection for 7 years to look after the national policy/regulation development and MLF projects development.

Chen Jingliang
Director of Technical Department of China Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Industry Association (CRAA).

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