The Institute of Refrigeration has released the full program of speakers for the Rankine 2020 online international conference, IIR Rankine 2020 Conference – Advances in Cooling, Heating and Power Generation, which will take place from 27 to 31 July this year. The program features 75 individual talks, 3 keynote addresses, and 1 short course.
To replicate the networking opportunities usually found at a large-scale in person conference, delegates will be able to join the Rankine Coffee Lounge. The Lounge will be the place to chat with technical experts, ask questions of anyone or everyone on the call and take part in live polls. Each Lounge session will have a specific relevant theme. The conference’s three keynote speakers have been confirmed as: Professor Eckhard Groll of Purdue University, who will explore keys aspects of vapour compression cycles, sorption systems, gas cycles, solid-state system and other “exotic” cycles. He will offer a unique perspective on the design of next-generation heating, cooling and refrigeration technologies; Dr. Mark McLinden- Research Chemical Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will give a talk on the evolution of refrigerants and share insights into where we are going next; and Dr. Vincent Lemort – of the University of Liège will look at new trends and future prospects for Organic Rankine Cycle power systems.