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HVAC&R Trade Conference & Expo
July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 9 @ 4:00 pm BST
The HVAC & R Technology Expo and Conference 2021, proudly brought to you by IRHACE in association with CCCANZ and Refrigerant License NZ
About this event
Attend New Zealands’ Premier event for up to 100 suppliers specialising in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Control Systems and Technologies. The HVAC & R Technology Expo is focused on providing the most up to date information for:
• Heating/ Cooling / Refrigeration & Mechanical Services Contractors
• Designers/ Architects
• Property/ Facilities Managers
• Building Control System Managers
Entry to The HVAC & R Technology Expo for visitors is free and is open to the public on Thu 08 July 2021 from 9.00am- 4.30pm and on Friday 09 July 2021 from 9.00am-4.00pm. The Expo in the “AirTouch Pavilion 2” will incorporate the Thursday conference programme and finals of The Apprentice of the Year competition, where the best of the apprentices for 2021 will complete the practical section to win the title. On Friday, supplier product presentations and Construction and Building Control Technology updates will share the “AirTouch Pavilion 2” with exhibitors.
Expo sites are available from 3x3m with specific exhibitor inclusions (eg: allocated parking, café vouchers, Welcome Night vouchers. Additional parking, café and Welcome Night vouchers can be purchased through Ticketing section for additional staff or guest requirements).
Nestled inside “AirTouch Pavilion 2” is the “Competenz VIP Exhibitor Hub”. This is a quiet meeting space in the Expo Hall. This area is set with café style and lounge style furniture. This is a bookable space for all exhibitors with access to tea and coffee. Spaces available on a first in- first serve basis. See booking options in Ticketing section. Furniture options set to hold 2 groups of 2-3 pax comfortably per 1 hour time slot.
The “AirTouch Chill Zone” is designed as an area for visitors to sit and relax or for exhibitors to hold informal meetings off their stand. This space is offered free of charge, does not require booking and is available on a first in- first serve basis.
The IRHACE Conference on Thursday 08 July 2021 is designed to support business owners with the most up to date commentary on climate change, sustainability, adaptation, resilience and new technologies. The IRHACE Conference will be held onstage within the “AirTouch Pavilion 2” so that all visitors and exhibitors can benefit from hearing from our speaking line-up free of charge.
The conference programme will be divided up into interesting modules covering the current market situation and the impact of Covid 19/ Training and Stewardship/ Healthy Homes, Refrigeration and Indoor Air Quality/ Navigating employment contracts, Health & Safety and Wellbeing in our industry.
Watch this space for ongoing updates on the programme.
Conference Programme information: Thu 08 July*
0925-0930 Terry Williams MC Welcome
0930-0945 Graham Brown, Smarttrade: Update on work with The Ministry of Environment, Refrigerant Stewardship and Blockchain
0945-0950 Terry Williams & Graham Brown: Q&A session
0950-1005 Louise Rutter, Competenz: Apprentice Training & Growth, New Air Conditioning Installation Qualification
1005-1010 Terry Williams & Louise Rutter : Q&A session
1010-1025 Dave Nicholls, RLNZ: Changes in refrigeration/ RLNZ Container as a training tool
1025-1030 Terry Williams & Dave Nicholls: Q&A session
1030-1045 Dr Richard Love, Massey University: Training/ Degree courses, changes facing the educational sector and students
1045-1050 Terry Williams & Dr Richard Love: Q&A session
1100-1130 Tony Alexander, Independent Economist & Speaker- Former Chief Economist with Reserve Bank : The State of the Nation economically- What this means for our Businesses in a Covid World.
1130-1145 Terry Williams, Tony Alexander with Mark Meyer, Malcolm Miller and Dave Nicholls: Q&A session and discussion on what the economy specifically means for our association members.
1200-1215 Rob Mannes, 22 degrees: Healthy Homes
1215-1220 Terry Williams & Rob Mannes: Q&A session
1220-1235 Dave Nicholls, Realcold: Refrigeration
1235-1240 Terry Williams & Dave Nicholls: Q&A session
1240-1255 Darren Gear: Simx: Indoor Air Quality
1255-1.00 Terry Williams & Darren Gear: Q&A
1400-1415 Warren Tucker, AON NZ: Insurance for Contract works. Making sure we have the right cover to reduce stress.
1415-1420 Terry Williams & Warren Tucker: Q&A session
1420-1435 Speaker TBA: Mates In Construction Health & Wellbeing in our industry. Taking care of our people
1435-1440 Terry Williams & Speaker TBA : Q&A session
1440-1455 Brittany Healy- Ormrod: Employsure: Relieving stress by having the right H&S and employment contracts in place
1455-1505 Terry Williams & Brittany Healy- Ormrod : Q&A session
(*Programme & Speakers subject to change)
On Friday 09 July, we have a number of Product Presentations coupled with industry updates from the Construction & Building Controls Technology sectors- all onstage within the “AirTouch Pavilion 2”.
Programme information: Fri 09 July*
1000-1030 Thomas Hiene, ebm-papst: Product Presentation 1
1035-1050 Grant Price, Heatwave Mechanical: Construction Industry Update
1100-1130 Richard Touch: Smooth-Air/AirTouch: Product Presentation 2
1135-1150 Speaker TBA: Building Controls Technology Update
1200-1230 Slot available- book online Product Presentation 3
1300-1330 Slot available- book online Product Presentation 4
1400-1430 John Brock, Camfil: Product Presentation 5
1500-1530 Slot available- book online Product Presentation 6
(*Programme & Speakers subject to change)
The Product Presentation Zone, are bookable ½ hr time slots onstage in the “AirTouch Pavilion 2” on Friday 09 July 2021. This provides a free opportunity for HVAC & R Expo booth holders to educate and update visitors and clients about new products or services they are providing. The main stage will have a presentation screen, sound (presenter mics & AV presentation sound for embedded videos), basic stage lighting. Max of 6 sessions available on Friday at 10.00am, 11.00pm, 12.00pm, 1.00pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm. These time slots must be booked on the registration portal and will be on a first in- first served basis.