This is a list of known #wrefd21 events. Please let us know about your events so we can include on our website.

PHVACR – The importance of refrigeration in our daily life.

To celebrate World Refrigeration Day, the Pakistan HVACR Society invites you to join a webinar 'Importance of Refrigeration in our Daily Lives' with speaker ENG. Mohammad Riaz Baig - co-ordinator TAC/PHVACRS, Member of the Board of Governors of the ASHRAE Northern Pakistan Chapter Date: July 3, 2021. Time 5.00 Pakistan time (UTC+5) Attendees may join […]

HVAC&R Trade Conference & Expo

ASB Showgrounds Auckland NZ 217 Green Lane Epsom Epsom 1051, New Zealand

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 […]

World Refrigeration Day with the IOR

Join the IOR in celebrating World Refrigeration Day with a series of events that showcase the industry
This year's theme is #NextGenCooling but this will require engineers and researchers to push innovation and technology forward, so the IOR is looking to the future with members sharing how they are promoting careers, alongside profiles and interviews with apprentices. We are also getting technical with some talks on fun themes like “Why you should clean your condenser on World Refrigeration Day”, and finding out what can we learn from some of the big names of the past like William Rankine.

Sign up now for our webinars happening or watch our sound bite clips on social media that will be released throughout the day using #IORWRD23 on the 26th June.

10:00 am Clean your condenser on World Refrigeration Day

A live webinar with IOR members Lawrence Leask and Dermot Cotter. This webinar is looking at one of the biggest contributors to excess energy use in refrigeration systems. If you really want to make an impact you should Clean your Condenser on World Refrigeration Day!

The Impact of Dirty Coils, Lawrence Leask MInstR
Low Power Consumption with Effective Condensers, Dermot Cotter FInstR
12:00 pm midday The Life and Legacy of William Rankine

A talk by Physicist and TV Broadcaster Helen Czerski reminds us of what we can learn from the achievements of the past. This presentation was first broadcast as part of the William Rankine Memorial event.

2:00 pm Why STEM? The Search for the Next Generation

We talk about getting the message out into schools and careers fairs. How members are inspiring young people with stories about their career in cooling and switching them on to science and engineering.

4:00 pm Apprenticeships For Success

A conversation with Gemma Weston, Luke Haile and Ellie Clare, All previous finalists in IOR and RAC Cooling Awards Student of the Year. They discuss the value of apprenticeships for those new to the industry and their employers. This interview was first broadcast as part Cool Careers Celebration in 2021.

Throughout the day we will be adding short videos to our linkedin, facebook, twitter and Instagram channels showing members using the new IOR STEM ToolKits, Fantastic Fridges website, and sharing some simple and fun science experiments to inspire the next generation so we can continue to develop #nextgencooling.

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IOR Women in RACHP – Design of Cold Stores and Refrigerated Cabinets

Carter Thermal Industries Group, 90 Lea Ford Road, Birmingham. B33 9TX , United Kingdom

Women in RACHP - Design of Cold Stores and Refrigerated Cabinets 24 Jun 2024 10:00 to 16:00 Expand your knowledge of the design principles of refrigeration cold stores and refrigerated cabinets On the 24th June, the IOR's Women in RACHP Network will hold a training event to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. The day […]

World Refrigeration Day events in Australia

Woolworths Supermarkets in Sydney, Melbourne, Bendigo, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth , Australia

Woolworths to host a national plantroom open day on the "coolest day of the year". The Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (RAC) sector is accountable for almost 25% of Australia's entire national electricity production and around 12% of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions. RAC enables people to live, travel and work comfortably. Refrigeration in particular boosts economic […]

The Incredible Impact of Lord Kelvin

Register to see the conversation on the 26th June Register here and choose the time that suits you. This webinar will be available at 9:00am, 4:00pm and 8:00pm on the 26th of June. Overview The IOR is celebrating the 200th anniversary of Lord Kelvin this World Refrigeration Day. Lord Kelvin is often considered the founder of […]

IOR Masterclass – Energy optimization in refrigeration systems

IOR Masterclass - Energy optimization in refrigeration systems 26 Jun 2024 10:00 to 11:00 The IOR masterclass series is designed to support colleges and employers who take on trainees (or anyone who wants to refresh their knowledge). This presentation will be broadcast live but will also be available in the IOR Masterclass library. If you are […]

Very cool: celebrate World Refrigeration Day and 170 years since James Harrison’s commercial refrigeration invention

Geelong Showgrounds Museum, Gate 2, 77 Breakwater Rd, East Geelong , Australia

By celebrating James Harrison's achievements on World Refrigeration Day, 26 June, local organisations seek to restore wider understanding of his work and contributions to society. Modern refrigeration still relies on the processes that he designed, engineered and patented 170 years ago in what Europeans considered to be the far-flung colonial backwater of Geelong. It is […]

A Celebration of the life of Lord Kelvin at his birthplace in Belfast

The Kelvin Building, College Square East, Belfast, Northern Ireland College Square East, College Square East, Belfast,, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

For World Refrigeration Day 2024, the Institute of Refrigeration Ireland is pleased to present an afternoon of celebration of the life and work of Lord Kelvin, William Thomson of Belfast. The event will take place in the newly redeveloped ‘The Kelvin’ building on the site at College Square East in Belfast where William Thompson was […]

Diversity and Equality in the Commercial Refrigeration Industry

Join Trevor Matthews  - Refrigeration Mentor -  for an insightful webinar on "Diversity and Equality in the Commercial Refrigeration Industry," celebrating World Refrigeration Day on June 26th. This event will feature a panel of esteemed female leaders from around the globe, sharing their experiences, challenges, and successes in a traditionally male-dominated field. Our distinguished speakers […]