2018 IIAR Technical Program
The IIAR Technical Program is the core of the IIAR Natural Refrigeration Conference & Expo. Our peer reviewed Technical Paper Presentations, International Paper Presentations, Panels & Workshops explore technical or regulatory topics specific to the industrial and commercial natural refrigeration community.
The IIAR Full Conference Schedule with dates, times, locations and speakers will be available January 2nd, 2018.
2018 Technical Paper Presentation Topics
- Air As a Refrigerant
- The Impact of Air Treatment on Food Safety
- Large Scale Flammability and Explosivity Testing of Ammonia Impact on Sitting Studies and Risk Assessments
- Case Study: Grocery Store in Southeast U.S.
- Best Practices in Managing and OSHA NEP Inspection
- Employee Engagement as an Indicator of PSM Program Success or Failure
- Emergency Response in an Ammonia Facility
- Application of Bow Tie Diagrams to Understanding Threats and Barriers in Industrial Refrigeration
- Ammonia Defrost Systems
- Theoretical Examination of the Optimal Refrigeration Floor Design for Ice Rinks
- Facts and Myths in Choosing Construction Material for Evaporative Condensers
- Stainless Steel Piping in Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
2018 IIAR Workshop Topics
- Updated Machinery Room Ventilation Calculation Tool
- Ammonia Scrubbing with CO2
- Re-Evaluating Lubricants Selection and Testing at Low Temperatures
-What are CalARP Program 4 & Cal OSHA 5189.1, and Why Should I Care?
- Use of Water as a Refrigerant
- World Guide to Low Charge Ammonia  
2018 IIAR Panels
- Regulatory, Compliance Code and Insurance Update
- Advancing Small Charge Systems through Codes and Regulations
- Research Panels