Notice: HFO2021 will be held as a virtual conference

Plenary Speakers

  • Plenary Lecture 1Click to PDF

    Japan’s Policy Measures for Phasing-down HFCs
    - Past Progress and Future Direction -

    Mr. Shuji Tamura
    Director, Fluoride Gases Management Office
    Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan
  • Plenary Lecture 2Click to PDF

    On the path to carbon neutrality:
    Opportunities for sustainable heating and cooling technologies

    Ms. Andrea Voigt
    Director General
    European Partnership for Energy and the EnvironmentEPEE
  • Plenary Lecture 4Click to PDF

    Research and Status of the Transition to Low Global Warming Potential Refrigerants in Light Commercial and Residential Air Conditioning in the United States and Canada

    Ms. Helen Walter-Terrinoni
    VP Regulatory Affairs
    Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Keynote Speakers

  • Keynote Lecture 1Click to PDF

    Thermodynamic property measurements of next generation refrigerant blends

    Prof. Yukihiro Higashi
    • Research Center for Next Generation Refrigerant Properties (NEXT-RP),
    • International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (I2CNER),
    • Kyushu University
  • Keynote Lecture 2Click to PDF

    Latest simulation & actual system evaluation technologies using next generation refrigerants

    Prof. Kiyoshi Saito
    • Professor, Waseda University, School of fundamental science and engineering, department of applied mechanics & aerospace engineering
    • Director, Institute of mathematical energy conversion engineering, Research organization for open innovation strategy
  • Keynote Lecture 3Click to PDF

    HFO alternatives for different refrigeration applications today

    Mr. Gérald CAVALIER
    • President
    • Cemafroid-Tecnea
  • Keynote Lecture 4Click to PDF

    Low GWP refrigerant and heat pump/refrigeration technology development

    Dr. SONG, Chan Ho
    • Department of Thermal System, Energy Systems Research Division,
    • Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM)
  • Keynote Lecture 5Click to PDF

    Application of new HFO and Low GWP-Blends in Europe

    Dr.-Ing. Rainer M. Jakobs
    • German Society of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, DKV e.V.
  • Keynote Lecture 6Click to PDF

    Opportunities and Challenges for Working Fluid Mixtures

    Dr. Reinhard Radermacher
    Director and Professor
    Center for Environmental Energy Engineering
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
  • Keynote Lecture 7Click to PDF

    Finding a non-flammable, low-GWP replacement for R-134a

    Dr. Mark O. McLinden
    • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Keynote Lecture 8Click to PDF

    Research and application on the HFO refrigerants

    Ms. Zhao Yang
    Professor of Tianjin University
    Vice president of Tianjin Association of Refrigeration
  • Keynote Lecture 9Click to PDF

    Flow boiling and condensation heat transfer comparison of refrigerants HFO-1234yf and HFC-134a

    Prof. Chien-Yuh YANG
    • Department of Mechanical Engineering National Central University, Taiwan

Important Dates

Paper Submission

Abstract Submission
November 15, 2020
Deadline: 05:00 p.m., November 29, 2020 (Japan time)
Notification of abstract acceptance
December 20, 2020
Manuscript submission
January 31, 2021
February 15, 2021
Deadline: 05:00 p.m., Febuary22,2021 (Japan time)
Notice of Manuscript Acceptance
early April
Final Manuscript Submission Deadline
April 30, 2021


Registration open
Started at the Mar. 12 2021
Early-bird Registration
Deadline: Apr. 30 2021
Registration Deadline
Jun. 18 2021