The 25th IIR International Congress of Refrigeration (ICR 2019), which was held August 24-30 in Montreal, welcomed over 850 participants from 45 countries. The event also welcomed over 650 papers, nine workshops, 10 IIR Commission and Working Group meetings and four technical tours.

Papers covered a range of topics from liquid air energy storage systems to oil-free vapor compression refrigeration systems and high-temperature industrial heat pumps. All papers will be available to download in the near future.

In addition, 38 awards and medals were presented during this year’s IIR congress. They recognized those who had contributed noteworthy research and accomplished outstanding achievements in the field of refrigeration. Winners can be found here.