ATMOsphere APAC Summit 2022

Tokyo – June 27-28, 2022

ATMOsphere APAC Summit 2022

ABOUT THE EVENT

The legacy continues…

The 9th ATMOsphere annual International Conference on Natural Refrigerants, held in Japan, will be a two-day event taking place in-person on Day 1 and online on Day 2.

ATMOsphere APAC Summit’s mission is to highlight the existence of the latest natural refrigerant technologies for various applications, both environmentally friendly and profitable for the commercial and industrial refrigeration, and air conditioning industries. 

By demonstrating that it is feasible, we aim to promote and accelerate the spread of natural refrigerant technology in markets such as Asia, North America, Europe, and other regions. 

Day 1: June 27, 2022 (Monday)

  • Venue: Tokyo Conference Center Shinagawa
  • Address: Area Shinagawa 3F-5F, 1-9-36 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • In-person with a special focus on the Japanese NatRef market. Sessions will be simultaneously translated in Japanese-English.

Day 2: June 28, 2022 (Tuesday)

  • Venue: Online
  • Online, including strategic and visionary presentations, given by leading industry representatives on market trends in the APAC region. Sessions will be in English only.

Conference program will include: 

  • End user panel
  • Policy trend         
  • Market trend  (Japan, Oceania, China, Southeast Asia, India) 
  • Training 
  • Latest innovative technology presentations  

Conference attendees will include end users, policy makers, manufacturers, researchers, academia, NGOs, associations, media, consultants and other relevant key industry experts & thought leaders! 

PROGRAM

MONDAY JUNE 27, 2022 (*in JST time)

Welcome & Introduction by Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

Strategic and visionary presentations will be given by leading industry representatives on market trends and developments, followed by technology leadership round table discussion.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Tadashi Chiba, General Manager of Refrigeration System,
Cold Chain Business Division, Cold Chain Solutions Company, Panasonic President, STC Inc., Ltd. (Subsidiary of Panasonic)

 

Katsuhiko Harada, PresidentNihon Netsugen Systems

 

Norihito Fujigaki, Mayekawa

Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking break.

Presentations by government representatives and industry experts on the latest regulatory issues and standards regarding natural refrigerants on both Japanese and internationl level.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Welcome remarks by Tamayo Marukawa, a former Environment Minister for Japan, currently a member of the upper house of the Japanese Parliament

 

Asako Toyozumi, Director of the Freon Countermeasures OfficeMinistry of the Environment, Government of Japan

 

Ayumi Kodama, Fluoride Gases Management Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan

 

Marek Zgliczynski, Chair, IEC SC61C subcommittee

Bento lunch will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.

Leading end users will share their experiences using different types of natural refrigerant technologies, including benefits, challenges and future plans.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Takahiro Suzuki, CSR Department, AEON

 

Shigekatsu Koganemaru, Vice Chairman, Environmental Safety Committee, Japan Association of Refrigerated Warehouses


Masamitsu Ishibashi, President, Misaki Megumi Suisan

In this first-of-its-kind session, representatives aim to have a wide-ranging discussion on the current state-of-the-art natural refrigerant solutions for the AC and Process Cooling sector as well as the importance of making progress in this area.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Kenji Matsuda, Consortium for the Research Strategy of Next-generation Heat Pump Technology, Waseda University – Latest research and development of natural refrigerant solutions in Japan

 

Katsuhiko Harada, PresidentNihon Netsugen Systems – Ammonia chillers for process cooling & air-conditioning

 

Nobuhiro Nakagawa, Director of Research and Development Center, Fujinetsu – Development of R290 chiller for commercial AC

 

Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking break.

Innovative technology case studies by leading companies active in the Japanese market.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Makoto Mano, Engineering Manager, Products Engineering Department, Cold Chain Business Division, Cold Chain Solutions Company, Panasonic

Innovative technology case studies by leading companies active in the Japanese market.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Hidefumi Tashiro, Chief, Plant Management Engineering Department, Engineering Division, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration

 

Katsunori Shibata, President, Shibata Welding Construction – Performance of CO2 refrigeration system installation in Japan

 

Gabriele Sernani, Manager, Oversea Sales, Arneg Korea – Integration of the HVAC in CO2 refrigeration system

Summary of the Day 1 of the conference by Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere.

Networking dinner reception at Something Delicious on the 3rd floor of the Conference Center.

TUESDAY JUNE 28, 2022 (*in JST time)

Welcome & Introduction by Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

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Strategic and visionary presentations will be given by leading industry representatives on market trends and developments, followed by discussion.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Dario Ferlin, National Sustainable Innovations Manager, Woolworths

 

Matthew Darby, Founder & Managing Director, EcoChill

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Strategic and visionary presentations will be given by leading industry representatives on market trends and developments, followed by discussion.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Stefan Jensen, Managing Director, Scantec – The unbeatable energy efficiency of ammonia – overview of industry-first milestone projects in Australia

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Strategic and visionary presentations will be given by leading industry representatives on market trends and developments, followed by discussion.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Stefan Jensen, Managing Director, Scantec – New frontiers in ammonia refrigeration – energy efficiency of the first low charge DX NH3 installation in Malaysia

 

Mark Leong, FFM Engineering – Performance of the first CO2 TC installation in cold storage sector in Malaysia

Strategic and visionary presentations will be given by leading industry representatives on market trends and developments, followed by discussion.

 

Chair: Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere

 

Xu Bo, Sales Manager for South East Asia, Embraco – Cooling solution for vending machine

 

Gabriele Sernani, Manager, Oversea Sales, Arneg Korea – The first CO2 TC installation in retail in South Korea – performance and lessons learnt

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Chair: Marc Chasserot, ATMOsphere

Summary of the Day 2 of the conference and conclusions by Jan Dusek, ATMOsphere.

Please note that this is a DRAFT program: changes in the sessions and timings are possible.

SPEAKERS

Director of the Freon Countermeasures Office, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan

Ms. Toyozumi is the Director of the Office of Fluorocarbons Control Policy, Global Environment Bureau at the Ministry of the Environment from September 2020. Since joining the Ministry of the Environment, her main fields of activity include air and water conservation, waste management, recycling, and climate change.

National Sustainable Innovations Manager, Woolworths

Honours degree in Mechanical Engineering from Melbourne University. Entered the refrigeration industry in 2001 as a rack design engineer for EPTA (Italy) and collaborated in the first transcritical CO2 projects being piloted in Europe. In 2004 worked for EPTA as an applications engineer in the export department and oversaw turn-key projects for key supermarket accounts in developing countries. In 2009 relocated to Sydney to work for Woolworths; firstly in the capacity of a refrigeration engineer focusing on devel- oping the showcase and refrigeration plant specifications, more recently in the role of innovations engineer and presently as the National Sustainable Innovations Manager.

Manager, Oversea Sales Team, Arneg Korea

Chief, Plant Management Engineering Department, Engineering Division, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Chief Operating Officer & Head of APAC, ATMOsphere

Jan holds a Doctor of Engineering degree in System Design from Hosei University in Tokyo and a Master’s degree from the Czech Technical University in Prague. During his studies, and research undertaken in the USA, Europe and Japan, Jan has centered his academic focus on environmental technologies and marketing strategies. Having lived in Japan for over 13 years, Jan communicates fluently in Japanese and has a rich experience cooperating with Japanese industry. Jan is currently based in Tokyo, responsible for business/market development activities and monitoring Asian markets on behalf of ATMOsphere Japan. He is also the global COO for ATMOsphere (formerly shecco).

Founder & Principal Consultant, JMM Consulting Services

President, Nihon Netsugen Systems

Mr. Harada is the president of Nihon Netsugen Systems; manufacturer of chillers and heat pump systems partnering with GEA Refrigeration Technology in Germany. Mr. Harada takes leadership in introducing European CO2 supermarket cooling systems to Japan. In addition, Nihon Netsugen Systems manufactures natural refrigerant products like ammonia and propane chiller systems. Mr. Harada holds Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Keio University, and Master of Arts in Economics from New York University. Prior to his current carrier, he worked as a journalist for the political division of NHK – Public TV Japan.

Consortium for the Research Strategy of Next-generation Heat Pump Technology, Waseda University

Mr. Matsuda served as the General Manager of the Engineering Department within the Japan Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA). He graduated from the Nagoya University and jointed Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd in 1981. Mr. Matsuda has served as chief of three laboratories within MHI to help develop main components, which were compressors, heat-exchangers and fans for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. As Deputy General Manager of the Nagoya Research & Development Center of MHI, Mr. Matsuda contributed to making high efficiency systems until 2011. He is currently part of the Consortium for the Research Strategy of Next-generation Heat Pump Technology at Waseda University.

Engineering Manager, Product Engineering Department, Cold Chain Business Division, Cold Chain Solutions Company, Panasonic

2022: Current Role in Cold Chain Business Division 2019: Refrigeration System Engineering Team,Cold Chain Business Division, Appliances Company 2017: Air-con and Cold Chain Development Center,Appliances Company 2015: Engineering Dept., Cold Chain Business Division,Appliances Company, Panasonic 2006: Joined SANYO Electric

Founder, ATMOsphere

Founder of ATMOsphere a global, independent market accelerator with a mission to clean-up cooling. Marc Chasserot has 20 years of experience in the HVAC&R sector. His focus throughout those years has been with Natural Refrigerant based technologies used in Refrigeration, Heat Pumps and Air Conditioning applications. He has founded several industry platforms, namely; www.R744.com, www.hydrocarbons21.com, ammonia21.com, and Accelerate Magazine. Published numerous reports for industry and policy-makers, chaired over 70 ATMOsphere conferences worldwide. Marc has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and America. He holds several degrees in Economics, Marketing and Politics.

MAREK ZGLICZYNSKI

Chair of the IEC SC61C subcommittee

Marek Zgliczynski studied at the Turin Politechnic in Italy where he earned his degree in mechanical engineering. In 1979, after completing his degree, Marek began his career as a researcher and project leader of new product development at Aspera Spa. A few years later, Marek transitioned to Embraco, becoming the Manager of Compressor Design. His successful efforts led to many promotions, including European Commercial Product and Technology Manager, Commercial Refrigeration Product Corporate Director and Corporate Fellow Researcher for the Commercial Refrigeration Segment. Throughout his career, Marek has earned three U.S. patents and Gold Whirlpool Quality Team Award and he has published several pieces of literature for international conferences and events about refrigeration technology. In 2016, he was elected to a Chair of the IEC/SC61C Committee, in charge of the development of international product safety standards for refrigeration segment. He is also member in several other standardization bodies like ISO TC86/SC1/WG1, CEN TC182WG6 and WG12, IEC SC61DWG16 and UL STP471, Ashrae Member.

Founder & Managing Director, EcoChill and Cold Energy Technology Group

Trade qualified Matthew held numerous senior roles before founding Technicool refrigeration and the New Zealand agency for Arneg SPA - Arneg New Zealand. After seeing the opportunity to lead development in natural refrigerant technology Matthew established EcoChill, which for over 20 years has delivered highly efficient and sustainable systems to become trusted advisors to companies such as Fonterra, Turners & Growers and Foodstuffs. EcoChill’s commitment to natural refrigerant solutions has seen them lead the development of Hydrocarbon systems in New Zealand and deliver many technology installation firsts, including NZ’s first transcritical CO2 system, first waterloop system, first CO2 parallel compression installation and New Zealand’s largest cooling Hydrocarbon system solution. Matthew oversaw the merger of RACCA & HVAC Contractors to form the industry body Climate Controls Companies Association of New Zealand in 2011 and has advised on regulatory and compliance considerations for national change programs such as the HFC phase down and the current industry licensing regime. He is committed to developing quality and professionalism within the industry and supporting New Zealand to deliver clean, sustainable cooling.

Research and Development Center Director, Fujinetsu

President, Yoshio Ice Manufacturing Refrigeration

One of the board members of Japan Association of Refrigerated Warehouses; he lectures at technical seminars of the association for cold warehouses owners or engineers.

Managing Director, Scantec

Stefan Jensen graduated in 1978 in Denmark with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. His professional career commenced in 1978 with Danfoss in Denmark followed by two years at SABROE Refrigeration A/S also in Denmark as a Project Engineer. In 1983, he joined Wildridge & Sinclair in Brisbane, Australia, as Technical Manager in Industrial Refrigeration. He later became co-inventor of the Rotadisk flake ice maker. In 1988 he joined the food machinery manufacturer Heat and Control Pty. Ltd. and was in 1992 appointed General Manager of the Heat and Control Refrigeration Division. In April 1996, Stefan co-founded Scantec Refrigeration Technologies. He currently holds the position of Managing Director. Stefan is a Fellow of AIRAH and an Engineers Australia Fellow. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Queensland and also included in the National Engineering Register. He has authored over 40 technical papers for AIRAH, IIR and IIAR conferences, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) in Washington, USA. Stefan is a member of the scientific committee for the 8th International Ammonia and CO2 Refrigeration Technologies conference to be held in Ohrid, Macedonia in April, 2019.

General Manager of Refrigeration System,
Cold Chain Business Division, Cold Chain Solutions Company,
 Panasonic Corporation & President of STC Inc., Ltd. (Subsidiary of Panasonic)

2020: Current Role in Cold Chain Business Division 2017: General Manager,Refrigeration Compressor Business Division 2004: Regional Manager of China and India,Home Appliances Global Marketing Dept. 1999: Joined Panasonic (formerly as Matsushita Electric Industrial)

CSR Department, Aeon Co., Ltd.

Joined JUSCO Co., Ltd. (Currently, Aeon Co., Ltd.) in 2000. Accumulated significant experiences through Corporate Secretarial, Business Alliance, and Start-up New Business in the Aeon Group HQ before assigned to work in the Ministry of the Environment (MOE). After coming back from MOE, currently have a responsible role of formulating and pursuing the mid-and-long term Environmental Strategies of the Aeon Group including “Aeon Decarbonization Vision 2050”.

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