ATMOsphere America 2020

ONLINE – October 20-22, 2020

ABOUT THE EVENT

Due to the recent global developments in the COVID-19 health crisis, ATMOsphere America 2020 will take place in a digital format October 20th through the 22nd!

We believe that by doing this we will be able to deliver the same high-quality content our the HVAC&R community has come to know while ensuring everyone’s safety.

(New!) For first time, ATMO America will cover opportunities for natural refrigerant-based technologies in Central and South America by discussing:

  • international and national-level policy developments
  • market trends
  • showcasing cutting-edge projects
  • manufacturer plans
  • end user experiences

CONFERENCE CONTENT 

  • Keynote presentations 
  • Global and regional policy, regulations and standards           
  • Technology end user presentations 
  • Market & technology trends
  • Latest innovative technology presentations 
  • Panel discussions 

ATTENDEES

  • End users
  • Policy makers
  • Manufacturers
  • Researchers
  • Academia
  • NGOs
  • Associations
  • Media
  • Consultants
  • Other relevant key industry experts & thought leaders

PROGRAM (in ET)

Tuesday, October 20th [Food Retail]

11:00AM ET | WELCOME BY SHECCO

Welcome & Introduction by Marc Chasserot, shecco

11:10AM | KEYNOTE

Dan Hamza-Goodacre, Non-Executive Director, Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program, ClimateWorks Foundation | Net-Zero Cooling for All

11:40AM | MARKET TRENDS [NatRefs, Digitalization, Servitization]

Ilana Koegelenberg, Market Development Manager, shecco, will share the latest market and policy trends from around the world on natural refrigerant technologies, including selected statistics from sheccoBase. She will especially focus on the three “Mega Trends,” natural refrigerants, digitalization, servitization.

12:10PM | BREAK

12:20PM | PANEL: COMMERCIAL END-USERS & CONTRACTORS

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

Moderator: Michael GarryEditor in Chief – Accelerate Special Issues, shecco

Dave Mastroieni, Vice President, Procurement & Facilities, Longo’s | Sustainable Supermarket – Neelands & Longo’s

Ady VyasVP of Energy & Digital ServicesNeelands Group

Harrison Horning, Director of Maintenance, Hannaford, Retail Business Services | Transcritical CO2 Chiller for Medium-Temperature Glycol

AJ Milbes, Director Of Operations, Calwest Rerfrigeration

1:20PM | BREAK

1:30PM | PANEL: DIGITALIZATION

Experts will present on and discuss the latest news and developments on the mega trend of digitalization.

Moderator: Marc ChasserotCEOshecco

Ady VyasVP of Energy & Digital ServicesNeelands Group | The Digitalization of Information

Tristam Coffin, President, Livingstone Consulting | Digitalize to Differentiate​

Chris Pegg, Vice President of Sales, North America, Resource Data Management (RDM) | Digitalization to Improve Operations Efficiency

2:30PM | BREAK

2:40PM | Natural Refrigeration: CO₂ & FTE

Adoption of CO2 in the US and the evolution of Full Transcritical Efficiency (FTE)

Moderator: Michael GarryEditor in Chief – Accelerate Special Issuesshecco

Michael May, Principal Consultant, Livingstone Consulting  | Natural Refrigeration CO2 & FTE

Daniele Mazzola, Invention Team Lead of FTE and Technical Marketing Manager, Kysor Warren EPTA USA

3:00PM | CASE STUDIES: COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION

Case studies presented by leading manufacturers commercial applications of natural refrigerants.

Moderator: Michael GarryEditor in Chief – Accelerate Special Issuesshecco

Group 1

Armand Saliani, Director of Engineering & Phillip WalkerRefrigeration Solutions Director, Arneg Canada | The Use of CO2 in Commercial Refrigeration: Arneg All in One System, a Fusion of a Refrigeration and HVAC System

Hendrik Möller, Global Application Manager – Mobile Cooling, Secop | New Variable Speed Solar Solution for Refrigeration Cooling

Michel Moreira, Commercial Refrigeration Sales Senior Manager for North America, Nidec Global Appliance | Embraco Variable Speed Solutions with Smart Drop-in Feature

Short Break

Group 2

Mike Devine, Director of Global Application Engineering & Plinio Ferreira, Global Application Engineer, Tecumseh | R-290 Compressors, New AL Compressor & Variable Speed

Giacomo Pisano, Technical Sales ManagerDorin | North American Supermarkets: An In Depth Energy Efficiency Comparison Between CO2 and HFCs Refrigeration Systems

Yoram Shabtay, President, Heat Transfer Technologies | Heat Exchanger Simulation Tools Help to Optimize the Use of Natural Refrigerants with MicroGroove Smaller-Diameter Copper Tubes

4:30PM | CLOSING

Wednesday, October 21st [Cold Chain]

11:00AM ET | WELCOME BY shecco

Welcome & Introduction by Marc Chasserot, CEO, shecco

11:10AM | POLICY & STANDARDS SESSION

Key representatives will discuss on the latest regulatory issues and standards regarding natural refrigerants in the US and Canada.

Moderator: Marc ChasserotCEOshecco

Glenn Gallagher, Air Pollution Specialist, California Air Resources Board (CARB)Proposed Refrigeration and AC Regulations in California

Tony Lundell, Senior Director of Standards and Safety, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR) | IIAR Suite of Standards Update

Rajan Rajendran, VP, & Jennifer Butsch, Regulatory Affairs Manager,  EmersonNorth American Regulation of Refrigerants: Transitioning to Lower GWP

Christina StarrSenior Policy AnalystEnvironmental Investigation Agency (EIA)Safety Standards: Key to Unlocking Climate Benefits

Pierre-Luc Rousseau, Direction Générale de la Réglementation Carbone et des Données d’Émission, Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les Changements Climatiques (Quebec) | Regulation Amending the Regulation Respecting Halocarbons

12:25PM | BREAK

12:35PM | PANEL: INDUSTRIAL END-USERS & CONTRACTORS

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

Moderator: Michael GarryEditor in Chief , Accelerate Special Issuesshecco

Christopher Wolfe, Corporate Director, Environmental & Sustainability, Bimbo Bakeries USA & Francisco Picazo, Project Manager, Grupo Bimbo | Baking Goes Natural

Jonathan Berney, Business Development Manager, CIMCO | Co2 Transcritical Application for Seafood Processing

Bob Glaser, Construction Representative, Project Manager and Enterprise Maintenance Manager, Shamrock Foods | Low Charge Ammonia

1:35PM | BREAK

1:45PM | PANEL: UTILITIES & INCENTIVES

This panel will focus on utility energy efficiency programs and the role they play in accelerating the adoption of energy-efficient refrigeration technologies. The panel will present details of latest programs, followed by an interactive Q&A session.

Moderator: Ilana Koegelenberg, Market Development Manager, shecco

Morgan Smith, Manager of Programs & Operations, North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council (NASRC) | Aggregating Incentives for Natural Refrigerants

Ammi Amarnath, Senior Technical Executive in the Electrification & Customer Solutions Research Area, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) | Ultra-Low Charge Ammonia Chillers for Energy Efficiency in Industrial Applications

Ali White, VEIC Energy Consultant, Efficiency Vermont

2:45PM | BREAK

2:55PM | CASE STUDIES: INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION

Case studies presented by leading manufacturers industrial applications of natural refrigerants.

Moderator: Michael GarryEditor in Chief, Accelerate Special Issuesshecco

John Miranda, VP of Sales & Marketing Americas, M & M Refrigeration | Hannaford Distribution Center Conversion from R22 to TCCO2

Kurt Liebendorfer, Vice President, Evapco | How FUJIFILM Replaced R-22 Chillers with More Efficient Low Charge Ammonia Chillers to Expand Their Process

Fabio Aloisio, Mechanical EngineerZudek | Water / Ammonia Absorption

4:25PM | BREAK

4:30PM | CLOSING

Jueves 22 de octubre [Latinoamérica – en Español]

11:00 ET | Bienvenida e Introducción

Por Pilar Aleu, Business Development Manager, shecco

11:10 | OFICINA TÉCNICA DE OZONO

Labor de las Oficinas Técnicas de Ozono en materia de eficiencia energética y reducción de emisiones en HVAC&R.

Moderator: Pilar Aleu, Business Development Manager, shecco

Edwin M. Dickson, Unidad Técnica Ozono, Dirección de Asuntos Ambientales Sectorial y Urbana (Colombia) | Regulación y Estándares

Laura Estela Berón, Coordinadora Oficina Programa de Ozono, Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible (Argentina)

Rodolfo Elizondo Hernandez, Oficina Técnica del Ozono, Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía (Costa Rica) | Normativa y Regulaciones en el Sector RAC 

Lorena Alarcón Reyes, Consultora Unidad de Ozono, Oficina de Cambio Climático, Ministerio del Medio Ambiente (Chile)

12:10 | BREAK

12:20 | PANEL DE DISCUSIÓN: CAPACITACIÓN

En esta sesión, los ponentes hablarán sobre la oferta de cursos formativos en refrigerantes naturales.

Moderator: Franco Sebastián D’Aprile, Sales, Marketing & Events Coordinator, shecco

Omarly Acevedo, Consultora Internacional, Protocolo de Montreal, Organización de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo Industrial (UNIDO) | Necesidades De Capacitación en el Sector Servicios en el Marco del Protocolo de Montreal en Latinoamérica

David Alejandro Ríos García, Asesor Técnico y ExpositorCO₂ Training Center Mexico | Capacitación Para el Uso de Refrigerantes Naturales

Yesenia R. Rector, International Director, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)

Alonso Amor, Technical Manager – Mexico, Emerson – Latin America | Desafíos Educativos en América Latina de la Industria HVACR

13:20 | BREAK

13:30 | COOLING AS A SERVICE (CaaS)

Moderator: Pilar Aleu, Business Development Manager, shecco

Thomas Motmans, Especialista en Finanzas de Energía Sostenible, Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE)  | Tendencias Globales de Mercado Refrigerantes Naturales

14:00 | BREAK

14:10 | PANEL DE DISCUSIÓN: CLIENTES FINALES

Esta sesión se centrará en la experiencia del cliente final y contratistas a la hora de utilizar refrigerantes naturales. 

Moderator: Pilar Aleu, Business Development Manager, shecco

Liborio Villalobos Carranza, VP of Global Engineering, Grupo Bimbo | Sin Dejar Huella

Diego Vellaio, Gerente División Infraestructura, La Anónima | Supermercados La Anónima – Experiencias con Sistemas de Co2 

Miguel Caicedo, Ingeniero Mecánico, Hilsea Investments Limited | Implementación de un Cuarto Frio con Refrigerante R290 en Hilsea Investments Limited

15:10 | BREAK

15:20 | CASOS DE ESTUDIO: refrigeración comercial e industrial

Interesantes casos de estudios presentados por fabricantes sobre refrigeración comercial e industrial utilizando CO2, amoníaco y propano.

Moderator: Pilar Aleu, Business Development Manager, shecco

Grupo 1

Germán Smitt, Director de Refrigeración y Servicios, Epta Argentina | SAIEP Lincoln. “Ahorro de Energía y Reducción de Huella de Carbono Obtenidos Gracias a la Utilización de una Instalación de CO2 Transcrítico”

Rolando Bissot, Engineering and Maintenance Manager, Arneg Central America | Sistema de Refrigeración en Cascada HFC / CO2 y Sistema Booster CO2, Casos de estudio Comparados

Carlos Obella, V.P. of Engineering Services & Product Management, Emerson | Algoritmos de Control Optimizados para Sistemas Transcríticos de R744 con Eyectores de Líquido y de Vapor 

Breve pausa

Grupo 2

Luciano Vambommel, Application Engineering Manager for Latin America, Nidec | Embraco | Soluciones Eficientes para la Cadena de Frío en América Latina

Mauricio Baena, Sales Manager Industrial South America, Hillphoenix | CO2 Aplicado en Centros de Distribución en Colombia: Una Opción Responsable y Rentable

Raúl Alanis, Technical Sales, Güntner de México | Viabilidad del CO2 en Latinoamérica, Uso Correcto de “Gas Coolers” Adiabaticos

Breve pausa

Grupo 3

Rogério Marson Rodriguez, Gerente de Ingeniería, Eletrofrio | Chiller Propano

Pier Zecchetto, CEO, Pórtan | Aplicación de CO2 Transcritico Industrial para Multiples Temperaturas de Evaporación y Cargas Variables

Plinio Ferreira, Global Application Engineer, Tecumseh | Velocidad Variable TAL™ – Estudio de Caso en Islas de Congelados R290 – Beneficios y la Tecnología IntelliCOOL™

17:20 | CONCLUSIONES Y DESPEDIDA

Por Pilar Aleu, Business Development Manager, shecco

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SPEAKERS

Omarly Acevedo

Omarly Acevedo

Omarly Acevedo

Consultora Internacional, Protocolo de Montreal, Organización de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo Industrial (UNIDO)

Omarly es ingeniero mecánico, Magister en Ingeniería Mecánica y Especialista en Administración Financiera, con más de 15 años de experiencia como consultora en Colombia y Latino América para el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), Organismo de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo Industrial (ONUDI) y el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (ONU Medio Ambiente) en proyectos relacionados con alternativas de bajo Potencial de Calentamiento Atmosférico (PCA) para el sector de refrigeración y aire acondicionado, entrenamiento a técnicos en manejo seguro de refrigerantes inflamables, y experta en la formulación y evaluación en normas de competencias laborales en refrigeración.

Raúl Alanis

Raúl Alanis

Raúl Alanis

Technical Sales, Güntner de México

Ingeniero Mecánico egresado de la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. Actualmente se desempeña como Ingeniero de Aplicaciones y proyectos especiales en Guntner de México, empresa en la que cuenta con 6 años de experiencia. Participa activamente en la Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes para la Industria de la Refrigeración (ANFIR) como coordinador del comité de unidades condensadoras y evaporadoras realizando actividades de desarrollo en materia de ahorro energético.

Pilar Aleu

Pilar Aleu

Pilar Aleu

Business Development Manager, shecco

Pilar tiene un MBA Ejecutivo de ESADE Business School (España) y una doble licenciatura en Economía de la Universidad Pública de Navarra (España) y la Universidad de Abertay Dundee (Reino Unido) en Economía y Gestión Europea. Complementó su educación y experiencia laboral en los Estados Unidos y la India.

Pilar ha trabajado en shecco durante más de cinco años, durante los cuales ha contribuido al desarrollo del mercado de tecnologías basadas en refrigerantes naturales a través de las conferencias ATMOsphere y ha fortalecido las relaciones de shecco con los clientes y otras partes interesadas a nivel mundial, con un enfoque especial en Europa y América.

Fabio Aloisio

Fabio Aloisio

Fabio Aloisio

Mechanical Engineer

Engr. Fabio Aloisio is an Italian mechanical engineer, graduated from the University of Trieste in 2010. Since graduation, he has always been fascinated with refrigeration and energy savings. He has already ten years of experience in Zudek refrigeration and has been working there ever since his graduation. He is a key player in the research and development of the Zudek’s water ammonia absorption chillers.

Alonso Amor

Alonso Amor

Alonso Amor

Technical Manager – Mexico, Emerson’s Commercial and Residential Solutions Business, Latin America

En su rol como gerente técnico para México en la división de América Latina de Soluciones Comerciales y Residenciales de Emerson, Alonso es responsable de la ingeniería de aplicaciones y los servicios para las divisiones Copeland ™, White-Rodgers ™, Cold Chain Digital Solutions y Vilter ™. Supervisa un grupo de 20 ingenieros que apoyan el negocio de la cadena de frío mexicana de Emerson desde el punto de vista técnico y de producto.
Ingeniero mecánico y eléctrico trilingüe, Alonso se unió a Emerson en 2014. Tiene más de 14 años de experiencia en la industria de HVACR a lo largo de su carrera, incluidos puestos de ingeniería en México y Brasil.
Obtuvo una licenciatura en ingeniería mecánica y eléctrica del Instituto Tecnológico y de Educación Superior de Monterrey, Estado de México.

Ammi Amarnath

Ammi Amarnath

Ammi Amarnath

Senior Technical Executive in the Electrification & Customer Solutions Research Area, Electric Power Research Institute EPRI

Ammi leads a team of engineers and scientists in the research, development, deployment and market transformation of Energy Efficiency & Demand Responsive (EE/DR) technologies. Some of the technologies demonstrated include: advanced space conditioning systems for residential and commercial buildings, heat pump water heaters, advanced end-use smart technologies that integrate with the smart grid, and industrial process efficiency improvements. He also manages RD&D activities focused on advanced demand response (DR) applications in Energy-Water Nexus area & renewables integration, and technologies such as OpenADR and SEP. His focus also includes utility analytical techniques, such as energy meter data disaggregation, impact of energy efficiency on emissions etc, so as to make energy efficiency and demand response programs successful around the world.
In his prior tenure at EPRI, Amarnath was a Senior Project Manager within the Industrial and Distributed Generation programs. His activities included the collaborative RD&D of efficient industrial technologies, advanced fuel cells and other distributed generation technologies.
Amarnath received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in chemical engineering from India and a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston.

Mauricio Baena

Mauricio Baena

Mauricio Baena

Sales Manager Industrial South America, Dover Food Retail

Ingeniero Mecánico de la Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana de la ciudad de Medellín (Colombia), y Minor in Bussines Administratio de la Universidad Wichita State University en los Estados Unidos. Docente en las Universidad Pontifica Bolivariana y Universidad Industrial de Santander para el Área de Extensión Académica de la Facultad de Ingeniería mecánica. 23 años de Experiencia en el sector de la Refrigeración: 7 años en el área de Mantenimiento, y 13 años en el área comercial y de diseño, y 4 años como consultor: Actualmente Mauricio se desempeña como Gerente de Ventas para Hill Phoenix División Industrial para Sur América y Mexico desarrollando el canal de distribución para la tecnología CO2 y Ultra baja carga de amoniaco, así como el soporte a la implementación de los diferentes recursos para prestar los servicios de instalación y soporte técnico. En su carrera profesional, dentro del área de diseño, la participación en el diseño y selección de sistemas de Refrigeración ha sido una constante, con más de 500 instalaciones en 14 diferentes sectores.

Jonathan Berney

Jonathan Berney

Jonathan Berney

Business Development Manager, CIMCO

Jonathan has 15 years Industrial refrigeration experience, with exposure to dozens of medium to large project in Canada supporting the cold storage, food & beverage and recreational markets as well as to the natural refrigeration Industry from convention flooded & pump recirc. systems, to new technologies such as low charged DX, CO2 cascade & transcritical systems. He’s been involved in all aspects of refrigeration projects from initial design concept & customer negotiation to project execution and install. Recently he’s spent 5 years branch as a manager experience with a focus on the service sector.
He’s been at CIMCO since 2005, now working in Business Development.
He has a B.A. in mechanical engineering from Lakehead University and a Engineering Technologist Diploma from Sheridan College.

Laura Estela Berón

Laura Estela Berón

Laura Estela Berón

Coordinadora Oficina Programa de Ozono, Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable (Argentina)

Desde 2001 es el Coordinador Técnico de la Oficina del Programa de Ozono de Argentina.
Desde 1986 se ha desempeñado como consultora en diversos organismos públicos, cámaras industriales, empresas privadas y organismos internacionales en temas de impacto ambiental de presas y disposición de residuos sólidos, implementación de Sistemas de Gestión Ambiental, control ambiental en rellenos sanitarios, manejo de residuos peligrosos. , calidad del agua, etc.
Ha sido delegado y ponente representando al país en numerosas ocasiones y en diversos foros locales e internacionales sobre temas relacionados con el medio ambiente.
Tiene más de 15 trabajos publicados sobre normas ISO 14.000, calidad del agua, eutrofización de embalses, gestión de residuos peligrosos y el Protocolo de Montreal.

Rolando Bissot

Rolando Bissot

Rolando Bissot

Engineering and Maintenance Manager, Arneg Central America

Rolando is the Engineering and Maintenance Manager at Arneg Central America. He received his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas. At Arneg Central America, the regional office of Italian OEM ARNEG serving all of Central America and the Caribbean, they offer the full portfolio of solutions the Arneg Group manufactures worldwide, focusing on commercial refrigeration and retail solutions. He has implemented the first R744 refrigeration solutions in the region and over the past two years mainly Transcritical R744 solutions (16+ systems). He has a vast experience and successful use-cases of highly efficient natural refrigerant solution implementations in the tropical climate of Central America and the Caribbean, proving natural refrigerants are ready to be adopted globally.

Jennifer Butsch

Jennifer Butsch

Jennifer Butsch

Regulatory Affairs Manager, Emerson

Jennifer has been involved in regulatory affairs across multiple industries for more than 20 years. In
her current role, she is responsible for managing activities related to policies, regulations, codes and standards as they apply to the air conditioning and heat pump market. She is involved in several industry organizations, including AHRI and ASHRAE. Jennifer earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Wright State University and has an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.

Miguel Caicedo

Miguel Caicedo

Miguel Caicedo

Ingeniero Mecánico, Esmeralda

Miguel Caicedo es Ingeniero Mecánico, con estudios de cuarto nivel en Gestión Ambiental y Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo.
Experiencia en el sector florícola de más de 30 años, como parte de su trabajo ha realizado diseños y montajes de cuartos fríos con varios tipos de refrigerantes. En el 2019 lideró exitosamente el cambio de refrigerante R22 a R290 en la cámara refrigerada de la finca Esmeralda Sun, perteneciente a la empresa HILSEA INVESTMENTS LIMITED.

Marc Chasserot

Marc Chasserot

Marc Chasserot

CEO, shecco

Marc Chasserot is a specialist in natural refrigeration with over 15 years of experience in the HVAC&R sector, starting as the Marketing Manager for the Norsk Hydro business unit specialised in CO2 transcritical refrigeration and heating. He worked closely with several Japanese manufacturers selling the market innovative “CO2 Ecocute heatpumps”.

In 2006 Marc founded the industry leading website for CO2 cooling and heating experts worldwide, called www.R744.com. This was followed by three additional industry resources for hydrocarbons, water and ammonia (namely: www.hydrocarbons21.com, www.R718.com and www.ammonia21.com).

Marc is co-founder and CEO of shecco, an independent market development company specialised in bringing Natural Refrigerants ‘faster to market’, working with numerous companies worldwide. Marc has chaired and organised several international workshops bringing together leading policy and industry experts to discuss ‘how to bring natural refrigerants’ faster to market, known as ‘ATMOsphere’. He is also an active member of ASHRAE.

Tristam Coffin

Tristam Coffin

Tristam Coffin

President of Livingstone Consulting

Tristam Coffin is the President of Livingstone Consulting, an engineering and sustainability solutions group founded in the UK. From Europe to North America Livingstone provides innovative technical services focused on strategy, design, and execution. Prior to joining Livingstone, Mr. Coffin was a Director of Sustainability & Facilities at Whole Foods Market where he led a team that oversaw the implementation of environmentally responsible programs, sustainable engineering initiatives, and facility management. Mr. Coffin is a LEED AP, sustainability leader and holds a broad array of environmental expertise in areas including high performance buildings, refrigeration systems, renewable energy, and waste diversion.

Mike Devine

Mike Devine

Mike Devine

Director of Global Application Engineering, Tecumseh

Mike is the Director of Global Application Engineering for the Tecumseh Products Co. He has extensive industry experience in refrigeration system engineering, design and application, specializing in energy efficient HC equipment development.

Edwin M. Dickson

Edwin M. Dickson

Edwin M. Dickson

Unidad Técnica Ozono, Dirección de Asuntos Ambientales Sectorial y Urbana Conmutador

Consultor Nacional de la Unidad Técnica Ozono del Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, con más de 12 años de experiencia en la formulación, implementación, y operación de proyectos relacionados con el Plan de Gestión para la Eliminación de HCFC en el sector de refrigeración y acondicionamiento de aire, programa K-CEP (Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program), e iniciativas SPODS (Sustainable and Climate-Friendly Phase-Out of Ozone Depleting Substances).
Principales logros:

• Coordinación, junto con expertos internacionales, la ingeniería de nuevos diseños de acondicionadores de aire con R290.
• Asistencia técnica para el montaje de una nueva línea de fabricación de acondicionadores de aire con refrigerantes tipo hidrocarburo.
• Coordinación del proyecto para formular la estrategia nacional de implementación de alternativas y medidas de eficiencia ambiental y energética para el sector de refrigeración comercial de supermercados en Colombia.
• Miembro del comité encargado de adoptar las ISO5149 sobre el manejo ambientalmente seguro de sistemas de refrigeración
• Implementación de la estrategia de valorización de refrigerantes residuales en Colombia – Red Nacional de Recuperación, Reciclaje y Regeneración de Refrigerantes.

Plinio Ferreira

Plinio Ferreira

Plinio Ferreira

Global Application Engineer, Tecumseh

Plinio Ferreira has a MSc in Power Electronics and System Dynamics, is a Global Application Engineer at Tecumseh and member of University of São Paulo high-technology development groups. Plinio is a Variable Speed applications specialist and will present the latest technology and innovative solutions with Variable Speed R290 compressors Tecumseh is offering on the worldwide market.

Glenn Gallagher

Glenn Gallagher

Glenn Gallagher

Air Pollution Specialist, California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Glenn has been working on F-gas management strategies for more than 25 years, and currently develops regulations to reduce emissions of high-global warming refrigerants in California. Glenn also serves as a technical advisor to the U.S. Climate Alliance Short-Lived Climate Pollutant (SLCP) Strategy team.

David Alejandro Ríos García

David Alejandro Ríos García

David Alejandro Ríos García

Asesor Técnico y Expositor, CO₂ Training Center Mexico | Director General, Sistemas de Refrigeración Totales, SA de CV

David Alejandro Ríos García, es Director General de la empresa Sistemas de refrigeración Totales, SA de CV en la cual ha desarrollado excelente experiencia en refrigerantes naturales y nuevos refrigerantes químicos, especialmente en instalaciones con CO2 transitico en países de clima cálido.
Jefe del área de diseño, desarrollo e ingeniería de la empresa Desarrollo y Control Industrial de México, SA de CV donde se han diseñado y ensamblado chillers con amoniaco en carga critica, racks de compresores con CO2 transcrito para media y baja temperatura y sistemas de refrigeración en cascada con amoniaco y CO2.
Asesor técnico y expositor para el CO2 Training Center México, SC. Impartiendo temas de arranque, condicionamiento y mantenimiento de sistemas de refrigeración con refrigerantes naturales.

Michael Garry

Michael Garry

Michael Garry

Editor in Chief, Accelerate Magazine, shecco

Michael Garry is a business journalist with a 30-year track record. Most recently, he ledthe coverage of sustainability, technology and logistics at Supermarket News for more than 11 years. He is well known among retailers, suppliers, technology vendors and trade groups throughout the North American food retailing and consumer goods industries. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of M.I.T. with a degree in political science, he has written his first book, “Game of My Life – New York Mets,” in which 25 baseball players recall their most memorable game.

Bob Glaser

Bob Glaser

Bob Glaser

Construction Representative, Project Manager and Enterprise Maintenance Manager, Shamrock Foods

Bob GlaserI have a background and experience in Facilities Management, Construction, Cold Storage, Warehouse and Distribution design, Project Management, and Building Maintenance. One thing that sets me apart from most Facilities Managers and Owners Representative is my background as an Enterprise Maintenance Manager for a large distribution company in the western United States. I know how to maintain, design and build for efficiency and longevity. In the past 15 years managing over 18 sites across the United States, I have seen most every type of damage and break down possible. I use this background and knowledge to maintain, design and build new sites and update old sites that are better and easier to maintain.

Dan Hamza-Goodacre

Dan Hamza-Goodacre

Dan Hamza-Goodacre

Non-Executive Director of the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program, ClimateWorks Foundation

Dan Hamza-Goodacre is the Non-Executive Director of the Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program, and the cooling sector lead for the COP26 High Level Champions team. Dan has worked on sustainable development in the governmental, philanthropic and private sectors across the globe for over 20 years. He is a regular speaker and moderator at conferences and events and has written widely on climate and development. Dan has an MSc in International Development from Bristol University, where he also lectured and researched global environmental politics. In his early career Dan lived and worked in the rainforests of Latin America. Dan is a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and a Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (FIEMA)

Rodolfo Elizondo Hernandez

Rodolfo Elizondo Hernandez

Rodolfo Elizondo Hernandez

Oficina Técnica del Ozono, Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía (Costa Rica)

Rodolfo Elizondo Hernández, es ingeniero en Mantenimiento Industrial y Master en Administración de Ingeniería Electromecánica del Tecnológico de Costa Rica; cuenta con más de 30 años de experiencia profesional en áreas de procesos, energía y medioambiente. Ha sido coordinador de proyectos de Protocolo de Montreal para PNUD-MINAE, durante los últimos 15 años.

Harrison Horning

Harrison Horning

Harrison Horning

Director of Maintenance – Hannaford, Retail Business Services, LLC

Harrison Horning is Director of Maintenance for Retail Business Services, a subsidiary of Ahold Delhaize. His role is focused on supporting Hannaford and Stop & Shop, two grocery chains with approximately 600 stores in eight northeastern US states. His current work includes collaborative efforts to address sustainability and climate impacts. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of facilities and energy management.

Ilana Koegelenberg

Ilana Koegelenberg

Ilana Koegelenberg

Deputy Manager Market Development, shecco

With an honors degree in journalism (B.journ) from Rhodes University in South Africa and 10 years of experience relating to the HVAC&R industry, Ilana joined shecco in 2019 as Deputy Editor Global in the Media team. She has recently moved over to manage the Market Development team with a focus on market research, policy analysis, partner projects and specialized campaigns that aid in accelerating the adoption of climate friendly technologies across different world regions.

Kurt Liebendorfer

Kurt Liebendorfer

Kurt Liebendorfer

Vice President, Evapco

Kurt is Vice President of Evapco and is located at its corporate headquarters in Taneytown, MD. He is leading the development and market introduction of the new EvapCold family of products, which are complete Packaged Low Charge Ammonia Refrigeration Systems.
Kurt has been in the industrial refrigeration, process cooling and construction industry for 30 years and has also worked for Johnson Controls/Frick, Stellar and GEA/FES.
Kurt received an Executive MBA from Jacksonville University and a Bachelor of Science – Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Kurt has served on the Board of Directors of the International District Energy Association, Past President of the Jacksonville chapter of ASHRAE, Past Chair & President of the Turbine Inlet Cooling Association and is an active member of IIAR, serving on the Government Affairs committee & Compliance Guidelines committee, and the Global Cold Chain Alliance serving on the Refrigeration & Energy committee and the Construction Codes committee.

Tony Lundell

Tony Lundell

Tony Lundell

Senior Director of Standards and Safety, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)

Tony has nearly 40 years of experience in Utilities and Facilities Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, and Management.

Beginning as a hands-on technician, he progressed to fulfill many roles in the HVAC, Refrigeration, Plant Engineering, Facilities Engineering, and Manufacturing Engineering industries.

Before joining IIAR, he served in numerous supervisory-to-director level roles at Oscar Mayer Corporation, Sara Lee Corporation, Pepsico at Tropicana, Nestle, the National Archives and Records Administration, and Americold Logistics.

At IIAR he facilitates and develops IIAR Standards, provides refrigeration industry technical assistance, develops and enhances our PSM/RMP activities, and he is a veteran presenter at industry related conferences and webinars.

Dave Mastroieni

Dave Mastroieni

Dave Mastroieni

Vice President, Procurement & Facilities; Longo’s

Mr. Mastroieni is Vice-President of Central Procurement & Facility Management for Longo’s. With over 35 years of leadership roles including operations, distribution, and supply chain, he was instrumental in the growth and success of the company.
From joining in 1980 when Longo’s was a two store fruit market, today the company has over 30 locations, an online shopping facility, and a distribution center.
Being an ambassador of the company, he has been a key component in helping Longo’s become a platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, as well as being one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
Mr. Mastroieni holds a College Business Degree as well as an Executive Leadership Degree from Queens University.

Michael May

Michael May

Michael May

Livingstone Consulting

Technology Development Executive with 30 years of business leadership in successful new Product and Technology Commercialization in several industries including HVAC/R, Energy, Automotive, and Aerospace.

Daniele Mazzola

Daniele Mazzola

Daniele Mazzola

Invention Team Lead of FTE and Technical Marketing Manager, EPTA

Daniele Mazzola earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Energetic Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2009, and now he is the Technical Marketing Manager of Epta. Before being named Tech. Mrkt. Mng. in May 2020, Daniele was Epta System Engineering Manager and was responsible for all the company’s R&D on systems while supporting the local system tech offices in all markets and countries. He also headed the local Italian technical office, responsible for system design and contracting, and played a role in the development of the FTE ad ETE technologies, ensuring to Epta the availability of enhanced technologies to promote natural refrigeration systems in a demanding marketplace.

John Miranda

John Miranda

John Miranda

VP of Sales & Marketing Americas at M & M Refrigeration

John has industry-leading Expertise in transcritical CO2 and Cascade [CO2-NH3] refrigeration systems for industrial refrigeration and industrial cooling applications. He has previously worked at GEA, BAC, Guentner, Emergent Cold Technologies, and is now at M&M Refrigeration.

Hendrik Möller

Hendrik Möller

Hendrik Möller

Global Application Manager_ Mobile Cooling, Secop

Hendrik holds a university degree in electrical engineering. He worked with electronic controls more than 15 years and 10 years in the refrigeration industry.
He has rich knowledge and experiences upon refrigeration compressor and electronics controls to supports customer needs and application optimization, etc. especially in DC voltage powered appliances and mobile cooling areas.

Michel Moreira

Michel Moreira

Michel Moreira

Commercial Refrigeration Sales Senior Manager for North America, Nidec Global Applianc

Michel earned his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande and went on to obtain his Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance from FAE business school. Before joining Nidec Global Appliance, he worked as an industrial engineer at a food and beverage company in Brazil.
Michel has been a part of the Nidec Global Appliance team since 2005, when he was hired as a Sales Engineer. After nearly five years in this position, he was promoted to Senior Key Account Manager in the commercial refrigeration division where he managed key accounts and business development in the Latin America market. In his current role as the Sales Senior Manager for Nidec Global Appliance’s North American region, his responsibilities include establishing a strategic vision for North American business, managing a sales team that provides commercial customers with technical support and improve overall customer experience.

Thomas Motmans

Thomas Motmans

Thomas Motmans

Especialista en Finanzas de Energía Sostenible, BASE – Base Agency for Sustainable Energy

Thomas es un especialista en finanzas de energía sostenible con experiencia en América del Sur y el Caribe, Asia y África. Thomas tiene una maestría. en Ingeniería Mecánica y un certificado ejecutivo en Finanzas Sostenibles, y tiene experiencia en el diseño, desarrollo e implementación de mecanismos financieros públicos y privados para proyectos de energía sostenible. Actualmente, Thomas lidera la Iniciativa mundial de Refrigeración como Servicio, cuyo objetivo es desarrollar y ampliar el uso de modelos de negocio de servitización para el sector de refrigeración y aire acondicionado, transfiriendo activos de energía física a los servicios.

Carlos Obella

Carlos Obella

Carlos Obella

V.P. of Engineering Services & Product Management Emerson’s Commercial and Residential Solutions, Latin America

En su papel de vicepresidente de servicios de ingeniería y gestión de productos en el área comercial de Emerson y la división de América Latina de Residential Solutions, Carlos ocupa un puesto de liderazgo ejecutivo, supervisando el equipo técnico de Emerson de América Latina de 30 ingenieros. Trabaja en estrecha colaboración con el producto grupos de planificación e ingeniería en varios negocios de refrigeración y aire acondicionado de Emerson unidades para definir tecnologías, productos, servicios y soluciones y, en última instancia, darles soporte técnico. Carlos se unió a Emerson en 1998 y tiene más de 30 años de experiencia en la industria de HVACR durante su carrera. Muchos puestos anteriores eran roles gerenciales. Obtuvo una licenciatura en ingeniería mecánica de la Universidad Nacional de Tecnología en Buenos Aires, Argentina y MBA de la Universidad Ana G. Méndez. Carlos es reconocido como un
Técnico distinguido de soluciones comerciales y residenciales de Emerson.

Chris Pegg

Chris Pegg

Chris Pegg

Vice President of Sales, North America, Resource Data Management (RDM)

Chris Pegg is the Vice President of Sales for North America at RDM USA. He has over 25 years of experience in the HVAC/R industry. Chris began his career as a service engineer and worked in product engineering, training, and project management before transitioning into outside sales. He is invested in RDM’s commitment to increase the use of open protocol solutions in the industry to further the advance of digitalization and automation.

Francisco Picazo

Francisco Picazo

Francisco Picazo

Director of Projects, Grupo Bimbo

Francisco Picazo has been at Bimbo since 2015. Trough his career in Bimbo, he has been part of strategic projects, such as a new bakery in Argentina, where he led the engineering part of the project. He has experience in the operation, being a maintenance supervisor of cakes and cookies manufacturing lines; and assessing the implementation of an Asset Management system for a bakery in the UK. Since 2018, he has been leading the global refrigerant’s strategy for Grupo Bimbo while he continues to follow up CAPEX projects in different regions where Grupo Bimbo is present.

Giacomo Pisano

Giacomo Pisano

Giacomo Pisano

Technical Sales Manager, Dorin

After obtaining his Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2002, Giacomo Pisano worked for one year as a Project Manager for General Electric’s Oil & Gas division, where the core business is turbomachinery applied to the oil & gas industry. He joined DORIN in 2003 in the R&D department, taking responsibility of the CO2 compressor development and being in charge of the product’s technical qualification. Giacomo Pisano then took over several application engineering roles and is currently responsible for the CO2 compressors’ business development. In the meantime he joined several ASERCOM working groups and was the Chairman for the association’s CO2 working group for many years.

Lorena Alarcón Reyes

Lorena Alarcón Reyes

Lorena Alarcón Reyes

Consultora Unidad de Ozono, Oficina de Cambio Climático, Ministerio del Medio Ambiente (Chile)

Lorena Alarcón Reyes, de profesión Ingeniera en Alimentos de la Universidad de Chile con un diplomado en Evaluación y Gestión de Proyectos de la misma institución. Desde el año 2012 Consultora de la Unidad Ozono del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente de Chile, responsable de los proyectos de la reconversión del sector espuma y eliminación del bromuro de metilo en Chile, y apoyo general a las actividades vinculadas al sector refrigeración y climatización. Con experiencia en el sector privado como consultora independiente, ingeniera de proyectos y docente.

Rogério Marson Rodriguez

Rogério Marson Rodriguez

Rogério Marson Rodriguez

Gerente de Ingeniería, Eletrofrio – Brasil

Graduado en Ingeniería Mecánica Industrial en 1990 de la Escuela de Ingeniería Industrial de São José dos Campos, Brasil. Trabajó durante 8 años con proyectos e instalaciones de Salas Limpias para las industrias farmacéutica y electrónica. Durante 23 años ha trabajado en Eletrofrio Refrigeração Ltda como Gerente de Ingeniería de Refrigeración, enfocado en el diseño y fabricación de máquinas y sistemas de refrigeración para supermercados y almacenamiento. En los últimos años se ha dedicado al desarrollo de soluciones de sistemas de refrigeración con fluidos naturales para aplicación en refrigeración comercial.

Dr. Rajan Rajendran

Dr. Rajan Rajendran

Dr. Rajan Rajendran

Vice President, Systems Innovation Center and Sustainability — The Helix Innovation Center, Emerson

Dr. Rajan Rajendran is the vice president, systems innovation center and sustainability at Emerson. He has worked at Emerson since 1990 in various capacities. Rajan is also the director of The Helix, Emerson’s research and innovation center located on the University of Dayton’s campus. He represents Emerson in its communications with various policy and industry organizations, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, among others. Rajan earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Madras. He earned his master’s and doctorate degrees in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University and has an M.B.A. from Wright State University.

Yesenia Rivera Rector

Yesenia Rivera Rector

Yesenia Rivera Rector

Directora Internacional, International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration (IIAR)

Yesenia Rector tiene quince años de experiencia en Seguridad Ocupacional y Administración de Sistemas de Refrigeración con Amoniaco realizando auditorías y Análisis de Riesgos para sistemas industriales. La Sra. Rector se desempeñó durante 5 años como inspectora de higiene industrial con la Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional de los Estados Unidos, OSHA; donde inspeccionó procesos químicos complejos, incluidos los sistemas de refrigeración con amoníaco, para garantizar la seguridad y el cumplimiento de las leyes laborales y ambientales de EE. UU.

Antes de su puesto en el IIAR, la Sra. Rector trabajó durante 7 años con Americold Logistics LLC; que es la empresa de almacenamiento de alimentos refrigerados más grande de los Estados Unidos y, que utilizan amoníaco anhidro para refrigeración. La Sra. Rector fue la Gerente Regional Senior de Seguridad de Procesos donde supervisó los Programas de Seguridad de Procesos y realizó inspecciones de Análisis de Riesgos de Procesos (PHA) de Sistemas de Refrigeración de Amoníaco Industrial en más de 40 almacenes frigoríficos en la región del Este de los EE.UU. Continental.
Actualmente, como Directora Internacional del IIAR, Yesenia desarrolla material educativo en inglés y español sobre el funcionamiento seguro y eficiente de los sistemas de refrigeración con amoniaco; dirige y realiza traducciones a otros idiomas de los Estándares IIAR y otros materiales técnicos; facilita la adopción de estándares tales como estándares nacionales a nivel internacional; y dirige todos los programas del IIAR International.

Pierre-Luc Rousseau

Pierre-Luc Rousseau

Pierre-Luc Rousseau

Direction Générale de la Réglementation Carbone et des Données d’Émission, Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les Changements Climatiques (Quebec)

Pierre-Luc Rousseau passed his Baccalauréat in chemistry at “l’université Laval” » in 2014. He has been working since 2014 at the « Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques ».

Armand Saliani

Armand Saliani

Armand Saliani

Director of Engineering, Arneg Canada

Armand Saliani is a mechanical engineer, he received his Msc degree from Georgia Tech and started his career in the nuclear industry. Combining strong skills in piping design and mechanical calculation, he joined Arneg Canada in 2016 to take the lead of the engineering department for refrigerated cases. He helped starting the rack division in 2018 and is now supervising the engineering of both rack and cases.

Yoram Shabtay

Yoram Shabtay

Yoram Shabtay

President, Heat Transfer Technologies

With 20 years of experience, Yoram Shabtay is a Heat Exchanger Designer veteran with a Master’s degree in Heat and Mass Transfer. Shabtay is the head of consulting firm Heat Transfer Technologies LLC (HTT). As a licensed HVAC engineer, Yoram provides designs for current and new condenser and evaporator coils. HTT develops next-generation heat exchangers with institutions and the US DoE, and is a Technical Advisor to the International Copper Association, providing guidance and designs for all types of HVAC and refrigeration systems. Yoram regularly speaks at conferences about new upcoming heat-exchanger technologies and related development work. HTT also works with industry leaders providing prototype heat-exchanger service for evaluation.

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Manager of Programs & Operations at the NASRC

Morgan is the Manager of Programs & Operations at the NASRC. With a background in sustainability and communications, she has a particular interest in aligning sustainable behaviors with the goals of individuals and businesses. Prior to her role at NASRC, she led sustainable forest management programs for landowners at the American Forest Foundation. Morgan holds an M.S. in Environmental Education from SUNY ESF, an M.P.A from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, and a B.S. in Environmental Science from SUNY Fredonia.

Germán Smitt

Germán Smitt

Germán Smitt

Director de Refrigeración y Servicios, Epta Argentina

Germán es un ingeniero mecánico Egresado de la Universidad Nacional de Rosario en 1986. Desde el inicio de la labor profesional ha trabajado en el desarrollo de sistemas refrigeración. Desde los años noventa enfocada la actividad en equipos e instalaciones frigoríficas para el Retail y Centros de Distribución. Desde 2001 trabajando en la fábrica en Argentina del grupo Epta.
Ha dirigido en 2005 análisis de consumos energéticos en instalaciones de supermercado, elaboración de propuesta para mejora de eficiencia, reducción de consumos eléctricos directos.  En 2010 desarrollo de sistemas de media y baja temperatura mejorando su TEWI, reducción de carga de CFC y HFC en supermercados utilizando sistemas de refrigerante secundario. 2011 desarrollo de equipos compactos con reducción de carga total de refrigerante en la instalación y reducción del consumo energético. 2013 Dirección de proyecto de la primera obra de CO2 subcritico en Argentina 2014 Dirección de proyecto de la primera obra de CO2 transcritico en Argentina
En 2018 y 2019 se desempeñó como Trainer in Natural Refrigerant en capacitaciones para uso refrigerantes naturales organizadas por UNIDO en Argentina.En los últimos años, dirección de proyectos de instalaciones de CO2 transcritico en Argentina, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela, incluyendo climas cálidos como Tucuman en Argentina) y tropicales como Guayaquil en Ecuador. En la actualidad, desarrollando el proyecto de fabricación de Packs de CO2 transcriticos en Epta Argentina.

Christina Starr

Christina Starr

Christina Starr

Christina Starr, Senior Policy Analyst, Environmental Investigation Agency

Christina leads EIA’s domestic policy work to reduce HFC emissions by advocating for strong policy measures, updated standards and codes, and private sector action by major end users such as supermarkets. She is a member of several US standards committees including UL 60335-2-89 for commercial refrigeration and UL 60335-2-40 for air conditioning. For the past several years, her work has also focused on state level policy engagement in leading states including California and New York. She holds a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Maryland and is a graduate from Brown University’s International Relations program.

Luciano Vambommel

Luciano Vambommel

Luciano Vambommel

Application Engineering Manager for Latin America, Nidec

Luciano Vambommel is Application Engineering Manager at Nidec Global Appliance, where he is responsible for Embraco’s portfolio to Latin America market.The executive started his career at Embraco (which was acquired by Nidec Corporation in 2019) as Laboratory Specialist, in 2010. After that, the held the positions of Application Laboratory Leader and, later on, Technical Support Specialist, until becoming Application Engineering Manager, in 2019.Before 2010, his professional backgroundincludes 7 years as Experimental AnalysisLaboratory Supervisor, at Polo – ResearchLaboratories for Emerging Technologies inCooling and Thermophysics, an arm of theSanta Catarina Federal University.

Diego Vellaio

Diego Vellaio

Diego Vellaio

Gerente División Infraestructura, La Anónima

Diego es Ingeniero Industrial, dedicado hace varios años al retail. Su puesto en Supermercados La Anónima es : Gerente Divisional de Infraestructura y tengo a cargo las áreas de Construcciones, Mantenimiento, Compra de Equipamiento y Compra de Energía. Pertenezco al equipo de La Anónima desde hace 6 años.

Liborio Villalobos Carranza

Liborio Villalobos Carranza

Liborio Villalobos Carranza

VP of Global Engineering, Grupo Bimbo

Liborio tiene treinta años de experiencia en las industrias de alimentos, productos de consumo, químicos y petróleo con un historial constante de competencia funcional y habilidades de liderazgo comprobadas que han resultado en contribuciones sólidas de negocios y organizaciones; principalmente realizado en Empresas Multinacionales: BASF, Procter & Gamble, Mondelez y Grupo BIMBO. El área principal de especialización es Ingeniería, Gestión de Activos e Innovación, que incluye Arquitectura y Estrategia Organizacional, Diseño / Entrega, Gestión de Proyectos / Programas, Gestión de Innovación e Iniciativas e Ingeniería Ambiental, las competencias básicas orientadas hacia el camino de la Sostenibilidad, incluidas las Tecnologías de Energía Renovable y la certificación LEED; teniendo también experiencias exitosas en Cadena de Suministro Integrada, Eficiencia de Clase Mundial, Manufactura Esbelta, Gestión del Ciclo de Vida del Producto, Tecnologías de Producto e Investigación y Desarrollo.
Liborio obtuvo su maestría en Operaciones y Tecnología de la Información del ITAM, un postgrado en Ingeniería Química Ambiental de la Universidad de Kaiserslautern y una licenciatura en Ingeniería Química de la Universidad La Salle. Actualmente cursando un Executive MBA en IPADE Business School.

Ady Vyas

Ady Vyas

Ady Vyas

VP of Energy and Digital Services

Mr. Vyas leads the Energy & Digital Services at Neelands Group Limited. His focus is on creating value for the customer by reducing their energy consumption, high efficiency equipment selection, onsite generation and bringing pieces together with a digital layer for remote monitoring, control and optimization.
Most recently Mr. Vyas headed the Energy Solutions and Intelligent Mobility business at s2e Technologies leading all activities in the segment including business development, feasibility engineering, design & analysis, financial analysis, project planning and execution. Mr. Vyas led design and construction management for a sustainable grocery store in Stouffville, ON which incorporates PV, CHP, CO2 Refrigeration as well as other energy efficiency and waste heat capture technologies.
Mr. Vyas has B.S in Electrical Engineering from Sardar Patel University, GJ, India and M.S degree in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University, TX, USA. He also holds Black Belt certification from UMASS Donahue Institute, MA, USA.

Phillip Walker

Phillip Walker

Phillip Walker

Refrigeration Solutions Director, Arneg Canada

Phillip Walker has recently joined the Arneg Canada team as Director of Refrigeration Solutions. From fine-tuning the refrigeration systems in the field to developing cost-effective solutions, he brings a wealth of leadership, knowledge, and experience to the Canadian supermarket refrigeration industry. With 20+ years of supermarket business experience, Phillip works closely with customers, service providers, and the Arneg team to develop natural refrigerant solutions that are tailored to meet the objectives of the project. Every project must be a success!

Ali White

Ali White

Ali White

VEIC Energy Consultant, Efficiency Vermont

Ali White is a VEIC Energy Consultant for Efficiency Vermont’s commercial and industrial customers. Through that energy efficiency utility, she develops innovative energy-saving solutions tailored to their business models and strategies. She conducts technical and financial analyses to confirm the value of these solutions. Ali specializes in refrigeration energy efficiency measures and system design for grocery stores, breweries, and industrial processes. She holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Vermont.

Christopher Wolfe

Christopher Wolfe

Christopher Wolfe

Corporate Director, Environmental & Sustainability, Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc.

Chris has worked in the Food Industry since 1996 and has held numerous positions with Butter-Krust Baking Company, ConAgra Foods, Sara Lee Fresh Bakery, and Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. (BBU). He currently is the Corporate Director, Environmental / Sustainability for BBU, responsible for leading environmental / sustainability efforts at operations throughout the United States and Canada. Chris is also active with Sustainability efforts at BBUs parent company, Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V, assisting with the GRI, CDP, and other initiatives.

Chris graduated from Susquehanna University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science and continued his education with a Master of Business Administration Degree from Bloomsburg University. Chris is an American Institute of Baking (AIB) Certified Baker. He participates with the EPA Energy Star Program, the Food Industry Environmental Council, and is Co-Chair of the American Bakers Association’s Environmental Committee.

Pier Zecchetto

Pier Zecchetto

Pier Zecchetto

CEO, Pórtan

Pier Zecchetto, Ingeniero Civil Industrial con 30 años de experiencia en refrigeración Comercial e Industrial, trabajando en Europa, Medio Oriente y las Americas, es CEO de Portan S.A, empresa líder en refrigeración en Chile y Perú; actualmente es también consultor de refrigeración especializado en el uso del CO2 como refrigerante natural para el PNUD. Desde 2015, Portan desarrolla proyectos, instala, mantiene y monitorea sistemas de CO2 para las industrial del retail, logística refrigerada e industria de alimentos, es el mayor proveedor de soluciones de CO2 en Chile.

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