September

24 - 28 October, 2022

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1,000+ ATTENDEES

About the Virtual Summit

This FREE virtual summit will bring together the stakeholders needed to solve the puzzle of sustainable refrigeration in supermarkets - including food retailers, manufacturers, service contractors, engineers, consultants, government agencies, policymakers, utilities, energy, and environmental stakeholders.

Hear the latest regulatory and industry trends and learn from leading food retailers, industry experts, and policymakers. When the pieces come together, we can build a sustainable future for supermarket refrigeration!

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Agenda

October 24, 2022 09:00 am

Keynote: Industry and Regulatory Trends

Danielle Wright
NASRC
Morgan Smith
NASRC
Tristam Coffin
Effecterra

Overview of supermarket refrigeration trends, including the impact of regulations and corporate sustainability targets.

Slides: 

êffecterra - NASRC 2022 Summit Keynote - Corporate Sustainability Trends

NASRC 2022 Summit Keynote - Industry and Regulatory Trends

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 24, 2022 11:00 am

Technology Focus: Driving CO2 Performance

Miguel Boscan
BITZER US
Gabriele De Bona
Danfoss

Presentation on latest advancements in CO2 technology performance.

Slides: 

Danfoss - NASRC 2022 Summit - Driving CO2 Performance

BITZER - NASRC 2022 Summit - Driving CO2 Performance

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 24, 2022 01:00 pm

CO2 Systems: What Retailers Need to Know

Doug Milu
Publix Super Markets
Chris Braun
Coborn's

Retailers and their partners share experiences and considerations for first-time adopters of CO2.

Slides: 

CO2 Systems - What Retailers Need to Know

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 25, 2022 09:00 am

Distributed and Self-contained Systems

Michael Dellecave
Kroger
Andrew Beall
WinCo Foods
Ben Rosenzweig
CoolSys Energy Design

Retailers and their partners share experience with distributed and self-contained systems, including Propane (R290) and alternative options.

Slides: 

NASRC Summit 2022 - Distributed and Self-Contained

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 25, 2022 11:00 am

Technology Focus: Total Cost of Ownership

Andre Patenaude
Emerson
Derek Gosselin
Hillphoenix

Resources to support retailers in comparing the total cost of ownership of various natural solutions.

Slides: 

NASRC Summit 2022 - Total Cost of Ownership

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 25, 2022 01:00 pm

Measuring Performance of Natural Technologies

Frank Davis
Grocery Outlet
Safdar Chaudhry
ADM Associates
Kathleen Ave
SMUD

Case studies to highlight results and methodology to measure and validate the energy performance of various natural installations.

Slides:

NASRC Summit 2022 - Measuring Performance of Natural Technologies

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 26, 2022 09:00 am

Integrating Naturals into Existing Stores

James McClendon
Walmart
Mike Ellinger
Whole Foods Market
Dustin Lilya
DC Engineering
Richard Heath
SEER2
Brad Person
SEER2

Hear from retailers and their partners on experiences with remodeling existing stores with naturals, including the challenges of logistics and integration.

Slides:

NASRC Summit 2022 - Integrating Naturals

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 26, 2022 11:00 am

Technology Focus: Modular Solutions for Existing Stores

Tommaso Scavone
Rivacold
Jørn Aalefjær
Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions
Andreas Wade
Viessmann Group

Review of the modular natural technologies that can replace parts of existing refrigeration systems or be added during store expansion.

Slides:

Viessmann Refrigeration Solutions - NASRC 2022 Summit - Modular Solutions for Existing Stores

Rivacold - NASRC 2022 Summit - Modular Solutions for Existing Stores

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 26, 2022 01:00 pm

Funding for Naturals

Aanchal Kohli
California Air Resources Board
Emily Lamb
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP)
Fritz Troller
Therm Solutions

Overview of current and future funding options for naturals including state, utility, and refrigerant carbon credits.

Slides:

CARB - NASRC 2022 Summit - Funding for Naturals

MassDEP - NASRC 2022 Summit - Funding for Naturals - Commercial Refrigeration Grant Program

Therm - NASRC 2022 Summit - Funding for Naturals - Carbon Credits

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 27, 2022 09:00 am

Solving the Technician Shortage

Todd Ernest
Climate Pros
Bryan Beitler
CoolSys
Eugene Silberstein
ESCO Group
Darrow Soares
Mt. San Antonio College

This panel discussion will focus on the challenges and solutions to address the growing gaps in the refrigeration technician workforce.

Slides:

NASRC 2022 Summit - Solving The Technician Workforce

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 27, 2022 11:00 am

Technology Focus: Natural Innovations

Diego Orsucci
Alfa Laval
Roman Rathsack
Alfa Laval
Piotr Jabłoński
Area Cooling Solutions
Patryk Majerski
Area Cooling Solutions

Expert manufacturers share current and future innovations in natural technology.

Slides:

Alfa Laval - NASRC 2022

Area Cooling Solutions - NASRC 2022 Summit - Natural Innovations

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 27, 2022 01:00 pm

Reducing Refrigerant Emissions

Ed Estberg
Raley's
Kersey Manliclic
U.S. EPA GreenChill Program

Hear from experts on strategies to reduce refrigerant emissions by proactively addressing leaks and reducing overall refrigerant charge.

Slides:

NASRC Summit 2022 - Reducing Refrigerant Emissions

Duration: 60 Minutes

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October 28, 2022 09:00 am

State & Federal HFC Regulations

Suzanne Hagell
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Janée Zakoren
Washington Dept. of Ecology
Linda Kildahl
Washington Dept. of Ecology
Erin Birgfeld
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Keilly Witman
NASRC Board of Directors

Hear from policymakers on the latest federal and state regulations of HFC refrigerants.

Slides:

NASRC Summit 2022 - HFC Regulations - EPA

NASRC Summit 2022 - HFC Regulations - New York

NASRC Summit 2022 - HFC Regulations - Washington

Duration: 90 Minutes

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October 28, 2022 11:00 am

Workshop: Utility Incentives for Refrigerant GWP

Aaron Daly
Ecology Action
Andrew Sand
US Climate Alliance
Tom Kacandes
VEIC
Jim Kelsey
kW Engineering

Co-hosted with the US Climate Alliance, this working session with state and utility partners will focus on developing incentives for low-GWP technologies.

Slides:

NASRC Summit 2022 - USCA Workshop - Adaly

NASRC Summit 2022 - USCA Workshop - A Sand

NASRC Summit 2022 - USCA Workshop - J Kelsey

NASRC Summit 2022 - USCA Workshop - USCA

NASRC Summit 2022 - USCA Workshop - VEIC

Duration: 90 Minutes

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Frequently Asked Questions
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Yes, you will be provided login credentials to test the system and get familiar with the interface.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The on-demand content will be hosted for 30 days following the event.
Send an email to tech@vfairs.com for any technical assistance.
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Good internet connectivity will ensure high quality video streaming.