2017 Food Cold Chain Events



March 8-10: GCCA European Cold Chain Conference in Belgium

March 27-28: Cracking the Nut 2017: Reinforcing Food Systems to Meet Urban Demand in Bangkok


April 4-7: Montreal Protocol ExCom (Special Kigali Amendment Meeting) in Montreal

April 6-7: CCAC European Workshop on Green Freight Programs (organized with Smart Freight Centre) in Brussels

April 12: Food Waste Roundtable with Australian Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg in Canberra

April 12-14: China Refrigeration Expo in Shanghai

April 24-28: CCAC Working Group in Santiago


May 4: SAVE FOOD Congress in Dusseldorf

May 8-18: UNFCCC Subsidiary Bodies in Bonn

May 18-19: Refresh Food Waste 2017 in Berlin


June 5: World Environment Day in (Worldwide)

June 13-15: EPEE in Brussels

June 13-15: GCCA Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago

June 24-28: ASHRAE Annual Conference in Long Beach

June 28-29: AHRI Summit in Sacramento


July 3-7: Montreal Protocol ExCom in Bangkok

July 10: Montreal Protocol Safety Standards Workshop in Bangkok

July 11-14: Montreal Protocol OEWG in Bangkok

July 20-22: International Conference on Compressors and Refrigeration in Xi’an (China)

July 26-28: ACAIRE Expo in Cali (Colombia)

July 31-August 2: GCCA Assembly of Committees in Washington, DC


August 16-18: HRAI Annual Meeting in Quebec City

August 31 – September 1: Business and Climate Summit (organized by the We Mean Business coalition) in New Delhi


September 16: World Ozone Day in (Worldwide)

September 20-21: EPEE in Brussels

September 25-29: CCAC Working Group in Paris


October 11-13: Expo Frio Calor in Lima

October 13-15: ICARHMA Meeting in Sydney

October 16: World Food Day in (Worldwide)

October 17-19: GCCA Global Cold Chain Summit in Sydney


November 6-17: UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn

November 6-17 (TBD): CCAC HLA in the margins of UNFCCC COP23 in Bonn

November 10-11: ASHRAE Developing Economies Conference in Delhi

November 11-16: Latin America Cold Chain Congress in Mexico City

November 12-14: ASHRAE Annual Meeting in Miami

November 13-17: Montreal Protocol ExCom in Montreal

November 20: National Food Waste Ministerial Summit in Canberra (TBC)

November 20-24: Montreal Protocol MOP in Montreal


December 2-5: HARDI Annual Conference in Las Vegas

December 11-12: Eureka 2017 in Berlin


Past Events


November 21, 2015; Montreal

Advancing Ozone and Climate Protection Technologies and Policies: The Food Cold Chain





October 2015

Assessing the Potential of the Cold Chain Sector to Reduce GHG Emissions through Food Loss and Waste Reduction (GFCCC, UTC)





Climate and Clean Air Coalition

Commission on Environmental Cooperation

Global Cold Chain Alliance


Save Food Initiative