The 2n Edition Refrigeration Conference offers discussion-based sessions focused on putting our delegates at the center of the conversation. The conference format comprises of technical workshops and a knowledge-sharing platform along with networking opportunities with industry experts and Government regulators.
|08:00||Registration and Networking|
|09:05||Opening remarks by Conference Chair
Ghaleb Abusaa, Engineer - Arbitrator, GASO
|09:15||Policy and market trends – efficient energy initiatives|
|09:45||Effective methods to implement food safety in refrigeration
Ibrahim Alanazi, Senior Food Inspector, Saudi Food and Drug Authority
|10:15||Temperature abuse in frozen food and conforming of health and hazards
Irshad Muhammad, Manager QHSE & Food Safety, Gulf Salt Company
|10:45||Networking and coffee break|
|11:00||Safety & quality of refrigerated RTE foods
|11:30||Food wastage: various causes, prevention and safe time limits
Peter Hoyne*, Divisional Refrigeration Manager, Almarai Company
|12:00||Energy consumption and emerging implication in cold chain and re-designing food transport system for optimal energy saving
Ramy Kassem, Industrial Refrigeration and Utility Engineer, NADEC
|12:30||Prayer and networking luncheon|
|13:30||Equipment failure challenges in refrigerated transportation and delay in product handover
Bjorn Ostbye*, Project Development Manager, EMKE Group (Lulu Hypermarket Chain)
|14:00||Panel Discussion - Ammonia refrigeration system – best alternative in heavy commercial
Simon Clarke, Global Refrigeration Consultant
Mohamed Kamal* - Quality and Food Safety Manager, Danube Co. Ltd
Panellist slot for Gold Sponsor available
|15:00||Networking and coffee break|
|15:15||Getting a return on retrofitting your cold room|
|15:45||Exclusive sponsor workshop|
The objective of this course is to present case studies that highlight industry best practices and their impact on energy efficiency, as well as to identify potential areas for improvement and the challenges in implementing them.
This course has been specifically tailored for refrigeration technician related to Food and Beverages sector, to provide them with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the principles,functions, composition, layout and hazards of refrigeration systems. With this training,they will be able to confidently approach a range of different refrigeration systems and carry out effective fault diagnosis,repair, service and maintenance to maintain and store food safely.
Global Refrigeration Consultant
Simon is a Global Refrigeration Consultant with over 30 years experience in designing, contracting, servicing, commissioning of Refrigeration plants and systems, using all major compressor manufacturers including Grasso, Sabroe, Mycom, Stal, Frick, Gram, Howden, FES, Fuller, Vilter, Bitzer. With background in the food, beverage, cold storage, process, petrochemical and pharmaceutical Industries, he has worked with most refrigerants including NH3, CO2, Propane, Glycol, Tyfoxit, CFC's, HCFC's.
Previously, in his role as a Technical Manager for a major manufacturer he has covered 22 countries in the MENA region, providing design engineering, contracting, commissioning and hand over to all the sectors. He was also given a role to handle Business development to key account clients due to his vast experience and the ability to develop clients needs with refrigeration systems offering energy efficiency and sustainability.
Simon's global business experience, gives this Refrigeration program an employee centred approach that they will understand and implement them in their daily work.
|08:00||Registration and networking|
|09:00||Overview of refrigerants
|10:45||Coffee break and networking|
Understanding refrigeration systems and its properties
|12:30||Prayers, lunch and networking|
Refrigeration system design and its functions
|15:00||Coffee break and networking|
Advanced troubleshooting of refrigeration systems
|16:15||Closing Remarks – end of training|