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Paper submission


Papers dealing with any aspect of the following topics from fundamental sciences to applied technologies are solicited. Papers are being sought on the following key topics:

Cold Chain

● Process and equipment design innovation

● Cold chain in developing countries

● Storage, transportation and logistics

● Technology for cold chain monitoring

● Modeling and predictive tools for cold chain optimization

●“Big data” handling and analysis of cold chain conditions

● Food quality and food safety in the cold chain

● Modeling product responses to conditions

● Progress in domestic, retail and commercial refrigeration

● Predictive food quality and safety

● Pharmaceutical cold chain

● Corrective actions in the cold chain

Fisheries and marine vessels

  Sustainability in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps

● Integration of heating, cooling and heat pumps

● Carbon foot-printing

● Refrigerants, containment and refrigeration in the future

● Energy efficiency in the cold chain

● Innovative technologies

● Renewable energies in the cold chain

● Life-cycle analysis of cool chain systems and supply chains


Authors are kindly requested to submit an abstract of approximately 150 words in English. The abstract should contain:

1) title of the paper;

2) authors’ name and affiliation;

3) paper abstract;

4) keywords;

5) name, full address, phone number and email address of the author to whom subsequent correspondence should be directed.

The abstract should include the objectives, results, and conclusion. All full papers will be peer-reviewed and the accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings that will be published in bound volumes available after the conference.

6) All authors shall comply with the document entitled Guidelines for authors,Abstract templateand  Paper template.


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Key Dates

     Abstract due
September 30,2017

     Abstract acceptance
October 31,2017

     Full-length paper due
December 31,2017

     Early registration ends
February 20,2018