How to register 

To book for the conference you need to create an online account (if you don't already have one) . Then return to the home page to select your 5 Day Ticket from the link



What is included in the registration fee?

  • 5 days of online conference sessions - speaker talks with question and answer sessions, keynote addresses, a short course and Coffee Lounge discussion and networking space on line
  • downloads of all 75 conference papers
  • automatic registration for the Life and Legacy of William Rankine Celebration Event
  • access to an exclusive Conference LinkedIn Group
  • entry in the Delegate Directory
  • unlimited access to listen to recordings of all presentation until the end of 2020 



R20 Fees table 2020v6

Speakers, IIR, IOR, KCORC and IRC members receive reduced registration rates. A discounted student rate is available for those studying for an apprenticeship, first degree or postgraduate qualification. Student authors are eligible to book at the student rate. 


Official letters of invitation to take part in the conference

Official letters of invitation to take part in the conference are available to authors upon request. To request an author letter of invitation please contact the conference organisers using the contact us option. 


Booking and Cancellation Policy

By booking to attend this conference all delegates are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions for IOR Events. These can be seen here. 

Where the registrant is unable to take part the following refund arrangements apply: 

  • Bookings cancelled on or after the 11th June 2020 will not be eligible for a refund and 100% of the amount will be due.

All cancellations relating to the conference must be sent in writing to


I am an international delegate, why do I need to pay VAT?

Conferences that take place in the UK are liable for UK VAT as they are classed under VAT legislation as 'services' and therefore VAT is chargeable at source. Overseas delegates must pay the VAT charged on their invoice initially but can claim this back from the UK VAT office. For information on reclaiming VAT see Notice no 723 which can be obtained from 

Further guidance can be found below.

Delegates from the EU:

Delegates based outside the EU:


Additional information

This event is part of the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) conference schedule. The IOR is organising the event on behalf of the IIR and in association with KCORC and IESIS. 

The delegate list will include the name and company affiliation of each delegate. The delegate list will be given to everyone attending the event including exhibitors and sponsors.   

No delegate contact information will not be shared unless agreement is given to join the delegate directory. The delegate directory will allow conference delegates to make one to one contact for discussion and networking opportunities. All conference delegates will also be invited to join the Conference LinkedIn Group so that networking opportunities are available to delegates.  

All bookings are subject to the IOR terms and conditions. 

The IOR terms and conditions can be viewed here.


Institute of Refrigeration  
Kelvin House, 76 Mill Lane  
Carshalton Surrey SM5 2JR 
United Kingdom 

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