Joining instructions

 

Conference location 

IET Birmingham Austin Court 

Location: IET Birmingham: Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2NP.

Directions and parking information to Austin Court 

 

Conference timings

10.00 - 10.30: Registration with refreshments and networking

10.30 - 10.40: Welcome and introductions from Dermot Cotter FInstR Conference Chairman

10.40 - 11.10: Keynote speaker: Why do we do risk assessments?  

 11.10 - 11.40: Back to basics – risk assessment, hazards and person responsibility 

11.40 - 12.00 Point of work (POWRA) assessment method 

12.00 - 12.20 Panel Questions

12.20 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 14.00  Overview refrigerant safety and risk assessment for flammable refrigerants 

14.00 -14.20 Working on installed systems 

14.20 - 14.40 Working at height 

14.40 -15.00 Working on air conditioning systems 

15.00- 15.20 Panel question and answer

15.20 - 15.50 Coffee break

15.50 - 16.20 Open Forum Session. Delegates will be invited to submit questions in advance of and during this session.

16.20 -16.30 – Conclusions and close 

 

Other useful information

  • Inform the conference organisers of any dietary or access requirements by midday Tuesday 4th June. 
  • The conference presentations will be circulated after the event. 
  • CPD certificates are available on request. Email the conference organisers to request one.
  • Delegates can submit questions in advance for the open forum session. Questions sheets will be available from the conference reception desk.
  • Photos will be taken at the event. These images may be used on the IOR website and to publicise future IOR meetings.  
 
 

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

+44 (0)208 6477033

ior@ior.org.uk