Dr Laura Kent of IMechE will be a keynote speaker for the IOR’s International Refrigeration Committee’s Business Briefing on Extreme Heat taking place in Birmingham on 14 November 2023.

Drawing insights from IMechE's report she co-authored on "Adapting Industry to Withstand Rising Temperatures and Future Heatwaves," Dr. Kent's presentation will provide an exploration into the impacts of the increasingly frequent extreme heat events on both industries and their workforce. She will also delve into the crucial role engineers must play in responding to these challenges.

This keynote address is just one highlight of the comprehensive one-day programme, featuring presentations centered around current practices for effectively tackling extreme ambient temperature issues. Delegates attending the event will gain invaluable insights into how extreme heat events are managed in countries like Jordan and India, offering valuable lessons that the UK can incorporate into its own cooling strategies.

Additionally, the event will take a forward-looking stance, featuring a dynamic panel discussion on the proactive measures that UK businesses can adopt to counteract the effects of rising temperatures.

Register for this critical event now. Tickets at £85+VAT with discounts for group bookings of three available.

Further information and ticket bookings are available here.