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Registration is open for the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference, to be held Feb. 1-5 at the Hilton Orlando, Florida. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored  AHR Expo, held Feb. 3-5 at the Orange County Convention Center, also in Orlando. 

The ASHRAE Winter Conference features eight conference tracks, tours, social events and a keynote speech from retired NFL referee Ed Hochuli.

The conference presents the latest topics in the HVAC&R industry through a technical program featuring more than 100 sessions and 300 speakers.

“The 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference will feature a strong technical program including presentations and discussions on best design practices and standards, incorporation of innovative technologies, and cutting edge approaches applicable to a wide range of buildings-related engineers, architects, and professionals,” says Melanie Derby, conference chair. 

Program tracks include: HVAC&R fundamentals and applications, systems and equipment, refrigeration and refrigerants, cutting-edge approaches, high-efficiency design and operation, big data and smart controls, ventilation, indoor air quality and aid distribution systems, and standards, guidelines and codes.

ASHRAE Learning Institute will offer four full-day seminars and 17 half-day short courses during the conference. 

Apply by Jan. 10 to sit for an ASHRAE Certification exam. Exams will be administered on Feb. 5 in these key fields: Building operations, commissioning, energy assessment, energy modeling, healthcare facility design, high-performance building design, and HVAC design.

The AHR Expo hosts more than 1,800 exhibitors and attracts crowds of 65,000 industry professionals worldwide. ASHRAE Winter Conference registrants will have full access to the AHR Expo with a conference badge.

In addition, ASHRAE conducts more than 600 meetings during the course of the conference, with over 100 specific technical topics in HVAC&R technology addressed. The meetings are open to the public.

For complete conference and expo information, visit the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference website.