ASHRAE has opened registration for its 2019 Winter Conference, Jan 12-16, in Atlanta at the Omni Hotel. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo, Jan. 14–16, at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The ASHRAE Winter Conference features eight conference tracks, tours, social events, and a keynote speech from Grant Imahara, a former host of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters.

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

“Technology, operational demands, codes, and design objectives are constantly changing. System designers, manufacturers, representatives, and contractors must continually adapt to a changing industry landscape,” said Corey Metzger, conference chair. “The 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference will provide a valuable opportunity for the sharing of knowledge and information, and the technical program at the conference will provide a venue for a wide range of presentations and discussion.”

Program tracks include:

• Systems and Equipment

• HVAC&R Fundamentals and Applications

• Refrigeration

• Construction, Operation and Maintenance of High Performance Systems

 • Common System Issues and Misapplications

 • The Convergence of Comfort, Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency

 • Building Integrated Renewables and Natural Systems

 • The Engineer's Role in Architecture

ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) will offer five full-day and 15 half-day seminars taking place during the conference.

New ALI courses include:

 • Advanced Designs for Net Zero Buildings

 • Solar PV & Thermal System Analysis and Design

 • Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Air Conditioning

 • Choosing the Right Energy Code for your Project – IECC 2018 or ASHRAE 90.1-2016

 • How Smart, Efficient, Sustainable Systems Lead to Improved Resilience

Early bird registration is open through Oct. 28. For complete conference and expo information, visit the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference and the AHR Expo websites.