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Developing Economies Conference 2023

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Developing Economies Conference 2023

May 10-11, 2023 
Mumbai, India

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This is the third edition of its successful format of Developing Economies Conference by ASHRAE.

“The reach is enhanced to include entire Global South economies as they face similar challenges in expanding infrastructure in cost effective manner,” said Ashish Rakheja, conference chair. “Post-COVID, the importance of healthcare and the current pressing environment needs of carbon footprint reduction are the focus area for 2023 conference. The last two editions have demonstrated the benefit of this Conference wherein it offers a two-way learning street for both Developed and Emerging economies and provides an opportunity to the global HVAC&R community to come together to network, learn and evolve their offerings in making the world a better place,” he said. The conference will have keynotes, presentations and panel discussions on current topics and technology demonstration. 

The conference theme is “Decarbonizing and Sustaining Growth of Healthcare and Residential Infrastructure in Emerging and Future Markets.”

The conference shall focus on aspects relating to Resiliency, IEQ, Decarbonization, Policies, Digitalization and other tracks. The conference will also address challenges like rapidly growing energy demand, epidemic effects, fast-paced advancements, urbanization, sustainability and the role to be played by the Global HVAC&R industry to meet the decarbonization targets set during CoP 26. 

The conference provides the opportunity to bring together people from diverse cultures and climates to deliberate on various aspects of building design, operation & maintenance that is responsive to local needs and utilize traditional construction practices. The focus shall be application of latest technologies to achieve cost-effective solutions for high performance buildings in emerging economies.

  • Sponsorship / Partnership

    The conference organizers are pleased to offer several sponsorship opportunities to engage industry participation. All sponsors will have their company logo and name on the event flyer, the conference web site and recognition during the conference. A summary of the specific benefits of each sponsorship level is included. If you have questions or are interesting in being a sponsor, please contact Staci Loeffler sloeffler@ashrae.org.

    sponsorship opportunities

  • Global Partner

    Thank you to the Global Partner of the Developing Economies Conference

  • Supporting Organizations

    Thank you to the Supporting Organizations of the Developing Economies Conference




  • Call For Presentations

    The Steering Committee seeks presentations focused on the following topics and subtopics:

    Healthcare Facilities

    Residential Buildings

    Submit an Abstract: Presentation proposals should identify the track and include a 300-word maximum abstract and biography.

    Upcoming Deadlines

    • January 31, 2023 - DEADLINE EXTENDED - Abstracts due
    • February 28, 2023 - Notification on Abstracts  
    • March 31, 2023 - Submission of Presentations
    • April 30, 2023 - Final presentations 

    For more information on tracks and abstract submissions, please contact Nivedita Jadhav

  • Hotel

    Hotel Reservations

    The Developing Economies Conference will take place May 10-11, 2023 at the JW Marriott Sahar, Mumbai

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  • Steering Committee

      Steering Committee:   Advisory Board:  
      Ashish Rakheja, Chair Kanagaraj Ganesan
      Nivedita Jadhav, Vice Chair Anushree Riswadkar
      Rupesh Umtol Pankaj Sareen
      Bharat Jare Shailendra Kasera
      Suhel Parkar Pallab Kar
      Sanjay Verma Priyank Garg
      Manoj Khati Manan Vora
      Mahesh Prabhu T.Nagaraja
      Prateek Narayan Mohammad Asif Basha
      Mihir Sanghavi Salman Rasheed
      Sagar Munishwar Vishal Kapur
      Kartik Kommireddi  
      Roshini Easow  
      Goutham Pitchikala  
      Sunil Nayak  
      Shankar Sapaliga