Keynote Speakers

Gerald Cavalier

Tecnea-Cemafroid, France

Gérald Cavalier is president of Cemafroid, a Tecnea company. Cemafroid is an independent expertise center for Cold chain, Refrigeration and Air conditioning ( Cemafroid offers to professional equipment testing and verification, Studies and expertise, Certification and evaluation, Public services and Training.

Gérald Cavalier is also:

  • - President of IIR Section D on cold storage and refrigerated transport of International Institute of Refrigeration (
  • - President of AFF, French Association of Refrigeration ( since 2013.
  • - Co-President of « Cold chain of health products» AFF-SFSTP commission, ( since 2009.
  • - Administrator of IFTIM, a training institute ( since 2005.
  • - Technical expert for Transfrigoroute France and Transfrigoroute International, French and international association of refrigerated transport professionals.
  • - French delegate for UNECE WP11 on Transport of Perishable Foodstuffs in Geneva.
  • - Cold chain Expert for the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • - Member of standardization committees: AFNOR, UNM and CEN.