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11th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems

Thank you to the presenters, authors and attendees who made the 11th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems such a success.

Please follow the links below to watch the 3 keynote presentations and Baroness Brown’s speech at the Conference Gala Dinner:

We look forward to seeing at the next conference. Dates to be announced soon.

Conference summary

Following the success of the 10th London International Compressor Conference the 11th in this series will again be extended to cover three full days. The programme will include a full session dedicated to industrial issues of a non-technical nature, in addition to the traditional keynote addresses, research and technical papers, podium papers and discussions.

Featuring participation by manufacturers of compressors, expanders and systems and control systems, equipment suppliers, users and research organisations. This conference provides a forum where developments in air, gas and refrigeration compressors, vacuum pumps, expanders, related systems and components can be presented for discussion.

Click here to view the programme (subject to change)

Day 1 and 2

These will be dedicated to the presentation of research and technical papers including keynotes, podium papers and discussions.

Industry Day (Day 3)

This will give representatives from industry an opportunity to describe how their companies are responding to changes in technology or market demands, eg. due to economic, environmental or legislative changes.

Short Course

The conference will be preceded by a short course on Computation fluid dynamics in rotary positive displacement machines, taking place on 7 and 8th September 2019.

Short course and forum on CFD in Positive Displacement Machines

Conference Scope

This conference will cover:

  • Technology Development
  • Operation, Maintenance and Reliability
  • Safety and Environmental Impact
  • Energy Efficiency and Carbon Footprint
  • Novel applications
  • System Integration and Behaviour
  • Upgrades and Refurbishment
  • Design and Manufacture
  • Education and Professional Development

Instructions for presenters

Presenter instructions will be sent out shortly but please note presentations should be given via pdf or powerpoint and should be no longer than 15 minutes plus 5 minutes for questions. We recommend you bring your presentation on a usb stick and email it to yourself. We are not able to provide adapters for laptops including Macbooks..

2019 Conference report and papers

View the City news story on the conference

View the 11th International Compressors Conference Report

The proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Compressors and their Systems have been published online by IOP Publishing.

The proceedings have been published as Volume 604 of IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering – an open access journal from IOP Publishing.

Run in conjunction with

Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Institution of Mechanical Engineers

iif iir

2019 Conference sponsored by:

Platinum sponsor
Gold sponsor
Silver sponsor

Silver Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Silver sponsor
Dinner Sponsor
Compressor Tech
Industry Day Sponsor


Convergent Science

Compressor Tech2


Gamma Technologies

Holroyd PTG


Kapp Niles

PDM Analysis Ltd


Vert Rotors