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Only One Week Left! Register Now for the U.S.-Philippines Cold Chain Standards and Innovation Workshop


Only one week left to register for the U.S.-Philippines Cold Chain Standards and Innovation Workshop, being hosted by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) with support from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under the U.S.–Indo-Pacific Standards & Technology Cooperation Program (STCP).

Scheduled for October 18-19, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. EDT (October 19-20, 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PHT), this two-day virtual workshop will facilitate valuable discussions among key Filipino and U.S. stakeholders regarding the benefits of international standards to support the development of sustainable and modern cold chain logistics and storage facilities in the Philippines, as well as innovation and best practices empowered by new technologies in the sector.

The key topics to be discussed during the workshop include:

  • Current state of standards and regulations in the Philippines and global trends
  • The Philippines’ Cold Chain Industry Roadmap (2020-2025) and strategies for relevant developments
  • Standards for energy-efficient and modern cold storage and transportation facilities
  • Standards and operating procedures in ammonia refrigeration systems

Participation in this workshop will be offered to a limited audience from the relevant U.S. and Filipino stakeholders. To request attendance, please complete the Request for Registration Form no later than October 14, 2022.

All requests are subject to approval by USTDA. Approved attendees will receive a confirmation to participate, along with the event link and calendar reminder before the event. For any questions, please contact ANSI at [email protected].


Jana Zabinski

Senior Director, Communications & Public Relations


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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist


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