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11 & 12 SEPT

NEC BIRMINGHAM

Energy from Waste Theatre

The Energy from Waste theatre explores the key strategies organisations adopt to generate energy from waste cost-effectively. Topics include the future of advance thermal treatment, the carbon intensity of future energy from waste and residue management.

    • Wednesday

      speaker

      11.00 - 11.30

      Terry Coleman

      Life Cycle Assessment & the Future of Plastics Management

      In his talk, Terry explores the best treatment option for plastics and the National Infrastructure Assessment, from a life cycle assessment point of view.

      speaker

      11.45 - 12.15

      Stuart Wagland

      Future of Advanced Thermal Treatment

      Advanced Thermal Treatments have been a subject of discussion in the resource and waste sector since the Defra New Technologies programme over 12 years ago. Questions still remain about the scale of these facilities and whether they can cope with the larger tonnages, are they fundable, is there sufficient confidence from the finance sector and when/if will they be part of an integrated waste infrastructure?

      speaker

      12.30 - 13.00

      Mike Lloyd

      Considerations when selecting Continuous Emissions Monitoring systems

      How to get the most value out of your CEM system through considered navigation of today’s (and anticipation of tomorrow’s) regulatory and process requirements. How you can utilise CEM as a resource to improve plant efficiencies and provide real operator benefits, in addition to legislative compliance. What questions should you ask when considering system selection?

      speaker

      13.15 - 13.45

      Mark Sommerfeld

      Energy from Waste in Today's Energy Policy Environment

      Government focus on energy from waste policy has increased over the last year. There are now multiple work streams operating across departments trying to examine the UK''s waste infrastructure needs and opportunities, while the debate on plastics has also raised public interest. How should stakeholders be engaging in these policy developments? And what must we be doing to ensure the best outcome for the industry?

      speaker

      14.00 - 14.30

      Peter Scholes

      EfW & Market Analysis Underpinning the National Infrastructure Assessment

      In this seminar, Peter looks at the analysis and assumptions underpinning the National Infrastructure Assessment, and considers its conclusions regarding waste treatment infrastructure between now and 2050.

      speaker

      14.45 - 15.15

      Paul Frith

      The status and Future of Advanced Thermal Treatment in the UK

      Paul is the Director of the consultancy Frith Resource Management (FRM), which has been providing advice to local and central Government for the past ten years (www.frithrm.com). FRM work in the UK and internationally on waste collection, strategy, treatment and disposal. Paul is Chair of CIWM in the Midlands and long standing representative on the CIWM Thermal Treatment Steering Group. FRM have prepared guidance to different Governments on municipal waste treatment options and supported procurement exercises in these areas.

      speaker

      15.30 - 16.00

      Nigel Palmer

      The Effective Suppression of Dust and Fire

      Nigel Palmer''s experience of decision making throughout a wide range of waste applications and the inter-relationships between individual waste companies'' perception of risk from fire or dust nuisance. The implications that these risks create including insurance companies demands, Environment Agencies demands, financial constraints and perceptions of residents and potential clients to the business;. Summary of systems currently in use within the waste industries...

      speaker

      16.15 - 16.45

      Future of Advanced Thermal Treatment

      LIVE Panel Debate

      Future of Advanced Thermal Treatment Advanced Thermal Treatments have been a subject of discussion in the resource and waste sector since the Defra New Technologies programme over 12 years ago. Questions still remain about the scale of these facilities and whether they can cope with the larger tonnages, are they fundable, is there sufficient confidence from the finance sector and when/if will they be part of an integrated waste infrastructure?