Conference Documentation: Energy from Waste

Conference Documentation: Energy from Waste

Smi's 8th Annual Energy from Waste conference is designed to be a platfom for discussion and understanding of the developments in industry. The conference will cover a range of issues including how the circular economy will impact Energy from Waste and other updates on regulation and recycling targets. We will look at how the industry should develop in next couple of years encompassing how technology is developing and how the number of plants able to utilise heat can be increased. Merchant financing, contracts for difference and legal issues regarding these plants are also major issues that will be discussed.

This established conference will allow attendees to network with industry leaders allowing issues to be discussed, debated and solved. As a key part of the waste management industry Energy from Waste plants must be ablet to adapt to changes in the regulatory and recycling environments.


Day 1
8:30
Registration & Coffee
9:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
John Twitchen, Executive Director, Copper Consultancy
9:10
The outlook for the energy from waste industry
Jacob Haylor, Executive Director, Environment Services Association
9:50
The future of the industry from the operator’s perspective
Kristian Dales, Sales and Marketing Director, FCC Environment
10:30
Morning Coffee
10:50
Waste to Everything, the competition for feedstock
Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical Development Director, SUEZ environnement R&WR UK
11:30
Research priorities for biomass gasification
Dr Yassir Makkawi, Senior lecturer, European Bioenergy Research Institute,
12:10
Lunch
13:30
Encouraging Combined Heat and power
Peter North, Senior Manager Programme Delivery Sustainable Energy Development & Environment, Greater London Authority
14:10
Understand the heat project in Southwark
Darren Merrill, Councillor, Southwark Council
14:50
Developments in funding procedures for energy from waste plants
Andrew Hartley, Director, Green Investment Bank
15:30
Afternoon Tea
15:50
The case study of a merchant funded project
Peter Maclaren, Director , levenseat
16:30
The importance of community liaison
Lois Prior, Communications Manager, North London Waste Authority
17:10
Insight into the Beddington Plant
Councillor Jayne McCoy, Chair, Housing Economy & Business Committee, London Borough of Sutton
17:50
Chairman's Closing Remarks
John Twitchen, Executive Director, Copper Consultancy
Day 2
8:30
Registration & Coffee
9:00
Chairman's Opening Remarks
John Twitchen, Executive Director, Copper Consultancy
9:10
An update on changing regulation
Paul Sheridan, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
9:50
Energy from waste and British policy
Christopher Maltin, Chairman, Organic Power
10:30
Morning Coffee
10:50
An update on developments in Wales
Taliesin Maynard, Head of Waste Infrastructure Programmes, Department for the Environment,, Welsh Assembly Government
11:30
Understanding the refuse derived fuel market
Alban Forster, Director, SLR Consulting LTD
12:10
Lunch
12:10
Energy from waste: hear from a project dealing with recycling and energy from waste
Ian Fielding, Assistant Director - Waste & Countryside Services, North Yorkshire County Council
14:10
The future of energy from waste technology
Guillaume Perron-Piche, Policy Officer, ESWET
14:50
Retrofitting efficiency improving technology
Johnny Stuen, Technical Director, Waste to Energy Agency, City of Oslo
15:30
Afternoon Tea
15:30
Recent developments in waste management in Russia: new possibilities for energy from waste
Artem Rodin, Counsel, CMS
15:50
The EU and its initiatives surrounding the circular economy
Mike Tregent, WEnvironment & Business Advisor, Waste & Illegal’s, Waste Stream Assessment, Environment Agency
16:30
Case Study: Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park
Paco Hevia , Head of Projects, Ferrovial Servicios Centre of Excellence for the Environment, Amey
17:30
Chairman's Closing Remarks
John Twitchen, Executive Director, Copper Consultancy

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