Programme 2022

9-10 March 2022; County Hall, London

Time Information
08:15 - 09:00
Registration and networking


09:00 - 09:15
09:15 - 09:40
The UK waste to energy market - how much more growth is there?
Adrian Judge, Director, Tolvik Consulting


A consideration of volumes and changes since Covid, current and required capacity, the impact of carbon taxes, reducing exports and disruptive technologies.
09:40 - 10:20
10:20 - 10:40
Keynote address - the role of CCUS in the Net Zero Strategy and opportunities for EfW with CCUS
Ruth Herbert, Chief Executive, CCSA


10:40 - 11:20
Policy approaches to circular economy, net zero and waste to energy integration – are policies joining up? Will they encourage the necessary investment and make the most of resources?
Jacob Hayler, Executive Director, Environmental Services Association
Dr Ella Stengler, Managing Director,, CEWEP; online speaker
Dr Andy Rees OBE, Head of Waste Strategy , Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Division, Welsh Government; online speaker


How do policies differ between the EU and the UK?  What can we each learn from different approaches?
11:20 - 11:55
Refreshments


11:55 - 12:10
CCS in Copenhagen: exploring the policy and financial frameworks that make it viable
Jacob Simonsen, CEO, Amager Resource center; online speaker


The Amager Bakke CCS project and the policy and funding environment in which it is being developed.   What have been the hurdles in  terms of business case and economic viability and how have these been overcome?  How does the project fit into the wider Danish decarbonisation strategy?  What lessons can the UK and other countries learn from the project’s development so far?
12:10 - 12:50
Leaders' panel - how is the waste to energy industry approaching the next 10 – 15 years?
Mike Maudsley, CEO, enfinium
Thomas Obermeier, CEO , Hon President DGAW; Head of business development EEW; CEO TOMM+C (management and consulting company)
Jacob Simonsen, CEO, Amager Resource center; online speaker
Dr. Volker Wiesendorf, Director Sales, Energy-from-Waste, Hitachi Zosen Inova


Industry leaders explore the challenges the waste to energy sector is facing, eg -
how is the business model changing?
How do we balance net zero ambition with the realities of current assets? What impact will decarbonization and circular economy goals have on activities / costs/income/growth? What will we do with older plants? etc

Further panel members invited
12:50 - 13:50
Lunch


13:50 - 14:15
Financing CCS - how does the Industrial Carbon Capture (ICC) business model stack up for the waste to energy industry?
Emma Robinson, Energy from Waste Business Model lead, UK Government department, BEIS
Ian Crummack, MD, Cobalt Energy; Speaker / Session chair


14:20 - 15:00

CCS, CCUS

Regulatory / policy pathways for decarbonizing the waste to energy sector: what are the requirements to deliver carbon negative emissions?
Tom Croymans, Chairman ESWET CCUS working group ,
Jannicke Gerner Bjerkås, Director CCS (CO2 Capture and Storage), Fortum Oslo Varme AS
Paul James BSc MSc, Director - Independent Advisor & Consultant, Energy and Resources Ltd; session chair


A presentation by Dr Tom Croymans,  Chairman ESWET CCUS working group, followed by a CCS discussion panel - what are the lessons learnt so far, technically and economically, and how do we implement these learnings into waste to energy CCS development?

Feedstock, sorting and alternative fuels

What is the future for the RDF market?
Mark Terrell, Director, Andusia Recovered Fuels
Jon Wylie, UK Commercial Director, N + P Group
Dr Stephen Wise, Director, Ceres EMC; session chair


Decarbonising major industries developments in waste derived alternative fuel applications.
Jon Wylie, UK Commercial Director, N+P Group

Market development in the UK for alternative fuelswhat trends are we seeing in requirements and processing and what does this mean long term?  What do we need to encourage further investment into the sector?
Mark Terrell, Director, Andusia Recovered Fuels
15:00 - 15:35
Refreshments (1)


15:35 - 16:00
16:05 - 16:45

CCS, CCUS

UK waste to energy CCS
Paul Davies, Director 7CO2, CCS advisor to Viridor, Viridor
Ian Crummack, MD, Cobalt Energy; Speaker / Session chair
Jim Stian Olsen, Chief Technology Officer, Aker Carbon Capture


Carbon Capture in the UK Energy from Waste Sector
David Phillips, Head of UK and Investor Relations, Aker Carbon Capture

Negative emissions – EfWs’ potential impact and revenue
Paul Davies, NED, Chair of ESG and CCS Adviser , Viridor




Circular economy - resource recovery

Resource management and decarbonisation - removing plastics from feedstock
Simone Aplin, Technical Director , Anthesis
Dr Adam Read, External Affairs Director, Suez Recycling & Recovery UK; President CIWM
Mikela Druckman, Founder & CEO, Greyparrot


Ensuring plastic value chains – how will changing policies and technologies affect resource streams ?  title tbc
Simone Aplin, Technical director, Anthesis

How is the application of AI and new technologies advancing the way resources are separated and sorted?
Mikela Druckman, founder and CEO, Greyparrot

Circular economy - resource recovery

Generating value from ashes and residues to resources
Dr.-Ing Fritz Bruehl, Managing Director, Martin
Matteo Maiello, WtE Sector Manager, Magaldi Power S.p.A.
Gavin Lawrenson, Director of Consulting and Innovation, Cobalt Energy; session chair


Waste to energy with sewage sludge integration – technical and process advances for phosphorous recovery 
Dr.-Ing Fritz Bruehl, Managing Director, Martin

Dry Incinerator Bottom Ash - A revenue opportunity for WtE plants
Matteo Maiello, WtE Sector Manager, Magaldi S.p.A
16:50 - 17:30

Growth markets

Growth markets
Carl Johan Wahlund, Investment Director and Head of Green Infrastructure , Norfund
Jeff Gibbon, Director, EfW Consulting Ltd; Chairman


Opportunities and models to finance projects in developing markets, drawing on lessons learnt from  the renewable energy sector.

Technical developments

Gaining performance improvements in current assets
Gary Cochrane, Managing Director, Europe, Babcock & Wilcox
Colin Bateman, Director of Business Development EMEA, IGS
Ian Crummack, MD, Cobalt Energy; Speaker / Session chair


Case study of Filborna Optimization Project – Discussion of a plant optimization project which resulted in a capacity increase of 15% and a 24% reduction of NOx emissions.
Gary Cochrane, Managing Director, Europe, Babcock & Wilcox

Managing the technical challenges of changing feedstock - how do plants maintain availability and cope with differing grades and qualities of feedstock supplies? (title tbc)
Colin Bateman, Director of Business Development EMEA, IGS

17:30 - 19:00
Drinks reception


Time Information
08:15 - 09:00
Registration and networking


09:00 - 09:15
09:15 - 10:00
The drive to net zero and the circular economy – how is the waste industry responding to the challenge? What needs to happen to achieve it?
Jane Gaston, Development Director, Protos
Dr Adam Read, External Affairs Director, Suez Recycling & Recovery UK; President CIWM
Tim Rotheray, Director of ESG & External Affairs, Viridor
Inari Seppä, Technology Innovation Director , Eastman
Louis Worthington, Senior Analyst – International Engagement and Waste Policy, Climate Change Committee


A discussion panel with industry leaders exploring the realities of today’s ambitions.  In the UK the waste industry has set a target of 2040 for net zero, in Europe its by 2050  – what do we need to do to create the successful net zero, circular economy? Where are the market barriers and what do we need from governments to help achieve this?
10:00 - 10:25
10:25 - 11:00
Decarbonising transport using waste-derived fuels
Dr Keeley Bignal, Deputy Head of Low Carbon Fuels , Department for Transport
Grégoire Le Comte, Unit E.1 – Aviation Policy, Policy Officer, DG MOVE, European Commission


UK Government Department for Transport provides updates on policy and forward vision for waste derived transport fuel, along with EU policies for SAF.  
Discussion
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshments


11:30 - 11:55
An outline of HyNet, one of the UK’s first two decarbonisation clusters - the aims, scope and structure, the business case and the part waste to energy plays in the project.
David Parkin, Director at Progressive Energy and Project Director for HyNet North West, Progressive Energy and HyNet North West


11:55 - 12:15
Waste heat and waste management – creating viable synergies in the drive to lower carbon heat networks
Mike Reynolds, Managing Director, Vattenfall Heat UK


12:15 - 12:50
12:50 - 13:50
Lunch


13:50 - 14:25

CCS, CCUS

The business model for UK waste to energy with CCS
Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical Development Director, Suez Recycling & Recovery UK Ltd; speaker and session chair
Paul Davies, Director 7CO2, CCS advisor to Viridor, Viridor
Ian Crummack, MD, Cobalt Energy; Speaker / Session chair


The business model, economics and project development of a UK CCS project, based on an industrial decarbonisation cluster  (title tbc)
Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical Development Director, Suez Recycling & Recovery UK Ltd

A CO2 shipping solution for remote EfWs
Paul Davies, NED, Chair of ESG and CCS Adviser , Viridor
14:30 - 15:10

Project delivery

Project delivery - exploring the merits of EPC and EPCM - how do the different models compare? How can risk be best managed? Case study experience and lessons learnt.
Jan Nilsson, Commercial Director, Scandinavian Energy Contractors
John Ord, Business Director, Stantec
Nick Stalbow, Partner, Ashurst
Dr Egan Archer CEng, Development Director, Equitix Ltd
Mark Tipton, Director of Business Development, UK & Ireland, Babcock & Wilcox


further speakers invited

Waste to transport fuel

Waste to transport fuel - analysis of market and policy directions
Thomas Parsons, Commercial Development Manager – Biojet, BP
Jim Woodger, Managing Director, LanzaTech UK
Dr Ausilio Bauen, Director, E4Tech; session chair


Fuels and feedstock synergies between waste to fuels and waste to energy; policies, structures and opportunities
Thomas Parsons, Commercial Development Manager – Biojet, BP

Market development for waste to transport fuels, the impact of policy and support mechanisms, the hurdles yet to be overcome and the overall direction of development for this sector.
Jim Woodger, Managing Director, LanzaTechUK

Discussion
15:10 - 15:40
Refreshments (1)


15:40 - 16:20

Hydrogen development

Waste to hydrogen - technical, market and case study developments
Andrew Cornell, CEO, ABSL
Christian Riber, Business Development Manager, Ramboll
Patrick Clerens, Secretary General, ESWET


The future of waste? Hydrogen production and carbon capture in one process.
Exploring the technology, outputs and potential market structures of an advanced syngas production system.
Andrew Cornell, CEO, ABSL

Case study: how energy from waste hydrogen production could produce cost-effective local "green" fuels such as methanol
This case study explores how carbon recycling could be implemented in the short term and how UK energy from waste facilities could contribute.
Christian Riber, Business Development Manager, Ramboll

Technical developments

Technical developments – what are the key developments in plant design and build to achieve optimum performance?
Dr Kai Lieball, Director Decarbonisation, HZI
Tim Clarke, CEO, DWMC
Ian Crummack, MD, Cobalt Energy; Speaker / Session chair


Technical developments – what are the key developments in plant design and build to achieve optimum performance?
Dr Kai Lieball, Director Decarbonisation, Hitachi Zosen Inova

Case study - Delivering what is currently the world’s largest energy from waste plant – an outline of the project, technology and progress of the Dubai Waste Management company’s 1.9mtpa plant.
Tim Clarke, CEO, DWMC

Growth markets

Poland - a key growth market: different solutions for different parts of the decarbonisation challenge
Barthelemy Fourment, Head of International Development, Tiru, Paprec
Alex Binkowska, CEO, Hydrogen Utopia International Plc
Keith Riley, Executive Director, Hydrogen Utopia International; speaker and session chair


Heat network - replacing a coal-fired heat network boiler with an RDF one – reducing reliance on coal.
Barthélémy Fourment, Directeur Commercial International, Tiru, Paprec

Using plastic waste for hydrogen production in Poland 
Speaker to be confirmed
16:25 - 16:55
16:55 - 17:00
Round up - a summary of key points coming out of the past two days, and a look to the future.
Ian Crummack, MD, Cobalt Energy; Speaker / Session chair


17:00 - 17:00
Close of conference