MONDAY, 26 AUGUST 2019

6:30pm

WELCOME DRINKS
QT Lounge
Top Floor, 1 London Circuit
Canberra, ACT

DAY ONE: TUESDAY, 27 AUGUST 2019

OPENING PLENARY

9:00am

Welcome & introduction

9:05am
Welcome to country
9:20am Official opening
9:30am Keynote: How EfW works in a circular economy
Dr. Peter Pluschke
Deputy Mayor for Environment and Health
City of Nuremberg (Germany)

10:30am

Morning Tea

SECOND PLENARY

11:00am

Keynote: International EfW Market Overview & Learnings
Andy Street  
- Director, Waste and Resource Management
SLR Consulting (UK)

11:45am

Panel: Around the States
Facilitator: Garth Lamb, Re.Group

12:30pm

Lunch



SESSION ONE
EfW regulatory policy settings in Australia


 

SESSION TWO
How to develop an EfW project

1:30pm

Policy setting opportunities for Australia versus established international markets
International consultant, presenter to be confirmed


1:30pm

Lessons from Developing Australia's First Thermal
Energy from Waste Project

Nick Entsch , Macquarie Capitol

1:50pm

Firing up a Waste to Energy project in NSW -
the legal framework

Kim Glassborow, G&B Lawyers


1:50pm

An international investor's experience in developing EfW projects 
Broadspectrum

2:10pm

What energy from waste will mean for policy makers
in 2030?

Matt Genever, Sustainability Victoria


2:10pm

How to prepare a successful Waste to Energy project: summary of experiences from +150 projects.
Geert Stryg & Niels Jakobsen, Ramboll Energy (Denmark)

2:30pm

Developing policy: insights gained from developing the Queensland Energy from Waste Policy
Giles Prowes, Arup


2:30pm

Financing Considerations for Energy from
Waste Projects

Mac Irvine, CEFC

2:50pm

Time for change? Our best options for policy and legislative reform to enable a pipeline of bankable Australian projects
Noni Shannon, Norton Rose Fulbright


2:50pm

ARENA's investments in energy from waste
Matt Walden, ARENA

3:10pm

Afternoon Tea


3:10pm

Afternoon Tea

 

SESSION THREE
Integrating EfW into infrastructure planning


 

SESSION FOUR
Stakeholder engagement

3:40pm

The Role of Local Government in EfW - More than Waste Supply
John King, Talis Consultants


3:40pm

Understanding trust &social acceptance in the energy from waste context:  applying social licence science research
Andrea Walton, CSIRO &
Ki Halstead, Sustainability Victoria

4:00pm

Defining best practice in preliminary assessment of a joint procurement
Richard Collins, Arcadis


4:00pm

Achieving successful community engagement through the approval process of an EfW project.
David Jettner , Australian Paper

4:20pm

UK Case Study on Delivering Waste Treatment Facilities in Partnership
John Enright, Local Partnerships


4:20pm

Waste to Energy or waste of energy: social and regulatory barriers to waste to energy in Australia
Monique Vella, Sustainability Victoria

4:40pm

Waste to Energy solving a larger energy problem in Australia
Rajan Aggarwal, Tribe Infrastructure Group


4:40pm

Winning the hearts and minds of key stakeholders: community, government, and industry - how New Energy secured three Environmental Approvals for EfW projects over the last 6 years.
Miles Mason, New Energy Corporation

6:30pm

CONFERENCE DINNER
National Portrait Gallery of Australia
Terrace Room
King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT


DAY TWO: 
WEDNESDAY, 28 AUGUST 2019

OPENING PLENARY

8:55am

Welcome & introduction

9:00am Keynote: How to ensure EfW complements a circular economy
International speaker to be confirmed

9:45am Panel: EfW and the Circular Economy
Facilitator: Gayle Sloan, WMRR

10:45am

Morning Tea

SECOND PLENARY

11:15am

Interactive session: Barriers to acceptance of EfW in Australia and how they can be overcome
Facilitated session with outcomes published

11:45am

Panel: International Response to Barriers
Facilitator: to be confirmed

12:30pm

Lunch



SESSION FIVE
Innovation in combustion 


 

SESSION SIX
EfW success stories

1:30pm

The latest innovations in large scale thermal EfW
David Woolford, Ricardo (UK)


1:30pm

Case Study #1 of a successful EfW facility
Cristina Rodrigo Nieto, Suez

1:50pm

Mt Piper Energy Recovery Project
Garth Lamb , Re.Group


1:50pm

Case Study #2 of a successful EfW facility
Toby Terlet, Veolia

2:10pm

Do the Right Thing and Recycle Bottom Ash
Marc Stammbach, HZI Australia


2:10pm

Operational best practice examples in EfW
Pablo Gonzalez, Veolia

2:30pm

Can smaller scale EfW plants be viable in regional areas?
Dominic Schliebs & Charlotte Wesley , Arcadis


2:30pm

Insights from ResourceCo’s latest world class waste derived fuels facility
Ben Sawley, ResourceCo

2:50pm

Solving manufacturing heat and waste problems concurrently
Henry Anning , ResourceCo


2:50pm

Project Showcase, Rialto Bioenergy Facility, California USA
Alison Colella, GHD

3:10pm

Afternoon Tea


3:10pm

Afternoon Tea

 

SESSION SEVEN
New technologies


 

SESSION EIGHT
AD case studies 

3:30pm Innovative Approaches to Open New Markets for Waste Derived Products
Bruce Edgerton, AECOM

  3:30pm Case study on successful Anaerobic Digestion
Presenter to be confirmed

3:50pm

Should Australia go down the Gasification Route? A closer look
at Gasification Technologies

Neville Tawona, AECOM


3:50pm

Assessing the Impact of Codigestion of Pulped Food Waste with Municipal Sewage- A Sydney Water Case Study
Benjamin Wright & Rebecca Lowrie, Sydney Water

4:10pm

The development of Australia’s first Eco-Industrial Park powered by a small Energy from Waste facility.
David Hooper, Global AFR


4:10pm

Enabling a Global Circular Economy Water Sector Utilising Energy Recovery from Waste Resources
Bill Pemberton, Mebourne Water & Gillian Hand-Smith, Sustainability by Innovation

4:30pm

Effective Waste Management, Advanced Plastic Sorting & a Critical Review of Co-pyrolysis of Biomass & Waste Plastics 
Sai Krishna Rachakonda, Formpac Plastics Australia


4:30pm

Production of biogas and clean compost out of biowaste and mixed MSW: A giant leap towards zero waste
Bruno Mattheeuws, OWS nv

4:50pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE & WRAP UP