PRESENTATIONS
DAY ONE: TUESDAY, 27 AUGUST 2019

OPENING PLENARY

9:15am

Welcome & introduction
Gayle Sloan, CEO, WMRR

9:30am Keynote: How EfW works in a circular economy
Dr. Peter Pluschke -Deputy Mayor for Environment and Health
City of Nuremberg (Germany)
Presentation

SECOND PLENARY

11:00am

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

11:45am

Panel: Around the States
Facilitator: Garth Lamb, Re.Group
Panel: Pravin Mennon (DES Qld); Steven Sergi (EPA SA); Mike Trushnell (ACT NoWaste); Bernard Ryan (DWER WA), Angela Hoefnagels (DELWP Vic)



SESSION ONE
EfW regulatory policy settings in Australia


 

SESSION TWO
How to develop an EfW project

1:30pm
Firing up a Waste to Energy project in NSW - the legal framework
Kim Glassborow, G&B Lawyers
Presentation

  1:30pm
Lessons from Developing Australia's First Thermal Energy from Waste Project
Nick Entsch , Macquarie Capital
Presentation
1:55pm
What energy from waste will mean for policy makers in 2030?
Matt Genever, Sustainability Victoria
Presentation 

  1:50pm Journey to delivering a successful project: A global perspective with local context
Enrique Arquiaga  & Narelle Turner , Broadspectrum
Presentation
 2:20pm Developing policy: insights gained from developing the Queensland Energy from Waste Policy
Presented by Joyanne Manning on behalf of Giles Prowse, Arup
Presentation

  2:10pm
Insights from ResourceCo’s latest world class waste derived fuels facility
Ben Sawley , ResourceCo
Presentation

2:45pm

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


2:30pm

Financing Considerations for Energy from
Waste Projects

Mac Irvine, CEFC
Presentation

 





2:50pm

ARENA's investments in energy from waste
Amy Philbrook, ARENA
Presentation

 

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
Presentation


3:40pm

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

4:00pm

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


4:00pm

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

4:20pm

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


4:20pm

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

4:40pm

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


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
Presentation


DAY TWO: 
WEDNESDAY, 28 AUGUST 2019

OPENING PLENARY

9:00am

Welcome & introduction

9:05am Keynote: How to prepare a successful Waste to Energy project: summary of experiences from +150 projects.
Geert Stryg -Project Director, Waste-to-Energy & 
Niels Jakobsen -Senior Project Manager, Business Development
Ramboll Energy (Denmark)
Presentation

9:45am Keynote: EfW and the circular economy
Toby Terlet , - Project Director, Kwinana WtE
Veolia (UK & Australia)
Presentation

SECOND PLENARY

11:00am

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

12:00pm

Panel: International response to barriers
Facilitator: Ben Sawley, ResourceCo
Panel: Andy Street (SLR Consulting), Peter Pluschke (City of Nuremberg), Toby Terlet (Veolia), Niels Jakobsen & Geert Stryg (Ramboll)



SESSION FIVE
Innovation in combustion 


 

SESSION SIX
EfW success stories

1:30pm

Waste to Fuels: Introduction & SWOT analysis
Richard Davidson, Ricardo (UK)
Presentation


1:30pm

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

1:50pm

Mt Piper Energy Recovery Project
Garth Lamb , Re.Group
Presentation


1:50pm

Operational best practice examples in EfW
Pablo Gonzalez , Veolia
Presentation

2:10pm

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


2:10pm

How Tyrecycle converts Australia's waste tyres into energy
Jim Fairweather, Tyrecycle
Presentation

2:30pm

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


2:30pm

The largest and most successful EfW operation in Australia
Felicity Lloyd, Adelaide Brighton
Presentation

2:50pm

Solving manufacturing heat and waste problems concurrently
Henry Anning , ResourceCo
Presentation


2:50pm

Earthpower - learnings from Australia's first food waste to energy facility
Christine Hodgkiss, Veolia
Presentation

 

SESSION SEVEN
New technologies


 

SESSION EIGHT
AD case studies 

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

  3:30pm Production of biogas and clean compost out of biowaste and mixed MSW: A giant leap towards 
zero waste

Bruno Mattheeuws , OWS nv
Presentation

3:50pm

Should Australia go down the Gasification Route? A closer look at Gasification Technologies
Neville Tawona, AECOM
Presentation


3:50pm

Project Showcase, Rialto Bioenergy Facility,
California USA

Alison Colella , GHD
Presentation

4:10pm

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


4:10pm

AD in the Water Sector
Anthony Davey, Aquatec Maxcon Group
Presentation

4:30pm

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


4:30pm

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

4:50pm Transforming waste into biocrude
Steve Rogers, Licella
Presentation

  4:50pm Enabling a Global Circular Economy Water Sector Utilising Energy Recovery from Waste Resources
Bill Pemberton , Mebourne Water & 
Presentation
Gillian Hand-Smith , Sustainability by Innovation
Presentation

5:10-5:30pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE & WRAP UP