11-13 September 2018   NEC Birmingham

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2017 Speaker Presentations

Circular Economy Connect

Day 1

Putting vision into practice: Insights from business model design and innovation.
Aleyn Smith-Gillespie, Associate Director, Carbon Trust

Leadership Debate: Beyond Bins –Driving Demand for High Value Secondary Materials
Dan Cooke –Viridor

Mind the gap - UK residual waste infrastructure capacity requirements 2020 
David Palmer-Jones, Chief Executive Officer, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK

New Plastics Economy; A Circular Economy for plastic packaging
Sonja Wegge, Research Analyst, New Plastics Economy - Ellen MacArthur Foundation

'Servitisation’ in the spotlight - the business case for leasing models
Jeremy Palmer, Sales Manager, Services - Philips Lighting UK and Ireland

Day 2

WRAP’s Resource Revolution - creating the future
Marcus Gover, Chief Executive – Wrap

Gaining the circular advantage: How can start-ups and SMEs unlock potential within the circular economy?
Louanne Steyn, Senior Business Advisor - Advance London - The London Waste and Recycling Board

Cities - the engine room of the circular economy
Wayne Hubbard, Chief Operating Officer - The London Waste & Recycling Board

One Planet Prosperity: SEPA’s regulatory strategy
Rebecca Walker, Waste & Landfill Tax Manager - SEPA

Innovative solutions to achieve circularity with problematic materials
Dr Amanda You, Chief Scientist – CustoMem Matt McLaren, CEO - Entomics

The end of the end and the art of the beginning - what IDEO is learning about designing in circles
Chris Grantham, Circular Economy Portfolio Director - IDEO

Department for International Trade (DIT) Export Theatre

Day 1

CIWM & DIT Industry update 
Chris Murphy, Deputy Chief Executive, CIWM & Deborah Sacks,   Waste and Resources Specialist, Department of International Trade 

Export Case Study: Building partnerships 
Brian McCarthy, Resource Waste Advisory Group 

Regional Spotlight: Asia – Doing business in Indonesia 
Yonathan    Wijaya, Trade and Investment Manager, Department for International Trade, Indonesia  Ricky Baheramsjah, Head of Investment and Marketing, ITDC 

International Buyers: Outlining what buyers from India are looking for at RWM 
Manik Thapar, Founder & CEO, Eco Wise Waste Management Private Limited 

Examining how DIT supports inward investment into the UK waste management sector 
Victoria Zastava, Energy, Environment and Infrastructure Team, Department for International Trade

Sharing new exporter experiences -WasteAid
Mike Webster , Chief Executive, WasteAid 

Sharing new exporter experiences - Extreme Low Energy
Peter Ormerod, Extreme Low Energy 


Day 2

Export Case Study: Exporting technology 
Colm Grimes, Managing Director, CK International 

Regional Spotlight: East Africa – Doing business in Kenya 
Graham Shaw , Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce Kenya

Working with UK Export Finance (UKEF) Jane Cooper, Export Finance Manager, West Midlands, UK Export Finance 

Sharing new exporter experiences – Dynamic Flow Technologies
Jeremy Parker, Senior Sales Executive, Dynamic Flow Technologies 

Sharing new exporter experiences – Atlantic Pumps
Andrew Smith, Director, Atlantic Pumps

Energy from Waste

Day 1

Monetising by-products - from residues to revenues
Anne Velenturf, Project Coordinator, Resource Recovery from Waste programme, Natural Environment Research Council

CIWM Industry Update
Chris Murphy, Deputy Chief Executive,  Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Deborah Sacks, Waste and Resources Specialist, Department for International Trade

The REnescience Project: Waste as a bioresource
Alister Veitch, Head of Sales (UK), DONG Energy

Harnessing food waste awareness to fuel growth in the UK anaerobic digestion industry 
Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA)

Harnessing food waste awareness to fuel growth in the UK anaerobic digestion industry  
Mike Falconer Hall, Organics Programme Manager, WRAP

Municipal & Materials Recovery

Day 2

Robin Baird, Chief Operating Officer, Resource Efficient Solutions
Cindy Lee, Waste Data Strategy Manager, Zero Waste Scotland

The collections debate -  frequency, future approaches and kerbside appeal
Andrew Wilkinson, Head of Neighbourhood Services, Conwy Council Nora San Sebastian Martinez, Waste Management Technician, Waste Agency of Catalonia

Resource London: Driving recycling and changing urban behaviours
Dr Anna Scott, Waste Services Manager, Keep Britain Tidy Dr Jan Kattein, Director,Jan KatteinArchitects Ali Moore, Communications, brand and behaviour change strategist, Resource London

The future of fleet - tools and technologies to drive an efficient collection service
David Greenfield, Director, Soenecs Thorbjorn Schmidt-Jacobsen, International Sales Director, AMCS

Utilities in Practice

Day 1

Reducing the energy input and cost of effluent treatment
Hedley Skelton, Senior Process Engineer, Anglian Water Business

Reclaiming water for portable and sub-portable use
Abraham Negaresh, Senior Process Engineer, WRc Plc

BT: Driving a low carbon future – strategies from a sustainable leader
Steven Moore, Principal Consultant, Sustainable Business, BT

Advanced management - Energy reduction strategies from Land Securities
Charles Sainsbury, Energy Manager, Land Securities

Aggregate Industries Dynamic Demand
Sebastian Blake , Commercial Manager - Open Energi

Day 2

Smart usage - save money, make money with demand side response
Rhiannon Marsh, Power Responsive Manger, National Grid

Demystifying competitive water pricing: what to look out for and how to determine best value
Glen Smith, Head of Industrial and Commercial Sales, Anglian Water Business Michael Dugdale, Industrial & Commercial Director, Northumbrian Water Group

Sustainability & Asset Management – where is the value?
Dr Andy Lewry , Principal Technical Consultant, BREEAM Existing Buildings Team Andries VanDerWalt, Head of Sustainability, Property and Asset Management, JLL Gwennaele Charbroullet, General Director, ARP Astrance Chris Mayhaw, Operations improvement Manager, British Sugar plc

An introduction to the LEGO group’s Planet Promise
Andrew McMullen, Renewable & Buildings Senior Manager – Environmental Responsibility, LEGO

Water efficiency - how Imperial College Healthcare saved 20% year on year
Debbie Malcolm, Director of Commercial Water Services adsm

Self-Sustaining Systems – Can systems thinking practices enhance the resilience of the energy management function?
Sam Hunt, Senior Energy Consultant - SMS Plc

Day 3

National Trust - how they took the difficulty out of on-site generation
Nigel Blandford, Heat Energy Specialist, National Trust

Performance contracting: money for nothing and your resource efficiency measures for free
Oli Shelley, Head of Operations, Anglian Water Business

Bristol City Council – Implementing local energy and heat network projects
Kieran Highman, Energy Infrastructure Project Manager, Bristol City Council

Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things: Future opportunities for the energy sector
Brian Mayne, Regional Director Wales - Ricardo Energy & Environment



Day 1

Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things: Future opportunities for the energy sector
Kevin Bowe, Senior Consultant, Ricardo Energy & Environment

Energy Efficiency: project finance, delivery, savings and continued management
Matt Caville, Technical Sales Manager, Salix Martin Wardell, Managing Director, MWA Technology Matt Fulford, Director, Inspired Efficiency

Digital. Decentralised. Distributed – mapping the future energy system
Mike Kay, Representative, the IET, Energy System Catapult

Day 3

Services and technology unwrapped: Delivering your energy strategy with the right external partners
Richard Hipkiss, Chairman, ESTA

Future proofing green investment and incentives
Richard Howard, Head of Research - Aurora Energy Research Ltd

Water Sustainability: Measure, monitor, manage
Jodi Roberts , Advanced Services Operations - Water Plus

Smarter procurement: What are your businesses energy options?
Anna Caroline Menezes, Head of Energy (UK + International) Tesco plc

An Inconvenient Update: The story so far on climate change and a call to action for our industry
Richard Barker, Adviser and Investment Committee Member, Iona Capital

Blockchain: What is the disruptive technology modernising the energy system 
Joanna Hubbard, Co-Founder, Electron

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Tuesday, 11th September           09:30 - 17:30

Wednesday, 12th September     09:30 - 17:30

Thursday, 13th September         09:30 -  16:00