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11-13 September 2018   NEC Birmingham

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Circular Economy Connect

Circular Economy Connect at RWM has been a hub for thought leadership in the resource and waste industries community since 2014. 

We bring together the interconnected sectors of waste, water, and energy to help the industry build a resource efficient future. 

Learning outcomes include:

  • What are new recycling solutions for plastics entering the market?
  • What solutions are there for new materials for the waste sector to deal with, i.e composites, grapheme
  • Identify innovative on site Circular Economy solutions
  • How can you get secondary materials back into the business ecosystem as consumables and packaging?
  • How does Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) work globally?
  • How can an established business reconsider their model to move towards circularity?
  • Understand what are the current standards for recycling and circularity?
  • What do Brexit and other policy/regulation mean for the circular economy?
  • Understanding of the UK environmental policy landscape
  • How can manufacturers supply information to recyclers in a useful way about how easy it is to recycle a product?
  • What are the risks in regards to hazardous waste classification and recycling?

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Maxine Perella, Circular Economy Writer and Journalist
  2. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Emma Howard Boyd, Chair - Environment Agency
  3. Circular Economy Connect
    Chairperson
    Chris Holmes, Head of Waste and Bioenergy - Green Investment Bank
    David Palmer-Jones, CEO - SUEZ recycling and recovery UK
    Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical development director - Suez Recycling & Recovery UK
  4. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Sonja Wegge, Research Analyst, New Plastics Economy - Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  5. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Frances Page Pimenta, Policy Advisor - Producer Responsibility - Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
    Helen McFarlane, Environment Consultant - Mcdonald's Restaurants Ltd
    Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability - Coca-Cola European Partners
    Paul Vanston, CEO - Industry Council for Research on Packaging and the Environment
  6. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Jeremy Palmer, Sales Manager, Services - Philips Lighting UK and Ireland
  7. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Aleyn Smith-Gillespie, Associate Director, Business Services - The Carbon Trust
  8. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Dan Cooke, Director of Regulatory Affairs - Viridor
    David Palmer-Jones, CEO - SUEZ recycling and recovery UK
    Ian Wakelin, CEO - Biffa Waste Services
    Vicki Hughes, Business Development Director - Hadfield Wood Recyclers
  9. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Mark Dempsey, UK Sustainability Manager - HP
    Mike Webster, Chief Executive - WasteAid UK
    Philippa Roberts, Head of Circular Economy - WRc
    Prof. David C. Wilson, Senior Vice President - CIWM

Utilities Keynote

We will provide unique insight into the newly deregulated water market, the evolving renewables market and provide insight on how to keep up with the changing regulatory landscape of the energy market.

Learning objectives include:

  • Provide a clear explanation on the newly deregulated water market and the potential savings available to businesses. 
  • Information on efficient energy and water management methods and technologies.
  • Updates on the latest government initiatives, financial models, and private finance opportunities for renewables projects.
  • What is considered best practice on flexible green energy procurement?
  • How to meet the ambitious multi-tiered carbon reduction targets 
  • How to procure water and energy at a good value with rising prices
  • How to reduce energy and water consumption whilst building education around the time of use energy tariffs
  • How to build an effective business case to secure budget from their management for energy and water efficiency technology.
  • Building an effective business case for renewable projects with reduced government support 

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Utilities Keynote
    Chairperson
    Georgina Penfold, Director - Spraga Ltd & Electricity Storagre Network
  2. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Andrew Lever, Director, Policy & Innovation - The Carbon Trust
    Marcus Stewart, Head of Energy Insights - National Grid
    Mike Kay, Representative - the IET, Energy System Catapult
  3. Utilities Keynote
    Chairperson
    Karma Loveday, Editor - The Water Report
    Speakers
    Brian Ebdon, Director - Water Plus
    Evan Joanette, Policy Manager - Consumer Council for water
    Kim Ratcliffe, Chief Operating Officer - Water Plus
    Michael Robertson, Market Operations Lead - MOSL
  4. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Kevin Bowe - Ricardo Energy & Environment
  5. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Frank Gordon, Policy Manager - Renewable Energy Association
    Jim Cardwell, Head of Trading and Innovation - Northern Powergrid
    Valts Grintals, Product Manager, Energy Storage Research Service - Delta EE
  6. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Max Caville, Technical Sales Manager - Salix
  7. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Simon Pickett, Investment Director - Octopus Group

Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre

A unique opportunity for waste industry experts from both the public and private sector to come together and discuss creative techniques to drive recycling rates, generate revenue from resource management, and collaborate in ways that will benefit the sector and community as a whole.

Learning objectives include:

  • How to increase recycling rates and meet targets?
  • How to cut costs and generate revenue?
  • How to comply with the regulations? 
  • Innovative solutions to current challenges.
  • Improving  the material stream efficiency

 

Download the full Programme (PDF)

  1. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Mat Crocker, Consultant - Environmental Policy and Regulation Ltd
  2. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Linda Crichton, Head of Resource Management - Wrap
  3. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Adrian Bond, Programme Manager, Recycling - Zero Waste Scotland
    Angus Macpherson, Managing Director - Environment Exchange
    Chris Giscombe, Chairman - UKWSL & WMBA
  4. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Chris Jonas, Managing Director, Major Contracts - Viridor
    David Read, Joint Head of Waste Regulation and Crime - Defra
    Jacob Hayler, Executive Director - Environmental Services Association
    Mike Brown, Managing Director - Eunomia Research & Consulting
    Nicky Cunningham, Deputy Director - Environment Agency
  5. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Andrew Kirkcaldy, Group Brand Director - AO
    Anthony Sant, Recycling Director - AO
  6. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    David Whitehouse, Project Manager - Warwickshire County Council
    Graham Simmonds, Managing Director - Local Green Points
    Marten Gregory MCIWM, Recycling Team Leader - Dorset Waste Partnership
    Rick Hindley, Executive Director - Alupro
  7. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Russell Owens, Head of Collaborative Change Programme, Waste & Resource Efficiency Division - Welsh Government
  8. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Robin Baird, Chief Operating Officer - Resource Efficient Solutions

Energy from Waste Theatre

Aims to help the industry move towards a more resource efficient future by maximising the potential of Energy from Waste (EFW).

In order to achieve this we will share best practice, technological advances, and inform on the changes to the political and economic landscapes that impact the evolving EfW sector.

Learning objectives include:

  • What do private funders require in order to invest in the industry and what do they see as the current risk assessment of the industry
  • How to Identify technologies are reliable and worth cap ex.
  • What are the current opportunities in the global market
  • How to improve plant efficiency
  • What are the changes to carbon charges?
  • What are the changes to the  emissions & recycling targets
  • What is the probable tariff landscape post- Brexit
  • Clarity over CFD process
  • What is the likelihood of international SRF or RDF standards being imposed?

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    David Greenfield, Managing Director - SOENECS Ltd
  2. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Dr Costas Velis, Vice-Chair, Waste to Energy Research and Technology - UK and Coordinator, Circular Economy & Resource Recovery - University of Leeds
    Mark Sommerfeld, Policy Analyst - Renewable Energy Association
    Mike Indian, Senior Political Analyst - DeHavilland
    Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical development director - Suez Recycling & Recovery UK
  3. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Anne Velenturf, Project Coordinator, Resource Recovery from Waste programme - Natural Environment Research Council
    Harry Perry, Technical Director - Chinook Energy
    Keith Trower, Managing Director - Viridor Resource Management
    Stephen Roscoe, Technical Director - Carbon8
  4. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Chris Murphy, Deputy Chief Executive - Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)
    Deborah Sacks, Waste and Resources Specialist - Department for International Trade
  5. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Alister Veitch, Head of Sales (UK) - DONG Energy
  6. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Dr Carlos Ludlow-Palafox, CEO - Enval
    Mark Harradine, Technical Director - Syngas Products Ltd
    Mark Sommerfeld, Policy Analyst - Renewable Energy Association
    Paul Winstanley, Project Manager - Energy Technologies Institute
  7. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Alister Veitch, Head of Sales (UK) - DONG Energy
    Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive - Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA)
    Mike Falconer Hall, Organics Programme Manager - WRAP
    Sarah Skinner, Regional Business Development Manager - SEaB Energy

Utilities in Practice

We will provide unique insight into the newly deregulated water market, the evolving renewables market and provide insight on how to keep up with the changing regulatory landscape of the energy market.

Learning objectives include:

  • Provide a clear explanation on the newly deregulated water market and the potential savings available to businesses. 
  • Information on efficient energy and water management methods and technologies.
  • Updates on the latest government initiatives, financial models, and private finance opportunities for renewables projects.
  • What is considered best practice on flexible green energy procurement?
  • How to meet the ambitious multi-tiered carbon reduction targets 
  • How to procure water and energy at a good value with rising prices
  • How to reduce energy and water consumption whilst building education around the time of use energy tariffs
  • How to build an effective business case to secure budget from their management for energy and water efficiency technology.
  • Building an effective business case for renewable projects with reduced government support 

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Hedley Skelton, Senior Process Engineer - Anglian Water Business
  2. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Graham Simmonds, Managaing Director - Green Rewards
    Michael Lynch, Sustainability Workplace Culture Manager - Royal Bank of Scotland
  3. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Abraham Negaresh, Senior Process Engineer - WRc Plc
  4. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Steven Moore, Principal Consultant, Sustainable Business - BT
  5. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Sebastian Blake, Commercial Manager - Open Energi
  6. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Charles Sainsbury, Energy Manager - Land Securities
  7. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Alex Griffiths, Utilities & Renewables Specialist - Sainsbury's

Export Theatre

Visit the DIT Export Theatre to gain insight on how to optimise your exporting strategy in the recycling, waste, water and energy market.

The theatre will present case study presentations from new and established exporting companies, expert advice from industry experts, including the DIT, as well overviews of key markets of interest and what buyers are looking for in those regions.

Learning objectives include:

  • Opportunities and challenges in exporting UK water management expertise
  • Exporting information on data services for smart city applications
  • New exporters experiences shared by UK companies
  • Regional spotlight sessions on Asia, East Africa and Middle East
  • Export case studies on building partnerships, exporting technology and exporting services
  • Understanding more about UK Export Finance and the support they offer.

 

Download the full programme (PDF) 

  1. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Brian McCarthy, Core Team Member - Resource Waste Advisory Group
  2. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Ricky Baheramsjah, Head of Investment and Marketing - ITDC
    Yonathan Wijaya, Trade and Investment Manager - Department for International Trade, Indonesia
  3. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Manik Thapar, Founder and CEO - Eco Wise Waste Management Private Limited
  4. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Victoria Zastava, Energy, Environment and Infrastructure Team - Department for International Trade
  5. Export Theatre
    Chairperson
    Dylan Thomas, Sector Director, Technology and Smart Cities, - Department for International Trade
    Speakers
    George May, Chief Commercial Officer - bio-bean
    Guy Bartlett, Director - SMS Plc
    Yuri Ponzani, Project Director - Open Waste Compliance
  6. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Mike Webster, Chief Executive - WasteAid UK
  7. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Peter Ormerod, Head of International Research and Business Development - Extreme Low Energy

Circular Economy Connect

Circular Economy Connect at RWM has been a hub for thought leadership in the resource and waste industries community since 2014. 

We bring together the interconnected sectors of waste, water, and energy to help the industry build a resource efficient future. 

Learning outcomes include:

  • What are new recycling solutions for plastics entering the market?
  • What solutions are there for new materials for the waste sector to deal with, i.e composites, grapheme
  • Identify innovative on site Circular Economy solutions
  • How can you get secondary materials back into the business ecosystem as consumables and packaging?
  • How does Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) work globally?
  • How can an established business reconsider their model to move towards circularity?
  • Understand what are the current standards for recycling and circularity?
  • What do Brexit and other policy/regulation mean for the circular economy?
  • Understanding of the UK environmental policy landscape
  • How can manufacturers supply information to recyclers in a useful way about how easy it is to recycle a product?
  • What are the risks in regards to hazardous waste classification and recycling?

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Rob Holdway, Director - Giraffe Innovation
  2. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Marcus Gover, Chief Executive - Wrap
  3. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Louanne Steyn, Senior Business Advisor - Advance London - The London Waste and Recycling Board
  4. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Wayne Hubbard, Chief Operating Officer - The London Waste & Recycling Board
  5. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Rebecca Walker, Waste & Landfill Tax Manager - SEPA
  6. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Mark Abbas, Chief Marketing Officer - AMCS
  7. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Andy Rees, Head of Waste Strategy - Welsh Government
    Iain Gulland, Chief Executive - Zero Waste Scotland
    John Quinn, CEO - Arc21
    Libby Peake, Senior policy adviser, resources - Green Alliance
  8. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Andrew Mayo, Sector Manger, Biomass Fuels - Suez
    Craig Bartlett, Managing Director - MDF Recovery Ltd
    Dr Amanda You, Chief Scientist - CustoMem
    Dr. John Williams, Director - Aquapak
    Matt McLaren, CEO - Entomics
  9. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Chris Grantham, Circular Economy Portfolio Director - IDEO
  10. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Richard Carter, Head of Sustainability and Finance - Adnams PLC
  11. Circular Economy Connect
    Chairperson
    Stuart Ferguson, Head of Investment - The London Waste & Recycling Board
    Speakers
    Dr. Gev Eduljee, External Affairs Director - Suez Recycling and Recovery UK
    Steve Lee, Industry Advisor - RWM
    Wayne Hubbard, Chief Operating Officer - The London Waste & Recycling Board
  12. Circular Economy Connect

Utilities Keynote

We will provide unique insight into the newly deregulated water market, the evolving renewables market and provide insight on how to keep up with the changing regulatory landscape of the energy market.

Learning objectives include:

  • Provide a clear explanation on the newly deregulated water market and the potential savings available to businesses. 
  • Information on efficient energy and water management methods and technologies.
  • Updates on the latest government initiatives, financial models, and private finance opportunities for renewables projects.
  • What is considered best practice on flexible green energy procurement?
  • How to meet the ambitious multi-tiered carbon reduction targets 
  • How to procure water and energy at a good value with rising prices
  • How to reduce energy and water consumption whilst building education around the time of use energy tariffs
  • How to build an effective business case to secure budget from their management for energy and water efficiency technology.
  • Building an effective business case for renewable projects with reduced government support 

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Utilities Keynote
  2. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Priya Sinha, Director - Market Outcomes - Ofwat
  3. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Tim Barrs, Distributed Sales Manager - Centrica
  4. Utilities Keynote
  5. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Catarina Midby, Sustainability Manager Uk & Ireland - H&M
  6. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Stuart Henderson, Water Plus - Head of Business Development
  7. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Rhona Munck, Senior Strategy & Planning Manager, Environment & Walking - Transport for London
    Steve Halsey, Generation Manager - UK Power Networks
    Stuart Easterbrook, Future Gas Strategy Manager - Cadent Gas
    Tim Curtis, Managing Director - Ricardo Energy & Environment

Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre

A unique opportunity for waste industry experts from both the public and private sector to come together and discuss creative techniques to drive recycling rates, generate revenue from resource management, and collaborate in ways that will benefit the sector and community as a whole.

Learning objectives include:

  • How to increase recycling rates and meet targets?
  • How to cut costs and generate revenue?
  • How to comply with the regulations? 
  • Innovative solutions to current challenges.
  • Improving  the material stream efficiency

 

Download the full Programme (PDF)

  1. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    David Greenfield, Managing Director - SOENECS Ltd
  2. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    James Fulford, Director - London Business Waste & Recycling
    Jarno Stet, Waste Services Manager - Westminster City Council
    John Glover, Managing Director - Bywaters
    Richard Bradbury, Head of Environment Services - London Borough of Camden
  3. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Teresa Gonzalez Rico, Business Development Lead - Future Cities Catapult
  4. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Andrew Woodend, UK Government Statistician on waste management, wider natural resource use and agriculture - Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
    Cindy Lee, Waste Data Strategy Manager - Zero Waste Scotland
    Peter Scholes, Principal Consultant - Anthesis Group
    Simone Aplin, Principal Consultant - Ricardo Energy & Environment
  5. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Andrew Bird, Chairman - LARAC
    Andrew Wilkinson, Head of Neighbourhood Services - Conwy Council
    Nora San Sebastian Martinez, Waste Management Technician - Waste Agency Catalonia
  6. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    David Greenfield, Director - Soenecs
    Thorbjorn Schmidt-Jacobsen, International Sales Director - AMCS
  7. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
  8. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Jacob Hayler, Executive Director - Environmental Services Association
    Justin Galliford, Group Director of Operations - Norse Commercial Services
    Lee Marshall, CEO - Larac
    Peter Sharpe, Managing Director - LondonEnergy Ltd.

Energy from Waste Theatre

Aims to help the industry move towards a more resource efficient future by maximising the potential of Energy from Waste (EFW).

In order to achieve this we will share best practice, technological advances, and inform on the changes to the political and economic landscapes that impact the evolving EfW sector.

Learning objectives include:

  • What do private funders require in order to invest in the industry and what do they see as the current risk assessment of the industry
  • How to Identify technologies are reliable and worth cap ex.
  • What are the current opportunities in the global market
  • How to improve plant efficiency
  • What are the changes to carbon charges?
  • What are the changes to the  emissions & recycling targets
  • What is the probable tariff landscape post- Brexit
  • Clarity over CFD process
  • What is the likelihood of international SRF or RDF standards being imposed?

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Alison Carter, Editor - The ENDs report
  2. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Harriet Parke, Senior Consultant - Eunomia
    Karl Walter Scheel, Inbound Material Manager - CEMEX
    Prof Margaret Bates, President - Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)
    Ralf Schopwinkel, Development Director - Geminor Ltd
  3. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Peter Chromec - Hitachi Zosen Inova
  4. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Dr Tim Rotheray, Director - Association for Decentralised Energy
    Peter Sharpe, Managing Director - LondonEnergy Ltd.
  5. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Ben Ratliff, Head of Innovation & Transition Manager - DHL Global Specialist Services
  6. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Chairperson
    Dr Stephen Wise, Associate Director - Amec Foster Wheeler
    Speakers
    Chris Holmes, Head of Waste and Bioenergy - Green Investment Bank
    Martin Williams, Senior Consultant - Ricardo Energy & Environment
    Ruth Herbert, Director of Strategy & External Relations - Low Carbon Contracts Company
    Thom Koller, Policy Manager - Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association
  7. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Chairperson
    Dr Stephen Wise, Associate Director - Amec Foster Wheeler
    Speakers
    Anna Laleman, Director - Alpha Financials Environmental
    Chris Holmes, Head of Waste and Bioenergy - Green Investment Bank
    James Samworth, Partner - Foresight Group
  8. Energy from Waste Theatre

Utilities in Practice

We will provide unique insight into the newly deregulated water market, the evolving renewables market and provide insight on how to keep up with the changing regulatory landscape of the energy market.

Learning objectives include:

  • Provide a clear explanation on the newly deregulated water market and the potential savings available to businesses. 
  • Information on efficient energy and water management methods and technologies.
  • Updates on the latest government initiatives, financial models, and private finance opportunities for renewables projects.
  • What is considered best practice on flexible green energy procurement?
  • How to meet the ambitious multi-tiered carbon reduction targets 
  • How to procure water and energy at a good value with rising prices
  • How to reduce energy and water consumption whilst building education around the time of use energy tariffs
  • How to build an effective business case to secure budget from their management for energy and water efficiency technology.
  • Building an effective business case for renewable projects with reduced government support 

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Rhiannon Marsh, Power Responsive Manager - National Grid
  2. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Glenn Smith, Head of Industrial and Commercial Sales - Anglian Water Business
    Michael Dugdale, Industrial & Commercial Director - Northumbrian Water Group
  3. Utilities in Practice
    Chairperson
    Dr Andy Lewry, Principal Technical Consultant - BREEAM Existing Buildings Team
    Speakers
    Andries VanDerWalt, Head of Sustainability, Property and Asset Management - JLL
    Chris Mayhew, Operations Improvement Manager - British Sugar plc
    Gwennaele Charbroullet, General Director - ARP Astrance
  4. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Sam Hunt, Senior Energy Consultant - SMS Plc
  5. Utilities in Practice

    Speakers
    Andrew McMullen, Renewable & Buildings Senior Manager – Environmental Responsibility - LEGO
  6. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Debbie Malcolm, Director of Commercial Water - adsm
    Senior Representative - Imperial College Healthcare
  7. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Jon Ferris, Strategy Director - Utility Wise
    Mike Davies, Manaing Director - 4Prime

Export Theatre

Visit the DIT Export Theatre to gain insight on how to optimise your exporting strategy in the recycling, waste, water and energy market.

The theatre will present case study presentations from new and established exporting companies, expert advice from industry experts, including the DIT, as well overviews of key markets of interest and what buyers are looking for in those regions.

Learning objectives include:

  • Opportunities and challenges in exporting UK water management expertise
  • Exporting information on data services for smart city applications
  • New exporters experiences shared by UK companies
  • Regional spotlight sessions on Asia, East Africa and Middle East
  • Export case studies on building partnerships, exporting technology and exporting services
  • Understanding more about UK Export Finance and the support they offer.

 

Download the full programme (PDF) 

  1. Export Theatre

    Speakers
    Colm Grimes, Managing Director - CK International
  2. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Graham Shaw, Chairman - British Chamber of Commerce Kenya
  3. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Jane Cooper, Export Finance Manager, West Midlands - UKEF
  4. Export Theatre
    Chairperson
    Lila Thompson, International Director - British Water
    Speakers
    Ahmad Arafa, Managing Director - International Business Development
    David Wilson, Sales Director - Partech Instruments
    Neil Townend, Head of International Sales - Arvia
  5. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Jeremy Parker, Senior Sales Executive - Dynamic Flow Technologies
  6. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Andrew Smith, Director - Atlantic Pumps

Circular Economy Connect

Circular Economy Connect at RWM has been a hub for thought leadership in the resource and waste industries community since 2014. 

We bring together the interconnected sectors of waste, water, and energy to help the industry build a resource efficient future. 

Learning outcomes include:

  • What are new recycling solutions for plastics entering the market?
  • What solutions are there for new materials for the waste sector to deal with, i.e composites, grapheme
  • Identify innovative on site Circular Economy solutions
  • How can you get secondary materials back into the business ecosystem as consumables and packaging?
  • How does Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) work globally?
  • How can an established business reconsider their model to move towards circularity?
  • Understand what are the current standards for recycling and circularity?
  • What do Brexit and other policy/regulation mean for the circular economy?
  • Understanding of the UK environmental policy landscape
  • How can manufacturers supply information to recyclers in a useful way about how easy it is to recycle a product?
  • What are the risks in regards to hazardous waste classification and recycling?

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Rob Holdway, Director - Giraffe Innovation
  2. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    James Piper, Managing Director - Ecosurety
    Jonathan Perry, Producer Responsibility Compliance Consultant - DELL
    Melanie Foster, Team Leader, Producer Responsibility and Product Regulation - Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
    Phil Conran, Director - 360Environmental
  3. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Prof Martin Charter, Director - The Centre for Sustainable Design, University for the Creative Arts
  4. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Milda Basiulyte, Legal and Communications Officer - European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services (FEAD)
  5. Circular Economy Connect
    Chairperson
    Tabitha Dale, Manager - All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group, Policy Connect
    Speakers
    Cllr. Clyde Loakes, Chair - North London Waste Authority
    Dan Rogerson, Former Environment Minister - Defra
    Jonathan Essex, Councillor - Green Surrey County Council
    Leonie Cooper, London Assembly Member and Chair - London Environment Committee
  6. Circular Economy Connect
    Speakers
    Ben Thomas, Sustainability Manager - John Lewis
    Julie Merry, Waste Manager - John Lewis
    Nick Oettinger, Managing Director - The furniture Recycling Group
  7. Circular Economy Connect
    Chairperson
    Craig Anderson OBE, Chief Executive - Furniture Re-use Network
    Speakers
    Ann Beavis, Marketing and Sustainability Consultant - Premier Sustain
    Katie Thomas, Circular Economy Project Officer - Opportunity Peterborough
    Nick Davies, Founder - Neighbourly

Utilities Keynote

We will provide unique insight into the newly deregulated water market, the evolving renewables market and provide insight on how to keep up with the changing regulatory landscape of the energy market.

Learning objectives include:

  • Provide a clear explanation on the newly deregulated water market and the potential savings available to businesses. 
  • Information on efficient energy and water management methods and technologies.
  • Updates on the latest government initiatives, financial models, and private finance opportunities for renewables projects.
  • What is considered best practice on flexible green energy procurement?
  • How to meet the ambitious multi-tiered carbon reduction targets 
  • How to procure water and energy at a good value with rising prices
  • How to reduce energy and water consumption whilst building education around the time of use energy tariffs
  • How to build an effective business case to secure budget from their management for energy and water efficiency technology.
  • Building an effective business case for renewable projects with reduced government support 

 

Download the full programme (PDF)

  1. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Myles McCarthy, Director, Implementation - The Carbon Trust
  2. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Richard Howard, Head of Research - Aurora Energy Research Ltd
  3. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Jodi Roberts, Advanced Services Operations - Water Plus
  4. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Richard Hipkiss, Chairman - ESTA
  5. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Anna Carolina Menezes, Head of Energy (UK +International) - Tesco plc
  6. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Richard Barker, Adviser and Investmet Comittee Member - Iona Capital
  7. Utilities Keynote
    Speakers
    Joanna Hubbard, Co-Founder - Electron

Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre

A unique opportunity for waste industry experts from both the public and private sector to come together and discuss creative techniques to drive recycling rates, generate revenue from resource management, and collaborate in ways that will benefit the sector and community as a whole.

Learning objectives include:

  • How to increase recycling rates and meet targets?
  • How to cut costs and generate revenue?
  • How to comply with the regulations? 
  • Innovative solutions to current challenges.
  • Improving  the material stream efficiency

 

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  1. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Dr Colin Church, Chief Executive - Chartered Institute of Waste Management
  2. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Jessica Palalagi, Head of Waste Management - Marks & Spencer
  3. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Bernard Chase, Sector Specialist, Plastics - Wrap
    Dan Cooke, Director of Regulatory Affairs - Viridor
    Iain Ferguson, Environment Manager - The Co-Operative
    Sarah Ottaway, National Recycling Manager - SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK
    Stuart Foster, CEO - Recoup
  4. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Andy Hill, Chairman - Wood Recyclers Association
  5. Municipal & Materials Recovery Theatre
    Speakers
    Adam Read, External Affairs Director - Suez

Energy from Waste Theatre

Aims to help the industry move towards a more resource efficient future by maximising the potential of Energy from Waste (EFW).

In order to achieve this we will share best practice, technological advances, and inform on the changes to the political and economic landscapes that impact the evolving EfW sector.

Learning objectives include:

  • What do private funders require in order to invest in the industry and what do they see as the current risk assessment of the industry
  • How to Identify technologies are reliable and worth cap ex.
  • What are the current opportunities in the global market
  • How to improve plant efficiency
  • What are the changes to carbon charges?
  • What are the changes to the  emissions & recycling targets
  • What is the probable tariff landscape post- Brexit
  • Clarity over CFD process
  • What is the likelihood of international SRF or RDF standards being imposed?

 

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  1. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Maxine Perella, Environmental Journalist
  2. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Roy Hathaway, Europe Policy Advisor - Environmental Services Association
  3. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Charlotte Stamper, Bioresources Business Analyst - GENeco
    David Pickering, BioSNG Project Manager - National Grid
    Devin Walker, CTO - Renovare
    Gaynor Hartnell, Senior Advisor - Renewable Energy Association
  4. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Bill Chapple, OBE, Cabinet member for planning & environment - Buckinghamshire county council
    Dr. Gev Eduljee, External Affairs Director - Suez Recycling and Recovery UK
    John Twitchen, Head of Cities & Communities - PCSG
    Julie Fourcade, Head of External Affairs - FCC Environment
  5. Energy from Waste Theatre
    Speakers
    Dr Stephen Wise, Associate Director - Amec Foster Wheeler

Utilities in Practice

We will provide unique insight into the newly deregulated water market, the evolving renewables market and provide insight on how to keep up with the changing regulatory landscape of the energy market.

Learning objectives include:

  • Provide a clear explanation on the newly deregulated water market and the potential savings available to businesses. 
  • Information on efficient energy and water management methods and technologies.
  • Updates on the latest government initiatives, financial models, and private finance opportunities for renewables projects.
  • What is considered best practice on flexible green energy procurement?
  • How to meet the ambitious multi-tiered carbon reduction targets 
  • How to procure water and energy at a good value with rising prices
  • How to reduce energy and water consumption whilst building education around the time of use energy tariffs
  • How to build an effective business case to secure budget from their management for energy and water efficiency technology.
  • Building an effective business case for renewable projects with reduced government support 

 

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  1. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Brian Mayne, Regional Director Wales - Ricardo Energy & Environment
  2. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Kieran Highman, Energy Infrastructure Manager - Bristol City Council
  3. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Oli Shelley, Head of Operations - Anglian Water Business
  4. Utilities in Practice
    Speakers
    Nigel Blanford, Heat Energy Specialist - National Trust

Export Theatre

Visit the DIT Export Theatre to gain insight on how to optimise your exporting strategy in the recycling, waste, water and energy market.

The theatre will present case study presentations from new and established exporting companies, expert advice from industry experts, including the DIT, as well overviews of key markets of interest and what buyers are looking for in those regions.

Learning objectives include:

  • Opportunities and challenges in exporting UK water management expertise
  • Exporting information on data services for smart city applications
  • New exporters experiences shared by UK companies
  • Regional spotlight sessions on Asia, East Africa and Middle East
  • Export case studies on building partnerships, exporting technology and exporting services
  • Understanding more about UK Export Finance and the support they offer.

 

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  1. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Andrew Whiteman, Director - RWA Group SCE
    Stephen Bates, Director - RWA Group SCE
  2. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Richard Davidson, Principal Consultant, International Waste Management - Ricardo
  3. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Madhu Mohan, Director Waste Management Services - Dulsco, UAE
  4. Export Theatre
    Speakers
    Mike Brown, Managing Director - Eunomia
  5. Export Theatre
    Chairperson
    Harriet Parke, Senior Consultant - Eunomia
    Speakers
    Andy Hill, Market Development Director - SUEZ recycling and recovery UK
    Tomasz Czop, Foreign Markets Director - MoBruk S.A.

Partners and Sponsors

 

When?

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

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

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