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Energy from Waste 2017

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The Energy from Waste Conference 2016 brought together senior level attendees and world-class speakers from all areas of the global waste to energy industry. Visitors to the Energy from Waste conference benefit from a packed programme designed to promote discussion and debate among an international audience of the sectors’ thought leaders and key decision makers. Highlights included a panel review of the commercial environment for resource management, presentation of global market opportunities, city case studies and roundtable discussions on the industry’s hot topics. The event hosted a line-up of renowned international speakers, including Jose-Jorge Diaz del Castillo of the EU Commission who delivered the opening keynote, looking at EU policy environment for waste to energy and the circular economy.

Event Type:
Conference/Seminar
Date:
Feb. 21-22, 2017
Venue:
The Royal College of Physicians
Location:
London , UK

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Now in its 13th year, the Energy from Waste Conference is the premier conference in the UK and Europe driving new technology discussion, operational efficiency, best practice and compliance in the global energy from waste sector.

Visitors for the 2017 conference will benefit from unrivalled senior-level industry debate with an international audience of more than 250 of the sectors’ thought leaders and key decision makers.

Designed to support your professional learning and global network development, this year's conference programme is packed with policy updates, expert advice and market opportunities from a line-up of renowned international speakers.

Furthermore, a site visit to the fully-operational and recently-opened Greatmoor energy from waste facility will give delegates an exclusive opportunity to see for themselves how Buckinghamshire Council intends to thermally treat up to 300,000 tonnes of residual waste per annum.

An exhibition of leading suppliers and service providers will also run simultaneously alongside the two-day conference providing direct access for delegates to leading industrial technology and service specialists.

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A visit to a leading waste to energy plant is a highlight of the Energy from Waste conference. This site visit provides delegates with a unique opportunity to explore operational and technical issues in greater depth.

The Energy from Waste 2016 site visit will be at the Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park on Tuesday 23 February, with transport provided to and from central London to the plant.

Spaces are limited for the site visit to the Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park.

Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park is an exciting new facility which will deal with Milton Keynes’ black sack waste in a sustainable way - through a combination of dry recycling, gasification and dry anaerobic digestion technology.

Amey is working in partnership with Milton Keynes Council to develop the facility, which will bring together state-of-the-art mechanical treatment and heat energy recovery technologies to make the most of rubbish from households and businesses across the borough.

At the Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park, any unrecyclable waste unsuitable for anaerobic digestion – around 93,000 tonnes per year – is passed through the 7MW advanced thermal gasification treatment system.

The site will create enough energy to power the equivalent of 11,000 homes (and in turn reduce landfill to around 3% and provide Milton Keynes Council with a saving on its waste management bill over the coming years).

Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park received planning approval in July 2013 and construction is now well under way, with an expected completion of January 2016. Commissioning and rigorous testing periods will be carried out before it is fully operational in September 2016.

Exhibitors
An exhibition of leading suppliers and service providers will run simultaneously alongside the two-day conference providing direct access for delegates to leading industrial technology and service specialists.

Exhibitors at Energy from Waste Conference 2017 will be announced in September:

Exhibiting at the Energy from Waste Conference places your company in an exceptionally positive environment for business development and enables you to speak face-to-face with many of the waste to energy sector’s most influential and informed people.

Attracting an international, senior level audience from 26 countries in 2016, representing both established and emerging markets, the Energy from Waste Conference provides a unique opportunity for high-level networking and the development of serious business contacts.

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