Program the 21st and 22nd of October 2015

The international conference on “Waste-to-Energy in the circular economy” aims to connect leading experts, companies and top policy makers from across Europe in joint discussions about the future role of the Waste-to-Energy sectors in the context of the circular economy. How do we ensure complimentarity between WtE and material recycling? How can the Waste-to-Energy sector benefit from the circular economy? – These are some of the central questions to be discussed. The conference includes high-level key-note speeches, interactive workshop sessions, and B2B matchmaking.

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Program the 21st

10:00-10:30: Registration and coffee
10:30-10:40: Welcome
10:40-11:15: Keynote 1 – What is the ‘status quo’ of waste management and which developments shape the future? – Dr. Mervyn Jones, Director, Sustainable Global Resources

11:15-11:50: Keynote 2 – What implications does the circular economy have for future investments in WtE?
- Bettina Kamuk, Head of Dep. Waste-to-Energy, Ramboll & Chair of ISWA working group on Energy Recovery

11:50-12:25: Keynote 3 – Developments and trends shaping the future for Waste-to-Energy technology suppliers, – Dr. Edmund Fleck, President of ESWET & Managing Director of Martin GmbH

12:30-13:30: Lunch

13:30-15:30: Workshop sessions on the challenges of:

  1. Citizen attitudes and behaviours
  2. Biogas and organic waste
  3. Promoting high quality household waste recycling
  4. Creating impactful collaboration
  5. Integrating Waste-to-Energy in the smart energy system

15:30-16:00: Coffee break
16:00-17:20: Matchmaking and B2B sessions
17:20-17:30: Wrap-up and goodbye
19:00: Dinner at Restaurant BioMio, Halmtorvet 19

Program the 22st


Site visit tour A – Waste incineration and pretreatment of mixed household waste:

09.30 Pick up at Rambøll, Hannemanns Alle
10:00-10:05 Arrival at ARC
10:05-10:45 Welcome to ARC: Business areas & building projects (CopenHill and Sydhavn Recycling Centre)
10:45-10:50 Break
10:50-11:50 Tour of ARC´s W-to-E plant incl. Q&A
11:50 -12:50 Lunch
13.30 Drop off at Rambøll

Site visit tour B – Biogasification and organic waste:

9:15 Pick up at Rambøll, Hannemanns Allé
10:30 -12:30 Visit at Aikan
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:30 Bispebjerg Hospital
15:30 Drop off at Rambøll

Site visit tour C – Waste – a resource:

10:00 Pick up at Rambøll, Hannemanns Allé
10:30-12:30 Visit at House of Green, incl. lunch break
14:00-16:00 Visit at AffaldPlus
17:15 Drop off at Rambøll



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