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Bi-annual Meeting of the Global WTERT Council 2016

6.10. - 7.10.2016, Columbia University, New York, USA

It may be preceded, on Wednesday October 5, by a one-day meeting of the Materials and Energy (MER) Division of ASME, that will be hosted by WTERT-CCNY at the City College of New York.

Program

WTERT 2016 Bi-annual Meeting, Day One: Thursday, October 6, 2016

Time
Speaker or Event
Subject
Speaker affiliation
8:30
Continental Breakfast
Lobby of Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Research Center (Sponsored by HRD Engineering)

9:00
Nickolas Themelis
Introduction to WTERT 2016 –The onset of Anthropocene and the disposition of municipal solid wastes (MSW)
Director, EEC-Columbia; Chair, GWC
9:20
Stephen Jones
Looking into the future of the U.S. WTE industry)
CEO, Covanta Energy
9:40
Chen Xiaoping
The 21st century Chinese WTE industry
CEO, China Everbright International
10:00
Julia Watsford
Role of WTE in sustainable waste management
VP, Strategic Planning, Wheelabrator Technologies
10:20
Kathryn Garcia
Managing the MSW of a megacity

Commissioner, Dept. of Sanitation, New York City
10:40
Coffee break
Lobby of Davis Auditorium


11:00Antonis MavropoulosThe 4th Industrial Revolution and the future of waste managementPresident, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)
11:20Lighea SpezialeThe role of WTE in Circular EconomySenior Analyst, Confederation of European WTE Plants (CEWEP)
12:10Ron GonenCorporations for resource recoveryPresident, Closed Loop Fund, Inc.
12:30David BidermanA national waste management policy for the U.S? Obstacles and opportunities.Executive Director, Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
12:50-14:00Lunch
14:00Craig CooksonAdvocacy to advance the recovery of nonrecycled plastics (NRP)Director, Recycling & Energy Recovery,
American Chemistry Council
14:20Helmut RechbergerOne-year monitoring of biogenic and fossil carbon emissions from WTE plants in AustriaDirector, Waste and Resource Management Center, Technical University of Vienna
14:40Victor de Avila RuedaThe SACYR integrated waste management in Spain and potential for application in the U.S.Director, Strategy and Development, SACYR, Spain and U.S.A.
15:00Peter ChromecIncreasing energy and materials recovery from WTE while keeping capital cost downSenior Sales Director, Hitachi Zosen Inova, Switzerland
15:20Ralf Koralewska Martin technologies for the futureSenior Research Engineer, Martin GmbH, Germany
15:40Coffee breakLobby of Davis Auditorium
16:00Qunxing HuangGrowth of the Circulating Fluid Bed WTE in ChinaProfessor, Inst. Thermal Process Eng. Zhejiang University, China; WTERT-China
16:20Joost BoggemannAdvances in the Inashco metals recovery processVP, Inashco, Netherlands and U.S.A.
16:40Ljupka ArsovaProspects for anaerobic digestion in the U.S.Senior Consultant, GBB, Inc., U.S.A.
17:00Marco CastaldiResearch efforts to advance sustainable waste managementDirector, Earth Engineering Center, City College of New York
17:20Dan Pellowitz

Palm Beach County experience with PB-REF#1

WTE plant and building PB-REF#2

Managing Director, Palm Beach County Solid Waste Authority, Florida; SWA is recipient of 2016 WTERT Award


WTERT 2016 Meeting - Day Two: Friday, October 7, 2016

Time
Speaker or event
Subject
Speaker affiliation
8:30
Continental breakfast
Lobby of Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Research Center

9:00
Stefano Consonni
Waste management research in Italy
Head, WTERT-Italy
9:20
Werner Bauer
Waste management progress in Germany and Eastern Europe
Director, WTERT-Germany
9:40
Stuart Wagland
Thermal Treatment of MSW in the U.K.
Professor, Cranfield University, U.K.
10:00
Yong-Chil Seo
Waste management practice and research in Korea
Professor, Yonsei University,. Korea
10:20
Coffee break
Lobby of Davis Auditorium

10:40
Sunil Kumar
Waste management in India
NEERI; Vice Pres. WTERT-India
10:55Sergio GuerreiroWaste management in BrazilHead, WTERT-Brazil
11:10Alex GodoyWaste management in Chile and Latin AmericaUniv. del Desarollo, Chile; Head, WTERT-Chile
11:25Kostas AravossisWTE opportunities in Greece and the BalkansNational Technical University of Athens; Head, WTERT-Greece
11:40Nelson Remulla
The newest WTERT national member: Philippines

WTERT-Philippines
11:50A.C. (Thanos) Bourtsalas -
Daniele Coppola
Resource recovery from WTE residues - Dry discharge systemsColumbia University, WTERT-Columbia – Magaldi Power (Italy and U.S.)
12:10AllQuestions, Answers, Discussion on all subjects discussed at Meeting
13:00End of Conference





http://www.seas.columbia.edu/earth/wtert/
Organizer: Global WTERT Council (GWC)




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