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25th International Conference 2009

"Energy from Waste"


plus postage: Ireland - 2.60

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Welcoming Address
Mr Matt Murphy, Director, Sherkin Island Marine Station, Sherkin Island, Co. Cork.

Opening Address
Cllr. Noel Harrington, Mayor of the County of Cork, Cork County Council, County Hall, Cork, Ireland (no printed paper)

"Waste in Ireland: Past Trends, Future Projections"
Dr. John Curtis, Environmental Research & Assessment, Office of Environmental Assessment, Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle Estate, Co. Wexford, Ireland.

"Understanding the Energy Benefits from Materials and Discards Management"
Ms. Susan Thorneloe & O. Kaplan, US EPA, Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, NC, USA .

"An Environmental Perspective on Energy from Waste in the UK"
Mr. Alex Kirby, Former BBC Environmental Correspondent, UK.

"Anaerobic Digestion - Turning Organic Waste into a Resource"
Prof. Charles Banks, Professor of Environmental Biotechnology, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment,
University of Southampton, UK.

"Energy from Anaerobic Digestion - An Opportunity for Rural Communities"
Ms. Vicky Heslop, Methanogen Ltd., Tooracuragh, Ballymacarbry, Co. Waterford, Ireland.

"Energy from Waste in the UK - An Overview"
Dr. Martin Bigg, Head of Industry Regulation, Environment Agency, Bristol, UK.

"An Overview of Energy from Waste in Switzerland"
Mr. Pierre Ammann, President of the Swiss Waste Management Association, Switzerland.

"Not So Fast: An Environmental View of Why Racing to Burn Is Not the Answer"
Mr. Eric A. Goldstein, New York Urban Program Director, National Resources Defense Council (NDRC), New York, USA.

"Environmental advantages of Energy-from-Waste in an Integrated Solid Waste Management System"
Mr. John G. Waffenschmidt, Vice President, Environmental Science & Community Affairs, Covanta Energy Corporation, NJ, USA.

"The 'B' balance - Bury, Burn, Bring Back - The financial dynamic between landfill, incineration and recycling"
Mr. Brendan Keane, Managing Director, Immark (Ireland) Ltd., Dublin, Ireland.

"Processing Waste to Manufacture a High Quality Fuel - An Intensive Energy User's Perspective"
Mr. David Tobin, Project Manager, Lagan Cement, Landsdown Cement Works, Killaskillen, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath, Ireland.

"Power Generation in Ireland using Landfill Gas: Today and Tomorrow"
Mr. Eamonn Rogers, General Manager, Bioverda Power Systems, Co. Dublin, Ireland.

Speakers' CVs & Abstracts

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