Siemens helps energy from waste sector plan for tomorrow
Published: 9 June 2015 - Marianne Evans
Siemens UK & Ireland will be hosting its second biannual Energy from Waste Conference: Planning for Tomorrow at The Crystal in London on 16th June. The event will see industry figures and government representatives discuss key industry challenges and will take a look at the technology and designs shaping the sector now, and in the future.
This year’s event is being run in association with the Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) with speakers including CIWM’s chief executive officer, Steve Lee and Juergen Maier, chief executive officer for Siemens PLC.
Dr Alan Whitehead MP, Fellow of the Institute of Waste Management will be delivering a key note address regarding the policy landscape. Government representatives will also join senior management from across Siemens UK & Ireland, BH EnergyGap, KPMG, Ecolateral, Viridor, AmeyCespa to address attendees at this year’s event.
Confirmed speakers are: Peter Jones OBE, director – Ecolateral, Keith Riley, chief executive officer - BH EnergyGap, Phil Piddington, chief operating officer – Viridor, Darryl Murphy, Partner - KPMG, Juergen Maier, chief executive officer - Siemens PLC, Steve Lee, chief executive officer - Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, Gavin Lawrenson, technical director - Amey Cespa, Mike Houghton, managing director - Siemens Process Industries & Drives and Carl Ennis, managing director - Siemens Power & Gas, Power Generation Services.
George Giles from Siemens UK & Ireland commented: “With a new government in place and ever evolving energy policies, this event is designed to take a fresh look at the energy from waste landscape. As well as hearing the views of industry experts on the issues shaping the market and how the UK can prepare for the future by embracing design and technology, the conference provides the perfect platform for sharing best practice. Siemens is committed to supporting industry through the continuous development of services and solutions and through the Planning for Tomorrow event, where we are able to talk and listen to those in the field, we’re able to do just that.”
Steve Lee, CEO of the CIWM added, “We are delighted to be hosting this event with Siemens - which comes at a critical time for the development of the energy from waste sector. We need long term certainty in our policy making - and we are calling for government support so we have consistency, especially when it comes to investment decisions. Critically we will be discussing the need to create the right regulatory balance to encourage growth and sustainable business development.”
Engaging positively in policy development for resources and wastes at a European level, Energy from Waste: Planning for Tomorrow is open to professionals across the sector, such as owner operators, technology providers, system integrators, EPCs and consultants.