Northern Ireland Waste Expo 2021

Supported by CIWM Northern Ireland and Ireland

13 – 14 October 2021

Titanic Centre, Belfast

13 October

14:00: Exhibitor set up – Titanic Suite

15:00: Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality – Round Table Debate – sponsored by Dennis Eagle, Britannic Suite, Titanic Centre

Short and long-term solutions to reduce harmful emissions from HGVs’. Attendees: exhibitors and senior council officials City of London, Belfast City Council, North Ards and Down Council, Veolia (invite only)

15:00: Welcome and protocol – Ann-Marie Knegt, Creative Director Visie Communications

15:05: Cleaner Air in the Square Mile – Jon Averns, Director of Markets & Consumer Protection, City of London

  • Find out why appropriate regulatory powers are required.
  • Discover the importance of collaboration to create opportunities for climate action.
  • Find out how the City of London Corporation’s role in supporting innovation and research.

15:20 – 16:30: Debate

16:30: Close

18:00: Drinks reception – Sponsored by Dennis Eagle, Titanic Hotel

19:00: Dinner, Titanic Hotel

19:00: Welcome by Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, Chairman of OWL, Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality

22:00: Carriages

For dinner and conference tickets, please, contact Jason Pidgeon.

14 October

07:00: Exhibitor set-up

09:00 – 10:00: Registration, coffee and exhibition viewing, outside vehicle area viewing

10:00 – 10:15: Welcome and introduction on behalf of CIWM NI

Neil Mcauley, Chair, CIWM NI

10:15 – 10:30: Welcome and introduction on behalf of OWL

Barry Sheerman, MP for Huddersfield, Chairman of the OWL Partnership

10:30 – 11:00: OWL Clean Air Project updateWhat is the purpose of OWL?

Jason Airey, MD of CMS SupaTrak

  • Learn how to integrate the equipment and services of all the OWL partners into one common platform
  • Discover how transition technologies and long-term vehicle energy solutions can work for your organisation
  • Find out how OWL and the Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality can help you reach zero emissions at point-of-use and become carbon

11:00 – 11:30: Break and exhibition viewing

11:30 – 12:00: In-cab air quality

Kevin Barcroft, Academy Training Manager, Biffa, Simply Waste

  • Discover which people are most overlooked in the air-quality debate
  • How bad is the air quality issue, and what steps operators can adopt to protect their workforce
  • Find out about the latest results of an important trial

12:00 – 12:30: Acting now on local authority vehicle fleet emissions

Nathan Wilson, Account & Market Development Manager, UK & Republic of Ireland, Allison Transmission

  • Learn about available transitional technologies
  • Find out what can be achieved when you apply the latest technology in support of your serving community
  • Learn how to achieve a return on investment of between 4-12 months on your refuse recycling vehicles

12:30 – 13:00: Local standards to global issues – tackling the impact of RCVs on our cities  

Glen Davies, Transport and Logistics Specialist, AtoH Solutions 

  • Gain an insight into the HGV and its contribution to toxic emissions and air pollution
  • Understand why UK cities are under pressure to cut air pollution levels
  • Get up to date on which UK cities have implemented, or are planning, stringent Clean Air Zones

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch and exhibtion viewing

14:00-14:30: Biomethane: the alternative transport fuel

David McKee, Chief Technical Officer, Granville Eco Park

  • Gain insight into the possibilities and benefits in connecting food waste, transport fuelling, circular economy and more for your business
  • Learn about renewable biomethane/CNG fuelling for fleets
  • Stay ahead of environmental legislation and keep up with customer expectations

14:30 – 15:00: Smarter with fuel – reducing emissions and improving fleet performance

Kevin O’Sullivan, Sales Director, Thomas Group

  • Learn to look after your current fleet – the here and now
  • Find out about fuel injection, fuel filtration, fuel quality and their effects
  • Gain insight into fuel trials and case studies.
  • Learn how we can make a difference in our fleet’s performance

15:00 – 15:30: eCollect update – in-service vehicle and performance

Andy Graves, Product Marketing Manager, Dennis Eagle

  • Learn how the eCollect has an optimal vehicle range combined with an advantageous payload with no compromise of diesel performance 
  • Discover how the eCollect can create carbon emission and ultra-fine particulate savings for your fleet 
  • Find out about the operational benefits of the eCollect 

15:30-15:45: Transitioning and innovating towards electric for City of London operations

Vince Dignam, Business and Performance Manager, City of London Corporation

  • Learn what the City is implementing as alternative technology for its operational vehicles
  • See what the infrastructure and safety requirements are when adopting new technology
  • Discover how the CoL is faring on its net-zero journey

15:45-16:15: Panel discussion: clean propulsion and transition technologies – identifying easy wins for NI fleet operators

Chaired by Ann-Marie Knegt, Creative Director, Visie Communications/ Editor, Fleet Vision International

·       Jason Airey, MD, CMS SupaTrak

·       Glen Davies, Transport and Logistics Specialist, AtoH Solutions

·       Nathan Wilson, Account & Market Development Manager, UK & Republic of Ireland, Allison Transmission

·       David McKee, Chief Technical Officer, Granville Eco Park

·       Andy Graves, Product Marketing Manager, Dennis Eagle

·       Vince Dignam, Business and Performance Manager, City of London Corporation

·       Kevin O’Sullivan, Sales Director, Thomas Diesel & Distribution

·       Alain Haire, MD,  Manvik Hire

·       Gordon Boyd, Owner and Managing Director, GB Assoicates 

·       Jeff Shaw, Fleet Manager, North Ards and Down Council

·       Kevin Barcroft, Academy Training Manager, Simply Waste/Biffa

16:15: Close of conference

Neil McCauley, Chair, CIWM, NI