OWL Live NI

13 October Titanic Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Northern Irish Waste Expo 2021 has now concluded.

New programme for OWL Live NI to follow soon.

Supported by CIWM Northern Ireland and Ireland

13 – 14 October 2021

Titanic Centre, Belfast

4.5 hours of CPD from CILT. Please, email Ellena Edwards at Ellena.Edwards@ciltuk.org.uk

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