2018 EEC/WTERT Bi-Annual Conference

Sustainable Waste Management: The Forefront of Innovation

October 4th & 5th, 2018

The City College of New York

Hosted by EEC|CCNY

P: (212) 650-6679    F: (212) 650-7900

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10/04/2018 09:00 AM
10/05/2018 12:00 PM
America/New_York
2018 EEC/WTERT Bi-Annual Conference
Sustainable Waste Management: The Forefront of Innovation
The City College of New York
EEC|CCNY
mcastaldi@ccny.cuny.edu

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


OCTOBER 4TH, 2018

Session 1: 09.00 – 11.00

Opening Plenary

  • Professor Marco J. Castaldi – CCNY (welcome)
  • Cristina Garcia – NYC Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
  • Henrietta Goddard, Research Analyst – Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Commissioner Kathryn Garcia – Department of Sanitation of New York
  • Paul Davison – Proteus

Break: 11.00 - 11.15

Session 2: 11.15 – 12.30

  • Findings from several interviews and interactions with waste professionals across the US.
    • Cole Rosengren – Senior Editor, Waste Dive
  • Waste flow methodology.
    • Demetra Tsiamis – Associate Director, EEC|CCNY
  • Efforts in the chemical industry to reduce plastic waste getting to the refuse stream and going to LF.
    • Craig Cookson – American Chemistry Council
  • Ecopark for NYC including WTE.
    • Prof. Hilary Brown, CCNY Architecture

Lunch: 12.45 – 13.30 @ CCNY provided to attendees

Session 3: 13.30 – 15.30

  • Trash to treasure: climate and community benefits from sustainable resource recovery in upstate New York.
    • Dereth Glance, Executive Director, Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Co-combustion of MSW and WWTP sludge: Indaver as a model for NYC.
    • Prof. Carlo Vandecasteele – University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Global activities and projects of CNIM regarding sustainable waste management.
    • Christophe Cord’Homme – CNIM
  • French perspective on waste management and valorization.
    • Distinguished Prof. Ange Nzihou – Ecole des Mines/University of Toulouse, France
  • Thermal processing and other waste management methods in cities similar to NYC's size.
    • Prof. Costas Velis – WtERT/UK
  • A case study of gasification CHP in northern Italy in the European context and comparison to traditional combustion systems.
    • Prof. Marco Baratieri – Libera Università di Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

Break 15.30 – 15.45

Session 4: 15.45 – 17.00

  • Presentation.
    • Steve Simmons – GBB
  • Metal recovery from landfill mining of ash.
    • Brent Dubois – LabUSA
  • Chilean perspective on waste management and recent actions taken.
    • Prof. Alex Godoy – Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile
  • WTE efforts in Canada.
    • Prof. Jean-Michel Lavoie – University of Sherbrooke
  • EEC|CCNY Activities.
    • Prof. Marco J. Castaldi – CCNY

Session 5: 17.00 – 18.00

  • Poster Session & Cocktail Hour

Gala Dinner: 18.20 – 21.00

  • ASME Award Program
  • ASME MER / Research Committee 50 Year Anniversary Tribute - Tony Licata
  • Presentation of the Conference Award

OCTOBER 5TH, 2018

Session 6: 09.00 – 10.30

  • Global WtERT Council (GWC).
    • Prof. Nickolas ThemelisGWC Chair
  • WtERT Research at Columbia University.
    • Prof. A.C. (Thanos) BourtsalasColumbia University
  • Progress of WTE technologies in China.
    • Prof. HuangZhejiang University, China
  • TBD
    • Dr. Ralf  Koralewska Director R&D / Technology, MARTIN GmbH
  • TBD
    • Mr. Bruce Howie, P.E., Vice President, Professional Associate, HDR Inc.

Break: 10.30 – 11.00

Session 7: 11.0012.00

  • Movement toward circular economy and E.U. waste management regulation.
    • Prof. Maria LoizidouNational Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Need for sustainable waste management in Colombia.
    • Gabriel Naranjo Pizano and Enrique Posada RestrepoWtERT/Colombia
  • Presentation 3TBD

Wrap-up: 12.00 – 12.30

Registration Information

Categories Advance (before Sept. 10th) Regular (after Sept. 10th)
Professionals $300 $350
Students $30 $30
  • Student packages do not include the Gala Dinner.
  • Students must provide a valid and current student ID.
  • Payment must be received before September 10th for early registration.

Payment Method 1: CHECK made to EEC|CCNY. There will be no processing fee if "EEC|CCNY/Conference" is written in the memo.

Payment Method 2: CREDIT CARD. Follow this link.


Online Registration Form

* A valid and current student ID is required for check-in.


Hotel Information

Accomodations are available at CCNY and government rates:

ALOFT HARLEM |

2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10027, United States | (212) 749-4000

HOTEL BEACON NYC |

2130 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, United States | (800) 572-4969


Sponsors

ASME Material and Energy Recovery Division
Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
The City College of New York
The Grove School of Engineering - CCNY