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Monday 17 October

09.00 Registration opens

10.00 Welcome and opening remarks
Nicolai Bech, Founder, Standard Consult ApS; Denmark

10.15 Welcome address
Nigel Waldron, CEO, STEAG Power Minerals; UK


  • Internationalisation of the Fly Ash market - Can it now be considered a commodity?
  • Status of the other main products e.g. furnace bottom ash and gypsum
  • What alternative products may play a role - GGBS, lignite fly ash and others?

Moderator: Nicolai Bech, Founder, StandardConsult ApS; Denmark

Tshepiso Dumasi, Cement and Managing Director, Ashresources; South Africa
Petri Vallius, Project Manager, Fatec Oy; Finland
Fernando Caldas Viera, Engineer, EDP; Portugal

12.30 Networking lunch

13.30 Country report - Poland
Rafal Majdan, Development and Marketing Director, EDF Ekoserwis; Poland

14.00 IMO requirements for safe transport of bulk materials and by-product trade made easy
Peter Todd, Director, ADAM Chartering; UK

14.30 Status of CCPs in EU member states and impact of Circular Economy
Hans-Joachim Feuerborn, Secretary General, The European Coal Combustion Products Association (ECOBA)

15.00 Questions and discussion

15.15 Networking refreshment break

15.45 Export of fly ash from South Africa
Tshepisio Dumasi, Cement and Managing Director, Ashresources; South Africa

16.15 Introduction of the WIN organization for marketing Industrial Byproducts
Thomas Kaczmarek, CEO, WIN eV; Germany
16.45 Questions and discussion

17.00 Close of Day One

18.00 Conference dinner

Tuesday 18 October

09.00 Welcome coffee

09.30 The gypsum situation in Bulgaria, past and present
Bisera Stoeva, Commercial Analyst, AES; Bulgaria

10.00 Another way to handle Biomass ashes, economic and Corporate Social Responsibility
Nicolai Bech, HOFOR; Denmark

10.30 Fly ash situation in Finland and Fatec Ltd sustainable technology
Petri Vallius, Project Manager, Fatec OY; Finland

11.00 Networking refreshment break

11.30 Surschiste’s long experience of ashdrying
Abbas Hazime, Technical Manager, Surschiste; France

12.00 Triboelectrostatic beneficiation of land filled fly ash
Lewis Baker, European Technical Support Manager, Separation Technologies LLC; USA

12.30 Questions and discussion

12.45 Networking lunch and close of conference