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ADBA Autumn Members’ Meeting 2019

10 October 2019

12:30pm – 7:00pm

Ashfords LLP, London

1 New Fetter Ln, Holborn, London EC4A 1AN

Join us for the Autumn Members' Meeting. 

10th October 2019

Ashfords LLP, London

Register to attend HERE

*This free event is for ADBA members only. Limited places available. 


12:30 – 13:30         Lunch and registration

13:30 – 13:45         Welcome and introduction

                             Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA                                                                   

13:45 – 13:55         ADBA Policy Strategy update

Update on our vision for the industry and what we are trying to achieve to help create a supportive policy framework in which the industry can deliver its full potential.

                             Rebecca Thompson, Senior Policy Manager, ADBA

13:55 – 14:05         Policy update

Update on the current policy environment for the industry, including the need for good capacity data to support the delivery of consistent food waste collection

                             Viktoryia Nestserava, Policy Manager, ADBA

14:05 – 14:15         Delivering at the forefront of industry standards           

Presentation on best practice in the industry, how ADCS can help improve plant standards and performance, and an introduction to the ADBA training offer.

Sam Hinton, Technical Manager, ADBA

14:15 – 14:30         RHI closure consultation    

Presentation on the RHI closure consultation and brainstorming session in groups on tables about key issues

14:30 – 14:50         Green Gas Mechanism Consultation

Presentation on the commitment to increasing green gas in the grid and brainstorming session in groups on tables about key industry needs for a new policy                                                                                                                                                            

Rebecca Thompson, Heat Strategy, Senior Policy Advisor, BEIS

14:50 – 15:00                                                                                                                                     

Rebecca Williams, Ashfords LLP

15:00 – 15:20         Refreshments                                                                                                           

15:20 – 15:40         Preparing for Brexit

Update on government tools available to help you prepare. Table discussions on major concerns and how we as an industry can best prepare.                           

Nick Primmer, Policy and Market Analyst, ADBA

15:40 – 16:00         Food systems and our role within them: decarbonising agriculture

Exploration of where AD fits into a sustainable food system and what are role is in helping the agricultural sector achieve Net Zero by 2040.

                             Jonathan Scurlock, Chief Advisor, Renewable Energy and Climate Change, NFU

16:00 – 16:20         What are you doing with your digestate?

Interactive session to better understand how digestate is being used in the industry, is there a market and are new innovations being adopted.

David Tompkins, AquaEnviro                                        

16:20 – 16:40         Quality Protocols Review

                             Presentation on the quality protocol review and implications for operators and supply chain with Q&A                                                                                                                                 

16:40 – 19:00         Please join us for networking drinks

19:00                     Event Close

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