Purple seminar programme day one


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Day one – 1 July

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Time Topic and speakers
10:00 – 10:55 Operational performance – additives and plant stability
  Chair: Dr Hugh Bulson, Managing Director, ORA
Jørgen Fink, Country Manager, Xergi
Dr Thomas Fritz, Project Manager, Schaumann BioEnergy
Britt Nilsson, Senior Application Specialist, Kemira Kemi AB
11:00 – 11:55 Operational performance – innovation and process
  Chair: to be announced
Stirling Paatz, Director, New Generation Biogas
Oliver Vigano, International Business Development Manager, Schmack Biogas GmbH
Alastair James Ward, Adjunkt, Institute for Ingeniørvidenskab (in collaboration with Landia)
Chris Brown, Application Manager, Uponor
Gary Jones, Technical Director, Langage Farm
12:00 – 12:55 Developing bioresources through AD
  Chair: Dr Adrian Higson, Executive: Lead Consultant Biobased Products, NNFCC
            Professor Christopher Rayner, Technical Director, C-Capture
Steve Broome, Business Development, CPI
Phil Scott, Technical Director – Waste Group, AMEC
John Williams, Principal Soil Scientist, Soils and Nutrients Team, ADAS UK
13:00 – 14:00 Break
14:00 – 14:55 AD within the water sector 
  Dr Donna Rawlinson, Project Manager, Northumbrian Water
15:00 – 15:55 Biomethane production – connecting to the gas grid and upgrading technology
  Chair: Stuart Easterbrook, Replace and Extend Stakeholder Delivery Manager, National Grid
Joost Lötters, CTO, Bronkhorst High-Tech BV
Jon Harris, UK Manager, Malmberg
Kevin Fernandes, Sales Manager, IMSPEX Diagnostics
Richard Goodfellow, Partner and Head of Energy & Utilities Markets, Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Dr Will Mezzullo, Associate Director, Future Biogas
16:00 – 16:55 How will the biomethane market evolve?
  Chair: Ruth Murray, Head of Energy & Waste Ashfords LLP 
Kenneth Davies, Manager for Agriculture, Calor Gas
Jim York, Vice President, GoGreen EMEA, DHL Supply Chain
Tony Griffiths, UK Sales Manager, Gas Alliance Group
Will Llewellyn, Director, Red Kite Management
David Hurren, Business Unit Manager, Air Liquide