Conference Day One: Monday, 28 November 2016

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM Registration, refreshments and networking

09:00 AM - 09:30 AM KEYNOTE SPEECH: Providing an update on be’ah Oman’s future waste-to-energy project plans

Mohamed Al Harthy, Executive Vice President, Strategic Development, Oman Environmental Services Holding Co. SAOC – be’ah, Oman

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Mohamed Al Harthy

Executive Vice President, Strategic Development
Oman Environmental Services Holding Co. SAOC – be’ah, Oman

09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Outlining how the region can improve its waste management strategies by implementing recycling methods to divert waste from landfills

Mohamad Quraishi, Managing Director - Technical Projects Department, Bee’ah Sharjah, UAE
  • Exploring the steps countries in the GCC have taken in trying to divert municipal solid waste from landfills
  • Examining the potential for landfill remediation in the region t o provide major insights into the feasibility studies
  • Establishing the feasibility and opportunity for site redevelopment and reduction of landfills in the region

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Mohamad Quraishi

Managing Director - Technical Projects Department
Bee’ah Sharjah, UAE

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Gasification of Waste – A Proven And Commercialised EfW Technology Solution

Dr. Rifat Chalabi, Chairman & CEO, Chinook sciences group
-Technology review
-Reviewing existing facilities & applications
-Exploring future opportunities and developments

Dr. Rifat Chalabi

Chairman & CEO
Chinook sciences group

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM CASE STUDY: Assessing the success factors that led to Qatar building the first waste-to-energy plant in the GCC

Municipal solid waste posed serious challenges for Qatar as one of the world’s growing economies, due to its growing population, urbanisation and economic growth. Learn from the successful implementation of waste-to-energy projects in Qatar. This session will highlight the vital stages when deciding to build a project on waste-to energy and the relevant areas of financing and ensuring minimal emission when converting
waste-to-energy.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Coffee and networking break

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Exploring the expectations and opportunities of investing in waste-to-energy in Egypt

Sherif A. Moustafa, Engineering Advisor / Associated Professor Faculty of Engineering, the Egyptian Council of Ministers / October 6 University
  • Discussing the opportunity of waste-to-energy projects in Egypt
  • Exploring the technology opportunities available in Egypt’s future waste management projects

Sherif A. Moustafa

Engineering Advisor / Associated Professor Faculty of Engineering
the Egyptian Council of Ministers / October 6 University

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Technology in Waste to Energy Cranes

Senior Representative , TBC, KONE Cranes
Latest technologies offered on cranes

Senior Representative

TBC
KONE Cranes

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Exploring the effects of waste management projects on the region’s economy

Nagwa Elkarawy, Waste Management Environmental Expert, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), UAE
  • Analysing the environmental and economic implications associated with the waste-to-energy processes of municipal waste
  • Exploring the how the construction of waste-to-energy projects will impact the GCC’s gross domestic product

Nagwa Elkarawy

Waste Management Environmental Expert
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), UAE

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Reviewing the plans for power and water capacity development in Oman

Brian Wood, Director, Planning & Economics Department, Oman Power and Water Procurement, Oman
Highlighting updates on the power project with a generation capacity of 800 megawatts in the Muscat region to meet the growing demand for electricity

Brian Wood

Director, Planning & Economics Department
Oman Power and Water Procurement, Oman

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Exploring landfill gas to electricity project in Ras Al Khaimah

Sonia Y. Nasser, Technical Director, Government of Ras al Khaimah Waste Management Authority

Sonia Y. Nasser

Technical Director
Government of Ras al Khaimah Waste Management Authority

2:00 PM - 11:59 PM Networking lunch

2:00 PM - 11:59 PM Close of conference