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ADBA Members Meeting | Autumn 2023

10 October, 2023 12:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Bristol

Please note: registration is mandatory to attend. Fill-in the registration form below.

This free, member-only event will give updates on latest policy, markets and technology developments in the anaerobic digestion and bioresources industry. Join us in-person and see live presentations. Engage directly with government, operators, experts and ADBA’s policy and technical specialists. Attendees will have time to network face-to-face with each other. Come to the meeting to get your hard-copy of ADBA’s Policy Report as well as — courtesy of our venue host Ashfords LLP — free lunch, snacks and drinks.

ADBA analysts will share insight industry trends backed-up by the ADBA Policy Report and ADBA Plant Database. Government’s Department for Energy Security and Net Zero will present biomethane’s role in the recently released Biomass Strategy, with indicators for the post-GGSS market mechanism. The renowned market research company Ipsos will shed light on energy and environment policies and public views on these. ADBA’s external affairs  advisor will discuss strategy over this election year. You’ll hear from ADBA’s new Technical Support Manager on plant operations and improving efficiency. ADBA’s Chair, Chris Huhne, will moderate the discussions.


Agenda (all times BST)

12:30 to 1:30pm — Lunch

1:30 to 4:30pm — Presentations

Opening remarks

Chris Huhne
Chair, ADBA

Welcome from Ashfords LLP

Jonathan Croley
Partner, Ashfords LLP

Policy and market update: ADBA Policy Report and ADBA Database of AD Plants

Wasundara Doradeniya and Emilie Weiner
Analysts at ADBA

Biomass Strategy and AD 

George Lowe
Senior Policy Advisor, Biomethane Team

Dr Anna Mikis
Senior Policy Lead

Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, UK Government

Public Opinion, Net Zero and AD

Rachel Brisley, Head of Energy and Environment, Ipsos

Lobbying for AD: nationally and locally

Alice Stephens
External Affairs Advisor, ADBA

Plant operations and optimising efficiency

Flávio Ascenco
Technical Support Manager, ADBA

Insights on health & safety

Bertie Traill, Senior Process Engineer, SLR Consulting

ADBA Working Groups: Updates and How to Get Involved

Wasundara Doradeniya and Emilie Weiner
Analysts at ADBA

EfW Inclusion in UK ETS Scheme: Implications for AD

Dominic Hogg, Director, Equanimator

(includes breaks for networking)

16:30 to 6:00pm — Networking drinks


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