Time (IST)Presentations 
08.30Registration, Coffee & Networking
Opening Session
09.30Mary Coughlan, Master of Ceremonies
09.40 Welcome
Tony Breton, Chairperson, Cré
09.50Ministerial Address:
Eamon Ryan T.D., Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Minister for Transport

10.10Update on Biomethane Developments in Europe
Lucile Sever, Policy Officer of the European Biogas Association
10.25Biowaste & Carbon Policies
Riccardo Gambini, EU Policy Officer – Environmental and Agricultural Affairs, European Compost Network
11.00Coffee and Networking in Exhibition Area
11.30 Update on the Renewable Heat Obligation & the National Biomethane Strategy
Niamh Hamill, Assistant Principal Officer, Department of the Environment, Climate, Communications
11.45 Update on Biowaste Policies to Meet the EU Municipal Recycling Target of 50% by 2025
Philip Nugent, Assistant Secretary, Department of the Environment, Climate, Communications
12.00 The New Bioeconomy Action Plan for Ireland
Patrick Barrett, Agricultural Inspector, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
12.15 Discussion Panel: 5.7twh Target of Biomethane by 2030, Are We Able to Meet this Target?
Can the technology supply chain meet the demand for the new plants?
Where is the feedstock for the plants going to come from?
Is there the technical expertise of people to manage the plants?
What are the practical constraints to adapt exiting and built new biogas plants
Is EPA licensing required for farm based plants?
What size does the plants need to be?

Moderator: Ben Martin

Richard Kennedy, CEO of CarbonAMS
Padraig Fleming, Biomethane Programme Manager, Gas Networks Ireland
Anne Lucey, Senior Manager in the Circular Economy Waste Authorisation, Environmental Protection Agency
David McDonnell, Director, Green Gas AD Plant
Jackie Cahill, Fianna Fail, Chairperson of the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Agriculture and the Marine
Dr. Ciara Beausang is a Research Officer in Anaerobic Digestion at Teagasc
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Biogenic CO2- A Beginners Guide
Julian Beatty, Managing Director, Nova Q
14.20 Experience of Processing Biowaste in a Dry Anaerobic Digestion Plant
Morten Brøgger Kristensen, Chief Technology Officer, Solum, Denmark
14.40 Q&A
15.00 Is Everything Fine?
15.00 Current status – Cré Feedstocks Data 2021,
Percy Foster, Cré
Zero Waste Europe Report on Role of Material Recovery and Biological Treatment,
Dr Dominic Hogg, Equanimator
Challenges and the Future for Operations of Organic Fines in Ireland,
Tim Duggan, Managing Director, Enrich

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