VIC Trash To Treasure Tech Event

VIC Trash To Treasure Tech Event
**SOLD OUT** We can no longer afford to view waste as something to discard. Waste products are quickly being seen as useful resources or as a source of energy.

AWA VIC Trash to Treasure Technical Seminar

Thursday 14 March from 5:45-8:45pm 

WSP Melbourne
Level 15, 28 Freshwater Place, Southbank

Cost $44 for members/ employees of corporate members 
$77 for non-members
Registrations are open until Friday 11 March 5pm

The Trash to Treasure seminar will unveil how waste is currently being utilised as a source of energy or as a useful resource through sharing of innovative case studies. The seminar will look beyond the water industry for lessons learned and explore the interface the water industry has with other industries in this area. 


Registrations & refreshments
Official welcome
6:20-7:20PM Discussion of various case studies by speakers
7:20-7:40PM Refreshments & networking
7:40-8:20PM Panel discussion
8:20-Close Refreshments & networking

Aprilia Vellacott - Principal Process Engineer at Jacobs & AWA VIC Committee member


Jenelle Watson - Manager, Treatment and Resources, at Melbourne Water where she is responsible for the short and long-term planning for wastewater treatment plants, resource recovery and emissions reduction. In her current role, Jenelle has the opportunity to be part of developing and delivering Melbourne Water’s carbon emissions reduction pledge and developing the 2018 Melbourne Sewerage Strategy.

Bill Pemberton - Senior Project Scientist at Melbourne Water. He  developed the Waste to Resources plan for MWC, researched waste processes and wrote strategy reports for the reduction of waste generation. He was the project manager of the co-digestion project of external organics at MWC sewerage treatment plants and the reuse of over one million dry tonnes of biosolids from ETP.

Ian Donald - senior Project Manager at Yarra Valley Water who was responsible for delivering the Aurora Waste to Energy Plant in Wollert and is also involved in developing YVW’s future Waste to Energy Projects.

Craig Eyes - Director at Recovered Energy Australia with over  over 20 years’ international experience in the energy industry, including both private and government senior business development roles. Craig also worked within the Business and Industry Department for the Victorian government for 10 years assisting companies to invest and grow. His focus was in the energy industry particularly wind farms and bio-fuels.


Gokul Bharambe has been involved in a very ambitious project involving maximising carbon diversion to the advanced anaerobic digester with Thermal Hydrolysis Process, co-digestion with Fats Oils and Grease and food waste to maximise energy recovery and reduce biosolids produced. The plant also bridges the  water-energy-waste nexus by co-locating with a municipal solid waste management facility.  A world-first effort to close the water, energy, carbon, recyclables and biomass cycles at full city scales.

14/03/2019 5:45 PM - 14/03/2019 8:45 PM

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