, , April 17-18, 2018

Ash Trade Europe Conference & Exhibition 2018

COUNTDOWN TO THE EVENT

 

Welcome to Ash Trade Europe Conference & Exhibition 2018!

 
 
 
 
 

Navigating the complexities of the coal and other combustion by-products markets is a challenge and the pressure to find new opportunities is increasing.

The 11th edition of the AshTrade global series to be held in Poznan, Poland on April 17-18, 2018 is expected to attract participants in Europe and beyond, who will focus on the business, logistics and technical challenges and opportunities in the coal combustion by-products sector.

 

 

WHY
ATTEND?

  • Analyzing market perspectives
  • Having a competitive outlook on the market
  • Exploring environmental performance management improvements
  • Finding business opportunities
  • Discussing efficiency, innovation, new developments
  • Developing technology, operations and best practice management 

WHO SHOULD
ATTEND?

  • Power generation
  • Fly ash trading
  • Gypsum trading
  • Shippers & logistics
  • Bulk handling
  • Beneficiation technology
  • Cement and lime manufacturers
  • Concrete ready-mix
  • Road & construction
  • Landfill & reclamation
  • Sustainability specialists
  • Government officials, regulatory bodies

PROGRAM

 
 
 
 
 

DAY 1 PROGRAM

Tuesday, April 17

Registration

8:00AM - 9:00AM

Welcome and introduction

9:00AM - 9:15AM

SESSION 1 Global picture

  • Power plant coal combustion forecast
  • Cement Industry: Global perspective and outlook
  • Supplementary materials usage in cement and concrete overview
  • European standards & regulations: status and impact on ashes usage and trade
9:15AM - 10:30AM

COFFEE BREAK

10:30AM - 11:00AM

SESSION 2 HANDLING & LOGISTICS

  • New legislation on the fly ash transportation and its impact on the sector
  • Fly ash separation and handling technologies
  • Ash management from an utility perspective
  • Ash storage, handling & blending
  • Fly ash processing equipment and technologies
11:00AM - 12:30PM

LUNCH

12:30PM - 13:30PM

SESSION 3A SHIPPING & TRADE

  • Dry Bulk: Market overview, freights and forecasts
  • Environmental legislation in shipping – a challenge and an opportunity
  • Slag seaborne trade: main trading regions and transportation options
  • 13:30PM - 15:30PM

SESSION 3B Coal combustion byproducts

  • Fly ash applications
  • Technological innovations in the slag sector usage
  • Technology separation of rare earth elements from coal ashes
13:30PM - 15:30PM

COFFEE BREAK

15:30PM - 16:00PM

SESSION 4A TRANSPORT & TRADE

  • Fly ash trade comparison: Europe vs. other regions
  • Status of supply and trade: present and future
  • Global trade in fly ash and other supplementary cementitious materials
16:00PM - 17:30PM

SESSION 4B MATERIALS FOCUS

  • New materials obtained from fly ash
  • Gypsum: admixtures and their effect
  • Mechanical properties of fly ash-based geopolymer containing IGCC slag
  • Frost resistance of ternary cementitious concretes containing CEment-Fly Ash-Silica Fume
16:00PM - 17:30PM

Panel discussion & Cocktail Networking

How can we maximize coal ash, biomass ash and slag use at the same time?

17:30PM - 18:00PM

DAY 2 PROGRAM

Wednesday, April 18

Welcome & Recap

8:45AM - 9:00AM

SESSION 1 Biomass ashes

  • Exploring new opportunities for wood ash use in road and agriculture
  • Biomass ashes: a future resource
  • Biomass ashes: novel soil amendments
  • Recycling of Biomass Ashes
  • Biomass ashes: a future resource
  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM

COFFEE BREAK

11:00AM - 11:30AM

SESSION 2 Towards a sustainable future

  • Environmental impact of use of ashes
  • Can coal fly ash waste be put to good use?
  • New use for paper industry's sludge and fly ash in plastics
  • Technical development and application of coal ash recycling resources
  • Future demand for changing and increasing coal energy
  • 11:30AM - 13:00PM

Panel discussion: Fly ash market – what is next?

13:00PM - 13:30PM

WRAP-UP AND CONCLUSIONS

13:30PM - 14:00PM
 

REGISTRATION

Important visa and travel information: Obtaining a necessary visa is the responsibility of the delegate, check with your local embassy and if you are required to obtain a visa, please allow enough time for your application to be processed before you travel. Please also note that travel expenses and hotel accommodation are not included in the registration fee.

For those delegates traveling from abroad requesting a Letter of Invitation please send your request to [email protected]

Please e-mail [email protected] for more information. Click here to download the Registration Form.

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