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First International IBERO-BULGARIAN Conference on Resources and Waste Management

Municipal and Consumption Waste

National Palace of Culture - Sofia, September 11 - 12th 2003

SUBJECTS OF THE CONFERENCE:



TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

Thursday September 11th 2003
       
  14:30   Registration
       
  15:30   Welcome Ceremony and Opening Session
       
      EU and National policy on municipal and consumption waste management
       
      Manoela Georgieva, Deputy Minister from the Ministry of Environment and Water
       
      Dzhevdet Chakarov, Chairman of the Environment and Water Committee of the Bulgarian National Assembly
       
      Authority from Ministry of Environment of Spain (names to be confirmed in the following days)
       
      Authority from Ministry of Environment and Territorial Management from Portugal (names to be confirmed in the following days)
       
      Representative from the European Commission Delegation in Bulgaria
       
      José Luis Ruiz Lizundia, President of the Institute for Sustainability of Resources
       
Session 1   Municipal and Consumption Waste Management Actions within the Framework of States
       
  17:00   "Legislation framework in the field of waste management in Bulgaria”
      Tzvetanka Kostadinova, Director of Waste Management Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria
       
  17:20   “ Municipal and Consumption waste management actions in Portugal”
      Artur Asenso Pires, President of the Waste Institute, Ministry of Environment of Portugal
       
  17:40   “ Municipal and Consumption waste management actions in Spain”
      Germán Glaría Juan Martínez, General Director of Environmental Quality and Assessment of the Ministry of Environment of Spain
       
      Discussion
       
Session 2   Waste management economic and financing instruments
       
  18:10   “ Waste Management in Bulgaria – Economic Instruments”
      Shteryo Nojarov, Head of Environmental Strategy and Programs Department, Ministry of Environment and Water, Bulgaria
       
  18:30   “Economic instruments applied in waste management. Variable charge implementation: pay as you throw principle”
      Carlos Martínez Orgado, General Director of Institute for Sustainability of Resources (ISR-Cer)
       
      Discussion
       
  19:00   End of day sessions
       
       
Friday September 12th 2003
       
Session 3   Management of the inorganic fraction from municipal solid waste
       
  09:00   “Introduction of separate collection of recyclable waste in pilot municipalities”
      Dr. Todor Nedkov, Chief Expert, Waste Management Directorate, Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria
       
  09:20   “Light - packaging waste management systems in Spain.”
      Francisco Pan-Montojo, Operations Director of ECOEMBES, Spain
       
  09:40   “New trends in selective collection from different fractions from municipal solid waste”
      Deputy President of Portugal Waste Institute (Ministry of Environment and Territorial Management) Portugal
       
      Discussion
       
Session 4   Management of organic fraction from municipal solid waste
       
  10.10   “Organic waste composting as one of the waste management methods – Bulgarian experience”
      Maria Zlateva, Ph.D., President of FEDERATION “INTERECO-21”. Bulgaria
       
  10:30   “Management options for the organic fraction from municipal solid waste in Portugal. Compost as a product”
      Fernando Leite, Delegate Administrator of LIPOR
       
  10.50   “ Biomethanization and composting integrated systems”
      Josep M. Sabater, Director of Technical Service METROPOLITAN ORGANIZATION OF HYDRAULICS SERVICES, FROM BARCELONA
       
      Discussion
       
  11:20   Coffee break
       
Session 5   Energy from waste
       
  11:50   “Energy recovery from incineration of special waste from Sofia Municipality Hospital”
      Georgi Stoyanov, Director of "Incinerator Plant for Special Hospital Waste in “Alexsandrovska bolnitsa””, Sofia
       
  12:10   “Incineration with energy recovery. Experiences in Spain”
      Joan Parpal y Marfa, President of RESA
       
  12:30   “Energy from waste in cement kiln. HOLCIM’s contribution to waste management”
      Todor Kostov, Managing Director of HOLCIM, Bulgaria
       
      Discussion
       
Session 6   Regional experiences on waste management.
New scenario derived from Directive on Landfill.
       
  13:00   “Regional experiences on waste management in the Vratza and Mezdra municipalities”
      Rositza Dolmova, Ecologist. Vratza Municipality. Bulgaria
       
  13:20   “New landfills. Best available technologies.”
      Jorge Gallego Rubio, General Director of HERA HOLDING
       
  13:40   “Balance on municipal solid waste Plan of the Autonomic Region of Andalucia”
      Juan Espadas Cejas, General Director of Environmental Prevention and Quality of Autonomic Government of Andalucia
       
      Discussion
       
  14:10   End of the morning session
       
Session 7   Management of specific waste streams - I
       
  16:30   “ Spent lead-acid accumulators recycling – current situation and tendency
      Vassil Bogdanov, Director, Recycling Plant, MONBAT AD, Montana, Bulgaria
       
  16:50   “Energy from sewage sludge on cement kilns”
      Jesús Ortíz, General Director of Itachimenti for Greece and Bulgaria
       
  17:10   "Used oils regeneration. Catalonian (Spain) model”
      Manel Ribasés, General Director of CATOR
       
      Discussion
       
Session 8   Management of specific waste streams II
       
  17:40   “Construction and demolition waste integrated management”
      Rafael Sagarduy, irector of Environment Department, IDOM
       
  18:00   “Specific waste flows: electrical and electronic equipment and used tyres management cases in Andalucía, Spain and Portugal.”
      Mariano Suárez, Project Director, EGMASA
       
      Discussion
       
  18:30   Conclusions and Closing Speech
       
       

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