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  • calender 9-11 April 2019
  • Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace
  • Conference Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Exhibition Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Event Countdown
Ministry of Environment
08:00
Registration and Welcome Coffee
Session 1: Inaugural session
08:55
Welcome address by the Conference Chairman
09:00
Keynote Address – Antonis Mavropolous, President of ISWA
09:10
Opening Ministerial address - Minister of Environment
09:20
Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition Tour
Session 2: Waste Management in Lebanon
Outlook, Opportunities and Objectives
10.00
Solid Waste Management Background in Lebanon
Speaker: Ministry of Environment, Lebanon
10:20
Lebanon legal framework – recently ratified waste law
Speaker: Ministry of Environment, Lebanon
10:40
The implementation of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in Greece - Experiences and new Prospects
Speaker: Rozy Charitopoulou, Head of Unit Recycling Department, Hellenic Recycling Agency (Greece)
11:00
Case study from UAE: Integrated waste management planning – a local developing approach to waste
Speaker: Monir Salem Bou Ghanem, Director – Environmental Policy and Planning, Emirates Environment Agency, Abu Dhabi (UAE)
11:20
Q&A
11:40
Networking Coffee Break
Session 3: Institutional structure and regulations -Where does the responsibility lie
12.00
National Waste Management Authority
Speaker: Ministry of Environment, Lebanon
12.20
An effective municipal waste disposal structure
Speaker: Assad Zoghieb, Mayor of Zahle City (Lebanon)
12.40
Solid waste management regulations in Tunisia
Speaker: Mounir Ferchichi, Senior Consultant – Environment and Waste, UNOPS and World Bank, Tunisia
13:00
Q&A
13.15
Networking Lunch
Session 4: Waste Hierarchy – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
14.00
Waste segregation for rural and urban areas - Speaker: TBA
14.20
Case study from Europeon successful waste separation - Speaker: TBA
14.40
Strategy for effective waste segregation - Speaker: TBA
15.00
Q&A
15.15
Networking break - 20 minutes to network, enjoy the refreshments
Session 5: Management of Construction and Demolition Wastes
15.35
Effective utilization and conversion of C&D waste into raw material for the construction industry
Speaker: Petr Marek, Business Development Director, ERC-Tech (Czech Republic)
15.55
Strategies for construction waste management -Speaker: TBA
16.15
Collection mechanisms for C&D wastes - Speaker: TBA
16.35
Closing Remarks by Chairman - TBA
16:55
Q&A
17.15
End of Day 1
08:00
Registration and Welcome Coffee
Session 6: Integrated Solid Waste Management Facilities
08:55
Welcome remarks by Chairman
09:00
Mechanical separation – Perspectives for Lebanon - Speaker: TBA
09.20
Biogas applications – Outlook for Lebanon - Speaker: TBA
09.40
Waste to Energy Project in Dubai – A Case Study
Speaker: Roni Araiji, Regional Sales Director, Hitachi-Zosen Inova (UAE)
10.00
Q&A
Session 7: Waste as a Resource
10:15
Household waste-to-energy facility in France – An Analysis
Speaker: Xavier Prudhomme, Director, Recycling and Recovery, Suez Environment
10:35
Conversion of MSW into refuse derived fuels for use in cement kilns
Speaker: Dirk Lechtenberg, Managing Director, MVW Lechtenberg (Germany)
10:55
Saida City’s experience with waste management
Speaker: Nabeel Zantout, General Manager, IBC(Lebanon)
11:20
Q&A
11:40
Coffee Break
Session 8: Landfill management and Landfill Gas Capture
12:05
What is a Controlled Landfill: The upcoming SDG 11.6.1 indicator
Speaker: Andy Whiteman, Director, Wasteaware (United Kingdom)
12:25
Landfill gas capture and utilization in Jordan
Speaker: Ameen Saraireh, Project Manager (Biogas), Greater Amman Municipality, Amman (Jordan)
12.45
Integrated waste separation and landfill planningin Greece
Speaker: Theofanis Lolos, Partner and Managing Director, Enviroplan S.A. (Greece)
13.05
Q&A
13:20
Networking Lunch
Session 9: Managing & monitoring environmental impacst of waste
14:00
Establishing rigorous environmental monitoring controls in Europe
Speaker: TBA
14:20
Lebanon’s experience with waste monitoring
Speaker: Nissrine Hugeri, Laceco (Lebanon)
14.40
Environmental monitoring practices inMSW incineration plants: European context
Speaker: Hubert de Chefdebien, Deputy President, Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) and Board Member of SVDU, France
15.00
Q&A
15:15
Coffee Break
Session 10: Financing of waste management projects
15.40
Insights into tariff frame work, cost recovery and gate fees
Ministry of Environment, Lebanon
16:00
Tunisia’s experience in waste management funding via indirect taxation
Speaker: Badreddine Lasmer, Director-General, ANGed (National Waste Management Agency, Tunisia
16.20
Case study on waste management financing model in Europe
Speaker: TBA
16.40
Q&A
16.55
End of Conference
Package Standard Rate
For Two Days
500 $
LL 750, 000
Package Standard Rate
For One Day
250 $
LL 375, 000