IWA Specialist Conference on Sludge Management: SludgeTech 2017

Sunday 09 July, 2017 to Thursday 13 July, 2017
8:00am – 5:00pm


Imperial College London

About the event

We are excited to announce that Isle Utilities will be attending The IWA Specialist Conference on Sludge Management: SludgeTech 2017 taking place in London from the 9th–13th July 2017.

SludgeTech aims to bridge the gap between academia and industry. Bringing together leading experts to share knowledge and insight into the challenges and opportunities surrounding sewage sludge, this conference will showcase the latest research and innovation taking place across the world and inspire the next generation to seek a career in sludge.

Keynote speakers include: Dr. Sudhir Murthy DC Water, USA Innovations Chief

Keynote: Energy Efficient Intensification

Dr. Sudhir Murthy is Chair of the IWA Nutrient Removal and Recovery Specialist Group and on the Board of the IWA. He is a champion of the development of internal innovation programs as a means to developing sustainable and resilient water utilities.

Prof. Damien Batstone Deputy Director, Advanced Water Management Centre

Keynote: Using modelling to improve selection and operation of sludge treatment options

Chair of the IWA Anaerobic Digestion Specialist Group, Damien Batstone leads anaerobic technology and resource recovery research programmes at The Advanced Water Management Centre

Prof F. Dilek Sanin, Professor, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

Keynote: Emerging Contaminants

Prof. Sanin is an Executive Board Member of IWA Specialist Group on Sludge Management. Her research interest areas are beneficial use of sludge, energy from sludge and emerging contaminants in water, wastewater and sludge.

Mark Stevenson is one of the world’s most respected thinkers on technology and societal trends – helping you see where the world is going – and how to

adapt. Mark will deliver the Closing Remarks

Mark Stevenson Author and Founder of ‘We do things Differently’

We are honored and humbled to welcome Mark Stevenson as a featured speaker at SludgeTech 2017.

On Monday 10th July a Gala Dinner at the Science Museum will be held. Guests will be received in the Energy Hall where they will network around historic, full-sized, industrial revolution engines and models. They will then move through to the spectacular Making the Modern World gallery for a sit down three course dinner with drinks, speeches and entertainment surrounded by some of the Museum’s most remarkable objects charting 250 years of discovery in science and technology.

Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th July delegates will have the change to visit the sites of Crossness, Reading and Basingstoke

The programme (https://www.sludgetech.com/agenda/) features leading speakers from across the globe making this a truly international event.


Tickets are on sale until the 24th June, come and join us.


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