Interconnecting to the Gas Utility Pipeline Jim Lucas SoCalGas Speaker Bio: Jim Lucas is a Market Development Manager for the Southern California Gas Company. One of his group’s missions is to support, promote and further develop the biogas market by educating
CEQA and Air Permitting Considerations for Waste/Biogas-to-Fuels Projects Julie Mitchell Yorke Engineering, LLC Speaker Bio: Ms. Mitchell has worked in the air quality consulting field since 1994. She is based in San Diego where she provides environmental planning, permitting, and compliance support.
Waste Conversion Plant Operations: When is a Cost Not a Cost? Douglas Machon NAES Corporation Speaker Bio: Douglas Machon has an MBA in Finance from Pepperdine University, 20 years of experience in energy and power generation industries, and highlighted by corporate
Developmental State of Conversion Technologies from User’s Perspective Dr. Shapoor Hamid AECOM Speaker Bio: Dr. Hamid is a principal scientist at AECOM and an expert in the field of environmental and waste processing, with over 30 years of experience in waste to
Recovering Organics and Energy from MSW – New Approaches Norma McDonald OWS, Inc. Speaker Bio: Norma McDonald has been in the anaerobic digestion industry for the last 12 years, and was the 2016 “Biogas Visionary” award recipient from the American Biogas Council.
Importance of Waste to Fuel for a Sustainable Waste Management Future Kawsar Vazifdar Los Angeles County Department of Public Works Speaker Bio: Kawsar Vazifdar is a Senior Civil Engineering Assistant working for the Environmental Programs Division at Los Angeles County Department of
Food Waste: A Source of Industrial Chemicals Edward A. Calt Integrated BioChem, LLC Speaker Bio: Mr. Calt has been a oil field enginer, controller for a Fortune 500 company and an environmental engineering company, a CFO of an international airline, business broker
Advanced Thermal Conversion of MSW, Biomass and Low Value Feedstocks to Electricity and Fuels Kim Johnson Gen2WTE Speaker Bios: Kim Johnson: Gen2, LLC is a company which develops, builds, owns and operates Waste to Energy projects. It focuses on true end of
Commercialization of Waste Gasifcation Mike G. Hart Sierra Energy Speaker Bio: Mike Hart is the President and CEO of Sierra Energy, a waste gasification and renewable energy company that he founded in 2004. He was named an “Environmental Hero” by the
Ground Breaking Waste Conversion Technologies David McConnell Enerkem, Inc. Speaker Bio: David McConnell joined Enerkem’s management team as Vice President, Business Development, North America, in April 2015. He has over 25 years of experience in operations, sales and procurement in the solid