16th Annual Conference
BioCycle REFOR16

Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling

Oct. 17, 18, 19, 20, 2016
Orlando, Florida
Caribe Royale Hotel
Conference Of
The American
Biogas Council
Anaerobic Digestion • Composting • Biogas Markets • Food Waste • Manure • Distributed Energy

Agenda: Monday Workshops | Tuesday & Wednesday Sessions, PDF of Agenda | Thursday Site Tours | Event Schedule | Keynote Speakers | Networking Events
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Workshop 1
Managing Contaminants In Organic Waste Streams

Monday, October 17, 2016, 8:30 AM–4:30 PM
Organized by BioCycle and the Center for EcoTechnology

Updated 10.11

7:45 AM—8:30 AM Workshop Registration

8:30 AM—8:45 AM Welcome and Overview

Nora Goldstein, BioCycle

8:45 AM—9:15 AM Principles of Mechanical Separation


Craig Coker, BioCycle

9:15 AM—9:45 AM Principles of Source Separation


Lorenzo Macaluso & Heather Billings, Center for EcoTechnology

9:45 AM—10:00 AM Q&A

10:00 AM—10:45 AM Mechanical Separation Lines For Anaerobic Digestion (AD) And Composting

Tom Ferencevic, Yield Biogas, Inc. Luc DeBaere, OWS

10:45 AM—11:00 AMBreak

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Source Separation Practices


Lorenzo Macaluso & Heather Billings, Center for EcoTechnology

11:45 AM—12:00 PM Q&A for Morning

12:00 PM—1:00 PMLunch (Included)

12:25 PM—12:50 PMVendor Lightning Round #1

Bill Kish, Ecoverse

Kevin Yuncker, Komptech Americas

1:00 PM—2:00 PM Depackaging, Contaminant Removal Case Studies At AD & Composting Sites

Jay Fischer, Ag ChoiceGeorge Woodward, Harvest Power

2:00 PM—3:00 PM Contaminant Separation Pro Formas — Costs, Revenues, Tradeoffs

Craig Coker, BioCycle Tom Ferencevic, Yield Biogas, Inc. Heather Billings, Center for EcoTechnologyJay Fischer, Ag Choice


3:00 PM—3:15 PM Break

3:15 PM—3:45 PM Regulatory Limits On Contaminants In Compost And Digestate

Nora Goldstein and Craig Coker, BioCycle

3:45 PM—4:30 PMVendor Lightning Round #2

Kevin Pedretti, Scott Equipment Company Greg Ahlquist, Haarslev, Inc.

Michael Theodoulou, GE Power, Water & Distributed Power

Tom Ferencevic, Yield Biogas

Luc De Baere, OWS, Inc.