The ADBA Scottish Convention 2023 will characteristic opening and shutting keynote addresses from – respectively – Maurice Golden MSP, Convener, Cross-Occasion Group on Round Financial system, the Scottish Parliament, and Sarah Boyack, Shadow Cupboard Secretary for Internet Zero, Transport and the Simply Transition, Scottish Labour Occasion.
Organised by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Affiliation (ADBA), it is going to be chaired by former Vitality and Local weather Change Secretary Chris Huhne, now chair of ADBA.
Entitled “Deep Dive into Scotland’s Internet Zero Ambition”, the full-day occasion will discover the contribution anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas could make in the direction of attaining Scotland’s decarbonisation plans throughout the vitality, transport, agriculture and meals & drink sectors while supporting the event of a round economic system and 0 meals waste in Scotland. It’s going to additionally talk about methods to finance the scaling up of AD and biogas know-how within the nation.
“ADBA represents a sector which provides a lot worth to the worldwide efforts to satisfy web zero targets”, mentioned Maurice Golden MSP forward of the occasion. “A lot has already been achieved however there are larger challenges forward and additional deployment of AD and biogas shall be required. Along with contributing to assembly our web zero targets, the sector supplies a bunch of financial alternatives which should be realised.”
Alongside the keynote audio system, confirmed contributors embrace:
- Iain Clunie, Director, Scotland Meals & Drink Internet Zero Programme, Meals & Drink Federation Scotland
- Richard Gueterbock, Director, Foodchains
- Sandy Arbuthnott, Director – Ventures, Hiiroc
- Dr. Christian Calvillo Munoz, Analysis Fellow, Centre for Vitality Coverage, College of Strathclyde
- Andrew Smith, Government Director, Greenbackers
- Andy Cooper, Head of Vitality Effectivity, Clarke Vitality
- Lucy Montgomery, Senior Guide, NNFCC
- Kristina Rabecaite, Founder & Director, Ppaya
- Kate Hopper, Local weather Coverage Supervisor, NFUS
- Euan Munro, Principal Course of Engineer, SLR Consulting
- Dr. Lynsey Dunbar, Senior Enterprise Engagement Supervisor, Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC)
ADBA’s Coverage and Market Analyst Wasundara Doradeniya may even current an outline of the Scottish AD and biogas market.