EI_CPD_APPROVED_RGB2017 Conference

The 2017 conference is scheduled to take place in the Killenard Heritage Hotel on Wednesday 25th October.  Copies of the presentations from last years conference can be found below under the 2016 conference agenda.  Details of the 2017 agenda will be posted here as they are finalised.

2016 Conference Agenda

New Technologies in Onsite Wastewater

Our keynote speaker this year was Margaret Keegan from the EPA and her presentation included an update on the Review of the EPA Code of Practice 2009.

For PDF copies of the presentations, please click on the speaker name to download.  

Time   Topic  Speaker
 8.45 – 9.30   Registration and Trade Exhibition 
9.30 – 9.40 Welcome and Opening Address Richard Flynn, Site Assessor / IOWA Chairman
9.40 – 10.15 Private Wells, Engagement Strategy, EPA Code of Practice 2009 Review Margaret Keegan, Inspector, Water Catchment Team, EPA
10.15 – 10.35 Group discount on PI and Risks Martin Adams, Arachas Insurance
10.35 – 11.05 Issues with moderately percolating sites Robbie Meehan, An Talamh Ireland
11.05 – 11.15 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS SESSION
 11.15 – 11.35   Tea/Coffee and Trade Exhibition
11.35 – 12.05 Building Standards Eamonn Smyth, Dept of Environment Community & Local Government
12.05 – 12.15 Short Update on SR66 – Member Presentation Daniel Verschitz, PIA GmbH
12.15 – 12.45 Strive Report No. 161 Low Permeability Subsoils Laurence Gill, Trinity College
12.45 – 1.00 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS SESSION
 1.00 – 2.15   Lunch and Trade Exhibition
2.15 – 2.45 New initiatives in the WFD Donal Daly, EPA
2.45 – 3.00 Case Study on domestic wetlands solutions Aila Carty, VESI
3.00 – 3.15 IOWA/EPA Engagement Strategy Briefing Richard Flynn, Site Assessor / IOWA Chairman
3.15 – 3.25 Biological waste water cleaning & recycling systems in Industry – Member Presentation Angelo O’Connor, Chem Regen
3.25 – 3.35 Gravity flow distribution of Effluent Alternative ways – Member presentation Christ Spoorenberg , EcoScan
3.35 – 3.50 Can wastewater regulations encourage best practices? Joe Walsh, Ash Environmental
3.50 – 4.00 Effluent Filters – Member Presentation Alan Wright, Polylok (Europe)
4.00 – 4.20 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS SESSION
  4.20 – 5.00   Tea/Coffee and Trade Exhibition    IOWA AGM

IOWA Conference Location

This years conference will take place in the KILLENARD HERITAGE HOTEL.

Directions to the hotel can be found by clicking on this link http://www.theheritage.com/map.html

Trade Exhibition

The exhibition was well attended in 2016 and the following companies were in attendance:

– Ash Environmental

– Evergreen (Biotech) Sewage Treatment

– Glenview Natural Stone

– Graf Ireland

– Molloy Environmental Systems

– Polylok (Europe)

– Tricel

Registration and Cost

€130 – Attendance at conference with membership of IOWA*
*€100 for 2nd and subsequent registration with membership of IOWA 
Please note there is no option to attend without membership
€250 – Exhibition Stand + 2 people (no membership)
€80 for 3rd and subsequent people at Exhibition Stand (no membership) 
€350 – Exhibition Stand + 2 people with membership of IOWA
€100 for 3rd and subsequent people at Exhibition Stand with membership of IOWA   
You can pay for your membership and/or conference attendance through Paypal but please note the cost will be slightly higher to cover admin fees.

IOWA 2017


 Download the Conference Registration Form