UK and Ireland Spill Association Spring Conference at CHEM UK Expo

Hall 1, NEC Birmingham – 11 May

Our Spring Conference is being held on Stage 4 at CHEM UK Expo on 11 May commencing at 12:00.


CHEM UK Expo is a show for the chemical industries supply chain and is a busy show. We have kindly been given a stage for half a day and a stand for the two days of the show on the 10th and 11th of May.

Our conference programme is below and shows the timings and speakers.

UK and Ireland Spill Association SPRING TECHNICAL CONFERENCE @ChemUK 2023

Thursday 11 May, Stage 4

PART 1: 12:00 – 13:00 

The energy transition – from hydrocarbons to chemicals – lets prepare for the change of risk in storage, transport and use.

Mark J Orr, Executive Director – UK and Ireland Spill Association
Bill Atkinson, Chief Scientific Adviser, Adler and Allan Group

PART 2: 14:00 – 16:00 

14:00 – 14:30: Lithium Ion – risks but few decent solutions this is the current response plan. Speakers:

Mark J Orr – Executive Director, UK and Ireland Spill Association
Graeme Warnell, Managing Director – GW Environmental & Consulting Ltd

14:30 – 15:00: Alternative Fuels – the issues for spill response. Speakers from:

UK and Ireland Spill Association

15:00 – 15:30: Forever Chemicals – PFAS and PFOS – Problems and Solutions. Speakers:

Dr Ken Scally, Technical and Quality Director – SUEZ UK
Duncan Sanders, Director/Owner – ATG Group

15:30 – 16:00: Association news and PFAS Working Group interim report

The session from 14:30 – 15:00: Alternative Fuels – the issues for spill response. This is a hosted discussion with all speakers in attendance as part of the discussion forum.

Entry is free but I would advise you to pre-register for the event: Register Now.

We have a stand at the show at L66 for both days but it will be unmanned during the conference but manned at all other times.

For more details of the show go to: CHEM UK Expo 2023.

If you have any queries regarding the show contact Mark J Orr, Executive Director on 07864 707408.