European Biosolids & Bioresources Conference

16th - 17th November 2021, St James' Park, Newcastle, UK / Online

Europe’s leading event for the bioresource and biowaste industries

We are still accepting abstracts for the 2021 conference. For further details visit 

The conference brings together professionals from across the globe to provide an essential annual update on the latest innovations, best practice, cutting-edge technology and research in the wastewater and resource management industries.

This year we will be offering delegates the flexibility to choose between attending the conference in person at St James’ Park in Newcastle or joining the event virtually through our online events platform.

2021 Themes

Regulatory impacts and opportunities – economic and environmental

  • Developing bioresources’ strategies and markets: innovations and options in the short to long term
  • Impacts of WINEP schemes on sludge quality and treatability
  • Soil quality, sustainability and the potential for ELMs to stimulate a biofertiliser market

Sludge processing

  • Digital twins in the pandemic age
  • Modelling, simulation and control of AD systems
  • Co-digestion: understanding and managing potential process impacts
  • Process innovations in AD and liquor treatment
  • Innovations in sludge handling, including thickening and dewatering

Energy options

  • Operational experiences: biogas upgrading and grid injection
  • CNG or LNG?
  • Hydrogen and biomethane: is the future either / or?
  • Ammonia and the hydrogen economy
  • Understanding and maximising the value of heat


  • Pyrolysis, biochar and other sludge valorisation options
  • Resource recovery from liquors and other sludge processing streams
  • Adding value to sludges where AD isn’t viable


  • Climate change and net zero are now golden threads running through all aspects of bioresource and biosolids activities. We welcome presentations that focus on these aspects within any of the themes outlined above.

For full details of the conference visit 


DELEGATE RATES Standard Early bird Super early bird
  Until 24th Sept.  

Until 27th August


£595 £495


Speaker Water Company, Early Career Professional

£395 £350



£225 £195 £175


*Early career professionals must be: an individual working professionally in the wastewater sector for less than 3 years after graduation; or an academic/postgraduate/post doctorate in a permanent position in a UK institution (full or part time), with no more than three years of experience at lecturer level.

**Students enrolled full-time in a college or university can register under the student rate.  Part-time students, post-doctoral and PhD candidates with an income are not eligible for this discounted rate.

Please note, fees are the same for live and virtual attendance. All attendees will have access to the same high-quality content (streamed live to our online platform for virtual delegates), session recordings and speaker presentations, attendee details (with opportunities for 121 video chats between live and virtual) and sponsor/exhibitor information.

Please select live/virtual option upon checkout (this can be amended closer to the event).

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