• Presentation 2 – Comparison of Technologies for Thermal Utilisation of Biomass and Waste


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TOTeM22 aims to bring together Member Organisations belonging to the Power Generation Industries and their associated service providers. Specifically, this TOTeM aims to reinforce the role of the Foundation in providing the technical services to this particular industrial sector.

The TOTeM is chaired by Dr. Johan Vanormelingen and hosted by our Belgian Member Organisation - LABORELEC.

The programmes consists of three parts. In the morning session five invited speakers will present their views on “Combustion Trends in Cement and Mineral Processing Industries”.

The afternoon session will consist of a poster/exhibition session; followed by an open forum intended to be an interactive discussion leading to the conclusions specified in the general objectives of a TOTeM.

13th November 2002

08.15 – 08.45


08.45 - 09.00


Objectives of the Linkebeek TOTeMs

Peter Roberts, IFRF NET



Introduction to TOTeM22

Johan Vanormelingen, LABORELEC - Programme Chairman

Session 1

Invited Technical Presentation


Presentation 1

Requirements for Pollution Control in the Power Generation Industry

Sauro Pasini, ENEL Produzione Ricerca, Italy


Presentation 2

Comparison of Technologies for Thermal Utilization of Biomass and Waste

Hartmut Spliethoff, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands


Presentation 3

Trends in the Co-Combustion of Fossil Substitute Fuels

Patrick Savat and Johan Vanormelingen, LABORELEC, Belgium


Refreshment Break


Presentation 4

Trends in Gas Turbine Combustion

Mike Cannon and Peter Jansohn, Alstom Power, Switzerland 


Presentation 5

PowerFlam - The Developing Concept for Research and Handbook Knowledge Bases for IFRF Member Organisations in the Power Generation and Associate Service Industries

Peter Roberts, IFRF NET, The Netherlands




Presentation 6

Research for the Power Generation Industry Programmes at the IFRF Research Station

Willem van de Kamp, IFRF Research Station B.V., The Netherlands


Presentation 7

Carbon Trading – What’s in it for IFRF Member Organisations

Allan Jones, Powergen, UK

Session 2

Exhibition and Poster Session

14.50 – 15.50


Poster/Exhibition Presentations


Informal description of work done or services provided by IFRF Member Organisations and Individual Members on research and development, and products relating to the Topics. 


The Poster Presentation can describe research results, development and demonstration activities, through to and including new technologies.


Whilst the Exhibition Presentation would provide opportunities for Member Organisations from the Equipment and Services Providers to present their products or services and the chance to meet Member Organisations from the Fuel End Users.


During this session, refreshment will be served.

Session 3

Open Forum Session

15.50 – 17.00




In this session, everyone may have their say. The objective is to determine further requirements for research and to define priorities.


All speakers will be invited “on-stage” to answer questions.





Drawing of conclusions

Specification of actions to be taken

Concluding Remarks

After the TOTeM, a complete report will be prepared, which will include summaries of the presentations, copies of the actual presentations made (downloadable pdf files constructed form the PowerPoint file used, or a copy of the article on which the presentation was based), a summary of the discussion session and the Chairman's conclusions.



Johan Vanormelingen
TOTeM22 Chairman
Belgium, November 2002