ADISA CONFERENCE PROGRAMME - April 2nd 2019

The ADISA Conference 2019 programme is taking shape and our programme is nearly finalised. We have some great speakers from a range of companies and some insight into life as a customer to try to give some perspective on our service.

Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London. WC1H 9HQ.

TIMESESSIONS
8:30am – 9:00amRegistration, Tea and Coffee
9:00am – 9:45amKEYNOTE: IT Asset Disposal – A customers view
Speaker : Phil Haslam - IT Director - Kindleworth LLP
Synopsis: Phil explores the inner workings of a typical client and highlights the department ownership of infrastructure and what triggers disposal of that infrastructure. He reviews the typical processes undertaken from decom request through to removal to stores and who is involved in those processes?
Finally, Phil looks at primary stakeholder and management oversight to outline what the internal pressures might be.
And of course - how clients view their ITAD partners and what their preferred interaction might be.
9:45am – 10:00amSponsor: Blancco
Speaker : Alan Bentley, President of Global Sales & Marketing.
10:00am – 10:15amSponsor Makor
Speaker : Mark Chodos, CEO
10:15am – 10:45amStorage Media – What the future holds?
Speaker : Dr Andrew Blyth, ADISA
Synopsis: Where is the storage industry going? What is in store for ITAD? Do we think the IoT offers an opportunity?
10:45am – 11:15amBreak – Networking and Exhibition
11:15am – 12:00pmR&D Tax Credits – What are they and how can I qualify?
Speaker : Jaime Lumsden, R and D Tax
Synopsis: How can you benefit from tax credits against your existing research and development spend?
12:00pm – 12:15pmSponsor - Future Dials
Speaker : Simon Neilson, EMEA Business Development Director
12:15pm – 1:30pmLunch – Networking and Exhibition
1:30pm – 2:15pmKEYNOTE: Producer Compliance and WEEE
Speaker : Greg Challis, Ecosurety
Synopsis: What are the rules concerning the sale of evidence? What am I permitted to do under my T11 exemption? When does IT product become waste? What permits do I need to do on site and off site shredding? How far downstream do I need to go to check my waste partners?
2:15pm – 2:30pmSponsor 4 - Aiken UK
Speaker : Leon Linbald
2:30pm – 3:15pmAre you correctly insured?
Speaker : Carl Gurney, Jelf and Ciaran Sims from Travelers Insurance
Synopsis: What is the financial exposure for ITADs and why are current policies potentially not fit for purpose.
3:15pm – 3:30pmSponsor 5 - White Canyon / Piceasoft
Speaker : Pasi Pihlman and Nathan Jones
3:30pm – 3:45pmSponsor 6 - Eco Systems / Evashred
Speaker : Ian Watson
3:45pm – 5.00pmOne on One Meetings – MEMBERS AND SPONSORS
5:00pm – 6:00pmADISA Update
Speaker : Steve Mellings, ADISA
Including: ADISA Training Course Release, Introduction to the ARC, New Audit Process, Standard going into public consultation.