et2002, the UK’s only environmental technology and management services exhibition, will feature the latest technologies and services to help public and private organisations meet environmental legislation, as well as save – or make – money.

et2002 also incorporates the ‘Climate Change – Our Business’ Conference which begins at 1.30pm on 21 May and continues on 22 May 2002. Speakers include the Rt Hon Michael Meacher MP, Jonathon Porritt and Janet Asherson, Head of Environment at the CBI. To book tickets, please see the et website –

At 10.30am on 23 May, the Environment Industries Commission (EIC) will run a seminar on the Government’s ‘Green Technology Challenge’ which financially incentivises companies investing in innovative technologies that contribute to environmental protection. The Green Technology Challenge seminar costs £75 (£50 for EIC members).

A rolling programme of free seminars and practical demonstrations will also be featured within the three key information zones – Air Pollution, Waste/Waste Water and Environmental Management – to enable visitors to plan their day. The confirmed seminar programme within each zone is as follows:

  1. AIR POLLUTION – The STA will run 4 sessions a day focussing on:
    • Monitoring Technology – Where do we go from here?
    • MCERTS – an understanding of the schemes
    • Standards: the role of standards within the EUC and their effect on UK business.
    • Emission testing – The cost of quality monitoring.
  2. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT – The IEMA’s free seminar programme will include:
    • Environmental Management in SME’s.
    • Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems.
    • ISO 14000 series update
  3. WASTE/ WASTE WATER – The Environmental Services Association (ESA) and the Institute of Wastes Management (IWM) will be highlighting up-to-date industry issues through a programme of new presentations including:
    • Update on the Fridge Mountain
    • Advice on how to cope with the Landfill Directive
    • A view from the Environment Agency

Additional workshops and seminars feature free advice from experts ranging from the Environment Agency, running specific ‘clinics’ on a continual rolling basis, focusing on Management Systems on 21 May, Waste Regulations and other Environment Agency campaigns (Tyres/Hazardous Waste/Construction Waste) on 22 May and IPPC (Integrated Pollution Prevention Control) on 23 May. Additional free interactive seminars will be co-ordinated by the Department of Trade and Industry, The Carbon Trust and Envirowise.

Hall 8, NEC, Birmingham

21-23 May 2002

visitor hotline number: – 0870 429 4384

For further information on exhibitors at et2002, a full seminar and feature programme or to pre-register to attend, please call the visitor hotline telephone number – 0870 429 4384 or see the website at

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