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2nd International Conference

on Membrane Bioreactors (MBR)


for Wastewater Treatment

25-26 April 2011, Impiana KLCC Hotel


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Training Program
MBR System for Wastewater Treatment
Fundamentals, Design and Operation
27 April 2011, Impiana KLCC Hotel
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Organized by
Water Treatment Academy
TechnoBiz Communications Co., Ltd.
2521/27, Lardprao Road, Khlongchaokhunsingha
Wangthonglang, Bangkok 10310 Thailand
Tel: 66-2-938 2315 Fax: 66-2-513 1301Cell: 66-81-988 6874
Email: conference@watertreatment-academy.org
Web: www.watertreatment-academy.org
Contact Person : Khun Sirinthip, Program Coordinator
Program Agenda
25 April 2011 (Monday)
08.15 - 09.15 Participant Registration

09.15 – 09.30 Welcome Remarks

Session: MBR Developments


09.30 -10.00 Toray Advanced Flat Sheet MBR Technology
Junichi BABA, Toray Industries, Inc., Japan
10.00 – 10.30 Design and Operation of Anaerobic MBR for Food Waste
Graham Brown, ADI Systems Inc., Canada

10.30 -11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.30 A new test rig to quantify the performance of membranes without interrupting the
operation of the plant
Petra Volmerg, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

11.30 – 12.00 Energy-efficient MBR Process with MaxFlow multi-deck Membrane


Modules
Steffen Richter , A3 GmbH, Germany
12.00 -13.30 Lunch Break

Session: Case Studies and Experience with MBR


13.30 -14.00 Design, Implementation and Operating Performance of 75MLD PWWF Cleveland
Bay MBR retrofitted Wastewater Treatment Plant
Gabriel Kicsi, GE Water & Process Technologies, Australia
14.00 -14.30 Retrofitting Singapore’s Jurong Water Reclamation Plant with Membrane
Bioreactor – Minimizing Energy Consumption through Selection of Unique Design
Parameters
Ben Freeman, Nitto Denko/Hydranautics, USA

14.30 -15.00 The Triple Dutch Route for Reuse Water


Ronald van ’t Oever, NORIT, Netherlands
15.00 -15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 -16.00 Membrane Bio-Reactor for Meat Processing Wastewater
Torsten Hackner , HUBER SE, GERMANY
16.00 – 16.30 Ceramic Membrane Bioreactors - Potential Applications and Challenges for the
Future
Elena Meabe, Likuid, Spain
16.30 – 17.00 Benchmark study of full-scale membrane bioreactors for municipal wastewater
treatment in Catalonia
Sara Gabarrón, University of Girona. Spain
17.00 -17.30 Technical Discussion
17.30 - 19.00 Cocktail Network Dinner

26 April 2011 (Tuesday)

Session: Fouling in MBR


09.30 – 10.00 On-line fouling monitoring in submerged MBRs
Hector Monclús , University of Girona. Spain
10.00 – 10.30 Membrane fouling control in anaerobic membrane bioreactor
Jixiang Yang, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
10.30 -11.00 Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.30 Influence of Air Flow for Fouling Reduction in Submerged Membrane
Microfiltration
Muna Pradhan, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

11.30 -12.00 Effect of sludge retention time on extracellular polymeric substances production
and fouling rate in membrane bioreactor
Jih-Gaw Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

12.00 – 12.30 Identification of foulant species in MBR processes for Industrial wastewater
Treatment
Olfa Khelifi, National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Tunisia

12.30 – 13.00 Coffee Break

Session: MBR Developments


13.30 – 14.00 Study on Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) and Membrane Biofilm Reactor (MBfR)
Prof. Siqing Xia, Tongji University, China
14.00 -14.30 A techno-economic study on a two-stage aerobic MBR plant for pharmaceutical
wastewater treatment
Chia-Yuan Chang , Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Taiwan
14.30 -15.00 Application of Complete Mix Activated Sludge Process for the Design of
Membrane Bioreactor Systems
Sellappan Eswaramoorthi, Anna University of Technology, India
15.00 -15.30 Membrane Modifications for Fouling Control, Flux Enhancements and Lower
Energy in Membrane Bioreactors
Gurdev Singh, Environmental & Water Technologies Centre of Innovation,
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
15.30 -16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 -17.30 Technical Discussion