Conclusions WAGM 2018

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International Exhibition of equipment and technologies for municipal and industrial emissions treatment, dust and gas purification
Waste Air & Gas Management 2018
was held on
27-28 November 2018 in Kyiv, Ukraine
in The Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Video review:

About 400 industry experts from 18 countries took part in the event.

We thank Partners, Expert Council and Exhibitors for their support, advice and active participation in the exhibition!

Among the participants there are 28 companies, which supply equipment, technologies for environmental monitoring systems, instruments for analysis, accounting of emissions, odor control and air quality; chemical, electromechanical, catalytic and biological purification of emissions, filter materials and solutions for gas cleaning, air aspiration and dust removal at municipal and industrial enterprises from the Republic of Belarus, Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, China, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Sweden.

The Business program was opened by a Panel discussion
"Implementation of EU environmental directives is a matter of national security for Ukraine" - (Video ua/ru)

Topics of the discussion:
1. Emission standards (according to the Order of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine 27.06.2006 № 309) - is this a necessary compromise or violation of Ukraine’s obligations to implement EU environmental standards?
2. The mechanism for establishing Sanitary Zones does not work effectively, can it be reformed?
3. How does the absence of unified national strategy of emissions monitoring affect regional pollution control programs?
4. Will the emissions tax increase lead to an improvement of environmental situation in Ukraine?
5. The interaction of the state and business in the field of environmental protection - war or partnership?

Participants of the discussion:

Igor Podolyak, Act. Head of Atmospheric Air and Environmental Audit Department - Environmental Impact Assessment and Licensing Activities Management - Evironmental Safety and Licensing Activities Department, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Ganna Tkalich, Deputy Director of Ecology and Natural Resources Department, Kyiv Regional State Administration

Ruslan Strilets, Director of Ecology and Natural Resources Department, Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration

Andriy Glebov, Director of the Scientific-Production Institute for measuring the composition, properties and quantities of substances and materials and assessing the conformity of measuring instruments (Institute № 2), Candidate of Engineering Sciences, Government Enterprise Ukrmetrteststandart

Olena Turos, Deputy Director for Scientific and Practical Work, Head of the Air Quality Laboratory, SI "O.M.Marzeiev Institute for Public Health of NAMSU"

Yuliya Golovchuk, Head of Environmental Department, HeidelbergCement Ukraine

Svіtlana Omelchuk, Head of State Sanitary and Epidemiological Expertise Department - Office of State Supervision of Sanitary Law Compliance, State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection

Iryna Verbitska, Head of Environmental Safety Department of Power Generation Directorate, DTEK

Igor Chernyak, Director of Labor Protection, Industrial and Technogenic Safety, Zaporizhstal

The topics of the business sessions:
Emissions treatment: legislative reforms, current state in regions and investment environment (video Session 1 ua/ru)
Environmental monitoring systems, equipment for analysis, emissions accounting, air quality and odor control (video Session 2 ua/ru)
Equipment and technologies for chemical, electromechanical, catalytic and biological treatment of municipal and industrial emissions (video Session 3 ua/ru)
Gas treatment and air aspiration at industrial enterprises: fuel and energy complex, mining and metallurgical complex, cement industry and production of building materials, chemical and petrochemical industries (video Session 4-5 ua/ru)
Modern filter materials and solutions for gas cleaning, air aspiration and dust removal (video Session 4-5 ua/ru)

The seminars and workshops within the Business program:

Seminar: "Actual changes on monitoring of industrial and municipal emissions into the atmosphere in Dnipropetrovsk region"
Organizer: Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, Ecological department

Workshop: Public-private partnership: case "Projects in the field of ecology and energy"
Organizer: Public-Private Partnership Development Fund (; Law Firm ILF (

Seminar: “Modern gas cleaning technologies in energy sector and industry. Requirements of EU Directives and National Emission Reduction Plan. Ways of implementation"
Organizer: Consortium Energomashekologiya

Seminar: “The role of the public in creating a market of eco-solutions”
Organizer: Public organizations

Final details and links:

- Program

- Plan & Exhibitors

- List of registered companies

- Catalog

- Video review and recording of the Day 1 (ua/ru)

- Photo gallery

If you wish to receive final exhibition materials and presentations, please contact organizers:
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+38 (056) 794 33 94

We look forward to meeting you at Waste Air & Gas Management 2019!