UPCOMING EVENTS
2016 Sept

ISWA World Congress

19 / 21 of September 2016, Novi Sad, Serbia

Every year, representatives of scientific and expert community, representatives of global corporations from this area and political and state officials actively participate in the World Congress

ISWA World Congress
19 / 21 of September 2016, Novi Sad, SERBIA

The most important expert conference that ISWA organizes is the annual ISWA World Congress. This is an event that brings together in one place and connects all the parties interested in the global problem of solid waste. Every year, representatives of scientific and expert community, representatives of global corporations from this area and political and state officials actively participate in the World Congress.
After 30 years, the International Solid Waste Association has, for the first time, entrusted a country from Southeast Europe to organize the World Congress. In 2016, Novi Sad will secure Serbia a proactive role in the global movement that leads to preservation and improvement of our planet.

 

Topics

  •   Socio economic issues related to waste management
  •   Policy and legal framework of waste management
  •   Waste collection systems
  •   Waste characterization
  •   Recycling and recovery, resource potential of waste
  •   Packaging waste management
  •   Biowaste waste treatments and management
  •   Thermal waste treatments
  •   Landfills (landfill gas, leachate, landfill mining and landfill remediation)
  •   Waste management decision support models and case studies (MFA and LCA models)
  •   Construction and demolition, Industrial and mining waste management
  •   WEEE management and treatment technologies and hazardous waste management
  •   Sludge treatment and disposal
  •   Urban mining and anthropogenic resources
  •   Waste management in developing and transition countries
  •   Trends in waste management education
  •   Medical waste

 

Workshops:

  •   Informal recyclers in Europe and dialogs with formal stakeholders
  •   MSW composition analysis
  •   State-of-the-art solid waste management life-cycle modeling
  •   Innovative recovery strategies of rare earth and other critical metals from electric and electronic waste
  •   What kind of education do we need for waste managers/engineers

 

ISWA is a global, independent and non-profit organization whose work is focused on promotion and development of sustainable and professional waste management. The vision of the association is a clean planet whose waste is efficiently used and reduced, and then collected, recycled and treated in an adequate manner so that everyone could exercise their right to and environment with clean air, water, seas and land.

ISWA is open for individuals and organizations from the field of science, public institutions and companies involved in or interested in improving their work in this field. As the leading global association for solid waste management, with members from over 100 countries, ISWA enables networking and exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience with professionals from the entire world.

For any other important information please visit:  iswa2016.org

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