Academics, operators, public officials and professionals in the waste industry are invited to submit an abstract in English before October 30th, 2011 November 30th, 2011, to participate in the World Solid Waste Congress. Contributions will be selected for either oral presentations or posters. Accepted contributions will be published in the proceedings of the Congress with an ISBN number.
Twelve papers will be selected for peer review in the world’s leading waste science journal Waste Management & Research and published worldwide plus handed out at the Congress as a special issue of the journal. Click here for the authors guidelines for papers to be published in WM&R.
Abstracts are invited for the following themes/topics:
|Specific Topic||Specific Topic Number*|
|Challenges and Limits of Recycling||ST1|
|Naples – the never-ending emergency||ST2|
|Aftercare Landfills and Dump sites||ST3|
|Managing Waste in Historic city centers with high flows of tourists||ST4|
|Managing waste in disaster situations||ST6|
|Hazardous Waste Management||ST7|
|Managing Healthcare Waste||ST10|
|Street Cleaning and Urban Decor||ST11|
|Biological Treatment of Waste and Anaerobic Digestion||ST12|
Recycling and Resource Recovery
|Communication and Social Issues||ST14|
|Recycling of Electrical and Electronic Waste – Implications for the Global Economy||ST15|
|The new national system for management of used tires / technologies applied to the sector||ST16|
|South East European Session||ST17|
|Experiences and problems within Middle East and North African countries||ST18|
|Climate Change and Waste||ST19|
|Technologies and Experiences of Anaerobic Digestion||ST20|
|Waste Management in Nordic countries||ST21|
|Tuscany – Waste Management Planning in Tuscany||ST22|
*Please mark your abstract with a specific topic number
Click here to view an abstract example.
Delegates will be invited to vote for the five best poster presentations made during the Congress. Each awardee will be recognised with a Certificate and prize.
Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by referees assigned by the Scientific Steering Committee for acceptance or rejection.
By submitting your abstract, you are hereby authorizing the Congress organizers to publish your abstract and full paper in the Congress proceedings.