ISWA YPG 2nd Online conference

The ultimate journey from dump sites to a circular economy: best practices & innovative solutions for low- and middle-income countries

Date: 12th -13th July 2019

 

The ISWA Young Professionals Groups, in partnership with Be Waste Wise, is hosting the second online conference on ´The ultimate journey from dump sites to a circular economy: best practices & innovative solutions for low- and middle-income countries´.

The event is a platform for young professionals and researchers around the world who share a common passion towards waste management and circular economy to showcase their work.

Themes covered in this conference include:

o   Circular economy;

o   Dumpsites closure and rehabilitation;

o   Waste management best practices; and

o   innovation in waste management.

 

The conference is FREE to attend but registration is MANDATORY.

Day 1 -  Agenda

To register for the FIRST day of the conference, click here

 

Day 1 : Friday 12th July 2019

Time: 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM GMT

Time (GMT)

Event 

14:00  

Welcome address & introduction by Dr. Ramy Salemdeeb, Conference Chair

14:10

Welcome message from BeWasteWise 

14:15

Opening Address by Honorary Chair:  Antonis Mavropoulos, the President of ISWA and founder D-Waste

“SWM: the challenge of a new emerging science and the role of young scientists”

14:30

Keynote Address: by Zoë Lenkiewicz, Head of Programs and Engagement, Waste aid  

“Train a village, save the ocean”

14:45

Q&A

14:55 

  Break 

15:00

First Session (Presentations)

15:35

Q&A Session 

15:45

Break 

15:50

Second Session (Presentations) 

16:25

Q&A Session 

16:30

Closing 

 

 

Day 2 – Agenda

To register for the SECOND day of the conference, click here

 

Day 2 : Saturday 13th July 2019

Time: 04:00 AM to 06:30 AM GMT

Time (GMT)

Event 

04:00  

Welcome address & introduction by Vishwas Vidyaranya, Conference Deputy Chair 

04:10

Welcome message from BeWasteWise

04:15

Keynote Address: by Rashi Agrawal: Director of Partnerships

At Banyan Nation Recycling

“Revolutionizing plastic recycling in India”

04:30

Q&A session 

04:40 

Break

04:45

First Session (Presentations)

05:20

Q&A Session

05:30

Break

05:35

Second Session (Presentations) 

06:10

Q&A Session

06:20

Closing

 

Organizer: ISWA YPG

We are an international group with members from all over the globe and established local and regional networks. Our mission is to make global connections among people, knowledge and ideas aimed at improving waste and resource management practices.

ISWA - the International Solid Waste Association - is a global, independent and non-profit making association, working in the public interest and is the only worldwide association promoting sustainable, comprehensive and professional waste management

Co-organizer: BeWasteWise

be Waste Wise (bWW) is a non-profit organization addressing the need for knowledge dissemination in waste management by bringing the best minds in the world together to build a global waste management community. be Waste Wise provides educational resources, direct access to experts and networking for free and builds momentum around the global challenge of waste.