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June 22-25, 2014 - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate - Orlando, Florida, USA

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2014 Global Waste Management Symposium

Join Your Peers and Colleagues for 3 Days of Presentations of Research and Case Studies on Waste Management!

The Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) serves as a forum for the presentation of both applied and fundamental research and case studies on waste management.

World-class content + breakthrough research + intelligent
waste-management professionals = GWMS 2014.

Join your peers from around the world to experience:

  • More than 100 innovative oral and poster presentations that were carefully vetted to ensure you get world-class content and research
  • Networking with colleagues from around the world, unveiling the latest industry research and developments in a discussion-driven environment
  • Golf outing at an award-winning golf course designed by Greg Norman
  • This year’s keynote presentation: The Role of Landfill in a Circular Economy, Mr. Heijo Scharff, Research & Development Manager of NV Afvalzorg (NL)

The Global Waste Management Symposium only rolls around once every two years, so don’t miss out.


2014 Event Overview

The GWMS is held in a setting which encourages discussion. The Symposium includes oral presentations and posters, as well as networking events to provide opportunities for technical interaction and discussion in a setting where all participants can engage and share ideas. The core of this event is the submission of extended abstracts reviewed by a program committee. Accepted abstracts will be published in a proceedings provided to GWMS participants.

A broad coalition of government agencies, waste services companies, consultants, vendors/suppliers, researchers, and leading trade organizations and scientific foundations are invited to participate and benefit from the Global Waste Management Symposium.

The GWMS offers many opportunities for sharing of ideas and problem solving with colleagues and GWMS sponsors, through receptions, networking functions, breaks, and the GWMS golf outing.


Leadership for the Global Waste Management Symposium rests with two committees. The Technical Committee develops the programming, including speaker identification, publication of the proceedings and develops peer-review journal submissions. The Business Committee guides venue selection, sales/marketing and the identification of strategic partners/sponsors.

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