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The Ninth Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) will serve as a forum for the presentation of applied and fundamental research, case studies and policy analysis on solid waste and materials management. We invite the community of researchers, engineers, designers, academicians, students, facility owners and operators, regulators and policymakers to participate. The GWMS will be held in a setting where all participants can share ideas and will include oral and poster presentations as well as social events to provide opportunities for technical interaction and discussion.
We invite abstracts in all areas related to solid waste engineering and management, including, but not limited to:
An abstract template is available for download here. This template must be used. The abstract should provide sufficient detail to show that the submission contains significant results of a case study, applied or fundamental research, or policy/regulatory/economic analysis. Inclusion of tables or figures that summarize selected results is encouraged. Abstract length is limited to two pages of single-spaced text, excluding tables and figures.
Abstracts describing plans for future work or that sell a product or service will not be accepted. The symposium technical committee will make final decisions regarding presentations.
Final decisions regarding presentations will be made by the symposium technical committee.
Abstracts must be submitted electronically. Please name the file by the primary author’s last name, affiliation and a few descriptive words on the topic, such as “Heffley-ACME-recyclingcontamination.pdf”.
Notification to authors regarding whether or not the abstract is accepted will be provided by September 1, 2023.