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2019 EREF Summit on Organics

July 17 - July 18

About the Summit

EREF’s Summit on Organics will bring together practicing engineers, academics, industry professionals, government personnel and policy makers to discuss topics related to organic waste management. On top of the cutting edge research and facility tour, you can expect numerous networking opportunities with professionals and academics sharing your interest in organics.

Interested in the type of content featured at the Summit? Click here to view presentations from our 2017 event.

The Summit will feature:

July 17: One full day of presentations and discussion related to organics management

July 18: Facility Tours –

  • South San Francisco Scavenger Anaerobic Digestion Facilities
  • GreenWaste Recovery’s new materials recovery facility


Crowne Plaza San Francisco Airport
1177 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010

Call for Abstracts

Interested in sharing your expertise? We’re looking for data-driven presentations. Presentations should be 20 minutes in length and address organic waste management topics such as:

  • Technology (e.g. composting, anaerobic digestion)
  • Collection and material separation
  • Policy successes and/or lessons learned
  • Permitting considerations
  • Air and stormwater emissions
  • State and local infrastructure development
  • Perspectives and needs in California
  • End product quality, end markets
  • Case studies and pilot projects (e.g. institutional, municipal)
  • Emerging topics, cutting-edge research (e.g. PFOAs)
  • Other considerations for organics management

For more information on this call for abstracts or to submit, click here.
Deadline for abstract submissions is March 25, 2019.


Registration will open soon!

Ken Beaver 2
Shakira Hobbs 7
Trish and Bryan

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EREF Education Program
(919) 861-6876