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Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) 2020

February 23 @ 8:00 am - February 26 @ 5:00 pm

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February 23-26, 2020
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, California

Strategic Partner:

The Global Waste Management Symposium is your source for current waste industry research pertaining to all facets of the industry. GWMS only comes around every 2 years – you don’t want to miss this!

GWMS 2020 will bring together attendees from every spectrum of the waste industry to learn more about:

  • Enhanced Landfill Temperature
  • Leachate / Condensate Management
  • Landfill Gas / Landfill Gas Management
  • Gas Collection & System Management
  • Leachate Treatment: Strategies, Case Studies
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Landfill Operations
  • Coal Combustion Residuals
  • Emergency Regulatory Issues for MSW Landfills

Call for Abstracts

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is June 3, 2019.

The Seventh 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:

  • Waste minimization and reuse
  • Waste management planning
  • Landfill operation and design
  • Organics diversion/composting/anaerobic digestion
  • Elevated temperatures/Subsurface reactions in landfills
  • Global climate change and greenhouse gas emissions
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Sustainable materials management
  • Waste containment and geosynthetics
  • Odor emissions and management
  • Leachate treatment and management
  • PFAS and other emerging contaminants
  • Recycling and material markets
  • Landfill gas production, collection, emissions, modeling, and treatment
  • Waste-to-energy/Thermal Conversion
  • Waste collection, transport, and safety
  • Waste characterization
  • Management of aqueous and special wastes of broad interest
  • Wastes from energy production (e.g. coal ash)

An abstract template is available for download here.

Learn more about this event by visiting www.wastesymposium.com.

Questions? Please send an e-mail to gwms@erefdn.org.


February 23 @ 8:00 am
February 26 @ 5:00 pm