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Waste and Resource Management Conference

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20th June 2017,
The Open University,
Milton Keynes

Overview

Waste and resource management often presents a significant environmental challenge and across the UK ground-breaking research is being undertaken to help find holistic solutions to some of these problems. The inaugural Waste and Resource Management Conference will bring together early career researchers involved in this field to disseminate their work in a friendly academic setting.

The conference will give researchers a valuable platform to share their work and network with fellow researchers helping to foster new collaborations and inspire new research themes. We will attract a wide audience of researchers, academics and industry professionals, helping to strengthen links between academia and the waste sector. The day will include oral and poster presentations on a wide range of topics related to waste and resource management.

Who should attend:

  • Academic and industry researchers in the waste and resource management sector
  • Waste and resource management students
  • Regulators
  • Those working in the waste industry and associated trade bodies

Abstract Submission

The call for abstracts has now closed. However if you would like to present a poster at the upcoming conference please email the organisers at warm2017@open.ac.uk.

Registration now open

Please click here to register.

Awards

A small prize will be awarded for the best presentation and best poster on the day.

Location

The Open University is the largest academic institution in the UK. Our headquarters are conveniently located 46 miles north of London at Walton Hall, Milton Keynes. The Open University is easily reached by car or train and travel information can be found here. For campus map and parking click here.

Programme

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Margaret Bates – CIWM President

Linda Crichton – WRAP Head of Resource Management

Provisional Programme

Panel of Organisers

Catherine Rolph (Chair)

Ceri Gwyther

Toni Gladding

Carl Boardman

Conference contacts

Please contact us for further information warm2017@open.ac.uk 

Follow us on Twitter at @WaRM_2017 

Sponsors

This conference was made possible by an award from the Open University EEES Research and Scholarship Strategic Fund.

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