The Sixth International Conference on Waste Management and Technology
The Sixth International Conference on Waste Management and Technology was held in Tsinghua University during Aug. 30-Sep.01 in Suzhou. This conference was hosted by Tsinghua University, Solid Waste Branch of Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences, United Nations Environment Programme and Stockholm Convention Regional Centre for Capacity-building and the Transfer of Technology in Asia and the Pacific, and organized by Basel Convention Basel Convention Coordinating Centre for Asia and the Pacific- BCRC China and National Center of Solid Waste Management, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, supported by Suzhou Environmental Protection Bureau. 289 delegates from universities, research and academic institutions, government departments and industries in 34 countries attend the conference. The steering committee of ICWMT converges 48 outstanding experts and scholars from all over the world in solid waste treatment area, Prof. Hao Jiming, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering undertakes the chair of steering committee, and Prof. Jinhui Li from Tsinghua University, executive secretary of BCRC China undertakes the Chair of Conference.
Prof. Hao Jiming, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Mr. Zhang Shigang, Coordinator of United Nations Environment Programme China Office, Dr. Chen Ying form National Center of Solid Waste Management representing Department of Pollution Prevention and Control, Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Quan Hao Director of the Solid Waste Branch of Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences made speeches on the ceremony. 60 famous experts and scholars all over the world gave speeches on Solid waste management and treatment technology, E-waste waste management and treatment technology such as Mr. Dadan Wardhana H.S from Swcretatiat of the Basel Convention, Prof. Shin-ichi Sakai from Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Prof. Fumikazu Yoshida, School of Public Policy, Hokkaido University. All papers accepted by the Selected Proceedings of ICWMT 6 would be published by Scientific Research Publishing and indexed by ISTP.
Another back to back conference named Regional Workshop on the Public Private Partnership for E-Waste Collection hosted by BCRC China in Suzhou, during 29-30 August 2011. Moreover, Seminar of Solid Waste Strategy Research in China was held combined with the ICWMT 6, on 31th August, 2011.