European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference

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Call for Papers

SUBMITTING AN ABSTRACT

If you would like to give a talk at the conference then please submit a 200-word abstract that includes the following details, to frances.woodhead@aquaenviro.co.uk

  • The title of the presentation
  • The key theme(s) covered by the presentation (see below)
  • Authors names and contacts details for the corresponding author
  • An overview of the full presentation or poster

 

Deadline for all abstract submissions – Monday 3rd June 2019. 

 

2019 THEMES

  • Delivering operational efficiencies in AMP7
  • Engineering and biological advances in AD
  • Biogas & energy management
  • Technology integration, biorefineries and the circular economy
  • Food waste quality, collection and processing
  • Sludge (Use in Agriculture) Regulations – thirty years on
  • Landbank security
  • Modelling & software developments
  • Thickening and dewatering
  • Barriers to upscaling and commercialization in processing technologies

 

Technology Suppliers

As this is a technical conference, we encourage papers that share operational experiences. If you are a technology supplier and would like to be considered for a technical presentation, your abstract should include further details such as site specifics and performance data. Ideally, the abstract should be presented by an appropriate client.

Poster Presentations and the Students and Young Professionals Poster Award

Poster submissions are welcome from individuals or teams at all career stages, whilst students and young professionals (under 35 and working in the water & waste sectors) are eligible for the Students and Young Professionals Poster Award.

Poster presentations are a great way to share preliminary ideas / results with an industry audience. The event also provides a great forum to interact with your industry peers, stimulating future collaborations and other opportunities.

If you are interested in submitting a poster abstract, please follow the instructions below and indicate whether you would like to be considered for the award.

Attending conferences is a great way to improve your professional network and expand your knowledge of the industry. Students and early career professionals are also offered significantly reduced rates – please see registration for further details.

The conference is CPD Accredited by CIWEM   

*Early career professionals must be:

an individual working professionally in the biosolids / organic resources sectors for less than 3 years after graduation; or an academic/postgraduate/post doctorate in a permanent position in a UK institution (full or part time), with no more than three years of experience at lecturer level.

  • SPEAKER REQUIREMENTS

    Speakers will be required to provide the following before the event:

    • A powerpoint presentation in 16:9 format
    • A speaker introduction form (so the chairperson can introduce you)
    • A written paper (papers are encouraged but remain optional)
    • An extended abstract (if a full paper isn’t written)

    The proceedings will be available shortly after the conference and all contributions made available for free download on our website 16 months after the event.

    NB. speaker slots are 25 minutes in length (20 minutes talk / 5 minutes Q&A)

    Speakers are required to register and pay to present their work at the conference.