European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference


Call for Abstracts

The winner of the 2018 ‘Biosolids Student & Young Professionals’ Poster Competition’ winner – Saleh Al Haddad, University of Leeds

The 2019 call for abstracts will be released in early March.



The award will be judged and presented during the conference and is open to students and early career professionals under 35 working in the water industry.

If you would like to showcase your work to over 250 industry professionals and be in with a chance of winning a monetary prize, email with a 150-word abstract, to include:

  • The title of your paper
  • A summary of your contribution
  • The key theme
  • Author names and contact details for the corresponding author


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.


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

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

    The proceedings will be produced as an E-book 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.