European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference


  • Main Sponsor

Call for Papers

We are still inviting papers on any topic associated with the production and use of biosolids and organic resources.

• AD pre-treatment (THP, enzymic hydrolysis, shearing, steam explosion)
• AD efficiency
• Beyond CHP – maximising energy production
• Thickening and dewatering
• Odour management
• Nutrient recovery (high strength liquids, digestate treatment and ashes)
• Landbank challenges and opportunities
• Alternative uses: thermal processes and biorefining
• Product quality – emerging contaminants, bacterial loading, microplastics
• Advances in analytical and monitoring methods and approaches
• Water 2020: future strategy

Please email all submissions by 12th June to  they will be assessed and we will let you know the result by 7th July.


  • Submitting an Abstract

    If you would like to present a paper or poster at this conference, please submit a 150 word abstract that includes:

    •  A proposed title
    • A concise summary of your contribution
    • Author names and organisations, including contact details of the corresponding author.

    Please email all submissions by 12th June 2017 to and we will let you know the result by 7th July.

    If you are successful, the papers /posters will be grouped with others on a similar theme and put into the programme.  The author will then speak at the conference or display their poster (they pay a reduced author rate to attend).

    The papers will then be published as an eBook.  In addition, six months after the conference papers are put on our website for free download.  There will be links to your company website from this.

    You can see a lot of papers including the abstracts (usually at the beginning of the paper) on our website  If you search for the biosolids conference you will get an idea of what is required.

    NEW THIS YEAR:  Biosolids Students and Young Professionals Poster Award

    Entry is open to students and young professionals under 35 working in the industry.   If you are interested in submitting an abstract, please follow the instructions above indicating that you would like to be considered for the Award.  The deadline is less strict for posters, but please send your proposal before 7th July and we will let you know the decision by 21st July.

    Attending conferences is a great way to improve your professional network and expand your knowledge of the industry.  So we are offering students and young professionals significantly reduced rates (£100 off the standard price for young professionals and £100 plus VAT per day for students/academics)  to encourage attendance.

    Please email your abstract