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Conference Programme

Last year we had a packed programme featuring over 60 speakers who shared their operational experiences and practical solutions with an audience of 300 biosolids and bioresource professionals.

View the 2023 conference programme 

Technical Sessions

  • Process Emissions and the Journey to Net Zero
  • Advanced Thermal Conversion (ATC) Processes
  • Advancing Anaerobic Digestion
  • Circular Economy and the Role for Nutrient Recovery
  • Landbank Security and Emerging Contaminants
  • Thickening, Dewatering and Net Zero

Discussion/Panel Sessions

Keynote Talks

Networking Opportunities

  • Early evening drinks reception in the exhibition hall
  • Conference dinner at The Lowry
  • Bioresources young professionals’ networking event (see below)
  • Over 2 hours of networking breaks each day

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With 60+ talks spanning a wide range of technical sessions, the event programme offers something for everyone with an interest in bioresources and biowaste processing.

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Bioresources Young Professionals’ Networking Event

Tuesday 14th Nov, 5pm in the Mezzanine of The Point

This session will provide a platform for students and young professionals working in bioresources to meet, share and develop ideas and create new connections. The aim of the session is to initiate the development of a bioresources young professionals network group in the UK and Europe.

If you are interested in being part of a young professionals network or would just like the chance to meet some new faces at the conference, come and join us for an informal networking session. Drinks available!

Target Audience: Students and Early Career Professionals’ (<10 years into their career)

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Student and Early Career Professionals’* Poster Award

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

This is an opportunity for you to showcase your work to over 300 industry professionals and be in with a chance of winning a monetary prize.

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.

We are still accepting poster abstracts….Submit here

*Early career professionals must be: an individual working professionally in the wastewater sector 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.

Poster Award 2019
Event Sponsor
Water and Environment Journal

CIWEM & Aqua Enviro

We are delighted to announce that CIWEM will be collaborating with Aqua Enviro to publish a special issue of the Water and Environment Journal, which will include expanded versions of the papers presented at this year’s Biosolids conference.

Aqua Enviro events are well recognised and respected worldwide. These annual events act as a unique platform to disseminate technological, processes and science advancements in the interface between academia and industry in both water and wastewater areas, which fit perfectly with the scope of the Water and Environmental Journal.

This opportunity is open to all speakers at the conference. 

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