SWANA Western Regional Symposium 2018
Sponsored by the Solid Waste Association of North America, Founding Chapter
Palm Springs, CA | May 21-24, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS | Deadline: November 6, 2017

Abstract Guidelines: 1-2 page narrative (250-500 words) describing proposed presentation

For over 50 years, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has been the leading professional association in the solid waste and recycling fields. SWANA is an organization of professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy, and research. Take this opportunity to apply to be one of a select group presenting at the premier conference for California professionals in the solid waste and resource management industry. Showcase your innovative projects and accomplishments in a friendly environment conducive to learning and career development.

Of special interest are presentations that focus on workplace safety, big data, product stewardship, technology advancements, sustainable materials management, operations management, advocacy, education, China’s import restrictions, innovative programs and educational programs and the private sector’s effort to meet changing public policy.

Solid waste practices, opportunities, challenges, and policies are changing at a fast and furious pace with many divergent paths and practices. The SWANA Symposium encourages the sharing of industry information and creation of educational opportunities for attendees. If you’re ready to share your expertise and engage in lively discussions, please submit an abstract for consideration. We look forward to reviewing your submittal!

Presenters are provided a complimentary full day pass to the Symposium on the day of the presentation.


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