NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Waste360 Group today announced that Dr. Jacques Franco, Science and Policy Fellow at the UC Davis Policy Institute for Energy, Environment and Economy, will keynote the 2016 Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) (www.wastesymposium.com). The GWMS is North America's leading technical conference for the presentation of applied and fundamental research and case studies on waste management. The event is produced in conjunction with Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) and the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), will take place January 31-February 3, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, CA.
"The Global 2016 Waste Management Symposium is an intimate three-day event that fosters collaboration and offers comprehensive solid waste engineering and management research and case studies. We're working hard to make this year's program more comprehensive than ever, delivering the critical content and research that delegates need to know," said Mark Hickey, Vice President, Penton's Waste360 Group.
The 2016 GWMS serves the needs of landfill owners and operators, as well as engineers and consultant and vendor communities researchers, vendors/suppliers, solid waste generators, government agencies, waste service companies, trade organizations and academicians.
Bryan Staley, Ph.D., P.E., President and CEO, EREF said, "We are delighted that Jacques Franco is joining us to discuss the important work he has done in California. His 25 years of solid waste experience will provide valuable insights on policy development in California that will contribute to the conference."
Franco will discuss the manner in which California developed its policies on solid waste management and his expectations of how waste will be managed in the state in the future. He brings more than 25 years of expertise in environmental science in California, as well as research and leadership in both the private and public sectors of the solid waste industry. Previously, he was CalRecycle's lead technical person for urban biomass to fuels and energy conversion technologies. Franco has also authored and edited over 40 technical and peer-reviewed publications.
The conference will offer innovative presentations and posters in many areas related to solid waste engineering and management.
Conference tracks include:
- Organic Diversion
- Landfill Operations
- Elevated Landfill Temperatures
- Leachate Treatment & Case Studies
- Waste Management Planning
- Coal Combustion Residuals
- Gas Collection & System Management
- Anaerobic Digestion
To learn more about the conference agenda, click here to view the agenda.
For more information and to register to attend 2016 Global Waste Management Symposium, please visit http://www.wastesymposium.com.
Media interested in obtaining media credentials to attend the 2016 Global Waste Management Symposium, contact Meredith Fortunato, Meredith.email@example.com
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