On the specific request of a number of people the deadline for the submission of abstracts for ELFM IV has been extended to June 15, 2017. This is a one-off extension. From June 16, 2017, the indico-on-line submission form will not be operational any more.
Papers for ELFM IV will be grouped into four major sessions: Geophysics, remediation and (pre)processing technologies; Thermal valorisation technologies; Upcycling technologies; Multi-criteria assessment. Submit your abstract here. The ELFM IV Symposium will deal with both Urban Solid Waste landfills and Extractive Waste/Industrial Process Residue landfills. The Early Stage Researchers of the ETN NEW-MINE and SOCRATES projects are expected to feature as Regular Speakers in the Symposium.
Invited speakers and preliminary programme
Part of the ELFM IV programme is already available as it consists of 15 Invited Lectures, featuring a number of key academic, industrial and societal ELFM actors.
For KU Leuven both Prof. Lieve Helsen and Prof. Yiannis Pontikes will feature as keynote speakers. Their lectures are titled, respectively, “Advanced waste-to-resources by plasma gasification” and “ELFM residues and inorganic polymers: challenges and opportunities”.
Other Invited Speakers will come from renowned institutes such as ETH Zürich, RWTH Aachen, Montanuniversität Leoben, TU Delft, VITO, UGent, Padua University and Linköping University. High-level industry speakers will be present as well, featuring amongst others, Advanced Plasma Power, Renewi, Go4Circle and Colruyt. Civil Society will be represented through “DE LOCALS” group living close to the Remo landfill site in Belgium. You can view the preliminary programme here >
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