Scientific Program

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Room: Plenary Hall

08:30 - 09:30 | Opening Ceremony
‣ Opening Address by President, Hellenic Solid Waste Management Association (HSWMA), Greece
‣ Speech by President, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), Brazil

09:30 - 10:00 | Keynote speaker 1

10:30 - 11:30

Moderator: Bjorn Appelqvist
ISWA
Room: Plenary Hall

10:30 - 10:55 | Keynote speaker 3, Prof. Costas Vellis
10:55 - 11:20 | Keynote speaker 4, Antonis Mavropoulos former ISWA President

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Session 1
Definitions & Practices
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UNEP IETC – GWMO2 New Global Waste Management Outlook report

Session 2
Closed Loops and Recycling Markets
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The Relationship Between Circular and Low Carbon Economies
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Substances and Concern (chemicals, pathogens)
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Session 5
Global Network of Centers of excellence for Climate Change and Circular Economy
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Global Value Chains and Circular Economy
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Session 7
The Role of digitalization in a Circular Economy
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Session 8
Going Green: Women's role in a post-COVID green economic recovery!
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Session 9
WGRWM What drives recycling on a circular and warming Planet A?
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Session 10
Metrics & Indicators
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Session 11
Single use plastics and their fate - EU Joined Session, ISWA EU Project Plastics Circularity Innovation Showcase
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Session 12
Material replacement possibilities and impacts
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Session 13
Mechanical VS Chemical Plastic Recycling: Pros and Cons - EU - Multicycle Advanced & Sustainable Recycling Processes and Value Chains for Plastic - Based Multi-Materials
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Session 14
Plastic Waste & Globalization
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YPG/WGL, Roadmap for Sustainable Waste Management in Developing Countries - Young Professionals' Perspective
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19:00 - 21:00

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Session 15
Waste Minimization and Prevention, WG (A)
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Session 16
Redefining Recycling Towards Circular Models, WG (A)
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Session 17
The Role of Energy Recovery in a Circular Economy, WG
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Sesssion 18
The Role of Biowaste Management in Circular Models, WG
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Session 15
Waste Minimization and Prevention, WG (A)
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Session 19
Hazardous Substances Management in a Circular Economy, WG
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Session 21
WGER, Project Launch: ISWA Whitebook on Energy-from-Waste (EfW)
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Session 20
Circular Economy and Fuels Derived from Waste
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Session 18
The Role of Biowaste Management in Circular Models, WG
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Session on Food Waste Separation in High Density Cities
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Session 22 (A)
The central role of Depollution and Pathogens Destruction (example: COVID 19)
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WG on Biological Treatment of Waste

Session 22 (B)
The central role of Depollution and Pathogens Destruction (example: COVID 19) - WGHCW, How the profile of Healthcare Waste has changes as the result of a global pandemic, what happens next?
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WG MSW and Biowaste management for small Islands

Session 23 (A)
The Role of Landfills in a Circular Economy (transitioning from dumpsites to sanitary landfills, landfilling mining, sustainable landfill management), WG
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Session 24
CDTF, The Last Call: From Dumpsite closure to strategic final sinks in the Circular Economy
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Session 25
Royal Academy of Engineering - GRoSEEL | UNEP CCAC - Closing Dumpsites
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UNEP CCAC - Closing Dumpsites - Case of Tyre, Lebanon

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Session 26
Separate Collection - WGCTT, Optimizing Collection & Transportation with appropriate separate waste collection, vehicle selection and ICT
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Session 27
Textiles, WGGLI & WGRWM, Textile waste in the field of tension between legislation economi interests technology development and the Environment
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Session 23 (B)
The Role of Landfills in a Circular Economy (transitioning from dumpsites to sanitary landfills, landfilling mining, sustainable landfill management), WG
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Session 28
WGCCWM, Debating the Pros and Cons: Is the waste sector ready to go beyond weight-basted targets?
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Session 29
WM&R, Waste Management and Research Special Issue: The latest Research in SWM
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Session 30
EU-DECOAT, Recycling multi-layered products: Removal of coatings from textile substrates
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Session 31
E-U Waste & Demolition Waste (A)
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Session 31
E-U Waste & Demolition Waste (B)
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19:00 - 22:00

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Pete Hugh
Design Director - Incubator
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Circular Economy in the Balkan Region, Mediterranean, and the EU sphere of influence (A+B)
Session 32 (A)
Greece National waste Management Plan | Greece National Waste Circular Economy Plan
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Session 32 (B)
Status and possibility of implementation of Circular Economy in South East European & Balkan Countries
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Circular Economy and The Tourism Industry
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WGBTW, The role and the economic value of Restoring Carbon content in Mediterranean soils in the framework of the Circular Economy applied to Biowaste Recycling
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Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Context
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Session 35
Circular Economy Policies & Regulations & Financing CE & Waste Management, WG (A)
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Session 36
Extended Producer Responsibility, Deposit, Return Systems and Alternatives - WGGLI, Can the concept of extended producer responsibility be applied in low and middle income countries? (A)
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Session 37
Stakeholder inclusion & Communications, Communication & Social Issues, WG - WGCSI, How to raise public acceptance for Waste Management Projects and Initiatives (A)
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Session 38
New processes, new materials, new rules: Enhancing Standards, international Rules and Framework Conditions & Industrial Symbiosis
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13:30 - 14:30

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Session 35
Circular Economy Policies & Regulations & Financing CE & Waste Management, WG (B)
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Curated Session
End of Waste
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Session 36
Extended Producer Responsibility, Deposit, Return Systems and Alternatives - WGGLI, Can the concept of extended producer responsibility be applied in low and middle income countries? (A)
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Session 40
Finance - CALC, The Circularity Salon: Exploring and Measuring the impacts of Waste prevention processes and circularity in cities
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Session 37
Stakeholder inclusion & Communications, Communication & Social Issues, WG - WGCSI, How to raise public acceptance for waste management projects and initiatives (B)
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Session on CE in Flanders
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Session 39
CE in municipalities
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Session 40
ISWA Municipalities - UN Habitat Waste Wise Cities - WEF - YEH - WWF - C40 Cities session
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18.00 - 19.00

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19:00 - 19:30

Room: Plenary Hall
09:00 - 17:00

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